2023

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Do More In ‘24: Ten Customer Service and CX Tips for the New Year

ShepHyken

Happy New Year! I want this year to be your best year ever for creating amazing customer service and experiences. And for everything else, too! But as it applies to the customer experience, I thought it would be fun to share some ideas we need to do more of. With that, here are 10 ideas. Many, if not all, will apply to you and your business. Do more in 24!

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Not Just Another Blog Post on How to Improve Customer Experience

InMoment XI

Today, there are a lot of customer feedback management (CFM) companies talking about integrated CX. Integrated CX isn’t a new concept by any means, and InMoment is not so bold as to say we invented the concept. But, we are confident in saying that the strategies we are developing that view the customer experience as the sum of integrated feedback, insights, and actions are going to distinguish us from our competitors in a significant way.

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Customer Experience = Seeing + Being + Doing

ECXO

Customer Experience = Seeing + Being + Doing Customer Centricity is the umbrella for concepts like Customer Experience, Customer Intimacy, Customer Advocacy, Customer Loyalty, etc. With their 1998 Harvard Business Review article “Welcome to the Experience Economy” (and 1999 book), Joe Pine II and James Gilmore introduced the term Customer Experience as the next competitive battleground.

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Guest Post: Employee Engagement and CX: 5 Strategies to Build Synergy

ShepHyken

This week, we feature an article by Tarek Kamil, CEO and Founder of Cerkl, an internal communication software that helps teams connect. He writes about how employee engagement and customer experience can enhance business performance. Achieving success in business goes beyond offering quality products and services. Both employee engagement and customer experience are vital elements, and with some effort, it isn’t difficult for companies to build meaningful synergy between them.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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Proving the ROI of Customer Experience Initiatives

Doing CX Right

Gregorio Uglioni and Stacy Sherman, customer experience leaders, reveal tactics to get leadership buy-in, break silos, prove ROI & drive human connections through meaningful customer experience initiatives. The post Proving the ROI of Customer Experience Initiatives appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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How CX can impact the buying journey

MyCustomer

Martyn Lewis explores the unique role CX teams can play in positively influencing and managing the buying journey.

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Why you need to be providing a global customer experience

MyCustomer

Voice of the Customer Why you need to be providing a global CX

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The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX

eglobalis

The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX The post The beauty (and challenges) of European cultural differences in CX appeared first on Eglobalis.

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New 2023 Benchmark Data for Drive-Thru Operators

IntouchInsight

For over two decades, the Annual Drive-Thru Study has provided restaurant operators with benchmark data to track trends and compare their performance against key competitors.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Communicating CX: 15 Tips for Talking About Customer Experience

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Customer experience is not a fad or a trend or a buzzy phrase. And yet, organizations often treat it like it is. They hang a banner, then ignore it. They announce it as an annual theme, then forget it by February. Or they simply talk about it without actually putting any rigor or discipline or even real goals to it. That’s why the foundational work of defining CX at your organization — through a CX Mission Statement and CX Success Statement — is so critically important to accomplishing real ch

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5 Customer Experience Predictions for 2023  

Comm100

2023 looks to be a year of great change in customer experience (CX). With economic uncertainty ahead, some organizations are asking employees to make do with fewer resources, while others are increasing CX investment. This is all occurring against a backdrop of incredibly high CX expectations across industries and ever-developing technology. To help make sense of the year ahead and plan for the ever-shifting CX landscape, we’ve asked five experts in the field for their CX predictions for 2023. 1

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Power up Your Productivity to Drive Experience Improvement

InMoment XI

Elevating Customer Experience Through Strategic Productivity Insights In a recent workshop conducted at the XI Forum 2023 in London by industry experts Simon Fraser, VP, Insights and Consultancy at InMoment, and Simon Hedaux, Founder of Rethink Productivity , the focus was on enhancing productivity to drive experience improvement within businesses. This hands-on workshop emphasised the significance of integrating customer and employee perspectives into experience enhancement strategies, whilst l

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The Reasons Behind Tesla’s High Net Promoter Score

Retently

Tesla currently holds a satisfaction rating of 96 , outscoring every other car manufacturer company in Net Promoter Score® ratings. Tesla has also claimed the top spot in the Consumer Reports’ annual owner satisfaction survey , where 91% of Tesla owners stated that they would buy another Tesla vehicle in the future. Total pre-orders for Tesla Model 3 surpassed many expectations at more than a quarter of a million in less than three days.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Customer service is a performance art. Are you Oscar-worthy?

Bill Quiseng

QUI QUESTION: Customer service is a performance art. Are you Oscar-worthy? Movie actors like Sandra Bullock, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Dwayne Johnson, and Keanu Reeves act to be happy, sad, scared, scary, or angry. Yet, we, as the audience, believe they are genuinely real. The actors may “act their part”, but they are so good that we, as the audience, believe they are real.

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The Customer Is NOT Always Right – Again!

ShepHyken

Whoever said “the customer is always right” didn’t hear this about this story. Fox News just posted an update to a 2021 story about a man arrested for pointing an AK-47 at an employee at a pizza shop in Knoxville, Tennessee. The short version of the story is this. A customer walked into a Little Caesars restaurant and became angry when he was told he would have to wait a few minutes for a pizza.

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Supporting integrity of the scholarly record: Our commitment to curation and selectivity in the Web of Science

Clarivate

We have the important responsibility of providing our customers with trustworthy intelligence to help them transform the world for the better. The need for high-quality data from rigorously selected sources is becoming ever more important as the scholarly record becomes increasingly polluted. A trusted record of research is essential for the global R&D community to effectively use published research outcomes to elevate ideas that will benefit everyday life.

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7 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2023

Tricia Morris

Contact center leaders, your time is now. Customer service and customer experience analysts and thought leaders are suggesting that the contact center is “the next big tech frontier.” Investment in the contact center is increasingly—finally.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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ISO 42001: A new foundational global standard to advance responsible AI

AWS Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformational technologies of our generation and provides opportunities to be a force for good and drive economic growth. The growth of large language models (LLMs), with hundreds of billions of parameters, has unlocked new generative AI use cases to improve customer experiences, boost employee productivity, and so much more.

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Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe’s CX plans

eglobalis

Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe's CX plans The post Why employee experience is the missing link in Europe’s CX plans appeared first on Eglobalis.

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Alternative Sub Vendors and Holiday Purchasing Trends

IntouchInsight

With the first day of fall behind us, sweaters are coming out of closets and the smell of pumpkin spice is filling the air. So grab your favorite warm beverage and catch up on some of the latest bite-size data from Intouch Insight’s consumer Flash Points.

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Effective real-time marketing

ECXO

Real-time marketing is about engaging with the customer whenever and wherever they are in their buying journey. Making the most of customer data by using analytics to better understand who your customers are (and what they want) can help you create better real-time customer experiences. Harvard Business Review Analytic Services surveyed more than 500 leaders to help determine how fast and far along the real-time analytics maturity scale businesses are moving.

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Navigating the Future: Unveiling Trends and Bold Predictions in Customer Experience

Ready to explore 2024’s CX landscape? Join experts from SMG and guest Forrester as they discuss prominent trends actively shaping the industry and dive into a stack of bold predictions for the year ahead. Will the average customer experience improve? How can leaders leverage their CX metrics to establish financial linkage? What will global firms achieve using customer-facing generative AI?

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Staying Ahead of the Curve: Optimove’s 2024 Marketing Trends & Predictions

Optimove

Enhance your customer segmentation with our advanced guide Download Now Informed by our work with thousands of marketing experts representing 1,200+ brands and exclusive insights from our surveys of more than 2,000 consumers, here are the pivotal latest marketing trends we see shaping the landscape in 2024. Get ready for our top digital marketing trends for 2024.

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Surveys Are Boring, It’s What You Do with Them That’s Exciting: Three Ideas for Beating Survey Fatigue

InMoment XI

In the world of customer experience , surveys have been a reliable feedback-collecting source for decades. As we make our way forward with new CX technologies and approaches, survey fatigue remains a key operational concern. CX professionals are finding it more challenging than ever to keep program momentum alive. Today, I’m going to share some tips for reviewing your survey program for better response rates, higher program engagement, and better representative results.

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Want Your Leaders To Be More Successful? Encourage Them To Fail More

The DiJulius Group

At most companies, policies and processes are put in place to deal with employees who exhibit sloppy, unprofessional, or irresponsible behavior. But if you avoid or move these people out, you don’t need so many rules. If you build an organization made up of high performers, you can eliminate most controls. The denser the talent, Read Full Article The post Want Your Leaders To Be More Successful?

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Podcasting Power: Elevating Brands & Speakers

Doing CX Right

Why does podcasting matter? Award-winning podcaster, Stacy Sherman, highlights its role to amplify speakers, boost brands, and enrich customer engagement. The post Podcasting Power: Elevating Brands & Speakers appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Win the Customer, Not the Argument

ShepHyken

In a confrontation with a customer, you have a goal: win the customer , not the argument. I’ve written about this before, and it’s worth coming back to this topic from another angle with a different example. First, an interaction with a customer should never result in an argument. The best people in customer service, sales, or any frontline customer-facing job avoid escalating a confrontation to the level of a dispute.

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Highly Cited Researchers 2023: The evolution of our evaluation and selection policy to support a robust scholarly landscape

Clarivate

Every year, the unveiling of the Highly Cited Researchers list sparks anticipation within the global research community as both researchers and their affiliated institutions or organizations scrutinize the list. Today, we present our 2023 list , recognizing 6,849 individuals from more than 1,300 institutions across 67 countries and regions. These Highly Cited Researchers stand out for their significant and broad influence in various scientific and social science domains, representing a small fra

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Top strategies to boost your corporate reputation management

BirdEye

We live in a world where one tweet, review, or post can tip the scales for your brand. And, as a Birdeye survey points out, about 92% of people read at least two reviews before choosing a business. So, it’s pretty clear that corporate reputation management (CRM) isn’t just about following trends. It’s the heartbeat of your brand, silently yet powerfully shaping how people perceive your business.

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