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The Happiest Employees of 2021 — And Their Connections to Customers

Kerry Bodine

As I looked at Comparably’s recent ranking of the 100 companies with the happiest employees in 2021, something struck me: In one way or another, many of top-scoring companies have a strong focus on customer experience.

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Be the Customer

Bill Quiseng

As a customer service professional, you have been told by your supervisor to interact with all customers as if they are the customer persona. Of course, it is easier to have one of your customer personas. A persona is the general image of customer personalities.

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Where Is Customer Success Headed in 2022?

ChurnZero

Where is Customer Success Headed in 2022? How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. Two ways,” said Mike. Gradually, then suddenly.”. You may be familiar with this passage from Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, which in just three words sums up an intense effect we all feel at times.

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Five Steps to a Successful, Anonymous Employee Experience Program

InMoment XI

People are power when it comes to business. And taking the time to understand employee thoughts, feelings, and feedback can be a game changer. After all, your employees are the ones keeping the wheel running.

The Ultimate Guide to CX Surveys

Customer feedback is essential if you want your business to thrive – it will give you the direction to improve. Discover best practices, how to formulate a great survey, and the best customer experience survey questions to ask, all with examples!

5 Tips for Better Customer Success: Respond to Upset Customer Downgrades Effectively

Totango

For effective customer success , respond to upset customer downgrades proactively. Just because a client downgrades, they don’t have to churn.

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10 Questions for B2B2C CX Leaders

Heart of the Customer

This is the third in a three-part series that explores critical questions CX leaders should be asking – and able to answer. There is some overlap between issues and questions for B2C and B2B (covered previously) and B2B2C (covered here), but I’ve chosen to address each audience individually.

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Thinking About Employee & Customer Journey Mapping? 3 Reasons to Dive In

InMoment XI

There are a lot of elements to building a successful customer experience (CX) or employee experience (EX) program, but one of the most fundamental is employee and customer journey mapping.

Are Customer Service Teams Ready for Winter?

CSM Magazine

Winter always brings challenges to certain sectors. In healthcare, there’s an increase in seasonal colds and flus putting pressure on existing services; in retail, there’s meeting the demand of the Christmas season. This winter promises to be like no other.

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5 Tips for Better Customer Success: Respond to Upset Customer Downgrades Effectively

Totango

For effective customer success , respond to upset customer downgrades proactively. Just because a client downgrades, they don’t have to churn.

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Developing Agent Empathy Through Emotional Intelligence

Speaker: Dave Seaton CCXP, Founder & Principal at Seaton CX

Practicing empathy is a foundation of good customer service and improves customer satisfaction. How do contact center leaders assess, manage, and coach agents to show empathy? Take away exercises and job aids to improve empathy skills starting today.

Rybbon SurveySparrow Integration For Customer Reward Programs

SurveySparrow

Who wouldn’t love rewards? As the world of businesses has wholly transformed into digital, it’s never been so critical to startle the most valuable ones with rewards and recognition at every stage of their experience journey.

Benefits of Customer Experience

Zonka Feedback

Customer Experience is a determining factor to the sustained growth of any business. A remarkable customer experience encourages brand advocacy, promotes customer loyalty, retains customers, improves customer acquisition rate, and reduces churn. Customer Experience

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Three Ways to Maintain a 5-Star Contact Centre

CSM Magazine

In January 2018, I joined Insite Energy to help lead a strategic customer service transformation. In this article, I will share some of the important lessons I have learned that will help maintain long-term excellence.

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How two-way texting can help boost customer retention

BirdEye

Attracting new customers is the obvious surface-level goal for any business. But, the reality is true growth is sustained by a focus on customer retention. Increasing customer retention by a mere 5% boosts profits by a whopping 25% to 95% ! So how do you go about increasing retention?

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Driving Business Value with Contact Center and UC Integration

With the growth of hybrid work models and work from home, one thing is more important than ever: integration. But, how are companies leveraging it - both technically and operationally? In this whitepaper, you’ll get in-depth insight into how companies are utilizing integrated platforms in their day-to-day operations, and which success metrics they are measuring. Download your copy now to discover how companies are future-proofing their contact centers as they adapt to remote and hybrid workforces.

How to run successful customer experience team meetings

MyCustomer

Engagement How to run successful CX team meetings

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Voice of the Customer Survey - Methodology; Questions and Examples

Hello Customer

Many CEOs find that the reality of their company’s Voice of the Customer program fails to deliver on their vision of CX success. In fact, 80% of them say it serves as a basic system of customer data collection and analysis, rather than an actual agent of change.

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CX University’s (CXU) Program is Congruent with CXPA’s new Definition of Domains of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

CX University

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 12, 2021 – The Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA) updated their professional certification exam (CCXP) on October 5, 2021 and CX University’s (CXU) online courses are congruent with the new exam content domains.

Online Reputation Management (ORM): The complete guide for business owners

BirdEye

Your business’s reputation is a valuable asset. Online reputation management can help you leverage it to its fullest potential. In this guide, we’ll go over how you can use online reputation management to rank higher on search, get chosen by more customers, and be the best business in your area.

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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.

Understand What Is Driving Customer Adoption

Totango

Knowing what is driving customer adoption provides the information you can use to boost retention. Let’s look at three of the biggest keys. Continuous Onboarding. One key to higher adoption is extending the onboarding process beyond the initial account set-up phase.

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The Elusive 8th Simple Way to Raise Customer Service Quality

Customer Enthusiast

Back in 2013 I published my first book, Delight Your Customers. The subtitle of that book is 7 Simple Ways to Raise Your Customer Service from Ordinary to Extraordinary.

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Announcing the Winners of ChurnZero’s 2021 ChurnHero Awards

ChurnZero

Announcing the Winners of ChurnZero’s 2021 ChurnHero Awards. Your Customer Success program is a telling datapoint when comparing great companies apart from their peers.

2021 78

Stumped for New Ideas? This is What is Stopping You

Beyond Philosophy

I like books that show you another perspective you weren’t expecting. Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind is an example. Sapiens covers the critical points in history for homo sapiens.

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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!

Cyara Announces Launch of New Automated CX Assurance Solution, LiveVQ!

Cyara

“Hey Honey… Do you think you could wait until the end of my workday to finish that episode of The Real Housewives of Toledo? I’ve got sales to close, and for the life of me I can’t hear my customers ‘cause you’re using up the bandwidth!”.

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5 Top Customer Service Articles of the Week 10-11-2021

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. 4 Ways to Level Up Your Customer Service in 2021 by Reuben Yonatan.

Oct 12 – Customer Success Jobs

SmartKarrot

Role: Vice President of Customer Success Location: Remote, United States Organization: Seamless.AI

The Intuitive Customer Trailer

Beyond Philosophy

Great business insights with a touch of humor, all put over in a clear, easy-to-understand way. Each week we discuss how you can gain and retain more customers and solve business problems.

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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!