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How to Talk to Frightened Customers About COVID-19

This period will be remembered in history for its terror, economic disruption, and isolation from social life. Businesses are hurting and badly. Your customers are likely living in fear, as well. It’s a tricky time to be a marketer—you want to genuinely serve your audience, but you don’t want to come off as uncaring. You […]

4 Tricks to Get More Positive Feedback from Customers

Whether you want customers to spread the love about your business through the Internet or by word of mouth, your products and services should be more than satisfactory. Your offerings should be so exceptional that it makes people want to share their great experience with others. If your company doesn’t stand out from the rest, […]

5 Things to Know About the Future of Self-Service

Customers are more frequently looking to solve their own problems, not have you do it for them. In fact, according to a recent survey, around half of all customers would prefer customer service be conducted through messaging rather than having to call in to get help or go to a brick-and-mortar store. People want convenience: […]

The 5 Best Headsets for Customer Service

You’ve got a customer on the phone. You’re helping them troubleshoot something with your product or service. They’re just getting to the part where they tell you what’s going wrong when …

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4 Ways to Deal with Swearing Customers

The job of a customer service rep is already stressful, and an angry or distressed customer can throw things into high gear. A study revealed the extent of swearing at customer service reps. It’s a big problem, and for contact center managers, it’s important to have a plan in place for training your reps to […]

How to Reduce Your After-Call Work Time

As contact centers increasingly focus on streamlining their process to handle more calls in less time, it’s natural to hone in on metrics. The average time to handle a call gets the most attention, but an important drag on your overall productivity may be after-call work time. Here’s a closer look at what managers need […]