August, 2019

The Critical Skills that All Customer-Facing Teams Must Have

Beyond Philosophy

When I created Beyond Philosophy, I chose the name for a reason. I believe it is crucial to do more than discuss your theories about Customer Experience strategy.

Is Your Customer Engagement Really Customer-Centric?

ClearAction

Is Your Customer Engagement Really Customer-Centric? Lynn Hunsaker. Customer engagement can yield short-term or long-term rewards or penalties, depending on how customer-centric they are. Are you tracking all of these?

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AI is here to help agents, not take their jobs

Comm100

As AI becomes more and more commonplace, people are questioning “Is my job safe?”. Looking purely at the news coverage from mainstream outlets, you’d think that we’d all be out of a job by tomorrow and robots are taking over the professional world.

How to Improve Your Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) Score

GetFeedback

Y ou know your customers are satisfied because the Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) that you see on your daily dashboard tells you as much. The score is solid. But you aren’t satisfied; you believe it could be so much better. And rightly so — it usually can be.

A Practitioner's Guide to Sustainable Customer Experience in the Contact Center

To make contact center conversations great, you need to set-up the right environment for success. This involves your contact center design, the data you use, and some critical customer-centric capabilities.

The Importance of Customer Satisfaction

Lumoa

The importance of customer satisfaction is generally taken for granted. If you don’t have a solid understanding of why customer satisfaction is important, you risk undervaluing it. Here are five reasons why customer satisfaction is important. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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The Key to Cultivating Loyalty: Taking Action on Customer Feedback

IntouchInsight

Your source for the best knowledge on collecting data to drive business improvements

The Patient Experience: Gaining the Competitive Edge in Healthcare

MaritzCX

Are We Expecting Patients to be Patient? The definition of the adjective “patient” is: to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious.

The Purpose Of A Corporation, Redefined

Experience Matters

Almost 200 CEO's redefine the purpose of a corporation. My take: It's all about adding value to people's lives. The post The Purpose Of A Corporation, Redefined appeared first on Experience Matters. Customer experience

How to Use Surveys to Land More Business Leads

GetFeedback

Listening to what your customers have to say and providing what they want is fundamental to the success of your business. Unfortunately, many companies make the mistake of deciding that they know better than their customers. How, though, can a modern business stay in touch with customers?

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How a Top 25 Most Trusted Brand Handed Their CX to AI

Speaker: Brian Morin, CMO, SmartAction & Patty Kleinfeldt, Director of Q&E, AAA

One of the most trusted brands in the world, AAA, took the most critical aspect of their Customer Experience and handed it over to an AI-powered virtual agent for omnichannel self-service. In this webinar, we will hear from Brian Morin of SmartAction and AAA's Dispatch Operations Manager, Steve Bennett. They will dive into how AAA handled this transition and the effect its had on CX.

How to Win New Customers With Better Experiences – Part 1

Kayako

Customers enjoy doing business with companies that are easy to work with. The Ubers and Amazons of the world are constantly setting the gold standard in terms of what customers should expect from businesses, making consumers very aware of what great customer experiences should look like.

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Voice of the Customer – More Than Just a Survey

NICE inContact

Contact center managers often tell us, “My contact center. needs a customer survey tool so I can know what my customers are saying.” And these managers – like most of us – are conditioned to automatically think only of customer service surveys when they hear phrase “voice of the customer program.”.

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A Day in the Life of an Insight Community Manager

Vision Critical

Running an insight community is as much about attitude as it is aptitude. To succeed, a community manager needs to have a progressive mindset above all else and be constantly looking for ways to innovate and evolve the community program.

The State of Customer Experience: 3 Important Stats You Need to Know

Customer Bliss

Imagine a baby boomer, a Gen X’er, a Millennial, and a Gen Z’er walk into a bar. Sounds like the start of a joke, right? But think about it. How did they each choose the bar? Are they at the same place? What did they order?

How to Leverage Quality Management to Transform the Customer Experience

When was the last time you took a step back to examine quality management (QM) in your contact center? Determining behaviors that are critical to successful customer experiences, and then coaching agents to exceed that standard on every customer interaction, is the key to running a great contact center. Download this eBook and uncover how winning organizations are improving Customer Satisfaction, NPS, and other key metrics.

Five Recommendations For De-Emphasizing Benchmarking

Experience Matters

Benchmarking #CX against competitors is a good activity, but it is overused. See 5 pieces of advice. The post Five Recommendations For De-Emphasizing Benchmarking appeared first on Experience Matters. Customer experience CX - Customer Experience Enlighten

What to Do if You Have a Poor CSAT Score

GetFeedback

“How was your day today?”—that that question is about as ordinary as they come. . It’s a basic and seemingly benign thing to say, right? But by asking that question, we get a quick sense of how someone’s day went, and we have an idea of where to take the conversation next.

Why Ask for Open-Ended Feedback?

Lumoa

Sometimes, asking your customers for open-ended feedback can be better than giving a long survey to answer. When you ask for open-ended feedback, the respondent usually comments on what they experienced to be the most critical things in the interaction they just had with your company.

Managing Gen-Z and Millennials in the Contact Center

NICE inContact

Millennials – born between 1980 and 1995 – have been workforce rookies for the past 15 years, but there is a new kid in town, Generation Z.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

In this eBook, we will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

How to win new customers with better experiences – Part 2

Kayako

In our previous post we talked about what customers were expecting from companies they did business with. In this post we will cover the steps you must take as a business to ensure you’re doing everything you can to remain relevant to your customer at each step of their journey.

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The Wall is a Myth: Getting Closer to Your Customer Through Outsourcing

BlueOcean

For brand-conscious organizations who have never outsourced before, there’s a common fear that putting your customer care in the hands of an outsourced partner effectively builds a wall between you and your customer.

Two CX Leaders Share Frameworks to Improve Customer-Centricity in Their Organization

Customer Bliss

As we continue to revisit conversations with CX leaders who were previously on the show, today we’re going to explore strategies implemented by two CX leaders at global corporations: Scott Allison , CCO at DHL Supply Chain and Jon Herstein , CCO at Box.

How to Use the CSAT Metric in Your CX Program

GetFeedback

Let’s talk about customer satisfaction. . What does it really mean? Is it worth it to track? It’s time to get serious about getting satisfaction. Just like Jagger. In customer experience (CX) terms, we often dismiss Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) measurement as too simple.

Get More Value from Contact Center Performance

This whitepaper has provided some suggestions for KPIs that you may want to use. Once you’ve chosen your KPIs, make sure that you’ve communicated the importance of these metrics to all employees in your contact center, as well as how you expect them to be achieved.

The 6 Best Ways to Show you Respect your Customers

C3Centricity

More than one year after the introduction of GDPR in Europe and the CCPA in California, I wondered what has changed. And more importantly, I got to thinking about customer privacy and how to build a mutually beneficial relationship whilst also respecting it.

Boost Revenue in 8 Easy Steps

NICE inContact

What can you do when revenue targets keep increasing but your budget stays the same? It’s a challenge more and more companies are facing – and many of them are looking to their contact centers for solutions.

Keep Your CX Roadmap Relevant, or Risk Going off Track

MaritzCX

This article was originally published by the CXFocus Magazine. Creating Relevant Customer Experience Plan With firms failing to perform the core CX management activities and index scores for 2019 not looking promising, at first glance this may look like doom and gloom for the CX sector.

Top 10 Things to Assess on Your Contact Center Vendor Site Visit

BlueOcean

Choosing a strategic partner to deliver an outsourced customer care solution is a significant business decision – maybe one of the most significant decisions you’ll make in your career. You’ll task your team with running a tight procurement process to assess potential contact center partners.

How Communities Can Supercharge Your Business, Brand and Teams

Speaker: Jono Bacon, Community Expert and 'People Powered' Author

There is a growing trend in companies seeing the value of building communities for their customers and users. Sephora, Harley Davidson and many more have driven enormous success with their communities. Doing this well is tricky though. How do you know where to start, what goals you should start with, and how to track your success? Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET to hear from community strategy consultant and author of People Powered, Jono Bacon.