Sat.Nov 10, 2018 - Fri.Nov 16, 2018

Data is the Key to Unlock Great CX

Centriam Customer Experience Lab

Retailers across the industry are coming to the same conclusion : customer experience is the best way to differentiate a brand. It provides increased cross-sell and upsell opportunities. It drives engagement through personalized interactions.

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What You Need to Know to Reduce Customer Effort in 2019

360Connext

It’s that time of year. We’re all making predictions and tracking trends in customer experience. What will happen in 2019? Which trends will matter? Which will fade away? One thing we predict will not change for a long time is the need to reduce customer effort.

The Power of Listening

MaritzCX

A colleague of mine often shares this sage advice whenever the opportunity arises; “God gave you two ears and one mouth, use them appropriately.” It seems talking is easy and listening is hard. Why is that?

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A Valuable Commodity: Spend Less, Save More, and Win Customers Over

inContact

There is a commodity that you can’t see or touch, but it is very valuable. Everyone gets the same amount of it each day and can spend it as they choose. What is it?

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Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica whitepaper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Use This Checklist to Create the Perfect Customer Survey

GetFeedback

Creating a customer survey is hard work. Not only do you have to ensure your questions can deliver truly valuable insights, but you also have to consider design, distribution, and usability issues.

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More Trending

Why a VOC program is vital to your B2B business – by Kimberly Holbrook

ijgolding

In the ‘Customers 2020 Progress Report’ ( Walker ), it is predicted that Customer Experience (CX) will surpass price and product as the key differentiator by the year 2020.

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Thriving in the Experience Economy – Build Robust CX in your Contact Center

inContact

As we continue to see, customer experience (CX) has moved ahead of product and price as the #1 brand differentiator. True customer delight is shown to not just improve brand loyalty, but also increase customer lifetime value.

Temkin Group, Qualtrics, And SAP

Experience Matters

Well, this has been a crazy month. In case you missed it, Temkin Group was acquired by Qualtrics. We weren’t able to discuss it too much, because Qualtrics was in a pre-IPO quiet period. And then SAP acquired Qualtrics. Can you say Pac-Man?!?! A month ago, I would have provided my independent analysis of these acquisitions. I can’t do that anymore, I’m now biased. But here’s my read of the general environment that led to these moves.

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7 Proven Strategies to Boost Survey Response Rates

IntouchInsight

Create surveys your customers will want to complete with these 7 strategies that will boost your survey response rates

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Allow for Human Error: Design in Empathy & Care

Customer Bliss

In my new 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.

Virtual Agents in the Contact Center: Data Gathering Made Easy

inContact

When it comes to reducing expenses within contact center operations, one of the best ways to do so is to reduce the amount of time that live agents spend on the phone. With that being said, one of the biggest time-consumers of live agent minutes comes from repetitive and tedious data gathering.

The Role of the Relationship Survey in CX Programs

MaritzCX

Most comprehensive customer experience programs are made up of several different types of studies, the two most common of which are Transactional and Relationship studies. Here we will describe the differences between these two types of studies.

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CX Myth #4: Net Promoter Score Is The Best/Worst Metric

Experience Matters

Many common beliefs about customer experience are misguided, based on oversimplifications or a lack of consideration for real-world constraints. In this series of posts, we debunk these myths. CX Myth #4: Net Promoter Score Is The Best/Worst Metric What’s Wrong: People often argue that Net Promoter Score (NPS) is the greatest metric, while other people argue that it’s a terrible metric. Both of those points of view are off the mark.

Optimizing Customer Experience Data to Drive Business Success

Digital CX is an established practice. It’s time to focus on brick-and-mortar! This eBook covers the impact of CX on location-based businesses and best practices on how feedback is collected and data analytics are turned into insights that drive actionable improvements. Discover new ideas to fuel your business’s top and bottom line!

3 Ways to Convey CX Needs to Your Executive Leadership Team Using Research and Empathy

Customer Bliss

Quantify your Contact Center Success with CCaaS and KPIs

inContact

In our last post we talked about how using a “Contact Center as a Service” (CCaaS) may be a better use of resources as opposed to purchasing and maintaining contact center technology in your own data center.

Long-term RPA Success Requires a Break in the Proverbial Wedge Between Business and IT

Jacada

Today, if you scrolled through the latest news regarding RPA, whether it be around new funding, company announcements in this space or industry growth, you would think RPA is scaling at an unprecedented pace for whatever company just decides to take the plunge.

Why is Customer Loyalty important to a business?

Customer Guru

What is customer loyalty? Customer loyalty is when a customer chooses a particular brand over the other similar providers in the market. This is so because he believes that the product and the experience have added value to him.

The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

Journey mapping is still happening in silos.

Heart of the Customer

This is ironic. Journey mapping is a fantastic tool to break down silos by creating a shared view of the customer experience. Except when it isn’t. The post Journey mapping is still happening in silos. appeared first on Heart of the Customer.

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7 Tips to Improve Contact Center Customer Experience

inContact

We are entering an experience economy where customers are not just looking for the right service at the right time but looking for one that is engaging and immersive.

Why every CX team needs to plug into the power of integrations

CloudCherry

A CEM platform is nothing without a little help from its friends. And we at CloudCherry say this as a full-featured CEM platform ourselves. We’ve invested a ton of time and energy into building the easiest, quickest integrations with the tools our clients already rely on. And here’s why. Businesses collect and store a lot of customer data during normal operations, but it’s stored across multiple teams, systems, and servers.

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What You Need to Know to Reduce Customer Effort in 2019

360Connext

It’s that time of year. We’re all making predictions and tracking trends in customer experience. What will happen in 2019? Which trends will matter? Which will fade away? One thing we predict will not change for a long time is the need to reduce customer effort.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Too many see journey mapping as an employee workshop.

Heart of the Customer

What is journey mapping? That may seem like a strange question from a blogger whose title is “Mapper-In-Chief,” but there’s so much confusion on the topic that it’s a question that needs to be asked. This confusion is fueled by vendors who offer “journey mapping workshops.”

SUPER AGENT – Helping Chatbots Work Smarter

TechSee

Customer Service centers have placed high hopes on chatbots, investing large sums in the technology’s automated ability to help customers help themselves.

15 Best Marketing Campaigns of 2018, Ranked by Data

Brand Watch

Marketing 15 best marketing campaigns best marketing campaigns of 2018 marketing campaigns

How to Reduce Friction

ShepHyken

As most of you (hopefully know), my latest book, The Convenience Revolution , is all about making the customer experience as frictionless as possible.

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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.