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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 […]

Sep

14th

How to Talk to Frustrated Customers

Frustrated customers are frustrated for a reason, and it’s your job to help turn their negative experience in to a positive one.   As we move in to further economic uncertainty, we all feel the pinch. At times like these, customer service can make or break your brand: consumers want security and an open, honest […]

Aug

29th

What turns customer service in to ‘great customer service’?

This week, we came across a definition for Customer Service:    “The assistance and advice provided by a company to those people who buy or use its products or services.”   For a general jyst, this does the job. For the customer service world, though, we think this definition may be a little detached and- […]

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 […]

Aug

3rd

The Top 5 Customer Service Skills Every Employee Needs

Whether you work in customer contact or not, every employee needs customer service skills. For those in a more traditional customer service role, interactions with your customers may be face-to-face. For employees in other roles, ‘customers’ may be colleagues; or perhaps the Board and the overall business (success of the organisation). Either way, you’ll find […]

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

17th

How to Prevent your Customers from Breaking-up with you

Loyal customers are the back-bone of every business. Sure, bringing in new customers is important, but by retaining customers you can expect a lot…. With a 5% increase in customer retention, comes a potential increase in profitability of up to 75% (Bain & Co.). So, how do you prevent your customers from breaking up with […]

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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