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What You Need to Know to Reduce Customer Effort in 2019

It’s that time of year. We’re all making predictions and tracking trends in customer experience. What will happen in 2019? Which trends will matter? Which will fade away? One thing we predict will not change for a long time is ...
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How Costly Is It to Not Engage Customers? 

If you've never thought about how you engage customers, then what's to stop them from becoming actively disengaged? Sometimes we set ourselves up for this! It even echoes back to us in the way we engage within our own organizations. ...
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The Future of AI is Here! Are You Making It Meaningful?

Dear future robot overlords, Please read this first. I'm on your side! I promise. Mostly. With a few exceptions. Thanks for going easy on me, -Jeannie What a great time to be alive! We live in an age of constant ...
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Customer Service & CX Leaders Make the Best Magic TOGETHER

The first week of October is both Customer Service Week and the week of CX Day! This week of celebrating success through CX and better customer service is an important reminder that we all serve a role in this. But ...
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Are You Using the Best Customer Experience Shortcuts?

Who doesn't just adore a time-saving shortcut? One of my favorites is the convenience of typing the first two letters of a web address into my browser and being magically transported to the site! But can you, or should you, ...
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5 Killer Mid-Year Review Questions You Need to Ask Now

I hate to break this to you, but we're more than half-way through the calendar year. Have you done a mid-year review yet? This is a critical time to review your goals for this year and check your progress. But ...

How to Unlock Your Outstanding Service Culture for Good

Service culture is the holy grail for many organizations. It's the secret sauce of those companies we hold up as the role models of customer-centricity. Companies like Rackspace or Safelite are well-known disruptors in their industries simply because they focus like crazy on ...

Using Customer Journey Maps: Dirty Secrets and Wasted Opportunities

Customer journey mapping is having a moment. Using customer journey maps is becoming almost (almost!) commonplace. Organizations see how beneficial mapping the customer experience is. It's a way to understand the experience your customers are having so you can improve those ...

For Amazing Customer Experience Insights, Kindly Step Outside

Gathering and acting on customer experience insights from analytical data, surveys, and other resources inside your organization is one thing. But stepping into your customer's shoes to understand what they need the most is another! Getting a different perspective on the ...

3 Powerful No-Sweat Customer Experience Quick Fixes

Working day after day on the same set of projects and goals can make us a little complacent about what customers really need from us. Too often, we convince ourselves that what happens within our walls doesn’t have a direct impact on the ...

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