December, 2021

Elves Rule: Employees ‘Make’ The Customer Experience, and Should Be Recognized for It

InMoment XI

This article was originally published on CustomerThink. Santa Claus (with the help of Mrs. Claus) gets much of the credit for spreading Yule joy; but, isn’t it really the elves who are most responsible? Several years ago, business consultant Matthew T.

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5 Ways to Deliver Extraordinary Experiences for Every Audience

Alida

The best decisions are made with customers, not for them. But this isn’t always easy. During Alida Activate—Fall ‘21 , however, we got to hear from two pioneers in this area who showed us that type of transformation is entirely possible. Customer Experience

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Karen Hertzberg: Improving Customer Retention Through Great Customer Service

Bill Quiseng

Customer loyalty is not by offering discounts, upgrades, or subscriptions to repeat customers. Real customer loyalty is built on service so great that customers return again and again, raving to others along the way.

Always Available, Always Informed Service: How Chewy.com Proves They Care About Your Pet As Much As You Do

Customer Bliss

If you have a pet, it’s likely that you have become a “Pet Parent.” Your pet is a member of your family, and you seek out the best of everything for them. Most important, you want smart, knowledgeable people guiding you to the right food and equipment.

How eCommerce Fits Into Retail's Post-Pandemic Future

Retail’s post-pandemic future: Are you prepared? Download this article by Harvard Business Review (brought to you by GetFeedback) to find out why the future success of retailers will ultimately depend on creating a cohesive customer experience, both online and in stores.

Guest Post: 4 Ways to Transform Customer Experience While Growing Rapidly

Shep Hyken

This week we feature an article by Dan Martin, Chief Executive Officer of Xpress Global Systems , an organization focused on innovation, efficiency, and scalability of shipping and distribution of flooring products.

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Digital Customer Experience: The Value of “Slamming” Your Assumptions

InMoment XI

In the world of experience (especially when we’re talking about digital customer experience), we’re constantly making predictions or hypotheses about what the customer is expecting from their experience.

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Forrester and Alida Come Together to Improve CX With This Recipe

Alida

At Alida Activate 2021, industry leaders around the world gathered to share the latest and greatest in customer experience (CX) best practices, thought leadership, and more.

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Wow Your New Employees

Bill Quiseng

It is really disappointing to new employees that the first day of orientation is spent on defining the rules and restrictions, usually required by the legal department, that, if not followed, will result in termination. At the end of the day, someone is asking, “How was your first day at work?”

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5 Insights on the Future of Customer Service (Free Report)

Stella Connect

Customer Preferences: How Community Can Deliver a Simplified Experience

Your customers want a simplified customer experience. Make sure you give it to them with community. Download the whitepaper to learn more!

How Much Do You Trust Your Customers?

Shep Hyken

One of our loyal subscribers, Darrell Grant, The CXO at Hightower Wealth Advisors, shared a great story that provides an excellent learning opportunity. . Darrell stopped by a local bakery to pick up some treats for a client.

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Seven CX Tips to Help Weather the 2021 Holiday Season ‘Everything Shortage’

CSM Magazine

Holiday season performance is ‘make it or break it’ for the entire year for most retailers, and Holiday 2021 is certainly no exception. Mike Myer, CEO and co-founder of Quiq looks at the challenges ahead.

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InMoment’s Modern Market Research and Data Analytics Approach Ranks in Top 50

InMoment XI

In the latest 2021 Insights Association Top 50 Market Research and Data Analytics report, InMoment ranks in the top 20 established industry reports and market research or market experience (MX) brands, alongside other powerhouse brands such as JD Power, Gartner Research, and Forrester Research Services.

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EMEA Delta Award Winners 2021

Alida

Every year Alida holds the Delta Awards, a ceremony in which we highlight and praise the year's achievements in customer experience and insights by our esteemed customers.

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The CX Leader Handbook

Whether you’re just starting your CX career or looking to change roles, our CX Leader Handbook is for you. Grab your free copy to learn how to find the right job, thrive as a leader, and strategically plan for the future.

The New Retail Customer Experience: How Humans + Machines Optimize the Conversation and Outcomes

Uniphore

Today’s retail customers have higher expectations than ever—particularly when it comes to digital customer experience. Shaped by the global pandemic, which forced billions to adopt new shopping behaviors, customers are notably less patient, more demanding and more proficient online.

Customer Support Trends Every Business Needs to Know

Stella Connect

Long wait times. Impersonal interactions. Having to repeatedly call, email, chat, text, and even reach out via social media for help. It’s time for these types of frustrating customer experiences to become a thing of the past. Brands that don’t risk significant customer churn.

Here’s a New Word: Skimpflation

Shep Hyken

The other day my friend asked me, “Is mediocrity the new customer experience?” He mentioned how he’s had to wait longer when he called customer support and that there weren’t enough cashiers at the grocery store. . I said, “You are a victim of skimpflation.” .

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3 Reasons Why Your B2B Business Needs Live Chat In 2022

TeamSupport

In today’s world, a proactive and communicative customer experience is a necessity. Companies can no longer afford to be aloof in the digital space.

2022 78

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.

Three CX Strategy Webinars to Ramp Up Your Program

InMoment XI

After a year of quarantine, brands had a lot of gaps to fill in their customer experience (CX) programs. Most businesses around the world seemed to be asking, “what’s changed or stayed the same for our customers?”

3 Customer Experience Ideas for 2022

Experience Investigators

It’s time to wrap up another year. 2021 was another strange, unpredictable, not-quite-back-to-normal trip. When it came to customer experience, leaders dealt with all sorts of changes and challenges. The introduction of vaccines led to some employees coming back to the office.

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6 Essential Messages for Customer Success Manager Automation

Totango

Building out customer success manager automation depends on the effective use of email and in-app messaging. Planning strategic emails at key milestones in your customer journey can help you deliver a smoother customer experience, yielding higher satisfaction and better retention rates.

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Top 4 Customer Experience Trends for Financial Services to Expect in 2022

Comm100

In 2021, evolving customer experience trends shook up the financial services industry. Customers demanded digital services to meet their needs, and as organizations rose to the demand, these high customer expectations led to innovative new services.

2022 82

Should Customer Marketing Align with Customer Success?

With outcomes and metrics that align directly, find out why customer success should be the foundation of a customer marketing strategy. Download the free ebook now!

Don’t Cut What Is Obvious to the Customer??

Shep Hyken

Last week I covered the concept of skimpflation. In case you missed it, the short definition is that skimpflation is the result of a labor shortage, some say due to The Great Resignation , and higher business costs that come from inflation and supply and demand issues.

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Overcoming the Great Resignation with Lessons Learned from CX Best Practices

CSM Magazine

The Great Resignation is a topic receiving plenty of attention in 2021 and for good reason. According to one Gallup poll , nearly 50 percent of America’s working population was actively job searching or monitoring job opportunities this past summer.

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The Employee & Customer Experience Improvement Framework You Need in 2022

InMoment XI

Every holiday season, we at team InMoment like to look back and reflect on what we’ve learned about employee and customer Experience Improvement, and then put those top learnings into a “cheat sheet” of sorts for our readers.

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Guest Post: The #1 Way to Drive Customer Service ROI in 2022

Stella Connect

Colin Shaw is an official LinkedIn Influencer where he has recognized as one of the ‘World’s Top 150 Business Influencers.’ Colin’s company, Beyond Philosophy LLC, has been selected by the Financial Times as one of the best management consultancies for the last two years.

The Ultimate Guide to Customer Service in 2022

The top three 2022 priorities for Customer Service teams to thrive in this new era of customer experience.