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A Successful Customer Experience Strategy Means Keeping it Consistent

TechSee

Sam travels often for business. On his last trip to London, he stayed at the Lord Rochester Hotel, since his tried-and-trusted Hotel Miranda Grand was overbooked. The receptionist at the Lord Rochester upgraded his room, comped him for food and spa services, and generally treated him like royalty.

So You’re a New CX Leader? 5 Tips to Succeed in Your Role

CX Accelerator

We’ve all been there. It’s your first day on a new job and you’re trying to figure out how things work. There’s lots to be done – relationships to be built, goals to be set and plans to be drafted.

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Three Ways to Create Greater ROI in Your CX Program

MaritzCX

During an event in Las Vegas I was lucky enough to share three key ways to create greater ROI from a CX program by leveraging our clients’ experiences around driving business success.

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Don’t Make Customers Do Extra Work!

Customer Bliss

In this week’s Daily Dose video, I share a short video inspired by 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.

How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

How Powerful CRM Can Help You Delight Customers

NICE inContact

The last couple years have seen an important turning point for customer service and customer experience. Think about it: we’ve witnessed vast improvements in digital customer service technology like artificial intelligence (AI) and live chat, both of which are certain to continue evolving.

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Get Inspired at the Experience Management Event of the Year

MaritzCX

EXPERIENCE FORUM 2019 NYC Whether your focus is customer, employee, or patient experience, join us for this action-packed event.

Prove Your Customer Experience Value to Earn the Headcount You Need

Customer Bliss

Are you lacking headcount in your organization? If so, you’re not alone, and I want you to view this as a challenge and a test. You will need to establish, with tactics, what the work will be to garner headcount. Headcount allows you to have more order and structure within your organization.

4 Steps to a Streamlined Digital Customer Service Workflow

NICE inContact

Agility and ease are key concepts in digital customer service , regardless of your industry or the size of your business. We recently collaborated with T-Mobile, one of our clients, to learn more about how they offer better, more efficient digital customer service. Here’s what we found out.

Not All Customer Data Are Created Equal: Why You Should Move Toward High-Quality Consent and Declared Data

Vision Critical

With new privacy regulations and a greater public awareness of online privacy rights, we marketers have had a fire lit under us. We must be more careful and thoughtful than ever when deciding how to access and utilize customer data.

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A Guide to Online Communities for Enterprise Organizations

This guide will provide you with an overview of what procuring an online community can do for enterprise organizations, including: How community compliments enterprise priorities. How the community addresses key challenges. Crucial enterprise community features to look for when assessing vendors. Strategic community programs that drive enterprise community success. Examples of enterprise organizations who have seen success with their communities. Not every online community is built or equipped with enterprise intentions. The following pages will provide you with the knowledge needed to make the best decisions for your enterprise organization.

ahm Improves NPS Scores with Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

MaritzCX

ahm is a no-nonsense health insurance company that has been doing business for over 40 years and has over 700,000 ahm members.

The Future of Customer Experience — And Where Leaders Can Focus Today

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Let’s talk about the future of customer experience. I’m often asked about it, and I’ll tell you this universal truth: Customers will expect more than we can give them. You heard that right.

Seamless CX Meets Strategic AI

NICE inContact

Here’s the problem: 91% of customers expect a seamless experience when moving from one method of communication with a company to another (e.g., chat to phone). Yet only 24% of businesses give themselves an excellent rating in providing this seamless customer experience (CX).

Not All Customer Data Is Created Equal: Why You Should Move Toward High-Quality Consent and Declared Data

Vision Critical

With new privacy regulations and a greater public awareness of online privacy rights, we marketers have had a fire lit under us. We must be more careful and thoughtful than ever when deciding how to access and utilize customer data.

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The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Managing Moments of Truth: Engineering a Better Member Experience at Credit Unions (Part 1)

CloudCherry

Photo by Van Tay Media. Managing Moments of Truth: Engineering a Better Member Experience at Credit Unions (Part 1). A credit union is one of the only organizations that manufacture a product with the recipient of that product—the member—present.

How to Earn Executive Support for Your VoC Program

GetFeedback

Learn how to earn executive support for your Voice of the Customer (VoC) program through these proven-to work strategies and tactics. Articles

AI in Contact Centers – IT Gets the Driver Seat

NICE inContact

Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest topics today and nearly every C-level executive is eager to understand how AI will transform their business. Contact centers are no exceptions.

3 Ways to Realign Your Organization to Focus on Customer Experience

Melissa Henley

Employees who feel cared for care for your customers. And that starts with having a defined culture

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Roadblocks on How to Fix Customer Retention

CloudCherry

‘L-eh eh eh- t’s…Let’s stay together (‘gether)’. Whether a customer is ‘shiny and new’- a phrase used by this week’s ‘Sweets of CX’ guest, Jeannie Walters – or a loyal, long-time supporter of your brand, it’s all about keeping the healthy relationship going.

How to Earn Executive Support for Your VoC Program

GetFeedback

A Voice of the Customer (VoC) program is an essential tool to collect valuable customer feedback and take proper action to improve customer experience (CX). A successful program leads to higher return rates, fewer churns, and more loyal customers. .

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Top 4 Reasons Why Call Recording is Critical to Contact Center Success

NICE inContact

Call recording software is a foundational component of contact center operations but often under valued and taken for granted. It’s a bit like the plumbing in your house.

5 Ways to Deliver Better Service Just in Time for National Customer Service Week

ShepHyken

National Customer Service Week is coming up soon. Every year it is the first full week in October. This is a week to celebrate and appreciate not only our customers, but also the people who make our customers happy.

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!

AI Chatbots: The Dream vs. The Reality (Pt. 1 – Delight)

Comm100

The concept of “artificial intelligence” often gets invoked as a buzzword by enthusiastic tech theorists or marketers, but in this series, I’ll show you how AI chatbots are used right now by real companies with real business objectives. I’m not a theorist or a marketer, I’m someone with experience implementing AI chatbot solutions which provide value to businesses, as well as their customers. So what could your AI Chatbot do for you?

Fees = Lazy CX

Heart of the Customer

I spoke in Austin last week and while there, I rented a car to visit my youngest in San Antonio. I stopped at Dollar’s counter and the agent told me that, if I wanted, I could skip refilling the gas for $27. I didn’t have to decide right then – I could just bring it […].

Empire Today Moves to CXone, an Easy Decision

NICE inContact

With an outdated, on-premises Cisco call center system, Empire Today was facing a $1 million price tag to upgrade to modern functionality. The move to NICE inContact and the CXone cloud platform came soon thereafter. “It It was a no-brainer,” said Philip Bennett, Empire Customer Service Operations Manager. By the time the home improvement and furnishings company made the switch, there had been plenty of frustrations with the old system.

Guest Blog: Shock and Awe – A Guide to Creating a Customer Experience They’ll Talk About for Life

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Jessica Wise who shares a story to illustrate how you can develop a lifelong relationship with your customers by creating a customer experience they will never forget. It was the Thursday before Memorial Day 2019.

An Exploratory Research Study: Customer Experience and Customer Self Support

Speaker: Mike Ellis, Marketing Manager, Vanilla Forums

Join Vanilla Forums on Wednesday, August 19, at 12PM ET for a webinar presentation led by Mike Ellis, Marketing Manager at Vanilla, as he shares their research on customer experience and self service.

Are Your “Night Lights” Effectively Guiding the Customer Journey?

Wired and Dangerous

Night lights come in many forms and styles. The one in the room where Chip’s granddaughters sleep when they come for a visit looks like a pink princess crown. We have a friend who is an avid bird watcher—every night light in his house is a different bird.

Automated NPS for Salesforce

GetFeedback

This playbook is designed to help you set up your Automated NPS program and integrate it with Salesforce. It provides. Guides

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Winning in the Cloud – How Businesses Achieve CX Success

NICE inContact

What do companies report after they move their contact center technology to the cloud? Many of them have achieved superior customer experience outcomes – like better customer satisfaction and likelihood to recommend. We surveyed more than 900 contact center leaders in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia about key customer experience topics, including contact center plans and metrics.

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