Guest Blog: The Customer Experience’s Impact on Customer Churn

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This week we feature an article by Nick Glimsdahl who writes about how customer retention should be a priority and how to avoid losing customers. To compound the cost, new customers are not nearly as likely to try new products or spend as much. So, customer churn is expensive.

Guest Blog: Ways to Improve Your Customer Experience Online

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This week we feature an article by Abdul Babar who explains why your customer experience strategy must be a priority for any customer-facing organization. Same goes for a poor experience and how badly it turned you off from that company, brand or product.

Guest Blog: The Rise of Chatbots in Customer Experience

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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. From Customer Service to Customer Experience.

Guest Blog: Digitizing the Customer Experience Without Losing the Customer

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who argues that digital transformation is bringing customer experience to an entirely different level. Communities were smaller, shopping was local, and technology wasn’t there to either help or confuse the customer. This week we feature an article by John Boccuzzi Jr.

Guest Blog: How to Use FM Machine Learning and AI to Improve the Customer Experience

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This week we feature an article by Hugues Meyrath who says that by integrating machine learning and AI capabilities into your processes, you can optimize the performance of your facilities and staff to drive a positive customer experience.

Guest Blog: Do customer experience teams take cyber security risks?

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This week we feature an article by Chanice Henry who writes about the importance of cyber security in providing a trustworthy experience for your customers. – Shep Hyken. Customer loyalty is built on trust.

Guest Blog: Which Road Is Your Customer Experience On?

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This week we feature an article by Ian Moyse who writes about how important it is to examine the customer journey you are providing. You must deliver a consistent, convenient and frictionless experience. – Shep Hyken. Find out now how your customer’s journey is?

Guest Blog: Improving Customer Experience Using Employee Feedback Data

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This week we feature an article by Christa Heibel who writes about how important employee feedback is to a successful customer service experience and high CSAT ratings. – Shep Hyken. They also understand your customers, perhaps better than your executive team.

Guest Blog: Are You Setting the Right Customer Experience Goals?

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This week we feature an article by Tim Houlne who writes about the importance of integrating technology into your business to provide the optimum customer experience. – Shep Hyken. Time to start planning for your 2019 customer experience initiatives.

Guest Blog: How to Boost Retail Customer Experience Through AI-powered Price Optimization

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Customer experience comes first. It is something the buyer looks back at to understand if the whole relationship, or customer experience, was worth it. Customers choose retailers with optimal prices.

Guest Blog: How AI Can Help the Customer Experience for Your Business

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This week we feature an article by Wayne Elsey who writes about how businesses can improve the experiences of their customers with the use of artificial intelligence. The way businesses relate to customers is evolving exponentially.

Guest Blog: How Online Reviews Fit into the Customer Experience

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This week we feature an article by Megan Wenzl who writes about the customer experience and online reviews. Ask your customers to post online reviews. Customer experience (CX) is being talked about and thrown around in so many boardroom conversations.

Guest Blog: Using Sales Contests to Lift Customer Experience

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This week we feature an article by Natasha Postolovski who shares the idea of using sales contests to help motivate a higher level of customer experience at your organization. – Shep Hyken. Customer experience is the most important factor in the success of a retail business.

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Guest Blog: “Zhuzhing Up” Humans in the Contact Center

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In the contact center industry, for example, there are fewer phone conversations going into customer support centers than in the past. Gartner estimates that by 2021, 15 percent of all customer service interactions will be completely handled by AI, an increase of 400 percent from 2017.

How to Make Your Customer Experience Convenient

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Convenience has a significant influence on the outcome of your Customer Experience. It is crucial you ensure you are making it as easy as possible for your customers to do business with you. Your Customers Like Their Version of Convenience, Too. Blogs Customer Experience

Guest Blog: Why Convenience is a Key Differentiator in CX

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This week we feature an article by Jaime Bailey who writes about how important convenience has become to the customer experience and how it is a necessity for providing a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. . Have you gone through your own company’s customer journey recently?

Guest Blog: My Best Examples of Customer Experience Stories

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This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague, Mike Schoultz shares a few customer experience stories that demonstrate how companies have handled customer experiences, some well and some not so well.

8 Key Stats to Prove Customer Experience Delivers ROI

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I decided that for people working in Customer Experience, we needed a way to stay on message, too. So, I am going to share with you some vital statistics about Customer Experience and how they deliver ROI because let’s face it, it’s about the ROI, Stupid.

Is Your Customer Experience Infected?

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But when it comes to Customer Experience, Cooties are a real thing and they are affecting the decisions that your Customer’s make. So how are cooties affecting your customer experience? The Power of Our Mind to Shape Our Customer Experiences.

Guest Blog: Breaking Out of Your Customer Experience Comfort Zone

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This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague, Tom Hoffman shares a personal story that translates into a great lesson for the customer experience. We must always be looking for new and different ways to improve upon the customer experience.

Guest Blog: 3 Essential Stages of Cultivating a Winning Customer Experience

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This week we feature an article by Meyer Baron who writes about the essential stages of a winning customer experience. Smart companies promise a positive customer service experience, and they deliver. – Shep Hyken. Improved customer service training.

Guest Blog: 5 Surefire Ways to Improve Online Communication with Your Customers

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This week we feature an article by Alexandra Mederrick who writes about why effectively communicating online with your customers is a key to success for any business. One that unlocks the opportunity to form a relationship and build customer loyalty. . Talk to customers in real-time.

Guest Blog: How to Keep a Tab on Customer Experience with Continuous Testing

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This week we feature an article by Anand Srinivasan who looks at a few ways a business can keep tabs on the customer experience through continuous testing. – Shep Hyken. Conversion rate may thus be a good indicator of how good the visitors’ experience is on your website.

Guest Blog: Key KPIs You Must Monitor for an Optimal Customer Experience

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Depending on whether your Customer Care department is an extension of your marketing or your customer service strategy, the KPIs you give yourself may be different. Type: Customer Centric. Type: Customer Centric. Speed is always a major component of customer satisfaction.

Employee Happiness is the Key to an Excellent Customer Experience

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What we know from early research on employee engagement is that if you have happy employees, chances are you’re going to have satisfied customers. My new ebook, Happy Employees Make Happy Customers , explores this concept in great detail. Blogs

Guest Blog: How Does AI Marketing Help Drive Customer Engagement?

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This week we feature an article by Lindsay Tjepkema who writes about how artificial intelligence marketing (AIM) is becoming more important to our success in engaging with customers. Below are a few ways AIM can create higher levels of customer engagement.

Guest Blog: Connect With Your Customers & Watch Your Business Grow

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This week we feature an article by Molly Moore about why phone calls and online chat can make the difference between customer-centric brands and everybody else. In fact, nearly t wo-thirds (65%) of potential customers want to reach brands by phone.

Why Uncertainty Can Destroy Your Customer Experience

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Uncertainty influences a lot of our customer behavior. We discussed some of the psychological theories behind our need to placate uncertainty as customers in a recent podcast. One of the most worthwhile for us to talk about is Prospect Theory and its implications for customer behavior.

Guest Blog: How Companies are Using Bots to Enhance Customer Experience

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This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague, Manuel Grenacher, writes about how using bots can help manage and improve the customer experience. Used properly, I believe bots can be an customer service excellent tool. Customer Care Customer Experience

Guest Blog: How Live Chat Can Improve Conversion Rate For Your Business

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Live chat is a powerful tool that can help you reach your customer in a myriad of different ways. There is nothing more frustrating for a customer than dealing with a piece of technology that is hard to find and even harder to use. Hold your customer’s hand a little. Customize.

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.

Guest Blog: What Time Does Amazon Close?

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This week we feature an article by Chip Bell who writes about the importance of being easily accessible and convenient for your customers to do business with you. – Shep Hyken. I was among a group of bank customers standing in the rain at 8:55 am in front of the branch.

Guest Blog: How One Experience Started My CX Passion

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My obsession for Customer Experience (CX) started when I received a package in the mail on a random afternoon. To no surprise, this experience left a positive impression on me. I could write a book just about my Trader Joe’s customer experience!

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Guest Blog: Thank Your Customer With Actions Not Words

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This week we feature an article by Ashwini Dave who writes about how important it is to show your customer’s appreciation in order to retain their loyalty. Organizations are irrelevant without customers. But not all businesses can boast of loyal customers.

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Customer Experience ROI: How You Prove You Understand Customer Experience Strategy

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Customer Experience as an industry is at a crossroads. In our recent podcast, we had a guest Bob Thompson, CEO of Customer Think Corp., Both firms agreed that the Customer Experience Industry as a whole was not showing any significant increases or ROI. Blogs

Guest Blog: Stop Wasting Money!

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This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague from Down Under, Warwick Merry, writes about an experience he had that demonstrates why a business must have the systems and processes in place to take care of new and existing customers.

Who Wins – Brand Or Customer Experience?

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Six years later, the outcomes of this study hold true – customers’ emotional and subconscious responses to your brand account for a good half of the total Customer Experience. The Doritos Customer Experience becomes one of frivolity, of not taking things too seriously.

Five Customer Experience Blogs You’ve Got to Follow

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Customer experience is one of the largest competitive advantages for businesses today. But we have some good news: we’ve put together a list of five CX blogs you can follow to kick off the new year with great content delivered right to your inbox. Customer Support Customer ExperienceWith tons of knowledge and great minds to learn from, choosing where to focus your time can be a daunting task.

Is CX Dying? 7 Ways to Save Customer Experience at Your Organization

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I recently read two pieces of research about Customer Experience that worried me. The first was from Nunwood , a UK-based research company with a Customer Experience index, and it showed that improvements in Customer Experience were not happening.

Digital Transformation: The Unexpected Opportunities and Surprising Problems for Customer Experience

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However, the experiences are entirely different and have different Customer Experiences. Moreover, I have different expectations from these experiences. We discussed the digital transformation and its effect on Customer Experience in our recent podcast.