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5 Ways to Build Customer Trust in 2020


Strong branding is a necessary attribute in order to optimize your company’s sales and resonate with your audience. But, building customer trust is one of the most crucial components of branding that you need to focus on in 2020.

The Myth of the Customer-Focused CX Leader

Heart of the Customer

Back in February (which feels like a century ago!), our analyst Diane and I were at the offices of Legrand AV, interviewing VP of Customer Experience Laurie Englert and her team. During a break, I turned to Diane and said, “There’s something here.


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Tales of Not Putting the Customer First

Russel Lolacher

Is your organization really putting the customer first? If you talk to any organization, they will always tell you that the customer is their first priority. It’s who they serve. It’s why they get up in the morning. It’s their reason for being in business.

The K.E.E.P Model: How CS Delivers Business Value and Successful Outcomes


Vincent Manlapaz, in an interview with Jamey Jeff talks about why keeping customers engaged and involved while designing successful business outcomes is so important. Customer Success Customer Advocacy Customer Engagement Customer Experience Customers Onboarding saas

AI-Enabled Agent Quality Assessments Optimize Contact Center Performance

Quality Assurance is a major challenge for contact centers today. With up to 95% of customer interactions going unreviewed, many organizations are relying on a small sample of data to coach and evaluate their agents. AI-enabled agent quality assessments transcribe and analyze almost all agent-customer interaction recordings, leading to more comprehensive, consistent and unbiased agent evaluations and MUCH better CX. Find out how by downloading the whitepaper today!

5 Customer Experience Trends That Won’t Change (And Will Likely Accelerate…)


In a post-COVID world, the future is full of obvious challenges and less obvious opportunities. In this fast-changing environment, most business executives recognize the need to better connect with, serve and support their customers while streamlining operations and managing risk.

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How to Reduce Customer Effort Before it Can Build Up

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

How can organizations help customers avoid the effort in the first place? There are 5 core methods to effectively reduce customer effort: Dive into root cause analysis. Solicit open-ended feedback. Put the customer at the center of your efforts. Look beyond the touchpoint.

Changes in Consumer Habits | A Closer Look at the Restaurant Industry


In this report, we look at the implications that COVID-19 has had on consumer habits as they pertain to the consumption of take-out and dine-in food and beverages, as well as how the restaurant industry will need to adapt in order to meet new health and safety guidelines

How Machines Impact Experience Design


Designing a customer experience that seamlessly incorporates the machines from our daily lives. Articles

Five XM Practices For Accelerating Your Digital Transformation

Experience Matters

Note from Bruce Temkin: This post is one of many written by thought leaders besides me. I’m excited to introduce you all to Juliana Smith Holterhaus, a leader in digital experience for Qualtrics. As companies across industries face unique challenges from the pandemic, there’s a common theme in their response: embrace digital. In this rapidly changing environment, just about every organization and industry has needed to ramp up its digital capabilities.

The Art of Community: Higher Logic & Vanilla Forums Super Forum!

Speaker: Keynote Speaker, Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva

In its 12th year? Super Forum is the largest and most comprehensive conference for executives, community managers, marketing, membership, and customer success professionals who want to connect, engage, and create better customer and member experiences. And this year, we’re going even bigger as we add Vanilla’s highly regarded Conversations conference into the mix. Register today!

This is the Time to Weave Humanity Into How Companies Operate and Earn Greater Growth

Customer Bliss

We have seen leaders around the world engage personally in the lives of their customers and employees. They have shed the corporate veneer and packaging to listen—really listen to understand people’s worries, concerns and shifting needs.

Don’t Make Assumptions – Tip #3

Steve DiGioia

How many times did something “fall through the cracks” because you thought another co-worker was going to handle it? I’ve always told my team, don’t make assumptions.

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In Pre-pandemic Crises, Contact Centers Have Long Relied on CXone

NICE inContact

Disaster planning and recovery, business continuity, working remotely and now, working from home.

Why Humans Need Chatbots – and Chatbots Need Humans


Chatbots have come a long way in the past few years. The improvements in technology have enabled developers to expand on bot capabilities far beyond just functioning as a FAQ. Today, the automation of chatbots can process orders, perform financial transactions, make bookings, and much more.

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How Product Teams Can Leverage Community

Speaker: Scott Baldwin of ProductBoard

Product Leaders, sign up if want to learn how to: - What is product excellence? - How community led and product-led growth can act as success multipliers - How to create a tight and ongoing feedback loop - How to leverage your community members to drive adoption. When: September 21st at 12pm EDT. Register today!

The Top 50 Customer Service Experts of the Decade (2010–2020)


Mike has been recognized as one of top Customer Service Experts of the Decade! Mike Wittenstein | Founder and Managing Partner, STORYMINERS. LinkedIn | Twitter. Mike Wittenstein is the founder of one of the world’s first strategic storytelling and experience design consultancies.

You May Not Know It, But You’re in the Subscription Business


I have an idea about renewals. Most people think that a renewal applies to some type of subscription. You renew your subscription to a magazine, a maintenance contract or a software program. But what if renewal had a broader meaning?

Computer Vision in Field Service: Empowering and Enabling Technicians


Even before COVID-19 disrupted the world, the field service industry had been undergoing a transformation. Seasoned Baby Boomer field service technicians are rapidly approaching retirement, causing a generational gap.

Why Agents Need Chatbots – and Chatbots Need Agents


Chatbots have come a long way in the past few years. The improvements in technology have enabled developers to expand on bot capabilities far beyond just functioning as a FAQ. Today, the automation of chatbots can process orders, perform financial transactions, make bookings, and much more.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Top 21 eCommerce Influencers You Should be Following in 2020


Mike Wittenstein has been recognized as a top eCommerce influencer! Congratulations Mike! Mike Wittenstein ( @mikewittenstein ). Mike Wittenstein is a customer interface designer and consultant with a good knowledge of the emerging developments in eCommerce.

The World Needs Human-first CEOs, Not War-time CEOs


One of my favorite business books of all time is The Hard Thing About Hard Things. It’s a compendium of stories from current venture capitalist and former CEO Ben Horowitz about his time running companies.

Deep Leadership: Act Boldly to Protect Customers, Employees and Partners


Customer Experience Leadership Act boldly to protect customers and employees customer driven customer obsessed. The post Deep Leadership: Act Boldly to Protect Customers, Employees and Partners appeared first on Eglobalis.

Turn the Value of Your Real Money Gaming Players Up


Whether it be poker, lottery, bingo, casino, or arcade games – treating each player type differently based on their deposit and activity behavior is crucial to the success of your gaming operation. That’s Gaming CRM 101.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Don’t Fear Fear


In 1980, I was an American exchange student in Moscow during the Cold War. It was brutally cold one short school day in February, so I borrowed ski bibs from a Dutch student to stay warm as I set out to explore more of Moscow–on my own.

9 Ways to Improve Employee Loyalty and Engagement


All team managers will agree: Keeping your qualified, talented, and dedicated employees engaged and loyal is one of the most crucial parts of the job. Case in point, 87% of human resource managers say improving employee retention is a top priority for both long and short-term.

What You Should Always and Never Do in Remote Meetings: Part 2

The DiJulius Group

1. Feature Article What You Should Always and Never Do in Remote Meetings: Part 2 By John DiJulius, Chief Revolution Officer Last week we introduced you to the importance of training all your employees how to execute video meetings flawlessly with Part 1 of What You Should Always and Never Do in Remote Meetings. Read Full Article.

Hit the Target in your next Business Review

CSM Practice

It is my assumption that in the next 6 months, there will be very few business travels. Would you postpone the next (executive) business review until in-person visits are an option again?

Power Hour with the Community Team at Mural

Speaker: Beth Vanderkolk, Lindsay Olson, & Amanda Peterson, The MURAL Community Team

Want to know what it takes to build a community from the ground up? Join us for our panel discussion with the MURAL Community Team. In just 4 months, they have established a thriving community, and they're with us to explain how they did it.