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5 Survey Tips for Getting Better Customer Data

GetFeedback

Some people might say that the secret to a successful customer feedback survey campaign is quantity. If you send out enough surveys, you’re bound to get some responses eventually, right? Wrong.

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Perspectives from a Danish CX Practitioner

MaritzCX

British companies have come a long way with utilizing their data to identify customer needs and predict their future behavior and estimate future profitability (the so-called customer lifetime value).

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3 Downloadable Resources to Help You Earn Customer-Driven Growth

Customer Bliss

Are you doing all that you can to help your company earn customer-driven growth? The key word here, is, earn. You can earn customer growth by anticipating their needs, extending patience, and showing respect at all times. This is a topic I address in my latest book, Would You Do That To Your Mother?

Our Top 10 Customer Experience Posts of 2018

Kerry Bodine

It’s the beginning of a new year, which is always the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past and make grand plans for the future. And just in case you’re wondering, that’s exactly what we’re doing here at Kerry Bodine & Co.)

6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

If Artificial Intelligence for businesses is a red-hot topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement and contact center customer service is white hot. This white paper covers specific areas in this domain that offer potential for transformational ROI, and a fast, zero-risk way to innovate with AI.

15 Net Promoter Score statistics you need to know in 2019

Lumoa

Did you know that NPS is the most popular customer experience metric? Find out the latest NPS data and statistics to power up your customer experience strategy in 2019! RSS generated with FetchRss

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Do You Lead Your Organization With Clarity of Purpose?

Customer Bliss

In my Daily Dose video series, I explore the topics that chief customer officers must grapple with on a daily basis. Join me as I discuss what I’ve learned over the course of my 35-year career, so that you can more effectively do the work that needs to be done.

The lost suitcase – the sad reality of customer experience evolution

ijgolding

According to Wikipedia , the term, ‘seven year itch’ can be described as follows: The seven-year itch is a psychological term that suggests that happiness in a relationship declines after around year seven of a marriage.

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Best Intercom Alternatives in 2019

Kayako

Looking for an intercom alternative that’s easy on your pockets and doesn’t skip on any functionality?

2 Key Differences in B2B Journey Maps

Kerry Bodine

In our journey mapping bootcamps , we’re often asked whether there’s anything that organizations need to think about or do differently when creating business-to-business (B2B) journey maps. While the overall process for creating these maps is the same, there are two key differences.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Experience

There's no denying that Artificial Intelligence is popping up everywhere in consumers' daily lives. But in the world of customer care, getting AI right - deploying it in a way that helps customers get things done quicker and easier, removing frustrations and roadblocks - is easier said than done. This eBook will teach you how to use AI to improve the customer experience, while significantly cutting costs for your business.

Can Your Customers Sense Trust in Their Journey with You?

Wired and Dangerous

For today’s customer CONSISTENCY, RELIABILITY and MAKING A STRONG EMOTIONAL CONNECTION brings value and are the keys to building LOYALTY which drives ADVOCACY and GROWTH!

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How a Clean Energy Start-up Approaches Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

As conversations around sustainability and corporate social responsibility continue to increase, I think you’ll enjoy this timely conversation with Michael Bair , Senior Director of Member Experience at Inspire , a clean energy tech start-up.

Customer Experience Metrics: Understanding CSAT, CES, NPS, and 5-Star

AskNicely

In 2013, a research study by Walker predicted that by 2020 customer experience will overtake price and product as the main differentiator for brands. Validating that, AskNicely’s 2018 NPS Benchmark Study found forward-looking companies that strategically step away from price wars to concentrate on customer experience metrics are discovering more retention and better growth. Three Reasons Customer Experience Must be Top-of-Mind. More Retention.

Episode 34 – Understand Customer Experience First to Disrupt for CX Changes

Kristina Evey

Episode 34 Shownotes: Understand Customer Experience First to Disrupt for CX Changes. CEO’s, C-Suite and Leadership Teams seem to understand … Read More Episode 34 – Understand Customer Experience First to Disrupt for CX Changes. The post Episode 34 – Understand Customer Experience First to Disrupt for CX Changes appeared first on Kristina Evey. Episode 34 Shownotes: Understand Customer Experience First to Disrupt for CX Changes.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

A survey of 1,000 contact center professionals reveals what it takes to improve agent well-being in a customer-centric era. This report is a must-read for contact center leaders preparing to engage agents and improve customer experience in 2019.

How to Set Up a 24-Hour Support Operation Your Customers Will Love

Kayako

As your business and customer base grow, there’s a question every support leader has to answer: Do we need to expand our support operation? When you serve more customers, the demands on your support team grow. But that’s not all—those demands fundamentally change , too.

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How can the Forrester Wave directly impact your RFP/RFI quality?

inContact

The ultimate value of independent research reports hinges on the depth and breadth of their approach to the subject at hand. Is the field of evaluated vendors broad enough? Were the criteria evaluated rich enough? And maybe most importantly, were the outcomes directly relevant to the audience’s needs? In the case of Forrester Research and the Forrester Wave for Cloud Contact Centers, Q3 2018 , I think you’ll find all these boxes clearly checked.

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Showcase Your Reviews with Amplify from ReviewTrackers

ReviewTrackers

Amplify , the new review widget suite from ReviewTrackers, displays all or a curated set of customer reviews on your website to increase conversions and boost your site’s SEO performance.

Machine Learning and Field Service Management in Practice

Astea

Read Astea’s whitepaper on machine learning and artificial intelligence and how it will impact the field service management industry. By Liron Marcus. A few months ago, my six year old son saw me working on my thesis and asked me what I was writing about.

How to Optimize CX Through the Voice of the Customer

Speaker: Faith Adams, Analyst at Forrester

Join Intouch Insight and special guest, Faith Adams with Forrester Research, on November 8 at 1 PM EST and learn how you can act on VoC data

Business Leaders Increase Success When Customer Experience is Clearly Defined and Understood

Kristina Evey

In a recent podcast, I discuss how CEO’s, C-Suite and Leadership Teams seem to understand the high-level vision of CX, … Read More Business Leaders Increase Success When Customer Experience is Clearly Defined and Understood. The post Business Leaders Increase Success When Customer Experience is Clearly Defined and Understood appeared first on Kristina Evey. Leadership Uncategorized

Artificial Intelligence Tech: What Is It, and How Can It Create Jobs?

Smarter CX

In the next several years, artificial intelligence will transform how humans interact with businesses. This technical transition is one of the most powerful shifts in computing that the world has ever seen—and it has the potential to be a force of good.

Is Customer Experience a Missed Opportunity?

Heart of the Customer

My immediate answer to this is no – there’s a ton of good work happening to improve customers’ experience. But that’s a qualitative response, informed largely by the great work I see our clients doing.

How Does Mental Accounting Influence Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

Understanding Customers’ Mental Budgets. I won some money at a Casino recently, an unusual outcome for me. It wasn’t a huge amount, but it was a nice windfall. Did I spend it on something practical? Save it? Give it to charity? Not a chance.

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

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

5 New Customer Service Skills Your Employees Need (and How to Train Them Properly in 2019)

Michel Falcon Experience

There are many customer service skills that employees must possess to contribute to the success of a company. Things such as friendly, proactive, going above-and-beyond all come to mind.

The 5 Best Customer Retention Strategies for Subscription Businesses

Totango

The most desirable customer in the world is your customer. While it’s no doubt a thrill to pursue and persuade a new customer to work with your enterprise, for software and subscription-based businesses, the real value lies in customer retention.

NRF 2019: 3 Days of Retail Customer Experience Takeaways

Smarter CX

The SmarterCX team is on location at NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show in New York City this week getting an inside look at the latest in retail customer experience trends and technology. This year’s event features 37,000 attendees including 16,000 retailers representing 3,500 retail companies.

Journeys are for Action, not Maps

Heart of the Customer

In preparation for the upcoming Customer Contact Week, CCW shared their special report on journey mapping with me. Given our focus and expertise on journey mapping, I’m commonly asked to review these types of reports.

3 Important Things A Chatbot Can’t Do (But an IVA Can)

Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular, but it’s important to remember that they’re only as smart as the technology behind them. Download this Interactions LLC eBook to learn more about chatbots and how to select automated customer care technology for your company.

Are You A Risk Taker?

Beyond Philosophy

Are You a Risk Taker? We all have varying levels of risk tolerance. When we shy away from risk, we call that risk-aversion. This episode of The Intuitive Customer discusses the concept of risk aversion and how it affects customers’ behavior in your Customer Experience.

Introducing Optimove’s Streams: Measure the Joint Performance of Multiple Campaigns

Optimove

Many people continue to confuse tactics with strategy. The difference is simple: Strategy refers to the direction of our business goal, and tactics are the actions. Campaigns and offers to clients, for example, are tactics.

9 Practical Tips for an Effective NPS Data Analysis and Reporting

Retently

Net Promoter Score® (NPS®) is usually correlated with a business’ growth potential – and for good reason. However, it’s important to understand that there’s more to an NPS campaign than the score itself.