Imagine if Every Company had a Chief Customer Officer

Beyond Philosophy

Now, I propose they make a little more room for the latest addition to the leadership: The Chief Customer Officer (CCO). Today, we differentiate ourselves in new ways , the most important being how the Customer feels about their experience with you.

The Evolving Chief Customer Officer: Identifying Value, Authority, Scope, Responsibilities, and Strategic Direction Within the Enterprise

Beyond Philosophy

In the past decade, we’ve seen the number of companies with an individual in the role of Chief Customer Officer (CCO) – nicely defined by Wikipedia as “the executive responsible for the total relationship with an organization’s customers” – grow from under 100 to thousands today. They are; Customer Experience and Value Optimization. Customer Insight, Data and Action Generation. Customer Relationship-Building. Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D.,

Book Review – Chief Customer Officer 2.0 – How to Build Your Customer Driven Growth Engine

ijgolding

Even if your company does not yet have a ‘Chief Customer Officer’ or ‘CCO’ it is unlikely to be long before they do! This is partly due to the fact that Customer Experience is still in its relative infancy as a profession.

Customer Experience + Marketing: Pro’s & Con’s

ClearAction

Customer Experience + Marketing: Pro’s & Con’s Lynn Hunsaker. What happens when the Chief Marketing Officer doubles as Chief Customer Experience Officer? How Marketers Think of Customer Experience.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of February 11, 2019

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Anatomy of the VP Customer Experience Role by Lynn Hunsaker. It’s softening the edges that keep sales, marketing, and customer service operating in separate boxes.

Customer Experience + Marketing: Pro’s & Con’s

ClearAction

Customer Experience + Marketing: Pro’s & Con’s. What happens when the Chief Marketing Officer doubles as Chief Customer Experience Officer? How Executives Think of Customer Experience.

Customer Experience & Marketing Workforce of the Future

ClearAction

Customer Experience & Marketing Workforce of the Future Lynn Hunsaker. At our company’s leadership summit, I was inspired to hear our leaders on the stage saying with equal voice how important customer experience is alongside with with revenue growth and innovation.”

5 Reasons Your Marketing Needs Human Evaluation

360Connext

Jeannie Walters , speaker, writer and CEO of 360Connext, recently visited us at Hallmark and we had the opportunity to discuss the intricate weaving of the disciplines between marketing and customer experience. So how do you make your marketing more effective?

Amazing Business Radio: Donna Peeples

ShepHyken

and Improve Customer Service. Shep Hyken speaks with Donna Peeples, a customer experience expert and Chief Customer Officer of Pypestream, a technology company offering secure mobile messaging, about how embracing change can enhance customer service and improve customer loyalty.

Has Marketing lost its way or is it just changing? A perspective by Bernard Page

ijgolding

Where does Customer Experience (CX) ‘sit’ in an organisation? In the meantime, I am delighted to share the perspective from the marketing community. Among other things, I am the Course Director of Customer Experience Management for the CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing).

Can your digital experience integrate behaviours?

Peter Lavers

I therefore define it as how humans interact with digital channels & media as part of their overall customer experience. I also think it’s important to distinguish single channel from multi-channel and omnichanel customer experience, in which the digital experience is only one factor.

Do you know what campaigns and offers are driving your business?

Tethr

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Amazing Business Radio: Jim Iyoob

ShepHyken

What can you do to help create an effortless customer experience? Shep Hyken sits down with Jim Iyoob, the Chief Customer Officer at E-Tech Global Services , to discuss the balance between AI and human interaction and how to deliver a convenient and effortless customer experience. ?.

Amazing Business Radio: Jason Bradshaw

ShepHyken

Shep Hyken sits down with Jason Bradshaw to talk about his new book, It’s All About CEX: The Essential Guide to Customer and Employee Experience. They also discuss the compounding effect of being 1% better, how customers and employees measure success, and how to build a community of champions.

What’s the difference between customer service and customer experience?

Call Center Coach

While I knew our time together would be full of sharing and insight, I especially loved the way he was able to answer the nagging question, “What’s the difference between customer service and customer experience?”. That’s why I’m passionate about customer service.

How Can Your Company and Customers Profit Most from Higher Employee Commitment?

Beyond Philosophy

Whenever this is surfaced, it’s useful to ask some relevant questions with regard to ultimate enterprise value, particularly the employee experience vis-à-vis the customer experience. What takes precedence, employees or customers? We’re not saying choose your people over your customers.

8 Ways to Tell Whether Your CEO Supports You

Beyond Philosophy

Over the 13 years I worked on Customer Experience, I learned the tell-tale signs of authentic commitment. How to Check the Commitment of Your CEO: Count the number of times the CEO mentions Customers in any communication. If you don’t hear your CEO talking, emailing, or meeting about Customers, he or she isn’t focused on them. Keep track of how much time is devoted to Customer issues in meetings. If you don’t see Customers there, they didn’t make the cut.

Guest Blog: Impact of Technological Advancements on Consumer Behavior

ShepHyken

With technological advancements, the market has seen a tremendous shift in consumer behavior. Today, a typical customer expects a prompt response and fast service from any business. Customers are connected. Jim Iyoob is the Chief Customer Officer for Etech Global Services.

Amazing Business Radio: Jason Bradshaw

ShepHyken

Shep Hyken sits down with Jason Bradshaw to talk about his new book, It’s All About CEX: The Essential Guide to Customer and Employee Experience. They also discuss the compounding effect of being 1% better, how customers and employees measure success, and how to build a community of champions.

6 Top Influencers Share Secrets to Proactive Support and Success

Mindtouch

The connected customer is upon us. The subscription economy demands a proactive Support and Success initiative to serve that customer. And the future of enterprise depends on actionable insights to deliver proactive support throughout the entire customer journey. These give us the why , how , what , and where your customers are looking to be served. Creating a proactive strategy allows you take known customer behaviors to predict future customer needs.

Amazing Business Radio: Jim Iyoob

ShepHyken

What can you do to help create an effortless customer experience? Shep Hyken sits down with Jim Iyoob, the Chief Customer Officer at E-Tech Global Services , to discuss the balance between AI and human interaction and how to deliver a convenient and effortless customer experience. ?.

Announcing the People’s Choice: TOP 100 Customer Success Strategists of 2017

Mindtouch

We evaluated thousands of members within the Customer Success community and created a measurement that took into account a wide range of metrics including internet presence, influence, authorship, individual contributions, community engagement and participation. The TOP 100 Customer Success Strategists list is frequently updated and always evolving. Outstanding Customer Success Strategists. Adam Waid , Salesforce, Director of Customer Success, @adamwaid, LinkedIn.

Best Tips to Improve Customer Service This Holiday Season

ProProfs Blog

And it’s time you gear up to tackle all customer queries and requests on time. Now, there are many online platforms that advice you on how to improve your customer service this holiday season. Lavy Mammen Customer Experience Consultant, GEA Group Americas, Inc. Customer Support

Speaking The Language Of CX Value

Customer Centric Support

How to foster a customer-centric mindset in a dollars-driven reality. For six years, I’d held a Customer Service job with essentially one objective: make everyone around me happy, and make customers happy as a consequence. Read “Chief Customer Officer 2.0”

8 Powerful Customer Experience Bloggers You Need to Watch in 2018

Fonolo

For trusted, richly informative, and dynamic articles on customer experience tips and trends, we strongly suggest you turn your attention towards these trusted bloggers nay, industry leaders. Customers. Not only is omnichannel customer support something to be desired; it’s in demand.

How to Make Performance Metrics Truly Matter

Contact Center Geek

The same team members that you expect to be the voice of your company, the ones that you want to empower to deliver a better customer experience, the ones that you want to identify road blocks to good service. This article originally appeared on ICMI.

2019 Contact Center Conferences

VHT

CCW: Customer Contact Week – Austin, TX – Dates TBD. At this robust and informative conference, you will be able to attend master classes, interactive workshops and listen to some of the leading influencers and executives in both business and customer service.

The Social Enabled Call Center: How to Create a Social Media Call Center (Part 2)

Etech

In my last blog post, we defined what a Social Enabled Call Center is, a call center using social media platforms to effectively interact with their customers. We also looked at a couple of ways to enhance the customer experience within the Social Media call center.

Is 2015 the Year of #CX?

CX Journey

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. customer experience

10 Ways to Improve your Customer Success Strategy

Kayako

There is no shortage of opinion in the market place about Customer Success; what it is, how to execute and whether growth should be a success metric are all hot topics. Do your processes work for 40 customers? Are you still onboarding every user/customer with a web-call?

How to Get a Pay Rise as a Customer Support Manager

Kayako

Particularly for humble customer support teams, who are secretly people pleasers, and find it difficult to put themselves before others for a change. When we put together the Customer Support State of Profession, one of the biggest surprises we found was the disparity in salaries.

Break Down #CX Barriers with Storytelling

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay Have you used storytelling in your customer experience management journey? The art of storytelling is an important one in the customer experience world. there was a company that was losing employees, customers and, ultimately, money.

Your Company Is Writing Checks That The Contact Center Can't Cash.

JM Robbins & Associates

During the past few months, your contact center has made significant strides in improving customer satisfaction, increasing employee engagement, and delivering on your key performance indicators. Is providing a good customer service experience truly an organization-wide priority?

14 Articles to Help You Deliver Flawless Customer Experiences in 2017

Kayako

It’s easy to rush into 2017 without appreciating the good parts of 2016: there is now a lot of great content out there that supports you, the customer advocating superhero! How do you round off a year that’s been so good to the customer service industry?

How to Get a Pay Rise as a Customer Support Manager

Kayako

Particularly for humble customer support teams, who are secretly people pleasers, and find it difficult to put themselves before others for a change. When we put together the Customer Support State of Profession, one of the biggest surprises we found was the disparity in salaries.

10 Silos Impact Customer Experience

ClearAction

10 Silos Impact Customer Experience Lynn Hunsaker. This might be the highest-ROI effort of your customer experience council, chief customer officer, chief operating officer — or better yet, every employee. Customer Experience Data Silos Demystified.

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem?

ClearAction

What is Customer Experience Ecosystem? And Wells Fargo employees creating phony accounts for customers in order to meet an internal goal of 8 accounts per customer. Penney’s case, its core customers appreciated getting good deals through discount sales.

T?he 2016 Customer Election

Teresa Allen

The fight for customers in this year's consumer election is also now totally in the hands of the disgruntled or delighted individual. So why has the landscape changed in such a profound way, and what is the message for those involved in the fight for customers? I am your customer.

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams

ClearAction

Creating World-Class Customer Experience Teams. In a recent #CXO tweet chat these same success factors were discussed as they apply to customer experience teams. The Formation of Customer Experience (CX) Teams. CX Team Dysfunction Affects the Customer Experience.

T?he 2016 Customer Election

Teresa Allen

The fight for customers in this year's consumer election is also now totally in the hands of the disgruntled or delighted individual. So why has the landscape changed in such a profound way, and what is the message for those involved in the fight for customers? I am your customer.