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Think Strategically about Telehealth in 2021

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Today, we examine telehealth strategy for an in-depth look at this 2021 customer experience trend.

Contactless and Self-Service are Here to Stay

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Our 5th 2021 customer experience trend highlights contactless and self-service experiences across industries. Before we dive into this topic, let’s take a moment to define what contactless and self-service mean to us.

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Customer Experience is Still a Mystery

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What customer experience is, and how well brands think they are executing customer experience, and how well they are actually doing it are often at odds. According to Bain, 80% of CEOs believe they deliver superior customer experience while, 8% of their customers agree.

Even the US Government is Jumping on the Customer Experience Train

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As we get ready for 2021, we have been diving in to the top customer experience trends we see on the horizon. So far, we have looked at why customer experience is more important even though customer experience programs demonstrate how CX is still a mystery.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

2021 Customer Experience Trends and Tactics

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As we begin Q4 of an eventful 2020, it’s time to look out for the 2021 customer experience trends and tactics for creating exceptional experiences in increasingly complex environments.

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Customer Experience is More Important than Ever

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Last week we published eight Customer Experience Trends to look out for in 2021. Today we are diving deeper into the first one: Customer Experience is more important than ever to consumers. . Post-COVID Customer Experience.

How Facial Recognition Works for Your Customers?

The Petrova Experience

One of the hurdles for Customer Experience Consultants like us is proving the business case for bringing us on board. Leaders often think that if they talk about being customer-centric at their all hands meetings, their companies will automatically transform into customer-led organizations.

How to Build Your Customer Experience Roadmap?

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This summer, The Petrova Experience conducted a Customer Experience Preparedness Survey. One of our questions assessed brand maturity in terms of customer experience strategy. Only 28% of the respondents had a well defined customer experience strategy.

What is Customer Experience Strategy?

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In our last article we talked about the importance of strategic thinking. Today, we build on this topic and walk you through the nuts and bolts of customer experience strategy. Customer experience strategy is often missing in organizations.

How Call Lifecycle Details Help Increase Customer Satisfaction

Do you want to better understand what your customers are experiencing on calls? Does your call center software lack key information, even if calls are recorded? Download this eBook now to learn how to gain insights on all your calls to increase your customer satisfaction!

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Leadership During the Pandemic: Guest Post by Rachel Dreyfus

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This is a guest post by Rachel Dreyfus, President, Dreyfus Advisors , who researched leadership during the pandemic. How has Covid19 influenced leadership over the past three months? Research results show leaders are making changes yielding positive outcomes.

Are You Thinking Strategically?

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Today, we are elevating our conversation to thinking strategically. The Petrova Experience is in the strategy creation business. So, we frequently encounter the difficulty businesses have anticipating, let alone defining, the tangible outcomes of a strategy engagement.

Airport Experience: Are You Letting Down Your Precious Travelers?

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A month and a half ago, as part of our ongoing conversation about airport experience, we introduced the concept of revenge travel. We pleaded with the public to trust us aviation professionals and airport experience designers and fly again… SOON. Now is the Time.

Telehealth is Here to Stay

The Petrova Experience

Today, we continue our series about 2021 Customer Experience trends and tactics. We take a closer look at patient experience and what telehealth means for the future. Both for patients and providers. As we look at lessons learned last year, one thing is abundantly clear. Telehealth is here to stay.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

JetBlue Leading Customer Experience

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Since I used to lead the JetBlue customer experience, people often ask what is behind the JetBlue experience magic. Or, as one of our clients refers to it, the “JetBlue Simple.” ” So the fundamentals that went into creating that signature experience are often on my mind.

How to Disrupt Your Competition

ShepHyken

Less than one week before the release of my new book, The Convenience Revolution: How to Deliver a Customer Service Experience That Disrupts the Competition and Creates Fierce Loyalty , so I thought it appropriate to share some thoughts on how being easy – or convenient – can give you a competitive advantage over your competition. When your customers can buy what you sell from others, that’s called competition. That also makes it a commodity.

Guest Post: How to Enhance Customer Experience Through Change

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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.

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

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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.

The Connected Journey: Developing your Empathy to Strengthen Strategies for Customer Relations

Speaker: Esther Kieft, Delivery Manager (Group Technology) at Domino's Pizza Enterprises

It is well known that empathy is a key ingredient in creating lovable products, yet not all products offer the best customer experience. From meeting stringent deadlines to insufficient resources being available to carry out customer research, there is a range of reasons why customer empathy could be missing in product development. Join Esther Kieft, as she breaks down using empathy at a distance to evaluate the problems that customers are experiencing during this global health crisis.

Small Improvements in Customer Service Create Big Wins

ShepHyken

Little successes added together make for large success down the road. Small successes add up. To put it in baseball terms, you don’t need to hit a home run every time it’s your turn at bat.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 25, 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. “I I Wish the CEO Would Try and Open This F@#!*

Shep’s 2021 Top 10 Business Predictions

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Every year I write my customer service and customer experience (CX) predictions in my Forbes.com column. This year, I thought I would share a brief version of them with our Shepard Letter subscribers. So, here are my Top 10 Predictions for 2021: Customers continue to get smarter.

Reviews Completed on Your Phone Are More Emotional

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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 Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

A Realistically Optimistic 2021

ShepHyken

As we close out the year, I thought I’d break from the traditional customer service and experience topics and get a little personal – maybe even a little motivational. I’m very optimistic about the future. But the word very doesn’t mean I’m overly optimistic. There’s a difference.

Guest Post: How to Effectively Monitor Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article from Thomas Fordham, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at TAP London. H e shares different strategies to help your business monitor and measure customer satisfaction.

An Empowerment Lesson From the Ritz-Carlton

ShepHyken

If you’ve been following my work, you know I’m a huge fan of the Ritz-Carlton. I was recently on a Zoom presentation with Horst Schulze , first president and co-founder of the Ritz-Carlton chain. When Horst speaks, I listen and take lots of notes.

Amazing Business Radio: Eric Williamson

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The Reality of Offensive Customer Behavior. How to Protect Employees While Preserving the Customer Experience. Shep Hyken interviews Eric Williamson, Chief Marketing Officer of CallMiner. They discuss offensive customer behavior and how companies can help support their agents.

Community: Executives, Take Note!

Speaker: Carrie Melissa Jones, Erica Kuhl and Holly Firestone

In 2021, many executives have started to view community structures as a new governance model for the entire organization rather than a stand-alone initiative. Join us on January 27th for a webinar exploring our 2021 Community Predictions eBook!

Guest Post: How to Nail Automated Customer Service Email Writing

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This week we feature an article from Jessica Fender , head of the content team at Alltopreviews.com. Sh e provides tips and examples of how to improve the customer experience with automated support emails. Email automation is a way to keep your customers happy.

Best Practices to Monitor Your Remote Call Center Agents

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This week we feature an article from Tanya Bansal , Marketing Executive at Ameyo. Sh e shares best practices supervisors can use for monitoring call center agents in a work-from-home scenario.

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.

Employees Love the Story, Too

ShepHyken

Last week, I covered the idea of the story. Customers love to read the stories of other customers using the products they are interested in purchasing. Reviews are where they start. High ratings can turn into high interest.

Your Guide to Boosting ROI Through Customer Support

Today’s most successful brands understand how great customer support can grow their bottom line. Having provided outsourced customer support to some of the world’s top brands, we know what works, and now we’re sharing that with you.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of January 18, 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. 21 Tips for 2021 Customer Experience Excellence by Lynn Hunsaker.

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The Mike Moment

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We’ve all heard the old adage: “It’s better to give than to receive.” That’s what customer service people do. They give and give and give. They help solve problems and resolve complaints.

Guest Post: How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Progression of Contact Centres

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This week we feature an article from Gary Williams, Director of Sales and Consultancy at Spitch. H e explores the impact of COVID-19 on contact centres and the consumer response during the pandemic.

Thanksgiving Week Special: A Recipe for Amazing Customer Service

ShepHyken

As we approach Thanksgiving, I can’t stop thinking about turkey and stuffing—and all the different ways to prepare them. Always thinking about how everything in life ties to customer service, I wondered, “What is a good recipe for customer service?” So, I’ve listed some of the essential ingredients.

8 Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2020

In this eBook, we’ll arm you with the research you need to inform areas of investment, and 8 quick tips you can use to improve your contact center’s performance now!