Category: Customer Experience

How can an e-commerce business survive the holiday madness?

In less than a month, millions of Thanksgiving turkeys will grace banquets and signal the much-awaited Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping bonanzas. With price slashes often too good to resist, bargain hunters are expected to flood every brick-and-mortar store and e-commerce business’ website. People will also be reaching out to brands’ customer service channels […]

Boost customer experience by improving data security

A truly satisfying customer experience can build and cultivate trust among your consumers. One of the ways you can refine it is by ensuring the safety of your customers and their personal information as they engage and transact with your brand. Aside from implementing content moderation to monitor your website and social media pages from […]

4 Things call centers need to know about Contact Center AI

With artificial intelligence (AI) tech in development, Google is aiming to streamline the call center productivity. But before you start creating your call center’s plans around its integration, here are some things you need to know. During last week’s Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, Google announced that they’re developing an artificial intelligence (AI) solution […]

Using the right tone of voice to enhance customer service

Once, during a meeting, my colleagues got into a heated discussion, not because they were on opposing sides, but because they misconstrued the tone each other used. Emotions inevitably rose, and an argument exploded—one that could’ve been avoided had both parties used friendlier tones. Customer service is often an incubator for these situations.

Why shaping the agent experience should be your call center’s 2018 priority

Improving the quality of work life your call center agents experience can help enhance the customer experience. How often do you ask your employees how they’re doing? Aside from the typical stress that call center agents face, how difficult is it for them to execute their tasks? Have you ever asked them how they feel […]

Make your call center agents’ lives easier

Your agents’ experience matters just as much as customers’ happiness. Every contact center’s goal is to deliver an effortless consumer experience. In an ideal world, that means brief (or none at all) on-hold times, quick calls, full issue resolution, and effective customer service reps. But if agents are struggling because of disorganized internal processes, then […]

5 Trends that will shape your brand’s customer support this 2018

This 2018, what should your customer support strategy look like? To keep customers happy and stay competitive, businesses should be able to embrace market innovations and new trends. That’s why every new year is always a good time to update the brand’s strategies and ensure that everything addresses your customers’ evolving needs. If you’re revamping […]

SMS@25: Its relevance and still-untapped customer service potential for SMBs

In the world of fast-paced communication and instant gratification, text messaging should’ve been passe by now. But SMS isn’t dead yet, and it still holds potential for customer service and for small and medium businesses (SMBs). In this month, 25 years ago, the first-ever text message was sent by then-developer Neil Papworth to Vodafone director […]

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