Use Voice of Customer (VOC) Data to Improve Customer Service

GetFeedback

A Voice of Customer (VOC) program aims to gather and analyze customer insights, allowing you to identify trends and strategies to improve customer experience and deliver positive business outcomes. In simpler terms, VOC offers a way to give your customers a voice within your organization. Today, we’re sharing how you can leverage VOC data to improve customer service. Understand Voice of Customer capture methods.

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?

Make Your Voice of Customer Program Actionable

Pointillist

How to improve your return on investment in Medallia, Qualtrics, Clarabridge and Concentrix By Steve Offsey Most organizations that have implemented a voice of customer program are happily collecting and analyzing multiple forms of customer feedback.

How & why to restart your Voice of Customer program

Thematic

In this blog, we’ll discuss how to u nderstand your Voice of Customer (VOC) insights and why this is important. What are your customers actually telling you and how do you analyze this information to get to meaningful insights? What is Voice of Customer (VOC)?

Free your mind: Voice of Customer

OpinionLab

A guest blog post by Bill Bruno, CEO of Stratigent , a market leader in multi-channel analytics. When people hear the phrase “Voice of Customer” (VOC) they instantly think of surveys and comment cards deployed on their website. Customer Experience Management.

How to Drive Voice of Customer Insights Company-wide: 3 Steps

ClearAction

How to Drive Voice of Customer Insights Company-wide: 3 Steps Lynn Hunsaker. Who needs to hear customer feedback? Just your customer-facing staff? Only a few managers of the biggest problem areas? It’s rare thanks to narrow survey questions.

How To Drive Action With Your Voice of Customer Program

Chattermill

How To Drive Action With Your Voice of Customer Program. Voice of the Customer. We believe the fuel that powers the world's most exceptional products is customer experience. Voice of Customer. Nurture a Customer-Centric Culture.

5 Mistakes to Avoid in your Voice of Customer Program

PeopleMetrics

What are the Top 5 Mistakes that limit the success of a Voice of the Customer program? VoC programs change the culture of an organization by putting the customer first and responding to customers who have poor experiences. Retain Customers?

5 User Experience Improvements to Help Increase Survey Response Rates

ServiceDock

One of the great ironies of Customer Experience Management (CXM) as a discipline, is that many of the surveys designed to help businesses gather the data they need to improve Customer Experience offer terrible User Experience (UX).

CX Pulse Infographic: Voice of Customer

Strativity

A customer-centric mentality is reflected in a company’s attitudes and behaviors. It’s presence, or lack thereof, can ultimately strengthen, or weaken, customer relationships. Blog customer engagment CXUPDATE infographic voice of customer

Customer Surveys Are as Important as Ever!

CX Journey

Image courtesy of m kasahara I originally wrote today's post for Clicktools. Some pundits would have you believe that surveys are dead, that they are no longer important for customer listening and understanding. The good news is that companies are listening through surveys.

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Why Only 15% of Voice of Customer Programs are “Very Successful”

ClearAction

Why Only 15% of Voice of Customer Programs are “Very Successful” Lynn Hunsaker. So why is it that two-thirds of VoC programs aren’t making a difference? VoC reports do not speak the language of managers. Voice of Customer

Voice of Customer Alone Isn’t Enough For The CX Journey

Kitewheel

Customers journeys and customer experience make a huge difference for brands. Building a great customer experience rather than is now a key marketplace differentiator. What sets businesses apart today is not price, but rather how they listen and adapt to customer needs.

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.

Strategic Customer Experience Action on Voice of Customer

ClearAction

Strategic Customer Experience Action on Voice of Customer Lynn Hunsaker. Strategic customer experience results require a strategic approach in the way we collect data and in the way we take action on it. 3 Types of Customer Experience Action Essential to ROI.

Do You Employ Actionability Thinking in Survey Design?

CX Journey

Today's post is a slightly-updated version of one I originally published on Compellon 's blog on January 25, 2017, which is a largely-modified version of a very-popular post I wrote on CX Journey™ five years ago titled 22 Tips for Survey Design.

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Surveys Don't Sell!

CX Journey

Image courtesy of henryfaber Is there anyone in your company who wants to use VoC/CX surveys as marketing tools rather than as customer listening tools? Especially from someone who admits that she is not market research savvy, as the author of that article did.

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3 Tactics CEOs Use to Improve Customer Experience Culture

ServiceDock

According to research by consultancy firm Morar, 100% of the 844 executives surveyed for a recent report indicated that customer experience (CX) is a key focus area for their business. Customer Service Customer Feedback Customer Experience Voice of Customer NPS CSAT

Who should be using CXM Software in a Chain Store?

ServiceDock

One of the most common problems that leads to poorly performing Customer Experience (CX) programs is a failure to engage staff at all levels of the organisation. Customer Feedback Closing the Feedback Loop CX Surveys Customer Experience Voice of Customer

5 Must-Read Customer Service Articles of the Week - June 10

ServiceDock

Every week I read a number of CX and Customer Feedback articles from various publications and blogs around the web. Here are my top five picks for this week with a quick summary of each. Customer Feedback CX Surveys Customer Experience Voice of Customer

Hear How American Express brings the voice of customer to life

Qualtrics

This is the first installment of our new blog series, “Customer Experience Visionaries.” On getting started in Customer Experience with American Express: I really wanted to get closer to the customer. The same holds true with customers.

Bringing Your #VoC Program up to 2020 Standards

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay How can you be sure that your VoC initiative stays fresh and relevant? Continuous improvement is just important for your VoC initiatives as it is for your entire customer experience journey/transformation. Your surveys aren't mobile friendly?

Gain Quality Customer Feedback and Avoid the Creep

NICE inContact

Collecting quality customer feedback is great, but how can you ensure that it’s actionable for your business? If you’re sincere about understanding your customers’ experience in your contact center, stop asking so many questions. You’ll elicit more responses from short surveys that get straight to the heart of the matter. Short survey’s respect your customer’s time. A three-question survey isn’t too short.

Improving the Respondent Experience

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay I originally wrote today's post for CallidusCloudCX. There's a lot of talk about improving the customer experience. And there's a lot of talk about using surveys to listen to customers so that we know where we need to improve the experience.

Why You Need to Capture Customer Feedback in Real-Time (and how to do it)

ServiceDock

Are you sending out CX (customer experience) surveys days or even weeks after the customer interaction? If so, have you considered what the consumer's experience of that might be and how that impacts on their perception of your brand? Or have you thought about some of the great opportunities the delay in your process precludes? Do you wonder what impact the delay has on future survey engagement or worse, customer loyalty.

Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys

ClearAction

Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys Lynn Hunsaker. Collecting customer feedback can be trickier than it sounds, as you navigate through decisions for sample selection, timing, frequency, numeric rating and open-ended questions, and so forth.

Digital Feedback: Why you’re probably doing it wrong

OpinionLab

Businesses around the world are aggressively driving as many customer interactions as possible to digital channels (web, mobile web and mobile apps) because it helps lower the cost of doing business—and because customers are demanding it. In fact, a recent Verint survey of 24,000 consumers in 12 countries called The Digital Tipping Point found that 64 percent of consumers say they favor digital channels for simple interactions.

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?

Voice of the Customer (VoC) Feedback: Everything You Need to Know

GetFeedback

The most critical element to improving your company is not having a visionary CEO, leaders who have “been there/done that,” or teams working long hours to deliver the product: it’s actively capitalizing on the voice of the customer feedback. Voice of the customer feedback is any comment or concern given by a customer to your company. Receiving Voice of the Customer feedback. Ticket feedback.

*New* Forrester Wave: Customer Feedback Management (CFM) Platforms Q2, 2017

Forrester

The new Forrester Wave TM : Customer Feedback Management Platforms, Q2, 2017 (paywall) is live! CFM platforms are part of a larger VoC vendor landscape and help CX professionals manage complexity by centralizing and automating essential VoC activities. To score these vendors, we developed a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria in three high-level buckets: Current offering, strategy, and market presence. Read more Categories: Customer Experience.

10 All-Too-Common VoC Program Mistakes - Part 1

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay I originally wrote today's post for CallidusCloud; it appeared on their blog on October 1, 2018. In this first part of a two-part series, I've outlined the first 10 common VoC program mistakes I came up with; part two will have at least 10 more.

10 All-Too-Common VoC Program Mistakes - Part 1

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay I originally wrote today's post for CallidusCloud; it appeared on their blog on October 1, 2018. In this first part of a two-part series, I've outlined the first 10 common VoC program mistakes I came up with; part two will have at least 10 more.

Do AI and text analytics bring the death of surveys?

CX Ahead

It’s a new world of customer feedback measurement, but is it out with the old and in with the new, or can traditional and futuristic tech work alongside each other to paint a complete picture? The post Do AI and text analytics bring the death of surveys? Next Practice Strategy CX Network feedback next practice programme surveys voice of customer

10 More All-Too-Common VoC Program Mistakes - Part 2

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay This is the second of a two-part series on common VoC program mistakes. Note that I haven't prioritized or categorized these mistakes, but take a close look at each one to ensure you're not committing any of them. What a waste of everyone's time.

10 More All-Too-Common VoC Program Mistakes - Part 2

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay This is the second of a two-part series on common VoC program mistakes. Note that I haven't prioritized or categorized these mistakes, but take a close look at each one to ensure you're not committing any of them. What a waste of everyone's time.

Use Customer Feedback To Support, Not Punish, Your Employees

Second to None

Information about your brand provided by customers can serve as a valuable resource for building a leading Customer Experience platform, and the way you utilize this data can have a major impact on the culture within your organization. Brands should strive to be as receptive to customer feedback as possible, collecting a trove of information that can then be converted into tangible changes to the way your team interacts with consumers.

The Importance of Collecting NPS and Gathering Feedback for the Product Team

Waypoint Group

However, as a Customer Success professional, I have learned that I have an opportunity to take the voice of the customer and be the conduit back to the product team to drive and prioritize where the focus of the product needs to be, from a customer perspective.