The Complete Customer Service Training Guide

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Did you know that 56% of people around the globe believe that companies need to take action on feedback provided by their customers? Well, customer feedback is exactly what’s going to help your business improve its customer service process efficiently. One-Time Training.

You Need a Jointly Owned Social Media Customer Service Strategy ASAP – Here’s Why

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Once you decide to engage in social media customer service, the next step is coming up with an effective strategy for implementing it. Should it be customer service? Well-trained operators mean better customer satisfaction. Lower Quality Service.

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Start Your Social Media Customer Service Strategy Here

Russel Lolacher

STRATEGY (strat·e·gy) /?strad?j?/. ” Over the years, many a branded platform has been launched, with little to no long-term social media customer service strategy… or even a short-term one. Why do you want to be on social media to serve your customers?

3 Customer Service Training Secrets You’ll Wish You’d Known 5 Years Ago

Ecrion

Every year, businesses lose over $75 billion in potential revenue thanks to one thing: poor customer service. And while studies show that about 1 out of every 26 customers complain about poor customer service, over 90% of those dissatisfied customers simply stop working with your business — and never come back. Be honest with yourself: How confident are you, really, with your current level of customer service?

How to Disrupt Your Competition

ShepHyken

When your customers can buy what you sell from others, that’s called competition. Is it the customer service? . Your customers want your product to meet their expectations. Your customers also expect to receive a positive customer service experience.

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Look Past the Obvious for a Better Solution

ShepHyken

The customer service agent was happy to accommodate my request. She was a model customer service agent; friendly and helpful. Proper training and coaching could have helped. Winter travel can be stressful with the concern of weather-related delays and cancellations.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of April 27, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. “Giving back” is part of the customer experience. ” 15 Customer Service Strategies To Help You Deliver A 5-Star Experience by Forbes Coaches Council.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of July 6, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. The most important customer service qualities in the next normal: Expertise, empathy, and speed by Vala Afshar. ZDNet) Salesforce surveyed over 3,500 consumers worldwide to understand what customers need, and how companies can deliver the best customer service experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of August 26, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 37 Customer Experience Statistics You Need to Know for 2019 by Toma Kulbyt?. 5 Strategies On How To Stay Ahead Of Customer-Driven Disruption by NJ Goldston.

20 Ways To Create An Amazing Customer Service Experience In 2020 (Part Two)

ShepHyken

Last week, I shared ten ideas to drive a better customer experience in 2020. Without any further delay, here are ten more ways to create a better customer experience in 2020. Create your customer service mantra. Customers love relevant information.

20 Ways To Create An Amazing Customer Service Experience In 2020 (Part One)

ShepHyken

With all the focus on how technology—including AI, data, personalization and more—can drive a better customer experience, I wanted to shift my focus back to basics. Here are the first ten of twenty ideas as to how you can up your customer service game in 2020.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of May 18, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Loyalty Is Flat. What Should Your CX Strategy Look Like Now? CMSWire) A fair portion of customer loyalty may have been flattened over this 90-day period of the pandemic for businesses that haven’t been able to function as usual, and that includes a large portion of the business world.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of June 1, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 3 Things That Will Boost Your Reputation For Great Customer Service by Mark Armstrong. These days, there are three things I focus on when it comes to customer service. 3 Customer Service Lessons from Pella Corporation by Elena Constantinescu. What happens when there is an increase in customers reaching out for support?

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of December 23, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service Pet Peeves That’ll Make Your Customers Cringe in 2020 by SmarterCX Team. Make Your Customer Service Ready For 2020 by CrazyCall.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of March 18, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 1 0 Tips to Build a Customer Centric Work Culture by Vandita Grover. Why Omnichannel is the Future of Customer Interactions (And How You Can Get Started) by Josh Brown.

You May Not Know It, But You’re in the Subscription Business

ShepHyken

What if renewal simply meant that the customer comes back—again and again? Over time, any business can track return customers who, in a sense, are renewing their trust in the business to purchase from them again. This makes sense for something a customer may buy on a regular basis.

Guest Blog: Why You Should Train Frontline Personnel to Be Great Listeners

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Evan Hackel who writes about why it is important to train your frontline with excellent listening skills. Pay attention to what customers are saying. And then have been times when I enjoyed superb service from frontline staff.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of November 19, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service Rookie Mistakes That Could Be Tarnishing Your Business Image! How psychology affects the customer experience of voice support by UJET.

Top 50 Customer Service Leaders – Best Customer Experience Influencers

Storyminers

We’re honored to be honored for our work alongside so many of our customer service and customer experience colleagues. This is especially true in the customer service industry. At Netomi, we deeply care about improving the customer experience.

Top 50 Customer Service Leaders – Best Customer Experience Influencers

Storyminers

We’re honored to be honored for our work alongside so many of our customer service and customer experience colleagues. This is especially true in the customer service industry. At Netomi, we deeply care about improving the customer experience.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of October 28, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. How To Build A Customer Service Strategy And Drive Repeat Business by Krishna Charan. Four Brands Getting Customer Experience Right by Ryan Hollenbeck.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 29, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service Report 2018 by Olga Kolodynska, Justyna Polaczyk, Malgorzata Buksinska and Lukasz Labedzki. The aim is to modernize customer services.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of November 5, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. The Secret Sauce to Customer Experience is a Blend of Four Ingredients by Joseph Michelli. It Might Be Your Secret Customer Score by Khadeeja Safdar.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of May 21, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 5 Ways Starbucks is Innovating the Customer Experience by Liz Barrett Foster. My Comment: Starbucks is a leader in customer service and experience.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of December 12, 2016

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. Is Your Digital Marketing Strategy Ready for an AI Intervention? 20 Positive Phrases for Customer Service Success: Part 1 by Conversational.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of November 7, 2016

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. What’s stopping your customers from being loyal? Graham Jones) Most business leaders appreciate that 80% of their profits come from 20% of their customers.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of April 30, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 16 Statistics Showing Data’s Influence on Customer Experience by Tricia Morriss. My Comment: Data and personalization ate HOT topics in marketing and customer experience.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 18, 2017

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. 3 Techniques to Help you Really Understand your Customers by Shay Namdarian. Every employee – and that includes top executives – should experience what every customer experiences.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of April 23, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. The Secret To Superior Customer Experience by Denise Lee Yohn. Forbes) It’s no surprise that greater employee engagement leads to better customer experience (CX).

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5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of March 5, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. What’s the Difference Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty? It’s usually measured by a customer satisfaction survey on a numerical scale.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of August 20, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. T-Mobile is completely overhauling how its customer service works by Chris Welch. The Verge) Team of Experts launches nationwide today for postpaid customers.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of June 4, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Stop Trying to ‘Delight’ Customers, Says CX Expert Paul Greenberg by Noreen Seebacher. My Comment: The title might surprise you; “Stop Trying to Delight Your Customers.”

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of October 23, 2017

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. You’ll have to read this excellent article by Vala Afshar, a genius in the world of customer service and CX. Impulse service on steroids by Chip Bell.

What Can You Do To Create a Better Experience For Your Customers?

ShepHyken

It is an example of excellent customer service. Then there were other “should haves” that might make the customer’s experience better. A snack box to give your customers a little something they weren’t expecting. Water bottles to give to customers.

Showing Up On Time

ShepHyken

Maybe that’s the reason I’m so focused on creating amazing experiences for my clients and my clients’ customers—and, of course, everyone else. Shep Hyken is a customer service expert, keynote speaker, and New York Times bestselling business author.

The Customer Is Angry – And, It’s Not Your Fault

ShepHyken

The customer on the phone – or in person – is raging mad. You’re ready to take the lashing this customer is about to give you. You know you personally did nothing to offend and upset this customer. Something else caused the customer to become upset. Imagine this.

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That “Something Extra” You Offer to Make Customers Love You

ShepHyken

In the realm of business—and especially customer service—we often talk about how to differentiate yourself from your competition. I met Rodney at a conference where I was speaking about customer service. His customers can feel that.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of April 1, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service Is Poised for an AI Revolution by Vala Afshar. Use of AI in customer service is predicted to increase by 143 percent over the next 18 months.

It’s Not Where You Are. It’s Where You’re Going.

ShepHyken

How does this apply to customer service? When dealing with an upset customer or contentious situation, you are in the moment. How does the customer feel now? How do you want this customer to feel when you finish your conversation? It could be an angry customer.

Predictive Customer Support

ShepHyken

In the old days – and even in modern times – if a customer wanted help or support, they picked up the phone and called for help. A (hopefully) friendly and competent customer service professional, also known as an agent or representative, would answer the question or resolve the problem.