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5 Reasons You Need to Take Long-Term Social Customer Care Seriously

Russel Lolacher

74% of Millennials (18-34) and 58% of GenX (35-54) have a better opinion of organizations that provide social media customer care – Microsoft .

4 Ways the Experts Master Journey Mapping

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Customer journey mapping can be a powerful tool to help you truly understand your customers, innovate around new ways to serve them, and identify gaps in their journey. But, that’s only if the map is used as a tool and not an artifact.

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Customer Feedback is a Gift Your Business Can’t Live Without

Steve DiGioia

If you’re having a bad experience in a restaurant and decide to never return, do you tell the manager? Or do you just leave and commit to never going back? If your clothes are seldom ready when promised by your dry cleaner, do you tell him why you’ve decided to go elsewhere? Or do you just find another cleaner? If the company you purchased a product from makes it difficult to return it without you jumping through hoops, do you make a complaint or vow to never buy from them again?

The 5 Phases of Customer Feedback Failure

Genroe

Every day in companies around the world people sit down in meetings and decide today’s the day that they’re going to get serious about collecting customer feedback. Lots of earnest discussion follows, agreements are reached, actions allocated and heads nod in full agreement.

The 2020 Community Trends Webinar Series

Speaker: Vanilla Forums

Is your community program up to the standards of 2020? Save your seat for this webinar series, and don't miss your chance hear from five of Vanilla Forums' community experts as they respond to your pressing questions and dive into some of the biggest community trends identified for 2020!

Emotional Affinity, Customer Service, and Collecting

CX Accelerator

When I was 12 years old, I discovered basketball cards, I loved them so much I collected over 5,000 of them in one summer. I grew up watching Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, and Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

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5 Steps Toward a Successful Self-Service Strategy

TechSee

Self-service is finally coming of age, with leading enterprises embracing the paradigm of customers helping themselves. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2020, 10% of initial B2C interactions will be virtual, up from less than 1% in 2019.

Five Tips for Building a Customer Success Team

Totango

In the customer-centered economy, your customer success (CS) team is invaluable. The team’s goal is to retain your hard-won customers and help them grow by deepening the customer relationship and ensuring they are realizing value with your product every step of the way.

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Customer Success Management (CSM) Technology

ClientSuccess

Regardless of your industry, the rate of technology adoption and competition is increasing substantially year over year, which can make it difficult to keep your customer retention rates high. Yet, reducing churn while keeping customer health scores high is critical for long-term company growth. .

How to Communicate with Customers for Stellar CX

Topdown

There has been a continued focus on customer experience in the business world, and for good reason. Customer experience isn’t just a persistent buzzword, it has a real impact on your business. Like many concepts, customer experience (CX) is multifaceted.

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.

How to Define Customer Satisfaction and Measure it

GetFeedback

Defining customer satisfaction is not easy. On the surface, you think you know what it means to have a satisfied customer. However, if you dig a little deeper, it would be difficult to say, emphatically, what makes them satisfied. . Think about gyms.

Asking Scary Questions to Improve Your CX Program

MaritzCX

Today’s consumers are not afraid to switch things up, if a company’s service fails to live up to their expectations. With so many choices across the marketplace, customers will go wherever they feel their needs are best met.

Managing Real-time Changes to Customer and Operational Needs

NICE inContact

Access our webinar: Delivering True Operational Agility in Times of Crisis. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Omnichannel

Three Characteristics of XM Leaders

Experience Matters

Earlier today, I led an roundtable discussion at SAP Select in Berlin entitled “Become a XM Transformation Leader.” ” This is a critical theme for many executives.

A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Do You Actively Communicate with Customers During Times of Disruption?

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.

Innovative Lessons from the Miracle Mets of 1969

MaritzCX

How the Worst Team in Baseball History Innovated to Win the World Series 50 Years Ago Innovation Requires a Continuous Team Effort To innovate successfully, you can’t just rally the troops or hastily assemble a task force when upper management suddenly identifies a need.

Managing Real-time Changes to Customer and Operational Needs

NICE inContact

Access our webinar: Delivering True Operational Agility in Times of Crisis. Advantages of the Cloud Call Center Best Practices Omnichannel

Things You Never Think About When Implementing a CX Program

CloudCherry

Considering Implementing a CX Program? Good decision! While you’re at it, it might be a good idea to consider the things that are often overlooked when it comes to this noble endeavor.

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

How VMware Partners with Customers to Design Products

Vision Critical

With an open dialogue with customers, companies can accelerate and de-risk product innovation by gathering insights at every step of the product development cycle.

How to Address the Underbelly Work as a Chief Experience Officer at a Nonprofit

Customer Bliss

As CCOs, a lot of our work involves understanding what drives the culture of the organization. It’s about how the organization views its customers/audience, and vice versa. This deep dive is what I often refer to as the underbelly work.

CXone Contact Center Solutions Help Radisson Hotel Group Support Guest Experiences

NICE inContact

Radisson Hotel Group had emerged as a leading global hospitality company and one of the world's largest hotel groups.

Halloween Horrors: Monsters that Cause Call Center Attrition

TechSee

The nights are drawing in and there’s a chill in the air. Ancient folk memories of evil spirits start to surface. Magic and mischief reign. It’s Halloween.

Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.

What I’ve Learned as a Female Leader in SaaS

Vision Critical

Kelly Hall, Vision Critical Chief Customer Officer, was recently named one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019 by The Software Report. Here, Kelly shares some wisdom gleaned over her 17-year career in tech.

How Deep is Your Service Attraction?

Wired and Dangerous

Eye candy! It is such a really cool label. It should be a phrase that has a terrific reputation. After all, who doesn’t like candy? And, “a sight for sore eyes” is a positive and encouraging statement. Most of us see too much plain vanilla and drab stuff. But, eye candy has a shady reputation.

The History of Customer Service in 500 Words

NICE inContact

The history of commerce stretches back 150,000 years. And as long as there have been customers, there has been customer service. Even as professional merchants began to flourish about 3,000 years ago, every exchange of goods and services remained face to face.

Good CX = Great Business Case

Heart of the Customer

I’m returning home from a day and a half at Comcast’s headquarters, locked in a room with other marketing and CX thought leaders. Okay, so not exactly locked in…) They brought us to Philadelphia to share the work they’re doing in customer experience and to get our feedback and advice.

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience.

5 Key Takeaways from Forrester CX SF 2019

Vision Critical

We all want to improve our customer experience. We’ve created customer journey maps and tried to focus on improving the whole experience and the Forrester CX Index is telling us that across the board in all industries, the customer experience is not improving. What are we missing?

The Remarkable Power of Habit to Transform Customer Behavior

Beyond Philosophy

Some customer habits may be useful for your Customer Experience strategy, and some of them may not. Understanding how customers’ habits form and how to identify them is crucial for Customer Experience.

Managing Real-time Changes to Customer and Operational Needs

NICE inContact

Access our webinar: Delivering True Operational Agility in Times of Crisis. In crisis and in calm, 211 LA County helps over 1.4 million people every year, and its 60 Community Resource Advisors respond to more than 500,000 contacts annually. It also provides support to other 211 operations across the country in times of disaster.