October, 2019

Customer retention rates depend on understanding these 3 personas

TechSee

Customer churn is a growing problem across many industries and managing it has become critically important to the maintaining profitability.

The Power of Empowerment

Horizon CX

Many organizations today claim to be customer-centric. Customer-centricity and claiming to have transformed a business from one that previously focused primarily on products and services and now into one that values customers and customer experience above all else is a concept growing in popularity.

Make Customer Experience Development as Important as Product Development

Customer Bliss

Today, leaders in just about every industry understand that improving customer experience is essential for ease of customer interactions, reputation management, business efficacy, and overall success.

Optimize Your Customer Experience Management Strategy

GetFeedback

A recent study by PwC found that one in three consumers will walk away from a brand they love after just one negative experience. At the same time, 54% of respondents said that the customer experience at most companies needs to improve. . So although the customer experience has repeatedly proven to be critical to every company’s success, improving it remains a major challenge. In response, many organizations have begun rolling out a new function called customer experience management (CXM).

Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Join us for this insightful webinar with Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction, who will show you how to zero-in on true leading indicators and describe how to connect business results metrics with employees’ workflow metrics.

The Survey Shouldn’t Be the Last Thing the Customer Remembers About You

ShepHyken

I’m all for getting customer feedback. There are different ways to go about it. Ask customers on the way out of a store, call them on a phone or send follow-up surveys via email. I wrote about surveys a few years ago.

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5 Steps Toward a Successful Self-Service Strategy

TechSee

Self-service is finally coming of age, with leading enterprises embracing the paradigm of customers helping themselves. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2020, 10% of initial B2C interactions will be virtual, up from less than 1% in 2019.

How to Make the Most of Customer Experience Feedback

Totango

Acting on customer experience feedback gives you a competitive advantage. No other enterprise has access to the information you can gather from your customers. No one else gets to have a personal conversation with the very people your product is designed to serve.

Why First Response Time Is Not Enough For Your Mobile Customers

NICE inContact

There probably isn’t a more common KPI in customer service than First Response Time (FRT). I’ve asked many people, and even myself, whether FRT is still important in today’s world of mobile customers. The answer is yes, FRT is important. But it is not the end-all of customer service metrics.

Three Ways to Supercharge Your Sales Training for a Winning Customer Experience

360Connext

Customer experience, in all is complexity, really is about one thing to your customers: Expectations. Think about your own journeys as a customer. Have you ever been disappointed? Most likely, your story starts with a “They promised me.” and ends with a “They just refused!”.

Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

The Top 4 Customer Experience Challenges and How to Overcome Them

GetFeedback

The phrase Customer Experience (CX) didn’t become en vogue until 2008 when it surpassed Customer Satisfaction as the primary customer-focused keyword. . Rather than just satisfaction , customer experience refers to the whole ecosystem of the customer journey.

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Your Organization Is An Experience Factory

Experience Matters

Experience Management (XM) isn’t just important, it’s the primary function of every organization. Because every organization is an experience factory. The post Your Organization Is An Experience Factory appeared first on Experience Matters. Customer experience XM - Experience Management

Today’s Toughest Marketing Challenge is Not Customer Satisfaction!

C3Centricity

We all know how extremely demanding consumers have become in recent years. The offers of constant innovation and novelty have made us all more impatient and critical. Today we want things better, faster and sometimes cheaper as well.

Provide Unexpected Transparency & Guidance

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.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.

Why Positive Customer Experience Increases Customer Retention

NICE inContact

I love ice cream. I’d eat it every day if I could. And I would always choose my favorite flavor: mint chocolate chip. The combination of tangy mint and the deep sweetness of chocolate gets me every time.

Asking Scary Questions to Improve Your CX Program

MaritzCX

Today’s consumers are not afraid to switch things up, if a company’s service fails to live up to their expectations. With so many choices across the marketplace, customers will go wherever they feel their needs are best met.

How to Define Customer Satisfaction and Measure it

GetFeedback

Defining customer satisfaction is not easy. On the surface, you think you know what it means to have a satisfied customer. However, if you dig a little deeper, it would be difficult to say, emphatically, what makes them satisfied. . Think about gyms.

Crash and Churn: survey reveals the customer service fails that cause attrition

TechSee

The days of long-term customer brand loyalty to brands are over. Today, consumer stickiness is far more dependent upon people’s specific experiences and the level of service they receive.

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Personalized Customer Experience with All-In-One Voice, Video, Chat, Contact Center

Reliable communications are mission critical in today’s business environment. Customers are increasingly selective, and companies compete on the customer experience. Incorporating integrated communications as a key component is driving high returns.

The Cost of In-House vs Outsourced Contact Centers: An Infographic

BlueOcean

Maybe you’re a math person and love nothing more than a hefty Excel document to dig into for a few hours. Or maybe math isn’t your strong suit and you’re just looking for hard numbers to tell you what you need to know.

Why Good Customer Experience Starts With Your Internal Culture

Customer Bliss

How does the diversity of your team affect their output and synergy? In today’s episode, I chat with Leslie McNamara , who is the Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director in workforce development at Citi Retail Services.

Not Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket – How Businesses Are Allocating CX Funds

NICE inContact

The next year should be one of substantial investment by businesses in their service channels, and that’s great news for their customers.

Innovative Lessons from the Miracle Mets of 1969

MaritzCX

How the Worst Team in Baseball History Innovated to Win the World Series 50 Years Ago Innovation Requires a Continuous Team Effort To innovate successfully, you can’t just rally the troops or hastily assemble a task force when upper management suddenly identifies a need.

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Author of the new book The Leadership Toolbox and Chief Operating Officer of Sinousia, Vicki Brackett shares creative and proven ways to engage your employees in either work at home environment or traditional brick and mortar. These strategies have been vetted by thousands of employees and have a track record of making immediate impact to customer service satisfaction scores, sales conversion, absenteeism and employee retention. When it comes to employee performance, you must be proactive on the front-end, or you are forced to be reactive on the back end!

Three Characteristics of XM Leaders

Experience Matters

Earlier today, I led an roundtable discussion at SAP Select in Berlin entitled “Become a XM Transformation Leader.” ” This is a critical theme for many executives.

Beyond the Ruling: Active Consent Is More Than a Checkbox

Vision Critical

“Check this box to consent.” “To To opt out, uncheck this box.”. Customer Insights Security, Trust & Transparency

Overcoming the Expense of Customer Service in Major Urban Centers

BlueOcean

Cost Factors in Major Urban Centers . In the past 18 months, we have seen more and more interest from companies looking for alternatives to operating customer care centers in or close to their headquarters in major urban centers like Toronto, Vancouver, New York, and San Francisco.

Career Path Advice: 3 Steps in the Evolution of Becoming a CCO or CXO

Customer Bliss

In my Daily Dose video series, I explore the topics that chief customer officers must grapple with on a daily basis. Join me as I discuss what I’ve learned over the course of my 35-year career, so that you can more effectively do the work that needs to be done.

Exceptional Experiences for Employees and Customers

One of the top trends driving a new communication experience is how companies are competing on the customer experience. Organizations that combine contact center and business communications see 3x higher customer satisfaction and 2.4x revenue growth.

CXone Cloud Contact Center Software Helps Energy Company Soar

NICE inContact

As one of Europe’s largest and fastest-growing energy producer/retailers, the company has more than 20,000 employees and had been generating power—electricity and heat—in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Deepen Customer Relationships with Meaningful, Emotional Connections

MaritzCX

Many programs measure functional delivery, but a true “relationship” must deliver customer and employee experiences that are both functionally, and emotionally fulfilling.

Expansion Of Experience Management And XM Professionals

Experience Matters

It’s great to see so many people starting to see the potential of Experience Management (XM). As I’ve discussed, XM is the natural evolution in enterprise transformation. XM will improve just about any organization with the infusion of intelligence and humanity.