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10 Must-Reads for a Better Customer Experience in 2015

We had a great 2014 but more importantly, customers did, too! Leaders of all types of organizations began to walk the talk around improving their customer experience. We know they craved information which helped them take action and get results, ...

Spooky Calls-To-Action For Converting Visitors

Today is the day I get to make my FAVORITE cookie - Oreo truffle eyeballs - and watch a spooky movie on Netflix (I'm taking suggestions! Anyone?) I would write a post devoted to the virtues of the Oreo eyeball, but ...

Learn Good Customer Service Skills from Trick & Treating

The following is a Best of 360Connext post. I officially stopped trick and treating (for myself) when I was 17. I almost made it to 18, but my friend and I got back in the car after we walked around the ...

Why Customer Support Email Should Be Considered Sacred

How do you build customer relationships in today's high-tech marketplace? I hate to say it, but... You're running out of options. Customers are casually dating competitors while we are constantly learning what makes them happy and trying to speak their language. Email ...

This Simple but Clever Customer Care Idea Will Inspire You

This is a Public Service Announcement: Good guys don't finish last in customer service! The pressure to stay competitive is more prevalent now. Who has the "raddest and baddest" mobile site? Who came up with the most creative social media campaign ...

The Outstanding Characteristic of Successful Customer Experience Mapping

I've become a fan of live theater. A year ago, I would have never uttered those words. I didn’t think I could have an equally rich experience compared to people who could hear. Even to this day, it’s not everyday ...

Empowered Employees Outshine "By the Book" Service

My mother, Jane Reuss, is a Member Engagement Advisor for Life Time Fitness. When visiting her at her office recently, I was befuddled when I saw a cute pyramid of water bottles wrapped in gym towels on the counter behind her ...

Why We Pay Premium for Customer Empathy

I’ve been searching for a particular word for a long, long time. I don’t know if it’s the magic word, but I think I’ve arrived at the best possible match: empathy. When I discuss building personal and professional relationships, I ...

Achieving Work Life Balance So I Don't Turn Into Wall-E

The online business and our digital world has a tendency to throw things out of balance. Achieving work life balance is not the easiest thing, but I'm continually experimenting and pleased with the progress. It's been at least a year since ...

10 Must-Reads for Customer-Centric Leaders

Our rallying cry for fewer ruined days continues. We set out this year to help businesses become more customer-centric by asking eye-opening questions and making sense of customer emotions and behavior. Now that we're halfway through the year, we decided to find out which posts ...

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