How to provide an effortless customer experience

TechSee

You hunt for the customer service number in the user guide to see if they can help, wait on hold for 22 minutes and then have the Tier-1 support agent walk you through a series of steps that you’ve just finished trying yourself based on the troubleshooting instructions.

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

ShepHyken

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

ShepHyken

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.

Women Leadership & Customer Experience

Call Center Weekly

TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY WOMEN, TO BUILD THEIR SKILLS AND FOCUS ON A CAREER IN THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE FIELD. Voxpro interviewed five women leaders who talk about the need for females in high-level customer-focused roles. By Stacy Sherman (MBA, CX Certified) ?

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

Speaker: Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer, Advantage Communications Inc.

Guest Blog: How to Make Effective Customer Experience Strategies for a Software Development Company?

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Charles Richard who shares an article about how important it is for software development companies to have a successful customer experience strategy. Let’s Get Acquainted With the Term Customer Experience.

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. From Customer Service to Customer Experience.

Bridging the Customer Experience Perception Gap

Call Center Weekly

Long lumped in with Customer Service, the entire Customer Experience concept is finally being acknowledged as a weighty differential in the quest to build customer loyalty and increase sales. Now, these same questions need to be asked of your staff and your customers.

Is Your Customer Experience Infected?

Beyond Philosophy

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.

B2B Customer Experience: All Hands on Deck

Call Center Weekly

Consumers have the power, everyone is an influencer and consistently delivering exceptional customer experience is critical to event success. And as the B2B vs B2C playing field has leveled, buyers expect consumer centric experiences across the board.

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Redefining Customer Experience Metrics for Better Performance

Speaker: Lynn Hunsaker, Chief Customer Officer of ClearAction Continuum

Guest Blog: Digitizing the Customer Experience Without Losing the Customer

ShepHyken

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.

8 Key Stats to Prove Customer Experience Delivers ROI

Beyond Philosophy

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 Accidental?

Beyond Philosophy

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.

The Customer Experience Is Your Best Marketing

ShepHyken

Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large. Both are part of the customer experience (CX). What is marketing?

Study: The Health of the Contact Center

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. customer experience increases pressure on the. center, showing that brands are willing to do—and spend—what it takes to create loyal customers.

Contact Center Customer Experience Best Practices

Callminer

Customer experience (CX) is evolving. As a CX leader, you also need to know which technologies will help you achieve your core objectives in managing the customer experience. Adopt Technologies That Align with Your Customers’ Expectations.

Guest Post: Chatbot vs. Live Chat – Which delivers the best customer experience?

ShepHyken

Your customers are used to ordering a taxi, booking hotel rooms and getting their shirts dry-cleaned in a few taps of their phone screen or clicks of their mouse. Customers can get the service they want, when they want it, how they want it. Their customers are your customers.

Employee Happiness is the Key to an Excellent Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

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.

Top 5 Mistakes in Customer Experience (CX)

Topdown

Customer experience (CX) is more than just icing on the cake—it is a complete recipe for business success. How customers perceive their interactions with a company translates into serious financial implications. Customer Experience

How to Create an Exceptional Customer Experience

Learn 5 actions your organization can take right now to improve the customer experience

Guest Blog: [Infographic] How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Your Brand Deliver a Better Customer Experience

ShepHyken

This week we feature a short article and infographic from Matteo Gasparello explaining why influential brands are using the combination of artificial intelligence and data to provide customers with the experiences they want. gives customers the experience they want.

10 Customer Service Transformations That Can Overhaul Your Customer Experience

Micah Solomon

The author, Micah Solomon, is an author, consultant, influencer, keynote speaker, and trainer in customer service, customer experience, customer service culture, and hospitality. Last week, I suggested quick wins that could improve your customer service and customer experience. Superior customer service depends on superior customer-facing employees; here’s an article of mine on how to get them. [Originally published in Forbes.com.

3 Tips for Improving the Enterprise Customer Experience

Totango

It’s your customers. In fact, customers are far more than just assets; your relationship with them forms the very foundation of your company. Every interaction a customer has with your brand and product—from the first ad they see to the moment they implement your software—matters.

Who Wins – Brand Or Customer Experience?

Beyond Philosophy

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.

The Health of the Contact Center: Are You Ready for 2019?

1The Health of the Contact Center: Agent Well-Being in a Customer-Centric Era 2New study reveals heightened complexity of. customer experience increases pressure on the. center, showing that brands are willing to do—and spend—what it takes to create loyal customers.

The Personality Of Customer Experience

CX Accelerator

When it comes to Customer Experience (CX) work, it takes a very special type of person to be successful. a global community of Customer Experience professionals, where do we tend to excel, and where do we have critical gaps?

Why Uncertainty Can Destroy Your Customer Experience

Beyond Philosophy

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.

Leverage Customer Data to Deliver a Personalized Customer Experience

Contact Center Pipeline

Customers are tired of being treated like numbers. They’re aware of how much of their information and feedback is being collected, and now consumers want the companies they do business with to use that data to provide a more personalized experience.

The Miracle Of Visualizing, Planning, And Executing Your Best Customer Experience Yet – Through Quality Monitoring

Myra Golden Media

When I work with customer service and marketing teams to improve customer interactions, I always ask some form of these questions: “It’s six months from today. What does our customer experience feel/look/sound like?”

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

topic in C-suites, AI for customer engagement is white hot. As a pioneer in AI for contact center customer service and customer. companies to transform—not just improve—customer service and. center customer service. Intelligence in the Customer Engagement.

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

Beyond Philosophy

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.

Building a Successful Customer Experience Strategy

GetFeedback

Companies frequently designate customer experience (CX) as the most exciting opportunity for their business, according to the Digital Marketing Trends Report. Indeed, American Express research shows that a better experience is worth a higher cost for 60% of customers.

CX and EX (Customer Experience and Employee Experience)

ShepHyken

Customer service and customer experience (CX) have become as hot of topics as any in business. It’s become a customer expectation. Don’t deliver on the CX and the customer will find someone – or some company – that does. So, the new question isn’t about customers.

Why Most Customer Experience Programs Fail

Beyond Philosophy

We work with Customer Experience (CX) professionals around the world and train them on how to go about implementing CX programs. The main reason that an organization fails to improve their CX is because of their lack of Customer Centricity. Where does your experience stop?

How Does Customer Experience Impact Angry Customers?

Let's look at how the customer experience of an angry customer informs strategy, and how companies can transform frustrated customers into delighted ones

Customer Experience Fitness Programs

Andrew Mcfarland

If you have ever started a personal fitness program, you know exactly what it is like to encourage a company to begin a customer experience transformation. Here are 4 steps to transform your customer experience fitness.

How to Create a Customer Experience Strategy That Actually Delivers

Connect Managed

Customer Experience Contact Centre

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

Beyond Philosophy

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.

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

ShepHyken

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.

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia