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

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.

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.

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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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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Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

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.

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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The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

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.

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

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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.

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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5 Business Success Factors (So You’re Ready for Anything!)

C3Centricity

Every winter, the media is full of stories of record snowfalls somewhere in the world, whether in the US, Europe or in the Far East. Despite all the sophisticated technologies at our disposition, we just never seem to be prepared. So what are the success factors of readiness?

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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