Tag: Contact Center

Getting the right tone in customer service: some do’s and don’ts

Tone is one of the most important aspects of a successful customer service interaction; when recalling the interaction later, customers won’t remember the words that you used, but they will remember the tone and how it made them feel….

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Google’s €50m fine and the high cost of poor cyber security

In January it was announced that Google was to be fined €50 million for violations of GDPR – the EU’s set of data protection regulations, which went into effect May 2018. The reasons cited for the fine were: Users were…

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GDPR is here: are you protecting your customer data?

In our data-driven world, customer data has become increasingly vital to businesses looking to keep up with rapidly-evolving customer expectations. However, many businesses have failed to appropriately safeguard customer data, leading to a growing epidemic of data theft….

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10+ ways to reduce contact center hold time

One of the few universal truths of customer service is that nobody likes being on hold. In a world with ever-increasing demands on our time, we all have better things to do than listen to poorly-looped smooth jazz…

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Integrating social media into your contact center

A few years ago, conversations about the utility of social media for business would focus on social media as a listening tool. Experts would position social media as a way to passively gather data from the market to learn…

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How to Choose the Best Contact Center Software

It’s 2019, which means businesses are looking at the year ahead and trying to make decisions about how best to adapt to the ever-shifting business landscape in our increasingly digital world. However, with the explosion of software options…

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Infographic: Customer service chatbots in 2018 – trends and facts to know

It can’t be denied that consumer preferences for customer service channels are shifting more rapidly than ever, with the rate of consumers who identify digital channels as their preferred mode of  communication ever on the rise. Unfortunately, the…

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Why your digital customer service solution needs to include email

In our previous post, we looked at the hidden costs of digital silos for digital customer service agents; namely that multi-tasking reduces productivity and makes us less resilient. Research shows that digital customer contact centers are losing as…

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The hidden costs of digital silos

The call center has undergone a drastic transformation in the past decade. More and more, call centers are becoming customer contact centers, where customer service agents provide support over a variety of channels – phone, email, live chat,…

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Integration means never having to say goodbye (to existing voice solutions)

As digital communication technology continues to grow and evolve, it can be overwhelming for companies looking to keep up with shifting consumer expectations for digital customer service. For companies who have invested heavily in voice solutions for customer…

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