Browsing All posts tagged under »Customer Experience«

Customer Service in 2017 – Trends and Tips

January 18, 2017 by

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Did I really just type 2017? It seems like time is really flying…I guess I’m having fun. We are nearly 3 weeks into the new year and every one is moving full steam ahead into achieving Q1 results, but as they are moving ahead, are they looking ahead? It is important to be aware of […]

Customer Service SWOT Analysis for Better Outcomes

November 16, 2016 by

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Customer service is critical to organizational success. As the business environment continues to evolve rapidly, you have to be prepared to meet the needs/wants of your customer. If you aren’t thinking ahead, you are guaranteed to fall behind. One tool that can help provide insight into your business and where you can go is a […]

Content Development (the series): Why Style and Consistency Matter

October 25, 2016 by

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In our debut editions of the #smchat #contentseries, we’ve talked so far about telling our story and finding our voice. Each of these aspects of content delivery helps us refine our messaging. Both, in tandem, help us build the context of our brand, laying a foundation for more and more content to follow. But of course, […]

Retailers, Take Note: Personalization is Key to Customer Experience

July 29, 2015 by

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By Karima-Catherine Goundiam The key to success for online shopping comes down to the interplay of three crucial concepts: customization, personalization, and customer service. Those overarching themes are largely the focus of most brands, regardless of industry.  Customization is the idea of developing a product which is just right for that individual customer, and perhaps this […]

Customer Service Predictions 2015

March 17, 2015 by

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The March Customer Service Feature for #SMChat will focus on predicted emerging trends in customer service. It is always a lively, engaging conversation and we hope that you will join us at 1PM ET on Wednesday, March 18th. As we approach the end of the first quarter, now seems to be an appropriate time to review the predicted Customer Service trends for 2015 and how they are impacting our businesses. We will also discuss, whether or not there are any trends that you expected to see and haven't seen yet.

Customers expect better in 2015, are organizations ready to provide it?

November 12, 2014 by

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We (people who contribute to the customer service conversation) work hard to create better customer experiences, look to generate improved metrics, fewer pain points, adding additional tools to help provide service...and yet, "customers aren't feeling any better." It should certainly cause us to pause and ask ourselves a few questions about our customer service initiatives for 2015. The monthly "Customer Service" feature on Social Media Chat will provide an opportunity to collaborate on achieving the ultimate customer service success - satisfied customers. Join the conversation #SMChat at 1pm ET on November 12th.

Customer Service vs Customer Experience

July 9, 2014 by

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Customer acquisition and retention can suffer greatly as a direct result of customer service and/or customer experience. Customers share both and when they share either via social media, their impressions are amplified. When the sharing is positive, it can create additional opportunities for an organization to grow the bottom line. When it’s negative, the ramifications can be costly and lingering. #SMChat on July 9th at 1pm ET will focus on how to identify and address the gap between customer service and customer experience. We will discuss the questions below. We hope you will join us!