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4 Pieces of Call Center Technology You Should Embrace This Quarter

Keeping up with technology feels like an impossible task. Almost every day, there’s a new product on the market planning to make your customer service agents quicker, your clientele happier, and your business more profitable. But if you’re constantly chasing the next big thing, you may lose sight of your company’s core values and confuse […]

3 Tips for Conducting Customer Service Over Facebook Messenger

It’s often said that companies need to be where their customers are. Where do your dream clients like to spend time, both in person and online? For almost every business, that means being on Facebook. With almost 3 billion monthly active users, Facebook remains the world’s largest social media platform. So chances are, that’s where […]

5 Red Flags to Watch Out for on Your Customer Service Team

When it comes to your customer service agents, you want to make sure you’ve got the best of the best. After all, if your customers are the foundation of your business, your customer service agents have some of the most important jobs within your company. Ensuring your clients feel cared for, heard, and respected is […]

6 Ways to Beef Up Security in Your Call Center

Did you know that security breaches commonly take place within customer service call centers? Sure, hackers are gaining skill when it comes to getting into your computer system, but if they can find a way to get their hands on your recorded calls, things become much easier. It’s pretty obvious when you think about it, […]

Do You Need Better Call Recording Software? A Guide to Finding the Right One

We’ve all heard that familiar voice tell us “This call may be recorded for quality assurance or training purposes.” It’s true—having a call recording system for your business can lead to many benefits, one of which is training your customer service team to serve customers well! But there are many other benefits, as well, from […]

5 Customer Service Predictions for 2021

As we continue to forge forward in 2021, we’re quickly beginning to understand that we actually understand very little! The coronavirus completely changed the way many companies did business in 2020, and even though we have effective and safe vaccines available to us, it still may take time for them to get distributed.

What Is a Customer Data Platform (CDP), and How Can It Improve Customer Service Performance?

We’ve all been there: waiting for a support rep and providing the details of our account, including answering security questions like the name of our mother-in-law’s cousin’s plumber’s cat. After going through detailed troubleshooting steps we’ve already tried, the rep needs to transfer our call to another department only to go through the same steps, […]

5 Things 2020 Taught Us About Social Media

As 2021 begins, you’re probably anxious to dive into your customer service care plan and continue communicating with your customers. But it can be helpful to look back on 2020 and see how social media may have impacted your sales. The truth is, social media has been around a while, but in many ways, it’s […]

How to Account for COVID in Your Customer Service Metrics

Let’s face it: 2020 was a year like no other. Many of us are happily waving it goodbye, reminding it not to let the door hit it on its way out. But as excited as we may be to see the old year come to a close—and for a potentially close end to the deadly […]

5 Must-Learn Traits for New Customer Service Employees

As the holiday season ramps up, you may have brought new customer service employees on board in your business. A higher call volume means a higher need for customer service agents, especially as the global pandemic continues to rage and people continue to choose calling in or e-mailing vs. visiting a business in person. With […]