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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

Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

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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CX Leaders’ Employees Feel Prouder & More Appreciated

Experience Matters

If you’ve followed our research, then you’ve likely seen a strong, almost inseparable link between between customer experience (CX) and competency employee (EX). We continued to find that connection in our latest consumer benchmark. In our Q3 2018 study, we asked 5,000+ U.S. employees to pick a word that best describes how their job makes them feel and split those responses based on how they judged the overall CX that their company delivers.

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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.

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 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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Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

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.

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.

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.

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 white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

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!

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

7 Simple Strategies For Customer Personalization To Boost Your Marketing Strategy

Joe Rawlinson

Marketing has always been one of the most important business drivers, but it evolved in the last couple of decades just to grow bigger and more complex. The result is that now you can hardly win over new customers using generic messages, so it’s crucial to tailor offers and personalize content.

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.

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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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!

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 LinkedIn Algorithm: How it Works

Brand Watch


Customer Experience Management in 2019

Upstream Works

As 2018 draws to a close and we get closer to ushering in a fresh new year, there’s a temptation to sensationalize up-and-coming technologies and get a bit brazen with predictions and statements about what’s to come.

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.

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.