February, 2018

The complete methodology to improve CX in Banking [Infographic]

CloudCherry

The modern-day banking customer has evolved over the years. The dawn of the Digital Age has not only made it easier for customers to engage with banking institutions but also given them more choices. Customers are also more aware today. They’re looking for unique and delightful experiences.

Take These 3 Actions to Prevent Customer Experience Implosion

Customer Bliss

Customer Experience implementation within an organization is a major undertaking. It often involves multiple departments, and of course, the organization’s leaders and C-Suite.

A Dozen Crazy Customer Touchpoints Translated

360Connext

No matter what language they speak, there’s typically a barrier between the language brands use internally and the language customers use while trying to get something done. Yet it really isn’t what they hear, but how it makes them feel and what it makes them want to do next.

Reduce Repetition with an Omnichannel Customer Experience

inContact

Watch first-hand how the customer experience differs for customers using a traditional, multi-channel routing customer service solution, compared to a true omnichannel customer experience in this video.

Onwards and Cloudwards! Explore your options for moving towards the cloud

Hear from independent research analyst Jon Arnold and our very own Barbara Gonzalez, VP of Global Business Consulting, on this topic as they discuss the forces driving the move to the cloud and the options for businesses when change becomes mandatory.

Building an Onboarding and Training Program in Customer Support

Kayako

There are so many different ways to onboard new employees with a training program. It can be hard to know which way to start, especially if it’s your first time.

5 Ways to Keep Survey Respondents Engaged

QuestionPro Audience

Surveys are powerful tools that businesses rely on to learn the motivations of consumers and gain insight into their feelings towards brands.

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What We Learn From ‘One-Click’ CX & Its Pitfalls

MaritzCX

I sat there in my chair chuckling to myself as my 16-year-old daughter sighed, grumbled, and rolled her eyes continually. She had now been on hold for two whole minutes with the company that she had bought her newest shoes from. One minute later, she FINALLY gets to talk to someone. They resolve her issues. View Article. Government

Do You Know Your Customer Journey Map & the Emotions Overlay?

C3Centricity

A recent post by John Ollila on Loyalty Lobby about customer journey maps and touchpoints in the leisure industry prompted me to share with you, an experience I had recently with the Hilton Group. And more importantly the lessons we can all learn from such disasters!

The Future of VoC: Insight & Action, Not Feedback

Experience Matters

The vendor market for Voice of the Customer (VoC) products and services has been heating up, with numerous acquisitions and mergers. All of this is happening as companies are trying to figure out how to run successful VoC programs. It appears that we on the verge of the next stage in evolution for VoC. So I decided to step back and look at the overall market.

A Map to Unlock the Financial Treasure Hidden In Your Customer Experience Business Case

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

To help you build or improve your business cases, Centriam built a single page summary — a map of sorts — which outlines twelve different financial gains resulting from customer experience improvements. These twelve drivers are aggregated into five categories. Financial Drivers

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

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

How the Smart Speaker is Revolutionizing the Home

QuestionPro Audience

2017 was predicted to be the year of the smart home, and consumers are slowly integrating the new technology into their homes.

5 Things That Can Sabotage Your VOC Program

CloudCherry

Companies with the best-in-class Voice of Customer (VoC) programs achieve 10 times higher YOY increase in revenue compared to other firms.

The importance of customer culture – an interview with Chris Brown

ijgolding

This year, Ian Golding (that’s me), will officially become the author of a book. A lifetimes ambition, I am beyond excited!! However, I would never have got to the point of being on the brink of achieving my ambition without the support of many people.

Customer Service Coaching: Your Recipe to World-Class Support

Kayako

Support reps get tons of training from the moment they start their job—whether it’s on products, new feature launches, or soft skills like communication. This is great. Training gives new hires a solid baseline to start their jobs and do them well.

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

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

Why Learning CX Will Make You Happy and Successful

360Connext

Research on everyone from millennials to senior citizens shows how learning is tied to happiness. So those who prioritize picking up new skills (shout out to those learning CX right now!) or just enjoy learning in general, tend to be happier, more satisfied people.

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Is Your Social Customer Service Already Stellar?

BlueOcean

If you answered the headline with a yes – give yourself a major pat on the back. You are out there setting the standard for others to follow (And please, get in touch so we can get you signed on for a guest blog spot).

Market Research: Why Every Small Business Needs It

QuestionPro Audience

Attention, small businesses! According to the U.S. Small Business Administration , there are currently 28.8 million small businesses in the United States. These businesses have played a major role in economic growth because they create so many jobs (1.4 million in 2014!),

The 7 habits of Companies with successful customer-centric cultures

CloudCherry

Companies today want to delight customers at every interaction. However, little do they realize that great customer experiences start from the inside. Yes, the experience you provide your customers is only as good as the culture you build within the company.

The Ten Commandments of Customer Service

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

Customer Experience Is All That Matters

Solvvy

The post Customer Experience Is All That Matters appeared first on Solvvy

How to Create Power Moments That Rise Above The Rest with Dan Heath

Customer Bliss

“ Our customers’ lives and our lives are made up of moments,” says Dan Heath , co-author of The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact in today’s episode. Do you think about how you can create remarkable moments for your customers?

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It’s All About The $$$ – How Much Money Can Chatbots Actually Save You?

Comm100

Source: Alex Knight. It’s hard to remember a time when Chatbots weren’t a hot (albeit, polarizing) topic in the customer service and tech industries.

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Going the Extra Mile…or Not?

MaritzCX

A few months ago, I flew to Europe. I had booked the flight only two weeks early, and thus paid top dollar for my ticket. Upon returning home, I noticed that I hadn’t received any of the outstanding reward miles in my account. I didn’t think much of it, concluding that they were likely still.

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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Customer Experience Stickier

Tactics for Boosting Engagement and Brand Affinity.

5 Tips to Improve Your Data Quality

QuestionPro Audience

Every good idea should be supported by extensive research. Businesses can’t afford to go to market with a new product that hasn’t been properly researched. If you’re unconvinced, let us remind you of “new Coke”, which was launched in 1985 after Coca-Cola lost market share to their rival, Pepsi.

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The 10-step checklist to create Voice of Employee programs

CloudCherry

Markets and businesses today are evolving rapidly. What doesn’t change is that building loyalty and retaining customers in the long-term is the only way brands can drive profitability. The attention span of customers is dwindling as a consequence of stiff competition.

The State of Social Customer Support in 2018

BlueOcean

Remember when social media was the young upstart of the customer care channels and voice was still king? Way back in the good old days of the early 2010s… It seems like a lifetime ago that we were asking ourselves how to handle customers in such a public forum.

Customer Feedback Is Never Just a Score.

Lumoa

There's a company X that collects customer feedback. Company X prefers the Net Promoter Score® ( what is NPS? ), yet it could be any other metric. They ask the very familiar NPS question: " How likely is it that you would recommend [brand] to a friend or colleague? (on

How Does Customer Experience Impact Angry Customers?

Let's look at how the customer experience of an angry customer informs strategy, and how companies can transform frustrated customers into delighted ones.

Employee Engagement: A Goldmine of Untapped Value (Infographic)

Experience Matters

Employee Engagement is one of Temkin Group’s Four CX Core Competencies. In other words, you can’t be customer-centric unless you have a highly engaged workforce. Make sure to visit our Employee Engagement Page. Here are links to download different versions of the infographic: Infographic: in .png png format, in .pdf pdf format 18? poster: in .jpg jpg format, in .pdf

Going the Extra Mile…or Not?

MaritzCX

A few months ago, I flew to Europe. I had booked the flight only two weeks early, and thus paid top dollar for my ticket. Upon returning home, I noticed that I hadn’t received any of the outstanding reward miles in my account. I didn’t think much of it, concluding that they were likely still.

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Panel Research: Why It Matters

QuestionPro Audience

It’s not breaking news that the way we conduct market research is changing. The research industry is evolving with technological advances such as mobile phones, which allow you to conduct panel research and collect data easier and faster than the traditional landline surveys.

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Powering Sentiment Analysis with Machine and Deep Learning

CloudCherry

“ When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion ” – Dale Carnegie. Emotion plays a critical role in our daily lives. Be it in shaping our relationships or day-to-day brand choices, we look for a connect at some level.

Customer Experience Strategy: How to Measure the Immeasurable

Take a second to reflect on the brands you love. How do you go about creating an awesome customer experience strategy that works for your own customers?