September, 2021

Digital Transformation in Customer Service – The Building Blocks for Successful Digital Transition (Part 2 of 4)

Comm100

As COVID-19 pushed companies and their customers online, digital transformation has taken over the customer service space like never before. In the first part of our series on Digital Transformation in Customer Service , we looked at why businesses can’t afford to ignore digital transformation.

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Call Volume Forecasting: Predicting the Future from an Unusual Past

BlueOcean

Call volume forecasts are inarguably an essential tool in the successful delivery of customer care excellence. Your program’s forecast is the map that tells you where to go based on where you’ve been. Without it, you’re lost at sea.

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Beyond Remote Support: 5 Ways Your Organization can use Visual Assistance

TechSee

When most service organizations consider implementing Visual Assistance, they mainly focus on how to use the technology to support remote teams in the field or contact center.

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Why You Should Use Dashboards for Community & Market Research Programs

Alida

As a result of data overload, dashboards have long been a commonly used data visualization tool for business intelligence and data teams.

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2021 CX Trends Report

In this e-book, you’ll discover the origins of CX, the evolution into an actionable tool for customer feedback, and where the future of CX is moving towards.

You’re Terminated: Three Reasons Customers Will Stop Doing Business with You

Shep Hyken

One of the favorite chapters I wrote in my recent book, I’ll Be Back: How to Get Customers to Come Back Again and Again , was about why customers would terminate their relationship with you.

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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Customer Service

Help Scout

With access to fewer resources and generally leaner teams, small businesses need to be more creative and tactful in their approach to customer service. That’s not to say they can’t provide a top-notch experience — they absolutely can. They just need to be a little more focused with their efforts.

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What’s Everyone Talking About in Customer Experience Today?

BlueOcean

Customer experience is pretty much the hottest topic in the contact center and customer care space these days.

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10 Tips to Improve Social Media Customer Service

CSM Magazine

In a hyper-connected world, social media can be a key component of your customer experience strategy. Here are ten things you can do to help provide great customer service on social media. Align Your Brand Values.

Customer Experience ROI: A Framework for Measuring CX Success

Alida

Honoring the principle “customers as assets” connects volume and value to customer experience ROI and growth. Customer Experience

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Optimizing Your Customer Journey In 2021

You know it’s important to optimize your customer journey, but you’re not sure which part of that journey to focus on. Customer interactions across multiple touchpoints mean it can be tricky to isolate a specific part that’s going to deliver the best results for you - and your customers. Creating a strong customer experience is now one of the most important priorities businesses focus on. Don’t be left behind. Time to take a customer first approach & start looking at strategies you can implement to optimize your customer journey. Download the guide today!

Would Customers Pay to Do Business with You?

Shep Hyken

Think about this … what if you were to charge a customer just to talk to you about what you would sell them? Or, if you own a retail store, a fee to enter the store. What would you have to do for your customers to be willing to pay for the privilege of buying your products or services?

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Learn What Influences Customer Satisfaction in Order to Increase Retention

Totango

Knowing what influences customer satisfaction can help you improve your clients’ experience and increase retention rates. Here we’ll focus on five of the top factors which shape clients’ experience of your brand.

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4 Reasons Why Phone Answering Service Is A Must For These 5 Industries

Magellan Solutions

These five industries can leverage phone answering service to optimize their core operations. Phone answering service is often overlooked for some businesses. Some may assign an in-house staff to man the phone to answer any incoming calls from customers and stakeholders.

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5 Reasons Why You Should White Label Live Chat

Comm100

Live chat is helping companies in the customer engagement field improve their customer service, but what about white labeling it? Statistics show that approximately 75% of people prefer live chat to other communication channels –making it one of the best communication platforms available.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

10 Awesome Customer Support Tips and Examples

CSM Magazine

Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart famously said – “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary” In today’s competitive business world, it’s not just sunshine and rainbows.

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Are Your Research Activities Hurting the Customer Experience?

Alida

It shouldn’t be a surprise that customer experience (CX) is now a focus for many companies. According to Forrester, a small improvement in CX translates to millions of dollars in additional revenue per year. In many industries, CX is the competitive advantage that differentiates winners from losers.

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Best in Class Versus Best in Industry

Shep Hyken

Here is an interesting idea. Most businesses are competitive. They want to be better than their competition. Sometimes they try to out-service their competition. Sometimes they lower their prices to beat their competition. The point is that they are only looking at the competition.

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How to Scale Customer Support Without Compromising Service

Help Scout

It’s possible to deliver higher volumes of customer service at a consistently high level of quality — here's how. Read the full article

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AI-Enabled Agent Quality Assessments Optimize Contact Center Performance

Quality Assurance is a major challenge for contact centers today. With up to 95% of customer interactions going unreviewed, many organizations are relying on a small sample of data to coach and evaluate their agents. AI-enabled agent quality assessments transcribe and analyze almost all agent-customer interaction recordings, leading to more comprehensive, consistent and unbiased agent evaluations and MUCH better CX. Find out how by downloading the whitepaper today!

Outsource Telesales Reemergence Amidst Online Digital Marketing Noise

Magellan Solutions

Leverage outsource telesales to improve your online digital marketing efforts. To go digital has become the mantra of most businesses. Thus they amp up their marketing and sales efforts online, which is the practice of online digital marketing.

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The Conversational Marketing Playbook: Messaging Channels for Marketing

Conversocial

Digital customer engagement has changed. Modern consumers expect personalized, convenient and speedy interactions from their favourite brands, and they’re more than happy to jump ship to a competitor if their needs are not being met. It’s up to businesses to adapt their strategies or risk losing out.

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Behind the scenes: Customer marketing helps our customers shine within their contact center

NICE inContact

A contact center is no longer a place to just handle calls. Today, there is click-to-chat, email, text, callbacks, and all the digital channels customers use. The importance of customer experience and loyalty has become more important than ever, and technology is improving and changing rapidly.

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CX Trends: Shifts in Consumer Habits & Expectations

Alida

Over the last year, you probably heard the question “So how are you adapting to the new normal ?” quite a few times. It is a reflection on how the global pandemic has, in some cases, fundamentally changed our everyday lives.

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The Art of Community: Higher Logic & Vanilla Forums Super Forum!

Speaker: Keynote Speaker, Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva

In its 12th year? Super Forum is the largest and most comprehensive conference for executives, community managers, marketing, membership, and customer success professionals who want to connect, engage, and create better customer and member experiences. And this year, we’re going even bigger as we add Vanilla’s highly regarded Conversations conference into the mix. Register today!

Amazing Business Radio: Paul Reilly

Shep Hyken

Selling Through Tough Times. Utilizing Customer Experience as a Sales Tool. Shep Hyken interviews Paul Reilly, a professional speaker, sales trainer, and author of Selling Through Tough Times. They discuss how brands can provide value to their customers during uncertain times.

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Digital Transformation in Customer Service: 5 Inspirational Success Stories (Part 3 of 4)

Comm100

Welcome to part three in our series exploring digital transformation in customer service. In this series, we’ve been looking at how digital transformation is helping organizations transition to a digital customer service offering that benefit both them and their customers.

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How to Enforce a Mask Mandate In Your Theater, Museum, Library or Store

Myra Golden Media

We thought we’d be done with COVID by now. Yet, here we are. I was supposed to be boarding a plane tomorrow to deliver the opening keynote for a large event in D.C. It’s now virtual. A workshop I’m facilitating in Tulsa in a few weeks is now online.

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Five Overlooked Moments that may be Wrecking Your Customer Journey

Experience Investigators

This article is sponsored by PayPal. ne·glect /n???lekt/. lekt/. verb: fail to care for properly. noun: the state or fact of being uncared for. from Oxford Languages. Neglect can feel like a harsh word.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.