2021

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.

Top 20 Most Popular Customer Centricity Articles of 2020

C3Centricity

Traditionally C3Centricity publishes a list of the most popular customer-centricity posts on its blog in January and this year is no exception, despite covid’s extraordinary impact on businesses the world over. Many people were working from home this year, were you?

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Proactive vs. Reactive: How Savvy Use of Analytics Helps Contact Centers Navigate and Adapt to Uncertainty

NICE inContact

The disruption and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually all businesses within all industries, of all sizes, and all around the world.

Customer loyalty survey questions

GetFeedback

20 essential customer loyalty survey questions and surveying best practices. Guides

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.

Creating a Voice of the Customer Program: Don’t Miss These 5 Steps Before Starting

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Voice of the Customer: An Overview. Businesses who do well with customer experience initiatives do so because they know exactly what their customers are feeling and experiencing. . No, the secret to success isn’t mind-reading. It’s a Voice of the Customer program (VoC).

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The Future of Customer Experience – Virtual Course

Storyminers

The post The Future of Customer Experience – Virtual Course appeared first on StoryMiners. Presentations

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Intro to Insight Communities

Alida

Elevate your existing Voice of the Customer strategy with a customer insight community comprised of thousands of highly engaged customers and prospects. Best Practices

2020 CX Reflections – That Was The Year That Was

Horizon CX

The year 2020 will go down in history for a multitude of reasons, some of which we will not so fondly remember and some of which we may choose to forget.

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Digital Experimentation 7 Principles – That Impacts CX, Technology and Your Bottom-line

eglobalis

Digital Experimentation 7 Principles – That Impacts Customer Experience, Technology and Your Bottom-line. The post Digital Experimentation 7 Principles – That Impacts CX, Technology and Your Bottom-line appeared first on Eglobalis.

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!

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.

Webinar: Strategies to Navigate CX Demands for the Contact Center

Kerry Bodine

In 2020, many contact centers were forced into “do or die” changes in order to overcome the challenges brought on by the pandemic. However, these often heroic changes haven’t come without their consequences.

Top 20 Most Popular Customer Centricity Posts of 2020

C3Centricity

Traditionally C3Centricity publishes a list of the most popular customer-centricity posts on its blog and this year is no exception, despite covid’s extraordinary impact on businesses the world over. Many people were working from home this year, were you?

5 Ways to Refresh Your Contact Center Agents' Mindset in the New Year

NICE inContact

Ringing in the new year provides an opportunity to create a fresh start for your agents and your contact center – even despite the stale circumstances.

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!

Master Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) in one month

GetFeedback

Become a CSAT expert with our comprehensive 4-week email course. Tools

Six Ways to Actively Build a Customer-Centric Culture

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

You know the brands that do customer culture well. They create such a focus on the customer that everything and everyone throughout the organization is on board. . Where does this organizational magic come from? In a word, it all comes back to the culture.

A 2021 Shopping Checklist for Free Live Chat

Comm100

It may sound contradictory, but shopping for free live chat is both easy and difficult. It’s easy because there are many free live chat solutions to choose from – a testament to the fact that live chat is the most popular emerging customer service channel.

You Ask, Mike Answers

Storyminers

2021 is already a year of big changes. That makes planning tough. Let’s make it easier. Click on the video and ask a question that’s important to you. Go ahead, just ask it. Our team will consider it and I’ll get back to you with an answer. No fluff, no sales. It’s that simple. Go ahead, ask.

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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.

Shep’s 2021 Top 10 Business Predictions

ShepHyken

Every year I write my customer service and customer experience (CX) predictions in my Forbes.com column. This year, I thought I would share a brief version of them with our Shepard Letter subscribers. So, here are my Top 10 Predictions for 2021: Customers continue to get smarter.

Channel Software Tech Stack 2021

Forrester Jay McBain

^CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SCREEN^ The channel software stack comprises a group of technologies that help companies develop, design, and execute plans to find, recruit, onboard, develop, enable, incent, co-sell with, manage, measure, and report on partners.

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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Teach smart devices to see what you see: Why TechSee is one of the best R&D companies to work for

TechSee

If you’ve ever been tempted to smash your wireless router or take a bat to your smart thermostat out of sheer frustration, then you already have a pretty good idea of why we do what we do at TechSee. Never heard of TechSee?

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!

Attention Marketers: Introducing Our New 3-Part Virtual Journey Mapping Bootcamp

Kerry Bodine

I’m thrilled to announce our new three-part open-enrollment virtual journey mapping bootcamp. And the best part is, you can mix and match the sessions based on your role or business needs.

What Does Management Want From You?

Steve DiGioia

Safety, security, and peace of mind. Nice calming words they are. They come with little worries and little stress. Every employee wants this. But what does management want from you?

3 Ways to Improve Agent Performance in Real Time

NICE inContact

We live in a real time.

23 customer service tips to provide great experiences

GetFeedback

Top tips to provide better service that’ll benefit your business and your customers. Guides

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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.