Exploring the Elusive ROI of Customer Experience Management

ClearAction

Exploring the Elusive ROI of Customer Experience Management. These promises as stated in the opening paragraph aren't so much about customers' well-being as they are about the company's well-being. Customer Experience Management: Is Your Focus Lagging?

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Connecting Customer Experience Goals to Financial Metrics to Prove ROI

CloudCherry

Social media, online reviews, product ratings—these platforms have transformed into the customer’s soapbox, empowering them to speak freely about a brand’s strengths and faults. In today’s customer-centric market, the customer experience is no longer just a marketing factor to consider.

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Connecting Customer Experience Goals to Financial Metrics to Prove ROI

CloudCherry

Social media, online reviews, product ratings—these platforms have transformed into the customer’s soapbox, empowering them to speak freely about a brand’s strengths and faults. In today’s customer-centric market, the customer experience is no longer just a marketing factor to consider.

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Breaking Down Silos for Customer Experience Management

ClearAction

Breaking Down Silos for Customer Experience Management. Since customers see their experience as a horizontal series of steps (journey), are silos of experts across the company negatively affecting customer experience? Use Customer Inputs Everywhere.

Customer Centric Internal Branding

ClearAction

Customer Centric Internal Branding Lynn Hunsaker. Customer centric internal branding revolves around customer well-being. By the way, what’s promised to customers should, in fact, be what your internal behaviors actually produce.).

Is Your Customer Engagement Really Customer-Centric?

ClearAction

Is Your Customer Engagement Really Customer-Centric? Customer engagement can yield short-term or long-term rewards or penalties, depending on how customer-centric they are. However, not all are doing what is necessary to be truly customer-centric.

The Guide to Evaluating Customer Experience Management Software

Wootric CX Blog

These days, customer experience is really what makes great companies stand out from good ones. So, it’s time for you to start measuring and improving customer experience. Names and their acronyms include: Customer experience software (CX).

Customer-Centric Marketing: Step-Up Performance

ClearAction

Customer-Centric Marketing: Step-Up Performance Lynn Hunsaker. Customer-centric marketing is necessary, yet far from sufficient — from customers’ and investors’ perspectives. Examine the gap between aiming at the customer and elevating the customer.

Are Your Customer Care Metrics Customer-Centric?

ClearAction

Are Your Customer Care Metrics Customer-Centric? Customer care metrics are a barometer of performance across a variety of customer interactions such as chat, text messages, email, social media and communities. Customer wait time during chat.

Acquisition Addiction’s Impact on Customer Experience ROI

ClearAction

Acquisition Addiction’s Impact on Customer Experience ROI Lynn Hunsaker. Addiction to acquisition of customers is taking a toll on customer experience ROI. Forty-four percent of companies don’t know their customer turnover rate. Customer Value

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5 Facts to End the ROI Debate on Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

For many years, there has been a debate whether you could assign a dollar amount to determine the return on investment for any Customer Experience improvements. We were also able to use this data to predict future membership length based on the quality of experience.

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3 Types of Customer Experience Action Essential to ROI

ClearAction

3 Types of Customer Experience Action Essential to ROI. If your recipe for customer experience ROI does not call for 3 types of action, it will probably flop. Here's the recipe: 1) Micro Customer Experience Action.

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How to “Center” Your Business on Customer Experience Excellence

ClearAction

How to “Center” Your Business on Customer Experience Excellence Lynn Hunsaker. Uncentered pottery will eventually crack, just as management uncentered on customers will lead to costly cracks in customer experience.

8 Customer Experience Metric Silos Mask Momentum

ClearAction

8 Customer Experience Metric Silos Mask Momentum Lynn Hunsaker. Metrics selection can be the most pivotal decision you make in your customer experience management strategy. That’s because what gets measured gets managed.

Five Proven Ways to Increase Your ROI, By the #1 Attraction on Trip Advisor

Beyond Philosophy

Downie would tell you that it wasn’t his goal to be #1 on Trip Advisor, but instead to be the best experience for their Customers that they could. At the time they began their Customer Experience improvement process, the concept was relatively new and largely untested.

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How Human Resources Can Add Value to Customer Experience Excellence

ClearAction

How Human Resources Can Add Value to Customer Experience Excellence. Customer experience (CX) is all about people getting what they need in their lives. People in your company are central to designing and delivering great customer experiences.

How to Solve Customer Experience Silos

ClearAction

How to Solve Customer Experience Silos Lynn Hunsaker. Customer experience silos are kryptonite, weakening your super-friendly staff, touch-points and designs. Smooth customer experiences require silo-solving across the customer journey.

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Loving Suppliers for Customer Experience Excellence

ClearAction

Loving Suppliers for Customer Experience Excellence. Is it possible to be the darling of your customers, yet the opposite to your suppliers? If every company has no intention of loving their suppliers, then what's the point of B2B companies trying to be loved their customers?

Customer Experience for the Future: Context is King

ClearAction

Customer Experience for the Future: Context is King. Every job exists thanks to customer funding. As Peter Drucker said, “The customer is the foundation of a business, and keeps it in existence.” In customer experience management, my job is to maximize our index (e.g.

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CMO’s Investment Priorities 2014 – I’m shocked

Doug Leather

I downloaded an infographic [link] this morning from Customer Management Exchange Group that shows the Top 5 Areas of Investment for Marketing Leaders and how investment priorities have changed for strategic marketers over the last 12 months.

12 Reasons to Invest More in Customer Experience

PeopleMetrics

It’s the age of the customer and the world’s biggest brands are duking it out every day for a greater share of our hearts, minds, and wallets. Customers hold more decision power than ever in an era where information about any company’s products and services is just a mobile search away. Where does the Voice of the Customer (VoC) land in the priorities for your company’s overall strategy? The ROI customer experience.

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Customer Experience, Systems Thinking, Analytical Thinking & Organisational Design.

Doug Leather

To be customer-centric requires business capability to design and to consistently deliver a unique and distinctive customer experience to a selected set of customers in order to acquire, retain and to develop them efficiently. To deliver a unique and consistent experience requires the organisation to be joined-up – to operate as a single seamless entity.).

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams

ClearAction

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams. In a recent #CXO tweet chat these same success factors were discussed as they apply to customer experience teams. The Formation of Customer Experience (CX) Teams. Customer experience is not a trend.

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Customer Experience Governance: Do This, Not That

ClearAction

Customer Experience Governance: Do This, Not That. Governance doesn’t get much airtime in customer experience management conversations and writings. " To summarize as it applies to CX management: The company leaders establish and monitor CX policies.

How to Solve Customer Experience Silos

ClearAction

How to Solve Customer Experience Silos Lynn Hunsaker. Customer experience silos are kryptonite, weakening your super-friendly staff, touch-points and designs. Smooth customer experiences require silo-solving across the customer journey.

Customer Experience for the Future — Key #4: Collaboration Earns Trust

ClearAction

Customer Experience for the Future — Key #4: Collaboration Earns Trust. Reality is that the customer experience journey or lifecycle is horizontal, fluid, and continuous across a company's various departments and processes.

CEO’s Guide to Growth through Customer-Centered Management

ClearAction

CEO’s Guide to Growth through Customer-Centered Management Lynn Hunsaker. In every company where customer experience is a hallmark of their success, the CEO is the ringleader of customer-centered management. 3 Putting Customers First: If Not You, Who?

What is Customer Experience Strategy?

ClearAction

What is Customer Experience Strategy? Is “customer experience strategy” like the Wheel of Fortune spinner? As such, for instance, it’s a misnomer to claim that digital marketing is customer experience strategy. It spans the end-to-end customer life cycle.

If It’s Called Customer Experience, Why is it All About the Company?

ClearAction

If It’s Called Customer Experience, Why is it All About the Company? While companies clamor to get their share of revenue from new and existing customers, the delta between what brands say they do for customers and what actually happens has never been larger.

Customer Experience Professionals’ Essential Toolkit

ClearAction

Customer Experience Professionals’ Essential Toolkit optimizecx. Customer experience tools are just as important to success as a carpenter’s tools are. Think of customer experience management as a flow (not pillars!).

Why Customer Experience Excellence Requires HR Engagement

ClearAction

Why Customer Experience Excellence Requires HR Engagement. People are at the center of providing or receiving customer experiences. And it’s commonly accepted that engaged employees are a prerequisite to high-value, engaged customers.

Philosophies to Improve Your Customer Experience in 2015

Beyond Philosophy

I dedicate my career to helping organizations take their current Customer Experience to the next level, or Beyond the Philosophy of it and into the “real world.”. It is how they feel at every moment of your experience from beginning to end. There are many philosophies out there.

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How Senior Leadership Can Be Positive CX Role Models

Verint

Senior executives ‘walk the walk’ in firms that are truly customer-centric. Senior executive buy-in is high on the list of ingredients for successful customer experience (CX) programs. The next big question is how do you keep it going along the journey to build and maintain a customer-centric culture. It’s important to consider what senior leaders do to set positive CX examples on a regular basis, and how they manage it all.

Customer Experience for the Future: Brilliance by Pattern Discovery

ClearAction

Customer Experience for the Future: Brilliance by Pattern Discovery. And likewise, business growth from customer experience management is the product of discovering patterns. Natural breakouts of customer data can be your best revelation yet.

New Wisdom for Voice of the Customer

ClearAction

New Wisdom for Voice of the Customer. Voice-of-the-Customer is central to most customer experience strategies. Find out what the customer thinks and increase the number of voices in favor of your brand. Revise your customer experience staffing.

Creating Award Winning Employee Engagement: A Case Study

Beyond Philosophy

We have had the pleasure of working with Caterpillar for a while, and recently I was asked to judge their ‘Excellence in Customer Experience Awards for 2014.’ One of the most important things they learned, however, was that improving Customer Experience starts with improving your Employee Experience and managing the pain of change for them. Today, we have a much larger customer base, and we can’t keep doing things the ways we have always done them.

Solving System Silos for Customer Experience Excellence

ClearAction

Solving System Silos for Customer Experience Excellence Lynn Hunsaker. The irony of technology is that it’s often marketed as customer experience management , yet it inevitably creates its own set of customer experience snafus.