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Customer Research: Overlooked & Underutilized Ways to Understand Customers

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

What Does Customer Research Mean to You? When you hear the term customer research , what comes to mind? Most organizations have a Voice of the Customer (or VoC) program; maybe that’s the first thing you think of.

Customer Experience and Adoption: The Impact of Technology Change Requests


Customer Experience and Adoption The Impact of Technology Change Requests. The post Customer Experience and Adoption: The Impact of Technology Change Requests appeared first on Eglobalis.


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Customer service trends for 2021: Top analyst predictions


The times they are a-changin’ World-wide changes have upended the best-laid plans and expert forecasts. Challenged by continuing uncertainty and perhaps uncharted territory, it has never been harder to predict what lies ahead in the world of consumer trends and customer service.

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FREE eBook: The 2021 CX Outlook

Kerry Bodine

Never in my life have I witnessed so many people collectively anticipate the turn of a calendar page. Yet many of the challenges from 2020 still remain.

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Predicting the Unpredictable: Seven Future Trends for Contact Centers

NICE inContact

Globally, organisations experienced major business disruption over the course of 2020, and for contact centres, it was no different.

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5 Leadership Actions to Build Trust With Those Who Serve Customers

Customer Bliss

Today’s guest post is from Donald Hicks , a Silicon Valley tech executive, industry thought leader, consumer experience architect, and operations veteran whom I had the pleasure of interviewing recently.

A Belated Thank You To Tony Hsieh

Kerry Bodine

Amazon tells me that I last purchased Tony Hsieh’s book Delivering Happiness on August 26, 2010. The timing was fortuitous.

Five Ways to Prepare for an Unpredictable Future in Your Call Center

NICE inContact

Life in the contact center can feel like a collective emotional journey, and that was never more true than in 2020. You and your customers rode the waves of the uncertainty that defined the year. There was disruption like never before.

How Carrefour uses VoC to continuously improve the customer experience


How Carrefour relies on Voice of the Customer to continuously improve CX and strengthen its customer-centricity. Customer Stories

How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

And We’re Off to the Races


ALIDA KICKS OFF 2021 BY STRENGTHENING OUR CXM & INSIGHTS PLATFORM. We are only a month into the new year, but we are firing on all cylinders.


How to Build a CX Center of Excellence


Centers of Excellence are popping up all over the place in the corporate world. What does that term even mean? How do you know you are not only excellent, but at the center? Who do you bring in? Who do you leave out?

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Wine Country Gift Baskets Focuses on Personal Connection with its Customers

NICE inContact

There's more than its products contributing to Wine Country Gift Baskets' growth. The company’s philosophy informs its everyday practices, which are built around a family-based culture, relationships, the quality of its interactions with customers, and the tools it provides to workers.

Sometimes You Get the Hiring Right – Tip #26

Steve DiGioia

Yesterday my wife and I did a little shopping after work and stopped into our local Eddie Bauer clothing store. We were greeted by a mature woman with the biggest smile who showed a sincere interest in helping me find the exact pair of pants I wanted.

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Be a Goldfish


I was recently asked what three traits I think are most important for someone in customer service to have. I’d like to broaden the topic to anyone dealing with someone else’s problem or question, be it a customer or another person inside the organization, also known as an inside customer.

8 ways contact centers can simplify the COVID-19 vaccine administration process


The post The 5 Stages of Building a Resilient Healthcare Contact Center appeared first on Talkdesk

Want to Know the Secret? It is the Service Stupid

The DiJulius Group

It is the Service Stupid | How one company increased profit by $400k a month by improving customer experience 4 Quick Tips to Help you Make Price Irrelevant 1. It is the Service Stupid A small number of companies have now redefined what customers expect from brands.

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The True Cost Of Sales Rep Turnover

Integrity Solutions

It’s important to understand what it’s really going to cost you when you lose a sales rep — and what steps you can take to minimize your turnover rates. Every sales leader can relate to that pit-in-the-stomach feeling when a star sales rep says they’re moving on.

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The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Amazing Business Radio: Eric Williamson


The Reality of Offensive Customer Behavior. How to Protect Employees While Preserving the Customer Experience. Shep Hyken interviews Eric Williamson, Chief Marketing Officer of CallMiner. They discuss offensive customer behavior and how companies can help support their agents.

Top 5 Customer Experience Trends for 2021


Any friction in a customer’s journey can make or break customers’ loyalty and have an impact on potential revenue. Luckily, technology keeps on adapting to help deliver tools that can make customer experience (CX) a truly seamless experience for companies and consumers.

Customer Health Dashboard Tips

Heart of the Customer

Far too many companies with CX programs cannot show that they are making a difference to the business. This prevents them from being included in decision making and contributing to the health of their companies. There’s a solution to this problem: customer health dashboards.

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Proactive Churn Prevention Promotes Customer Retention


Being proactive about churn prevention provides an antidote to customer attrition. Utilizing technology makes it one of the easiest ways to keep more customers.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 25, 2021


Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. “I I Wish the CEO Would Try and Open This F@#!*

The Accelerated Need for Digital Transformation in 2021

Upstream Works

2020 brought a lot of changes to organizations and contact centers all over the world. It has forced businesses to rethink their processes, strategies, and goals.

Retention Deficit: How To Keep Customers by Talking About More Than Your Product


. As a Customer Success professional, you talk to customers about your products and services all day, every day – whether it’s discussions about product adoption, value, or ROI.

Online Reputation Management Explained

Brandwatch CX


Considerations When Building Multilingual Communities

Speaker: Adrian Speyer, Head of Community for Vanilla

Communicating in your native language is very powerful and can make customers feel welcome and heard. However, creating multilingual communities online is not just important - it’s complicated. Successfully supporting customers in their own language goes much further than just translation; there are many things to consider. Join us on March 9th, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET, as Adrian Speyer, Head of Community for Vanilla, shares his years of experience in creating and working with companies looking to create global communities. He will unveil his secrets for your success and the things to watch out for when you decide to dip your toes into creating multilingual communities.