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Waiting In Line At The DMV? A Month With The In-Laws? Find Out What’s Worse Than Dealing With Customer Service

Kerry Bodine

I don’t often run across survey data that makes me literally laugh out loud. But a recent — and somewhat cheeky — study commissioned by the CRM platform Insightly had me rolling in my desk chair. Thirty-one percent of U.S.

Dare to Rethink What’s Always Been Done: A Case Study in Rethinking the Wait

Customer Bliss

Can I please ask: what’s with all the old magazines in waiting rooms? For my whole life (and probably yours), old and dog-eared magazines have been a part of my doctor, dentist and hospital visit experience. Not only are the magazines old, but I also encounter the weirdest assortment.

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Customer lifetime value

NICE inContact

Our experts help you understand customer lifetime value and how to increase that value with NICE CXone for call centers. Customer Experience NICE CXone Contact Center Management

Digital Transformation in Customer Service: 5 Inspirational Success Stories (Part 3 of 4)

Comm100

Welcome to part three in our series exploring digital transformation in customer service. In this series, we’ve been looking at how digital transformation is helping organizations transition to a digital customer service offering that benefit both them and their customers.

UC, Contact Center Integration Drives Business Value

How extensive is integration, and how are companies leveraging it—both technically and operationally? In this whitepaper, you’ll receive in-depth insights on how companies are utilizing integrated platforms in their day-to-day operations and which success metrics they are measuring. Download your copy now to discover how companies are future-proofing their contact centers as they adapt to remote and hybrid workforces.

New Study Shows Major Disconnect Between Companies And Customers

Kerry Bodine

Earlier this week I posted about a study commissioned by the CRM platform Insightly , which showed the lengths that consumers and business decision makers would go to in order to avoid stressful customer service interactions.

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Behind the scenes: Customer marketing helps our customers shine within their contact center

NICE inContact

A contact center is no longer a place to just handle calls. Today, there is click-to-chat, email, text, callbacks, and all the digital channels customers use. The importance of customer experience and loyalty has become more important than ever, and technology is improving and changing rapidly.

White Label Chat Service – What to Expect And How to Use For Your Business?

Comm100

The modern consumer is looking for the easiest and quickest way to access your products or services. Any delays in service provision can lead to client loss, decreased revenue, and injured brand reputation.

Guest Post: Customer Service Automation: A Quick Beginner’s Guide

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by Jason Grills, Customer Support Expert at ProProfs , a company that provides software that empowers organizations to deliver happiness to their customers and employees. He writes about what automated customer service can do for your business.

Growing The Customer Success Category: Totango’s $100M Funding

Totango

Today, I’m very excited to announce that we raised $100M in a Series D funding led by Great Hill Partners with participation from our long-time investors: Pitango, Canvas, and BGV. Our “overnight success” took a decade.

AI-Enabled Agent Quality Assessments Optimize Contact Center Performance

Quality Assurance is a major challenge for contact centers today. With up to 95% of customer interactions going unreviewed, many organizations are relying on a small sample of data to coach and evaluate their agents. AI-enabled agent quality assessments transcribe and analyze almost all agent-customer interaction recordings, leading to more comprehensive, consistent and unbiased agent evaluations and MUCH better CX. Find out how by downloading the whitepaper today!

Help Scout’s Step-By-Step Remote Hiring Process

Help Scout

While the opportunity to hire the best people anywhere in the world is incredible, hiring for a remote team does have its unique challenges.

Digital Transformation in Customer Service – Navigating Security Threats (Part 4)

Comm100

We’ve now reached the fourth and final part of our series exploring Digital Transformation in Customer Service.

Best in Class Versus Best in Industry

Shep Hyken

Here is an interesting idea. Most businesses are competitive. They want to be better than their competition. Sometimes they try to out-service their competition. Sometimes they lower their prices to beat their competition. The point is that they are only looking at the competition.

10 Questions for B2C CX Leaders

Heart of the Customer

This is the first in a three-part series that explores critical questions CX leaders should be asking – and able to answer. There will be some overlap between B2C, B2B, and B2B2C issues, but I want to address each audience individually – starting here with B2C.

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Remote Agents and Digital Transformation

Remote agents are the new reality. Happier agents mean a better customer experience and improved CSAT/NPS scores. This new normal brings new challenges for contact centers. Find out what you need to do for your organization to excel. This eBook includes checklists for developing agent empathy and business continuity plans.

How Your Website Can Use Colors That Increase Sales

Anna Peck

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How to Provide Personalized Customer Service on Various Channels To Boost Customer Satisfaction

Comm100

Customer service forms the backbone of any successful business. Users are more likely to remember, interact and refer to your brand if they connect with your customer service.

Amazing Business Radio: Paul Reilly

Shep Hyken

Selling Through Tough Times. Utilizing Customer Experience as a Sales Tool. Shep Hyken interviews Paul Reilly, a professional speaker, sales trainer, and author of Selling Through Tough Times. They discuss how brands can provide value to their customers during uncertain times.

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The Conversational Marketing Playbook: Messaging Channels for Marketing

Conversocial

Digital customer engagement has changed. Modern consumers expect personalized, convenient and speedy interactions from their favourite brands, and they’re more than happy to jump ship to a competitor if their needs are not being met. It’s up to businesses to adapt their strategies or risk losing out.

Top 5 Reasons to Move to the Cloud

Hybrid or 100% cloud? The choice is yours. With comprehensive security, unmatched scalability, cost certainty, and guaranteed reliability, a cloud-based contact center solution will serve your customers 24/7 without the operational headaches and cost issues of an on-premise solution. Download Enghouse's eBook today and learn the top reasons you should move to the cloud!

Does Culture & Performance Follow the Team or Leader?

The DiJulius Group

There are no Bad Teams, Only Bad Leaders I read a great story in the book, Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willing and Leif Babin. During a Navy SEALs BUD/S training, SEAL candidates were grouped into boat crews of seven men and assigned to an inflatable boat that weighed more than 200 pounds.

5 Things to Look For In a White Label Live Chat Software

Comm100

Live chat is a feature seen on almost every website, and in every field – anything from retail to more complex software. Companies with live chat are able to offer a seamless customer experience on their website.

Leveraging Social Media For Customer Service & Competitive Insights

Doing CX Right

Listen to Madalyn Sklar, social media evangelist, explain how to enhance customer relationships, build communities, and gain competitive info. The post Leveraging Social Media For Customer Service & Competitive Insights appeared first on Doing CX Right. DoingCXRight®?

Virtual Receptionist Services Payment Package For SMEs

Magellan Solutions

How much do virtual receptionist services cost? How much does a virtual receptionist solution cost? Answering this is quite tricky because call centers not only charge different rates, but have unique pricing structures, plans, and billing models. .

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

058: Creating a Tattoo Worthy Brand

The DiJulius Group

Chief Revolution Officer John DiJulius of the DiJulius Group talks with the legend of corporate culture, Chuck Runyon.

The Power of Local Caller ID Solutions for Contact Centers

NobelBiz

Many elements contribute to the establishment of trust between your contact center and a client, including phone reception, treatment efficiency, speed, and correctness of replies. However, the fact that the number is familiar and immediately identifiable contributes significantly to that confidence.

NLP Chatbot – All You Need to Know in 2021

kommunicate

Intro This is the era of the consumer. Everything a brand does or plans to do depends on what consumers wish to buy or see. Customization and personalized experiences are at their peak, and brands are competing with each other for consumer attention.

4 Reasons Why Phone Answering Service Is A Must For These 5 Industries

Magellan Solutions

These five industries can leverage phone answering service to optimize their core operations. Phone answering service is often overlooked for some businesses. Some may assign an in-house staff to man the phone to answer any incoming calls from customers and stakeholders.

The Art of Community: Higher Logic & Vanilla Forums Super Forum!

Speaker: Keynote Speaker, Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva

In its 12th year? Super Forum is the largest and most comprehensive conference for executives, community managers, marketing, membership, and customer success professionals who want to connect, engage, and create better customer and member experiences. And this year, we’re going even bigger as we add Vanilla’s highly regarded Conversations conference into the mix. Register today!