14 July, 2020

Customer Feedback Can Be Dangerous – Here Are Two Examples

By |2020-07-14T14:53:17-07:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience|

“A Voice of the Customer (VoC) Program is essential for maximizing retention and growth.” This statement is widely accepted nowadays. There are any number of research firms, professional associations, software companies, and investors advising company executives to keep their finger on the pulse of customer sentiment. Without line of sight into the evolving needs of [...]

22 May, 2020

The Value of Strong Customer Relationships

By |2020-05-22T08:54:02-07:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience|Tags: , |

Around the world, folks are beginning to emerge from isolation protections. Many are trying to do all they can to make successful business decisions in an unknown and complicated environment. People are anxious. They feel disconnected. And businesses are facing tough decisions. The anxiety we feel about what the future holds can overwhelm us, leading [...]

12 February, 2020

5 Considerations For Your B2B CX Program In 2020

By |2020-04-30T09:17:07-07:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Customer Experience|

This article was originally published by Gainsight. Over the past few years, appreciation for B2B Customer Experience programs has grown stronger across board rooms thanks to business leaders who have successfully aligned their company’s marketing, sales, and customer success strategies around the needs and preferences of customers. While this shift in mindset is certainly paying [...]

26 August, 2019

Why VC Communities Should Include a Customer Experience Expert

By |2020-04-30T09:37:00-07:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Customer Experience|Tags: , |

The number of Venture Capital firms shining a spotlight on customer experience with their own portfolio companies is on the rise. And given the recent conversations we’ve had with several Venture Capital (VC) and Private Equity (PE) firms, we know this trend isn’t going away anytime soon. More VC firms are embracing the “community” approach [...]

12 March, 2019

How to Scale Your Customer Experience Efforts as Your Business Grows

By |2020-04-30T09:58:35-07:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Customer Experience|

In 2014, Gartner stated that customer experience would be the “new battleground” for companies to compete on. That prediction still holds true today as study after study confirms that customers will pay more for good customer experiences, and loyal customers reward good customer experiences by buying more and spreading the word to their network. But [...]

24 January, 2019

EdTech: Cultivate Customer Experience to Survive Longer than a Semester

By |2020-04-30T10:17:41-07:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Customer Experience|

With more people turning to technology to improve their learning experience, the EdTech industry is poised for significant growth. It also means potential competitors are cropping up every day - targeting your existing customers and prospective customers. With all this jostling for market share, it is important to keep a close eye on the customer [...]

2 January, 2019

Five US-Based Conferences Customer Experience Professionals Should Consider in 2019

By |2020-03-04T11:40:27-07:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Customer Experience|

In today’s digital world, it’s incredibly easy to find helpful resources and how-to guides that enable us to succeed in our roles with just a few keystrokes or taps on our smartphones. With that said, experiential learning and in-person connections are still as important as ever, especially for customer experience professionals. Which is why attending [...]

5 September, 2018

The Importance of Measuring the Customer Experience

By |2018-09-05T09:44:21-07:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Customer Experience|

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it,” said Peter Drucker, a well-known management consultant and educator who delved into the nucleus of businesses for them to operate optimally. When thinking of optimal business practices— and therefore, success— you may initially consider things like amazing products, friendly employees and value-driven sales. Do any of [...]

24 July, 2018

Fireside Chat: RESULTS.com Discusses the Modern Strategic Plan

By |2018-07-24T14:54:39-07:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Customer Experience|Tags: |

RESULTS.com is a business management platform that has helped over ten thousand businesses execute their strategy. We sat down with Stephen Lynch, award-winning author of Business Execution for RESULTS and President of RESULTS.com to discuss how companies can streamline their business goals and successfully carry out their strategic plans. Evan Klein: Tell us about the [...]

9 May, 2018

How Customer Feedback Should Be Shared

By |2018-05-09T14:47:32-07:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Customer Experience|

Here’s a question for you: Who in your organization receives the results and feedback from your Voice of the Customer program? The C-Suite? Your customer service or customer success team? If your answer isn’t “everyone,” you are shortchanging your Voice of the Customer (VoC) program—and the potential return on investment. The benefit of a well-executed [...]