New Leadership Role for Churches: The Pastor of Guest Experience, With Lee West [CB26]

Customer Bliss

Lee West is the Pastor of Guest Experiences — a very new role in the not-for-profit “church world” (as he calls it). He also brings in emotions of the church members surrounding their experience when making decisions. . I ask all my guests this one.

Operationalizing the Guest Experience for Hospitality

ENGAGE.cx

While you are checking out the property, the company website recognizes you and your preferred customer status, remembers you like a corner non-smoking room, and extends you an offer of an additional 10% off because of your long-standing loyalty. Guest Lifecycle. Guest Sentiment.

How to Use Guest Experience to Create Loyal Guest Relationships in Food Service

inmoment

If you’re in the food service industry , then you’re no stranger to the guest experience. In fact, the customer experience (CX) and food service industries have evolved together overtime. Well, the food service industry was one of the first to embrace the idea of customer experience. Some experts even believe that restaurants’ need to gather guest feedback to improve their operations pushed the customer experience (CX) industry to where it is today.

Five Ways Hotels Can Build a Successful Digital Strategy for Improving Guest Experience

Avaya

By extending communications organization-wide, customers can be immediately put in touch with the best resources—billing representative, property manager, housekeeping supervisor, event planner—to meet their exact needs. Customer Engagement Avaya guest experience Hospitality

How to Improve Customer Experience at a Fast Food Restaurant with Fernando Machado of Burger King

Customer Bliss

You want it now, you want it fast, you want good service, you want it with no friction,” says Fernando Machado, Global Chief Marketing Officer at Burger King, regarding the company’s transformation to improve its guest experience and meet customer needs. Fernando shares 4 key marketing pillars that his team has instituted, which plays out in the way they look at their guest experience. “The expectations of people, thanks to technology, are different.

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Amazing Business Radio: Cameron Mitchell

ShepHyken

Putting People First to Achieve an Exceptional Customer Experience. They discuss Cameron’s customer service philosophies and his new book, Yes is the Answer! Rather than putting the guests/customers first, put your employees first.

5 Essentials for a Happy Business Travel Experience

360Connext

It’s easy to complain about the parts of the travel experience we don’t like, like airplane passengers who ask to switch with me so I could get the middle seat when they want the aisle seat I’m assigned. I’ve been traveling a lot in the month of March.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of February 25, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. 3 Lessons From a Customer Service Failure by Jill Schiefelbein. Every interaction is a chance for your employees to communicate the experience that your brand provides.

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Hospitality Leaders: Don’t Put Front Office Innovation on the Back Burner

Avaya

Almost two-thirds have stopped doing business with a brand due to a poor service experience, and the majority consider customer service a vital part of brand loyalty. So, why do 65% of customers still believe they put in more effort than a brand to resolve service issues?

How many “advocates for customers” work in your organization?

Wired and Dangerous

Today’s wired and dangerous customers crave organizations that consistently deliver great service and create emotional connections with customers. Do you have people in your organization who consistently deliver great customer service?

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How to Turn Customer Experience Strategy into CX Execution

360Connext

Do you know your customer experience strategy? I talk to many leaders about their customer experience strategy, and confidence in CX execution is a consistent concern among them. There is fanfare around customer experience ideas. Let’s Talk CX Strategy.

What Makes Great Customer Service Great?

Wired and Dangerous

Today’s wired and dangerous customers crave organizations that consistently deliver great service and create emotional connections with customers. Do you have people in your organization who consistently deliver great customer service?

How Two CX Leaders United Their Organizations Under Shared Value Systems to Transform Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

In this podcast, I’m expounding on this concept and revisiting conversations from two CX leaders who have united their organizations to conduct a CX transformation led by a specific purpose and mission that enhances the overall experience. .

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No Cinderella Story: How a Bad Survey Can Ruin the Ball

MaritzCX

Disney is well known for their guest experience and this retailer is well known for the legendary way their employees treat each and every customer interaction. I recently took a retail therapy break to my favorite store.

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No Cinderella Story: How a Bad Survey Can Ruin the Ball

MaritzCX

Disney is well known for their guest experience and this retailer is well known for the legendary way their employees treat each and every customer interaction. I recently took a retail therapy break to my favorite store.

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My Rock, My Story: How Airbnb Uses Customer Listening to Determine Goals

Customer Bliss

The following post is an excerpt from my book: Chief Customer Officer 2.0. With a company like Airbnb, which has 2 sets of customer bases to appeal to, customer listening becomes more complex. Build Customer Listening to Align to the Various Stages of the Customer Journey.

16 Stats You Need to Know About Restaurant Customer Satisfaction

ReviewTrackers

The end-to-end guest experience — from research and reservations to ordering, delivery, consumption, and payment — can now happen in a handful of screen taps or mouse clicks. Where there is great customer satisfaction, there is margin. Dining Experience.

Customer Experience Innovation in Healthcare, With Jackie McAtee – CB56

Customer Bliss

Jackie McAtee, Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience for Mayfair Medical Imaging, and I discuss her path from hospitality and marketing to her hybrid role of both marketing and customer experience. ” This is some degree of customer journey mapping.

Innovative Service: Delivering Service that Creates Customer Advocates

Wired and Dangerous

We were amazed by Jason’s attention to detail and desire to provide a great guest experience. He is a great service leader continually role modeling the service experience he is looking for from his employees. Are your customers advocates for your organization?

No Cinderella Story: How a Bad Survey Can Ruin the Ball

MaritzCX

Disney is well known for their guest experience and this retailer is well known for the legendary way their employees treat each and every customer interaction. I recently took a retail therapy break to my favorite store. I won’t name names but I consider this store to be the Disney of retail. I have a shoe salesman. View Article

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Amazing Business Radio: Ford Blakely

ShepHyken

How can you fix things to make them more convenient for your customers and employees? Even if they’re not your direct competitors, companies like Amazon and Uber have created an expectation of a certain level of guest experience thanks to technology and convenience.

Omnichannel Solutions Offer 30% Reduction of Call Abandonment for Carlson Rezidor

NICE Systems

With so many high-end hotel and accommodation options vying for customers these days, the guest experience has never been more critical. Great communication and attention to customer journey goes much farther in garnering return guests and brand loyalty.

Optimizing the Guest Journey to Increase Customer Engagement

ENGAGE.cx

It’s fair to say the hospitality industry aims to welcome guests to its properties the way a host welcomes visitors into his or her home. Greet the guest by name, make them feel like you’re glad they’re there, and try to accommodate their needs the best you can. Customer Experience

This is What Exceptional Customer Service Looks Like In 2018

Comm100

It’s 2018, and customer expectations are changing faster than ever. While some businesses have struggled to withstand the shifting tides, others have reacted in a timely enough fashion to keep up (at least minimally) with changing customer expectations. Customer Service

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Upcoming: The Disney Experience

Service Untitled

Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience. Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Upcoming: The Disney Experience Douglas March 20, 2009 Service Untitled 1 Comment I’m going to be going to Disney World tomorrow for a little while and I’m looking forward to being apart of and hopefully noticing some of the interesting service and guest experience tricks Disney uses in its many parks.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of September 24, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Customer Service: Where We Are and Where We Are Going by Fara Haron. My Comment: What does the future of customer service look like?

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What’s Your Signature? The Importance of Defining Brand Moments

Michelli Experience

While I can go on and on about Ed’s visionary leadership, ability to inspire teams to greatness, top-drawer guest experience delivery and his ability to manage in a crisis, I want to talk about Ed Mady’s signed baseballs. Branded Customer Experience.

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Customer Success Story: Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries

ReviewTrackers

Customers expect a positive experience when they dine at your restaurant. Online reviews are a vital source of customer feedback to improve the guest experience. They’re also a key source of information for customers when searching for a restaurant.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of October 3, 2016

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service articles from various online resources. Customer Service Week: Appreciating Clients and Employees Gives You an Edge by Sandra Idossou. My Comment: This week is International Customer Service Week.

POS, Promoters and Perfect 10s: Retail + Net Promoter Webinar

CustomerGauge

” CustomerGauge recently had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Cary Self, Senior Manager of GUEST Services and Training for Areas, to discuss customer experience (or “guest experience” as Areas calls it) in retail and best practices for using and implementing a […].

Customer Experience Champions: Best Practices from the CX Veterans

Thematic

I’ve just returned for Corinium’s Chief Customer Officers and Influencers conference in Atlanta. As someone who just joined the customer experience and insights industry four weeks ago, this felt like a capstone project where I was forced to “talk the talk” and “walk the walk.”

Q&A: Lessons in Delivering a Luxury Customer Experience

Think Customers

These days, it seems as if all customers have heightened expectations for receiving consistent customer experiences. While customer expectations will vary based on each consumer's mindset going into an interaction and what they expect out of it, people who are paying for a high-end product or service typically have amplified expectations. I recently had a chance to discuss some of the components of delivering a luxury customer experience with Ana M.

Build a Strong Connection to Customers

ReviewTrackers

Welcome to Customer Insights , a weekly digest of the most important stories about online reviews, customer feedback, and customer experience. Segment Customers by Knowledge. Online research is a key moment in the customer journey.

How Iceland 'Gets' Frictionless Experiences

Think Customers

Hospitality and travel companies could learn a lot from Iceland in terms of creating a frictionless guest experience. Customer Engagement Customer Experience homepage

How to Tell if Your Ladder of Success is Broken

Steve DiGioia

I have found, time and time again, that along the “ ladder of success ” comes a withdrawal from the front line of customer service. As one gets higher up the chain of command he/she lowers their concerns of the customer. But what about the customer?

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5 Habits of Highly Customer Focused Companies

CSM Magazine

In the quest to improve the customer experience and customer loyalty, it is helpful to consider the ‘cultural habits’ of successful service organizations, such as: Disney, Apple, Southwest Airlines, Wegmans, Nordstrom, and Amazon.

Empowering the modern hotel experience with John Paul

John Paul

In this recent article from Hospitality Technology , we learn about all the different ways that artificial intelligence is improving and streamlining the guest experience at hotels. We hear from several industry leaders, including John Paul, about the key technologies that they are using to anticipate guests’ expectations, and they look ahead to the future to predict what will come next.