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5 Ways to Reimagine Customer Experience in the Time of COVID-19

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A look into the new-normal customer and how to meet their evolving expectations. Articles

How to Design an Omnichannel CX Program That Beats the 67% Failure Rate

NICE inContact

Nearly 70% of companies fail at designing omnichannel CX. To beat the odds, follow these 5 steps to creating a future-proof omnichannel CX program that supports seamless channel hopping across any channel your customer prefers.

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4 C’s of CX Culture: How Well is Your Company Doing?

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

What is a Customer-First Culture, and Why is It Important? There are plenty of noble reasons for wanting to create great customer experiences. Each interaction a customer has with your brand is an opportunity to make their day even the slightest bit brighter , which is as meaningful today as ever.

Boosting Field Service Efficiency with Augmented Reality

TechSee

Field service organizations in 2020 are challenged to continue providing the service excellence their customers expect while minimizing human contact.

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How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

3 Leaders Share How We Can Use Our Power As Individuals to Create Meaningful Change

Customer Bliss

Have you been keeping up with me on my LinkedIn Live conversations? If not, what are you waiting for? As many of us continue to work from home and shift working styles due to the pandemic, I’ve been interviewing practitioners and thought leaders about how we can adapt and continue to show up as our best selves in our roles.

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Can Workforce Engagement Turn Your Problem Agent into a Model Agent?

NICE inContact

There’s always at least one in every contact center. The agent that tests your patience, triggers an eye-twitch, elicits some curse words (in your head, of course) and makes your job as a contact center manager much more challenging at times.

Don’t Just Drive CX Success, Sustain It

Heart of the Customer

We’re in the homestretch of my series on how to apply John Kotter’s change management work to customer experience! The penultimate seventh step, Sustain Acceleration, is an important reminder that you can’t rest on your laurels.

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Following the Shot In

ShepHyken

Much of my life is spent traveling. Lately, I’ve been home more than usual, along with most other people in the era of COVID-19. When I am home, I play hockey three or four times a week.

7 Statistics that Show the High Cost of Siloed Communications

Tricia Morris

In two new research notes, industry analysts warn about the negative impact disparate communication and collaboration tools are having on not just the employee experience – but the customer experience, as well.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Beware of Assumptions About Your Customers

Wired and Dangerous

We were working in Philadelphia and stayed at a chain hotel that did not have the practice of sliding the receipt under your hotel room door the morning you checked out.

Make it Easy - Give Customers the Support Experience They Expect and Value

NICE inContact

In the first post of this three part series, Effective Customer Service Can be the Key to Small Business Growth, we talked about how small businesses need to protect their existing customer base if they want to achieve meaningful, sustainable growth.

You're Being Watched: The Financial Impacts of Neglecting CX

Vanilla Forums

Too often, organizations fall into the trap of viewing business value with a money-in, money-out mentality, and as a result, end up putting customer experience on the backburner. This is a big mistake.

Creating Value for Customers: How to Help Customers Thrive

Totango

Making your customers successful is ultimately about delivering value —you can create value for your customers by placing them in a position to grow their enterprise through the efficient use of your product to meet their business challenges.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Guest Post: 4 Ways to Generate Revenue From Your Contact Center This Holiday Season

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article from Gladly, a customer service platform. Learn how to best prepare your contact center for the holiday season. As the holidays fast approach, many companies are starting to think about how to maximize efficiency within their contact centers. But how can you stay efficient and drive revenue while still delivering radically personal customer service? It may seem impossible to do all of this at the same time, especially as companies are asked to do more with less.

Introducing a Faster and Smarter Way to Search

Brandwatch CX

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Organizations of all Sizes Can Benefit from these 8 IVR Capabilities

NICE inContact

If CX is the king, then an interactive voice response (IVR) system is the butler that greets the castle visitors. A well-designed IVR, just like a competent butler, cordially greets guests, assesses the reason for their visit, and makes sure they reach their destination.

022: Health & Wellness Has Never Been More Vital Than It Is Today with Dr. Paul Bizjak

The DiJulius Group

In today’s episode, customer experience expert John DiJulius talks with health & wellness expert Dr. Paul Bizjak. Dr. Paul Bizjak is a serial self-experimenter, working to test success & wellness theories in an effort to help others live their best life possible.

Busy Season? Keep Customers Satisfied with Great Support

A great customer experience drives customer loyalty. Learn how to keep your customers happy this holiday season by helping them through their channel of choice with seasonal support experts.

Chief Customer Officer – What’s in a Name?

Andrew Mcfarland

Calling Sales leaders the Chief Customer Officer confuses customers and hurts companies. Best Practices Customer Loyalty CCO Chief Customer Officer

In pursuit of optimality

Interactions

This blog is written courtesy of Interactions R&D team.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of September 28, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. CX50 2020: Great customer experience starts with company culture by Morag Cuddeford-Jones.

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Make It Sizzle! 3 Secrets to Unlocking Your IVR for Greater Revenue

NICE inContact

The ability to use AI in your contact center business is growing exponentially. You might be asking yourself, "where do we start?". Learn the secrets of Fortune 200 companies who are using an AI-powered IVR to achieve their KPIs and gain a competitive advantage. AI Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Agent Engagement Contact Center Trends & Insights CXOne NICE inContact CXone

The 5 E's of Community: Support Forums and Beyond

Speaker: Angelica Coleman, Community Lead, Snowflake

In order to establish a robust community, you need to have strong community objectives in place that are supported with the proper types of programs; programs that will help your community succeed. But narrowing down on your community objectives can be difficult, let alone knowing how to structure your community programs and offerings in a way that supports them. Join Vanilla Forums on Friday, October 8th at 12 PM ET for a webinar led by Angelica Coleman, the Community Lead at Snowflake, as she walks us through the 5 E's that are essential to establishing your key community objectives: Education, Enable, Expand, Engage and Evangelize.

Building Your Product Adoption Strategy: 5 Ways to Improve Customer Engagement

Totango

Customer success in the 2020s is a precision business. Just as resource companies have boosted yields and increased prospect success rates through the adoption of increasingly accurate scientific measurements, striking gold in customer success has become a product of data and observation.

How to Improve CX Survey Response Rates

Wootric

Are you happy with your survey response rate? A low response rate can be a problem because you’re not only missing out on valuable data, but you may be irritating your customers by sending complex surveys at the wrong time.

10 Leadership Strategies To ‘Crawl, Walk, Run’ Your Way To Success

Doing CX Right

Leadership article originally published in Forbes, Sept 2020. Happy employees fuel happy customers. This statement may sound strange but it is true and dependent on great leadership. They go hand in hand.

How Well Do You Know What You Really Want?

Beyond Philosophy

How Well Do You Know What You Really Want? Have you ever bought a book you thought you should read and then didn’t read it? Did you ever buy a variety of yogurt flavors and then throw out some of them after they expired because you never wanted that flavor when it was time to eat yogurt?

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!