What Happens In Vegas… The Customer Experience Should Probably Stay In Vegas

I recently spent almost a week in Las Vegas for a mixture of work and fun. It’s easy to get consumed by all of the sights and sounds of a city that truly doesn’t sleep, but as usual, I couldn’t help myself — I had to observe the varying elements of customer experience everywhere I went.

5 Key Components of a Social Customer Care Training Program

Once you’ve hired the right people to be the face of your social care program, it’s time to train them. This may overlap with existing customer service training in your organization, but there will need to be some added elements that are specific to social care.

Guest Blog: The Most Inspirational Show About Customer Experience

We spend so much time beating up on companies and business. It’s #fail this and #fail that.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. And now, there’s the PERFECT antidote. THE Experience This! SHOW.

The Top 10 "Focus on Customer Service" Episodes – And Big News

After two years and more than 50 episodes, the first known podcast dedicated solely to customer service in social media is saying goodbye. The Focus on Customer Service Podcast officially ended its run earlier this month as a new podcast

There’s No Room for Hate in Social Media or Customer Service

Haters gonna hate. The word “haters” wasn’t particularly common in the English lexicon until the late 1990s, and “haters gonna hate” first appeared in the lyrics of an R&B song in the year 2000. Today, the phrase is the source of countless memes and a recurring refrain in a popular Taylor Swift song. It’s almost become trendy to be a hater, and having haters is something of a badge of honor.

How to Hire the Right Social Customer Care Agents

No social care program can be successful without the right people interacting with your customers and prospects. The hiring of the front-line social care staff should be thoughtful, strategic, and intentional, as it will set up the rest of the program to be able to scale in the future.