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The Best Social Media Channels for Customer Service

ShepHyken

Social customer care may not be the most popular channel to deal with customer issues for most businesses, but that doesn’t mean it’s not important. More and more customers are turning to social media to get help. When a company tells me they don’t want to participate in social media customer care, I ask why.

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Upgrade Your Customer Support Rep to a Customer Support Professional

ShepHyken

The other day I was talking with a gentleman who was as passionate about customer service and experience as I am. He had worked with support centers and we were discussing how important the team in a customer support center is to an organization. They’re your front line for your customers.

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Guest Blog: The Hidden Workings of Top Customer Support Teams

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Robert Occanyan who shares what successful customer support teams are doing to deliver an exceptional customer experience. . Here’s an important fact that customer support teams should always remember—people are more likely to remember negative experiences over positive ones.

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Proactive Customer Support

ShepHyken

Just last week I wrote about the concept of predictive customer support. Now, we take a slightly different angle with the concept of proactive customer support. The company reaches out to the customer before the customer has a chance to reach out to the company. The concept is simple.

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Guest Post: Trends of Customer Service in 2023

ShepHyken

This week, we feature an article by Prabhjot Singh at Knowmax , a company that empowers customer experience teams to improve engagement through AI-powered knowledge management. He talks about the trends that customer service and experience professionals can expect for the remaining months of 2023.

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Factors to consider while choosing customer care outsourcing service

Vcaretec

Outsourcing customer service is something that the majority of new business owners are wary of, and for good reason. The main channel via which you communicate with your clients is through customer service, thus it can't be good for your brand, to put it mildly. Contrast QA with service KPI measurements carefully.

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3 Common Factors Behind Client Discontent in Customer Care Conversations

CSM Magazine

Websites have been great for this and have replaced a lot of work that customer care agents previously handled. Unfortunately, a lot of customer support gets outsourced, and finding someone who can actually help is tough. Just take a stroll through Microsoft’s official support community.