10 must-read books to move your customer support career forward

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10 must-read books to move your customer support career forward

If you’re starting working in a customer service team or want to grow beyond your own agenda the quickest way to get it done is to learn from someone else’s previous experiences.

But how do you choose which books are the best, so you’re making the most out of your study time? We’ve compiled a list of 10 must-read customer support books; you wouldn’t want to miss out on:

1. Uncommon Service: How to Win by Putting Customers at the Core of Your Business

by Frances Frei, Anne Morriss

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11805131-uncommon-service?from_search=true&qid=OfwkXx9lPH&rank=1

2. The Art of Explanation - Making Your Ideas, Products and Services Easier to Understand

by Lee LeFever

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15826801-the-art-of-explanation---making-your-ideas-products-and-services-easier?from_search=true&qid=BhgbR6Qbaf&rank=1

3. The Effortless Experience: Conquering the New Battleground for Customer Loyalty

by Matthew Dixon, Nick Toman, Rick DeLisi

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17924011-the-effortless-experience?from_search=true&qid=jwbT5sd2DB&rank=1

4. Chief Customer Officer 2.0: How to Build Your Customer

by Jeanne Bliss

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25654326-chief-customer-officer-2-0?from_search=true&qid=Eu49fJac1E&rank=1

5. The Customer Rules: The 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service

by Lee Cockerell

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15798775-the-customer-rules?from_search=true&qid=LWoZ9dqqYK&rank=1

6. The Nordstrom Way: The Inside Story of America's #1 Customer Service Company

by Robert Spector, Patrick D. McCarthy

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/72723.The_Nordstrom_Way?from_search=true&qid=PwbRIITsVS&rank=1

7. The Best Service Is No Service: How to Liberate Your Customers from Customer Service, Keep Them Happy, and Control Costs

by Bill Price, David Jaffe

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2410462.The_Best_Service_Is_No_Service?from_search=true&qid=j0KHrRAzEf&rank=1

8. Hug Your Haters: How to Embrace Complaints and Keep Your Customers

by Jay Baer

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25734246-hug-your-haters?from_search=true&qid=5tRrUZDoap&rank=1

9. The Amazement Revolution: Seven Customer Service Strategies to Create an Amazing Customer (and Employee) Experience

by Shep Hyken

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11249542-the-amazement-revolution?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=qMAaBHwRbP&rank=1

10. Anything You Want

by Derek Sivers

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11878168-anything-you-want?from_search=true&qid=dcm6yqkJso&rank=1