software and soft skills

Why Digital Customer Service Depends on Software and Soft Skills

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If delivering extraordinary digital customer service were as simple as following a formula, everyone would be doing it. But not everyone is. In fact, 89% of tweets from customers to businesses still go unanswered, and poor customer service is one of the main reasons for customer churn. Clearly there’s plenty of room for improvement in […]

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The Digital Revolution: Best-in-Class Digital Experiences

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In an earlier post, The Digital Revolution, Rising Consumer Expectations, we showed how consumer expectations are changing and placing a higher priority on digital engagement with companies. We ended by detailing 7 best practices that we’ll detail here. 1) Centrally managing next generation digital interactions in the contact center Today in most company’s ownership of […]

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5 Key Technologies for the Future of Digital Customer Service

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We talk a lot about “future-proofing” your business. It’s an important concept for any company considering digital customer service integration. You don’t simply want to plan for your current customer service needs. You’ll need a solution that can easily scale as business grows. Digital customer service is evolving quickly, and this change hopefully comes in […]

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Cheat Sheet for Building the Best Chatbot

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The chatbot revolution is here, and having a bot that can talk to your customers online is key to your brand’s success and future growth. Chatbots scale quite easily and can handle hundreds of conversations at a time. This makes them the perfect candidates for tasks with a predictable and well-defined conversation flow. We’ve created […]

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The Digital Revolution: Rising Consumer Expectations

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Digital today is much more than just email and chat. Today, your customers are rapidly moving beyond first-generation digital channels (email, web chat, mobile apps) and on to next-generation digital channels (social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. as well as advanced messaging such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Apple Business Chat, and more). […]

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Why WhatsApp Is the Next Digital Customer Service Channel You Need

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With more than 1.5 billion active users, WhatsApp has more user adoption and growth than any other app. It’s an incredibly popular way for people to communicate, and this naturally applies to customers too. Let’s take a closer look at why WhatsApp is the next digital customer service channel you need. Why WhatsApp is exciting […]

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Why Great Digital Customer Service Needs Vision and Commitment

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Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was the Internet. Great things require patience and development, and the same goes for digital customer service. It’s easy to integrate the right digital customer service solution, but taking full advantage of it requires a real adaptation to communicating with digital customers on social channels. It’s a […]

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Going Mobile: Building a Remote Workforce

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It can be daunting to create and scale a team of remote contact center agents. Jill Blankenship, founder and CEO of outsourced customer support service Frontline Group, has experienced the challenges — but also leveraged new technology to capture data, measure and improve KPIs and manage a team of remote agents while on-the-go. Stream our […]

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5 Reasons Customers Love Chatbots

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Chatbots are a kind of silver bullet to fulfill the needs of today’s demanding digital customers. Let’s take a closer look at 5 reasons customers love AI-driven chatbots. 1) Customers expect self-service options While customers still like talking to human customer service agents when they have complicated issues that need real interaction, these days most […]

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3 Ways to Streamline Digital Customer Service Integration

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Digital customer service and business both move at the speed of now. Agility and flexibility are key, and responsiveness needs to be non-stop. This is why digital customer service is such a good fit for business and why integration needs to be seamless. There’s simply no time for mistakes. The case for digital customer service […]

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