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6 Customer Experience Trends that are ruling the Automotive Industry in 2023

SurveySensum

The automotive industry has recognized the importance of offering a seamless customer experience and is evolving by adopting new customer experience trends. Accenture’s recent study stated that 92% of dealers believe that customer experience will play an integral role in future growth. Additionally, 46% of customers said that they’d switch to a different OEM if it delivered better customer experiences.

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Five forward-looking skills for the future generation of leaders

Adrian Swinscoe

This is a guest post by Dominic Fitch at Impact International. There is no denying that the world of business is evolving at an incredibly fast […] The post Five forward-looking skills for the future generation of leaders first appeared on Adrian Swinscoe.

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What is conversation intelligence?

Callminer

Read this blog to better understand conversation intelligence, how it works, its benefits, and what to look for when selecting a conversation intelligence platform.

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CX4Now: Contact Center KPIs that Matter

Fonolo

Your contact center may run like clockwork, with engaged agents answering calls quickly, solving problems, and creating satisfied customers in record time. But without the contact center KPIs and metrics that managers use to measure the effectiveness of their operations, you’d never know for sure. KPIs matter. And they’re changing quickly. We asked contact center industry influencers to share their insights into the changing role of KPIs and shine a light on new metrics to watch.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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My favourite customer experience metaphor ever: The Oxpecker and the Rhino

Steven Van Belleghem

In my last book, The Offer You Can’t Refuse, I described how companies ought to invest in three different axes – on top of offering a great product or service, obviously, which is a given – in order to be able to react in an appropriate manner to the new generation of customer expectations: Ultimate Convenience : this is the use of new technology in a smart way in order to make interfaces ever more automated, so that the customer needs to make no effort to do business with your

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The Time is Now: Why Your Brand Needs AI to Enhance CX

Customer Think

Today’s retail market is increasingly digitized and saturated with competitors, making customer experience (CX) a critical part of the customer journey. In fact, a recent study shows that 75% of shoppers prefer to buy from brands that personalize their purchasing experiences.

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Tags in Your Ticketing System: How, Why, and When to Use Them

Customer Service Life

Image by Irfan Ahmad from Pixabay In a world of social media, especially Instagram, I fear that we’ve fallen into a belief that more hashtags is better. Think about the last time you scrolled through the ‘gram and landed on a post that included a 100-character description followed by at least twice that character count in hashtags. I’m not sure I can really fault that person since hashtags are totally free.

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5 Great Call Center Agent Retention Strategies

Fonolo

We’ve all heard about the human touch and how important it is in the CX and call center spaces. Your customers want thoughtful and empathetic service, and that’s not something you can get from technology alone. Skilled agents are key to delivering a great customer experience, and agent retention is vital to a healthy contact center. Why do call centers struggle with retaining their agents?

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How UX Design Factors Impact SEO and Engagement Metrics

Customer Think

The entire World is currently shifting towards a complete digital transformation. This means that having a user-friendly and effective website design is essential. When developing a website, it is crucial to have a top-notch User Interface (UI) and SEO to keep customers engaged.

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No B2B Survey Responses? No Problem.

Heart of the Customer

Last week, I attended X4, Qualtrics’s experience management summit in Salt Lake City. From my conversations with B2B leaders, it became apparent that they were grappling with a fundamental question: How do you collect enough customer data when only a fraction of your customers respond to your surveys? Even the most significant manufacturing companies lamented […] The post No B2B Survey Responses?

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How to Optimize Call Monitoring: Automate QA and Elevate Customer Experience

Speaker: Laura Noonan, Chief Revenue Officer at CallFinder + Angie Kronlage, Director of Program Success at Working Solutions + April Wiita, Vice President of Program Success at Working Solutions

Are you still manually reviewing calls? 🤔 It's time for a change! The traditional method of manual call monitoring is no longer cutting it in today's fast-paced call center environment. Industry experts Angie Kronlage and April Wiita from Working Solutions are here to explore the power of automation to revolutionize outdated call review processes!

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4 out of 5 organizations have not increased their customer satisfaction since 2010!

Beyond Philosophy

I’ve followed the American Customer Satisfaction Institute (ACSI) results since I started Beyond Philosophy in 2002. Guess what? It’s at an all-time low for the last 17 years. When you consider all the resources organizations and individuals have put into customer experience and the voice of the customer, I wonder… was it worth it? We asked Forrest Morgeson, assistant professor of marketing at the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University and the director of resea

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Select for passion, not past performance.

Bill Quiseng

Instead of “Hire for attitude, not aptitude” or “Hire for personality, train for skills”, remind yourself when you recruit to Select for passion, not past performance. You hire an employee. At some point, before employees start or while they begin working, they may think that you could be a top-down, one-way, “I know everything, you know nothing” command-and-control dictator.

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Understanding how cybersecurity is set to impact the retail industry

Customer Think

The retail industry is constantly evolving, and technology has played a significant role in this change. One of the most notable advancements in the retail industry is the use of digital signage.

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How AI Will Impact the Employee Experience

The DiJulius Group

While artificial intelligence (AI) is already improving the customer experience, it will dramatically improve the employee experience over the next decade. Tedious tasks that once took agents hours upon hours to complete—be it boring data entry or replying to repetitive questions—will be relegated to computers. Along with its subfield of machine learning (ML), there are.

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How To Craft Your Perfect Retail Tech Stack

Speaker: Jason Cottrell and Brian Walker

The era of all-in-one platforms is over. Now, retail success depends on integrating a blend of diverse technologies to thrive. As customers and stakeholders expect agility and innovation, how can you meet these expectations efficiently without stumbling into complexity? Explore a customer-centric approach to navigating digital transformation in retail.

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Generation X: What Makes This Awesome Generation Different and Valuable

CSAT.AI

With all the talk of Gen Z vs Boomers or the differences between Gen Z and Millennials, it’s important not to forget the most awesome Generation – Generation X. They have significant buying power and might be the core customer base of a brand. As such, it’s important to understand the buying behavior of this generation and how to reach them.

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Conversation starter: A chat about our groundbreaking new AI chatbot

Intercom

The world of AI is moving fast, and here at Intercom, we’re helping set that pace. Today, we’re delighted to introduce Fin , our new chatbot powered by OpenAI’s GPT-4 and Intercom’s proprietary machine learning technology. Just a few weeks ago, we announced our first GPT-powered features in Intercom – a range of useful tools for customer service reps – and our customers have been really enjoying the extra efficiency these features deliver.

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3 Steps to Building a Remote Team That Delivers Excellent Results

Customer Think

We’ve had to redefine a lot about the workplace in recent years, but that doesn’t mean we have to adjust the standards and expectations we set.

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Getting Real About Moments That Matter with Roku

Execs In The Know

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s to appreciate human interactions, empathy, and care. While digital technologies continue to take center stage, achieving successful transformation is as much about people and relationships as it is about automation and AI. An organization’s ability to adapt to change, build the business case for investments, and leverage partnerships to get ahead will continue to separate the market winners from losers in the years to come.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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The Art of Mastering Your Authentic Voice for Maximum Success

Doing CX Right

Cynthia James, Author, International Coach and TedX Speaker, explains why “Your Voice Matters” and tactics for speaking up to increase success in your business and life. The post The Art of Mastering Your Authentic Voice for Maximum Success appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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Braze co-founder Mark Ghermezian: “Whatever CRM is, that’s what we need to build”

Zendesk

Startup founders often say the same thing about the early days: listen to your customers. Listen to your customers, and VCs will follow. Listen to customers to ensure product-market fit. But Braze co-founder Mark Ghermezian reminds us to listen to what customers don’t say, too. In 2008, when iPhones were just coming into the market and mobile apps were the new talk of the developer community, Ghermezian had an idea: to build a bridge between the growing population of app developers and their end

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8 Ways To Improve Retail Product Returns And Security With Inventory Control

Customer Think

67% of warehouses in a recent survey said they’re considering adopting new technologies to speed up inventory management processes. Is your retail store implementing agile and reliable inventory control? Inventory control isn’t just for operational efficiency – it benefits your product returns and security processes.

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5 Ways Finserv Firms Can Prepare for Consumer Duty

MyCustomer Experience

Embracing Consumer Duty to Deliver Positive Outcomes for the UK Financial Services Sector The new FCA Consumer Duty is intended to improve.

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Reimagine Your Communications With A Unified Platform

Cut complexity and boost efficiency while empowering your customers with Nextiva's unified communications platform. Nextiva streamlines workflows and centralizes customer interactions, all while simplifying business collaboration, increasing productivity, and reducing employee burnout.

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The Future of Customer Service: How Generative AI is Changing the Game

Doing CX Right

Evan Kirstel, an expert analyst in disruptive technologies, and Stacy Sherman discuss how you can transform customer experiences with generative AI to achieve service efficiency while maintaining human empathy. The post The Future of Customer Service: How Generative AI is Changing the Game appeared first on Doing CX Right.

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No B2B Survey Responses? No Problem.

Heart of the Customer

Last week, I attended X4, Qualtrics’s experience management summit in Salt Lake City. From my conversations with B2B leaders, it became apparent that they were grappling with a fundamental question: How do you collect enough customer data when you only a fraction of your customers respond to your survey? Even the most significant manufacturing companies […] The post No B2B Survey Responses?

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Chief Customer Officer Playbook: Balancing Experience Leadership with Experience Management

Customer Think

A Chief Customer Officer playbook is a sports analogy for what needs to be done to win the game: maximum customer lifetime value. Playbooks are pivotal to the success of all team sports: football and soccer, baseball and cricket, basketball and volleyball, hockey and lacrosse, rugby and rowing, NASCAR pit crews, and so on.

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Turo’s Chief Operations Officer Discusses the Power of Customer Obsession

Execs In The Know

Car sharing has become increasingly popular in recent years, with apps like Turo revolutionizing the way we think about car rental. Turo is a car sharing app that allows car owners to rent out their vehicles to people in need of transportation. It’s like Airbnb, but for cars. It is the world’s largest car sharing marketplace and has been named Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Transportation.

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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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The Future of Higher Ed Enrolment – Student Survey Reveals Overwhelming Chatbot Acceptance

Comm100

The benefits of chatbots in student recruitment are abundant and clear – 24/7 availability, increased support capacity, faster response, personalized support… and the list goes on. However, what hasn’t been so clear is student receptiveness to these chatbots – until now. Comm100’s latest higher education survey asked current students in North America what they thought about chatbots and the service that they can provide.

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6 Tips for Crafting Newsletters that Drive Customer Engagement

ClientSuccess

Email marketing has evolved, and today’s subscribers are looking for a lot more than simple promotions. With so many competitors vying for attention, it’s essential to capture the user with creative emails that engage them on an individual level. That means researching your target audience and utilizing data analytics to send out newsletters tailored just to their interests!

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Intelligent Appointment Scheduling Drives Customer Personalization

Customer Think

Customers today want and expect personalized experiences, especially when they leave the comfort of home for an in-store visit. Busy times and staffing challenges, however, can make it difficult for stores to provide that level of personalization, and customers feel like just another cog in the machine.

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Inclusive design: The critical foundation of digital UX

CX Network

Shelby Mitchell explains the practical steps that need to be taken to design digital UX for customers with disabilities

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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?