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.

ROI 71

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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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

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.

Trends 156

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!

The Difference Between Customer Experience and Customer Feedback

Managing the CX is vastly different from soliciting customer feedback. Here’s why traditional customer feedback approaches (CSAT, NPS) are not enough to affect positive, customer-centric change.

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.

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

inContact

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.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: What’s the Difference?

Smarter CX

After decades of popular culture exposure, most people are familiar with virtual reality (VR) technology. Put on a headset or get pulled into a video game, and you can interact with a digital world.

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Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

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.

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.

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

Brand Watch

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8 Top Customer Experience Quotes of 2018

Smarter CX

2018 was the year of customer experience for businesses around the globe, and CX experts and business leaders captured their experience in thought-provoking customer experience quotes.

The SaaS Guide to Customer Engagement, Retention, and Advocacy

After onboarding, most SaaS customers have to find their own way to success. This ebook by Influitive is a compilation of some of the best examples of programs designed to drive customer retention and advocacy, with examples from some of the world’s largest and most innovative SaaS vendors.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of December 31, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. 19 Customer Experience resolutions for 2019 by Customer Guru.

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.

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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The Hidden Side of CX Enhancements That Boosts ROI and Investment Payback

Smarter CX

Customer experience (CX) professionals have acknowledged for years that customer expectations are on the rise and aren’t going to be lowered anytime soon. They’re on an ever-moving escalator.

ROI 85

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Ways to Achieve the Customer Experience Lifestyle

Smarter CX

Adapted advice from the Experience This! podcast with Joey Coleman and Dan Gingiss. In episode 38 of Experience This! , a podcast series, hosts and CX experts Joey Coleman and Dan Gingiss discuss how Nespresso , the Switzerland based premium coffee line, does customer experience right.

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.