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.

How Does a Voice of Customer (VoC) Program Work?

MaritzCX

What is a Voice of the Customer Program? A Voice of Customer program refers to the process of capturing customer feedback so that a company can improve the customer experience (and consequently improve business. This article features insights that were shared by Gillian Mackay, the Strategic Consulting Director at MaritzCX, and was originally published here.

The Many Voices of Customer Experience

CX Journey

Image courtesy of karith There are many voices you need to listen to when developing your customer experience strategy. You listen to your customers and to your employees. Both of them? There are many voices that are key to total understanding.

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. The true power of VOC is action.

Voice of Customer Matures, But…

MaritzCX

It has been a joy to watch our clients’ Voice of Customer initiatives season and mature over the last few years. Specifically, I mean reacting to tactical customer feedback in a prompt fashion: Addressing customer concerns and complaints swiftly and sincerely with empathy, and responding quickly to customer compliments to reinforce their enthusiasm.

Voice of Customer Matures, But…

MaritzCX

It has been a joy to watch our clients’ Voice of Customer initiatives season and mature over the last few years. Specifically, I mean reacting to tactical customer feedback in a prompt fashion: Addressing customer concerns and complaints swiftly and sincerely with empathy, and responding quickly to customer compliments to reinforce their enthusiasm.

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? Is this the fault of the customer-facing staff?

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.

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?

The #1 Reason Most Voice-of-Customer (VoC) Data Are Wasted

StellaService

Your voice-of-customer (VoC) data collection program is an engine. The most efficient VoC programs grow revenue by way of service improvements and innovations that strengthen customer loyalty. Why are so many customer feedback programs so inefficient?

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

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.

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

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.

Four tips to improve customer experience with digital feedback

OpinionLab

Digital feedback has the potential to have far-reaching business impact on defining metrics, such as customer loyalty and revenue. For this to be the case, there are a handful of absolutely critical strategies you should be following. Let your customers be your guide.

[Infographic] 4 Key Priorities for Customer-centric Retailers in 2019

Vision Critical

Yet, most companies are still failing to meet customer expectations and become more customer-centric. According to Accenture , this is because there is a growing disconnect between what customers need and what retailers are providing. Customer data is all around us.

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.

How to Build the Employee Experience and Culture of Continuous Improvement with VP of CX & Loyalty at Hertz

Customer Bliss

How do you take insights from customers and drive better decision making and better product delivery? Before joining Hertz, Eric spent time conducting traditional market research work and realized he had a passion for customers and how we treat them. Think about CX of the Future.

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.

CX Compass: Are Your Employees Listening to the Voice of Customer (VoC)? They Should Be.

Responsetek

It has been a long standing tradition for organizations to keep their employees away from customer feedback. Customer-centric organizations and their research departments see customer feedback in the same light. Did you know?

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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.

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).

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

Adding value with contextualised Voice of Customer

Customer Interactions

For me, the unique value of consulting services supporting CEM software is the ability to distil huge quantities of customer data into the ‘so what’ that drives progressive business change around the Voice of the Customer. NICE Fizzback has 8 years of experience in mining swathes of customer feedback to produce the actionable and succinct recommendations that can bring a CEM program to life.

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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.

Customer Feedback Is Never Just a Score.

Lumoa

There's a company X that collects customer feedback. on a scale from 0 to 10) " after each customer purchase or interaction. The company X doesn't ask why the customers are giving the score. The company X started to contact its customers and finally ask why.

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.

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.

*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.

5 Real Cases How Customer Feedback Influenced Business KPIs

Lumoa

We have been talking a lot about how important it is to take actions on customer feedback. Customer feedback is the essential unlimited source for development and inspiration for the whole company. Everyone’s happy and the sales of the new device went up.

How the voice of the customer can future-proof your business

Vision Critical

In a fast-moving world where customer expectations are constantly changing, the best way to future-proof your company is to orient your business around the voice of the customer. The dizzying pace of business. 5 stories of truly visionary companies.

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. Why are your customers still unhappy?

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How to Capture the Voice of the Customer in 2018

Vision Critical

Our flagship customer intelligence event in London was a great opportunity to discuss the latest innovations and product updates in the industry, the constantly evolving expectations of today’s consumer, and how to deliver a superior customer experience in 2018.

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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.

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. Envision Yourself as a Customer and Take the Journey.

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 bad news is, they’re often doing nothing with the feedback.

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