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6 Common Customer Service Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

In business, sometimes making the wrong decision is worse than making no decision at all. This is especially true when it comes to the customer service industry. With customers being the foundation of so many businesses, going against their needs can be a make or break decision. And, in the fast-paced technology age we live in, making the wrong call is costlier than ever before.

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How to Set Up a Help Desk Software Properly with Custom Fields

Properly managing your help desk software is just as important as what solution you choose. Even if you have the best technology, if it’s not properly configured the software can create problems and hostility with its users. One of the best ways to optimize how employees utilize your help desk system is through implementing custom fields. Not only do they save time, but they also improve the communication of your team with customers and even between departments. Here are a few ways on how to set up a help desk software properly with custom fields to save time and money…

The Impact of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Customer Service

Thanks to technology, we live in a world that is ever-changing and evolving. It may seem hard to believe, but only forty years ago if you wanted to communicate a message you had to pick up the phone or write a letter. There wasn’t any email, texting, or social media. Now, the ways we communicate and share information are instantaneous and can become extremely immersive.

B2B Customer Service As a Competitive Advantage

With the globalization of the business world, competition is more fierce than ever before. Companies lose deals to competitors located half way around the world and are always looking for ways to win new business. One of the ways B2B companies are looking to one-up their competition is by highlighting their excellent customer service. In fact, the customer experience as a whole is not something many companies excel at, which makes companies that truly shine at the very end of the experience process more appealing to prospects.

Proactive Strategies for Your Help Desk Team

In the modern help desk era, sometimes waiting around for your customers to reach out to you isn’t good enough. Competitors are pestering your customers with emails and phone calls on a daily basis, yet some help desk teams are limited to only communicate with customers in their ticket queue which ignores a huge opportunity. After all, your business development team worked hard to acquire your customers, so why should communication slow so substantially once they sign the dotted line?

6 Trends in Customer Service to Watch in 2018

It should come as no surprise to customer service professionals that 2018 will be a year of innovation and change in the industry. Customers continue to demand more from companies and the role of the customer service agent has become more important than ever before in keeping satisfaction levels high. In an industry that moves so quickly, staying ahead of the curve can be important to exceed expectations with customer service and make it a competitive advantage during the sales process.

Customer Service Skills: 11 That Are Essential for Your Team

Turning a “good” customer service team into a “great” one takes time. While technology such as customer service software is important to making this jump, the software is only as good as the people who use it on a daily basis. Here are 11 essential customer service skills so you can elevate your entire service team by working together to improve in these areas…

How Customer Service Automation Impacts the B2B World

It’s no secret that the concept of automation is taking the business world by storm. From Redbox replacing Blockbuster to self-checkout and everything in between, the need for businesses to rely heavily on an exhaustive employee roster is decreasing.

5 Customer Support Habits Your Team Should Always Follow

Maintaining good habits can be tough and breaking bad ones can be even more difficult. From simply taking a few minutes each morning to brush your teeth to running three miles a day, habits come in all shapes and sizes. One specific area where we develop many habits is in the workplace. Maybe we’ve grown accustomed to putting off calls until the end of day, but habits at work can be subconscious and might even be hurting your business. Here are five good customer support habits to make sure your team follows so you can keep customers happy…

Why Being Successful at SaaS Onboarding is Important to Customers

As a SaaS (Software-as-a-service) company, you can have the best salespeople in the world but your product is only as powerful as the competency of its users. A sales team without a great SaaS onboarding group at their backs will not be positioned for long-term success. Missing out on this vital step can lead to an array of unforeseen issues and problems. Here are a few reasons why successfully onboarding SaaS customers is important…

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