Thu.Mar 16, 2017

How does a customer-focused CEO make decisions?

Customer Bliss

We’ve talked before on this blog about the need to be a customer-focused CEO. But since CEOs are often the major decision-maker within an organization, it’s important to understand the decision-making styles of customer-focused CEOs.

5 Best Practices for Keeping a Killer Knowledge Base


Question: When is a self-service writer a diplomat? Answer: When they are a writing a knowledge base to help customers solve their problems quickly and reduce repetitive conversations with your support team. Writing documentation for a knowledge base is hard.

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Optimizing the Contact Center: How to Make Every Service Engagement a Success


Recently, I stumbled upon a terrific article in the Harvard Business Review , “ Kick-Ass Customer Service. ” (The title alone makes the article a must read.) In it, the authors do two things effectively.

CX Journey™ Musings: No #CX Budget? No Problem!

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Tax Credits No customer experience budget? No problem!

Forbes Insights: Data Elevates the Customer Experience

New ways of discovering and applying customer insights

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Is Facebook Listening? (And So What If They Are.)

Forrester's Customer Insights

From time to time, an anecdote comes across our desks that, as researchers, we find hard to leave alone.

Can I Take Your Order? What We Can Learn from Fast Food Digital Self-Service


Gartner predicts that by 2020, 85% of a customer’s interaction with a company will be without human contact. And this isn’t just online. As well as McDonalds, the latest restaurant business to jump on the self-service bandwagon is Wendy’s, with the announcement of 1,000 kiosks arriving by the end of the year to a store near you. CIO David Trimm says one strong reason behind this investment is simply to “enhance the customer experience.” But how does this work, exactly? Putting the Customer First.

4 Effective Ways to Run Your Remote Customer Service Team


Having a remote customer service team for your company brings its own unique benefits and challenges. Your company can provide customer service using the power of the web, without employees coming into the office, so it saves on the costs of space and equipment.

Reasons To Choose Philippine Call Center Services

Magellan Solutions

It has been a widely reported fact that the Philippines overtook India as the new number one destination for call center services in the world.

5 Tips for Hiring a Great Customer Support Team

Customer support is the most important job in your company, so it pays to hire right

How CX can help media companies boost audience engagement & ad revenue


Media companies are struggling with decreasing ad revenues and slow or declining paid subscriptions — the lifeblood of their businesses. They’ve been focused on the wrong metrics, like page views, The post How CX can help media companies boost audience engagement & ad revenue appeared first on ForeSee. Insights Research & CX Data CX Media Media Industry News Industry

As a fast-growth disruptor, CX can make and then break you. Here’s how connected VoC listening can maintain your success.


Today’s business world is a strange and fascinating place, filled with companies hellbent on disrupting long standing industries.

Digital Experience Architecture Needs Free Flow of Content among Apps


Research shows that companies want customer communications management (CCM) to merge with their content management systems and the rest of their digital experience architectures.

Relationships Matter in Customer Experience


Welcome to Customer Insights, a weekly digest of the most important stories about online reviews, customer feedback, and customer experience. This week: Customer experience writer Blake Morgan notes that the companies that build personalized relationships will succeed.

The Ten Commandments of Customer Service

This cheat sheet covers ten fundamentals of customer service to help your business excel.

{Infographic} Revisiting Convenience – Lessons from H2O

Michelli Experience

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Customer service basics are timeless


Today’s new buzz words in the world of customer service are “customer engagement” and “ customer centric”. The concepts are very valid and important to create a relationship with the customer.

Automated NPS surveys from HubSpot with AskNicely


Because happy customers really are your best marketing tool. Gathering customer feedback in real-time enables a business to be faster and more agile in the way they grow and adapt.

The Growth of Mobile in CX


To continue our discussion on mobile and CX this month, we’ve compiled a few interesting reads below that include the latest data in mobile usage, an article on the rise of mobile, and how mobile messaging is expected to change this year. Here are our top picks from TechCrunch, Temkin, and Gartner: U.S. Consumers Now Spend 5 Hours Per Day on Mobile Devices. TechCrunch shares some interesting data in this post about the increased growth of the time spent using mobile apps by users.

What Makes a Successful Voice of the Customer Program

Learn how to build, maintain, and sustain an effective results-driven VoC program.

Meeting the Changing Demands of Retail Customers


Today’s retail customers have so many opportunities to purchase and interact with products. They can visit brick-and-mortar locations, shop at the company website, purchase through third-party subscription box services, try, buy, rent, the list goes on.

[Free download] The Ultimate Digital Voice of the Customer Buyer's Kit


Today, customers are in control. The power is increasingly shifting from the brand to the digital customer, which has completely overturned the traditional understanding of the customer journey. This means that digital-empowered consumers often know more about products, services, pricing and reputation than the brands themselves. Customer Experience