Sat.Dec 29, 2018 - Fri.Jan 04, 2019

5 Customer-Centric Marketing Strategies for SaaS Companies That Deliver ROI

Totango

‘Customer-centric’ no longer just refers to a marketing strategy—it’s a whole economy. It’s a way of thinking.

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3 Ways You Can Improve CX This Year, By Focusing on Yourself

MaritzCX

Last New Year’s, I wrote a blog post entitled, “All Your Customers Want for the New Year is a Good Customer Experience”. In the post, I retold my experience trying out Amazon Prime for the first time as well as a terrible experience with a website theme company. My main point was that you shouldn’t.

A Perspective and a Prospective on CX

CX Chronicle

Year-end has always been a time for personal reflection for me and as 2018 ends in just a few hours, I am inspired to share the following thoughts around Customer Experience both in reflection of the year just about to end and the one just about to begin.

Top 10 Posts on Brand Building Strategies of 2018

C3Centricity

A New Year tradition we started here at C3Centricity back in 2011, is to share our most popular brand building strategies and posts of the year. This gives everyone a chance to catch up on our best posts that they may have missed.

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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.

Use Voice of Customer (VOC) Data to Improve Customer Service

GetFeedback

A Voice of Customer (VOC) program aims to gather and analyze customer insights, allowing you to identify trends and strategies to improve customer experience and deliver positive business outcomes. In simpler terms, VOC offers a way to give your customers a voice within your organization. Organizations that have well-developed VOC programs consider feedback from every customer, respond immediately, and ultimately use what they learn to make improvements across departments.

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3 Customer Experience Trends to Watch Out For in 2019

Kayako

Now that 2018 is slowly wrapping up, companies are looking into starting 2019 with a ready-to-go customer experience strategy. If this is the case with you as well – don’t worry. It’s still not too late to get in on CX and reap its benefits.

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CES 2019 – Don’t miss the latest innovations and thinking in the Smart Home realm

TechSee

If you’re in the Smart Home or Smart City business, CES 2019 is a must visit. A gathering place for the world’s top business leaders and pioneering thinkers, this year’s event focuses on n an important theme: resilience.

Anyway You Say It, Happy New Year!

Experience Matters

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Best of the Podcast 2018: Defining Patient and Customer Experience at Cedars-Sinai Hospital

Customer Bliss

Today’s podcast is the last replay featuring “best of” content from 2018. Thank you all for your support and for taking the time to listen to these podcasts. I’ve got a lot of great interviews coming up that I can’t wait to share with you!

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.

Superior Contact’s Contact Center Scales to Deliver to Global Client Base

NICE Systems

Like a lot of contact centers, Superior Contact, a subsidiary of TelNet Worldwide, found itself at a fork in the road: Keep pouring resources into its outdated premise-based system or take the leap into the cloud with new and knowledgeable partner. Because the company provides sales, technical and business process support services to other contact centers, a lot was riding on its choice of a vendor. Now with NICE inContact as its partner , Superior Contact has never looked back.

121 Amazing Social Media Statistics and Facts

Brand Watch

It is a fact of the internet that every click, every view and every sign-up is recorded somewhere. Depending on your view, this is either very creepy or fantastically interesting. As we’re data nerds here at Brandwatch we fall firmly in the second camp.

A Doctor’s Prescription for Good Customer Service

ShepHyken

Here’s another great story we can learn from. This reminds us that having a good system with good people who understand how to take care of their customers is the backbone of a good service experience. My friend, Dr. Neil Baum, the world-renown urologist, was speaking in Las Vegas at the Wynn resort.

Is CX Dying? 7 Ways to Save Customer Experience at Your Organization

Beyond Philosophy

I am concerned. I recently read two pieces of research about Customer Experience that worried me. The first was from Nunwood , a UK-based research company with a Customer Experience index, and it showed that improvements in Customer Experience were not happening.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

New Year Must-Reads from Heart of The Customer

Heart of the Customer

As you head into the new year, here’s some Heart of the Customer favorites to add to your 2019 reading list. Corey Pawlak She’s Not Mad.

58 Incredible and Interesting Twitter Stats and Statistics

Brand Watch

Ever since the first Tweet was sent, Twitter has been clocking up some impressive numbers. There is a library’s worth of Twitter stats, facts and figures out there on the internet, so we’ve collected the very best for your reading pleasure.

Brands 101

Instagram Marketing Will Make or Break Businesses in 2019

NetBase

Sweeping predictions about any social platform are dangerous to make, but this one feels like a sure thing – businesses that aren’t bringing their A game to Instagram in 2019 will feel it before the end of the year.

Amazing Business Radio: Skip Prichard

ShepHyken

The Nine Mistakes. Finding Your Purpose to Achieve Success Sooner. Shep Hyken interviews Skip Prichard. They discuss Skip’s new book, The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future , which details the most common mistakes people make in their professional and personal lives.

The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Building Your Best Culture in 2019

CX Accelerator

When we are honest with ourselves, we all know culture is the linchpin for everything we do in the Contact Center. We have the very best and newest technology, hire the perfect “on-paper” resumes, and have the budget of King Tut, but without a healthy, positive working culture…these things are essentially meaningless. Naturally, an exceptional culture is the hardest thing to build, and equally as difficult to maintain.

Interview: Hootsuite’s Mark Abrami Shares 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Social Teams

Brand Watch

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Heading Off a Social Media Influencer Crisis

NetBase

Influencer marketing is a major component for all brands with a social media presence, but it’s still a fairly new practice. As this tactic becomes more deeply entrenched, brands must be mindful of the potential for rogue influencers to cause a crisis. Here are some steps to avoid them.

Digital Disruption – How is Your Company Responding?

Beyond the Arc

Are you and your company prepared to address digital disruption? Whether you’re ready to lead the charge or are lagging behind, digital disruption is likely to affect your business. What is digital disruption? To begin, what is digital or technology disruption?

Optimizing Customer Experience Data to Drive Business Success

Digital CX is an established practice. It’s time to focus on brick-and-mortar! This eBook covers the impact of CX on location-based businesses and best practices on how feedback is collected and data analytics are turned into insights that drive actionable improvements. Discover new ideas to fuel your business’s top and bottom line!

Predictions for Customer Success in 2019

ChurnZero

Firstly- Happy New Year Churn Fighters! Let’s talk 2019 predictions. No matter how deeply you gaze into the crystal ball wondering what this new year has in store for you or your business, the only thing you’ll know for sure is that despite your careful planning, some things will change.

46 Fascinating and Incredible YouTube Statistics

Brand Watch

When YouTube first made its way onto the internet, few people realized how many hours of video we’d be watching years later. It seems the internet never gets bored of watching videos, so now there is an entire library’s worth of YouTube stats.

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Top Six Data Management Trends for 2019

datastax

Data management had a stellar 2018—with hybrid and multi-cloud taking front and center stage and continuing to dominate the data concerns of most enterprises. With another year starting, now is probably a good time to take a look at what’s to come in the world of data management for 2019 and beyond. Here are the top six data management trends for 2019: Analytics, analytics, analytics .

Guest Blog: How to Build a Comprehensive Onboarding Module for Customer Service Training

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Anand Srinivasan who writes about how important it is to have a properly trained customer service team to ensure business success. – Shep Hyken. Customer service is one of the primary drivers of growth in many organizations.

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.