July, 2019

How To Take Action With Your Voice of the Customer (VoC) Data

GetFeedback

In life, each of us interacts with people who think we’re the greatest thing ever or the least impressive thing they’ve ever seen.

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5 Ways Successful Teams Close the Customer Experience Gap

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

It’s easy to underestimate the efforts it requires to become a truly customer-centric organization. Brave leaders do their best to lead customer experience initiatives that make an impact. But there are processes, protocols and even people who are obstacles to seeing results.

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Five Rules of Customer Observation for Greater Success

C3Centricity

One of the best ways to a deeper understanding of your customers is to watch and listen to them whenever you can. Customer observation is a powerful, but unfortunately too often an under-utilised tool of marketers.

Why Customer Success is Important in the Modern Age

Totango

Times are changing. The old sales idea of courting and closing a customer in a single effort and considering their value “bagged” from a one-off transaction is as antiquated as dial-up modems.

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

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

The Customer-Free Zone

ShepHyken

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Are You Overlooking Customer Experience Basics & Accidentally Neglecting Customers?

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

3 Tips for Improving the Enterprise Customer Experience

Totango

What’s your company’s most precious asset? It’s not your inventory, your stock options, or your intellectual property. It’s your customers. Your business can’t exist without them, and if you want your business to last, you’ve got to make them happy.

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Epic Fail of Customer Journey Marketing

CloudCherry

Actionable Insights: What they are, why they’re important, and how to get them

Lumoa

Actionable insights are data sets that prescribe any direct, meaningful actions you can take based on the analysis of raw data. Feed generated with FetchRSS

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

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

Making Product Adoption Frictionless for the Customer

Kayako

Remember how exciting buying your first car was? I do. It was shiny and new and had that fresh car smell. I had researched the one I wanted and day dreamed about all the freedom I’d have to go anywhere once I had the car.

How to Take Survey Feedback and Build an Actionable Plan

GetFeedback

Collecting survey feedback from your customers is easier now than it has ever been before. Survey tools can help you to aggregate valuable information through email, chat, social media, and more. But while collecting survey feedback is simple, the real value is in actioning that feedback.

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One Giant Leap is Necessary to Improve Your CX

MaritzCX

The Power of Learning Experiences in CX

MaritzCX

Someone asked me the other day whether I had ever taken an on-line training class and what was my impression and experience of having done so. If ever there was a loaded question for me, that one gets top billing.

Forget CX: Measure "Ease of Doing Business" Instead

Speaker: Curtis Bingham, CEO, Chief Customer Officer Council

Our research shows that becoming easier to do business is perhaps the single most important thing that organizations need to work on to create value not only for their customers but also for their own business. Reducing customer effort can reduce costs by 37% and induce customers to spend 88% more. Tune in to this webinar and learn about how you can measure the "Ease of Doing Business" and customer effort.

How to provide an effortless customer experience

TechSee

Imagine this scenario: It’s Amazon Prime Day and you’re thrilled to have snagged the limited-edition wireless streaming stereo system you’ve had your eye on. When it arrives, you open the box and see… a whole load of parts.

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Five Tactics to Retain Your Top Call Center Agents

NICE inContact

Recruiting excellent agents can be a challenging task. It can even be more difficult keeping them around once hired. According to the JOLTS survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employee turnover rate is higher now than it has been in the past 18 years. Retaining call center agents doesn’t occur by chance, it happens by implementing practical, proven retention tactics. Check out these five tactics to retain your top call center agents: 1) Recognize Your Agents.

How to Use the Mechanics of Trust to Be a Competitive Disruptor

Vision Critical

Over the past decade, there has been a radical shift in the way that businesses connect to their customers. The vast amount of consumer information stored in customer insight data is key to creating a personalized customer experience.

What Happens to Customer Service When Unemployment Hits Historic Lows?

BlueOcean

A low unemployment rate is cause for celebration. It means people are working, paying taxes, and bringing home the bacon. That’s why most people see the current 3.6%

How AI Can Help

Speaker: Roy Atkinson, Senior Writer Analyst, HDI and ICMI

Workforce Engagement Management has many “moving parts” including onboarding, forecasting, Quality Management, employee recognition, coaching and more. Contact Center managers spend a great deal of their time performing tasks related to engagement, and often don’t have the requisite time to properly prioritize and monitor progress. In addition, the complexity of the work performed in the Contact Center has increased, as customer contacts span many channels. This complexity is currently at a stage where emerging technologies such as AI and Machine Learning can have substantial impact and real ROI.

It’s Your Fault

ShepHyken

The other day I was leaving a parking lot that required me to pay on the way out. It was an automated system. I put my ticket in the slot, the machine calculated what I owed, and then asked me to insert my credit card to make the payment.

The Importance of Always-on Customer Communications

Comm100

We’ve all done it – politely (or otherwise) hung up on a call from a telemarketer. We’ve even abandoned a call that we started. out of frustration or because ‘something’ came up. But the other way around? Can you imagine a customer service agent hanging up on you?

How to Prove the ROI of Your Voice of the Customer (VoC) Program

GetFeedback

They say that there’s very little these days that everyone agrees upon, but I—of course—do not agree with that sentiment either. When it comes to customer experience (CX) , I can think of many, many things we all know to be true. . We can all agree customers expect more of us than ever.

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5-Agile Best Practices from the MaritzCX Engineering Team

MaritzCX

MaritzCX “Agile” Workspace Promotes Employee & Business Success The overall goal of the agile method is to adapt to change and deliver working software as quickly as possible.

Straight Talk about Security, Compliance and Reliability in Cloud Communications

The risk is real - every organization recognizes the consequences of inadequate security, compliance and reliability in communications systems. Data breaches make headlines and privacy violations put companies at legal risk, not to mention the very real revenue costs of downtime. In this report, 8x8 shares how they secure data across every step of their communications system - and how you can easily comply with tightening regulations.

Reflecting On 6 Principles Of Success

Experience Matters

Given the recent closing of Temkin Group, it seems like a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned over the last decade or so of building a successful business, creating a world-wide association, and nurturing the CX movement.

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Modern Leading Morale Steps to Lead Great Customer Service Performance

Kayako

Leaders, do you know how to lead high morale for great customer service delivery? Customer service work in help desks , contact centers, technical support teams, and ecommerce centers is challenging and stressful. Are you adding to the reps’ stress or inspiring them to greatness?

The Show Must Go On! Elevating Customer Experience with Conversational AI

NICE inContact

We’ve heard lots about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is redefining customer service — and it really hit home for me last week while I was out enjoying dinner and a show with my mother. We’d just shuffled into the theatre, when I realized that my ATM card was missing.

Is Packaging Part of Product or Promotion? Should it be Both?

C3Centricity

Which did you answer subconsciously when you read the title? Do you consider your packaging to be a part of the product, protecting its contents and framing its on-shelf life?

Customer Experience Management: A 3-Legged Stool

In today's business world we know that customer experience management has a huge impact on satisfaction levels, customer loyalty, and even profit. But there's more to it than just customer service - learn more about the 3 legs of CEM.

How to Launch the Best Voice of the Customer (VoC) Program

GetFeedback

We used to get so excited to talk about the Voice of the Customer (VoC). It sounds so appealing to really hear the customer in their own voice, to understand their intentions and understandings.

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Avoid the Failure to Empathize: Take the Customer Seriously

Customer Bliss

In this week’s Daily Dose video, I share a short video inspired by the lessons of my most recent book, Would You Do That To Your Mother. . The following is a lightly edited transcript of the video below. Ever been looked at sideways at a car repair shop? You know what I mean.

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Talking Employee Experience and XM With Ben Granger

Experience Matters

Our team joined Qualtrics last October to create the XM Institute, and one of the great things that we’ve found is that there are many people across Qualtrics who are experts in different aspects of Experience Management (XM). So I decided to interview one of them, Ben Granger. Ben is a Sr.