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Being Memorable Makes A Difference

Global Response

Great experiences are emotional experiences and emotional experiences are memorable. And, often times, the memory of an experience is more important than the experience itself! At Global Response, we make it our more. The post Being Memorable Makes A Difference appeared first on Global Response. Culture and Leadership

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Write the Perfect Customer Thank you Email

GetFeedback

We all want to feel appreciated, and your customers are no different. In fact, according to research conducted by the Peppers & Rogers Group , up to 60% of customers will stop dealing with a business that they feel is indifferent to them. So how can you make your customers feel appreciated?

Live Chat vs Chatbots: What You Need to Know

ProProfs Blog

You must have heard this a lot: Customers want their issues resolved, and they want it done now. And why shouldn’t they? They are aware that organizations use tools like live chat software , ticketing systems, and online repositories to make the support process seamless.

Ten Reasons WHY Customers Choose to Do Business with You

ShepHyken

“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.” That quote comes from Simon Sinek, author of the book, Start with Why. This quote makes me think about the different reasons behind why a customer chooses to do business with a company.

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!

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Employees Make When Giving Bad News to Customers

Myra Golden Media

Telling customers what they don’t want to hear is one of the hardest things customer service employees will ever have to do. Giving bad news is hard because of the fear of backlash and because so many customers will just escalate to a supervisor in hopes of getting a different response.

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Top 10 Contact Center Technology Posts in 2018

Contact Center Pipeline

Advances in technology continue to accelerate an exponential rate. If you blinked in 2018, you may have missed the latest developments in today’s digital B2C and B2B environments. What were the biggest technology-related concerns for customer care and contact center leaders in the past year?

Guest Blog: How Millennial’s are Changing the Customer Service Landscape

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Pradeep Rathinam who writes about how we must understand what the large population of millennials expect when it comes to customer service. – Shep Hyken.

Christmas And New Years Message

Beyond Philosophy

Thanks for all your support! Please do a review and tell your friends and colleagues about the podcast. The post Christmas And New Years Message appeared first on. Podcast

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How to Measure Customer Satisfaction With CSAT

GetFeedback

Do you really know how your customers feel about your products and services? How about the quality of your customer service? The only way to really find out is to ask, which is why so many companies measure customer satisfaction regularly.

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

Top 10 Posts in 2018

Contact Center Pipeline

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is already drawing to a close! At year-end, it’s always interesting to pause and take a look back to see which topics piqued the interest of Pipeline blog readers. The following were our 10 most-read posts in 2018.

5 Top Customer Service Articles for the Week of December 24, 2018

ShepHyken

Each week I read a number of customer service and customer experience articles from various resources. Here are my top five picks from last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think too.

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How to Make Time for Self-Care When You Work Remote

Customer Service Life

When it comes to remote work, many of us picture the ease of lounging on our couches in our PJs while plugging away on our laptop. But if we’re not mindful, this way of life can cause our overall well-being to fall off track.

How SaaS Help Desk Software Helps in Achieving Business Goals

ProProfs Blog

Lead generation, sales, and operations continue to be the top business goals, but customer service is the foundation of organizational success.

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Top 5 Workforce Management Posts in 2018

Contact Center Pipeline

Workforce management is a blend of art and science—and without a doubt, an effective WFM strategy is vital to the successful operation of any contact center. What was on the minds of contact center WFMers in 2018? Our five most-read WFM blog posts are below.

Amazing Business Radio: Chrissy Cowell

ShepHyken

The Gig Economy. Cost-Effective Customer Support in an On-Demand Society. Shep Hyken interviews contact center expert Chrissy Cowell.

Everything You Need to Know About Survey Response Rates

GetFeedback

Customer feedback can reveal opportunities for major business growth—what customers want, straight from their own mouths. Instead of relying on hunches, companies can make confident, data-driven decisions that save time and money. Customers benefit from sharing feedback too.

Essential Tactics for Creating Valuable Customer Surveys

ProProfs Blog

There is nothing more effective than a customer survey when it comes to knowing if your customers are satisfied with your products and services. It gives your customers a chance to voice their concerns and praise or criticize the offerings that they’re dealing with.

Beyond the Contact Center: Unlocking Insights with Speech Analytics

A global survey of 500 key decision makers by Opus Research shows the core benefits of making the leap to an omnichannel contact center, such as uncovering actionable business insights on employee-customer interactions.

Ready for VoIP? Advantages and Disadvantages to Make the Right Choice

Nextiva

Below is a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of VoIP phone systems. If you’d like to jump right to the summary table, click here. VoIP Advantages and Disadvantages: Overview Defining VoIP VoIP: Advantages VoIP: Disadvantages Using VoIP Services at Home IP Telephony for Businesses How to Switch to VoIP Defining VoIP VoIP (Voice over […]. The post Ready for VoIP?

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3 KPIs To Track if You Want to Boost Your Customer Experience

Kayako

What is your relationship with your customers like? Do you feel like you’re losing out on sales because your customers aren’t loyal to your brand? Do you want to improve your customer satisfaction and loyalty but don’t know how to? Well, then you’ve come to the right place.

Why Brand Perception Matters and How You Can Measure It

GetFeedback

Business is built on customer relationships, and brand perception sets the tone. Today’s consumers share their opinions and experiences widely, and their peers trust them when it comes time to buy or pass.

Effective Ways to Improve Your Survey Response Rate

ProProfs Blog

Surveys are the most convenient and the best way to collect feedback about a product or service. However, while it may seem easy to get respondents to take the survey, it is not so in reality. About 75% of online surveys fail to get their minimum anticipated survey response rate.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

The Nightmare After Christmas: ‘Tis the Season for Augmented Reality for Retailers

TechSee

You’ve heard of the Nightmare Before Christmas, but for retailers, especially those carrying consumer tech products, the real horror begins after gifts are opened. Here’s why some companies are hoping augmented reality will help them sleep easy. This holiday season, Santa will be delivering hot consumer products all across the globe. And if the big guy doesn’t come through?

Measuring Event Sponsorship ROI: Objectives, Goals, Metrics to Track

Nextiva

When done right, event sponsorship delivers on its promise. It will help your brand gain visibility, street cred, and new leads. Events let you nurture relationships with existing customers, vendors, and new prospects. They have lucrative benefits that are quite compelling. While that may be true, how do you know that you got your money’s […].

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How to Measure Net Promoter Score (NPS) With Salesforce

GetFeedback

Since its inception, Salesforce has focused on giving organizations a holistic view of their customer data. The platform’s robust offerings and ease of integration have long set it apart from competitors, and the numbers prove it—the software giant saw $10.48

Looking at phone fraud and caller authentication in 2019

TRUSTID

When it comes to fighting phone fraud, contact center professionals are always looking ahead. They have to. Otherwise, they’re bound to fall behind evolving social engineering scams.

Optimizing Customer Experience Data to Drive Business Success

Digital CX is an established practice. It’s time to focus on brick-and-mortar! This eBook covers the impact of CX on location-based businesses and best practices on how feedback is collected and data analytics are turned into insights that drive actionable improvements. Discover new ideas to fuel your business’s top and bottom line!

Cutting Average Handle Time With a Robot Assistant

Monet Software

Most celebrities have personal assistants that take care of the routine tasks in their lives, so their rich and famous clients can focus on being fabulous.

How to Choose the Right Customer Support Software?

kommunicate

The demand for customer support software is massive. Customer support and service industry is a whopping $30B market. Earlier, the most common way used by the companies was outsourcing the support to the call centers or creating an in-house team.

How to Distribute Surveys to Get Quality Responses

GetFeedback

The benefits of online surveys are vast. In fact, Pew Research noted that online surveys are one of the cheapest, most convenient means of data collection that include very limited influence from social bias.