Tagged: Customer Experience

Our Customers Feel The Luck When We Partner With Great Companies Like Oracle

By Teresa Dodson, Senior Manager Channel and Partner Marketing

Would you have peanut butter without jelly? What about Tom without Jerry, or chips without salsa? Some things just go together. They make a bigger impact together than by themselves. The contact center can be efficient on it’s own but its even better when it’s combined with a great CRM system. An agent can reply to a customer’s request, but it can be even more powerful if the agent replies with a personalized response. There is a way to fulfill this need from the customer for a personalized experience, and that happens when you combine CRM technologies like Oracle, which carries the customer information, and Five9. Continue reading

The Importance of Good Customer Service to Grow Your Business

Guest Post by Sara Moccand-Sayegh

Customers are the lifeblood of any business; without satisfied customers you’re out of business. A satisfied customer will increase your revenue and increase the positive sentiment of the company. For instance, the White House Office of Consumer Affairs revealed that a dissatisfied customer will tell between 9-15 people about their experience. Continue reading

Omnichannel Retail and the Omnipresent Customer

By Kevin Gavin, CMO

This was originally published on CMSWiRE, here.

Modern customer journeys are erratic. Customers research and look at products in-store and online. They ask questions in chat windows, through emails, via the phone and in person. They toggle between phones, laptops, iPads and physical stores so rapidly it could make your head spin. Continue reading

How AI Could Get It Wrong for CX

Guest post by Colin Shaw, CEO of Beyond Philosophy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future of customer experience (CX). Having machines that predict what customers do can only help CX, right? On the face of it, yes. However, more goes into predicting the realities of customer behavior. Unfortunately, history shows we are not good at that. Continue reading

Exceed Customers’ Expectations or Risk Being Left Behind

By Dan Burkland, EVP Global Sales and Services

Today, more than ever, consumers are demanding more from the companies they interact with on a regular basis. While companies scurry to implement machine learning and leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and bots to deliver answers to basic questions, there is no question that, when human interaction is desired – expectations of the consumer have been raised to new levels. Continue reading

Yes, Good CX is Tied to Revenue Gains

Guest post by Jeanne Bliss

A question I get sometimes: “Of course we want to value customers, but is doing so definitely tied to revenue?” The answer is unequivocally yes. I’ve been talking about this for years, as have many of my colleagues, professional acquaintances, and friends. If you boost customer experience, you boost revenue. Yes, yes, and yes. But it’s still a question out there to many people. Continue reading

Why Customer Analytics is the Key to a Better Customer Experience

By Todd Marthaler, Contact Center Analytics Consultant, Calabrio

Your customers have more power than ever. With smartphone in hand, consumers expect anytime, anywhere access to your business. Whether they’re reaching out via a mobile app, your website, the phone or in person, your customers want a consistent, effortless experience every time. And if they don’t get this, consumers are more willing – and more able – than ever to switch.

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Predictive, Proactive and Personalized: The Must-Haves for Innovative Customer Service

By Kevin Gavin, CMO

Traditionally, customer service departments have been slower to adopt change than other areas of business – but today’s empowered consumers have higher expectations and businesses need to adopt new technologies and solutions that are readily accessible in order to satisfy modern consumers. It’s critical that brands regularly seek innovation and embrace new ideas in order to be cutting edge in the ways they offer service. Continue reading

5 Ways To Show Customers Love This Valentine’s Day (And All Year Long)

By Liz Pedro, Customer Advocacy Director

When I started my career back in 1988, contact centers were very different. Dialers were a box nailed under our desks, scripts were pages stapled in a folder and we didn’t have computers. But one thing has remained the same, the customer has always been the top priority. With Valentine’s Day celebrated this month I wanted to share five ways to show customers love this Valentine’s Day and all year long. Continue reading