Hints and Tips | | Published August 20, 2013

How to Deliver Excellent Customer Service

Make it a help desk habit to view every interaction with a customer as an opportunity to deliver excellence.

I think that anyone who has spent time working the help desk can attest to the fact that it is hard to provide exceptional customer service day in and out. Customers can be demanding, but all businesses want to make their customer’s happy. A happy customer will come back, returning and spending their hard earned dollars with you instead of someone else. A happy customer will tell their friends and share their positive experience.

It really comes down to crafting a simple routine and making it a habit. It could be one as simple as: smile, serve the customer, follow through and ensure the customer is happy; repeat. Yes, there will be times making the customer happy will seem next to impossible. Just remember to not let yourself or your team members get frustrated. It will serve no good and could create an antagonistic atmosphere.

Opt instead to view every interaction with a customer as an opportunity to deliver excellence and to strengthen the relationship. And you want that customer relationship to be a happy, healthy one. Your customer service team should want that coveted prize of a happy customer above all else.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle

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