5 Mistakes to Avoid in your Voice of Customer Program

PeopleMetrics

What are the Top 5 Mistakes that limit the success of a Voice of the Customer program? VoC programs change the culture of an organization by putting the customer first and responding to customers who have poor experiences. Retain Customers?

Adding value with contextualised Voice of Customer

Customer Interactions

For me, the unique value of consulting services supporting CEM software is the ability to distil huge quantities of customer data into the ‘so what’ that drives progressive business change around the Voice of the Customer. NICE Fizzback has 8 years of experience in mining swathes of customer feedback to produce the actionable and succinct recommendations that can bring a CEM program to life.

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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. That’s where CEM comes into play.

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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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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?

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.

The 6 Key Customer Experience Mistakes Companies Make

Waypoint Group

The 6 Key Mistakes Companies Make with their Customers. Customers keep the B2B world moving, and as companies grow and markets change, the response to them must also change. Techniques for customer success have been streamlined but not always in a positive way.

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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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. Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D.,

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. Don't let this be your customer!

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 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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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?

How to Leverage Your ISO 9001 Customer Satisfaction Survey to Build an Enduring Customer Experience Program

PeopleMetrics

To comply with ISO 9001, thus do business in your industry, you are required to run an annual customer satisfaction survey. This is where having an end-to-end Customer Experience Management (CEM) software platform comes in. Identify the main quality of service improvement areas.

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Governance in Customer Journey Mapping

SuiteCX

CEM/CJM Governance is a process focused on managing the quality, consistency, usability, security, and availability of your overall CEM strategy as well as for the building blocks such as VOC/VOE/Journey Maps and CEM Dashboards. Governance in Customer Journey Mapping. Governance in Customer Journey Mapping March, 2015. Coordinated Regional Centers of Excellence Combines decentralized and centralized. Level of maturity.

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. In fact, many of our clients even house CX within the marketing world.

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. Nominees are rated based on their capabilities, results, and client feedback. This year’s crop of candidates was quite competitive.

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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!

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. CX – 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. This was the first time we heard of how experiences, rather than product or service, are a distinct economic offering. We heard talk of Machine Marketers , Personas , Play Books , Influencer Marketing , Big Data/ Big Science , Webrooming & Showrooming and GDPR. The customer isn’t always at the heart of these programmes, the organisation is.

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