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Love Your Employees As Much As You Love Your Customers

Kerry Bodine

While my co-author Harley and I were prepping Outside In for publication back in the spring of 2012, I learned about the strange practice of soliciting “blurbs,” those pithy words of praise on a book’s back cover that tout the messages inside.

Mitchell: Excellence in the B2B Customer Experience

NICE inContact

As anyone knows who’s ever filed an insurance claim or been hurt in an accident or at work, it can be a long and frustrating process, with a lot steps and back-and-forth. Or it used to be. In recent years, though, technology has made a huge difference, streamlining the whole process.

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The Power List of the Top 200 Thought Leaders to follow in 2021

Storyminers

If you are curious and fascinated to know what the future of work has in store, if the year 2020 has got you wondering about the nuances and the dynamism of the modern workplace experience, then you can find all the answers that you seek in the leadersHum leadership series.

Five steps to building a robust CX tech stack

GetFeedback

Simplifying CX YouTube series episode on building a robust CX technology stack. Videos

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case and the Customer Experience

Steve DiGioia

We all know that the coffee McDonald’s sells is too hot to drink when served. If you put it to your lips, you’ll most likely receive a burn that will be far worse than anything most people have ever encountered. So why do they make their coffee so hot?

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How A Great Story Helps You Sell More

Storyminers

?. The post How A Great Story Helps You Sell More appeared first on StoryMiners. Appearances

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What are customer touchpoints?

GetFeedback

Identify customer touchpoints, map out a complete customer journey, and optimize the customer experience. Guides

The Truth About Moments of Truth

Heart of the Customer

After reviewing The Journey Mapping Playbook earlier this month, it struck me that one of the biggest misses in the book (outside of the flawed methodology) was its failure to touch on Moments of Truth.

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The TechSee Delivery Team – Driving change through exceptional delivery

TechSee

How cool would it be if you could just dial up a “smart” instant assistant to help you set up your latest “smart” doodad. It could save you the frustration of staring at your unboxed new toy and wondering what to do next. Yeah – well, been there, done that.

How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

How Are You Receiving Early Warning of Customer Discontent?

Wired and Dangerous

Sitting by the window on the top floor of a high-rise Dallas hotel provides an amazing panoramic view. Weather becomes up close and personal. We watched a major rainstorm crawl across the distant plains and deliver a hard punch to downtown Dallas streets. It sent pedestrians scurrying for cover.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 18, 2021

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too. 21 Tips for 2021 Customer Experience Excellence by Lynn Hunsaker.

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Rich Emotions Can Overcome Poor Quality

Heart of the Customer

Customer experience has three components: Effectiveness, Ease, and Emotion. But too often, CX programs focus only on the first two. Because they’re simpler to address. Emotion is more elusive and complicated. But it’s where true loyalty is earned (as opposed to just preventing disloyalty).

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Online Reputation Management Trends for 2021

ReviewTrackers

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Empowered Consumers Call For Sustainability Transformation

Forrester Jay McBain

For over a decade, Forrester has been measuring the drivers and implications of increasingly empowered consumers — those shoppers who eagerly experiment with new brands and products, use sophisticated personal technology, expect digital seamlessness, shrewdly navigate online information, and are motivated by high levels of self-efficacy.

Small Improvements in Customer Service Create Big Wins

ShepHyken

Little successes added together make for large success down the road. Small successes add up. To put it in baseball terms, you don’t need to hit a home run every time it’s your turn at bat.

NRF 2021: Trends that Retailers Bet will Outlast the Pandemic

Think Customers

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, retailers are ready to embark on a new path forward. However, it’s impossible to look ahead without acknowledging the changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed on retail businesses, their partners, and consumer expectations.

Top Business Challenges Companies Faced in 2020

transcosmos Information Systems

Intro. 2020 was certainly not an ordinary year. It had a significant impact on the lives of individuals and the operation of businesses around the globe, created uncertainty, and a variety of obstacles that needed to be addressed and overcome.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

4 Key Takeaways For Brands From CES2021

Forrester Jay McBain

Customers don’t buy technology. They don’t even buy products. They buy into the promise of a brand and then measure its delivery through outcomes. How do you squeeze 60 football fields into inches?

Amazing Business Radio: Mahesh Ram

ShepHyken

5-Star CX of the Future. Concierge-Like Experiences Using Smarter Technology. Shep Hyken interviews Mahesh Ram, founding CEO of Solvvy. They discuss how next-generation chatbots and automation technology allow brands to deliver concierge-like experiences for consumers.

How to Use Psychological Priming to Get Customers to Accept Your Word As Final

Myra Golden

Some of you know my undergrad degree is in Psychology. I taught college psych several years before jumping into the customer service space. I apply psychological principles to all my work in de-escalation and call control.

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Why Employees Want to Leave and How to Stop It

The DiJulius Group

4 Quick Tips to Help you Make Price Irrelevant 1) Customer Service Feature Story Why Employees Want to Leave and How to Stop It Every year, improving employee morale, turnover, and employee experience is a major objective for many organization’s leadership teams.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Awareness Isn’t Enough, It’s Time To Change Behaviors

Forrester Jay McBain

I am thrilled to announce my latest research, “How To Manage The Human Risk In Cybersecurity” It’s research I’ve been leading and evolving since 2010, changing my mind about the title with each refresh to reflect the times.

Automation Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

Bizagi

Nobody thought 2020 would pan out the way it did. And while nobody can say for sure what will happen in 2021, one thing we are confident in is that automation technologies are going to continue to boom.

Keeping it Classy: 3 Tips to a Conflict-Free Forum

Vanilla Forums

The internet abounds with the best and worst of human nature and reliably brings out instances of both in high relief. But today we’re discussing one of the darker aspects of forum frequenters: the tendency to hide behind screens. What exactly do we mean by that? All forum members use screens, right?

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Keep Your 2021 Sales Pipeline Full Using the Selling Lessons of 2020

Integrity Solutions

By Will Milano. This past year laid bare some critical underlying selling skills and cracks in their sales pipeline that sales leaders were able to ignore or avoid while focusing on more immediate concerns. There’s no putting it off anymore.

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Community: Executives, Take Note!

Speaker: Carrie Melissa Jones, Erica Kuhl and Holly Firestone

While organizations have been using communities for many years, it is only in the last few that executives have started to see the value that a community can offer. But now, in 2021, many executives have finally started to view community structures as a new governance model for the entire organization rather than a stand-alone initiative. Join us on January 27 at 12 PM ET for a webinar exploring Chapter 2 of our 2021 Community Predictions eBook.