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Playing to Win in Customer Service

ShepHyken

So, what does this have to do with business, specifically customer service and CX? In the customer service world, we should create a “game plan” to deliver an experience that is perfect, never requiring a customer to reach out to us because of problems. Plenty! In any team sport, the goal is to win.

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Three Customer Service and CX Metrics Every Employee Needs to Understand

ShepHyken

Many of you who read my articles or watch my videos may not have jobs related to customer service or CX measurement, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to what I’m about to share. While all three of these customer service and CX metrics can formally be measured, most likely, you’re not the one doing the measuring.

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“We Deliver Amazing Customer Service”: The Difference Between Perception and Reality

ShepHyken

When it comes to customer service and customer experience (CX), there is a difference between perception and reality. First, how we think our customers perceive our customer service and CX is often not the reality. They should learn firsthand what it’s like to be a customer. It’s just our perception.

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Customer Service Is Like Dating

ShepHyken

I like the title of this article, but perhaps a more appropriate title might be: Customer Service Is Like Being Married. The buying cycle for a customer typically includes a little research, talking to a salesperson, making the purchase, and whatever happens after the sale. Connect with Shep on LinkedIn.

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7 KPIs For Excellent Customer Service

Nobelbiz Guide: 7 KPIs For Excellent Customer Service

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Customer Service Is a Team Sport

ShepHyken

The employees recognized that customer service is a team sport. It’s everyone’s job to make sure the customers leave happy. Unfortunately, I’ve also witnessed the opposite at a restaurant. Get more information on The Customer Focus ™ customer service training programs. I liked what I was seeing.

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What never changes in Customer service

CCNG

Customers still like to talk to people! In the late 90s, I thought I would get rich by eliminating humans in customer service. Customer service is still a game of defense There is a lot of advise on how to improve customer service. The reward for great customer service is nebulous.

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7th Annual CX Report by The Northridge Group Uncovers Priority Training Focus

New research reveals 92% of business leaders would like to provide additional training to their customer service representatives. JUST RELEASED! Soft skills training stands out as a priority area of investment and/or improvement.

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New 2023 State of CX Survey Uncovers Work From Home Misalignment

The Northridge Group’s State of CX 2023 Part II research report reveals that nearly 50% of consumers surveyed had knowingly spoken to a customer service associate working from home—and almost 75% of those respondents felt the associate's location did not impact the service or experience. JUST RELEASED!

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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.

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NEW! 2023 State of CX Research Report Just Released!

Check out The Northridge Group’s latest CX research report—the 7th annual CX survey of 1,000 customers and 250 business executives—to see additional statistics as well as insights that businesses can use to benchmark their customer service and improve the overall experience!

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How to Take Your Contact Center Omnichannel in 2022

Speaker: Cognigy and CCT

Adding chatbots and voice bots are great first steps contact centers are taking to automate customer service. Customers of 2022 are more likely to expect brands to communicate with them on their channel of choice. But what about other digital channels?

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Using AI to Empower Contact Center Agents and Improve CX and EX

While integrating AI is necessary to provide high-quality digital customer service, it is only a piece of the communication platform puzzle. Creating a seamless customer and employee experience requires a full suite of functionality.

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How to Build an AI-Powered Contact Center as a Service Platform

Trusted by over 750 customers in banking, healthcare, and commerce, the LinkLive Contact Center Platform empowers businesses to deliver trusted digital customer service experiences through a broad range of channels including voice, video, chat, secure email, and more.

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How to Improve Customer Satisfaction With an Intelligent Virtual Assistant

Speaker: Aarde Cosseboom, Contact Center & Customer Experience Advisor and Co-Host of the Another Cloud Podcast

Join Aarde Cosseboom, Contact Center & Customer Experience Advisor and Co-Host of the Another Cloud Podcast, for this enlightening discussion which will include: What are the benefits of an IVA to a customer service team? How IVAs play into customer satisfaction. Best practices to successfully roll out a new IVA.