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

Blue Ocean

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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True Customer Loyalty Starts with The Basics: Which Of These Are You Missing?

InMoment XI

Every company executive will agree that having loyal customers is a key to business success. But what are executives really doing to encourage customer loyalty?

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How to Supercharge Your Customer Feedback Strategies with Messaging

When customers communicate with companies, they choose the channel for quickest response, even if it’s not their preferred channel. Read about this disconnect, the preference for human-assisted channels, and how messaging improves customer experience.

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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How to Celebrate Customer Service Week (3 Steps)

Myra Golden Media

Download agenda, themes, certificates and more here! Are you still trying to figure out how to celebrate Customer Service Week? After the year and a half your team has pulled your company through, don’t let National Customer Service Week pass without an epic celebration of your front line!

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Evolving Customer Service: Easy Steps to Help Your Customers Through Digital Transformation

Comm100

Technology continues to evolve across all business sectors. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, and analytics are part of the technology stack that every company has actively started using to enhance productivity and efficiency.

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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.

How to Humanize Customer Experience & Drive Meaningful Customer Relationships

InMoment XI

There’s a problem with how many businesses view customer experience (CX) data: human beings cannot (and should not) be distilled down to numbers.

Should Loyalty Metrics Be Reassessed Post-Pandemic?

Two years later, CX pros wonder how the pandemic has changed customer expectations, and how their CX measurements should accommodate these changes. To find the answers we analyzed VOC data from a variety of industries. Download this eBook and learn what we discovered!

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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5 Top Customer Service Articles of the Week 9-13-2021

Shep Hyken

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 comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too.

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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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 Make Every Survey a Top Customer Experience!

We’ve all had surveys that we’d rather forget, but surveys are a critical element of your overall customer experience. Download this eBook and get the four key elements of a brand-building survey program. Use these tenets to help your surveys deepen your customer’s relationship with your brand.

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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Three Tips for Sending the Perfect Email Survey Invitation

InMoment XI

What do you want a customer experience (CX) survey invitation to do? Besides literally inviting someone, you want your invitation to tell the recipient that they’re valued and will also receive something of value if they accept it. Obviously, not every invitation accomplishes that.

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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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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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Should Loyalty Metrics be Reassessed Post-Pandemic? And What About NPS?

How has the pandemic changed customer expectations and CX strategies? From several verticals and a wealth of VOC data, we share key insights and examine if NPS has the same predictive power. See how you should adjust your metrics!

What Is CSAT and How Can It Help You Improve Satisfaction?

Totango

What is CSAT , what is it good for and how do you track it and use it? In this post, we’ll focus on this important customer satisfaction metric. We’ll define what it is and how it contrasts with another popular key performance indicator, NPS.

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Digital Transformation in Customer Service – Navigating Security Threats (Part 4)

Comm100

We’ve now reached the fourth and final part of our series exploring Digital Transformation in Customer Service.

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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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3 Ways CX-Driven Brand Reputation Helps Your Business

InMoment XI

Every business can agree that a sterling brand reputation does wonders for both the customer base and the bottom line—but how can companies build a better rep by leveraging customer experience (CX) tools?

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How to Design Your VOC Program for CX Success

What kind of reaction do you notice when “voice of the customer” is mentioned at your company? Chances are it conjures up some mix of frustration, anxiety, disappointment, confusion, or avoidance. That’s because today, most companies fail to get a real payoff from their voice of the customer (VOC) investment. Your VOC program needs to be carefully designed; this eBook will guide you with the 4 dimensions for true success. Download the eBook today!

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.

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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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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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 Strategic Guide to Community Gamification

Does creating engaged customers and impacting CS objectives sound interesting? Learn more about how gamification can help your customer success team in our free eBook.