January, 2018

Improve Customer Experience with the Help of These 4 Teams

Kayako

When we talk about customer experience, many of us think about support. We think about the touchpoints between customer and business when the customer needs help buying or using a product. These interactions make up part of the customer experience, but not all of it.

CX Institute Fills Customer-Centric Transformation Gap

Experience Matters

For years, Temkin Group has worked with organizations that are looking to become more customer-centric, providing guidance to the executives and teams who are responsible for driving this change. But over the last couple of years, we’ve noticed a shift in our work. It’s no longer just about providing our clients with the skills and knowledge they need to be masterful CX professionals. We are increasingly helping them train and motivate a broader group of employees. This evolution makes sense.

Vuzix to Debut ‘Blade’ Smartglasses at CES Next Week

QuestionPro Audience

Vuzix today announced they’ll be unveiling their latest smartglasses at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.

How to Create the Perfect Customer Satisfaction Survey: Questions, Tips & Templates

Comm100

Running a successful business requires more than just a great product — it also means that you need to please your customers and ensure their satisfaction. However, knowing whether or not you are delivering service that meets their expectations can be difficult if you don’t reach out to them.

The Essentials to Scaling Your Customer Success Program

Most tech companies start with a barebone customer success ‘program’ that is reactive. As revenue grows and the go-to-market strategy is identified, founders quickly realize they need a proactive program that goes beyond basic customer services. By now the team may have a CRM program to manage customers and a basic set of steps they put the customer through. This simply isn’t enough to grow your customer relationships to their full potential value. You need a customer success program to grow quickly and to serve many through scale. This is where the right people, processes and technology come into play. Join Emilia D’Anzica, a customer success and engagement strategist, as she walks you through customer success essentials to consider as you grow your company and customer success team. During this webinar, you will learn core pillars of customer success by: Putting yourself in your customer’s shoes. Shifting your strategy to a Growth mindset. Building a scalable customer success framework. You'll walk away with actionable steps for you and your team to leverage immediately. When: November 14th at 11AM PT (2PM ET, 7PM GMT)

Forget About the Wow. What Should You Fix NOW?

360Connext

Customer experience repair and improvement can be completely overwhelming! There are so many areas to tackle. Those surveys don’t develop and send themselves. Then you simply must understand the journey by undertaking a robust customer journey mapping process.

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Why predictive analytics is integral to the future of CX

CloudCherry

Customers today expect brands to be one step ahead of them. That implies that they are looking for experiences that are accompanied by the ‘ wow ’ factor. To deliver on these expectations, however, the pre-requisite is that organizations need to be proactive.

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15 Customer Experience Trends for 2018 (Infographic)

Experience Matters

Last month, Temkin Group published its annual list of CX trends and we labelled 2018 “The Year of Humanity.” ” Here’s an infographic showing the 15 trends (also available in poster form): Here are links to download different versions of the infographic: Infographic: in .jpg jpg format, in .pdf pdf format 18? poster: in .jpg jpg format, in .pdf pdf format. The post 15 Customer Experience Trends for 2018 (Infographic) appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®.

What My Blind Husband Taught Me about Preparation and Resilience – And How It Can Enhance Your Company

MaritzCX

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The Importance of Simplicity in Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

This is a guest post written by Ricardo Saltz Gulko. Ricardo is on the international advisory committee of the Customer Experience Professionals Association and a thought leader in the CXUniversity. I don’t think anyone would argue that being a CCO is a hard job.

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Data-Driven Decision Making: A March Madness Case Study

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Data-driven decision making. We all aspire to it. Whether it’s in Customer Experience management, targeted marketing, deciding which candidates to hire, choosing a new car, or picking the teams in your March Madness office pool. Customer Experience Analytics

See the PureCloud call center in action

All cloud contact centers are not created equal. Register now for an upcoming live demo covering supervisor, admin, and agent experience in PureCloud!

Bringing Emotion into the Credit Union Member Journey

CloudCherry

Earlier, customers bought products, chose services and established opinions about brands based on various factors such as cost, quality of product and so forth. Today’s market, however, is a different ball game.

Customer Service Trends 2018: Creating Effortless Customer-Centric Experiences

Kayako

At Kayako, we do our best to understand not just our customers’ needs, but their customers’ needs, as well.

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Desktop Metal granted seminal Separable Supports patents for its metal 3D printing technology

Experience Matters

Desktop Metal announced today it has been granted seminal patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Separable Supports technology which enables 3D printing of large, complex parts through metal sintering and the removal of metal support structures by hand.

How Mobile Apps are Changing Travel in 2018

QuestionPro Audience

Experts are predicting 2018 to be the year mobile technology officially takes over travel. Gone are the days of making blind booking arrangements and hoping for the best, or using a travel agent. Even sitting down at a desktop computer is no longer necessary.

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3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular, but it’s important to remember that they’re only as smart as the technology behind them. Download this Interactions LLC eBook to learn more about chatbots and how to select automated customer care technology for your company.

Everything You Need to Know about Text Analytics

Lumoa

If you work in a big company with large number of customers (or users), you most probably receive a lot of feedback: people write about their experiences, complain about the things that do not work and tell about the things they love.

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2018: New Ways Cloud Will Enhance Customer Care

inContact

So many companies are enjoying the benefits of having moved their contact centers to the cloud over the past few years. Often companies started with a small deployment in one department and gradually grew that implementation to encompass all the contact center applications in the business.

B2C Influence on B2B Customer Expectations

MaritzCX

There are obvious differences in the way B2C and B2B companies engage, interact with, and serve their respective customer bases. Traditionally, this was appropriately based on significant differences in expectations from those customer groups.

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Banking Trends That Are Going to Define 2018

CloudCherry

The retail banking industry has been dealing with massive upheaval for a while now, and things will continue in the same vein come 2018. Technological advancements continue to drive the disruption of the industry.

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

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

Happy MLK Day in The Year of Humanity!

Experience Matters

Happy MLK Day! Every year on this day I like to celebrate lessons that we can learn from Martin Luther King, Jr. This year, I’ll focus on this quote: “We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools“ This line is from King’s commencement address at Oberlin College in 1965 titled, Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution.

Why You Should Use Mobile To Conduct Market Research

QuestionPro Audience

Market research is a valuable tool, and one that the smartest companies invest in. Companies like Lego, McDonald’s and Apple have been utilizing market research (MR) for years, and dominate their respective markets.

Best of the Podcast: How to Create A Path for CX Leadership with Google’s VP of Ads and Commerce UX

Customer Bliss

Happy New Year! I’m still on vacation from new podcast recordings, and during this interim, I’m replaying 3 of my most popular podcast episodes of 2017. Have you listened to The Chief Customer Officer Human Duct Tape Show ?

The Top Five “Must Have” Contact Center Phone System Features

inContact

Are you one of the almost 40% of organizations that say reducing effort to improve the customer experience is their primary contact center goal for 2018?

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

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

Delight Drives Sales Among Difficult Millennials

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Make Shopping Enjoyable to Encourage Sales. On a previous blog , my colleague Jason shared a finding from Centriam’s 2017 Retail Study : customers who had an enjoyable shopping experience were more likely to be promoters. This finding is especially robust among millennials, the largest generation in the US.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most CX Elite of Them all?

MaritzCX

Do you, your team, or company exemplify exceptional customer experience? If so, the nomination period for the second annual CX Elite Awards from MaritzCX are now open.

How to Produce the Perfect Customer Testimonial Video

Tema Frank

There is a lot of power in a customer’s opinion. Because when a customer is about to make a purchase, they’ll trust their peers’ opinions more than anyone else’s. And that is why customer testimonial videos work so well.

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“OK, Google…” How Smart Speakers Will Evolve in 2018

QuestionPro Audience

Move over, smartphone. Smart speakers are the new “it” device. While not exactly new to the market (both Amazon Echo and Google Home launched over a year ago) consumers are coming out in droves in 2018 to purchase these smart speakers.

Turning Your Contact Center into a Profit Center by Leveraging Chat

Speaker: Tony Medrano, CEO of RapportBoost.ai

Technology has allowed for more instant communications, creating a new opportunity for businesses to connect with customers. Live chat as a communication channel has significantly grown in recent years as the leading digital contact method, according to J.D Power. Join Tony Medrano, CEO of RapportBoost.ai and Heidi Rote, Director, North America Sales Center of Jenny Craig, as they present real case studies of how live chat drives engagement, order size, conversions, and allows agents to build relationships with customers.

Whats the Key to a Strong CX Foundation? Be Obsessed with Your Customers

Customer Bliss

Is your company customer obsessed? If not, it should be! Tamar Cohen , Head of US Customer Experience for Zoetis , a leader in animal health services, shares how she led the leadership team in building the company’s CX platform and organization from the grounds up.

Get The Ball Rolling – Motivating Staff After The Holidays

BlueOcean

It was the most wonderful time of the year and although some staff members are ready to get back into action straight away for the new year, some staff members need a little nudge.

Auror’s Path to 80 NPS (and Why You Should Care)

AskNicely

What do crime fighting, SaaS technology, real-time customer feedback and New Zealand all have in common? A lot, actually. Auror: Making the World a Safer Place with Data. Auror is a New Zealand-based SaaS company that provides real-time crime intelligence.

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PPV Customer Service Case Study: Cable Company Avoids a TKO

TechSee

In anticipation of the biggest boxing fight of the year – Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor- a major US cable company had high expectations.

Moving Customer Service to Customer Experience and How It Benefits Your Business

Speaker: Kristina Evey, Customer Experience Strategist, The Customer Experience Podcast for Business Leaders

This webinar will do a deep dive into the mindset, processes and methods of building a successful Customer Experience. The psychology behind consumer behavior and experiences will be addressed as a foundation leading to the methods to build connection with customers to drive loyalty. The specific actions and strategies crucial to driving a solid CX will be explained in relevant ways to enable attendees to make a difference in their own organizations.