July, 2023

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Creating memorable customer experiences: Inspiring loyalty

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post from Nevilson Christian, Founder of SeekThem. Imagine this: You visit an online retail website for the first time. The website automatically […] The post Creating memorable customer experiences: Inspiring loyalty first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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CallMiner Product Innovation Series: July 2023

Callminer

CallMiner VP of Product Management, Bruce McMahon, shares updates in the 2023.07 release, including the type of data users can collect, as well as how and where that data is viewed.

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3 ways to build better connections with remote coworkers

Inside Customer Service

Building relationships can take more effort when you aren't located in the same office. You don't have those natural moments to strike up a conversation in the break room, the hallway, or at lunch. It's not hopeless. Some remote customer service professionals have built great relationships with coworkers. My 2023 burnout study found that remote contact center agents are just as likely to have a good friend at work as agents who work onsite.

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A customer complaint is a gift.

Bill Quiseng

QUI QUOTE: A customer complaint is a gift. Take the perspective that your customers complain because they want to help your business. Otherwise, they would say nothing and walk away, intent on never returning. A customer may not always be right. But they are always your customer. Do whatever it takes to make them feel right. Listen and allow the customer to vent.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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How to Prevent This Catastrophic Error So Many Are Making With AI

Beyond Philosophy

Organizations are making a common mistake with AI. From a strategic standpoint, organizations are losing opportunities to improve their ability to enhance their Customer Experiences with this impressive and impactful technology and, well,…building them wrong. Changing the strategy could create a significant competitive advantage. For example, a large telecom company designed an AI system to identify customer churn.

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3 Ironic Success Factors for Your Chief Customer Officer Maturity Playbook

Customer Think

Is customer experience maturity the priority in your Chief Customer Officer Playbook? In all team sports, maturity is paramount. In rowing or crew, for example, immaturity means lack of synchronization. The lowest common denominator spells the team’s success. In fact, lack of synchronization is at the heart of any sports team’s maturity and success.

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Five ways tech companies can use customer insights to drive business transformation

Callminer

Here’s how tech companies can use AI-based conversation intelligence to succeed and improve CX in today’s economy using 100% of omnichannel customer feedback.

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Batch AND Real-time Marketing Analytics, instead of Batch OR Real-time

ECXO

Batch AND Real-time Marketing Analytics, instead of Batch OR Real-time Using technology and analytics to support marketing is not especially new. It is fair to say that it has been possible for some time. Many organisations have invested in marketing platforms, for example. However, there is a niggling problem. The investment may have been made, but few marketers are really getting full satisfaction from those investments.

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Customer Perception: The Complete Guide

Fonolo

Customer perception has never mattered more. In the age of social media backlash and call-out culture, how your customers feel about your brand is key to your success. Although it’s almost impossible to completely control what people think about your organization, improving customer opinions of your brand is very possible. Here’s your complete guide to improving customer perception of your business.

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In an Increasingly Competitive Market How Do We Differentiate Our Offering?

Beyond Philosophy

I was at a drugstore standing before the vitamin shelves the other day. There are hundreds of bloody vitamin options. It got me thinking about how these various vitamin companies differentiate themselves and how that applies to non-vitamin-providing organizations, too. (To be fair, one vitamin bottle caught my attention. In large text, it read “Chillax.” But I will get back to that in a minute.

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Mapping Digital Transformation: Retail’s Strategic Shift

Speaker: Jennifer Wright, Michael Scholz, Jasmin Guthmann, and Scott Canney

Digital transformation in retail is so much more than new technology. You need to get your whole organization, from entry-level workers to executives, on board with the new tech, new skills, and culture changes that digital transformation brings. Leading this mindset shift can be a daunting task… but that’s where this webinar comes in! Join our panel of experts as they guide you through the challenges of digital transformation, preparing you to avoid common mistakes and make the most of incredib

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How Business Growth and Community Development Go Hand-in-Hand

Customer Think

Sow seeds in the community While there are many profitable business ideas and avenues to successful business growth that get greater attention, a too-often overlooked approach is that of focused community engagement.

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New Adobe research: Consumers expect even better experiences when economic conditions worsen

Adrian Swinscoe

Readers of my articles will know by now that I love a good bit of research. This is for two reasons: One, I love discovering new […] The post New Adobe research: Consumers expect even better experiences when economic conditions worsen first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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What is product experience (PX)? Examples, strategies & more

Callminer

Discover why product experience (PX) plays such a crucial role in the customer journey and how it directly impacts customer retention and satisfaction.

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Your No 1 Enemy to Customer Experience, or is it?

MyCustomer Experience

Silos. They're the dreaded beasts lurking in the corners of many organizations, often seen as the primary enemy of a unified, cohesive. 3rd Jul 2023 By Chantel@brandlove.co.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. 64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022. All of these stats beg the question, “Do you know what’s in your software?

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Elevate Customer Support With Integrated Ticketing And Chat

TeamSupport

As a customer support leader, you know how important it is for your customers to be serviced in a timely manner. So, your company invests in the training needed to ensure your agents know the product and can help the customer use it. You train them on understanding customer needs and how to demonstrate empathy so customers leave the interaction feeling seen and heard.

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Incorporating Live Chat into Educational Programmes for Students with Dyslexia could Revolutionize the Face of Inclusive Education

Comm100

Dyslexia should be a massive consideration in education, and making learning more accessible for those suffering from the disorder should be a priority for educational institutions. According to The Yale Center for Dyslexia, this condition impacts 20% of the American population and represents 80-90% of all learning disabilities in the country. But despite its prevalence, not enough has been done within education to facilitate successful academic careers.

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What B2B Marketers Can Learn From Missing Bullet Holes

Customer Think

Image Source: Wikipedia Data has become the lifeblood of modern marketing. It now touches almost every aspect of the marketing function. But using the wrong data (or the right data in the wrong way) can lead to ineffective and costly de.

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Our transformation journey and unleashing the power of AI and automation – Interview with Sheila Anderson of Aflac

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Sheila Anderson, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Aflac, a Fortune 500 company that provides insurance and financial protection to millions of […] The post Our transformation journey and unleashing the power of AI and automation – Interview with Sheila Anderson of Aflac first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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

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

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34 call center & QA professionals share tips for improving call center quality assurance

Callminer

Hear from 34 call center experts about why call center quality assurance (QA) is crucial for businesses to focus on and how it can boost customer satisfaction.

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How Team Members Can Be Inspired To Understand the Impact They Have On Customers

The DiJulius Group

In most businesses, the front-line employee typically gets the recognition and glory. They include Account Executives, IT Techs, Consultants, Doctors, Lawyers, and Accountants. They are also the ones who immediately see the impact they have on customers. However, for those we refer to as invisible service providers, e.g., support teams, admins, receptionists, contact center, warehouse, Read Full Article The post How Team Members Can Be Inspired To Understand the Impact They Have On Customers ap

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Customer Experience Digitization: 7 Strategies to Get The Best Results

Lumoa

Key Drivers of Successful Customer Experience Digitization Today, businesses must continually evolve to address the needs of their customers. Embracing new technology solutions and digitizing customer experience has become a crucial part of this evolution. It is no longer a competitive advantage but a necessity. If you’re wondering how to get started with your digital transformation and what aspects to prioritize, this article is the perfect starting point!

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Improving The Customer Support Agent Jira Experience

TeamSupport

Efficiently managing customer support workflows is vital for businesses aiming to deliver exceptional customer experiences. However, support teams often encounter difficulties when using Jira, the popular project management and issue tracking tool. Recognizing these struggles, we here at TeamSupport are proud to launch a groundbreaking enhancement to our Jira integration.

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When Customers Win, You Win: How to Deliver Value That Transforms Your Customer Experience

Speaker: Donna Weber - Customer Onboarding Expert

Customer onboarding is so much more than going live with your product and driving adoption. The truth is, onboarding is the most important part of the customer journey. When you set positive first impressions, establish trusting relationships, and quickly deliver meaningful outcomes, you create customers for life. Invest an hour with Donna Weber to learn why your customer onboarding is critical to your success.

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The Power of Real-Time Feedback to Drive Business Success

Customer Think

In today’s fast-paced and customer-centric business environment, gathering real-time customer feedback and engaging in social media conversations are both vital practices. These approaches enable organizations to gain valuable insights, enhance their products/services, and deliver the exceptional experiences our customers have come to expect.

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The messy middle of customer service revisited – Interview with Michael Ramsey of ServiceNow

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Michael Ramsey, VP of Customer Workflow Products at ServiceNow, a cloud computing platform that help companies manage digital workflows for enterprise operations. […] The post The messy middle of customer service revisited – Interview with Michael Ramsey of ServiceNow first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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How to drive quick ROI in your conversation intelligence program

Callminer

Learn how to manage the rollout of an AI-powered conversation intelligence solution to maximize ROI in the first 90 days.

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How Technology Innovates Customer Service In The Digital Age

The DiJulius Group

As we know, when it comes to purchasing products and services, today’s customer is no longer willing to sit back and accept anything even close to mediocrity. What used to be thought of as a simple purchase is now a Brand Experience. Consumers take their interactions with businesses seriously, with clear visions–and strong expectations–­for customer.

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The Hidden Costs of Poor Customer Onboarding

Churn starts within the first 30 days of customers purchasing a product. A lot of it comes down to the first impression customers get through the onboarding process. A poor experience can result in losing current and future customers, and unnecessary overhead. It’s important to know what a poor onboarding experience looks like, the associated hidden costs, and how to build a top-tier onboarding experience for your customers so you can avoid losing hard-earned revenue.

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In-Depth Guide: Inbound Call Center Software

Hodusoft

In-Depth Guide: Inbound Call Center Software Inbound call center software is an essential tool for delivering optimal customer service. It is designed to help businesses in efficient management and handling of large volumes of incoming customer calls. Choosing the right inbound call center software can help businesses in improving customer satisfaction, reducing wait times, and increasing operational efficiency.

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The Power of AI in B2B Customer Support: Maximize Efficiency

TeamSupport

Who's the most famous bot of all time? Arguably, R2-D2 as the beloved, fictional Star Wars droid. But these days, there’s a very real, very talked about “bot” in our midst that people are eager to use: ChatGPT. With the advent of this solution, a massive wave of influence has sparked, prompting businesses everywhere to explore ways to leverage AI of this nature.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Transform Education

Customer Think

There has been much hand-wringing about ChatGPT recently and how it might enable a generation of students to simply cheat their way through school. If you’ve been around long enough, you may remember the same worries about the use of handheld calculators in schools.

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The pragmatic approach to transforming customer service – Interview with Mike Upton of First Tech Credit Union

Adrian Swinscoe

Today’s interview is with Michael Upton, Chief Digital & Technology Officer at First Tech Credit Union (or First Tech), which is the US’s premier credit union […] The post The pragmatic approach to transforming customer service – Interview with Mike Upton of First Tech Credit Union first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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Your Expert Guide to CX Orchestration & Enhancing Customer Journeys

Speaker: Keith Kmett, Principal CX Advisor at Medallia

Join Keith Kmett, Principal CX Advisor, in this new webinar that will focus on: Understanding CX Orchestration Fundamentals: Gain a solid understanding of what CX orchestration is, its significance in the customer experience landscape, and how it plays a crucial role in shaping customer journeys. This includes the key concepts, strategies, and best practices involved in CX orchestration. 🔑 Connection to Customer Journey Maps: How to effectively integrate customer journey mapping into the