2020

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How Does Knowledge Management Improve Customer Engagement?

Customer Experience Update Submitted Articles

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Guest Post: How to Enhance Customer Experience Through Change

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Ricardo Saltz Gulko, managing director and co-founder of Eglobalis. He shares 5 habits of companies that went through dramatic transformation and still managed to improve the customer experience. Over the last few months, most businesses have had the opportunity to reconsider processes, products, and people. For some, it has been a monumental and frustrating struggle, while others have been able to plan and execute deep changes that have improved adoption, sati

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B2B Customer Experience Best Practices

Customer Experience Update Submitted Articles

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Reviews Completed on Your Phone Are More Emotional

Beyond Philosophy

How we share information is affected by the medium that we use to communicate it. We can see this concept manifest in customer reviews and advertising response behavior. The technology through which customers write reviews and interact with your organization influences the content produced and information shared. . We discussed the findings of the interface of technology and human beings with Professor Shiri Melumad on a recent podcast.

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3 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Can Improve Customer Experience

Today’s digitally savvy customers have high expectations of retailers for convenience, responsiveness, and ease of doing business both in-store and online. Our recent survey of over 2,000 US consumers found that retailers that can drive a seamless, omnichannel customer experience (CX) – across physical and digital channels – have huge benefits for brand relevance, profitability, and customer loyalty.

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Empathy Now Leads to Loyalty Later

Education Services Group

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Top Customer Service Considerations for Retailers in a Post-COVID World

Customer Experience Update Submitted Articles

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Five Ways to Thank Customers — And How to Find Opportunities in Your Organization

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

When our waiter flagged us down by the door, I assumed we had left something behind or forgotten to sign the credit card slip or something. My husband and I were walking out of a restaurant with our two boys, who were 9 and 12 at the time, while on vacation in Florida several years ago. I was so surprised when our server made such an effort to stop us to say that he appreciated how polite our boys were. “Please’s and thank you’s aren’t very common anyway, but especially

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3 Essential Lessons Leaders Must Embrace to Transform Experience

Customer Bliss

We are living in a world where customers have the megaphone. That’s actually been one of the most wonderful forcing functions: when finally it wasn’t about who we said we were; it’s about what employees and customers say we are. And these employees and customers talk about three things: Did you do what you said you were going to do? Did you improve my life?

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Medtronic Puts Humans FIRST in Heroic COVID-19 Response

eglobalis

The number of companies willing to help us humans during the COVID-19 crisis is truly amazing. Medtronic is an amazing exception by going the extra mile, in their customer experience. The post Medtronic Puts Humans FIRST in Heroic COVID-19 Response appeared first on Eglobalis.

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of innovative automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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Engaging owners through feedback tools

Customercount

View or download the presentation by Lisa Kobek from CustomerCount® on why resorts should be focusing on owner engagement with feedback tools at this difficult time for the hospitality sector. The post Engaging owners through feedback tools appeared first on CustomerCount.

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Cultivating Trust in Times of Change: An Interview with Jeanne Bliss & Erin Fenn

IntouchInsight

Highlights from a recent interview with Jeanne Bliss of Customer Bliss and Erin Fenn of Intouch Insight on listening to hear, humanity, and how to grow your customer experience practices to earn trust.

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A Boring Customer Service Experience—That’s What Our Customers Want

ShepHyken

Call me boring, but I want the same thing every time—at least when it comes to customer experience. I want it to be good. I want it to be consistent. I want to predict the experience I’m going to have with the people and places I do business with. If you ask the CEO of a big company or the owner of a small business, I bet they would say the same. We want our customers to always have a good experience with us—one they can count on always happening every time they do business with us.

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Customer Experience Indexes: Modern Thinking

ClearAction

Customer Experience Indexes: Modern Thinking Lynn Hunsaker. Why are customer experience indexes powerful? To paint a concise picture of growth strength. An index is like an executive summary of your voice of the customer research. It says: overall, our propensity to grow is increasing or decreasing. One size does not fit all. There are many types of customer experience indexes, and they each communicate something specific, based on certain assumptions, with greatest usefulness to one or more gr

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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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How to Enhance Your Customer’s Memory of Their Experience

Beyond Philosophy

I’m obsessed with memory. I love the subject and discussing the behavioral sciences that explain it. Today, we decided to address memory and how crucial it is to enhance your customers’ recollections of their experience with you. We discussed this concept on a recent podcast with guest Zoey Chen, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Miami School of Business.

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6 Simple Tips For Customer Service Emails With A Personal Touch

Win the Customer

Customer service is one of the most important things to get right as a business – these moments of interaction with customers and clients leave a long lasting impression in individual hearts and minds. The sum total of these impressions is incredibly important to how your brand is perceived, and as people become more outspoken than ever on digital platforms, that counts.

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How to Deliver a Seamless Customer Experience in the New Normal

GetFeedback

How to rethink your omnichannel CX strategy for 2020 and onward as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Social Media Reputation Management: How to Do it Right

ReviewTrackers

Social media gives customers the opportunity to voice their opinion about your business in an open space. It’s a space that exists for everyone to see — friends, family, and other consumers. That’s why businesses should manage their reputation on social media. But what exactly is it? And how exactly can it help your business? . Here is a guide to help you understand social media reputation management and why you need to incorporate it into your marketing strategy.

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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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Improving your Voice of the Customer listening posts? Ask these questions

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Voice of the Customer (VoC) programs often start with a general plan on how to gather customer feedback. The plan typically includes suggestions for customer listening posts. Customer listening posts are specific tools, locations and mechanisms to gather customer feedback along specific touchpoints on the customer journey. Listening posts: Help us understand individual customer needs and experiences closer to real-time.

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Three Lessons From Leaders on Adapting During the Pandemic

Customer Bliss

Over the past few months, I’ve been hosting live interviews with a range of C-Suite leaders on my LinkedIn and Twitter. We’ve had discussions about their role in developing a customer experience strategy within their organization or for other organizations, and about how they’ve had to recently pivot in their jobs. I’ve also spoken to gurus, authors, and evangelists about the ways in which leaders can continue to guide their teams through the pandemic as customer behaviors continue t

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Best Customer & Employee Experience Design Books 2020 2021 List

eglobalis

Best Customer experience and Employee Experience experience Design Books of 2020 2021 List. The post Best Customer & Employee Experience Design Books 2020 2021 List appeared first on Eglobalis.

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Support Customers Faster, Better and Cheaper with Community

Vanilla Forums

All companies look for ways to deliver customer support that's faster and better than their competitors because that's what customers want. And when customers get what they want, they're less likely to leave. But most companies also think that delivering superior customer services comes with a hefty price tag. These companies, as it turns out, are happily mistaken.

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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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Getting Started with a Customer Success Program at Lucid

Totango

In our latest installment in the CXO Series , we sat down with Stephanie Comardelle, Vice President of Customer Experience, Success, and Solutions at Lucid to discuss what it takes to implement a stakeholder engagement plan at a time when there is so much going on as well as how they are managing their new customer success program. . Lucid bridges the gap between global questions and human answers by connecting buyers and sellers in one central location for survey sample groups.

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Four Lessons From The Cult Of The Customer

ShepHyken

It’s almost here… the updated and revised edition of The Cult of the Customer. If you’re reading this article the week it’s posted, then this is a sneak preview of a few of my favorite quotes from the book. Even if it’s after the book comes out, it’s not too late to “join” the Cult of the Customer—the cult you want to belong to! I want to share some quotes from the book to get you thinking about how to amaze your customers.

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Top 5 Customer Experience Predictions For 2021

Kustomer

Customer experience (CX) is a determining factor in whether customers are loyal to a brand or not. Over 80% of companies who prioritize customer experience report an increase in revenue. So, how can businesses ensure their CX is up to scratch? Brands must stay on top of CX trends. 2020 brought huge changes to the business world and impacted customer service and operations across the board.

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Emerging Trends Revealed in Unique CX Research

Beyond Philosophy

We encourage clients to research their customers all the time. Late last year, we decided to take our advice and study our customers and prospective customers, and well, anyone. Some of the research told us what we expected to hear, but some of the revelations might surprise you. We talked about this research in a recent podcast. You All Want Growth.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.