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Cleaning a Toilet vs. Calling Customer Support: 3 Factors Impacting the Customer Experience

InMoment XI

Shep Hyken, a well-known customer service consultant, recently shared that 42% of people would rather clean a toilet than call customer support. This statistic actually didn’t surprise me given how often support experiences leave much to be desired. . This got me thinking: Why is that the case when none of us would claim to enjoy cleaning a toilet!?

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Why is everyone talking about CLV again?

Alida

Focusing on Customer Lifetime Value can boost your long-term revenue and help you navigate a tricky economic environment, but as with every metric, context is key.

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Deep CX: My Discussion with Lucas Fuentes, Vice President of Training & Development at ONQ

BlueOcean

I’m so excited for you to listen to our latest episode of Deep CX: A Blue Ocean Podcast. I got to sit down with Lucas Fuentes, Vice President of Training & Development at ONQ, a global leader in outsourced revenue cycle management. With employees in Panama, Kenya, and India, ONQ handles complex business processes for healthcare billing and a lot more, which means the work Lucas and his team do to prepare employees for the frontlines is mission critical.

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Don’t Forget What Got You to the Dance?

ShepHyken

A restaurant took its most popular item off the menu. It had been on there a long time, and the owner decided it was time to make a change, even though it was his guests’ favorite dish. . A company changed its invoicing terms. It wanted to tighten its terms to get paid sooner, with larger penalties for late payment. . A retail store changed its return policy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Experience Improvement 101: What You Need to Know About InMoment’s Mission & What People Are Saying About It

InMoment XI

Just discovered InMoment? Curious to know a little more about us and our differentiated Experience Improvement (XI)? Well allow us to introduce ourselves! Own the Moments That Matter. At InMoment, we have this saying: “Own the Moments That Matter.” This is fundamental to our mission, because those moments—packed full of emotions , judgements, learnings, and more—shape the world we live in.

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Why Was Emotional Value Index (EVI®) Developed

Feedbackly

Emotional Value Index (EVI®) , in a word, is brilliant. Not to brag, but the many client testimonials and data prove it to be one of the most effective and versatile CX metrics available today. In this article, we explain why it was developed and how it resolves the drawbacks of other CX metrics. The shift from products to experiences. The ever-evolving customer expectations shape how brands create and present their buying journey.

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The why, when, and how of customer (re-)segmentation with ChurnZero CCO Alli Tiscornia

ChurnZero

Does your Customer Success team have the right structure, workload, and engagement model to hit its goals? If (nearly) missed targets are becoming the norm, it might be time for you to dust off and revamp your customer segmentation strategy. Re-segmenting your customer base is a natural evolution of your company, product, and team’s growth. All CS leaders eventually undertake this exercise to scale engagement and improve the customer experience.

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How to get verified on Instagram with the blue check mark

BirdEye

Instagram can be a powerful marketing tool for businesses. With over 200 million business accounts, the platform has also become incredibly competitive. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to outshine their competitors , and getting verified on Instagram can definitely help. However, getting verified on Instagram can take time and effort. When you look at the variety of accounts with a coveted blue check mark, you might wonder how they did it.

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What Did We Learn to Improve CX? – The Daniel Group 2022 Client Conference

Daniel Group

What Did We Learn to Improve CX? – The Daniel Group 2022 Client Conference. Our annual conference theme, Dollars & Sense, suggests the two primary foci of our conference: 1.) how does better CX improve business outcomes and 2.) how to use CX metrics most effectively. First, we want to share some of what we learned to improve CX. Then, over the coming months, we will present more in-depth discussions of the significant conference components to help you improve your CX program.

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The 2023 Verint Experience Index: Retail

Reports of the death of in-store shopping have been greatly exaggerated. This year’s retail survey found that more than 60 percent of consumers start and end their journey by visiting a store. Retail customers value price above everything, but the importance of other factors varies for different brands. In-store shopping is valued highly by grocery and home improvement customers Technology retail customers place less importance on in-store experiences – for them it only ranks sixth Digital exper

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How a Better Brand Tracking Program Can Forge Deeper Connections with Customers

Strativity

This article was written by Bianca Reed, VP of Global Tracking. While visiting our oldest at college, we went to a DC restaurant with several TVs playing national news. The news anchors debated the pending recession, mid-term elections, and the real estate market. On the TV closest to our table, the news anchor announced that it felt like 2008 all over again and that corporations didn’t know how to react.

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Improve Agent & Customer Experiences with AI-Powered Routing

Upstream Works

The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, and the contact center is no exception. There have been several implications in this space that compound each other, with the net result being a more challenging environment for all forms of customer service. In the early stages of the pandemic, business conditions became very fluid. In a 2020 survey by Gartner , 41% of respondents noted that contact volumes had increased.

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LinkedIn Marketing Hacks to Grow Your Business

BirdEye

LinkedIn is a professional platform that helps you establish and reinforce business relationships. With over 875 million members across the world, LinkedIn marketing can be an invaluable addition to your digital marketing strategy. Though the platform can be a goldmine for customer acquisition, most businesses struggle with reaching and converting the right decision-makers.

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8 Must-Have Chatbot Features to Improve Customer Experience

Inbenta

More than ever before, customers expect a near-immediate response to their questions and queries. In response to this, many businesses, healthcare providers, and more have turned to chatbots to provide a quick and efficient response. So much so that many customers will now expect to encounter a chatbot, with a staggering 80% of people have interacted with one at some point.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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Top 5 Higher Education Customer Service Trends for 2023

Comm100

Colleges and universities often find themselves pulled between tradition and innovation. Since the COVID-19 pandemic first forced an experiment in remote learning, student support has also been caught been traditional phone offerings and new digital channels. Now, as we look to the future of customer service in higher education, we see that institutions are expanding on the progress of remote learning tools with new channels for student services.

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Improve Agent & Customer Experiences with AI-Powered Contact Routing

Upstream Works

The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, and the contact center is no exception. There have been several implications in this space that compound each other, with the net result being a more challenging environment for all forms of customer service. In the early stages of the pandemic, business conditions became very fluid. In a 2020 survey by Gartner , 41% of respondents noted that contact volumes had increased.

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How to get verified on Facebook in 7 simple steps

BirdEye

Having a Facebook Business Page is a great way to market your business on the platform, but just creating a Facebook Page isn’t enough. You need to get your page verified to show your audience that it represents your authentic presence on the platform. The verified badge on your Facebook Page also helps it show up higher in search results, making it easier for potential customers to find your business.

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Capacity Planning Needs An Overhaul: 5 Tips For A Turnaround

Playvox

Long-term capacity planning needs a serious overhaul, and the best strategy for a turnaround is a radical one. If your full-time employee count (FTE) is consistently under or over your annual capacity plan, you need Radically Operationalized Capacity Planning. While this approach may require entirely new thinking for some contact centers, its potential benefits are significant— and worth the shift.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Guest Post: Establishing the Business Case for Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week, we feature an article by Steve Miller, Head of Customer Success at Cirrus , a contact center solution that helps companies engage with their customers. He shares the benefits of excellent customer experience for your customers and employees. It may seem like we are lurching from one crisis to another at the moment – and at the heart of it all is financial uncertainty.

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Hyper Personalization in Retail – I Want it that Way

SAP Customer Experience

I still love that Backstreet Boys song. Know every lyric. In fact, my 12-year-old daughter can also recite it to me word for word. The truth is, that phrase resonates more today than it ever did. But the concept is nothing new. Nowadays, everything has become more and more about.

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Don’t panic! Here are the many advantages to a recession

Beyond Philosophy

Recession is a natural step in the economic cycle, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the bad news. When economic downturn occurs, we all feel it. Corporations tend to cut back in a downturn, neglecting things like customer experience. To differentiate yourself from everyone else, you should double down on these services while others cut back.

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November COPC Standard Committee Meeting

COPC

The COPC Customer Experience (CX) Standard is a performance management system for CX operations, including contact centers, unassisted transactions, face-to-face environments, and field service dispatch. Major brands throughout the world rely on the COPC CX Standard to manage and improve their CX management programs. The latest version of the COPC CX Standard is Release 7.0.

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11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption

Unlock the full potential of your educational initiatives with the 11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption eBook. You’ll uncover: Why measure content consumption rather than (or in addition to) completion rates and member satisfaction? What are some proven tactics to create quality learner content and raise your content consumption rates? Discover the secrets from leading experts in the field, distilled into practical tips that promise to elevate the quality of your educational offerings,

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Higher education must improve agent experience to ever deliver excellent student experience

Comm100

Investment into higher education customer experience (CX) is growing – and growing rapidly. The question is, are these resources being optimally allocated? For many universities and colleges, the answer is unfortunately no. Although plenty of organizations are seeing a return on their investment and profit from CX, some continue to struggle to bring in the wide range of rewards from this game plan.

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Three lessons I’ve learned building a Customer Success team from different backgrounds

ChurnZero

This is a guest article by Michael Su , senior consultant of Customer Success, The Success League. Customer Success is still a young field and a new concept for many companies. When I ventured out to build my first Customer Success department at a tech software company, my leadership team thought I was nuts. At the time, I was a sales engineer, and my job was to close deals and move on to the next prospect.

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Creating Connection to Improve Work Culture with Chris Hsiung

Russel Lolacher

In this episode of Relationships at Work, Russel chats with speaker and Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department Chris Hsiung on how communication and creating connection within an organization can improve workplace culture. A few reasons why he is awesome – He’s a speaker and writer on engagement, and the Police Chief of the Mountain View Police Department, rising through their ranks over the last 20 years.

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Chatbot Strategy: Increasing Customer Engagement Through Messages

kommunicate

Last Updated on November 29, 2022 We have not, thankfully, seen any of the nightmare scenarios envisaged by science fiction. But the reality is that we now rely on many AI-powered (artificial intelligence) systems. In fact, some estimates state that 76% of companies are now using some form of automation to make their business operate [.]. The post Chatbot Strategy: Increasing Customer Engagement Through Messages appeared first on Kommunicate Blog.

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The Open CCaaS Advantage Report

Over the next 12 months, what do you think will have the biggest impact on your CX automation efforts? When asked the same question, only 10% of CX leaders surveyed by Verint chose telephony. It’s no longer the engagement channel leading CCaaS conversations. The customer engagement challenges facing organizations have changed – so a new approach is needed.