Tag: customer satisfaction

Insurance companies struggling to retain customers might actually be punishing customer loyalty

Findings from a 2018 study by Which? – a UK organization that provides consumer insurance information, advice and recommendations – show that customers who choose to stick with their current home insurance provider can actually end up paying a…

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Important etiquette tips for customer service on social, live chat and email

Social customer service isn’t just a nice-to-have anymore, it’s a must-have. As smartphones continue to change the way we live our lives, consumer expectations for social media customer service continue to evolve. Even just a couple of years…

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The Importance of Gender-Neutral Language for Customer Service

Attitudes toward what constitutes good customer service are always changing, because they are rooted in a culture that is always changing. Today, companies find themselves having to think about how they present themselves in entirely new ways, because…

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Benchmarks for digital customer service success

Customer expectations for digital customer service are rising, and in a hyper-competitive market, it’s important to regularly benchmark your performance against your competitors so that you have a firm understanding of how you stack up. By measuring your…

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Why are companies still ignoring complaints on social media?

Recently, I had a frustrating customer service experience that is still, sadly, all-too-common. Last year, I bought a couple of pairs of pants from a brand that I had known to be very reliable and durable when I…

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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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Infographic: 2018 Challenges for Digital Retailers

In our last post, we looked at 2018 facts about consumer behavior and consumer trends with regards to digital transformation and digital customer experience, including: Thanks to the Internet of Things, we’re drowning in data The continued growth…

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Customer Service Chatbot Success Stories to Learn From

Chatbots for customer service are still new and unfamiliar to many, and it can be difficult to identify use cases that customer service chatbots could be useful for. So we’ve put together a profile of four very different…

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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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Using digital customer service to boost revenue through customer retention

It is a truism that it costs businesses far more to acquire new customers than to retain existing customers. And yet, according to a report published in Harvard Business Review, most companies still use the customer acquisition rate…

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