December, 2019

The Power the Ultimate Question

Horizon CX

The Net Promoter Score (NPS) or “the ultimate question” as it is commonly referred to, has a history that dates back a full 26 years.

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Do You Have a Strategy to Elevate Your Company for Decades to Come?

Customer Bliss

Can I be blunt? I mean, we’re friends, right? For longer than you can imagine, I’ve been on the front lines of corporate efforts to be more responsive to customers, which also implies to be more successful in the marketplace.

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Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off

Kristina Evey

It should old news to you by now that focusing on Customer Experience(CX) drives sales and customer loyalty. What stymies … Read More Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off. The post Self-Auditing Your Company’s Customer Experience for Value Opportunities Pays Off appeared first on Kristina Evey. Customer Experience Management Leadership Perceived Value Perception

Thinking Inside the Box: The 4 Fundamental Use Cases in CX

MaritzCX

The Beginning of Customer Relationship Management It was the 80’s. Hair was big, rock was loud, and something funky and new was being born. It was called Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and it was freakin rad.

The 2020 Community Trends Webinar Series

Speaker: Vanilla Forums

Is your community program up to the standards of 2020? Save your seat for this webinar series, and don't miss your chance hear from five of Vanilla Forums' community experts as they respond to your pressing questions and dive into some of the biggest community trends identified for 2020!

The Complete Guide to Detractors – How to Turn Them into Promoters

Retently

Detractors are kind of a “taboo” topic in the business world – nobody really likes talking or thinking about upset customers.

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Putting the ‘Q’ in CX – People are the measure of everything

ijgolding

Quality is the key pillar of excellence – one of the vital components enabling success in Customer Experience. Often, when we think about Quality, we instantly dive into something objective. Perhaps a physical product; objectives that are easy to measure; that we can standardize; and so on. .

‘Tis the Season to Find Pain Points in Your Retail Customer Journey

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

When Santa delivers stress… As December furiously barrels on toward the holidays, your customers will become more and more hurried and stressed as they try to find the perfect gifts. How well will your retail experience handle it? Do you have a working customer journey map?

How to Show the Impact of Your Insight Community. and Scale It

Vision Critical

Recently I wrote about how planning for insights can help you be more customer-centric when informing your business with insights. With a plan in place to generate insight, many find this meets their goals.

Is A 4.5-Star Rating Better Than 5 Stars?

ReviewTrackers

Does your organization really want five-star reviews across the board? It’s easy to dismiss the question as silly. Of course you want five-star reviews (!) — especially in the age of Yelp, Facebook, and TripAdvisor.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Business Value and ROI of Customer Experience: The Step-by-step Guide

Lumoa

Understand how changes in customer experience drive changes in customer behaviour and how that translates to financial measures – to revenue and profits. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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How to Be a Better Retail Customer During the Holidays

Steve DiGioia

The “holidays” are everyone’s favorite time of year. Time to share a meal with great company, whether family, friends, or coworkers. It’s a happy, festive time for all. But, is it? Those working in the retail industry may have a different take on the holidays.

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Prediction: The 3 Biggest Customer Experience Game Changers of the Next Decade

Customers That Stick

Last week we took a look at the three biggest customer experience game changers of the past decade, the 2010s; now, we’re going to look into our crystal ball and I’m going to try to predict what the three biggest customer experience game changers of the next decade, the 2020s, will be.

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Tips from Experienced Retailers on How to Improve Customer Experience

ServiceDock

The retail sector is expected to continue to experience enormous challenges in the new decade. More Company Voluntary Administrations (CVAs) and liquidations are expected resulting in mass store closures and redundancies. Grim times indeed.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar 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.

Guest Blog: Five Tips to Providing a Five Star Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Katie Mares who explains how any business or organization can provide its customers with a five-star experience. The best way I can describe ‘customer service’ is by using the word transaction.

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Why You Should Know How to Journey Map

Heart of the Customer

To prepare for our upcoming Customer Journey Mapping Workshop in February in the Dallas/Fort worth area, I spoke to past workshop participants and now certified journey mappers to reflect on their most important learnings, now that they are six months in.

Your Customer Success Workflow: A Guide to Understanding and Optimizing It

Totango

The ideal customer experience provides seamless, consistently high-quality support every step of the way. Customers often work with many different teams at your organization throughout the customer lifecycle.

Guest Blog: Why Customer Experience Is Essential to Your Bottom Line

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Sabio who explains why developing a customer experience strategy is essential for your business to improve its bottom line. Developing a customer experience (CX) strategy for your business has never been more important. Every business can benefit.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

Five Ways to Prepare for Being REALLY Busy

ShepHyken

If you’re reading this article the day it comes out, it’s Christmas Day. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or any other holiday around this time, you know that the holidays often bring a frantic level of busyness and even stress.

Customer Experience Lessons From Leitner’s Hotel Garni

Maz Iqbal

What is the driving force (as in motivation) for much of that which occurs under the Customer Experience label in many a corporate enterprise? My experience suggests it is some combination of fear and greed: fear of losing out and greed for higher revenues, higher profit margins, and higher profits.

The Importance of Customer Feedback for the Food Industry

GetFeedback

Having a great restaurant and serving great food at competitive prices is no longer enough. Your customers want more, so you need to meet and exceed their expectations. Without that, you’ll struggle to earn their loyalty, deal with a bad reputation, and you’ll eventually lose them.

In the Trenches with a CX Champion

CloudCherry

Join us, CX Soldier…. …As As this week, on the ‘ Sweets of CX’ , we jump right on in the trenches with VP of Client Happiness & Success (i.e. Brand Manager) for Promomash , and one of CloudCherry’s 2019-2020 CX Champions- Sarah Meyerdirk.

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Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.

The Power of The Ultimate Question

MaritzCX

Understanding NPS The Net Promoter Score (NPS) or “the ultimate question” as it is commonly referred to, has a history that dates back a full 26 years.

Stakeholder Hubs: The Best Way to Share Insights with Stakeholders

Vision Critical

Recently, our Director of Professional Services, Lisa Ketola, shared some information about a #newMR webinar she attended about the best way to share insights with stakeholders.

Revisiting Our Top 10 Most Popular CX Posts Of 2019

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

2020 is Almost Here… With the new year — and the new decade! — just two weeks away, we’re all turning our attention to where CX will go in 2020 and beyond.

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Contact Center 101: The What and Why of CRM Integration

NICE inContact

Sir Francis Bacon is credited with coining the phrase, “Knowledge is power.” If he were alive today, he’d make a great contact center consultant.

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

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

How to Use Text Analytics to Improve Your Customer Experience

GetFeedback

With text analytics, you can examine open-text feedback for an organized, actionable, high-level view on the feelings and the comments your customers make about your company. Paying attention to open-ended feedback is crucial if you want a clear representation of your customer experience (CX).

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2020: The Year of Insightful Actions

Experience Matters

As 2019 comes to an end, it’s time to think about what we’ll see next year. I collaborated with our XM Institute faculty (Aimee Lucas, Ben Granger, Isabelle Zdatny, and Moira Dorsey) to pull together a picture of where we think XM will be heading in 2020.

Tips for Sprucing Up Your Customer Surveys

MaritzCX

Experts Share Best Practices for Survey Design It can be tough to set up a survey. After all, there are many factors that prevent or encourage customers to share their experiences.

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