November, 2022

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Building a Great CX Team

CX Accelerator

Collaboration with Ben Motteram and Nate Brown To transform an organization into one that is more customer centric is a complex task that requires many different skills. Customer experience is multi-disciplinary. Those who succeed in the profession do so because they possess a number of different skills or are part of a team comprised specialists in each skill.

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CX 101: What Is a Cluster Analysis? 

InMoment XI

Math and numbers are the ultimate in ‘exact science.’ When we work within the confines of mathematics, we can expect absolute precision in our results. In data analysis terms, this can be a real advantage, giving us clear, definite numbers on which to base future decisions. Unfortunately, sometimes the real world being represented by the data is anything but exact.

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Customer Experience Management in The Metaverse

IntouchInsight

You’ve probably heard people talking about the metaverse over the past year. From Facebook rebranding as Meta to Taco Bell hosting a virtual reality wedding — there's been no shortage of news. Brands are already juggling a variety of in-person and digital channels so adding yet another one to the list may seem like a headache. But the metaverse presents more opportunities than obstacles.

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Customer Experience Management for Any Budget

IntouchInsight

If you’re reading this, we can assume you know the importance of customer experience in driving brand growth and revenue. But today, it's easy to suffer from opportunity overload when deciding how to improve your customer experience programs. When presented with a variety of products, services, and partners the only real limitations are time and budget.

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Navigating the Future: Unveiling Trends and Bold Predictions in Customer Experience

Ready to explore 2024’s CX landscape? Join experts from SMG and guest Forrester as they discuss prominent trends actively shaping the industry and dive into a stack of bold predictions for the year ahead. Will the average customer experience improve? How can leaders leverage their CX metrics to establish financial linkage? What will global firms achieve using customer-facing generative AI?

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Holiday Customer Service and Why Sometimes the Best Gifts Cost Nothing

Call Experts

Investing in a holiday customer service plan is essential to growing your business. 52% of consumers say they have made an additional purchase from a company after a positive customer service experience. But, managing all of the moving parts of your business can feel overwhelming, especially with the onset of the winter season. Managing your customer demands with the needs of your workforce can be easy when you partner with an experienced team like Call Experts.

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Why contact centres are choosing the cloud for adding new functionality

Eptica

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022 Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager Why contact centres are choosing the cloud for adding new functionality. Published on: November 24, 2022. Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager Increasingly contact centres are migrating to the cloud for the ability it gives them to deploy new technology, faster and with greater ease.

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Cleaning a Toilet vs. Calling Customer Support: 3 Factors Impacting the Customer Experience

InMoment XI

Shep Hyken, a well-known customer service consultant, recently shared that 42% of people would rather clean a toilet than call customer support. This statistic actually didn’t surprise me given how often support experiences leave much to be desired. . This got me thinking: Why is that the case when none of us would claim to enjoy cleaning a toilet!?

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Five Ways to Make Customers Feel Special

ShepHyken

An important goal of a good customer experience is to make the customer feel special. That special feeling can come in many different forms. I was reading an article about customer retention, and it prompted me to start a list of ways to make customers feel special, want to come back, and even want to share their experience with friends, family, and colleagues.

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Work-from-Anywhere (WFA) Is the New Reality; Investing in PCI Compliance in Your Contact-Center Is the Smartest Move of 2023

Interactions

Over the last three years, Covid has transformed the contact-center industry into a work-from-anywhere (WFA) world. Millions of agents now work outside the traditional walls of a care center. . It’s a win for business cost efficiencies and worker flexibility. But it opens a can of worms for meeting compliance requirements and it impacts millions of care agents supporting hundreds of thousands of businesses. .

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Stability AI builds foundation models on Amazon SageMaker

AWS Machine Learning

We’re thrilled to announce that Stability AI has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider to power its state-of-the-art AI models for image, language, audio, video, and 3D content generation. Stability AI is a community-driven, open-source artificial intelligence (AI) company developing breakthrough technologies. With Amazon SageMaker , Stability AI will build AI models on compute clusters with thousands of GPU or AWS Trainium chips, reducing training time and cost by 58%.

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How CCaaS Providers are Increasing Customer Value with Digital-First Partnerships

Comm100

There’s no doubt that telephone remains a stalwart customer service channel. Many consumers still prefer to call companies for support, particularly when the issue is complex or urgent. However, this number is ever decreasing, and CCaaS providers that are only offering phone support, even alongside email, are restricting their growth and profitability.

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10 top tips for a winning customer service knowledge management system

Eptica

Date: Friday, November 18, 2022 Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager 10 top tips for a winning customer service knowledge management system. Published on: November 18, 2022. Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager Using knowledge effectively is key to driving excellence in customer service, particularly as queries become increasingly complex and information changes ever faster.

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Your Top 3 ROI Questions, Answered

InMoment XI

Imagine if you were still operating your business in the same way you were in 2019. Total nightmare, right? Your customer experience (CX) program, like your business, needs to be able to grow and evolve to prove a return on investment. If you’re like the majority of CX practitioners (CX Network’s “Global State of CX” report shows that it is the second highest concern for CX practitioners), you likely have quite a few ROI questions.

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The Open CCaaS Advantage Report

Over the next 12 months, what do you think will have the biggest impact on your CX automation efforts? When asked the same question, only 10% of CX leaders surveyed by Verint chose telephony. It’s no longer the engagement channel leading CCaaS conversations. The customer engagement challenges facing organizations have changed – so a new approach is needed.

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Don’t Forget What Got You to the Dance?

ShepHyken

A restaurant took its most popular item off the menu. It had been on there a long time, and the owner decided it was time to make a change, even though it was his guests’ favorite dish. . A company changed its invoicing terms. It wanted to tighten its terms to get paid sooner, with larger penalties for late payment. . A retail store changed its return policy.

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Highly Cited Researchers 2022: Using deeper qualitative analysis to help spot research misconduct

Clarivate

Today we reveal our annual list of Highly Cited Researchers. This year we recognize 6,938 scientists and social scientists who demonstrate significant and broad influence among their peers in their chosen field or fields of research. The exceptional individuals designated Highly Cited Researchers 2022 have published multiple highly cited papers, ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and year over the last decade.

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What Is Content Marketing in SaaS?

DemandJump

Absolutely essential. With a content-driven SaaS marketing strategy, you can start building relationships with more highly-qualified leads than with paid advertising alone. How? By creating contact points that your audience searches out on their own, rather than bombarding them with ads that may drive them away instead.

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The Essential Chatbot Success Metrics

Comm100

Chatbots have steadily grown in popularity to become a key component of customer service today. With an AI chatbot in place, organizations can resolve as much as 91% of chats without involving a human agent. With a bot handling most chats, this means organizations can increase support capacity without growing team size, while also delivering 4/7 availability to their customers.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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What Labor Shortage? Use Robots

The DiJulius Group

Today the U.S. has 3.4 million fewer workers participating in the job market compared to before the pandemic. Businesses have tried numerous strategies to cope with the lack of human labor—everything from reducing their operating hours to raising wages, to offering four-day work weeks. But recently they have hit upon a new strategy, one that. Read Full Article.

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Gen Z Mobile Marketing: 7 Tips to Capture Interest and Drive Engagement

Optimove

Gen Z today comprises around one-third of the world’s population. Born between 1997 and 2012 and raised alongside Internet technology since the very beginning of their lives – they hold in their hands (literally, ninety-eight percent own a smartphone) an estimated annual purchasing power of $143 billion. As ever-increasing numbers of this generation complete higher education and take their first steps into the workforce, mobile marketers without a robust Gen Z-focused strategy won’t make it.

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Amazing Business Radio: Tim Hughes

ShepHyken

Serve and Sell Your Customers with An Amazing Digital CX. Creating the Digital Experience That Builds Trust with Your Customers. Shep Hyken interviews Tim Hughes, co-Founder and CEO of DLA Ignite , and co-author of Social Selling: Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers. He shares how organizations can establish a strong digital brand identity, share knowledge, and create lasting relationships with their customers through social media platforms.

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What Did We Learn to Improve CX? – The Daniel Group 2022 Client Conference

Daniel Group

What Did We Learn to Improve CX? – The Daniel Group 2022 Client Conference. Our annual conference theme, Dollars & Sense, suggests the two primary foci of our conference: 1.) how does better CX improve business outcomes and 2.) how to use CX metrics most effectively. First, we want to share some of what we learned to improve CX. Then, over the coming months, we will present more in-depth discussions of the significant conference components to help you improve your CX program.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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What Does SaaS Mean in Marketing?

DemandJump

SaaS is an acronym that stands for Software as a Service. As it applies to marketing, SaaS is just a term to describe the kind of product or service that's being marketed—in this case, a software solution. We can further break this down into two categories: business to consumer (B2C) and business to business (B2B) SaaS marketing.

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Three lessons I’ve learned building a Customer Success team from different backgrounds

ChurnZero

This is a guest article by Michael Su , senior consultant of Customer Success, The Success League. Customer Success is still a young field and a new concept for many companies. When I ventured out to build my first Customer Success department at a tech software company, my leadership team thought I was nuts. At the time, I was a sales engineer, and my job was to close deals and move on to the next prospect.

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Creating Inclusive Experiences for People With Different Abilities

Doing CX Right

Is your organization unintentionally creating barriers to inclusivity for those that are differently abled? Learn what you can do to create better experiences from CX Professionals and from a woman who's endured 80+ surgeries. The post Creating Inclusive Experiences for People With Different Abilities appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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If more is not done to protect agents, customer service standards will fall

Adrian Swinscoe

The UK recently introduced some new legislation that has implications for customer service. Specifically, an amendment was included in the new Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts […]. The post If more is not done to protect agents, customer service standards will fall first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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13 Effective Marketing Tips To Boost Your Cyber Monday Sales

kommunicate

Last Updated on November 26, 2022 Cyber Monday is a time when the majority of all online sales take place. It is known to have the highest sales volume in the ecommerce space today. This has led to it being recognized as the busiest day for shopping in the U.S. What is certain is that [.]. The post 13 Effective Marketing Tips To Boost Your Cyber Monday Sales appeared first on Kommunicate Blog.

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Creating Connection to Improve Work Culture with Chris Hsiung

Russel Lolacher

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with speaker and Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department Chris Hsiung on how communication and creating connection within an organization can improve workplace culture. A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s a speaker and writer on engagement, and the Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department, rising through their ranks over the last 20 years.

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What Are Some Important Marketing Tactics That a B2B SaaS Company Should Consider Using to Grow Its Customer Base?

DemandJump

Developing a SaaS marketing strategy is a perfect opportunity for companies to reach their target audience online. Content is the key to making that strategy work. A strong B2B SaaS marketing strategy uses valuable content and search engine optimization (SEO) to drive organic traffic to your website. So what are the essential tactics you should use to create the best B2B marketing?

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