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Guest Blog: The Rise of Chatbots in Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Irina Kirnos who writes about how chatbots are customer experience tools that are changing the way that companies interact with their customers. Chatbots are more than just automated FAQ answer generators. That’s the kind of service that today’s chatbot can offer.

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Is Your Chatbot Really Just an IVR?

Fonolo

2023 was all about chatbots. FREE WEBINAR: Is Your Chatbot Really Just an IVR? With their narrow conversation flows and questions that often don’t lead to an answer – or an agent – chatbots don’t always seem all that revolutionary. If your chatbot seems like an IVR, are you doing something wrong?

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Guest Blog: Customer Support Chatbots ? Striking The Right Balance

ShepHyken

If you’ve not been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard by now numerous projections about how chatbots are destined to take over customer support. Another study by UK-based Juniper Research estimates that chatbots will help businesses save more than $8 billion per year by 2022. These numbers are staggering.

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Reporting on Bots – Why It’s as Bad as IVRs Ever Were

Upstream Works

As a result, it is difficult to gauge the success of a chatbot in interacting with and meeting the needs of customers. To understand this issue, it’s helpful to look back at the history of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems. As a result, the same IVR reporting problem exists today with CAI.

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The Definitive Guide: IVA vs IVR and What’s Right for Your Contact Center

SmartAction

Two popular options are Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Intelligent Virtual Agent (IVA). Understanding the key differences between IVR and IVA is crucial for businesses looking to optimize their customer service. A way to see the differences between IVR and IVA is to learn the pros and cons of each.

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What Is Conversational IVR & Its Difference From Standard IVR?

JustCall

A standard IVR is frustrating for about 46% of the callers , who say that the unending, pre-recorded IVRs are a terrible experience. Thankfully, with conversational AI-based IVRs, you can turn this metric around for your customers. There is more to conversational AI IVR than just that – which is what this blog is about.

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Why Voice Matters: Conversational IVR Takes Customer Service to the Next Level

SmartAction

Speed, simplicity, and the ability to express their needs fluently without the hassles of navigating chatbots or sifting through help articles. This is where the transformative potential of conversational AI in the voice channel shines. Leveraging Telephony for Enhanced Customer Engagement So, what do customers truly desire?