Sat.Nov 04, 2023 - Fri.Nov 10, 2023

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35 Indicators that a Company Isn’t Customer-Centric

CX Accelerator

By Jeremy Watkin and the CX Accelerator Community I’ve got a big trip coming up, and in preparation, I needed to check my flight itinerary so I could book a rental car and long-term airport parking. It’s at that point I realized that I never received an email from the airline after booking my flight. Nearing full-on panic, I was relieved to see that they had charged my credit card.

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Are Your Customers Happy Or Not?

ShepHyken

Top Takeaways: Customer feedback is crucial for businesses of all industries. By actively seeking and analyzing feedback, businesses can identify areas of improvement, make informed decisions, and ultimately enhance their overall customer experience. Technology, such as feedback kiosks and tablets, provides a simple and non-intrusive way for customers to provide feedback.

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Elevating CX in 2024: Workforce Management for Exceptional Customer Experiences

SurveySensum

Quality customer experience doesn’t happen by chance. It demands product/service quality, optimized customer journey, and most importantly, excellent customer service. In any organization, the leading factor for the quality of the customer experience is the employee. These are the people who create the product, organize the process, and deliver the experience to the users.

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How to create better business outcomes through CX design

eglobalis

How to create better business outcomes through CX design , customer experience design The post How to create better business outcomes through CX design appeared first on Eglobalis.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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[Experience Action Podcast] Getting Part-Time Employees to Embrace CX

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Are your part-time employees delivering the customer experience you want? They can be! In this episode, Jeannie Walters shares actionable strategies to help your part-time workforce understand the importance of a top-notch customer experience. From fostering a culture of customer feedback to implementing a Service Code, she guides you through the process of aligning your customer service with your overall customer experience mission.

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A scary CX trend: Employee compassion fatigue and burnout

Think Customers

Customer experience leaders look for employees with emotional intelligence and empathy , traits that work great for helping customers and resolving issues. And in today’s AI-obsessed environment, empathetic human connection is a welcome differentiator for many people who don’t want to navigate an IVR or converse with a chatbot. But be warned — the more that AI and automation is used within the customer experience, the more likely your human customer-facing employees will feel stressed and

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This is our time for a CX Revolution! Part Two.

Bill Quiseng

For several weeks, starting last October, I offer each one of the Rule of Three QUI Takeaways to revolutionize CX. Why only three? Because nobody can remember Number Four. Who is the first President of the United States? Surely, George Washington. Who is Number Four? Who is the first person to walk on the moon? Neil Armstrong, of course. Who is Number Four?

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CX Automation: How to Deliver Seamless Customer Experiences with Efficiency

SurveySensum

Customer experience encompasses every interaction a customer has with a business. In today’s competitive­ and digital landscape, CX can either build or break a brand. A survey conducted by TELUS International revealed that 65% of customers anticipate­ some level of CX automation in their customer journey. CX automation involves leveraging technologies such as AI (artificial intelligence) and RPA (robotic process automation) to automate customer support and marketing campaigns, collect and

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How Voice of Customer (VoC) Programs Revolutionize Compliance in Financial Services

InMoment XI

The Australian financial services industry operates in a tightly regulated environment, with a myriad of compliance obligations that must be met. In recent years, the implementation of a Voice of Customer (VoC) program has emerged as an essential tool for reducing compliance risk, improving customer experiences , and addressing several regulatory requirements.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Coffee Customers are Thirsty for More

IntouchInsight

Coffee remains a hot commodity for consumers. Drive Research reported that 74% of Americans drink coffee every day*. In a recent consumer survey conducted by Intouch Insight, 71% of coffee drinkers reported they seek out their favorite coffee brand rather than purchase the most convenient cup. But are brands doing enough to retain these loyal customers?

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The Frontline Struggle

Horizon CX

The Frontline Struggle: Unraveling the Challenges of Business-to-Consumer Customer Experiences In the bustling world of business, where transactions occur and relationships are built, the frontline plays a pivotal role in shaping customer experiences. It’s the initial point of contact, where consumers interact directly with a company’s representatives.

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Elevate the VIP Experience: How to Maximize High Spenders in Gaming & Gambling 

Comm100

In the vibrant universe of the gaming and online gambling industries, VIP players aren’t just valued customers; they’re akin to brand ambassadors. Their experiences reverberate across communities, influencing perceptions and, ultimately, bottom lines. But with player preferences evolving at lightning speed, how can companies ensure their VIPs receive unparalleled support that keeps them coming back for more?

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Whirlpool and TechSee Win Silver in the UK Customer Experience Awards 2023

TechSee

Whirlpool’s leading UK consumer brand, Hotpoint, has made exemplary advancements in customer experience. NEW YORK and LONDON, November 7, 2023 — The 14th edition of the UK Customer Experience Awards, organized by Awards International, announced TechSee, the category leader in AI-powered digital customer experience automation, and their customer, Hotpoint (part of the Whirlpool Corporation) as a winner in this year’s program for use of TechSee’s Remote Visual Support techn

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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New Consumer Insights for November

IntouchInsight

Get the newest consumer data for November! This month we covered customers' coffee habits and what they want from fast-food packaging.

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How to impact CX from CS

Zeisler Consulting

It was a long time ago that I first wrote about the difference between CS and CX. Here, define CS as Customer Support, Customer Service, Customer Success, or Customer Care (that last one is actually CC, but you get the drift). Yes, they’re all actually different among each other, so shouldn’t always be lumped in together as the same thing , but they’re all not CX per se, so I will just for this little article.

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31 irresistible car sales email templates to close more deals

BirdEye

Do you know what’s the one thing that is crucial in getting more sales? It is effective communication. As customers verify your brand’s reputation on top car review sites , you need to ensure that your email marketing strategy also delivers to meet their expectations. Car sales emails are a crucial part of that effective communication strategy.

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Customize Amazon Textract with business-specific documents using Custom Queries

AWS Machine Learning

Amazon Textract is a machine learning (ML) service that automatically extracts text, handwriting, and data from scanned documents. Queries is a feature that enables you to extract specific pieces of information from varying, complex documents using natural language. Custom Queries provides a way for you to customize the Queries feature for your business-specific, non-standard documents such as auto lending contracts, checks, and pay statements, in a self-service way.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Customer Success Hot Takes! — Setting your customer success team up to drive next-level results

Totango

As a leader in customer success, who’s your friend in the C-suite? Is the customer journey mapping exercise a worthwhile effort? Who owns the customer community for your organization? How’s that for a few spicy thought starters? Does the answer to any of those questions put you on the edge of your seat? We hope so! At Totango Live! 2023, Chris Dishman , Totango’s SVP of Global Customer Success, hosted the lively Hot Takes!

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The Customer Hierarchy of Needs

ShepHyken

Recently, I wrote two articles for my weekly Forbes column that paid homage to Abraham Maslow, the American psychologist who created what is referred to as Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. The articles were so well received that I wanted to share shorter versions here with our Shepard Letter subscribers. Over the years, I’ve observed customer behavior, and some of my conclusions were confirmed by my customer service and CX research, known as the Achieving Customer Amazement Study (sponsored by Fiv

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Top 16 insurance review sites to boost your business in 2023

BirdEye

In today’s digital era, the online presence of insurance companies holds significant importance, especially on insurance review sites. It’s like using a treasure map that guides you straight to the heart of your customer’s thoughts and experiences. These platforms handle feedback, connect with customers, enhance services, and guide your company to success.

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Promote pipelines in a multi-environment setup using Amazon SageMaker Model Registry, HashiCorp Terraform, GitHub, and Jenkins CI/CD

AWS Machine Learning

Building out a machine learning operations (MLOps) platform in the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for organizations is essential for seamlessly bridging the gap between data science experimentation and deployment while meeting the requirements around model performance, security, and compliance. In order to fulfill regulatory and compliance requirements, the key requirements when designing such a platform are: Address data drift Monitor model

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What Does it REALLY Mean to Put CX First?

Customer experience was once considered a soft metric, or a “nice to have.” But it is now a board-level priority for many brands. The experience you provide your customers is a defining way to differentiate your business from the competition. But how can you really make CX a priority when you have competing budget and resource constraints? With customer experience automation, organizations can leverage AI and automation to make it faster and cheaper to provide a superior customer experience acro

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20 Top Social Media Monitoring Tools

Brandwatch CX

The key to making the most of social media is listening to what your audience has to say about you, your competitors, and the market in general. Once you have the data you can undertake analysis, and finally, reach social business intelligence ; using all these insights to know your customers better and improve your marketing strategy. If you are a social media rookie, this list of the top free social media monitoring tools might come in handy.

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Drive product data visibility and adoption with Pendo and Mixpanel integrations

Totango

Enterprise businesses can now use their critical product usage data from Pendo and Mixpanel in their Totango experience to design optimal customer journeys, improving product adoption and customer retention. Pendo and Mixpanel, two leading solutions in the enterprise software market, give SaaS companies the power to track and analyze product usage across their customer base—creating a rich set of data and insights key to designing, iterating, and improving the customer experience.

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Moving Contact Centers From SLAs to Experience Level Agreements

Blake Morgan

                             What’s the future of contact centers in shaping customer experience and brand loyalty? Companies are increasingly recognizing the critical role that contact centers play in shaping customer perceptions and driving brand loyalty. In this podcast episode, Stephanie Shaffer De Jesus, a seasoned customer experience practitioner, shares invaluable insights into the future of contact centers and the role that Experience Level Agreem

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Optimize for sustainability with Amazon CodeWhisperer

AWS Machine Learning

This post explores how Amazon CodeWhisperer can help with code optimization for sustainability through increased resource efficiency. Computationally resource-efficient coding is one technique that aims to reduce the amount of energy required to process a line of code and, as a result, aid companies in consuming less energy overall. In this era of cloud computing, developers are now harnessing open source libraries and advanced processing power available to them to build out large-scale microser

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Navigating the Future: Unveiling Trends and Bold Predictions in Customer Experience

Ready to explore 2024’s CX landscape? Join experts from SMG and guest Forrester as they discuss prominent trends actively shaping the industry and dive into a stack of bold predictions for the year ahead. Will the average customer experience improve? How can leaders leverage their CX metrics to establish financial linkage? What will global firms achieve using customer-facing generative AI?

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The Kustomer Advantage: Unleashing the Power of Data, AI, and More

Kustomer

In today’s fast-paced business world, customer-centricity isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. To truly prioritize your customers, you must grasp their needs and deliver seamless, efficient, and proactive experiences every time. You require a smart, user-friendly customer service platform that seamlessly integrates data and AI, giving you a holistic customer view.

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Why The Glia Virtual Assistant Is Now Trusted by Over 100 Banks and Credit Unions

SaleMove

Here’s how the Glia Virtual Assistant has become one of the most trusted AI solutions in the financial services industry. The post Why The Glia Virtual Assistant Is Now Trusted by Over 100 Banks and Credit Unions appeared first on Glia Blog | Digital Customer Service Explained.

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Growth from Your Installed Base of Legacy Products

Middlesex Consulting

If you make tangible products and have been in business for more than seven or eight years, you have legacy products in your installed base. That is fine because industrial OEMs expect after-sales service to generate eight to 10 times the original sales revenue during the product’s lifetime. These legacy products are the gift that […] The post Growth from Your Installed Base of Legacy Products appeared first on Middlesex Consulting.