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The route to a five-star rating is paved with data

Keatext

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3 Tips to Delight Customers and Avoid Detractors

Strikedeck

Chris proposes recommendations on how to keep customers engaged and happy. Customer Success Customer Customer Experience customer journey Customer Service

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Why Efficient Customer Service is Valuable to B2B Companies

Team Support

Please hold. There are 12 callers ahead of you. Your business is important to us. This scenario is still far too common in customer support, even in the B2B (business-to-business) industry where the average customer value is higher and business relationships matter more.

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Today’s Contact Center

NICE inContact

Think adding artificial intelligence (AI) to your contact center means dramatic technology shifts? Huge investments? Lots of additional resources? Think again. Adding AI actually doesn’t require a big investment or big changes to deliver a big return.

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!

Why You Must Take the Monkey Off Your Customer’s Back

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.

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9 tips to target the right respondents for an online survey

QuestionPro Audience

What does targeting the right respondents for an online survey mean? Fifteen years ago, market researchers knew very little about online survey research. Almost all interviews were still completed via telephone, paper and pencil or face to face.

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Why WhatsApp Is the Next Digital Customer Service Channel You Need

NICE inContact

With more than 1.5 billion active users, WhatsApp has more user adoption and growth than any other app. It’s an incredibly popular way for people to communicate, and this naturally applies to customers too. Let’s take a closer look at why WhatsApp is the next digital customer service channel you need. Why WhatsApp is exciting for customers. 65 billion messages are exchanged on WhatsApp daily, the number of these messages concerned with customer service is on the rise.

The Power of Learning Experiences in CX

MaritzCX

Someone asked me the other day whether I had ever taken an on-line training class and what was my impression and experience of having done so. If ever there was a loaded question for me, that one gets top billing.

The Importance of Always-on Customer Communications

Comm100

We’ve all done it – politely (or otherwise) hung up on a call from a telemarketer. We’ve even abandoned a call that we started. out of frustration or because ‘something’ came up. But the other way around? Can you imagine a customer service agent hanging up on you?

8 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2020

In this eBook, we’ll arm you with the research you need to inform areas of investment, and 8 quick tips you can use to improve your contact center’s performance now!

POS System Support in the Cashless Society

TechSee

It’s every company’s worst nightmare: customers are standing in line to pay, frustrated and angry when they can’t because the payment system is down. The point of sale (POS) is the most critical stage of the customer journey.

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Five Tactics to Retain Your Top Call Center Agents

NICE inContact

Recruiting excellent agents can be a challenging task. It can even be more difficult keeping them around once hired. According to the JOLTS survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employee turnover rate is higher now than it has been in the past 18 years. Retaining call center agents doesn’t occur by chance, it happens by implementing practical, proven retention tactics. Check out these five tactics to retain your top call center agents: 1) Recognize Your Agents.

Six Near-Universal CX Problems… And Six Solutions to Overcome Them

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

It wasn’t THAT long ago when business planning and strategy simply didn’t include the term “customer experience.”

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One of the Five Largest Transport & Logistic Companies in the World Launches an Efficient Closed Loop Feedback Programme

MaritzCX

DSV is one of the five largest transport and logistics companies in the world, with a global presence in 85 different countries, 45,000 members of staff, and more than 250,000 customers. As a company well-known for its active acquisition strategy, DSV also focuses on organic growth between acquisitions. For many years, DSV did not have. View Article.

The Pros and Cons of Incentivized Reviews

With so many online reviews out there, we’ve decided to take a look at how incentivized consumer reviews fare against regular reviews from consumers that were not incentivized. Is one better than the other? More positive? Are they similar in topics covered and level of detail? Download this report to get answers to those questions and more!

Episode 60 – Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken Shares His Insights

Kristina Evey

Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a … Read More Episode 60 – Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken Shares His Insights. The post Episode 60 – Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken Shares His Insights appeared first on Kristina Evey. Customer service good customer service Podcasting Strategy Uncategorized

Do Humans Still Have a Place in Contact Centers?

NICE inContact

Chatbots are coming. Consider these stats*: 4 minutes is the average time savings with a chatbot enquiry vs. a traditional call $0.70 is the average cost saved per chatbot interaction for messaging-based banking bots 11,000 operating chatbots now are on Facebook Messenger $174 billion could be saved across insurance, financial services, sales, and customer service.

Calling All Calabrio Superstars

Calabrio

From day one, we designed Calabrio ONE to quickly deliver tangible business value to contact centers around the world. From seamlessly handling fast-growing, inbound contact volumes and painlessly unifying disparate data sources to tapping rich voice of the customer (VoC) insights, users rely upon Calabrio to understand what their customers really want while benefitting from increased operational efficiencies.

It’s Your Fault

ShepHyken

The other day I was leaving a parking lot that required me to pay on the way out. It was an automated system. I put my ticket in the slot, the machine calculated what I owed, and then asked me to insert my credit card to make the payment.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Market research industry – Current stats and future trends

QuestionPro Audience

The market research industry has grown steadily over the last five years. But innovations could rapidly increase potential revenue in the research industry in the future. What should companies in this industry expect in the years to come? Here are a few market research stats and trends. Here, we’ll take a look at key market research stats and trends from a variety of new reports covering the industry for market research. Audience

A Customer Engagement Hub in Less than Three Weeks

NICE inContact

Three weeks to a future-proof customer engagement hub? It happened for Aetna Medicare Transition Services — and it can happen for your organization too. Discover how in our webinar, A Customer Engagement Hub in Less than Three Weeks. . With a short timeline and multiple challenges to overcome, upleveling its contact center was no small feat for Aetna.

Interactive Video: The Rise of RPA Bots in Customer Service

Jacada

Recently, Head of Automation Scott Merritt sat down with the TechTalk team and discussed the ways in which organizations seek to benefit from customer service automation.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of July 22, 2019

ShepHyken

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. 8 Tips for Improving Social Media Customer Service by Fara Haron.

AI & Community: Don't Hammer the Flowers

Speaker: Venessa Paech, Australia's Leading Community Specialist

Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30 AM ET for this on-demand workshop led by Venessa Paech, Co-Founder of Australian Community Managers and Leading APAC Community Specialist.

Why Customer Success is Important in the Modern Age

Totango

Times are changing. The old sales idea of courting and closing a customer in a single effort and considering their value “bagged” from a one-off transaction is as antiquated as dial-up modems.

The Digital Revolution: Rising Consumer Expectations

NICE inContact

Digital today is much more than just email and chat. Today, your customers are rapidly moving beyond first-generation digital channels (email, web chat, mobile apps) and on to next-generation digital channels (social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. as well as advanced messaging such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Apple Business Chat, and more).

Episode 59 – The CX Benefits of a Culture Book

Kristina Evey

On the second episode of this podcast, we discussed Culture and how it relates to the Customer Experience. Culture is … Read More Episode 59 – The CX Benefits of a Culture Book. The post Episode 59 – The CX Benefits of a Culture Book appeared first on Kristina Evey. Culture Employee Experience Podcasting Uncategorized

Guest Blog: How to Make Effective Customer Experience Strategies for a Software Development Company?

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Charles Richard who shares an article about how important it is for software development companies to have a successful customer experience strategy.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

5 Ways to Improve Customer Loyalty and Skyrocket Sales

Joe Rawlinson

Did you know that research by Bain & Company found out that increasing customer retention rate by just 5% can increase profits by 25-95% ? If there’s one thing that always bears on the mind of businesses, it is this: What drives a customer to come back for more?

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Recipe For Great Customer Experiences!

Wired and Dangerous

In today’s hyper competitive market customers long for organizations they can trust. They trust organizations who consistently deliver great experiences. The kind of experiences that take the customer’s breath away! .

Customer Success and Sales: How They Work Together

Totango

What’s better for your business to focus on: customer success or sales? Customer success is the practice of cultivating deep and lasting relationships with your customers, which can unlock lasting customer lifetime value for your business.

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