Multi-Channel Review Management Salesforce

When it comes to reviews, you might have a preferred channel (say, reviews posted and managed on your own website). But today’s consumers have choices. They can write and read reviews on a plethora of sites depending on the industry vertical. So while hosting reviews on your own dot com is great—especially as brands push…

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How Quickly Respond Customer Reviews

The ongoing global health crisis has had a significant impact on consumer behavior. Consumers are not only shopping online more, they’re also using online channels to access customer service. In fact, according to Salesforce’s most recent State of Service report, 87% of service professionals indicate that customers have increased their use of digital channels during…

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Introducing Translation Studio for Salesforce

Consumers expect great service wherever they are on the purchase journey. And the current global crisis has only heightened these expectations. According to Salesforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised customer service standards for more than half (58%) of consumers. When companies hit the mark, they’re rewarded. Salesforce found that 71% of consumers say they’ve made…

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customer service vs customer experience

Customer Service (CS) and Customer Experience (CX) are both frequently used terms in the business world. And oftentimes, these two phrases are used interchangeably. But are Customer Service and Customer Experience in fact the same thing? The short answer? No. CS and CX are certainly related, but they’re not the same thing. What exactly is…

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Who Should Monitor Online Reviews

These days, there are a lot of ways consumers share their feedback about products and experiences. But one method that’s growing in popularity is writing reviews. 50% of shoppers wrote reviews for at least one product they purchased in 2018 (PowerReviews). In comparison, 42% of shoppers wrote at least one review in 2014. Brands can’t…

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amazon review comments going away

Last month, Amazon announced a change that’ll have a significant impact on how Brands, Manufacturers, and Sellers engage with shoppers: the comments feature on customer reviews will be eliminated, effective immediately. There has been a lot of chatter over forums this week and no doubt some heated conversations with Amazon reps. Understandably, most Brands and…

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holiday-2020-customer-experience

At the Intersection of Maximum Connection and Minimal Contact It’s 2020 and the eCommerce world finds itself in an interesting place. On one hand, the lifespan of eCommerce is at a point where consumer connection matters more than ever. Customer Experience tops the list of what retailers strive for each day. In fact, the Qualtrics…

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customer care team

Customer-centric brands are laser-focused on providing great experiences to their shoppers. And for good reason. Consumers that have good experiences with a brand become loyal. What’s more, these happy shoppers are likely to spread the word about their great experiences. This, of course, leads to sales growth for the brand. In fact, according to an article…

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Review Response SLA

The majority of U.S. states have eased their stay-at-home orders, but many people are still reluctant to venture into crowded brick-and-mortar stores. And that means more consumers are shopping online. According to data from Bazaarvoice, in April 2020, eCommerce orders were up 96% year-over-year. With this rapid growth in eCommerce comes an increased dependence on user-generated…

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Review Consolidation

Reviews are one of the top factors a shopper considers when making a purchase. And as it turns out, consumers have started to depend on reviews even more during the COVID-19 pandemic. A PowerReviews analysis found that towards the end of April 2020, consumers engaged with reviews prior to making a purchase at double the rate as the same…

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