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The Individualization of the Customer Experience

One size rarely fits all. It seems obvious, right? Well, apparently it is not, judging by the frequency with which companies have a customer service strategy that forces its agents to treat everyone based on the same template, the same speech, and the same rules... We are in times when customers are empowered. They know what they want, when they…

How to Increase Sales During the Holidays

We just left Halloween behind and Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays are just around the corner. It is no secret to anyone that this is the busiest season of the year for most businesses. Parties, presents, dinners with friends and family, Black Friday, Cyber Monday... In short, everybody is spending money hands-full. The Holidays are a great opportunity for commerce.…

Business Process Outsourcing: An Important Development Lever

BPO, or Business Process Outsourcing, is a very attractive business management solution. Indeed, although this concept has existed for several years, many companies see it as an important development lever for 2019. But why such a craze for the BPO? To answer the question, discover through this article the missions of a business process outsourcing and the benefits it offers…

How to Say No to A Customer: Difficult but Indispensable

Everyone who works in customer service has been found in the cumbersome task of having to say no to a customer occasionally. There are situations where we can’t avoid this difficult task. Either because we do not provide exactly the service that the client needs, because we do not have the operational capacity at that moment or simply because it…

Empathy: A Vital Quality for Customer Service Agents

You can be surprised for all the times you use the word empathy… How did that word get into our vocabulary? This is due to the world of Customer Relations, but also in the HR world and, more broadly, in the managerial literature. Everyone uses it.   But, what is the definition of empathy? Empathy is the ability to feel…

9 Of the Most Effective Techniques to Handle Difficult Customers

An unsatisfied customer can quickly become problematic. As a business, it's not uncommon to have to deal with complicated situations, it's part of the game. But having people who are unhappy is not the end of the world. It can even be beneficial to your business if you know how to manage them. Do you know that old saying that…

The 15 Most Fantastic Steps to Improve Your Customer Service

Sometimes considered a source of problems to be swept under the carpet, customer service should be a central element of your strategy: it is the showcase of your business. Because good customer service is a source of purchase, referral, differentiation, and continuous improvement. Here are 15 critical tips for striving for the best.   Take agents who enhance you... If…

Omni-channel Customer Experience: 5 Reasons to Make It A Priority

The way that companies handle customer service has changed dramatically in recent years. More than a decade ago, there were only two ways to contact a company – by phone or by fax. Whether chatting, SMS or social networks... nowadays the channels available for customer service are increasing. But is it really necessary for your brand to use them all?…

The Best 5 Strategies To Really Understand Your Customers

The success of any business depends on its capacity to understand the desires and necessities of its customers. Today, with big data and artificial intelligence, one might think that technology is the key to reaching the customers. However, while these instruments offer key statistics about the behavior and preferences of the customers, they do not necessarily provide a comprehensive view…

The Ultimate 7 Tips to Excel at First Contact Resolution

By increasing means of communication (chat, email, text and social media) First Call Resolution (FCR) have become on the First Contact Resolution. While technology has driven ever-changing customer service practices, customer expectations for service speed and efficiency have changed very little. Resolution at first contact is more than ever an essential performance indicator to which call centers must pay the…