November, 2021

You Ask, We Tell: How Do I Increase Survey Response Rates? Should I Shorten My Survey?

InMoment XI

I’ve been looking back over my 20+ years of various research consulting roles and during that time, I’ve continuously fielded questions from clients and others within the industry.

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Q&A WITH J.CREW: Using Voice Of Customer To Improve Experiences

Alida

We sat down for a virtual fireside chat with Jenny Yi, Sr. Community Insights Manager at J.Crew Group, Inc. to learn their secret to long-standing success in the retail space.

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Experiences We Are Grateful For

CX Accelerator

As I like to say, "life is made up of experiences." And we get to design them! What awesome and important work this is. We asked our CX Accelerator leaders to let us know an experience they were thankful for this year. One thing is clear from the responses.we love building strong relationships!

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Great Service is Great Theater. An Encore.

Bill Quiseng

A while back, I wrote an article entitled “Great Service is Great Theater”. Today I want to offer another article about the very same subject, an encore performance so to say.

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Discovering Successful Scripting for Your Contact Center

Speaker: Colin Taylor, CEO & Chief Chaos Officer at The Taylor Reach Group, Inc

Scripts have been around as long as contact centers. Scripts attempt to set out an ‘ideal’ path to success on the call, whether that's a sale, a resolved inquiry, or a closed case. While some scripting attempts have failed, AI and Agent Assist technologies can help.

Guest Post: Are Customer Surveys the Best Way to Receive Feedback About Your Brand?

Shep Hyken

Jacob Borgeson is the Product Marketing Director at Khoros where he helps brands understand how communities can help their businesses. He shares the challenges and limitations of using surveys to gather feedback about customer experience.

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Reducing Customer Churn: Do You Need Prediction, Interpretation, or Both?

InMoment XI

Customer behaviour prediction—including customer churn prediction—is at the top of our clients’ agenda—and for good reason. Who doesn’t want to be able to predict the future for their customers, employees, and business? What Is Predictive Modelling?

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Data Without Context Is Just Noise: Uncover the Why Behind The What

Alida

Businesses today have become extremely proficient at collecting and gathering data. Afterall, it informs just about every business decision—from identifying gaps in the early stages of the buyer journey to uncovering the biggest pain points for high churn-risk customers.

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Experiences We Are Grateful For

CX Accelerator

As I like to say, "life is made up of experiences." And we get to design them! What awesome and important work this is. We asked our CX Accelerator leaders to let us know an experience they were thankful for this year. One thing is clear from the responses.we love building strong relationships!

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“Satisfaction Guaranteed” Does Not Lead to Customers Guaranteed

Bill Quiseng

When you are working in customer service, you have been happy that your customers leave satisfied. You have sold them a product or service that meets their wants or needs. Or you solved their problem for them. You were happy because, in the end, they were satisfied.

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2022 Contact Center Buyers' Guide

As contact center needs and pain points have evolved, so have contact center buying processes. This guide focuses on the key areas that contact center leaders should address to help achieve their operational and financial goals, including what questions to ask to drive optimal performance.

Choose to Chat: How to Improve Healthcare Through Conversations with Patients

Customer Bliss

Who among us hasn’t wondered at some point if that slew of tests ordered for ourselves or our loved ones was necessary? Or worried about the effect of repeated scans or the cost? Or if we really need that medication?

When Your Customer Experience Hits a “Bump in the Road”

Shep Hyken

One of our faithful subscribers sent in a question. While he’s in the hospitality industry, this could apply to any type of business. There have most likely been times that many of us have fallen short in taking care of our customers. It could be an isolated incident, which is easy to fix.

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Luxury Retail: Three Elements to Closing the Physical and Digital Experience Gap

InMoment XI

Black Friday is right around the corner and you know what that means. Shopping, shopping, and more shopping! But not just any kind of shopping.

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How to Do Really Great Video Research

Alida

Nowadays, more and more people are capturing and sharing their everyday lives through a combination of pictures, short videos, and even full-length vlogs (video blogs). Not to mention the increased usage of Zoom during the pandemic.

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Winning Solutions to Keep Contact Center Agents Engaged

Speaker: Adam Saad - Founder & CEO, Tech Stack Advising

In order to keep agents both satisfied and engaged, we must develop a plan that both mitigates these concerns with current agents and halts any potential issues that may arise with new hires. These plans must also take into account the different environments and locations your agents may be working in.

The New Hybrid Field Service Model: Does Visual Assistance Have A Part To Play?

TechSee

The pandemic has transformed how field service is delivered, with the industry focused on servicing customers in the most efficient way possible.

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3 Key Strategies for Engaging Your Customers

Blueshift

These days, marketers are overwhelmed, and for good reason. With customer expectations evolving and the market constantly shifting — such as the death of third-party cookies and the release of Apple’s iOS 15 updates — it’s becoming more and more necessary for marketers to adapt their strategies.

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Best New Customer Experience and Design Books – 2021 List

eglobalis

Best New Customer Experience and Design Books – 2021 List best employee experience and design books. The post Best New Customer Experience and Design Books – 2021 List appeared first on Eglobalis.

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A Fast Answer or the Right Answer

Shep Hyken

Recently I was talking to a customer support rep. She was amazing. She was personable, genuinely cared, and I felt that she understood my problem. That said, we were struggling to get the problem resolved. She said, “I know you want to get this resolved right away.

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How to Inspire and Empower Contact Center Agents Through Collaborative Coaching

Speaker: Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

Collaborative coaching truly guides agents to connect authentically to customers better each time. Join Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™ & Author of Leading Morale to understand how call center agents get the most out of collaborative coaching.

Three Steps to Align Your CX Program Goals with Business Initiatives

InMoment XI

Has your customer experience (CX) program matured or just begun? Or is it somewhere in the middle? No matter where you’re at, CX program goals need consistent tweaking to be aligned to greater business initiatives.

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How to Scale Your Customer Insights like Twitter and PokerStars

Alida

Now that you’ve been gathering valuable customer insights with your insight community and your CX strategy is yielding impactful results, you might be wondering how to take this program to the next level.

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The New Normal: Today’s Brand Must Elevate Customer Experience to Compete

Totango

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced brands to elevate customer experience to stay competitive. As more consumers turned to e-commerce, more companies had to step up their digital game, in turn forcing SaaS providers to deliver so brands could satisfy their buyers.

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How to Measure Customer Satisfaction

ProProfs Chat

Have you ever heard, “Customer Satisfaction isn’t necessary for a business success?”. Probably not! Because without satisfying the customer’s needs, you cannot offer them a delightful experience, which inevitably results in customer churn and poor revenue generation.

Sustaining Employee Engagement in the Contact Center

Speaker: Paul Ellis, Contact Center SME & Business Consultant for One You Love Homecare LLC

Join Paul Ellis, Contact Center SME & Business Consultant for One You Love Homecare LLC, for best practices and leadership strategies to fortify an economy of compassion and genuine empathy in the contact center.

How to Identify Which Call Center Incentives Are Right for Your Agents

Stella Connect

When it comes to setting priorities for the call center, it’s important to keep rewarding and recognizing your customer service agents top of mind. After all, call center incentives aren’t just a “nice to have.” ” .

Customer Success Capacity Planning and Budget Guide

ChurnZero

Customer Success Capacity Planning and Budget Guide. As a Customer Success leader, do you get anxious at the thought of asking your CFO or CEO for additional headcount? Have you ever been in a position where you’ve had to beg to hire more resources?

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What Is the First Step in a Customer Experience Transformation Roadmap?

InMoment XI

Whether your program is just getting started or has stagnated over the years, this post is for you!

The True Remote IT Support Cost & How to Optimize this Necessary Expense

TechSee

The pandemic has ushered in a new age of the remote workforce. Far from being a temporary phase, Stanford University research estimates that at least 42% of the employee population in the US now works from home full-time.

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How to Leverage AI to Drive A Better Human Experience for Your Customers

Speaker: Adam Cutler, Co-Founder of IBM Design, IBM Distinguished Designer, AI Design

AI is about helping us be the best version of ourselves. When will AI comprise the whole CX sector & people won’t connect with real customer concerns? Join Adam Cutler, Co-Founder of IBM Design, to learn why it’s quite the opposite.