The 6 D’s of Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken

Customer service expert Shep Hyken talks about being wowed by a chocolate bar upon check-in; customer service experience

How a Chocolate Bar Turned Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken Into a Big Fan Customer service expert Shep Hyken tells a story in today’s interview of walking into a hotel and being given a full chocolate bar and bottle of water …Continue Reading →

From Vision To Customers: How To Create A Service Culture

The Service Culture Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Employees Obsessed with Customer Service

Tips For Creating a Service Culture in Your Organization Jeff Toister’s new book, The Service Culture Handbook, gives practical, step-by-step guidance for how to create a culture of strong, caring customer service in your organization. It is a great companion …Continue Reading →

Customer Experience Learnings From the CXPA Insight Exchange

Zoo Crew Campaign: Using Plain English instead of legal jargon increased sales and lowered complaints.

Why I Go to the CXPA Insight Exchange Of all the customer experience conferences I go to the CXPA Insight Exchange is my favorite. CXPA, for those who aren’t familiar with it, is the Customer Experience Professionals Association. Why do I …Continue Reading →

Can Retailers Survive in the Age of Amazon?

Vinod Bidarkoppa, Retail Innovator

Retail Survival = Seamless Experiences One of my favorite omnichannel retail stories is from Tesco in Korea. So when I spoke about changes in the retail world at the Seamless Africa conference a few weeks ago, I put up this …Continue Reading →

Why You’d Better Care About Social Customer Care

Companies that try to ignore what customers are saying online are a dying breed.

Social Customer Care is Scary, But Inevitable I won’t lie to you: there’s a lot that can go wrong when you are interacting with customers online. But more and more customers are turning to social media when they’ve got a problem …Continue Reading →

How Investment Management Firm, Allan Gray, Became (& Stays) So Successful

Nomi Bodlani, CX Team Lead at Allan Gray

Investment Management Firm’s Success Starts With Values I just got back from an amazing two weeks in South Africa, where I spoke at the Seamless Africa Conference, interviewed people like today’s podcast guest, Nomi Bodlani from investment management firm, Allan …Continue Reading →

What Customers Say & What They Do Can Be Very Different

What motivates meat buyers? Market research showed surprising results!

AKA, The Meat Lovers Marketing Research Episode When Barry Davis, AVP of marketing research firm, Leger, started chewing on what consumers had told his firm motivated their decisions when buying meat, he found the results tough to swallow. Get your …Continue Reading →