October, 2020

The Value of Real Customer Service

CSM Magazine

In today’s customer-centric world, companies from all industries are realizing that providing superior service creates value. One such company is Big Berkey Filters. It’s hard to imagine a time when you didn’t have to worry about what was lurking around in your water system.

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4 Ways To Avoid a Disjointed Customer Journey

Interactions

Think back to a bad customer experience that you’ve had. We all have a story (or multiple). Some involve a rude agent who couldn’t locate the correct information. Others are a wild goose chase about trying to get a refund.

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Facemasks, safety signs, and hand sanitizers won’t keep your customers

Bill Quiseng

Facemasks, door signs, floor decals, partitions, and hand sanitizers won’t keep your customers. Such safety protocols in response to the pandemic are expected from your customers.

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The Pivot to 100% Remote Training in the Contact Center

BlueOcean

When the world hit the pause button in the face of COVID-19, putting our client’s customer care programs on hold wasn’t an option. Days before lockdown became mandatory in the regions where we operate, we were in full swing making the move to a 95% work-at-home model for our entire business.

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!

5 Reasons Why your Field Service Performance Metrics should include Customer Effort Score

TechSee

In 2019, before the world had ever heard of COVID-19, a Research Report by Field Service News showed that field service organizations were already transitioning to a more customer-centric model.

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B2B Customer Experience Best Practices

Craig James

B2B 217

Overcoming the CXM plateau: Take customer experience to new heights

Vision Critical

Creating a better customer experience is great for business, so it’s no wonder that so many brands have made customer experience management (CXM) a top priority. After all, what’s good for the customer is always good for the business too.

2020 130

Build Your Customer-First Foundation, Align Your Team, and Unite the C-Suite with Data-Backed Insights

Customer Bliss

As many of us continue to work from home and shift working styles due to the pandemic, I’ve been interviewing practitioners and thought leaders about how we can adapt and continue to show up as our best selves in our roles. To that end, I want to share with you my recent interview with Camille Harrison , the SVP & COO of Guidewell Commercial Market, and Guidewell Innovation. Guidewell is the parent company of Florida Blue.

2020 117

Validating Your Outsourced Customer Care Partnership: Is Your Incumbent “Still the One”?

BlueOcean

We believe that every outsourcer should earn your business by delivering value day in and day out whether your relationship with them is in its first year or its 20 th year. After all, continual improvement and striving to evolve are the hallmarks of long-term success.

2020 156

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!

New survey: What do customers expect from service providers during COVID-19?

TechSee

With the pandemic’s restrictions and need for safety, enterprises face unprecedented operational challenges in their ability to deliver customer service. Many companies have been forced to adapt their support models to meet consumer expectations for service delivery.

2020 119

How to Turn Reactive Customer Experience into Proactive CX

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Listen to this article. Is Your Organization’s Customer Experience Proactive, or Reactive?

2020 143

Top Customer Service Considerations for Retailers in a Post-COVID World

Jerry Campbell

2020 216

Bias Is a Four-Letter Word

Vision Critical

"Members of an insight community are biased. Survey results aren’t really representative. ”. We hear this a lot. This statement often stems from the belief that by maintaining anonymity and surveying a general population sample, researchers will find the unbiased truth.

2020 130

Customer Communities Elevate the Customer Experience

Speaker: Rachel Happe

An online community is an increasingly vital part of many leading companies’ support strategies. Creating a branded place where your customers can ask and answer questions, interact with each other, and search for the information they need is a great way to decrease the burden on your staff and allow them to focus on the customers that really need their help. Join us at 9:00 am EST on Nov 18th for this talk by Rachel Happe, founder of industry-leading strategists, The Community Roundtable. You will learn the effectiveness of the community in empowering your customers and generating value for your business.

Guest Post: How Voice Technology Can Improve Customer Service

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article from Esther Lowde, a Marketing Executive at telbee. She writes about how businesses can utilize modern voice technology to create a better experience overall for their customers. What is the best way to improve relationships with your customers?

The 7 Keys to Word-of-Mouth Marketing

C3Centricity

Ever wonder how to get more people talking about your business? It’s simple. Offer them incredible products and services that solve their problems and fulfil their needs and desires.

How to Reduce Field Service Costs to Meet Optimization Goals

TechSee

Field service organizations have long been implementing measures to reduce their high operational costs.

2020 119

What Is Customer Experience?

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

2020 143

Busy Season? Keep Customers Satisfied with Great Support

A great customer experience drives customer loyalty. Learn how to keep your customers happy this holiday season by helping them through their channel of choice with seasonal support experts.

How Does Knowledge Management Improve Customer Engagement?

Sadie Williamson

2020 180

3 ways to transform banking through automation

Talkdesk

During this pandemic, clients are struggling to reach their banks when they need them the most, driving an almost 75% increase in call center volume. Financial institutions’ contact centers are inundated with heavy call volumes resulting in long hold times and time-to-callback.

Ritualizing the Customer Experience

ShepHyken

2020 114

Kustomer Adds Instagram Messaging Integration to Fuel Social Commerce and Customer Service

Kustomer

Brands on Instagram can now engage with followers, leverage influencer connections, and resolve support issues at scale inside the Kustomer omnichannel CRM platform.

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Need to More Effectively Manage Your Call Center?

TASKE shares how you can rewind your real-time dashboard and watch agent and time activities in the past. Download the infographic here!

How to Choose a Customer Engagement Model

Totango

Dynamic customer engagement is key to building strong relationships with your customers. Customer engagement connects your customers with your company, through both personal and digital communications.

Experience Perception – The Journey Design to Resonate with Customer and Employees… or Not

eglobalis

Experience design Customer Perception Design The Journey to Resonate with Customer and Employees , customer experience , employee experience. The post Experience Perception – The Journey Design to Resonate with Customer and Employees… or Not appeared first on Eglobalis.

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How Understanding Shoppers Can Save Retail

C3Centricity

We need to better understand shoppers. Because retail is in crisis. Investment in brick-and-mortar stores has declined 30% in the US and a staggering 50% in Europe. In the UK 50,000 of the 500,000+, high street stores are empty , that’s a whopping 10%.

3 Tips To Manage the Lost Voice of the Last Customer

Heart of the Customer

As CX practitioners, we work to uncover the Voice of the Customer (VoC) and use it to drive our company to improve. We combine qualitative and quantitative methods to understand what customers need and communicate this to the rest of the company to ensure we remain relevant to customers.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.