Customer Service

Why Customer Service Training Fails and How to Avoid It

Why Customer Service Training Fails and How to Avoid It

Today we are excited to share with you a guest blog from Jeff Toister. Experienced customer service managers give it two weeks. That’s the maximum amount of time you see employees increase their effort and service focus immediately after the typical customer service training class. However, it is often much less. Most employees have good …Continue Reading

Customer Expectations Work Both Ways: Know When to Engage, and When to Step Back

Customer Expectations Work Both Ways: Know When to Engage, and When to Step Back

This week’s CX Beat post is in response to A Tricky Little Customer Service Secret: Wowing Customers Can Turn Them Off (If You Do It Wrong), by Micah Solomon. No matter the industry, any time that frontline representatives are at work, they are learning how to deal with and manage customer expectations. While typically, the …Continue Reading

Deep CX Thoughts: Episode Nine – Retail Loyalty

Deep CX Thoughts: Episode Nine – Retail Loyalty

In this week’s episode, we draw attention to the fact that despite having the latest technology, only retail stores with dedicated associates who wish to help customers will see high return rates. #DeepCXThought  

Deep CX Thoughts Episode Eight: Creating Loyal Customers [Video]

Deep CX Thoughts Episode Eight: Creating Loyal Customers [Video]

Although self-serve and technology may make customer interactions easier, these tools do not create loyalty. Hiring employees who care to help customers and foster a relationship will build out a base of loyal customers who come to you for help time after time. #DeepCXThoughts  

Deep CX Thoughts Episode Seven: Human Story Behind Each Purchase [Video]

Deep CX Thoughts Episode Seven: Human Story Behind Each Purchase [Video]

In this week’s episode, we are sharing a #DeepCXThought highlighting that each purchase a consumer makes has a human element to it. If employees can recognize this human element, they will begin developing meaningful and longstanding relationships with their customers.