Live chat and Guided CX are a dynamic duo that's transforming customer interactions across various industries. Live chat serves as the frontline of communication, offering customers instant access to assistance. It's fast, convenient, and favored by consumers. However, sometimes words alone aren't enough. That's where Guided CX steps in, enriching live chat with visual and interactive elements. In this post, we’ll explore how this synergy is reshaping how companies connect with their customers and enhancing the overall customer journey.
The search for the ideal customer experience has become a quest across all industries. These days, it’s all about providing the means for your customers to reach you on the channels they choose, and then treating customers with the respect and consideration they deserve.
Customer Experience: Show Customers Love at Every Stage
Business-to-customer relationships parallel person-to-person relationships in the most basic way: everyone wants to be shown a little love. In business, that translates into providing a great customer experience.
When it Comes to Customer Service, the Customer is Not Always Right
Since Harry Gordon Selfridge, department store founder, came up with the phrase “the customer is always right,” many companies have used it as a cornerstone for their businesses. Truthfully, though, basing your customer service activities around this concept is bad for business.
Wouldn’t it be great if all customers were like Buddy, the naive character played by Will Ferrell in the popular holiday movie “Elf“? All customer experiences would be completely perfect, as demonstrated in this scene where Buddy stumbles on “The World’s Best Coffee.” Even though the coffee being offered in the clip is clearly sub-par, the sign next to it says it’s the “World’s Best”, so Buddy thinks it must be. It’s a customer service agent’s dream.
10 Ways to Use Customer Service to Say Thanks to Your Customers
There are many reasons for businesses to be thankful to their customers during Thanksgiving, over the holiday season, and throughout the year. Being grateful to your customers should be a central point in your customer service training.