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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B2B Customer Experience Best Practices

Craig James

B2B 282

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Overcoming the CXM plateau: Take customer experience to new heights

Alida

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

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

Jerry Campbell

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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!

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

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

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

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.

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!

Bias Is a Four-Letter Word

Alida

"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

How Does Knowledge Management Improve Customer Engagement?

Sadie Williamson

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.

What Is Customer Experience?

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

2020 143

Measuring Up: Choosing the Right Score for Your Community

Speaker: Nichole Devolites, Director of Customer Experience at SecureAuth

On Tuesday, April 20th at 12 PM EDT as Nichole Devolites will share an exclusive webinar on the top three scoring systems (NPS, CSAT, and CES) and what they are used for. Register today for the webinar!

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

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?

5 Rules for Driving Down Costs in a Customer-Focused Way

Beyond Philosophy

You might have noticed that the global pandemic isn’t doing much for your bottom line. You might also be wondering how you can reduce costs to save your assets—even when the economy is robust and healthy.

2020 119

7 Customer Onboarding Best Practices

Totango

Onboarding is defined as the actions your company takes after a customer signs up to use your product. These actions are crucial to customer success, as they will set the tone for your client-brand relationship moving forward.

2020 78

Customer Engagement Is a Two-Way Street

Two-way engagement means creating opportunities for conversation. Go beyond the obvious step of responding to complaints and comments; your customers want and deserve more than that. Implement these four tips to boost your two-way engagement.

Banking: 5 keys to supercharging your digital strategy

Talkdesk

Almost 17,500 US bank branches closed from the beginning of 2014 to the middle of June 2020. Branch closure is a reality that has intensified with COVID-19, social distancing protocols and the recent urban exodus.

Aligning Customer Communication Styles With Your Own

Integrity Solutions

The Behavioral Styles ® model is an easy-to-use tool for assessing the behavioral characteristics that fall within four distinct customer communication styles: Talker, Doer, Controller and Supporter. Does communication style matter when it comes to sales? More than you might expect.

What’s in a Name? Your Ability to Please Your Customers

Heart of the Customer

I’ve always been a big reader, but the pandemic has given me even more time to indulge my passion. I recently devoured Conscious Capitalism, by John Mackey and Rajendra Sisodia.

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Ritualizing the Customer Experience

ShepHyken

2020 115

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.