Philosophies to Improve Your Customer Experience in 2015

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The post Philosophies to Improve Your Customer Experience in 2015 appeared first on Beyond Philosophy. There are many philosophies out there. The thing about philosophy is that it doesn’t always have much real-world application behind it.

7 Signs of Decline for the CX Movement in 2015

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The post 7 Signs of Decline for the CX Movement in 2015 appeared first on Beyond Philosophy. Customer Experience continued to be a dominant business issue throughout the world in 2014. We get many inquiries for our services globally.

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A new era of experience branding: The KPMG Nunwood Customer Experience Excellence Centre 2015 UK Analysis


The 2015 results appear to go a step further. The opening paragraph of the 2015 analysis written by Tim Knight and David Conway states: It is a universal truth, increasingly understood, that a brand is not what a company says it is, but what its customers feel it is.

5 Ideas for National Customer Service Week 2015

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6 Killer Applications for Artificial Intelligence in the Customer Engagement Contact Center

1 Thomson Reuters Cost of Compliance Survey, 2015 5. If Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the overall business is a red hot. topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement is white hot. wonder professionals, who had removed AI from their resumes, are. scrambling to add it back in!

6 Top Customer Service Trends for 2015


Is your customer-centric team actively working on providing better customer service in 2015 ? Below are the top six customer service trends for 2015 according to Forrester : 1. In 2015, leverage tools that will automate some or all of your support process and come out on top!

Voice of Customer Lessons Learned at the 2015 Answers Summit


Looking back, here are 8 things that I will take away: The post Voice of Customer Lessons Learned at the 2015 Answers Summit appeared first on ForeSee. ForeSee helps people focus on the customer experience. It allows you to understand what your prospects and customers think about your website.

3 Steps To Improved Customer Experience This Holiday Season

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Customer expectations for the holiday season 2015. 2003 - 2015 Provide Support LLC. Published in Provide Support Blog , 2015. Holiday revenue can account for 20-40% of a retailer’s annual sales, according to NRF.

Jacada is exhibiting at SpeechTEK 2015


Jacada is exhibiting at SpeechTEK 2015 , August 17 – 19, 2015 at the Marriott Marquis at NYC. Find us at booth # 620 where we’ll be demonstrating our Visual IVR technology and discussing: Jacada Blog

I’m like parsley – I get everywhere!’ – Stories that amazed and inspired me at the 2015 UK Customer Experience Awards!


On Friday 25th September 2015, hundreds of passionate Professionals who excel in demonstrating the power of Customer Experience, convened in London for the UK Customer Experience Awards. The 2015 UK Customer Experience Awards was a HUGE event.

5 Changes to the CTS Blog in 2015

Customers That Stick

Happy New Year, and welcome to the first Customers That Stick TM blog post of 2015! You will find even more helpful resources posted as 2015 progresses. One thing that will help fill the void left by the retirement of The Monthly Mash is a lot more video content for 2015.

CMO Perspectives (10th Nov, 2015)

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As we wind up 2015, everyone is talking about what the future holds. We may just have to subtitle this week’s CMO Perspectives as the week of 2016 predictions and analysts. With great insights from the top analysts in the industry, such as McKinsey, Simon Yates from Gartner, and Michelle Moorehead from Forrester all weighing in, we hope we have shared enough to help you as you start planning your 2016 budgets and strategies. Enjoy


Customers Want Better Customer Service…or Else!

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According to the 2015 U.K. New research reveals that 98% of U.S. Consumers say Customer Service is important to them when choosing a brand and forming loyalty with it. This situation is not just unique to the U.S. In the U.K.,

Science Proves What Really Makes People Happy

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Reserve your spot at this informative webinar presented Thursday, June 17th, 2015. Many of us would like to know the secret to lasting happiness. Everyone has ideas of course, and not a few of them involve material items. But science might prove that it doesn’t.

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Creating Perfect Experiences at Interactions 2015

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More than 1,500 attendees, consisting of customers, industry leaders and experts, gathered on June 2nd for the kick-off Interactions 2015, the largest customer event of the year


Call Center Week | 2015 Conference & Expo


We hope to see you in Vegas this week for the 16th Annual Call Center Conference & Expo. We will be roaming the Mirage Hotel expo floor and attending as many panels and keynotes as possible.

Top 5 Provocative Posts from 2015

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The post Top 5 Provocative Posts from 2015 appeared first on UP Your Service. Enjoy this selection of “Top 5″ thought provoking posts. Read, reflect, write a comment, and share these ideas with others. Happy New Year everyone!

Customer Experience: Keep it Simple Stupid

Beyond Philosophy

If you had the choice of doing something the easy way or the hard way, and you didn’t have to do anything morally, ethically, or legally wrong to do it the easy way, which would you choose? My guess is the majority of you would say take the easy way. I certainly would.

Is 2015 the Year of #CX?

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We’re one month into 2015, and it’s already apparent that Customer Experience is on everyone’s agenda - or at least on those of the 95% of retailers surveyed by Boston Retail Partners ,who identified customer experience as a top-three priority in the new year.

2015 Brand Ambassador Award Winners: Lessons in Customer Centricity


Winners of the 2015 Award are: Jen Beier of 1st National Bank. PeopleMetrics is pleased to announce its 2015 award winners and congratulates the companies that employ them. PeopleMetrics is proud to recognize its fifth-annual Brand Ambassador Award Winners.

Distraction is the Enemy of Productivity

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In this series, professionals share their secrets to being more productive. Read the posts here , then write your own (use #ProductivityHacks in the body). Consistent productivity doesn’t happen by chance. Productive people have a secret to their productivity: Eliminate distractions.

Moments of Truth Day 2015 - at Legoland

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Joining 200 others, I spent Moments of Truth Day 2015 (part of NCSW ) here, thanks to Rant & Rave. Image courtesy of Routemaster 4 Hire Today I'm pleased to share a guest post by Paul Laughlin. Legoland, home to the legendary construction toy, never struck me as a conference venue.

The Role of CX in a Sales Culture

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“ You can win more friends with your ears than with your mouth. People who feel like they’re being listened to feel accepted and appreciated. They feel like they’re being taken seriously and what they say really matters.”. Harvey Mackay, Sales Expert, Author and Columnist.

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Is Your Customer Experience Accidental?

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Most Customer Experiences are accidents—and unfortunately, they are not always happy ones. Unless a company designs a deliberate experience that puts the Customer first and considers the Customer’s perspective, the message you send to the subconscious is rarely what you intend.

Has Customer Experience Delivered the Goods?

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Join us at our webinar at 11am EDT on July 23 rd , 2015, “ Ricoh Case Study: How We Moved Our Loyalty Score by 34 Points in 30 months ” to learn from CEO Glenn Laverty how their focus on a customer-centric approach improved their Net Promoter Score by 34-points and grew their business 115%.

NRF 2015: Before Deciding Where to Invest, Determine What Your Customers Want


The post NRF 2015: Before Deciding Where to Invest, Determine What Your Customers Want appeared first on ForeSee. The biggest retail event of the year--the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) “Big Show”--is fast approaching.

Are you Irrational: 7 Questions to See If You Are Irrational?

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I love watching what people, and Customers do. We human’s think we are so clever and sophisticated and yet much of what we do is totally irrational.

You Readers Are So Pathetic

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“Emotions are contagious. We’ve all known it experientially. You know after you have a really fun coffee with a friend, you feel good. When you have a rude clerk in a store, you walk away feeling bad.”. Daniel Goleman, Author of Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ.

CMO Perspectives (13th October, 2015)

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​In this week’s CMO Perspectives, we feature Tony Zambito [] talking about three new perspectives to consider for customer journey mapping. While Tony Bodoh [] dares you to try and wait until 2020 for your CX to become your key differentiator, saying, “Don’t wait the future is here.” Enjoy

CMO Perspectives (27th October, 2015)

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​Omar Akhtar guest blogs on Brian Solis’s blog about unifying your sales, marketing and service departments around the customer experience. Exactly! Add to that these brilliant pieces including; Dr Natalie Petouhoff’s [] “7 Ways for CMOs to Thrive When Leading CX”, Simon Yates [] on the Gartner 2015-2016 CMO Survey and Joe Ruiz [] talking about social capital fuelling CX marketing, and you have this week’s CMO Perspectives. Enjoy

Music: A Marketing Tool

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Music has a unique effect on our brain, especially concerning memory. Apple brilliantly capitalizes on all of them in its holiday ad. When it comes to branding there might be no better way than using music to help a Customer remember your brand promise.

How to Make Customer Satisfaction Your #1 Priority in 2015


Because 2015 is the year of the customer. In fact, in 2015, your company’s success will literally be dependent on how well you can meet your customers’ needs. In 2015, consumers are busy, well informed and tech-savvy. Now that’s service in 2015!

CMO Perspectives, (30th September, 2015)

Customer Interactions

It doesn't matter what we share in this week’s CMO Perspectives or what we write in this intro blurb because OMG the first article talks about the rumours that Twitter is planning to release a new product that does away with the 140 character limit, be still our Tweeting hearts. What is interesting is the debate already surfacing about the impact this will have on customer service. We share some pieces from,, and​ talking about this rumour.

Best Advice: Stop Researching Your Customers — and Do Something

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Philosophies to Improve Your Customer Experience in 2015. In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives. Follow the stories here and write your own (please include the hashtag #BestAdvice in the body of your post).

How to Provide Better Customer Support in 2015


So why is 2015 any different? Because failing to provide customer-centric support could literally sink your business in 2015. Now allow me to keep it with some helpful tips on how you and your team can provide better customer support in 2015: Tip #1 Know everything about your customers.

CMO Perspectives, (17th September, 2015)

Customer Interactions

It is rare that we highlight two posts from the same source in the same CMO Perspectives blog post. But this week has delighted us with two excellent pieces on marketing and customer experience. Well worth the read. Enjoy

The Truths All Bosses Know About Being the Boss

Beyond Philosophy

In this series, professionals share how they embrace the entrepreneurial mindset. See the stories here , then write your own (use #BetheBoss in the post). I was a senior executive with 3,500 people reporting to me globally. I had worked my way up and found my place in corporate life.

CMO Perspectives, (22nd July, 2015)

Customer Interactions

​Big Data is everywhere. It’s hard to open any kind of media these days without seeing at least one article on it. But how to use it effectively to further your marketing and customer experience goals is the biggest challenge

Making Optimal Customer Experience A Focus of Your Company’s (And Your) Thinking and Doing: The Case for Foundation and Advanced CEM Training

Beyond Philosophy

Many b2b and b2c companies offer antiseptic, commoditized, vanilla experiences for customers. These are almost guaranteed not to be memorable, not to be talked about (unless neutrally or negatively), and not creating outside-in advocacy and value creation.

The 2015 ForeSee Experience Index (FXI): Retail Edition is Here!


The post The 2015 ForeSee Experience Index (FXI): Retail Edition is Here! We’re thrilled to share with you all the delectable customer experience insights we uncovered in the eleventh annual ForeSee Experience Index (FXI) , our study that focuses on holiday retail.