Reputation Management or Customer Experience Management?

CX Journey

Background image courtesy of Unsplash Which should you focus on: reputation management or customer experience management? companies have a myriad of options for listening to customers online and uncovering when and where good and bad experiences are taking place.

CEMs vs. CRMs (And Why You Need Both)

PeopleMetrics

Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are the same, right?”. While it may be true that at their core, both systems revolve around the key interactions a customer has with your brand, CRMs and CEMs serve distinctly different purposes and operate from two contrasting angles. while CEMs tell you why it's happening (why do prospects convert. or not, why do customers return.

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Why Customer Success is not Customer Experience

CloudCherry

Who owns the customer experience in your organization? When it comes to putting customer experience management into action, it’s critical to know who owns the moving pieces. However, in reality, customer experience comes from a vastly different place.

Why Customer Success is not Customer Experience

CloudCherry

Who owns the customer experience in your organization? When it comes to putting customer experience management into action, it’s critical to know who owns the moving pieces. However, in reality, customer experience comes from a vastly different place.

#CXSecrets: Use Your VoC Program to Quickly Answer Strategic Market Research Questions

PeopleMetrics

Like many of my peers, I too broke into the customer experience space by way of the market research world—working at a large firm on a variety of highly valuable market research programs before founding PeopleMetrics in 2001. The single source of truth.

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Getting CEM Buy-In at Large-Sized Businesses: 3 Tips from those in the Know

Clarabridge

Getting buy-in for a Customer Experience Management (CEM) program isn’t always easy. For larger-sized companies with thousands of employees worldwide, it can be particularly hard to reach and convince all of the stakeholders who are needed to make the program successful.

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The Evolving Chief Customer Officer: Identifying Value, Authority, Scope, Responsibilities, and Strategic Direction Within the Enterprise

Beyond Philosophy

In the past decade, we’ve seen the number of companies with an individual in the role of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) – nicely defined by Wikipedia as “the executive responsible for the total relationship with an organization’s customers” – grow from under 100 to thousands today. Five Core Areas of Functional Responsibility. They are; Customer Experience and Value Optimization. Customer Insight, Data and Action Generation.

Customer Experience Strategy: An A to Z Glossary

Lumoa

Customer experience has been on the rise during the last couple of years. From the traditional product-oriented businesses we’re moving towards customer understanding and customer-centric approaches. How to take actions on customer experience?

A to Z Guide to Customer Experience Definitions and Terms

Lumoa

Customer experience has been on the rise during the last couple of years. From the traditional product-oriented businesses we’re moving towards customer understanding and customer-centric approaches. How to take actions on customer experience?

A Bonus Lesson from Listen or Die

PeopleMetrics

One year ago today, I launched my book, Listen or Die: 40 Lessons that Turn Customer Feedback into Gold ( check it out on Amazon! ). The goal of the book was to share best practices on how to create a great Voice of Customer (VoC) program. Chatbots and endless IVR loops may scale, but they often do not deliver a great customer experience. Customers want things to be easy with as little friction as possible.

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Customer Care … CRM … Customer Experience — What’s the Difference?

ClearAction

Customer Care … CRM … Customer Experience — What’s the Difference? Customer Care … Customer Relationship ManagementCustomer Experience — what’s the difference? The purpose of any organization is to serve a customer need.

Customer Care … CRM … Customer Experience — What’s the Difference?

ClearAction

Customer Care … CRM … Customer Experience — What’s the Difference? Customer Care … Customer Relationship ManagementCustomer Experience — what’s the difference? The purpose of any organization is to serve a customer need.

The Death of EFM? Part 2

Customer Interactions

This blog recently examined Bruce Temkins musings on EFM, considered the relevance and longevity of the term and looked at why Fizzback’s next generation solution is at the very frontier of Customer Experience Management (CEM), superceding those to have reigned before it. As Temkin’s title so coarsely asserted, EFM is dead – however what is very much alive is operational voice of customer.

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How to Tie Compensation to Your VoC Program

PeopleMetrics

Yes, you should tie compensation to your Voice of Customer (VoC) program ( it’s the best way to get your people to actually use it! ). There are many creative ways to tie VoC to compensation, but one of the most common ways is do it through a bonus program. Your bonus program could be based on people achieving a particular NPS level or customer satisfaction score. Are you collecting enough customer feedback to define your goals effectively?

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Are You There, Company? It's Me, Your Customer.

PeopleMetrics

Your customer experience management (CEM) system is up and running. You are actively listening to your customers and have an impressive 20% survey response rate. All signs point to a successful Voice of Customer (VoC) program.

ANNOUNCING Listen or Die: 40 Lessons That Turn Customer Feedback Into Gold

PeopleMetrics

After months of brainstorms , meetings, late nights and deadlines, I am thrilled to announce that my first book, Listen or Die: 40 Lessons That Turn Customer Feedback Into Gold , will be available for purchase on Amazon starting Tuesday June 19th, 2018. Listen or Die is a culmination of my 20+ years of CX experience boiled down into 40 quick lessons. Many companies collect customer feedback, but very few act on what they hear.

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Voice of the Customer – Gain Valuable Insights From Customer Feedback

Retently

How much do you focus on customer retention? If you don’t, you’re likely to hemorrhage money in the long run, given that acquiring new customers will cost you 5 times more than retaining existing clients. How Do You Define Voice of the Customer?

CX Secrets: The Importance of Aligning CX with Marketing

PeopleMetrics

Customer Experience often lives within Marketing, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the two are always aligned. Watch this edition of CX Secrets above , or click here to download the video transcript. When advertising doesn't align with experience.

Inspiring a CX Revolution: C3 2017 Day 1 Highlights

Clarabridge

A revolution is brewing in sunny Miami Beach thanks to our ninth annual Clarabridge Customer Connections (C3) Conference. American Family Insurance Unpacks the Importance of a Customer-Centric Culture. Come back to our blog tomorrow for a recap of Day 2 at C3!

2015 Temkin Group CX Vendor Excellence Award Winners

Experience Matters

Today we announced the results of the 2015 Temkin Group CX Vendor Excellence Awards. Once again we had a great group of nominees, making the scoring difficult for the judges. In its third year, these awards recognize companies that provide products and services that help companies improve the customer experience they deliver. This year’s crop of candidates was quite competitive. Temkin Group is not responsible for the accuracy of this content.

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A Journey Mapping Glossary

SuiteCX

Every discipline has its own set of rhetoric, catch-phrases and dreaded TLAs (three-letter acronyms). We thought we would take a moment to define some of the terms that are commonly used within the customer experience and journey mapping disciplines. 360 Degree View of the Customer refers to the compilation of all the data about a customer in one place. in a single view of the customer experience.

2017 the Year of Undelivered Promise

Customer Alignment

This year, customer experience has broadly been recognised by the business community as a key imperative and growth driver. The ‘ Experience Economy’ first conceptualised by Pine & Gilmore back in 1998 is here. This was the first time we heard of how experiences, rather than product or service, are a distinct economic offering. As reported in my recent piece , we saw actions to improve the customer experience stall – particularly in Europe.

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