July, 2018

4 ways to increase customer service survey response rates

Syngro

Last month we talked about survey fatigue and how to produce a well-designed survey that’ll allow you to get the most actionable information with little effort from the respondents.

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Investing in customer success: a venture capital perspective

NewVoiceMedia

There’s no question that customer success impacts today’s businesses. We know that unhappy customers will not only take their business elsewhere, they will share bad experiences with friends, family, and colleagues, on social media and with anyone else who will listen. Do you know who else is listening? Venture capitalists. Investors take customer success seriously when assigning value to your business.

CX Lessons from the best SaaS organizations

Customer Guru

The SaaS world is replete with cut-throat competition; the same services are provided by many brands, all of which have wonderful products. In such a scenario, what differentiates one SaaS brand from the other? Customer experience, but of course.

Limitations of Using Social Media Exclusively to Measure CX

MaritzCX

I read recently about a senior manager at a prominent organization who was considering stopping their CX programme because he believed he could get everything he needed to know about the voice of the customer solely from social media. I have some concerns here and in this Café post, we talk about some of the. View Article. Automotive

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

How to Deliver a Great Customer Experience (VIDEO)

GetFeedback

Today, customers can interact with companies in more ways than ever, across unique channels, devices, and time zones. A customer might see a company’s ad, visit their website, browse their products, read customer reviews, and go on their way—all without speaking to a single human.

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The Six Key Traits of Human Beings (Video)

Experience Matters

One of the most important – but often forgotten – elements of customer experience is that it’s all about human beings. Customers are human beings, employees are human beings, and executives are human beings.

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Make This Small Change For Big Results

Beyond Philosophy

We all have a Status Quo Bias when it comes to decision making. Also called Status Quo Inertia, the Status Quo Bias is our preference to keep things the same or maintaining a previous decision.

The Science of Predictive Customer Experience Management

CloudCherry

Customer experience is becoming an increasingly popular topic, with many forward-thinking businesses thinking it can set them apart in today’s highly competitive landscape.

The Power of a Smile

MaritzCX

You often hear of the positive power of a smile. A recent business trip brought this to light to me, as well as the negative power that is portrayed when it is missing. My colleague and I were on our way to see a client and we decided to stop and get a coffee. The first. View Article. General

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How Well Do you Know Your Customers? 13 Questions your Boss Expects you to Answer

C3Centricity

Be a true leader; share this post with the members of your team who need the inspiration and support. Your boss expects you to be able to answer all his questions and especially to know your customers.

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How to Optimize CX Through the Voice of the Customer

Speaker: Faith Adams, Analyst at Forrester

Join Intouch Insight and special guest, Faith Adams with Forrester Research, on November 8 at 1 PM EST and learn how you can act on VoC data

3 Tips on Maximizing Salesforce Survey Data

GetFeedback

Customer feedback makes Salesforce even more powerful. When survey results live on the customer record, you not only gain visibility into your customer experience, but you can use those insights to drive action across your business. Today, we’ll share a few simple tips on improving visibility and driving action with Salesforce survey data. Create a Salesforce survey dashboard. If you’re looking for a more efficient way to monitor feedback, dashboards may be your solution.

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How to Create a Local SEO Strategy for B2C Companies

ReviewTrackers

This article is written by Holly Rollins. Holly is the president and owner of 10x digital. She has more than 20 years experience in marketing, public relations, digital marketing and content marketing.

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3 Ways To Drive Adoption Right Now

Amity

It’s no secret that successful adoption plays a huge role in customer retention rates. As a CSM, improving product adoption should be a top priority for you in order to ensure your customers’ long-term success.

How the best Customer Experience Brands balance Technology with Humanity: MIT Tech Review

CloudCherry

What better way is there to learn about delivering an amazing customer experience than examining how the best in the business do it?

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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)

AskNicely NPS for Marketing Cloud

AskNicely

Marketing and Customer Success: Do you know how to activate your Wonder Twin powers? . Wait, who or what are Wonder Twins? You may remember the the Wonder Twins from the SuperFriends cartoon TV series.

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In Customer Experience – It’s the Customer’s Perspective that Counts, Not Yours - Transforming the Customer Experience

Kristina Evey

The Customer Has Their Own Perspective Of Your Company. Customer Perspective is really the only thing that matters in Customer Experience (CX) work. I know this seems a bit extreme… please bear with me. I know that you are doing what you think is best for your business and your customer.

How to Create an Omni-Channel Customer Journey Map in Retail

GetFeedback

This is a guest post by Tom O’Brien, Director of Digital Marketing at TimeTrade. Retail is changing in 2018. What’s key? Creating an amazing customer experience through omni-channel customer journeys that engage your prospects where they are and help shuttle them through your sales funnel. In this post, we’ll explain how to create an omni-channel customer journey map for your retail business—and how you can use it to improve your customer experience. What is a customer journey map?

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How to Manage Seamless, Eat24, and GrubHub Reviews

ReviewTrackers

The food delivery industry is booming. Consumers are staying home more than ever before and, increasingly, even when they’re eating out, they’re eating in,” writes Matthew Cochrane in an article in the Motley Fool. The U.S.

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.

3 Ways to Get the Most Value out of Your Mystery Shopping Program

IntouchInsight

Learn more about how mystery shopping helps improve customer experience at your business

3 Tips To Create A Great Banking Touchpoint Survey

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

CX Banking Customer Experience

Celebrating Those Who Brought You to This Point

MaritzCX

Celebrate Good Times, Come on! It feels good to celebrate. It means that something was accomplished, or that there’s something worthy of being recognized. Whether it be a birthday, an anniversary, or new promotion, communicating achievements makes people feel important.

The Value of Measuring Customer Delight

CloudCherry

Are your customers successful and happy with your products and services? Are they telling their friends and business partners to buy from you? If they have a concern, are you making meaningful change to address it? These are questions that all businesses need to ask themselves to ensure everything is being done to create customer delight. Happy customers are not only retained but they also help create more happy customers.

How Retailers Can Drive CX Excellence Through Store-Level Execution

Speaker: Jere Matthews, VP, Operations at Rutter's

Join Intouch Insight and Rutter's on October 25 at 2pm EST to learn how one of America's favorite convenience stores delivers on their brand promise.

Are You Tuning Out the Voice of the Customer?

GetFeedback

When you’re truly in sync with your customers, it shows. Communications are personalized and thoughtful. Customer support is frictionless. New products are consistently well received. And customers are happy to send new business your way. But that kind of synchronicity is pretty rare. Despite all the customer data and technology at our disposal, most companies don’t know their customers as well as they think they do.

The Unifying Force of Care: A Basic Human Need Customers Crave and Businesses Demand

Customer Bliss

It’s no secret – caring is a fundamental human need that triggers positive feelings. And a recent study reveals that patterns in human brain activity associated with empathy and caring are also associated with value and reward.

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Why Employee Engagement Is the Most Important Link in Your CX Value Chain [Video]

IntouchInsight

Cameron Watt, President and CEO at Intouch Insight discusses how we can use technology to engage and leverage frontline employees

How to Update Your Marketing with a Customer First Strategy

C3Centricity

“Never miss an episode. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts to get new episodes as they become available.”. All marketers know their marketing 5Ps, but how do you update your marketing when you adopt a customer first strategy? Here are some tips and ideas for you to adopt – or adapt. People.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

Forecasting is no easy task. It can be difficult to schedule the right amount of agents at the right time. Download our ebook to learn how to reduce overstaffing and understaffing, lower customer wait times and improve the customer experience with proper forecasting.

Placement of Survey Questions

MaritzCX

This is an article written by MaritzCX in which the nature of survey questions are examined and connections to business results are illustrated.

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All you need to know about “Cluster Sampling”

QuestionPro Audience

First, let’s be honest. Although it is now a commonly used term, if you’re not familiar with “cluster sampling”, it can come across as a bad episode from the Twilight Zone. There’s something eerie about the word to make one feel like he/she is about to get probed by aliens.

4 Keys to an Effective Customer Survey

GetFeedback

Want to learn more about your customers’ needs and preferences? A customer survey can reveal countless ways to improve your business. But too often, businesses miss out on insights because they’re sending so-so surveys. Here are 4 foolproof ways to unlock powerful customer feedback through smarter surveys. Pick the right customer survey metric. What are you trying to achieve with your customer survey? Are you looking for at-risk customers who need extra help?

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The 3 Hottest Trends Impacting Outsourced Customer Care

BlueOcean

The only constant in the customer care world is change, and if you don’t keep up, you’ll be left behind. That’s why we’ve compiled these must-read articles to keep you updated and give you some food for thought as you think about the future of your outsourced customer care.

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Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

A recent Calabrio research study of more than 1,000 C-Suite executives has revealed leaders are missing a key data stream – voice of the customer data. Download the report to learn how executives can find and use VoC data to make more informed business decisions.