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{Infographic} A Contrarian View on the United Airlines Customer Nightmare

Michelli Experience

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What’s causing the retail apocalypse, and what companies can do about it

Vision Critical

A renowned luxury fashion brand announces deep job cuts. A multinational discount shoe retailer files for bankruptcy protection. A major department store chain, once the biggest name in retail, admits that its future is now in doubt.

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9 Ways You Can Improve The Online Shopping Experience

Customer Bliss

Guest Post by Mary Walton, author at SimpleGrad – Education and Writing Tips.

Social Media & Customer Service

Jacada

Once upon a time, price and quality were the essence of brand loyalty, but today the customer experience is playing a much larger role more in the brands people choose.

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

A recent Calabrio research study of more than 1,000 C-Suite executives has revealed leaders are missing a key data stream – voice of the customer data. Download the report to learn how executives can find and use VoC data to make more informed business decisions.

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Why People Leave Managers

CX Journey

Image courtesy of pedrosimoes7 Do people leave managers or do they leave companies? My last few posts have focused a bit more on culture and leadership (or lack thereof); in today's post, I'll continue the trend with a focus on management sins.

8 Features to Look for in a Help Desk Ticketing System

Merlin

For the unfamiliar, a help desk ticketing system is a tool that companies use to track if things are being done as they should.

Revealed: New Trends on Pricing

Beyond Philosophy

A new Kibo study called the “ Consumer Trends Report, 2017 Edition ” reveals that 76% of respondents research prices on a product they want to buy, up 10% from the year previous. Moreover, 68% said price is the biggest reasons they shop where they do.

How to Ask the Right Customer Service Interview Questions

Michel Falcon Experience

Hello everyone! In last week’s video I shared the 3 customer service skills your employees must have to create customer loyalty. In this video, I’m going to share my 5 go-to customer service interview questions to ensure you’re hiring the right people to represent your company. .

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

What does it take to engage agents in this customer-centric era? Download our study of 1,000 contact center agents in the US and UK to find out what major challenges are facing contact center agents today – and what your company can do about it.

No One Expects the Customer Success Inquisition

Amity

When I first started at Internet Creations , I was given the luxury of a relative “blank canvas.” ” We knew changes were needed, but we weren’t sure what would make sense.

Coffee, Tea or Laptop?

ShepHyken

Last week was a bad week for the airlines. The United Airlines customer service debacle hurt all airlines, not just the United brand. It’s not uncommon for flights to be overbooked, delayed and cancelled. Passengers get angry. Airline personnel get angry.

10 Keys to Organic Growth via Customer Experience

ClearAction

10 Keys to Organic Growth via Customer Experience Lynn Hunsaker. User experience design, customer care, CRM, VoC, engagement / retention / loyalty programs — all of these inject insights and tailoring to customers’ needs and the company’s growth.

Boost Your Business With These B2C Lead Generation Ideas and Strategies

Magellan Solutions

With an ever-increasing population of buyers and consumers, one may think generating qualified leads is an easy task.

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How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience.

8 Features to Look for in a Help Desk Ticketing System

Merlin

For the unfamiliar, a help desk ticketing system is a tool that companies use to track if things are being done as they should.

Voice of the Customer (VoC): Is Your Brand Flying Blind?

StellaService

Suppose you’re a pilot who’s preparing a flight plan. For the sake of safety and efficiency, you need to understand current weather conditions and how weather patterns are moving and changing. Here’s the catch: only 3% of the weather map is visible to you. Incredibly, this is how many brands fly.

Gamification Is No Longer a Buzzword

Verint

Gamification, the application of gaming mechanics to motivate a specific behavior, is no longer a buzzword according to Tim Bradshaw, correspondent for the Financial Times in his recent article, “Pokémon Go Shows Gamification Is Far from Dead.”

Customer Experience Metrics Series: Effort

iPerceptions

This is the first blog post in a series that examines key Customer Experience metrics that every Voice of the Customer (VoC) program should measure to better understand your visitors’ website experience. In this post, we take a look at a Customer Experience metric that has been gaining an increasing amount of recognition: Effort. Customer Experience

Customer Experience Transformation in Telecoms

Transforming CX: Critical success factors mobile operators are looking for.

Foundations for CX Success in B2B

Confirmit

In the business-to-business world, the concept of Voice of the Customer is gaining momentum. But despite good intentions, and the opportunity for increased revenue from both new and existing customers, building a successful VoC program in a B2B organization can be a challenge.

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Under a New Administration, Payers Must Operationalize for Change

West Monroe

Current State. In March 2017, the Trump Administration proposed The American Health Care Act to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and give Americans access to ‘truly affordable, quality health coverage.’

A CX Lunch is a Rejuvenating Experience

Confirmit

We love a Lunch and Learn session at Confirmit. They’re a fabulous way to combine two of our favorite things; CX chat and food. Possibly not in that order, to be honest. We do love food.