Did you know that those who respond to a proactive online chat invitation are 6 times more likely to buy than the average website visitor? Download this paper for practical advice on using proactive chat to increase sales online sales and customer satisfaction.
Online video plays a critical role in today's digital marketing strategies for engaging with consumers. With a majority of U.S. web users regularly watching video, the potential for online video is clear: It can effectively drive clicks and conversions, turning casual consumers into loyal customers. Conversion is one of the most powerful and easily measurable benefits of video. A well-placed video supporting complex products and services can create up to a 90% conversion uplift.
Platform businesses are reshaping our economy and disrupting entire markets by seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers. However, processing payments and the exchange of value on a platform or marketplace can be challenging.
Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the challenges that platforms and their sellers face, and the solutions they seek. Through a global online survey of 2,030 platform sellers and four in-depth interviews, Forrester found that platforms struggle to provide their sellers with much-needed payment capabilities, reporting, and customer support services with in-house resources alone. Meanwhile, sellers demand that platforms provide these services and will prefer platforms that are service-rich over platforms that are service-poor.
• The complexities of managing a platform force executives to divert resources, which stalls growth.
• Going global is easier said than done.
• Sellers will flock to platforms that simplify the process of sellin
Published By: Iterable
Published Date: Sep 07, 2018
Whether they want tickets for the next Lady Gaga concert, the World Series, the Indianapolis 500, or Hamilton, people are quickly discovering that SeatGeekis the place to find the best selection and great bargains.
This relative newcomer to the online ticket business has quickly grown to offer the largest inventory of live event tickets on the web, in addition offering differentiating services like best-bargain ratings and notifications when a fan’s favorite team or entertainer will be performing nearby.
Email and push have been the primary channels for interacting with customers. However, according to Ben Clark, Vice President of Customer Retention, the marketing team previously struggled to deliver consistent, relevant messaging across channels because their email and push tools ran on separate platforms.
The old tools were also cumbersome to use and offered limited functionality. Worse yet, they didn’t support the team’s AI driven, omni-channel marketing strategy, which includes rea
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Jun 13, 2012
Live chat implementation can simultaneously help your business cut support costs and boost online conversions. If you've started investigating solutions then you also know there are a confusing number of choices available. This helpful guide features the responses to ten key questions that will help you identify the right product for your business.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
Bold360 ai's self-service solution was initially deployed in the UK. Owing to the success of this pilot, the service was quickly rolled out internationally. Today, Thomas Cook uses Bold360 ai to provide online support in five languages on 13 different customer-facing websites in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and France, along with four other support agent sites.
Published By: Nanorep
Published Date: Jan 25, 2016
This whitepaper illustrates how nanoRep’s precise interaction of technology and the human touch illuminates your customer's journey with your brand, allowing you to give them the convenience and personal connection they crave.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Healthcare organizations are integrating intelligent virtual assistants to enhance online experience and reduce costs. This guide overviews the capabilities and benefits of using virtual assistants to engage, optimize, and complement existing service channels.
A help desk is a very helpful customer service tool for businesses operating a website online. Doing business online creates a distance between the business and the customer. Customers are not dealing with a person face-to-face anymore. This makes being quick to respond to customer issues very important and that is where a help desk comes in.
According to Forrester Research, 76% of consumers are using online self-serve to find answers—more than any other support channel, including phone.
And they are no longer just looking for customer support directly on companies’ Facebook or Twitter sites. They are seeking help from their peers for quick and easy answers. Companies are recognizing this social service trend and are using customer communities as a platform to enable customers to socially self-serve. This approach can greatly enhance the overall service experience and reduce escalations to an agent. In looking at social service trends and benefits, it’s important to strategically think about the customer community implementation and planning process.
In search of the moment when consumer engagement is at its highest, brands have chosen to focus on search and
social media. But – as this study proves – the rush of retail therapy is no myth, with the process of shopping making
consumers considerably happier and more receptive than other online activities.
This report explores the mindset individuals experience when shopping – the Transaction MomentTM. As uncovered
in this research, this mindset presents a much sought after and undiscovered opportunity in digital customer
acquisition. It has been well documented that the thrill of making a purchase causes a rush1
of dopamine, resulting
in a powerful sense of achievement that leaves consumers open to buy again.
This conclusion is supported by Rokt analytics — which reveals consumers are up to 7x more likely to engage
with related offers in the Transaction Moment. This report and findings are relevant to many in the marketing and
e-commerce industry. Whether the objective is to acquire
New online/ecommerce flows and customer interactions make or break today's omni-channel customer experience. The most automated organizations have transformed business processes to understand B2B/B2C customers, channels, and costs. Leading companies (top 30% studied) successfully invest in cloud-based, customer-driven capabilities to support their omni-channel initiatives and strategies.
Published By: Internap
Published Date: Dec 29, 2011
Performance plays a vital role in the success of your online applications and web-based content - whether you are processing millions of transactions, delivering business-critical software or servicing a massive gaming community. Research shows that even one second of delay on a typical website can result in 7% fewer customer conversions. For many businesses, that means lost revenue and damage to their brand. As cloud is becoming an increasingly viable infrastructure choice for enterprise applications, it is essential to select a high-performance cloud service that will support the best possible experience for your end users.
Determining the right cloud solution for your needs also necessitates thorough analysis of the level of security, control, customization and support your business requires. In this webcast, thought leaders from Gartner and Internap outline the performance factors that affect your cloud decision-making process and discuss how to optimize your IT Infrastructure to create satisfied end users.
The Internet, years after its emergence, continues to be a challenge for most organizations. This paper examines the notion of eService and the need for it in large, global organizations in particular. It also provides guidelines for developing an effective eService plan, and concludes with a discussion of the most significant benefits of implementing such a plan.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 01, 2012
As you will see, live chat excels at both problem solving and providing product information, the bane of most shoppers' existence. Shoppers rely on it for everything from questions prior to purchase, errors in the checkout process, and post-order follow-up.