Customer Experience Analytics: 25 Expert Tips & Best Practices

Customer experience analytics describes a means to find and collect information about prospects and customers, and how that data is analyzed. Using customer experience (CX) analytics properly can yield a range of benefits, including: Highlighting problem areas within the sales and marketing procedures Finding ways to better serve customers (product updates, new features, etc.) Improve […]

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What is a Customer Experience Map? How to Create an Effective Customer Experience Map

A customer experience map is made up of all of the touchpoints a customer could or does have with your organization as well as the interactions that take place at each touchpoint. Similar to customer journey maps, customer experience maps go one beyond simply mapping the touchpoints, also analyzing customer behavior and customer-brand interactions across […]

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For Better Customer Experience, Take a Closer Look at Context in Your Contact Center

Contact centers contain a plethora of data that can drastically impact customer experience and your customer’s overall relationship with you. It’s the place where the voice of the employee, voice of the customer and the overall brand perception is conveyed. With all the interactions and words being exchanged and the importance of the insights that […]

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Call Center Agent Feedback: Tips & Best Practices for Providing Effective Agent Feedback

Providing feedback to agents in your call center is entirely needed to maintain and improve a quality facility. The right encouragement, or even criticism, could dramatically alter agent performance, both for on-site employees and at-home agents. However, knowing how to deliver feedback can be tricky. Unfortunately, there are a number of pitfalls that can derail […]

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Join Us This Summer for WebinarStock!

This year CallMiner is presenting our first annual WebinarStock, July 23rd through 25th. This virtual conference will cover a ranging of topics, expert speakers, partners and customers about better customer and agent experiences through speech analytics. This is a great opportunity to listen, watch, and learn the latest CX analytics information out there! We are […]

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What is Customer Experience Analysis?

A positive, engaging customer experience fosters customer loyalty and drives growth. In fact, 86% of customers say they’re willing to pay more for a better customer experience. According to Walker’s Customers 2020 report, customer experience is poised to overtake price and product as the top brand differentiator. But how do you know if your customer […]

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Customer Experience Management Tips & Best Practices

Customer experience management is the process of controlling interactions with leads and buyers at an organization with the goal of providing satisfactory care. Managing the experiences of customers is something that can seriously affect the overall health of a business. A poor customer experience (or CX) with a brand can lower satisfaction, retention and even […]

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LISTEN 2019 Keynote Speakers Lineup Announced!

We are excited to announce the keynote lineup for our annual speech analytics user conference, LISTEN, November 4-6, 2019. This year’s conference theme, ‘Velocity to Vision’ will center around the technologies, services and best practices that drive speed to interaction insights and improved customer outcomes. LISTEN 2019 will feature appearances from leadership and customer experience […]

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3 Reasons Why Agent Empathy Makes for Happier Customers

The CallMiner Churn Index shows that listening is critical to keeping customers loyal. When asked about their emotional state before making a call to a call centre, the top response by almost half of consumers (46%) is that they just want someone to listen to them – in other words show empathy! Listening to a […]

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The Agent Churn Cycle: Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

Today’s contact centers are all too familiar with agent turnover. The industry’s employee turnover rates remain more than double the average for all other U.S. occupations, with large call centers reaching over 50%. Not only does this come at an expensive cost to companies due to the time and resources it takes to hire and […]

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Voice of the Customer Surveys: Expert Tips for Creating Effective Surveys & Must-Ask Questions for Gaining Valuable Insights

The Voice of the Customer (VoC) represents your customers’ perceptions, needs, and requirements. Used as a research method to identify market opportunities, gauge customer sentiment, and gain insights into competitive advantages or weaknesses, VoC surveys are a valuable tool in your customer experience toolkit. Any VoC strategy is most effective when data is collected from […]

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CX Analytics Summit London Was a Jolly Good Time

Last month we held our CX Analytics Summit in London to great success. This was the first time this event was held in the UK and we were excited to share with both clients, partners and prospects the latest products and solutions. The event featured speakers from CallMiner experts and customers Cabot and DLG who […]

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6 Ways to Go Beyond the Survey with Speech Analytics

Feedback is everything when it comes to customer service and customer experience. It’s even in our company mission that “Feedback is a gift”. But today, most company’s still look to just solicited feedback, such as surveys, review sites and social media posts for how they are doing. That is only giving a portion of the […]

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Solution News: CallMiner Launches Customer Experience Solution Pack

CallMiner today announced the launch of a CX Solution Pack for enhanced customer experience insights both within and beyond the contact center. The CX Solution Pack provides customer intelligence from voice conversations, providing greater customer experience (CX) insight to complement and expand upon that gathered from surveys (solicited feedback). A continuous flow of CX insights is captured […]

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Does Average Handle Time (AHT) Really Matter?

I see a lot of chatter on my various social feeds around Average Handle Time (AHT). The major point of debate is that AHT is now a useless metric for understanding how effective you are at measuring customer experience (CX). And not just CX, but using it to measure effective customer journey maps, NPS, CSAT, […]

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ICYMI: CallMiner Top 10 Stories of 2018

CallMiner had some amazing product news, awards and press in 2018 and in case you missed it, below are 10 highlights from the year! You can keep up with all the latest news by subscribing to the blog or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. CallMiner Achieves Another Record Net Promoter Score® (NPS) of […]

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Why Digital Channel Frustration Leads to Frustrated Calls Into the Call Center

In our recent survey and report, The CallMiner Index which identifies  in the UK and US the sectors that have the highest churn rates and reveals the reasons why consumers switch suppliers. One of the key observations from the reports are about consumers’ channel preferences. Our surveys discovered that consumers will use up to nine channels to contact a […]

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190 Billion Reasons Why You Should Find the Root Causes of Complaints

I was fascinated by a story about the cost of complaints based on a study by the Institute of Customer Service. The research suggested that time wasted by customers making complaints, and the cost to businesses and their suppliers in dealing with them, cost the UK economy £190bn a year in lost productivity. Jo Causon, […]

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How Listening to Customer Impacts Your Bottom Line

We recently published The CallMiner Index: Consumer Switching By Sector, The Reasons and The Impact of Call Centers and are hosting a webinar on November 13th to discuss the numerous findings. In addition we will discuss how listening to your customers and using speech analytics can impact customer loyalty and your company’s bottom line. And […]

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Stop Avoidable Customer Churn With Great Agent Behavior

If you see a business contact for the first time in months and they appear not to be interested in what you have to say, your desire to meet them again is likely to be low. If they also appear keen to move on to their next meeting rather than listen to you, then you’re […]

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