small business customer service

Digital Customer Service on a Shoestring

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A penny saved is a penny earned, right? That’s certainly true in business, and nowhere more visibly than in small and medium enterprises. The smaller the company, the smaller the budget and the more pressure managers are under to justify every expense. But there are some things no company should skimp on, and digital customer […]

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email

It Turns Out, Customers LIKE Email

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As far back as 2013, Forbes was publishing articles like, 5 Ways Email Makes Your Employees Miserable and How To Get Rid Of Email In Your Company. I can think of several technologies that have promised to replace email, like Slack and other messaging applications (e.g., Apple Chat or WhatsApp). And yet, it turns out […]

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contact center

Get Your Contact Center Ready for the Modern Age

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If you purchased a laptop in 2012 and compared it to one today it would be like comparing a raft to a nuclear submarine!  That’s because all technology has a “shelf-life”. For many IT systems this is about seven years.  This is also true for call center systems.  Why does technology have an expiration date? […]

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Contact Center Agents – Soaring up From Heroes to Super Heroes

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Agents remain the most critical resource in any contact center. But, every contact center continues to struggle with big challenges when it comes to engaging, motivating and retaining agents. Agent turn over continues to soar at over 30-45%, more than double the average of all industries (Research, The Quality Assurance & Training Connection). Today’s agents […]

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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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digital customer service

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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Boost Revenue in 8 Easy Steps

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What can you do when revenue targets keep increasing but your budget stays the same? It’s a challenge more and more companies are facing – and many of them are looking to their contact centers for solutions. Because progressive leaders understand a new CX strategy can transform corporate culture; turn customers into advocates; and boost […]

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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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