Guest Post: Combine Customer Service and Customer Experience to Grow Your Business

ShepHyken

She explains the difference between customer service and customer experience and shares how implementing both into your business creates success. But, in the meantime, what happens to customer service? Customer service takes precedence.

Customer Service Week Day 3!

Myra Golden Media

Day 3 of Customer Service Week was fun! I shared ten super-energizers that are fantastic for Customer Service Week and beyond! Customer Experience DesignOh, wow! If you missed the live event, no worries. We’ve got you covered with the replay below.

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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.

Reducing Customer Service Friction

Contact Center Pipeline

Customer service operations in the hardest-hit industries are still struggling to perform at the most basic level. Customers have taken to social media and have even reached out to the media to share accounts of their time-consuming efforts spent […].

Customer Engagement + Bots: Connect with your customers in a new way

Speaker: Noel Roberts, CTO and VP of Marketing, Aria Solutions

Join CCNG member Noel Roberts of Aria as he discusses how to leverage chatbots to deliver excellent customer service that improves the customer experience and drives ROI. We’ll look at some of the challenges facing organizations, including common pitfalls, and will recommend ways to avoid them.

Your customer service “Oh Sh*t Kit”

Customer Service Life

It got me thinking about customer service and how, when working with customers, we may not always know what will happen and we need to be ready for anything. What is in my Customer Service “Oh Sh*t Kit” may be different than yours, and that’s great.

Guest Post: How to Enhance Customer Experience Through Change

ShepHyken

He shares 5 habits of companies that went through dramatic transformation and still managed to improve the customer experience. 5 Habits of Companies that Improve Customer Experience Through Change. Prioritize human needs (customers, partners and employees).

How Customer Service Vision Affects Great Customer Experience

CX Global Media

Great Customer Service Vision begins with defining what your customers need. The post How Customer Service Vision Affects Great Customer Experience appeared first on CX Global Media.

How Customer Experience Analytics Enhance Customer Service

Advantage Communications

Customer experience is your customers’ overall perceptions and feelings about your business and brand based on interactions they have had with you. Contact Center customer experience

National Customer Service Week 2021!

Myra Golden Media

Mark your Calendars for October 4 – 8, 2021, because we’re celebrating National Customer Service Week! This year’s theme is, Celebrating the Heart of Service. Customer Experience Design

5 Ways to Engage Employees for Immediate Impact

Speaker: Vicki Brackett, Author and COO of Sinousia

Author of the new book The Leadership Toolbox and Chief Operating Officer of Sinousia, Vicki Brackett shares creative and proven ways to engage your employees in either work at home environment or traditional brick and mortar. These strategies have been vetted by thousands of employees and have a track record of making immediate impact to customer service satisfaction scores, sales conversion, absenteeism and employee retention. When it comes to employee performance, you must be proactive on the front-end, or you are forced to be reactive on the back end!

Customer Experience Perfection Is Easy to Achieve

Contact Center Pipeline

A common viewpoint in our industry today is that getting a group of agents to offer a consistently exceptional customer experience is a complex mystery full of unknowns. Customer Experience Sponsored Posts customer experience customer service QA quality assurance

Five Low-Cost Ways To Improve Your Customer Service And 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. In honor of National Small Business Week ( #SmallBusinessWeek ), here are five highly effective, low- or no-cost ways to amp up the quality of your customer service experience. When things go wrong, it’s uncomfortable for employee and customer alike.

On Being an Accountable Customer Service Leader

Customer Service Life

The other day I was reviewing emails sent to our customers to make sure they were doing all of the following behaviors (Coincidentally, these are the behaviors on our quality form): Making a human connection. Reviewing the customer’s history and notes. Empowering the customer.

How Much Does It Cost to Give Great Customer Service?

ShepHyken

I recently wrote an article in Forbes about how to get customers to pay more. The focus, of course, was on customer service and experience. Research has irrefutably proven that customers will pay more for a better experience.

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.

Why Customer Experience Matters

Contact Center Pipeline

Yes, they’re customer service professionals, but do your agents really know why customer experience (CX) matters and what a pivotal role they play in the success of the business? When agents realize their impact on CX, they can deliver better outcomes for everyone.

A Boring Customer Service Experience—That’s What Our Customers Want

ShepHyken

Call me boring, but I want the same thing every time—at least when it comes to customer experience. I want to predict the experience I’m going to have with the people and places I do business with. It is, but this is good monotony—the kind of monotony our customers like.

Customer Service Life Updates – February 2020

Customer Service Life

The Greatest Avenger of the CX Universe – If you were going to hire a character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to spearhead the customer experience effort in your organization, who would it be? Beyond “buy 10 get one free”: What is customer loyalty?

Customer service vs customer experience: What’s the real difference?

Tethr

We talk a lot about the customer experience. Improve your customer service”, you may have read on our website in several places —what can we say, we’re passionate about it—in order to change your customer experience for the better! Sorry, service team!)

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.

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Improve a Bad Customer Experience

ShepHyken

He writes about how to turn negative customer service interactions into positive experiences. You would more than likely prefer if all of your customer interactions and transactions were completed smoothly and resulted in positive experiences for the customer and your business.

3 reasons to stop conflating customer service with customer experience

Inside Customer Service

Our phone lines rang throughout the office whenever a customer was holding for more than a minute. The president thought it was my job to stop the surge since I was the customer service manager. It was a miserable experience to get blamed for their failures.

Customer Service Week Surprise From Salesforce – Unboxing!

Myra Golden Media

My son brought in an enormous box from Salesforce Service Cloud 360 full of goodies! Customer Experience DesignWatch me unbox that surprise here. servicetrailblazers #customerserviceweek [link]. Oh, my gosh! This is amazing! .

Thanksgiving Week Special: A Recipe for Amazing Customer Service

ShepHyken

Always thinking about how everything in life ties to customer service, I wondered, “What is a good recipe for customer service?” Leadership defines the customer service and CX vision for everyone to follow.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

that customers may decide to go elsewhere, to. savings and improves customer satisfaction. overstaffing, minimizes customer wait times. and optimizes the customer experience. forecasted customer. customer’s initial. service levels.

Guest Post: How to Nail Automated Customer Service Email Writing

ShepHyken

Sh e provides tips and examples of how to improve the customer experience with automated support emails. Email automation is a way to keep your customers happy. With automation, you improve the quality of communication and keep customers updated in a timely manner.

Guest Blog: How To Improve the Customer Experience Starting Today

ShepHyken

She provides multiple strategies to improve the customer experience in order to gain and retain repeat customers. It’s been said that customer service is dead. But, that does not mean that you cannot improve your customersexperiences with your business.

The Customer Service Experience Doesn’t Begin with the Greeting

ShepHyken

You call the customer service hotline. A pleasant customer support agent picks up the phone and enthusiastically greets you, ready to help resolve your problem or answer your question. The friendly voice comes on after you, the customer, may have already spent 30 minutes holding.

6 Ways to Boss Customer Service Calls

Myra Golden Media

Now you can give your employees even more great skills for delivering the best customer experience and for handling difficult customer situations. Sign up for my email list and learn specific tips, approaches, and phrases to help your employees help your customers.

Executive Report: The Customer Data Too Often Overlooked by the C-Suite

INTRODUCTION Business Transformation and Analytics: Driving Change in a Customer-Centric World | 3. understand new sources of customer data and. quickly act to meet new customer expectations. percent) and direct feedback from customers (39. product or service.

The Customer Service Gap

ShepHyken

I’ve written about the customer service gap before. The second version of the gap focused on narrowing the distance between you and your customers. The closer you are to your customers, and the more you are meeting their needs, the narrower the gap is between you and your customer. This also puts your competition further away from your customers. In a truly customer-focused organization, you might even see the gap reversed.

Small Improvements in Customer Service Create Big Wins

ShepHyken

So, here’s the question to consider: What small change will enhance the experience for the customer, even if it is just by 1%? My friend and client, Jason Bradshaw of Volkswagen in Australia, was tasked with improving the customer experience for the VW dealerships.

How to Avoid Roadblocks to Great Customer Service

ShepHyken

What gets in the way of creating a great customer service experience for you and/or your organization? Is it a process that is clunky, inconvenient and difficult for the customer? This is similar to an exercise that we do in our customer service workshops.

Striking the Right Balance as a Customer Service Leader

Customer Service Life

As a customer service leader, there’s a certain balance I’ve struggled to find. Spending too much time interacting with customers can leave me feeling like our team is treading water and not making progress on key initiatives.

2021 State of Customer Service Experience Report

Consumers are shopping online more now than ever before but find the service experience inadequate. Download The Northridge Group's State of Customer Service Experience report for more insights into the latest customer experience trends.

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of December 28, 2020

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Gift Experiences Can Create an Emotional Connection With Customers by Wise Marketer Staff. Excellent Customer Service?

5 Top Customer Service Articles For the Week of March 15, 2021

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. How to Deliver Memorable Customer Experiences in a Post-Pandemic World | We Are Forever Changed by Joseph Michelli.

Customer Service Week Day 4!

Myra Golden Media

Today in my session, I focused on helping customer service leaders nurture themselves. And then, in the afternoon, my son brought in an enormous box from Salesforce Service Cloud 360 full of goodies! Join me tomorrow for the final day of Customer Service Week! .

How to Transform the Customer Experience

ShepHyken

Want to engage and connect with your customers more effectively? I had a chance to interview Matt for my Be Amazing or Go Home TV show, and he shared specific insights on how to improve the customer experience. When a customer wants something, they often want it right now.

How to Make the Transition to Customer Service Outsourcing

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

You’re feeling the pressure of keeping your employees engaged and improving your customer experience, but you’re not sure if you’re ready or even know how to make a smooth transition to a contact center. Randy Clapp, Chief Revenue Officer of Advantage Communications, will lead you through an outsourcing Self-Assessment you can apply to your business in this insightful webinar developed to provide you with the building blocks to take your customer service experience to the next level.