Sat.Oct 27, 2018 - Fri.Nov 02, 2018

3 Ways Churn Is Killing Your Growth


It’s a dark, stormy night. You’re sitting at your computer. The lights flicker as you click open your reports and there you see it; the silent killer. Churn. Churn is what folks in the subscription economy community call the percentage of customers that leave after subscribing to your product. Churn is one of the most important metrics in a recurring revenue business.

3 Business Reasons to Care About CX

Smarter CX

My daughter, Claudia, and I have a tradition when we eat ice cream at home: it’s always topped with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and sprinkles. One day not long ago, Claudia asked me if I’d make her a bowl of ice cream.

Common Traps of Top-performing Customer Experience Programs

Fresh MR

You’ve achieved your customer experience (CX) goals! Congratulations! … Now what?When

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Hire People with the Ability to Care: A #MakeMomProud Case Study

Customer Bliss

In my new 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.

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.

AskNicely Net Promoter Score Software New Feature Roundup – Q4 2018


Each quarter, our New Feature Roundup will spotlight the most recent and requested improvements to our Net Promoter Score software, so you can discover easier ways to manage feedback data and truly hear the voice of your customer and quickly take the right action.

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Is Voice-Driven Data Capture Part of Your CX Strategy?


Customer experience (CX) research has been seeing dramatic evolution in the last decade which has, in turn, changed CX strategy. In recent years customer satisfaction research has been turned upside down by the rapid evolution of the digital customer experience.

Implement These 5 Tactics to Improve Employee Experience

Customer Bliss

As a business leader, do you think about how your approach to hiring impacts your organization and customer experience? In my most recent Daily Dose vlog , I talk about how the employee experience affects your customers. I always say, what’s on the inside, shows up on the outside.

Why Customer Success is not Customer Experience


Who owns the customer experience in your organization? When it comes to putting customer experience management into action, it’s critical to know who owns the moving pieces.

The Value of Open Ended Feedback

Vision Critical

If someone asks if you like vanilla, chocolate or strawberry ice cream best – and your answer is that you don’t like any of those because you’re lactose-intolerant – you can immediately see how limiting survey questions without opportunities for open-ended feedback are. Consider another circumstance.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

Is Your Organization Prepared for a Major Service Hiccup?

Wired and Dangerous

On January 28, 1986, the world watched in horror as the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of all of its seven crew members. Part of the massive media coverage was the fact that Christa McAuliffe was one of the seven.

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Best Practices for Building a Modern Contact Center


The world seems to be moving at breakneck speed.

Customer Experience Challenges According to 15 CX Experts


We gathered 15 Customer Experience experts to talk about the latest trends of customer experience in the near future and avoid common challenges. Some hints: big data, omnichannel communications, personalisation, AI and customer-obsessed culture. Make the future of customer experience present in your company already now. RSS generated with FetchRss

Case Study: How Genesis Improves Member Experience with NPS


We’ve all had this experience. You head into your gym, ready to crush your workout, and the weight machine you need is broken… still. Then the locker room is out of towels… again. Or perhaps you can’t get your cardio in because, as usual, all the treadmills are taken and there’s a line of people waiting. You wonder if other clubs might offer a better experience. Why can’t your gym fix these seemingly simple issues? Repair the machines! Get more towels and treadmills!

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

Halloween By The Numbers

QuestionPro Audience

Happy Halloween! Halloween is known as the spookiest time of year, when children, adults and pets alike can dress up and get treats from their neighbors. We broke down the most popular treats, who will be dressing up, and other fun facts about Halloween. Audience


Blue Ocean Hiring for 60 New Positions in Halifax Area


Blue Ocean, an international outsourced contact center servicing North America, is excited to begin hiring for 60 new jobs in the Halifax area. These new jobs come after a long-time client, and world-leader in travel insurance, expanded their call center business with Blue Ocean.

Amplify the Voice of the Customer and Multiply Revenue


Customer Experience (CX) is the new battleground for companies to differentiate and win in the experience economy. Great experiences have a direct correlation to revenue. Satisfied customers buy more, are less likely to churn and bring in more referrals.

Sorting through the RPA Hype - Treating the Symptom Not the Cause


How to Optimize CX Through the Voice of the Customer

Speaker: Faith Adams, Analyst at Forrester

Join Intouch Insight and special guest, Faith Adams with Forrester Research, on November 8 at 1 PM EST and learn how you can act on VoC data

Breaking Down the Ultimate Question – NPS


Breaking Down the Ultimate Question – NPS (Net Promoter Score). First, let’s start with the very basics- what is a Net Promoter Score ? Net Promoter Score was first developed by Fred Reichheld, Bain & Company and Satmetrix in 2003.

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Introducing GetFeedback for Salesforce Chat


A Seamless Way to Get Immediate Post-Chat Feedback. Today, we’re excited to launch GetFeedback for Salesforce Chat. With this feature, companies can seamlessly integrate elegant surveys at the end of their live chat conversations, helping them collect real-time, contextual customer feedback.

How to Apply Customer Experience Advocacy in Marketing

ProProfs Chat

In 2017, United Airlines went viral when a passenger was forcibly removed in an overbooked flight. Despite its CEO’s apology, the overwhelming online backlash led to a 6.3% drop in the company’s shares in pre-market trading.

Sorting through the RPA Hype – If RPA is not for business users, then who?


Before I profess my thoughts on this one, let’s first look to the experts in the field who are implementing RPA. The big consulting shops or boutique services companies who are also fighting for your business.

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

Business Process Outsourcing: An Important Development Lever

Call Center Pros

BPO, or Business Process Outsourcing, is a very attractive business management solution. Indeed, although this concept has existed for several years, many companies see it as an important development lever for 2018. But why such a craze for the BPO?

Falling Under the Magic Spell of NPS Undermines a Focus on Quality Customer Experience (CX)


Do you have a good Net Promoter Score (NPS)? Great, but that’s not enough. Dig deeper if you want great end-to-end customer experience (CX). Dig deeper if you’re going to retain those “promoters” and convert those “detractors” into satisfied customers.

Make your team more accessible: The live chat implementation checklist


Live chat is one of the most popular support channels in 2018. With the ability to provide quick and simple solutions, 79% of customer s say they prefer to use live chat for their inquiries. With this increase in popularity , live chat support is no longer being seen as a differentiator.

Sorting through the RPA Hype - What IS the Role of the Business User in this RPA World?


So where do business users fit in this RPA space? Business users have a role to play – and it’s a very integrated role but it is not in developing the automations no matter how good a vendors’ “automation recorder” may be.


3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular, but it’s important to remember that they’re only as smart as the technology behind them. Download this Interactions LLC eBook to learn more about chatbots and how to select automated customer care technology for your company.

How Customers Make Rules for Themselves

Beyond Philosophy

Customers make rules for themselves that help them in their buying decisions. Some of these rules are common to many people. Some are specific to individual customers. Do you know what your customer’s rules are? How do you find out how to move your customer experience to the next level.

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Why customer experience matters now more than ever


Brands and businesses operating in the UK are facing an uncertain time. With Brexit just around the corner, Monday’s budget announcement came with the claim that ‘austerity is coming to an end’. Yet, Maru/edr research in the hours immediately after the latest budget publication showed that less than 1 in 4 (23%) UK consumers agree with Philip Hammond that austerity is coming to an end.

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Customer conversations guide: 10 questions you should add to your script


Let’s face it, any business owner can benefit from conversations with customers. It’s the only way to find out what customers think. In this post, you will learn which questions will prompt customers to share their views in depth. What do your customers really want?