2019

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How to Improve Your Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) Score

GetFeedback

Y ou know your customers are satisfied because the Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT) that you see on your daily dashboard tells you as much. The score is solid. But you aren’t satisfied; you believe it could be so much better. And rightly so — it usually can be. So, what’s a company to do to earn an even better CSAT score? Before I answer that, let’s take a look at a popular CSAT metric that was established 25 years ago: the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

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The Personality Of Customer Experience

CX Accelerator

When it comes to Customer Experience (CX) work, it takes a very special type of person to be successful. Consider all the skills required to thrive in the role.data crunching, storytelling, journey mapping, process improvement, change management, strategic thinking, influencing behaviors, project management.the list goes on. It's essentially impossible for any one person to be strong in all of these areas.

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Don’t Make Customers Do Extra Work!

Customer Bliss

In this week’s Daily Dose video, I share a short video inspired by the lessons of my most recent book, Would You Do That To Your Mother. . The following is a lightly edited transcript of the video below. There’s not much that can give me an immediate stomachache like watching that airport conveyor belt slow down and halt without my bag on it.

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7 Questions That Reveal Whether Your Company is Committed to CX

Beyond Philosophy

When I started Beyond Philosophy back in 2002, I could ascertain whether a company was customer-focused or not right away. I wondered how I did that. When I thought about it, there were some common telltale cultural signs organizations share that indicate where their focus lies. This answer became my second book, Revolutionize Your Customer Experience , which explores how the culture of a company reflects how customer-centric the organization is.

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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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CEO’s Guide to Growth Through Customer Experience

Sampson Lee

Heads up! Expecting growth through CX-related programs, departments and tech is actually creating havoc in customer experience momentum.

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Why customer feedback is critical for digital transformation in 2020

Thematic

Digital transformation is one of those terms that has been taking the corporate world for the past years. Like it or hate it, it’s here to stay. Here is proof from Google trends showing the growing popularity of the search term “digital transformation”: There are some great examples of digital transformation already happening in industries that aren’t typically digital-first.

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Should You Buy Google Reviews? Read This

ReviewTrackers

If you’re trying to build your company’s online reputation, it can be tempting to take shortcuts and try to find a quick fix. This is particularly true for businesses with not-so-positive reviews and one-star ratings. After all, a stream of fresh positive reviews can quickly bury negative feedback and clear out blemishes in search results, right? This explains why there’s an increasing market for businesses looking to “buy Google reviews”: fake reviews, that is, posted under a random name and Go

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3 Tips On How To Measure Customer Experience

Lumoa

Wondering what is the optimal way to measure customer experience? Choosing customer experience metric seems to be a complex process? Don't let the variety trick you. Start collecting customer feedback and measuring customer experience with a simple and easy KPIs and metrics!

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The Inextricable Link Between CX & EX

Experience Matters

If you’ve followed our research, then you know that we’ve always viewed employee engagement as a fundamental component of customer experience. One of our Six Laws of Customer Experience is that “Unengaged employees don’t create engaged customers.” It just makes sense. How can you possibly expect to consistently deliver great customer experience with apathetic or disengaged employees?!?!

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Manual Call Reviews? There's a Better Way!

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? 🤔 If so, this webinar is for you! What was once a common practice in the call center is now a barrier to success. Manual call monitoring is no longer an option if you want to proactively coach your agents to ultimately improve the customer experience using data-driven insights. Join this webinar with Angie Kronlage and April Wiita of Working Solutions to discuss how you can modernize outdated, manual call review processes through the power of autom

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CX 101: What Is Customer Experience, Anyway?

Oracle

While businesses across industries and verticals are making efforts to improve their overall customer experience (CX), the term “customer experience” is often misinterpreted or vaguely understood. The SmarterCX team hit the streets to find out just how many people are or are not familiar with the term “CX” — so if you think you’re the only one who’s not 100% sure, this may put your mind at ease.

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5 Reasons Why Customer Satisfaction Is Important

Survicate

You should never ignore the importance of customer satisfaction. There are dozens of factors contributing to the success (or failure) of a business, customer satisfaction is one of them. It’s important to track this factor and work on improving it in order to make your customers more loyal and eventually turn them into brand ambassadors. If you don’t care about customers’ satisfaction, don’t expect them to care about your services or products.

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The Importance of Customer Lifetime Value for CX Leaders

Pointillist

By Steve Offsey CX leaders use a myriad of metrics like Net Promoter Score ® (NPS ® ), Customer Satisfaction and Customer Effort Score. Not all companies measure and prioritize it, yet the importance of customer lifetime value (CLV) is staggering. It’s the one KPI that is most indicative of the effectiveness of your customer experience (CX) strategy.

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Looking Ahead: the State of Customer Experience

Customer Bliss

In lieu of alieu of a regular Daily Dose video, I want to share with you an excerpt from an interview I did last year with my good friend Laura Ortman—chief customer officer of Equinix —in which we discussed a wide range of topics including the future of customer experience, our role as customer experience leaders, and the experiences of women in leadership. .

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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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Why The Intensity of Customer Emotions is Crucial to Your Customer Loyalty

Beyond Philosophy

Customer emotions have a strong influence on your Customer Experience outcome. From our research in our global Customer Experience consultancy, we know that over 50 percent of experience is about how a customer feels. . Organizations don’t consider customer emotions enough. Moreover, they also fail to recognize the intensity of that emotion. Understanding the significance and managing the power of customers’ emotions is essential to your Customer Experience outcome.

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3 Ways to Realign Your Organization to Focus on Customer Experience

Customer Experience Update Submitted Articles

Employees who feel cared for care for your customers. And that starts with having a defined culture.

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Guest Blog: Five Tips to Providing a Five Star Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Katie Mares who explains how any business or organization can provide its customers with a five-star experience. The best way I can describe ‘customer service’ is by using the word transaction. ‘Service’ is what we do, it is a product or the transaction to receive the product. According to dictionary.com an experience is; “a particular instance of personally encountering or undergoing something: or the observing, encountering, or undergoing of things generally

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Calculating the ROI of CX: Complete Guide 2019 [Includes Spreadsheets]

Thematic

This blog is a comprehensive guide that will tell you everything you need to know about calculating the ROI of Customer Experience (CX) to move from insights to action. It includes a step-by-step guide to help you calculate the ROI of CX. We’ve also created spreadsheets just for you that you can use to calculate two financial models: the impact of Net Promoter Score (NPS) on company revenue and on customer acquisition costs.

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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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What is Proactive Customer Service and How to Implement It?

ProProfs Chat

“Instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer,” Scott Cook. With the ever-changing scenario of business globalization, companies are thriving hard to retain their brand’s loyalty by creating cutting-edge product sales strategies. There was a time when offering a good product at a reasonable price was enough for a company to stand out from competitors.

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Five AI-Driven Customer Experience Solutions: A survey of the market

CX University

A lot of customer experience pundits are talking about AI. They say it is ushering in a new age, a Customer Experience 3.0. OK. As a notorious heckler, I thought I would have my team research the market, as it stands, in the closing weeks of 2018. My question was: Who cares about promises; I am exhausted by all this thought leadership; I want specific examples; what are AI-driven solutions capable of achieving for customer experience, right now?

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The Essential Guide to Customer Service Outsourcing

Magellan Solutions

Customer support outsourcing services help in responding immediately to your customers. So you do not have to worry if you are losing money on unattended customers. Regardless of the channel and the type of customer service you need, whether it is voice or non-voice function, contact centers got your back! . Doing customer service may seem easy to some people, but it is in fact a bit exhausting as you need to face different types of clients and their mood from time to time.

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10 Quotes from Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on Evolution of Sales and Customer Experience at ModernCX

Oracle

This past month at Oracle’s Modern Customer Experience conference , CX leaders from 37 countries gathered in Las Vegas for three days of customer experience insights, trends, and technologies. The event featured 300+ educational sessions and 400+ speakers, including a keynote session with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has regularly spoken at Oracle Modern Customer Experience, with past keynotes available on his official YouTube channel.

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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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Kustomer Raises $60 Million Series E to Accelerate Transformation of Customer Service

Kustomer

Yesterday, we announced our $60M Series E funding round led by Coatue. I wanted to take a few minutes and talk about reimagining customer service and the future of Kustomer. I’ve always been passionate about great customer experiences. I live it everyday in my personal life when buying from companies that make it easy to do business with them and I’ve founded three companies dedicated to changing the way businesses serve their customers.

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Don’t Just Automate: Orchestrate

Optimove

Over the last few months, I’ve been trying to practice mindfulness. More specifically, trying to be a little bit more cautious in the way that I use my phone. But every now and then, you find a real gem during those mindless roams, like this funny thread on Reddit, seen a few weeks ago. I’m not trying to shame anyone here at all, I just thought that this was a really great example of why orchestration is so crucial.

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Care for Your Employees, So They Can Show Care to Customers

Customer Bliss

In my Daily Dose video series, I explore the topics that chief customer officers must grapple with on a daily basis. Join me as I discuss what I’ve learned over the course of my 35-year career, so that you can more effectively do the work that needs to be done. Today’s video is an excerpt from my online course , inspired by my book, Would You Do That To Your Mother?

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Customer Satisfaction Continues Declining

Beyond Philosophy

Customer Satisfaction is Declining in the UK! A new report by the Institute of Customer Service indicates that Customer Satisfaction is declining in the UK. Earlier this year reports from both Nunwood and Forrester, two firms entrenched in the Customer Experience movement, presented similar sentiments. All of this disappointing news about the state of Customer Experience makes one wonder what is going on in business today?

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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.