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3 Ways to Balance Between Acquisition and Retention

Lumoa

Acquisition and retention are of paramount importance if your business is to succeed. In this piece, find out three ways to juggle between the two seamlessly. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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How to Run a Voice of the Customer (VoC) Program

GetFeedback

Simplified CX YouTube series episode on how to run a successful VoC program. Videos

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Lucky Seven! Calabrio Named a Top Workplace Seven Times Running

Calabrio

When nominations opened for the 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace rankings in January, no one anticipat ed the changes that would impact us, come March.

5 Ways Your Contact Center Can Keep Delivering Exceptional Customer Experience in Exceptionally Challenging Times

NICE inContact

The past few months have presented huge challenges for businesses and employees around the world, including the disruption for many to a work-from-home environment.

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!

5 Must-Hear Conversations About Leadership and Relationship-Building

Customer Bliss

Throughout these uncertain times of the pandemic, I’ve been fortunate to bring you conversations with incredible business leaders, authors, and experts through my podcast, The Chief Customer Officer Human Duct Tape Show , and through LinkedIn Live.

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How to Use Machines to Deliver Great Customer Support

GetFeedback

Scale your hyper-personalized customer support program with the help of AI and chatbots. Articles

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Customers Want to Feel Heard—Calabrio and UJET can Help You be a Better Listener

Calabrio

After months in total or semi-isolation, today’s customers—especially those with less disposable income due to economic shutdowns—have an even greater need to feel heard by the customer service teams they contact.

Younger Generations Expect Digital-first Customer Service - Are You Ready?

NICE inContact

What is new is the impact that rapid digital technology advances have had on younger age groups. Digital native" Millennials and Generation Z have grown up in an ever-connected world of online shopping, social media, and all the world's information at their fingertips. Some don't know any other way.

Mike Wittenstein Talks About Keeping Up with Constant Change, Creating Journey Maps, and Building Your Business Around Your Clients

Storyminers

Read the original article here.

8 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2020

In this eBook, we’ll arm you with the research you need to inform areas of investment, and 8 quick tips you can use to improve your contact center’s performance now!

3 CX Influencers on Solutions to 2020’s Challenges [SAP SAPPHIRE NOW RECAP]

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

A special thanks to Sarbjeet Johal , Theodora Lau , and Sarah Evans for their contributions to this article. There’s never been a year quite like 2020. Large organizations in every industry are grappling with strategic plans and annual goals requiring complete restructuring.

The Power of Microaggressions (and how they manifest themselves within CX)

Horizon CX

I had never heard of the term microaggressions until the recent uprising over the George Floyd killing by a Minneapolis police officer. To be clear, that was not a microaggression.

The Value of CX: Why We Need To Start Talking About NPS Again

Vision Critical

A Q&A with Crystal Miceli, Vice President and Head of Product Management. Customer Experience NPS CX

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You Can’t Automate Your Customer Relationship

ShepHyken

I recently wrote an article in Forbes about how three out of four customers are more loyal to your employee than your business. This research came from OnePoll on behalf of DaySmart Software.

The Pros and Cons of Incentivized Reviews

With so many online reviews out there, we’ve decided to take a look at how incentivized consumer reviews fare against regular reviews from consumers that were not incentivized. Is one better than the other? More positive? Are they similar in topics covered and level of detail? Download this report to get answers to those questions and more!

Mike Wittenstein: I am by no means an actor

Storyminers

Check the original article here. Mike Wittenstein Show Notes. Mike Wittenstein had not acted since his junior high school play. But he decided to take an acting class and it helped him to grow his business.

Automated field service scheduling: the power of Computer Vision AI

TechSee

Many field service organizations recognize the need to modernize their legacy systems and revamp outdated practices. According to an industry survey , 52% of companies still use manual methods for most of their field service tasks, such as scheduling and work planning.

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Your Customers Are Always Watching – Tip #5

Steve DiGioia

What do you do when you think no one is watching? Are you chewing gum, twirling your hair, or resting your foot on the wall behind you? Do you tell off-color jokes because you think no one can hear you? Is your posture one of confidence or submission?

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Re-Imagining Your Customer Experience in a Time of Change

Beyond Philosophy

Some people watch things happen, some make things happen, and some say, “what happened?” ” Some organizations out there concerning the pandemic (and maybe other things, too) are falling into that third category. In this issue, we will discuss how to avoid being one of them.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Introducing: Data Visualization in Action

Dapresy

by Almasa Kulenovic, Head of Project Delivery EMEA. Presenting data as a story can fuel your organization’s success, keeping it ahead of the game.

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Cyara Included in the Forrester Wave: Continuous Functional Test Automation Suites Q2 2020

elizabeth.magill@cyara.com (Elizabeth Magill | Senior Director, Product Marketing)

I’m so excited to share that Cyara is included in the just published report: The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Functional Test Automation Suites, Q2 2020. As Diego Lo Giudice wrote in his blog on this Wave, “…being among the top 15 players in the market in a Forrester Wave™ evaluation is always a win.

What Is COVID-19’s Effect on Customer Churn—And What You Can Do About It in 5 Steps

Totango

The COVID-19 pandemic increased the risk of customer churn across almost every industry. Forrester predicts that software growth as a whole will slow down to two to four percent or may be flat if a recession occurs. However, you still have a say in how well your business makes it through this period.

How to Stop Losing Your Customers

The DiJulius Group

1. Feature Article How to Stop Losing Your Customers By John DiJulius, Chief Revolution Officer One of the most frustrating pain points for customers is dealing with businesses that are paranoid of customers taking advantage of them.

AI & Community: Don't Hammer the Flowers

Speaker: Venessa Paech, Australia's Leading Community Specialist

Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 8:30 AM ET for this on-demand workshop led by Venessa Paech, Co-Founder of Australian Community Managers and Leading APAC Community Specialist.

Hit Your Professional Reset with My Blog Post 6 Pack

One Millimeter Mindset

It’s time to hit your professional reset button with these six blog posts! Today, tomorrow and moving forward, your clients need you. And, more than ever before, they require you to be fully present and in the moment with them.

Guest Post: Customer Service Automation During COVID-19. When and How to Use it Right.

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Daryna Lishchynska, a Content Manager at BotsCrew. She shares research and information on how brands can transition their services to online platforms during COVID-19. This article was previously posted on BotsCrew’s blog.

7 omnichannel contact center capabilities for business continuity

Talkdesk

Many customers prefer and expect different digital communication channel options depending on the context. It may be most convenient to text while in the doctor’s waiting room or to email customer service when there’s a more complex issue.

40 Best Customer Service Books We’d Recommend to Support Operators

ProProfs Chat

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”. Theodore Roosevelt. It’s not the amount of knowledge you are willing to offer, but the efforts you wish to take to keep your customers satisfied and loyal to your brand.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Speaking the Customer’s Language Through the Pandemic

CSM Magazine

Edmund Ovington, VP at Unbabel , discusses the impact of the pandemic and the challenges customer service teams face to scale up and respond quickly to customer needs.

How to optimize the customer journey with the voice of your customers

iPerceptions

As recent events have shown, the ability to rapidly adapt customer touchpoints and build out new customer experiences is a significant advantage. Customer Experience Voice of the Customer

Are you CCPA enforcement ready?

Customercount

Six months after the California Consumer Privacy Act became law, today, July 1, marks the beginning of the enforcement phase. Here's what you need to know and what you need to do now. The post Are you CCPA enforcement ready? appeared first on CustomerCount. News Security, Privacy & Compliance.