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Improving B2B Customer Experience: Is It More Personal Than B2C?

360Connext

The term “customer experience” usually conjures up images of individual customers in retail or other business-to-consumer (B2C) environments. I am often asked about business-to-business (B2B) as a separate experience.

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How to Earn the Right to Ask for Ongoing Customer Feedback

Vision Critical

“How do you keep people engaged when you’re collecting ongoing insight?” is a common question we get asked.

Predictive Customer Support

ShepHyken

In the old days – and even in modern times – if a customer wanted help or support, they picked up the phone and called for help. A (hopefully) friendly and competent customer service professional, also known as an agent or representative, would answer the question or resolve the problem.

Ask NPS Questions Using a Storytelling Approach

GetFeedback

When you write a story, what is the first thing you should think about? Your audience. The same holds true for your Net Promoter Score survey. Really, writing a survey question is just another type of storytelling.

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How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.

Techniques to Improve the Survey Experience on Mobile Devices

MaritzCX

The information in this article was originally shared in the MaritzCX webinar, Mobilize Me! Click here to listen to the webinar now.

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Guiding Principles of Customer Advocacy

Vision Critical

As business and technology evolve, it’s vital that companies move from being business-driven, product-driven, or sales-driven to being customer-driven. Customers have more platforms on which to voice their opinions and share their experiences, positive or negative.

Honor Your Customers: How to Build a Respect Delivery Machine

Customer Bliss

In this week’s Daily Dose video, I share an excerpt from a keynote I presented recently that focuses on the lessons of my most recent book, Would You Do That To Your Mother. . The following is a lightly edited transcript of the video below.

Vehicle Manufacturers’ Secret Sauce: The MaritzCX New Vehicle Customer Study 50-Year Anniversary

MaritzCX

Look Who Turned 50! 2019 marks the 50-year anniversary of the MaritzCX New Vehicle Customer Study (NVCS)—the automotive industry’s largest and longest running buyer behavior consumer survey. The NVCS provides monthly consumer feedback about vehicle shopping, buying patterns, and feature preferences.

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Keep Your Contact Center in North America Without Breaking the Bank

BlueOcean

A quick trip down memory lane reminds us that the 1990s saw a massive rise in the practice of offshoring call centers. With the convergence of economic factors and technological advancement, it was seen as the cheap alternative for companies who required basic customer support solutions.

The Evolution of Support: How to Manage Customer Support in an Era of Self-help

Speaker: Kristina Evey, Customer Experience Expert and Consultant

Because self-service emergence is increasing, the need to assess the amount of support being given to our customer service reps is more important than ever before. Is there a way to find the right balance between self-service and support?

Goodbye Temkin Group Website…

Experience Matters

Well, it has finally happened. After being acquired by Qualtrics this past October, we have decommissioned the Temkin Group website. And yes, I have mixed feelings. To quote a line from Winnie-the-Pooh… How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. It’s hard to say goodbye to a site and a brand that we built and nurtured since May 2010.

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4 Steps to Assessing the CX Work That Needs to Be Done at a Young Company

Customer Bliss

As a CCO at a startup, how do you assess the work that needs to be done to begin the CX transformation? In today’s episode, we’re revisiting conversations with two CCOs who have implemented CX programs from the ground up: Chelsie Rae Lee of SnackNation and Allison Pickens of Gainsight.

Enter the Super-Agent: Three ways AI enhances the agent experience

Comm100

AI-powered chatbots are so 2018. This year, it’s all about agent-facing AI. The ironic thing about this statement is that it makes it sound like agent-facing AI is just a fad. No doubt there has been a lot of talk about how AI can be used to help improve customer-facing interactions – but there’s more to AI than meets the eye. Truth be told, internal uses of AI have just as much disruptive power as chatbots if not more – and are also far simpler to deploy and far quicker to generate positive ROI.

How Manulife Is Improving Customer Experience from the Outside-In

Vision Critical

Established in 1980, Manulife Singapore provides insurance, retirement, and wealth management solutions to meet the financial needs of customers across various stages of their lives. Their mission is: Decisions made easier. Lives made better. Customer Experience

Good, Better, Best: Three Ways to Calculate the ROI of CX Initiatives

Speaker: John Joba and David Robbins

Customer Experience is at a tipping point. Despite increasing investment in measurement platforms, executives still struggle to demonstrate the impact to the bottom line—and the value these bring to customers and the organization as a whole.

Honeywell Transforms Its Business with the CXone Solution

NICE Systems

As a multi-industry manufacturing company, Honeywell develops solutions around energy and efficiency. The company determined that customer experience excellence could be the catalyst for many of the business transformations it wanted to achieve. Honeywell not only established customer experience as a top priority but made it a corporate initiative. And the business focuses on making it easy for customers to do business with the company and on creating customer experiences that are memorable.

What Kind of Character Does Your Service Deliver?

Wired and Dangerous

Recent research shows that 86% of customers say loyalty is primarily driven by likability and 83% of customers say TRUST. We all live our lives on promises.

AI Customer Service: Today’s Most Transformative Technologies

TechSee

Artificial intelligence (AI) – the science that deals with the creation of human-like learning and reasoning capabilities – has been catapulted into the spotlight in recent years.

7 Simple Ways to Get Repeatable, Consent-Based Feedback from Millennial Women

Vision Critical

Bustle Digital Group 's Trend Group team are experts in engaging Millennial and Gen Z women. The BDG Hive is an extension of their brand, so ensuring an exceptional experience through all interactions is paramount.

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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.

Digital Omnichannel: Most Businesses Aren’t Where They Need to Be

NICE Systems

The line between traditional and digital communications has blurred, and savvy customers are demanding more from the companies they do business with. One top demand is for true omnichannel customer service , no matter the channel. We reported in the 2018 NICE inContact Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark that 91% of consumers expect a seamless omnichannel experience.

Episode 57 – Thomas Hollmann Discusses CX Services Growth

Kristina Evey

Shownotes… This episode addresses Services Growth – transforming an organization’s focus from selling products to building and establishing customer relationships … Read More Episode 57 – Thomas Hollmann Discusses CX Services Growth. The post Episode 57 – Thomas Hollmann Discusses CX Services Growth appeared first on Kristina Evey. Customer Experience Management Journey Mapping Leadership Perception Podcasting Uncategorized

ReviewTrackers Partners with PeakSpan Capital on $10 Million Series-B Fundraise

ReviewTrackers

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The Rustici Story: How Happy Employees Create Happy Customers

CX Accelerator

Originally posted on the Rustici Software Blog Last month, I presented to the Nashville Network of Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) and shared how we’ve built a remarkable place to work at Rustici Software and how that leads to providing exceptional service to our customers.

Building a Successful Community Superfan Program

Speaker: Jake McKee, CEO and Lead Strategist, Community5

Every social group is made up of members who are more engaged, more enthusiastic and more dedicated than others. In the online community space, we call these people Superfans. But the million dollar question…how can you attract these powerful and necessary people? Join Vanilla Forums for a discussion with Jake McKee, CEO and Lead Strategist at Community5, as he shares ideas and insights on how to best build and execute formal Superfan programs.

5 Ways That Digital Customer Service Is Influencing Customer Expectations

NICE Systems

It’s common for blogs related to customer service and customer experience to talk about how the increasing ubiquity of social media requires fundamental changes in the way that brands should conceive of customer service. That’s a good thing. Social media is a relatively new medium of communication, and brands certainly must tailor their tone of voice and style of interaction to social channels.

What You “Know” about Your Customers Probably Isn’t True

Heart of the Customer

The post What You “Know” about Your Customers Probably Isn’t True appeared first on Heart of the Customer. Voice of the Customer choosing a journey consumer journey contest customer Customer Experience customer voice CX data quality journey map journey mapping moments of truth VoC workshop

Are You Ignoring a Key Part of Your Digital Experience?

Beyond Philosophy

Think about the last time you shopped online but decided not to buy. Were you just browsing, or was there something about the user experience that made you hesitate?

How to Lower Bounce Rate & Boost Conversions with Live Chat Software

ProProfs Chat

It’s true that managing a website is not just about updating content every single day; rather it is all about improving its performance by optimizing quite a few variables like conversion rate, visitor count, search engine ranking, bounce rate etc.

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.