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Latest "Customer Service" Posts

Every week, I’m asked, “What is changing in customer service?” The expected answer is that I’ll talk about all the new ways customer service and support is conducted – and I do. There’s self-service solutions that include robust frequently asked questions and video. There’s social media customer service with multiple channels like Facebook and Twitter. And, AI (Artificial Intelligence) that the experts – myself included – say will potentially change everything. Continue reading

Not long ago I was interviewing Kevin Berk, founder and CEO of ServiceGuru, on Amazing Business Radio. We were talking about the word fine. He commented that it is a four letter that begins with the letter F that you never want to hear from your customer. I then joked that fine is the “F-Bomb” of customer service.

Ask someone how their experience with your company is. If they say, “Fine,” and you dig a little deeper, you may find out things really aren’t so fine. Continue reading

Customer service is what I’m all about. It is my life’s mission to help companies create a customer service experience that customers think is amazing. So, I thought it would be nice to own the domain name CustomerService.com. But, surely some company that is totally focused on their customers would already own it. So, I typed the URL into the Internet browser and found out… it was for sale. Nobody was using this domain. Really? Continue reading

Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell on
How to Deliver an Exceptional Customer Experience
– By Design

Is your business equipped to deliver exceptional customer experiences? Shep Hyken speaks with Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell, authors of the new book “Woo, Wow and Win: Service Design, Strategy and the Art of Customer Delight,” who assert that a customer’s experience should be designed just as thoughtfully as your product was designed.  A successful customer experience will not happen by accident.
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Mat Patterson on How to Scale and
Grow Your Customer Service

Shep Hyken speaks with Customer Evangelist of Help Scout, Mat Patterson, about the difficulties of maintaining great customer service while your company grows. While the focus is on growing companies, Mat shares some amazing tips for creating and maintaining great customer service that can be applied to any company. As an organization grows, this episode of Amazing Business Radio is more important than ever, as it can provide you with some of the answers you need to know no how to scale your customer service to keep up with the growth of your company.
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Nate Spears on Providing Exceptional Customer Service
in the Digital Age

Shep speaks with customer service evangelist and Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder of ClearSource, Nate Spears, about providing exceptional customer service. Continue reading

Roy AtkinsonRoy Atkinson on Amazing Technology and
Advances in the World of Customer Service

Shep Hyken speaks with HDI’s senior writer/analyst, thought leader, customer support guru, and co-host of the popular #CustServ Tweet Chat, Roy Atkinson. They discuss how technology is advancing customer service and support.
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Donna Peeples ABRDonna Peeples on How Brands Can Embrace Change
and Improve Customer Service

Shep Hyken speaks with Donna Peeples, a customer experience expert and Chief Customer Officer of Pypestream, a technology company offering secure mobile messaging, about how embracing change can enhance customer service and improve customer loyalty. Before Pypestream, Donna was Chief Customer Officer at AIG Property and Casualty, where she was responsible for leading communication, management, service delivery strategies, and practices for customers. Continue reading