What is Voice of Customer and How Can You Leverage It?

Totango

According to research by workplace collaboration specialist Atlassian, less than 1 in 5 people believe companies listen to their feedback. Whenever a customer offers feedback, they are giving you an opportunity to make them happy—or at least happier. What is Voice of Customer?

Focus on critical Voice of Customer issues – do more with less

Thematic

This is part 4 of our blog series from our webinar “5 practical ways to influence managers for Voice of Customer (VOC) success”, by myself and Dr. Alyona Medelyan. . The Pareto principle tells us that 80% of something is caused by 20% of something.

The 3 Key Steps to Gain Actionable Data From Voice of Customer Programs

Maru/Matchbox

I have sat in on several discussions where CX insight teams ask their database counterparts, “What voice of customer (VoC) information can you provide us?” However, I do understand it must be challenging for a data team sitting on tens/hundreds of variables to be able to give you a complete roster of their data warehouse. Step 1: Strategically Define and Capture Customer Data. Identify the one or two, over-arching objective(s) of your organization.

The 3 Key Steps to Gain Actionable Data From Voice of Customer Programs

Maru/Matchbox

I have sat in on several discussions where CX insight teams ask their database counterparts, “What voice of customer (VoC) information can you provide us?” Step 1: Strategically Define and Capture Customer Data. Step 2: Define KPIs For Each Customer Experience Channel.

Understand The Current State of Your Customer Experience - Without Hiring a Consultant

CX Journey

Image courtesy of cheryl1906 For today’s post, it was my pleasure to collaborate with Ben Motteram to compile some ideas you may not have considered with regards to ways you can measure how well you're delivering your customer experience - without hiring a consultant to do the work with or for you.

How Do You Know When It's Time to Redesign Your VoC Program?

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay I originally wrote today's post for Clicktools; it appeared on their blog on July 26, 2016. Last month, I wrote about 20 tips to design better customer surveys. But what if you've been listening to customers for years?

The Power of Leading Indicators in Customer Success: Here’s What To Measure

Waypoint Group

This article discusses the steps and necessary metrics to drive account retention and expansion: Common issues facing Customer Success (CS) teams. Many Customer Success teams measure their performance via customer retention and expansion rates.

B2B: The Linkage Between NPS and Financials is NOT What You Think It Is

Waypoint Group

A TopBox-client since 2015 asked us to help them predict future financial outcomes based on the operationalized B2B-customer feedback data that they had been harvesting over the past 4 years. not responding to feedback requests or joint account planning processes).

The 6 Key Customer Experience Mistakes Companies Make

Waypoint Group

The 6 Key Mistakes Companies Make with their Customers. Customers keep the B2B world moving, and as companies grow and markets change, the response to them must also change. Techniques for customer success have been streamlined but not always in a positive way.

Create A High-Performance Customer Engagement Platform

Second to None

The ability to curate high levels of customer engagement can help brands to increase their customer retention rate, which can have a direct impact on overall profitability. Brands in any industry can benefit by creating a platform that encourages return customers, and one key aspect of doing so is establishing clear moments along the customer journey meant to increase levels of engagement before, during and after purchase.

Welcome Aboard! 7 Tips for Building CX into New Employee Onboarding

CX Accelerator

The first days and weeks are so critical when it comes to employee engagement and helping the employees buy in to the mission of their new company. What about the way the company treats its customers? Previously it was more of a, 'here are some things you can do if you'd like.'"

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The 3 M’s For Improving Customer Experience SUCCESSFULLY

Customer Guru

Written by Vivek Jaiswal | Co-founder, Customer Guru. What are the three most critical things an organization should do to achieve sustained customer experience improvement? I am regularly asked about the top three things an organization should implement in order to improve customer experience sustainably. The answer isn’t simple because improving customer experience takes time and there is no shortcut to it. Would be great to hear your comments and feedback.

Level Up Your VoC Program

CX Accelerator

Breaking free from survey mentality with unstructured customer feedback. It’s hard to say exactly when or how it happened, but the phrase “Voice of the Customer” (VoC) has become nearly synonymous with survey process. the form of a quick video testimonial?

Defining Brands with The Kind of Customer Experience They Deliver: An Exclusive Interview with Mr. Viraj Verma, Marketing and Strategic Alliances Head, PVR BluO

Customer Guru

At Customer Guru, we believe that Customer Experience (CX) should be the number one priority for all the Indian businesses so that they become more sustainable and successful globally. Customer experience is what the brand is. A brand is what the customer experience is.

5 Ways to Use VoC Data

StellaService

Voice of Customer Data: Are You Making the Most of Your Investment? Many brands invest a lot of time, money, and energy designing and executing a VoC data collection program. Voice of Customer Data Can (and Should) Be Used Across Your Organization.

Customer Journey Mapping: Balancing Customer and Company Needs to Drive Business Outcomes  

SuiteCX

While research has proven that a focus on improving customer experience directly impacts the bottom line, achieving the organizational and cultural change required to become fully customer-centric is not an easy process. It is critical to get all key departments aligned on your customer experience strategy. suitecx Thought Leadership: Balancing Customer Needs. Click here to view SlideShare.

2015 Temkin Group CX Vendor Excellence Award Winners

Experience Matters

Today we announced the results of the 2015 Temkin Group CX Vendor Excellence Awards. Once again we had a great group of nominees, making the scoring difficult for the judges. In its third year, these awards recognize companies that provide products and services that help companies improve the customer experience they deliver. Nominees are rated based on their capabilities, results, and client feedback. This year’s crop of candidates was quite competitive.

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How Customer Success Can Catalyze Customer-Centric Change

ChurnZero

Customer-centricity is a term that gets bounced around a lot, but what does it really mean? And even more, what can Customer Success teams do to contribute to their organization’s Customer Experience (CX) evolution? It’s all about customer-centricity.

2018 – The year of The 6 E’s

Customer Alignment

We have all seen a range of articles talking about predictions for Customer Experience in 2018. Will we see something new in CX or will it be more of the same? If it is more of the same, then the experience gap that has opened will only get bigger. Forrester have called it ‘ A year of Reckoning’; they state that there is “a burning platform mandating bold action” but also that 30% of companies will see further declines in CX quality in 2018.

Top Priorities in Customer-Centric Contact Centers

RapportBoost

Did you miss this Customer Experience Update Webinar from the end of November? Read the transcript below: Nicholas Rodriguez: …the highest priorities for Contact Centers that focus on the customer. And so in the next slide, Nate Brown is the co-founder of CX Accelerator.