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What is Employee Branding? And Why Does Your Company Need It?

ReviewTrackers

You’ve probably heard of employer branding. You may have even read about it on our blog, and followed the steps to building a strong employer brand. If you think of “employee branding” as how your company is perceived by current and potential employees — well, that’s a pretty good starting point.

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A Fish Rots from the Head Down

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay A fish rots from the head down - and so does your culture. What does "a fish rots from the head down" mean? It means that the problem starts at the top, that the problems, failures, issues , toxicity , etc.

How 4 industry-leading Canadian brands use insight to improve CX

Vision Critical

The first CX and the City meetup in Toronto took place yesterday on a hot, sunny day, but we escaped the heat a bit at the cool Kasa Moto restaurant. More than 50 research, CX, product and marketing professionals were in attendance to network and enjoy food and refreshments.

7 customer service tips you can use right now

NewVoiceMedia

Let's be honest with each other for a moment. We rarely take immediate action when we read blog posts. Most of the time, we read something, decide if we like the idea or not, and then move on. The most many of us do if we're really inspired is share the post with someone else. I hope this post is a little different. Here are seven simple customer service tips you can go use right now. Your challenge is to pick one and try it. Tip 1 Visualize Great Service.

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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.

Business Value and ROI of Customer Experience: The Step-by-step Guide 

Lumoa

Most business leaders believe that customer experience will be the key driver for their company’s competitiveness going forward. However, when it comes to the actual customer experience management, things get difficult. It is not too difficult to listen to the customer.

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Are You Tuning Out the Voice of the Customer?

GetFeedback

When you’re truly in sync with your customers, it shows. Communications are personalized and thoughtful. Customer support is frictionless. New products are consistently well received. And customers are happy to send new business your way. But that kind of synchronicity is pretty rare. Despite all the customer data and technology at our disposal, most companies don’t know their customers as well as they think they do.

The 3 Hottest Trends Impacting Outsourced Customer Care

BlueOcean

The only constant in the customer care world is change, and if you don’t keep up, you’ll be left behind. That’s why we’ve compiled these must-read articles to keep you updated and give you some food for thought as you think about the future of your outsourced customer care.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Month of June 2018

Comm100

Continuing our series of the best customer service posts on the web from May , I’m going to look at some standouts from last month that caught my eye. There is no specific theme here aside from a focus on improving the customer experience.

Purposeful Leadership Lessons From Coach Brad Stevens

Experience Matters

In case you missed it, I’m a huge Boston sports fan. So it feels great to write a post that combines one of my favorite teams with one of our Four CX Core Competencies. I’m focusing on the leadership style of Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics. I’ve been a fan of Stevens since he was a coach at Butler University. He smart, confident, and seems to understand how to lead people.

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.

2018 Beauty Trends

QuestionPro Audience

The beauty industry is an ever-evolving one, with trends like lip kits— hello, Kylie! and charcoal face masks coming from seemingly nowhere and turning into the next big thing. The beauty industry grew by 6% in 2017 , to reach $17.7

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Tactics To Implement in Your First Six Months Leading CX in the Telecommunications Industry

Customer Bliss

Over the past two years, the CX leaders and CCOs that I’ve spoken with have shared great actionable advice and tactics to help you transform the culture of your organization to be customer-driven.

Digitizing the Dealer Service Center: Time for the Technician to Come out!

MaritzCX

In many cases, the current customer journey delivered at dealer service centers is not ready for the prime time. The present model at many stores has been in place too long and that’s because it’s always the way we’ve done it! While boomers might have settled a long time ago for just good enough, the. View Article. Automotive

CX Leaders Demonstrate Higher Levels Of Humanity

Experience Matters

Hopefully you already seen that Temkin Group has called 2018, The Year of Humanity. We’ve been focused on finding ways to help people increase humanity as individuals, as CX professionals, and as a collective community. In our latest survey of CX professionals, we asked respondents to estimate how often employees in their organizations demonstrate three traits of humanity: Embrace diversity. Recognize our differences and find ways to treat people as individuals. Extend compassion.

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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.

Why Expert Panelists are so Important

QuestionPro Audience

How does a brand know their current offering isn’t working? Or that consumers will be interested in their newest product, before they sink the cost of going to market? This information comes from market research, and more specifically, panelists.

How Can You Leverage GDPR to Improve Customer Experience?

Customer Bliss

As modern day consumers of digital media, you’ve probably already encountered numerous privacy policy updates through various alerts and newsletters. All of these updates are related to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was passed in the European Union this May.

When Employees Misuse Their Authority Over Customers

Customers That Stick

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Optimal Customer Journey Road Map [Infographic]

Michelli Experience

+ Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D. is a professional speaker and chief experience officer at The Michelli Experience. A New York Times #1 bestselling author, Dr. Michelli and his team consult with some of the world’s best customer experience companies.

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

Customers Today Call for Consistency!

Wired and Dangerous

Customers today are more powerful than ever! And they base the majority of their decision on where to spend their hard-earned dollars on the customer service experiences they encounter.

The Value of Measuring Customer Delight

CloudCherry

Are your customers successful and happy with your products and services? Are they telling their friends and business partners to buy from you? If they have a concern, are you making meaningful change to address it? These are questions that all businesses need to ask themselves to ensure everything is being done to create customer delight. Happy customers are not only retained but they also help create more happy customers.

Is social media a boon or a curse for customer experience?

Customer Guru

What is customer experience? Customer experience (CX) can be defined as the sum of the interactions between a customer and a business over the period of their relationship. A positive customer experience creates repeat and loyal customers.

From Customer Journey Map to an Optimal Customer Journey Road Map

Michelli Experience

In last week’s blog , I talked about how customer journey mapping has gained widespread acceptance and how to get maximum value out of efforts to depict perceptions of customers across interactions with your brand.

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.

5 Franchise Marketing Strategies to Drive Revenue

ReviewTrackers

Franchise marketing in today’s digital world can be challenging and complex.

Has Marketing lost its way or is it just changing? A perspective by Bernard Page

ijgolding

Where does Customer Experience (CX) ‘sit’ in an organisation? This is a question I am frequently asked.

How to Get Your Team to Deliver Consistent Customer Service

Customers That Stick

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Customer Experience: The Only Path to Brand Loyalty

Smarter CX

What kinds of companies come to mind when you think of the world’s most respected brands? How do you suppose those companies became the most respected brands? If you answered “marketing” or “advertising” you’re only partly correct.

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.

Introducing NPS2: The Next Generation NPS Methodology

Retently

With the advent of the Net Promoter Score ®, capturing relevant feedback has never been easier. However, since the market landscape evolved – shifting the focus from survey data towards a more complex customer satisfaction management approach – the more advanced NPS2 paved its way.

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Live Chat Software Mistakes to Avoid for Customer Service Success - Frank Reactions

Tema Frank

Live chat these days, whether AI-enabled or not, is kind of where the Internet was in 2000. Everyone thinks they’ve got to be there (and they are right!), but few do it really well. I gave one “spot the live chat software mistake” example a few weeks ago. Here’s another from today. To be fair,… The post Live Chat Software Mistakes to Avoid for Customer Service Success appeared first on Frank Reactions.

The Devil is in the Detail When Implementing CX Technology

MaritzCX

I just sold my home in one city and moved my wife and two children into another home in a different city. The moving process involves a lot of work and a lot of decisions. Should I use a real estate agent, or should I sell my home “by owner”? When should we list? View Article. General