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Feb

9th

7 Things Friends Taught us about Customer Service

Ahh, everyone’s favourite group of friends… they taught us a lot: how to play poker, how to stand up to pushy parents, how to ‘safely’ manoeuvre furniture and, of course, what not to do when you’re “on a break”. In fact, the coffee house-dwellers even taught us a little about customer service. Did somebody say marathon?… […]

Jan

18th

5 Ways to Improve First Contact Resolution

First Contact Resolution (FCR) is simple: the lower the amount of interactions your customer faces to get their query sorted, the better. Lower amounts of customer interactions equal lower costs for your brand and- most importantly- a fantastic experience for your customer. So, how can we improve that all-important First Contact Resolution?…   1.Ask the […]

Nov

21st

4 Major Reasons to Offer Live Chat to your Customers

Live chat can be a vital method of customer support in the vast world of online shopping. No matter how user-friendly you aim to make your customers’ online shopping experience, difficulties can still arise. In a survey by LivePerson, 83% of consumers admitted to needing support to complete a purchase. As a brand, it’s your job […]

Nov

7th

Measuring Customer Satisfaction: A Guide to NPS

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: these days the customer experience is a key driver for consumers when it comes to selecting brands to invest in- it’s not just about the pennies anymore. In fact, when surveyed, 55% of customers admitted they’d be prepared to pay more for a better customer experience […]

Oct

24th

Customer Service: 6 Things you May be Doing Wrong

The world of customer service is constantly moving and evolving, but there are standards and pillars of success that remain the same. Here are the 6 things you may be doing wrong. Are you guilty of any of these customer service blunders? If so, don’t panic, we’ll have you sorted in no time…   Hiring […]

Sep

28th

The 5 Social Media Customer Service Tips you Need to Know

In this ever-connected and vocal world, social media customer service is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a necessity. Your competition have a social media presence, and why? Simply because that’s where their customers are; leaving reviews, opinions, praise, complaints etc. It’s standard to have a customer service presence on social media, but what sets your […]

Aug

15th

How to Say Sorry to Your Customers (and mean it)

We’ve all been there: we’re stuck without our delivery/ the tickets for that special event haven’t arrived/ our takeaway is well past its delivery time/ the fridge is on the blink. These things always seem to happen at exactly the wrong time and through no fault of our own… So, what’s the first thing we […]

Jul

18th

Top 5 Phone Tips for Great Customer Service

Talking over the phone is a real skill. Without speaking to an individual face-to-face, it’s easy for your message to become lost in translation. Facial expressions and gestures aid this communication, but if you’re not face-to-face with your customer, what kind of things can you do to ensure that you’re giving the right impression? Here are […]

Jul

4th

What the Game of Thrones Houses taught us about Customer Service

With the new season just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at what the Game of Thrones Houses taught us about Customer Service…   1. Lannister   The Words: “A Lannister always pays his debts” Arguably the key to the Lannister’s success… although we’ll stick with just the positive, non-ominous stuff. The […]

May

4th

Top-Notch Customer Service: How does it help your business?

Customer service requirements are unique to every business. For some companies, the goal may simply be to provide enough Customer Service Advisors to meet the high-demand and frequency of customer interactions- and if that’s what your business requires, then that’s OK! But, in an age of social media, there are also a number of reasons […]

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