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How Listening to Customer Impacts Your Bottom Line

Callminer

We recently published The CallMiner Index: Consumer Switching By Sector, The Reasons and The Impact of Call Centers and are hosting a webinar on November 13th to discuss the numerous findings.

Plan and Measure = Pleasure

Contact Center Pipeline

Like all humans, contact center leaders are driven by the brain’s insatiable desire to experience PLEASURE and in so doing avoid PAIN! I think I have a PLAN to accomplish this mission. Planning is essential to business in general and to contact centers in particular.

This Holiday Season will Belong to the Creative Contact Center Staffers

inContact

The U.S. Job market is on fire! Recently released data shows the unemployment rate is 3.7% , the lowest it’s been since 1969 when a good chunk of our population was removed from the work force in order to fight the war in Vietnam.

Seven Key Strategic Questions Critical to CX That You Must Answer

Beyond Philosophy

I went to Bahrain for the first time recently. I was a keynote speaker there for a Customer Experience conference. I was fascinated by the country. There is a lot of Customer Experience activity happening there. Rami Sweis, the CEO of GolfCX invited me to speak at the conference.

The Challenges of Omnichannel: Why so Many Contact Centers Struggle with Digital Self-Service

To find how contact centers are navigating the transition to omnichannel customer service, Calabrio surveyed more than 1,000 marketing and customer experience leaders in the U.S. and U.K. about their digital customer communication strategies. Read the report to find out what was uncovered.

6 Most Popular Customer Experience Metrics and KPIs Explained Simply

Lumoa

Job Loss – Why me? What now?

Call Center Weekly

By Ron Rhodes October 24, 1929 was a Thursday. The weather was partly cloudy, chilly, with a daytime high of about 49 degrees Fahrenheit, cool for that time of year. People began their day like any other, breakfast, news reports, perhaps even morning prayers.

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How To Get Started With AI-Powered Customer Service Automation

DigitalGenius Blog

The age of AI-powered customer service automation is upon us.

3 Crucial Steps to Achieving Monitoring Success in a Complex IT Environment

ConvergeOne

Monitoring has proven to be one of the more difficult components of IT for many years, perhaps because we make too many assumptions about how monitoring works and what the monitoring tools we use can actually do.

Tips for Midsize Companies to Win the Cloud Customer Service Game

Bright Pattern

Customers want effortless, personal customer service across all channels including digital channels like in-app and social messengers , but according to IQPC and Gartner, only 5–10% of companies are providing a true omnichannel experience.

My November Newsletter is Out

Jon Arnold

Just a quick shout-out, but if you’re a subscriber, you already have it. For everyone else, if you like what I do, and want to better understand how I support my clients, you’ll want to subscribe. Here’s the link , and you’ll have it in no time.

The Top 3 Ways to Forecast for Your Contact Center

Forecasting is no easy task. It can be difficult to schedule the right amount of agents at the right time. Download our ebook to learn how to reduce overstaffing and understaffing, lower customer wait times and improve the customer experience with proper forecasting.

5 Benefits of Adaptive Routing You Should Definitely Know About

Nexmo

Adaptive routing (AR) is an algorithm technology that continually tests the best routes among all its carrier partners for the deliverability of SMS, voice, and other communications.

Blueworx Releases Voice Response 7.9

Blueworx

Delivering enhancements to protect every customer interaction Tulsa, Oklahoma – Blueworx, a provider of Interactive Voice and Customer Experience solutions designed to deliver efficient, scalable, and reliable voice technologies, announced […]. The post Blueworx Releases Voice Response 7.9 appeared first on Blueworx. News Blueworx Voice Response 7.9 IBM Voice Gateway Linux PCI PCI compliance

Contact Center Trends to Watch in 2019

SharpenCX

Back to Basics Edition Today’s tech-enabled contact center thrives on connectivity served up with a side of engagement. Engagement” is one of those words that’s quickly earned a slot on your contact center’s Buzzword Bingo card. It’s corporate psychology that’s. Read More.

Customer Service In The Digital Age

Avoxi

Roy Atkinson makes any short list of leading service and support industry influencers. His specialty is exploring the connection between customer service and technology, with extensive experience in the IT and technology industries. Roy took a few minutes to update us on his latest thoughts on how best to serve customers in today’s digital… The post Customer Service In The Digital Age appeared first on AVOXI. Other Virtual Numbers

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

A recent Calabrio research study of more than 1,000 C-Suite executives has revealed leaders are missing a key data stream – voice of the customer data. Download the report to learn how executives can find and use VoC data to make more informed business decisions.

Traits of Successful Customer Advocacy Initiatives

Brad Cleveland

When implementing your own customer advocacy initiatives, it can be helpful to learn what was worked well for others. This video explores ways organizations have structured their advocacy programs and five traits of successful initiatives.

7 Common Manufacturing Challenges (And How Communication Can Solve Them)

West

Although many people are bearish when talking about manufacturing — saying that “jobs are moving overseas” or “nothing is made locally anymore” — the U.S. is actually on track to become the world’s most competitive manufacturing country by 2020.

5 Ways Auto Dialer Can Make Contact Strategies Smarter

Ameyo

In a call center, auto dialer is no less than a lifesaver from the redundant manual process of dialing. But, its benefits range beyond just saving time. An auto dialer is the base of contact strategy which not just automates the call center dialing process but rather brings logic to your contact strategy. In addition […]. The post 5 Ways Auto Dialer Can Make Contact Strategies Smarter appeared first on Ameyo. Auto Dialer Call Center Dialer

Did You Hear? We’re Still Hiring!

Alorica

A few weeks ago, we launched Alorica’s first “National Recruiting Day” to support filling 26,000 open positions in North America across more than 70 sites in the United States and Canada. We even received support from local media at sites in El Paso, Texas; Joplin, Mo.; Owensboro, Ky.; Saraland, Ala.;

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Your Complete Customer Engagement Handbook

Transform your contact center to build relationships with your customers that will last a lifetime.

Employee Experience Comes First

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Worthix There should be no doubt: companies must recognize that employees come first. I had a great time talking about this and many other topics when I joined Mary Drumond and James Conrad with Worthix for their Voices of Customer Experience podcast.

8 sensational ways to rank higher in Google

Salmat

Ranking high in Google search is still one of the best ways to attract unpaid traffic to your website. According to Moz the google algorithm gets updated around 500-600 times per year and there are more than 200 well-known ranking factors that can influence your business’s ranking position

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