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3 Customer Retention Tips to Keep Your Customers Coming Back

By | 2017-08-30T16:41:18+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Call Center, Customer Support, Quality Assurance|Tags: , , |

Businesses that can’t retain customers usually aren’t around for very long. For most companies, convincing customers to keep coming back is just as important as finding new customers, if not more important. What can businesses do to keep their customers coming back, instead of constantly scrambling to find new ones to replace them? Let’s take a [...]

How Call Centers Are Integrating with Facebook

By | 2017-08-08T18:34:19+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , , |

Facebook and other social media platforms are becoming valuable tools for businesses and their customers to use as a means of communications. Many businesses already have a Facebook page, which they can use to share valuable information with their clients. They might post FAQs, how-to videos, or announcements about upcoming sales and special offers. The possibilities [...]

Call Center Best Practices: The Pros and Cons of Recording Phone Calls

By | 2017-07-20T20:00:15+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , |

“This call is being recorded for quality assurance purposes.” It’s a phrase you hear almost any time you call a customer service line. Even many small businesses have taken to recording their ingoing and outgoing calls. While recording phone calls can offer businesses some great advantages, there are also several pitfalls that need to be avoided. [...]

How to Make Your Business Stand Out with an Easy to Remember Phone Number

By | 2017-07-20T19:54:29+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , |

Remembering a phone number to a business often is tied directly to how the business markets the number. One way to do this is with a vanity phone number, which is an easy to remember phone number that is converted into text. The text part of the number is directly related to a product or service [...]

Do Callers Prefer to Talk to a Person or an Automated Answering System?

By | 2017-07-20T19:16:15+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , |

In today’s mobile device driven society, one that has not changed is the desire to be able to speak to a live person instead of an automated answering system. Sure, automated systems are great when you want to find out if a payment to your account has posted or the balance in your checking account. However, [...]

Five Small Business Expansion Strategies

By | 2017-06-13T21:54:49+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: 24 Hour Answering Service, Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , |

As your small business grows, you have opportunities to expand your operations and make your business bigger. There are several different expansion strategies you can use to help keep your business growing and still be able to deliver exceptional customer experiences. Establish a customer support call center. Retain the services of an experienced outsourced telephone answering [...]

Reasons You Should Outsource Your Call Center

By | 2017-06-13T21:49:44+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: 24 Hour Answering Service, Answering Service, Call Center|Tags: , |

For owners of small- and medium-sized businesses, one of the biggest questions they need to determine is whether it is better to set up their own internal call support or outsource their call center to a service that specializes in providing customer support. There are many reasons to consider, and the following are among those you [...]

Five Ways to Add Value to Your Business

By | 2017-06-13T21:44:15+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: 24 Hour Answering Service, Answering Service, Business Insight, Call Center|Tags: , |

In today’s markets, businesses of all sizes are constantly looking at different ways they can add value to their business to help grow their operations and increase their bottom lines. One of the key things you need to do to determine where you can bring value to your business is to take a look at your [...]

How to Conduct Surveys for Your Business

By | 2017-05-11T19:00:13+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Business Insight, Call Center|

Surveys provide valuable insight about how customers perceive your business, its products or services, and the level of customer service they receive. Gathering useful information requires deciding on what aspect of your business you want to focus on and developing a suitable survey. When thinking about what it is you want to know, consider the following [...]

The Value of Customer Service in the Age of Automation

By | 2017-05-11T18:46:03+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center, Virtual Receptionist|Tags: , |

From downloaded shopping apps to automated voice recognition, from virtual answering service systems and the tools we provide our customers to make their experiences better, technology can be both a blessing and a hindrance for businesses of all sizes. Even with all the latest advances, there is one important aspect missing from these customer service tools: [...]