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How to Personalize Your Customer Service Experiences

By | 2017-05-11T18:52:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: 24 Hour Answering Service, Answering Service, Customer Support|Tags: , |

What makes a business great today is not the quality of the products or services they sell but, rather, the level of customer service experience provided. Let’s face it. The overall quality of products and services has gotten to the point where it is pretty much even between competitors. As a result, businesses have to make [...]

The Importance of Quality Customer Care

By | 2017-05-11T18:39:07+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center, Customer Support|Tags: , , |

One way small and medium businesses set themselves apart from larger and corporate competitors is by providing their customers with quality customer care. Most people are not simply looking for the lowest prices but, also, which businesses provide the best customer service and care both during and after the sale. They do not mind paying a [...]

Services Your Virtual Receptionist Can Provide

By | 2017-04-10T23:11:05+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support, Virtual Receptionist|Tags: , |

A virtual receptionist functions much like an actual receptionist in your office would. They answer phones, schedule appointments, update your calendar, schedule meetings, make phone calls to customers and clients, provide customer and technical support, route phone calls to other staff members, read and respond to emails, and more. However, there is one major exception: They [...]

What Type of Customer Service Do You Provide: Reactive or Proactive?

By | 2017-04-10T23:02:39+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Call Center, Customer Support|Tags: , |

No matter what type of industry or market your business is in, or whether you sell products or services, the distinguishing feature that sets businesses apart is the type of customer service experiences you provide current and new customers. Most businesses have followed a reactive customer service approach for years, while others have started to adapt [...]

Tips to Decrease Customer Wait Times

By | 2017-03-17T23:44:00+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support, Virtual Receptionist|Tags: , |

No one likes waiting in lines or on endless hold to speak to someone. The longer a customer has to wait, the more upset they can become, unhappy with your business and its products and services. There are different things you can do to help reduce overall wait times and make experiences more pleasant. Identify where [...]

How to Handle Explosive Customers

By | 2017-03-17T23:35:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support|Tags: , |

At some point, as a business owner, you are going to encounter an upset customer because something went terribly wrong. The most important thing to remember, when you receive a phone call or come face-to-face with an upset customer who is on the edge of exploding, is to remain calm. By remaining calm and allowing them [...]

The Rapid Growth & Demand for U.S. Answering Services

By | 2017-03-17T23:30:13+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support|Tags: , |

In recent years there have been a few different trends affecting the demand for answering services here in the United States. The first one is the onshoring of U.S. businesses’ call centers and inbound phone call services. The costs of doing business overseas in countries like India, China, and the Philippines is no longer cost-effective, as [...]

Bilingual Answering Service: Breakdown of Languages Used in the United States

By | 2017-01-18T21:15:21+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support|Tags: , , |

The United States is a “melting pot” of people that originally emigrated from different foreign countries, including the United Kingdom, France, and Spain. While English quickly became the predominately spoken language, this is slowly starting to change due to a number of reasons. Among those is the growth of global businesses over the past few decades. [...]

The Benefits of Your Own Personal 24/7 Live Agents

By | 2017-01-18T21:04:16+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support, Virtual Receptionist|Tags: , , |

As you start off the new year, it is important to set both short term and long term goals and objectives you want to achieve to grow your small business this year. Part of normal business growth is hiring new employees to perform a variety of business functions and tasks. However, finding the right people with [...]

Finding Flexibility in Your Business Operations

By | 2016-12-19T18:23:54+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Answering Service, Customer Support, Inbound Call Center|Tags: , , |

In recent years, there has been this “on-again” and “off-again” business model to provide employees with more flexibility in their work schedules. Many companies of all sizes have experimented with telecommuting and virtual offices in the past. Some organizations continue to allow their employees the perks of these options, while others have either done away with [...]