3 Customer service tips to make cranky holiday shoppers happy

Thursday, December 7, 2017

As the end of the year nears, customer service agents begin to receive plenty of calls from all over the world. They could be follow-ups on restaurant reservations, hotel accommodations, or purchases from online shops. Whatever they're about, all of them can make the holiday rush difficult to handle.

6 Social media customer service blunders to avoid

Monday, November 6, 2017

A recent study by SproutSocial states that 46% of consumers use social media to express how dissatisfied they are with the brands they've transacted with. To address this, brands are directly interacting with their customers using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Since practically anyone online can see their posts, people believe that it forces brands to be accountable, regarding social media's value as much as other service channels.

How to break bad news to customers and still keep their trust

Thursday, October 5, 2017

As much as possible you'd want to make sure the customer interaction remains positive when talking to clients. That's what customer service is about, creating memorable customer experiences. But when it comes to service failures occurring or sales falling through, you can't just spin it to something upbeat. After all, "Anything that can go wrong will go wrong," stated the adage Murphy's Law.

Science-backed stress management tips to help your agents unwind

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stress management is just one of the many challenges that contact center agents struggle with. If not managed properly, stress can detrimentally affect one's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It may cause sleep disorders, cardiac problems, depression, and other alarming health issues. Because of this, contact center agents who are continuously stressed tend to underperform, or worse, quit their jobs.