5 Keys for Multi-Channel Customer Support

360Connext

Welcome to Multi-Channel Customer Support. That’s the same feeling customers have when it takes four different channels to get an answer. What’s worse, is when it’s obvious the various channels aren’t connected.

Talking Omnichannel But Organised Multi Channel?

Peter Lavers

Remember when we used to talk about “channels and media”? Channel meant physical route to market e.g. retail, wholesale, intermediated, direct, etc. These terms have effectively amalgamated since we started to become “multi channel”.

Let the Numbers Persuade You: The Success of Multi-Channel Campaigns is Indisputable

Optimove

In today’s digital-focused world, multi-channel marketing is important for the simple reason that you must be able to reach your customers where they are. The following research comes to show exactly how effective multi channel campaigns are compared to single channel.

Multi-channel Attribution

Fox Metrics

Before we get into multi-channel attributions, let’s first define the analytics term attribution modeling. For companies that have online sales, it can be challenging to determine what marketing channel deserves the credit for a conversion (sale). What marketing channel deserves the credit? The right model will help you (or your company) determine what channel should get the conversion credit. The post Multi-channel Attribution appeared first on FoxMetrics.

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

This year, digital channel. communication channel options. channels, companies must create. communication channels, and. INTRODUCTION OMNICHANNEL THE CHANNEL EXPLOSION: ARE COMPANIES PREPARED? plan for more complex channels, such as connected devices?

A boost in multi-channel holiday shopping and 5 more CX stories you should read

iPerceptions

With Black Friday officially kicking off the holiday season just over a couple of weeks ago, we’re now in the midst of what is the busiest time of the year for many companies. Customer Experience

Why Multi-Touch Matters more than Multi-Channel

Avaya

I know you’ve heard it all before; how single channel service evolved into multi-channel service evolved into omni-channel service. What if I told you that the customer experience is not necessarily about the channels you implement? The Multi-touch Difference.

Omni-channel vs. Multi-channel: What’s the Difference?

iPerceptions

As customers, we’ve reached a stage where we now expect to be able to interact with our favorite brands wherever, whenever and however it best suits us. Customer Experience

Omni-Channel vs. Multi-Channel Retailing

Bold360

Businesses that provide customer service on all of these channels in an integrated way, rather than in silos, deliver the consistent experience consumers crave. Multi-channel retail experiences simply imply the use of multiple channels when delivering customer experience.

Call it what you will: Multi-channel, Omnichannel—It isn’t about the Contact Center!

Avaya

Looking back five years ago, 92% of organizations were already working to integrate multiple interaction channels —call it multi-channel, omnichannel, digital transformation—to deliver more consistent, contextualized experiences.

4 Ways to Win with a Multi-Channel Contact Center with Service and Technology

Win the Customer

Multi-channel is more important than ever as customers expect information to be available when instantly and through the channels they already use daily. Call Center Communication Customer Experience Customer Service

Using Metrics, Analytics with Multi-channel Customer Communications

Topdown

In Three Ways to Use CCM Metrics, Analytics to Improve Customer Experience , one of the three methods I mentioned was multichannel contextualization: Customer Experience Customer Communications

“Omni-channel or Multi-channel?” blog published on #ThinkMarketing

Peter Lavers

Peter Lavers’ blog on the “Are you talking omni-channel customer experience but in fact you’re still organized multi-channel?” The post “Omni-channel or Multi-channel?” ” has been published on IBM #ThinkMarketing. Read it here. Tweet to @PeterLavers. ” blog published on #ThinkMarketing appeared first on Think CX. Latest Thinking

Top Five Obstacles to Customer Centricity #4 Multi-channel Journey

Peter Lavers

Respondents are asked how well each statement describes their business, and the 4th most agreed with statement is : “My company hasn’t mapped the multi-channel customer. Blame cultures from one channel to another. and all the channels they currently or will use.

Multi-Channel Marketing and What It Can Bring to Your Business

LiveChat

Multi-channel marketing didn’t make sense because sellers got results without going the extra mile. They appear on different channels familiar to potential customers so that they have a higher chance of netting a sale. What is multi-channel marketing.

How To Reinvigorate Your AdvocateHub With The Multi-Channel Model

Influitive

As an Influitive customer, you get access to one of the most engaging and resource-rich communities in the advocate marketing world—we call it “Influitive VIP.” And if you’ve been in VIP recently, you probably noticed it looks a little different. Not only does our AdvocateHub look better, but this new approach is also more strategic.

Why Your Company Needs Multi-channel Tech Support

Helpware

Whether you do all your own customer service or outsource your customer service, providing multiple channels for your customers to contact your before and after the sale is important if you want to accommodate your customers in the way they would prefer to be contacted. The post Why Your Company Needs Multi-channel Tech Support appeared first on Helpware Blog. People are used to calling customer service. That is just how things have been done since the telephone.

6 Things You Need to Know About Multi Channel Customer Service

LiveChat

The times when you could contact a company on a single channel only are long gone. Now, a customer contacting a company can pick any channel and expect the same level of service thanks to multi channel customer service. Offer choice in multi channel customer service.

Omni Channel vs Multi Channel: What’s the Difference and Who Does it Best?

Bold360

Multichannel: • Literally means ‘many channels’. Makes an effort to put out specific content which caters to the strength of its channel. Gives a Collective Content Experience, between all of these channels. Omni-channel: • Literally means ‘all channels’.

Best Practices in Multi-Channel Support

Brad Cleveland

Call Center Contact Center Customer Service Multi-channel Support Research/Statistics Videos multichannel support center

VoC Engagement: The Multi-Channel Experience

Customer Interactions

Engaging customers via the optimal channel, and at just the right time, can drive both higher response rates and better quality feedback. Capturing feedback from your customers is a critical component of any Voice of the Customer program. The road to delivering an engagement plan which will deliver maximum benefit for your customers begins with understanding how customers interact with each other and with the organization.

Three Ways to Get Personal in a Multi-Channel Environment

Customer Interactions

It’s hard to read about our industry lately without mention of the word multi-channel. We all know that channels of communication are changing and the influx of email, click-to-chat, and SMS activity has been the talk for quite some time now. An organization’s ability to impact every customer interaction in a complex and demanding cross-channel world relies on four vital capabilities:

BPO Giant Webhelp Relies on NICE inContact for Omnichannel Capabilities

inContact

Now with 35,000 people around the world, Webhelp is a global leader in BPO and customer experience, its capabilities extending across voice, social and digital channels. Services are easily scaled, new languages added, new channels into the platform incorporated.

Multi-Channel Ecommerce ? How to Create Your Own Success Story

Bold360

Likewise, having on site-support in the form of a self-service widget is great, but if your social media channels are unable to provide the correct level of support, you?ll Creating that story, the one in which your customers feel important and well taken care of is going to take a lot of work. Today, it?s s not enough to have great phone support but limited email resources.

Are You Meeting Your Customers’ Expectations for Omnichannel Service?

inContact

More than 700 customers were surveyed about their recent experiences using different contact channels (voice, email, chat, SMS, social media, video, web self-service, and IVR). Some other interesting findings were that 67% of customers prefer agent-assisted channels to self-service ones.

What are Bank Contact Centers Doing Right?

inContact

Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact Center Trends & InsightsinContact’s research shows that banking was in the highest tier for customer satisfaction with 54% of respondents ranking it for the most satisfied recent interaction.

Are You Prepared to Offer Customer Service via Text/SMS?

inContact

This flexibility of communication is precisely why it continues to amaze me how slow businesses have been to adopt text/SMS as a channel for communicating with their customers. . All contact types from every possible channel should come through the exact same interface.

Carlson Rezidor Delivers More Exceptional Customer Experiences, Even during Holidays

inContact

So guests receive swift attention and a more complete experience via any contact channel, at any time of day. Advantages of the Cloud Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact CenterFor most of us, Labor Day signals the end of the summer season.

My Agent eXperience Selected as 2016 Customer Product of the Year

inContact

Launched in September 2015, MAX is a dynamic and context-sensitive interface which improves the agent experience with streamlined handling of contact center interactions, across all channels.

Increase Contact Center Agent Productivity and Satisfaction with CXone Agent for Salesforce®

inContact

Customer Experience General Multi-channel Contact Center Workforce OptimizationContact center agents are the most monitored, micromanaged workforce in existence. Anything that can be done to make an agent’s job easier is important to alleviate stress and costly attrition.

Text / SMS in the Contact Center – Inbound, Outbound, Omnichannel

inContact

You should consider a solution that supports Omnichannel Session Handling , as, once initial roll-out has completed and agents are comfortable with the new channel, most will be able to handle more than one SMS interaction concurrently.

Make Chat a Success in Your Contact Center – 5 Best Practices

inContact

Are you looking into implementing chat as a new channel in you contact center? Or are you already using chat, but looking into how to improve the way you manage the channel? If you already support chat, we have some suggestions that help you make even better use of the channel.

Skate Where the Puck is Going to be: Adapt with Changes to Thrive

inContact

Your customers’ needs may be changing, and we’ve seen more channel offerings emerge as well. Call Center Best Practices Customer Experience Multi-channel Contact CenterWe all know that businesses have to adapt with changes in order to thrive and survive.

Reducing Customer Effort – Make it Easy to be Your Customer

inContact

Customers expect to be able to contact you in numerous channels, both voice and digital, inbound and outbound, and the number of channels is growing. Not only that, but customers are not willing any more to be “bound” to the channel that an interaction started out in.

Customer Story: Clearlink Maximizes Service Levels with inContact

inContact

Clearlink now has the ability to rank certain marketing channels based on profitability. Ability to easily set up at-home or multi-site agents. Advantages of the Cloud Customer Experience General Multi-channel Contact Center Using the inContact Platform