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Inside the ROI of Consistency in Customer Interactions

Topdown

Have you ever been passed around on a phone call and gotten frustrated at repeating your explanation each time the call was transferred? That moment of frustration is a perfect illustration of what happens when a company does not provide consistent customer interactions. The negative feeling that develops in this customer experience (CX) has more impact than some may realize. Customer Experience

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.

Common customer experience strategy mistakes—and how to avoid them

Vision Critical

Haste makes waste, as the saying goes, and that waste is often due to mistakes made in the rush to realize your customer experience strategy as soon as possible. While customer experience (CX) transformation is an urgent matter, a CX strategy without direction guarantees pitfalls.

Singing the Anthem and Flying the Flag of CX

MaritzCX

In two days it will be the fourth of July. During this time, people all across America gather with their families and display their patriotism by putting up an American flag. It’s also a time to renew our loyalty and commitment to the values we espouse as a country.

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 AR Instruction Manuals Drive Superior Product Engagement

TechSee

“Instruction manuals” The words conjure up images of thick black-and-white tomes, boring, underused, maybe even untouched for years in our homes. But no longer. Augmented reality has “blown the dust” off the instruction manuals of yesteryear.

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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.

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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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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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

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.

4th of July Facts & Stats: Infographic

QuestionPro Audience

To celebrate America’s Independence Day, we put together this infographic with facts and figures to show how Americans are celebrating. Please refer to the firework section before you light anything tomorrow! We wish you a happy and safe 4th of July from QuestionPro Audience.

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.

Gratitude – Important for Independence Day and A True Measure of your Service Warmth

Wired and Dangerous

“Thank you” are the two most important words in the English language. Yet, how often are you served and end up the only one in the equation doing the thanking? As we approach the celebration of Independence Day we are reminded to take a moment and thank the brave founders of our great country.

2-Minute Video: What You Need to Know About Mobile Form Software

IntouchInsight

Watch now! A 2-minute overview about how you can use IntouchCheck mobile form software to build your own mobile forms, save time, and find & fix issues faster

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.

Episode 004 – It’s All About the Money - Transforming the Customer Experience

Kristina Evey

Episode 4 – It’s All About the Money. Focus on CX to Grow Profits. Shownotes: Money and profits – not bad words. CX is now recognized as the tipping point. in 2014, 89% of companies planned to use CX as their primary competition platform by 2016.

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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Net Promoter Score 101: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

Retently

Satisfied clients don’t just help your company generate more leads and acquire more business; they also enable you to increase the customer lifetime value , reduce your churn rate and finally bring in more revenue.

Improving Customer Experience Management in a State Government Agency

Customer Bliss

How do you transform a bureaucracy that was generations in the making? In today’s episode, I speak with Greg Derwart , Managing Director, Administration & Customer Experience at Maryland Department of Commerce.

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

Episode 4 – It’s All About the Money - Transforming the Customer Experience

Kristina Evey

Episode 4 – It’s All About the Money. Focus on CX to Grow Profits. Shownotes: Money and profits – not bad words. CX is now recognized as the tipping point. in 2014, 89% of companies planned to use CX as their primary competition platform by 2016.

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.

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

Bring People Back to the Core of CX Work: Make Mom Proud Resources

Customer Bliss

“An actionable, smart, and fun book everyone in hospitality should read. It gets us back to why we’re in business in the first place.” – Raul Leal, CEO of Virgin Hotels. My latest book, Would You Do That To Your Mother?

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.

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Live Chat Experience

Kayako

Live chat software is relatively new to the customer support world, but it’s caught on like wildfire. Today, most websites offer live chat support as an option. That’s because customers overwhelmingly rank live chat as their preferred method of contact.

2018 Temkin Effort Ratings: Wegmans Earns Top Spot

Experience Matters

Effort is one of the three components of a customer’s experience (along with success and emotion), so it’s a fundamental element for companies to track. In this post, I examine the eight annual Temkin Effort Ratings for U.S. companies. It’s one of the components of the overall Temkin Experience Ratings, the open standard CX metric. In January 2018, we surveyed 10,000 U.S. consumers about their experiences with companies.

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. General

The Best Brands Focus on Emotion for CX Success

360Connext

What is the backbone of CX success? They say in every relationship, it’s important to have more positive interactions than negative ones. In the healthiest of relationships, the ratio of positive to negative is 2:1 or greater.

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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.

12 Great NPS Survey Question and Response Templates (That Actually Work)

Retently

There’s much more to an NPS® survey than just the quantitative rating customers give to your business. You can keep track of your score and its changes, but it’s the qualitative feedback that gives you the “why” behind it, bringing the voice of the customer to the front.

Customer Journey Mapping [Infographic]

Michelli Experience

+ Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and chief experience officer at The Michelli Experience. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, Dr. Michelli and his team consult with some of the world’s best customer experience companies.

Singing the Anthem and Flying the Flag of CX

MaritzCX

In two days it will be the fourth of July. During this time, people all across America gather with their families and display their patriotism by putting up an American flag. It’s also a time to renew our loyalty and commitment to the values we espouse as a country. Being Advocates for Customer Like Country. View Article. General