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Securing Brand Loyalty In The Third Wave Of CX

InMoment XI

Maintaining customer loyalty has become increasingly challenging in today’s digital-first environment. According to Stanford Swinton, Executive VP at Bain & Company and Founder at NPSx by Bain in Company, we’re witnessing the dawn of the “Third Wave of CX” But what does this mean for CX leaders? In a recent podcast featuring Simon Fraser, VP Insights and Consultancy at InMoment, and Stanford Swinton, key strategies to secure brand loyalty amidst the evolving landscape

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Four Ways to Improve Your Customer Experience Strategy

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

The world is moving fast, and the customer experience world is no exception. I have prioritized staying connected and learning everything I can about the technology and systems that impact our experiences. Conferences, gatherings, and learning opportunities have been essential for helping me see the difference between the flash and the facts. These events provide some of my favorite opportunities to connect with fellow customer experience change makers, unpack our challenges, and provide much-ne


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QUI QUOTE: Your brand is not a result of your marketing actions. Your brand is the result of customers’ perceptions of your customer service actions. 

Bill Quiseng

Your brand is not a result of your marketing actions. Your brand is the result of customers’ perceptions of your customer service actions. On social media, customers are talking about you whether you like it or not know it or not. World-class or no class. And if they’re not talking world-class or no class, they’re simply not talking about it all. So, when it comes to your customers and customer service, don’t be just good.

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Exceeding Customer Retention Goals for a Major Media Corporation [Case Study]


This major Canadian media organization reaches over 6 million people every single week. A customer-first experience is nothing less than critical for them. As a pillar within an industry that has been rocked by shifts in technology and distribution as well as customer habits and expectations, they partnered with Blue Ocean to focus on customer wins and revenue retention.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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The Upcoming Impact of AI on Enterprise Technology Design: Enhancing CX and Business Outcomes


The Upcoming Impact of AI on Enterprise Technology Design: Enhancing Customer Experience and Business Outcomes The post The Upcoming Impact of AI on Enterprise Technology Design: Enhancing CX and Business Outcomes appeared first on Eglobalis.

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[Experience Action Podcast] Gaining Frontline Buy-In

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Unlock the secret to ensuring your customer-facing employees are as invested in your customer experience vision as you are! As your trusted guide, Jeannie Walters is delving into the critical strategies you need to align your frontline team with the customer experience goals that your C-suite has already embraced. We’ll dissect the challenges, pinpoint the missteps, and celebrate the successes that come from elevating your brand ambassadors—those who have the power to make or break your cu

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Big Mistake: Making AI Your Autopilot Rather Than Your Co-Pilot in Your CX

Beyond Philosophy

Quality assurance is crucial in Customer Experience Management, and assessing call center operations provides valuable insights into an organization’s customer-centricity. The subject of today’s episode is the result of our None of Use is Clever as All of Us feature. One of our listeners, Jamie Scott of Evaluate Agent shared his thoughts on Quality Assurance and the problems organizations have regarding this area.

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Machine Learning Development: A Comprehensive Review of Booktest and Testing Tools


Before we begin, we’d like to set the expectations for you dear readers. We’re tackling a complex yet crucial topic in machine learning and AI development. And our goal? To make this intricate subject easy to understand for everyone, whether you’re an expert in the field or just starting to get curious. Here’s our promise: We’ll keep things as straightforward as possible.

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AI & CS: Innovate or stagnate


Some believe AI is overhyped. Others think we are already in the midst of transformation. The reality is that most of us sit in the middle. A recent poll taken during the Higher Logic Super Forum SPARK conference in April says 61% of CS professionals sometimes use AI platforms alongside other systems, while 11% always leverage AI in various instances and workflows.

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Manual Call Reviews? There's a Better Way!

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 If so, this webinar is for you! What was once a common practice in the call center is now a barrier to success. Manual call monitoring is no longer an option if you want to proactively coach your agents to ultimately improve the customer experience using data-driven insights. Join this webinar with Angie Kronlage and April Wiita of Working Solutions to discuss how you can modernize outdated, manual call review processes through the power of autom

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Net Promoter Score for Website Visitors: Is it Worth it?


Have you ever read an online newspaper, blog or magazine only to be asked for your feedback as a reader? Most of us associate customer feedback with, well, customers. However, for many businesses in the publishing industry, whose readers are their customers, asking for feedback directly is a way to optimize their product and learn more about user experience.

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Learning What Frustrates Your Customers from Unexpected Sources/ Making Your Entry-Level Positions More Attractive / How to Woo Job Candidates / Non-competes Banned / Is Starbucks in Serious Trouble?

The DiJulius Group

How to Woo Job Candidates Recently, I interviewed author Scott Greenberg on the Customer Service Revolution podcast episode 147. Scott shared a great example of how to woo potential job candidates during an interview process. One business owner reserves a parking spot right up front that says, “Welcome, Sherri.” Then, when the candidate walks inside, Read Full Article The post Learning What Frustrates Your Customers from Unexpected Sources/ Making Your Entry-Level Positions More Attractive / How

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The Science of How to Build Outstanding Customer Memories

Beyond Philosophy

A Master Class Part 2: Unlocking the Psychology of Customer Experience Learn more about Colin Shaw : Join over 80,000 people on our LinkedIn Newsletter list or visit our website for more great podcast episodes. Listen to the podcast: This issue is the second in an eight-part master class series unlocking the psychology of Customer Experience. In our last episode, you might recall that we covered some common cognitive shortcuts or heuristics that customers use in their decision-making.

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Top 5 Customer Service & CX Articles for Week of May 13, 2024


Each week, I read many customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comments about each article and would like to hear what you think too. 8 Keys to Making Customer Service a More Positive Experience by Martin Zwilling (Inc. Magazine) With the advent of the internet, social media, and instant communication via texting, customer expectations for service, as part of their entire customer experience, have change

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Revealing New Insights: Here’s How Much Positive Emotional Experience Improves Conversions


The Finnish clothing store chain Kekäle wants to differentiate itself from competitors by offering customers the best emotional experience in the industry, and measures it with the Emotional Value Index (EVI®). The case study with Kekäle reveals that when customers have a positive emotional experience, the likelihood of making a purchase is 40 percent higher compared to a negative experience.

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Crafting Craveable Customer Experiences


Did you know that 89% of customers switch to a competitor after a single instance of poor customer service(1)? That’s because no one wants to do business with an organization that treats customers poorly. In today’s dynamic landscape of customer service and contact center experience, where every interaction counts, businesses must strive to not just meet but exceed customer expectations.

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How Birdeye helps retailers integrate physical retail stores online


Combining online and in-store retail efforts in your business plan is an important integration that has the power to amplify reach and sales. Businesses often treat these as two separate priorities and miss the leverage of streamlining them together. Beyond just having an online store, it’s important to integrate it into an overall retail strategy.

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Twenty Ways to Delight Your Customers: Transforming Satisfaction into Loyalty


Today, most markets are saturated, and companies are fighting for the same customers. This is why organisations should no longer aim for customer satisfaction but rather delight. But how can you delight your customers so they remain loyal? With fewer and fewer differences between the products and services offered, many companies have realised that they can – and should – differentiate by improving their customer experience.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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What is Product NPS® (pNPS®)? The Ultimate Guide


Net Promoter ScoreSM is a widely used metric to measure customer satisfaction and loyalty. But what is product NPS® or pNPS®? Like employee NPS® (eNPS®) – product NPS® (pNPS®) focuses solely on products. At the end of this, you will understand – What is pNPS®? Why is it important? How to calculate it? How can product managers benefit from pNPS®?

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Sales Negotiation Skills That Deliver Success

Integrity Solutions

For many in sales, negotiation is one of the most challenging aspects of the job. More often than not, these salespeople approach negotiation as a win-or-lose endurance game, a contentious battle that pits two opposing sides against each other. “Winning” means convincing the customer to accept your point of view—even if the outcome isn’t necessarily in the customer’s best interest.

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Customer Experience Research Firms: How to Get Inside Your Customer’s Head


Can you read your customers’ minds? I didn’t think so — which is why you’re reading about customer experience research firms. Pick the right firm, and you’ll understand your customers and get inside their heads! Over 100 years ago, Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford advised, “If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from his angle.” This observation ignited the auto indu

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Decoding demographics: Best audience insights tools for maximum reach 


Are you tired of guessing your audience’s preferences and the keys to a successful marketing campaign? Imagine having a crystal ball that reveals exactly what makes your audience tick. That’s precisely what audience insight tools do. These tools enable you to uncover trends and audience interests, allowing you to run well-targeted campaigns that propel your business forward.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Unlock the Secrets of Customer Service Excellence: Who’s Winning and What’s Broken?

CSM Magazine

We work in the most valuable industry in business. Not only do we hold the keys to business success through data and all the conversations had with customers, but we work in the most friendly, warm and welcoming sector in the form of the contact centre/customer service industry. Celebrating all this is something I love doing each year at the UK National Contact Centre Awards.

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Sample Pricing for Outsourced Call Center Teams

Magellan Solutions

Did you know that outsourcing can transform your business , with 65% of companies finding it a game-changer? Delegating tasks helps businesses focus on innovation and growth. Deloitte believes using an outsourced call center is vital to delivering exceptional customer experiences. An outsourced call center can be your secret weapon for delivering exceptional customer experiences.

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50+ Market Research Questions For Business Success


In this competitive era, where consumer preferences are constantly evolving, businesses need more than their instinct to go forward. They actually need to understand their target audience – their demands and needs. And market research helps with just that. Market research empowers businesses to stay ahead of the curve, identify emerging opportunities, mitigate risks, and ultimately drive growth and profitability.

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10 Tips for Writing Effective Virtual Assistant Responses


Learn from Glia’s own conversational designers as they share how to craft effective responses for your virtual assistant. The post 10 Tips for Writing Effective Virtual Assistant Responses appeared first on Glia Blog | Digital Customer Service Explained.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.