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4 Ways to Get Rid of Painful CX Silos

Comm100

Siloed systems are one of the greatest obstacles to a quality customer experience (CX). Your team can spend days crafting the perfect customer journey, but if only some people on your team can see the most recent interaction with the customer, how can your perfect customer journey come to fruition?

The Only 3 Strategies that Increase Customer Value

Genroe

I am often asked, What is the best way to develop and implement strategies to increase customer value? From a customer perspective, there are only two ways to drive business value: Customer Acquisition and Customer Retention.

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How to Prove the ROI of Your CES Efforts

GetFeedback

So you’ve taken the time to listen to customers in order to understand the experience they’re having with your brand. Articles

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Dust Off Your Customer Journey Mapping Program

MaritzCX

One of the most prized possessions that I received after my grandma’s passing several years ago was her recipe box. It’s a handcrafted wood box with over 500 recipes, mostly written in her handwriting.

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!

Why Seamless CX Matters More Than Ever

Upstream Works

Why Seamless CX Matters More Than Ever. At face value, providing seamless customer service should be the goal of every contact center. With so many technologies to manage, along with rising customer expectations, this can be harder than it seems.

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Customer-Driven Marketing VS Product-Driven Marketing. Where Do You Stand?

Optimove

In retail, there’s a somewhat clear separation between two main marketing strategies: Product-Driven and Customer-Driven. They differentiate in focus; Product-Based marketing centers communications around items purchased, their availability, and their usability.

Service in a World of Customer Obsession

Up Your Service

Personalized Customer Service. Customer Experience. Customer Centricity. Customer Obsession. These phrases have become central to the language of business in almost every industry. They mean vigilant, unwavering attention to the customer to determine actions and improvements.

Customer Success vs. Customer Service: How They Work Together

Totango

A successful organization operates in much the same way as a prestigious orchestra. Both are made up of individuals with a specialization—say, playing the clarinet or managing a Customer Success team. While individual success is important in both cases, you also need overall harmony.

How to Collect Customer Payments While on the Move

CSM Magazine

It can be difficult for you to make and receive payments while traveling.

8 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2020

In this eBook, we’ll arm you with the research you need to inform areas of investment, and 8 quick tips you can use to improve your contact center’s performance now!

How to Take Action on Customer Effort Score Feedback

GetFeedback

The four major activities that must be undertaken after CES feedback is received by the company. Articles

My Manifesto: Experience Matters

Experience Matters

In September 2007 I published my initial manifesto: Great Customer Experience Is Free. I still fully believe in the elements of that post. After 12 years, however, it’s time for an update. So I’m introducing a new manifesto: Experience Matters.

Hire People Who Will Make Your Company Unforgettable: A Case Study

Customer Bliss

The most admired companies know that hiring people with the ability to care —and making caring and empathy a core value—is key to how they grow. They take the time to make the interview go beyond questions on just aptitude and skill; they get to know the human behind the resumé.

Webinar: Tips to Prepare Your CX Program for the Next Decade

MaritzCX

Keep Your CX Program Fresh & Up-to-Date with Employee Experience It wasn’t long ago that practitioners spent their days clarifying the difference between customer service and customer experience, identifying the right technologies, building their teams, and stressing out over how to prove ROI.

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The Pros and Cons of Incentivized Reviews

With so many online reviews out there, we’ve decided to take a look at how incentivized consumer reviews fare against regular reviews from consumers that were not incentivized. Is one better than the other? More positive? Are they similar in topics covered and level of detail? Download this report to get answers to those questions and more!

Customer Effort Score (CES): The Complete Guide

GetFeedback

Learn how to use the Customer Effort Score metric, boost loyalty, and prove the ROI of your efforts. Guides

My Manifesto: Experience Matters

Experience Matters

In September 2007 I published my initial manifesto: Great Customer Experience Is Free. I still fully believe in the elements of that post. After 12 years, however, it’s time for an update. So I’m introducing a new manifesto: Experience Matters.

How much does market research cost? A complete guide to the cost of conducting a research survey

QuestionPro Audience

A survey is defined as the approach taken by market researchers to analyze a particular product or service with the help of survey respondents. Organizations collect direct feedback to understand their requirements, expectations, and characteristics.

Driving Customer Satisfaction Through Great Scripting

NICE inContact

Ensuring agents are trained, informed and up to speed on product, process and procedure is an ongoing and significant effort that contact center leaders find as a critical piece to keeping agents fresh and engaged.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Experience Economy’s Joseph Pine on Actionable Ways to Engage Customers

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

The Experience Economy , written by B. Joseph Pine II and and James H. Gilmore, was originally published in 1999. It painted a picture of how experience could be a driver in business in a way that nobody was talking about 22 years ago.

6 Ways Condé Nast Uses an Insight Community to Drive Value

Vision Critical

As more and more companies put customers at the heart of business decisions, insights and feedback from hard-to-reach customers become pivotal to success.

Top Right Quadrant Hasn't Changed, But What's Going on in the Bottom Left?

Jacada

In reviewing the new 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Workforce Engagement Management Report today, I saw something different for a change. The vendors positioned in the MQ Leaders Quadrant are still in the Leaders Quadrant, but what’s really interesting is what is happening in the lower left.

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Quality Management Basics in Today's Contact Centers

NICE inContact

Every contact center manages quality, but as consumers, it’s easy to tell that some just do it more effectively than others! Quality management is the process an organization uses to measure the effectiveness, efficiency, and consistency of the service provided to customers.

AI & Community: Don't Hammer the Flowers

Speaker: Venessa Paech, Australia's Leading Community Specialist

Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30 AM ET for this on-demand workshop led by Venessa Paech, Co-Founder of Australian Community Managers and Leading APAC Community Specialist.

4 Ways to Get Rid of Painful CX Silos

Comm100

Siloed systems are one of the greatest obstacles to a quality customer experience (CX). Your team can spend days crafting the perfect customer journey, but if only some people on your team can see the most recent interaction with the customer, how can your perfect customer journey come to fruition?

Leave the Toxicity Behind: Overcoming Contact Center Negativity

Calabrio

I got my start in contact centers by taking customer service calls. It was the late 90’s, and Titanic was dominating the box office. MMMBop was a huge hit, and Third Eye Blind ruled the charts.

Self Install: How Visual Assistance Streamlines Device Setup

TechSee

Whether rigging up a home entertainment system, setting up a new printer or syncing a new smart device with its app, many consumers find it difficult to complete the product self install process.

How and Why to Manage the Move to a Virtual Contact Center

NICE inContact

The adoption of cloud vs. on-premise software to manage the contact center is a door-opener for businesses. It grants them the keys they need to transition from on-site to fully virtual operations.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Guest Post: What a CX Professional Can Learn from a Top Salesperson

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Eric Melchor, founder of Elevate My CX. He shares a story about a salesperson who performed a technique that even surprised a renowned social psychologist.

Getting Over the “I Want It Now” Mindset

Beyond Philosophy

The wealth of information within academia and doesn’t get used by business is amazing. I blame their naming. Academics have great information, but a terrible naming skills. . Take Hyperbolic Discounting (please!),

People Are Disgusted With This Brand… But Not In A Bad Way

Brandwatch CX

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