Subscribed book review
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Subscribed: Book Review

I've rarely been more fired up to write a book review for our blog than the moment I finished Subscribed: Why the Subscription Model Will Be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It by Tien Tzuo, Founder and CEO of Zuora. For several…
Lands End CSAT
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Retailer Lands' End shares its success using Customer Thermometer

“We have been completely blown away by the results of using Customer Thermometer. In the first 3 months, we had x6 times the number of responses we hoped for. Not only that, the customer satisfaction level is awesome – a real validation…
5 Excellent Customer Success Podcasts
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5 Excellent Customer Success Podcasts

We're continuing our series on Customer Success; today focusing on podcasts. They're a format which fits neatly into our busy lives, and the sheer breadth and wealth of content that’s now available in podcast format covers some excellent business…
3 customer support teams you should know about
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3 customer support teams of the future

The truly great sports teams don’t just get great results. They each have their own unique character that inspires loyal fans. They set standards for the next generation to beat. And what about the acclaimed teams from TV and film like…
Gold Stevie Customer Service 2019

Customer Thermometer Wins Gold at 2019 Stevie Awards

26 February 2019, Oxford, UK: Customer Thermometer, a market leader in survey solutions, has scooped the Gold accolade at the 2019 Stevie Awards for Customer Service Department of the Year (Computer Software - Up to 100 Employees). It beat off…
Customer Service and Satisfaction Statistics for 2019
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Customer Service and Satisfaction Statistics for 2019

Customer experience and delivering high levels of customer satisfaction is now the top priority for all forward-thinking businesses. Customers are no longer basing their loyalty on brands, products and prices. Their loyalty is far more dependent…
A sneak preview of new book Helpdesk Habits

A sneak preview of the new book Helpdesk Habits

Today we're delighted to bring you a guest post from Mark Copeman, one of CT's original founders, as he launches his new book, Helpdesk Habits, a business book which aims to help Service and Help Desks to operate at the top of their game. It…
Measurable Customer Service Goals with Examples
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Measurable Customer Service Goals with Examples

Nobody would argue that customer service and support isn’t vitally important. Customers will not repeatedly purchase products or services from a business that has failed them in some way. Customer loyalty, these days, is greatly influenced…
Doughnut Economics: Book Review
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Doughnut Economics: Book Review

Kate Raworth is an Oxford University-based economist who specializes in writing about the specific challenges the 21st century brings with it. Her recent book, Doughnut Economics gives an insight into many of the modes of thinking the upcoming…
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Top takeaways and quotes from Quirk's Event London

Earlier this week I went to The Quirk's Event in London. The Quirk's Events are market research and customer insight focused. They are held all over the world and the London lineup featured speakers from Salesforce, Microsoft, Molson Coors,…
Examples of Bad Customer Survey Questions
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Examples of Bad Customer Survey Questions

We have previously provided some examples of what we have found to be the best customer satisfaction survey questions to ask - along with some useful templates. But when designing effective customer surveys it’s also important to be aware…
Our SaaS startup journey

Our SaaS startup journey

Using ‘microtargets’ to propel business growth Customer Thermometer is my second business venture. I previously founded a successful tech marketing agency in Oxford. I was making a good living, but I was frustrated by how hard it was it…