A few years ago I received a call from the President of a company operating a customer service group whose primary responsibilities included taking orders from customers as well as field sales reps on behalf of their best customers.
With bank branches closing each week, “Banking is no longer a place you go, it’s simply something you do.” Retail banking has had to evolve considerably over the last few decades. Banks used to have it relatively easy – customers were loyal, local and trusting and kept the same bank account for their whole life. [...]
Jay Manangan suggests 5 long-lasting benefits of good customer service..
Increase brand awareness and establish your name by enhancing your reputation..
Keeping customers is critical in these unpredictable times. Here are a few tips for success..
Social media is enabling customers to complain like never before – are you ready for “customer revenge”?
Richard McCrossan, Strategic Business Director of customer service software company Genesys, explains how a recent angry customer tweet shows just how important it is for companies to listen to the voice of the customer and have the facilities to act immediately..
Kevin Gillam offers some handy tips on how to make every phone call with your clients great..
An in-depth case study looking at how Smith Corona set out to create a system for building the perfect order..
Richard McCrossan looks at how a flexible and holistic digital customer service solution can enable companies to take advantage of new customer channels..
Here is an infographic by Impact Learning that explores the undeniable link between social media and customer service..
Portals can give vendors the tools to provide the best customer experience but only if they are actually used..
In the pursuit of exceptional service, we should resist the urge to relax financial controls.
‘Putting People First’ published by Professional Planning Forum The 2013 Best Practice Guide – Putting People First – has been published by the Professional Planning Forum. Over 100 pages, packed with case studies, research, thought leadership and supplier listings, this is a year-round resource that contains the very best of the year’s material. Designed for [...]
Richard McCrossan takes a look at how business rules can transform any customer service operation by keeping the business in control..
Getting into the customer service industry after school or college or even after a spell away from the workplace can be a daunting prospect..
Are some customers better than others? How do you attract customers you want and deflect those you don’t?
How setting up a Customer Effort Index can radically increase Top-Line Revenue..
The low costs and high returns of fresh customer service.