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The high cost of customer disengagement


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3 Ways Augmented Reality Enhances Customer Experiences

Smarter CX

Today’s customer journeys span multiple touchpoints. That’s why business unit integration is such a popular topic of interest: marketing, product development, IT, CX, and engineering must all collaborate to deliver compelling experiences.

The Human Side of the Customer Experience

Ann Michaels and Associates

In today’s digital world, people are spending more time online as screens become larger, web connections faster, and more people own smartphones. With so many online businesses vying for a customer’s attention, brands need to focus more than ever on making meaningful connections to stand out.

Customer Centricity: 10 strategies to implement in 2019


Start 2019 with these 10 simple steps and build the fundamentals of your customer-centric culture. Nurture customer centricity in your company and lead your organization through the customer-centric transformation. RSS generated with FetchRss

To Text or To Talk? Understanding Customer Care Preferences for Voice and Digital Channels

As customer care channels continue to evolve and expand, there’s been a lot of debate about which channels customers actually prefer to interact with brands. Based on a recent Harris Poll, learn why consumers choose one channel over another, and how common frustrations with specific channels drive consumers to pick alternatives.

Commonly Asked Customer Experience Questions Part 1: How Do I Increase Response Rates? Should I Shorten My Survey?


This is the first part of a three-part blog series. It is December and that often means looking back over the past year. I’ve been doing a bit more than that. I’ve been looking back over my 20+ years of various research consulting roles within MaritzCX.

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Decrease Customer Churn Rates for Good


It’s not rocket science: the lower your customer churn rate, the higher your profit. But do you know how much customer retention is really worth? According to Harvard Business School, even just a 5% increase in customer retention can lead to a 25-95% increase in profits. And a study by Temkin Group concluded that loyal customers are 5x as likely to repurchase, 5x as likely to forgive, 4x as likely to refer, and 7x as likely to try a new offering.

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How to improve you call center customer experience strategy for 2019?


Providing better customer experiences (CX) is a hot button issue that has become increasingly critical to forward-thinking call centers over the last few years.

How Data Integration Can Power Impactful CX Research Programs


Most of us intuitively know that bringing together data from multiple sources or taking a multi-faceted approach to answering a research question usually yields more impactful results than employing a narrow and focused approach.

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Have You Created a Great Service Exit?

Wired and Dangerous

The opening keynote was preceded by the safety briefing for the large banquet hall attendees. It was the usual “in case of fire” cautions and instructions.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

3 Key Pillars of a Successful NPS Program with Salesforce


It’s no secret it costs five times more to attract a new customer than to keep an existing one. This is because returning customers buy more over time so operating costs shrink; whereas finding new customers is laborious and expensive. That said, why are only 18% of companies focusing on retention ?

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How to Deliver a United, One-Company Experience

Customer Bliss

In my 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.

Episode 25 – Customer Experience Needs a Seat at the Table

Kristina Evey

Shownotes… Customer Experience is not just another thing to do. CX is the reason WHY we do the work we … Read More Episode 25 – Customer Experience Needs a Seat at the Table. The post Episode 25 – Customer Experience Needs a Seat at the Table appeared first on Kristina Evey. Shownotes… Customer Experience is not just another thing to do. CX is the reason WHY we do the work we do. We provide a product or service to our customers.

Watch your Etiquette! 7 Tips for Improving Contact Center Etiquette


Hold the door. Be on time. Common courtesy is always a good bet. Cliché, but true. Even in customer service (where manners are paramount), it never hurts to be reminded. Contact centers are lively, energetic places with lots of activity going on. Respecting and protecting time, people, and processes is key. Be mindful of these tips for improving contact center etiquette: . Serve with a smile. My favorite customer service best practice? Service with a smile!

The SaaS Guide to Customer Engagement, Retention, and Advocacy

After onboarding, most SaaS customers have to find their own way to success. This ebook by Influitive is a compilation of some of the best examples of programs designed to drive customer retention and advocacy, with examples from some of the world’s largest and most innovative SaaS vendors.

Are You Listening to Your Customers – Or Driving them Crazy?

Beyond Philosophy

Not too long ago, I had a minor outpatient procedure at a hospital. When I checked my email the next morning, there was a survey from the hospital. What did you think of your anesthesiologist?”. My first thought was that I didn’t die during the procedure, so he must have done a fine job.

Best of the Podcast 2018: Implementing CX at a Global Organization with Amanda Sachs of Microsoft

Customer Bliss

As many of us are taking some much-needed downtime, I’m closing out the year by replaying some of my most popular episodes from 2018. Today’s episode, which many of you seemed to enjoy, features Amanda Sachs , General Manager, Customer & Partner Experience at Microsoft.

Improvements to Make If You’re Getting Bad Customer Service Survey Results


Disappointing results on a customer service survey can be more than demoralizing. They can bode ill for future financial results and even directly threaten your livelihood. The problem is unlikely to be the survey design (though that’s possible). More likely, the problem is that you really need to improve! Yet, in the face of poor scores, what happens at many organizations is denial and rationalization.

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Inbound Call Centers Need to Deliver Exceptional Experiences in an Omnichannel World


Inbound call centers face rising expectations from their customers to deliver exceptional experiences in an increasingly omnichannel world.

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.

Episode 27 – Does Your Culture Empower Great Customer Experiences?

Kristina Evey

Shownotes #27… Does Your Culture Enable and Empower the CX? Culture – it’s simply the way things are done within … Read More Episode 27 – Does Your Culture Empower Great Customer Experiences? The post Episode 27 – Does Your Culture Empower Great Customer Experiences? appeared first on Kristina Evey. Shownotes #27… Does Your Culture Enable and Empower the CX? . Culture – it’s simply the way things are done within your organization.

5 #Leadership Books You Must Read in 2019

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay What's in your library? I still love to hold and read physical books (as opposed to audible, Kindle, etc.). I don't know how many books I added to my library this year, but it was a lot.

The LinkedIn Algorithm: How it Works

Brand Watch


How to Optimize Call Center Agent Scripting


Today, call center scripting is used widely. To understand why that is the case, here’s the arguably five biggest benefits of using agent scripting in a contact center: Decrease agent training. Agent scripting will give new hires the guidance they need to start handling interactions confidently on their own earlier. . Maintain regulatory compliance. Script with compliance in mind to help your agents manage the regulatory jungle. . Promote consistency.

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.

Episode 26 – Start with the Customer Experience End in Mind

Kristina Evey

Shownotes… Start Where You Are and With the End in Mind. That is my response when people ask me how … Read More Episode 26 – Start with the Customer Experience End in Mind. The post Episode 26 – Start with the Customer Experience End in Mind appeared first on Kristina Evey. Shownotes… Start Where You Are and With the End in Mind. That is my response when people ask me how to start their Customer Experience Transformation. Just start. Don’t get overwhelmed.

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Why Customer Experience is Dying (And What To Do About It)

Beyond Philosophy

It seems from two recent surveys that despite all the money and resources that have been ploughed into improving Customers Experience, this is not having any effect? What will happen next is that CEO’s and the C-Suite will start to remove their support for these changes.

Top 5 Qualities of a Great Customer Success Manager


The Customer Success Manager role is a challenging one. These individuals will be facing both internal teams and external customers, trying to strike a happy balance between both while making the customer experience everything that it can be.

Virtual Agents in the Contact Center: Automate One Routine Call Type at a Time


The biggest challenge facing every contact center is agent churn. Many agents are bored, unengaged, and generally unhappy, and they churn at a rate of 33% across all industries. As a contact center leader, you work extremely hard to mitigate these challenges, but because you are pulled in many different directions, it is tough to keep your best agents. Not to mention, technology constraints can sometimes make it difficult to improve the agent experience.

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.