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.

2021 379

What Are Customer Touchpoints?

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Identify customer touchpoints, map out a complete customer journey, and optimize the customer experience. Guides

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4 “Global Gurus” Share Their Advice for Customer Experience Leaders

Customer Bliss

Global Gurus’ list for World’s Top 30 Customer Service Professionals for 2021 came out recently, and I wanted to use it as an opportunity to highlight some of my friends and colleagues who are not only on the list, but who have shared their wisdom on my podcast. (And,

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Streaming Providers Use Voice of Customer (VoC) Insights to Improve CX

Alida

There’s no doubt about it: The pandemic turned media streaming from a rising star to a consumer staple. Customer Experience Media & Entertainment

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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.

Celebrating Tony Hsieh's Contribution to CX

CX Accelerator

by Jeremy Watkin and Community. The all-too-sudden and tragic passing of former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh has sent a ripple through the business world, and the customer experience (CX) community is no exception.

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Beyond Remote Support: 5 Ways Your Organization can use Visual Assistance

TechSee

When most service organizations consider implementing Visual Assistance, they mainly focus on how to use the technology to support remote teams in the field or contact center.

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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.

Effective Tips for Powerful Insurance Social Media Marketing

ReviewTrackers

Insurance and Social Media. Social media marketing for insurance is experiencing major growth. According to a report by consultancy firm ITDS: 100 percent of 20 major global insurers are active on Facebook. 100 percent are also active on LinkedIn and YouTube.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 4, 2021

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of 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.

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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 Work Emoticons in Emails Lead to Translation Mistakes

Anna Peck

More than three-quarters (77%) of employees used an emoji at work in 2020. Clutch surveyed 500 employees in the U.S. about their use of work emoticons in the office.

True Customer Loyalty Starts with The Basics: Which Of These Are You Missing?

InMoment XI

Every company executive will agree that having loyal customers is a key to business success. But what are executives really doing to encourage customer loyalty?

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What is a Voice of the Customer survey?

GetFeedback

The ultimate guide for using VoC surveys to improve the customer experience. Guides

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Start with Hiring People Who Show Humanity at Work

Customer Bliss

A little while after Indra Nooyi was named the CEO of PepsiCo, she traveled home to India to visit her mother. The morning after she arrived, piles of visitors began pouring into her mothers’ home.

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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.

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.

Celebrating Tony Hsieh's Contribution to CX

CX Accelerator

by Jeremy Watkin and Community. The all-too-sudden and tragic passing of former Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh has sent a ripple through the business world, and the customer experience (CX) community is no exception.

2021 182

Creating a Voice of the Customer Program: Don’t Miss These 5 Steps Before Starting

Experience Investigators by 360Connext

Voice of the Customer: An Overview. Businesses who do well with customer experience initiatives do so because they know exactly what their customers are feeling and experiencing. . No, the secret to success isn’t mind-reading. It’s a Voice of the Customer program (VoC).

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5 ROI-Based Strategies Proven to Drive the Adoption of Visual Assistance

TechSee

Visual Assistance is Powerful – If Adopted. Visual Assistance is an increasingly popular technology that enables enterprises to provide remote support to end users.

2021 203

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.

Social Media is Bad for Customer Service

Bill Quiseng

Social media is bad for customer service. Whether ranting or raving, customers are telling stories online about businesses whether those businesses are listening or not.

Interview: Creating a Clean Experience

Heart of the Customer

How would you respond if your deliberately behind-the-scenes customer experience efforts were suddenly thrust to the foreground? That’s the challenge Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services’ CEO Todd Hopkins faced when COVID changed the way we all think about cleaning.

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How to Care More About the Customer Than the Sale

ShepHyken

It seems that most of the companies that customers love to do business with have something in common. They focus more on the customer than they do the sale. Sure, they want to make the sale, add more revenue and get higher ratings. What company doesn’t want that?

2021 136

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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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.

A Winning Combination: Unstructured & Structured Data Analytics in Today’s Customer Experience Environment

InMoment XI

Over the last few weeks, there have been several announcements from large tech players in the world of VoC (voice of customer) and CX (customer experience). My name is Melanie Disse and I have over 10 years of industry experience—most recently in a VoC role at Mercury New Zealand.

2021 369

Customer loyalty survey questions

GetFeedback

20 essential customer loyalty survey questions and surveying best practices. Guides

5 Leadership Actions to Build Trust With Those Who Serve Customers

Customer Bliss

Today’s guest post is from Donald Hicks , a Silicon Valley tech executive, industry thought leader, consumer experience architect, and operations veteran whom I had the pleasure of interviewing recently.

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How L&Q improves customer experience by listening to diverse voices

Alida

Over the last 16 years, the barriers to change between competitors have decreased due to the rapid digitalisation of companies. With competitors being only one click away, having competitive pricing and high-end product quality is no longer enough.

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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!