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. . This puts a lot of extra pressure on businesses to deliver exceptional customer service.

Difference Between Multichannel & Omnichannel Customer Support

ProProfs Blog

Remember when your business had limited platforms, mostly email, mail, and phone support, to help customers reach your brand? No wonder customers today are more concerned about how their customer support experience might turn out with a brand.

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5 Tips to Manage Remote Customer Support Agents

UJET

A strong customer support team is integral to the success of any business. But even with a dispersed team, managers and supervisors can ensure that agents are providing the expected high-quality support to maintain positive customer experiences.

Guest Blog: The 8 Elements of Customer Support Quality

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Pascal van Opzeeland who writes about the quality of customer support and what it takes to provide great customer support. – Shep Hyken. What makes a customer support interaction good or bad?

The Evolution of Support: How to Manage Customer Support in an Era of Self-help

Speaker: Kristina Evey, Customer Experience Expert and Consultant

As self-service as a customer preference continues to grow, it's more important than ever that we assess the amount of support being given to our customer service reps. Is there a way to find the right balance between self-service and support?

Guest Blog: Exceptional Customer Support Is Fresh, Not Canned

ShepHyken

Meet Mor and Yoni, two of the Lightricks support team all-stars. Forced to listen to fake-happy ‘customer care’ puppets reading from scripts? The dissatisfaction you’ll be left with goes both ways: the cost of disappointed customers is high for companies, too.

The 3 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make with Customer Support

Myra Golden Media

In my multiple interactions with the company, they made three critical mistakes in the customer support experience. These are the same 3 mistakes you can’t afford to make with your customer support experience. My website was down for 37 hours this week.

Top 3 Tips for Handling Customer Support Issue Surges

UJET

From on-demand food delivery, e-commerce purchases, telehealth, and more, customers are looking for great digital experiences that not only mirror the experiences of speaking with someone face-to-face or visiting a brick and mortar location, but that goes above and beyond.

Know Your Terminology: Customer Support vs Customer Experience

Guru

When we think about some of the biggest brands in the world, we tend to think about the things that set them apart: their marketing, their product(s), the sales experience, and, potentially, the service experience. customer support

Guest Blog: Customer Support Chatbots – Striking The Right Balance

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Ayush Chaudhary who writes about the social media customer support experience. Social customer service allows you to take the interactions with your customers to an even higher level. – Shep Hyken. If you’ve not been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard by now numerous projections about how chatbots are destined to take over customer support. Think of it as a telephonic IVRS analog for customer support.

Guest Blog: How to Provide Fast and Personal Customer Support in a World that Cannot Wait

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Valeriya Yordanova who writes about how customer support agents can deliver the fast and personal customer support that today’s customers demand. In fact, three-quarters of online customers expect help within five minutes.

Customer Experience Metrics: 6 Ways to Measure Customer Support Success

Helpware

If your customers are happy, magical things happen. Just a 5% increase in customer retention can have a dramatic impact on your bottom line, increasing profitability by a whopping 75%. The first step to happy customers is implementing a total customer experience strategy.

A Step-by-step Guide to Provide Exceptional Customer Support

ProProfs Blog

Everyone says that customer support used to be easy. For an 18th century blacksmith, the questions and concerns from customers were pretty simple. At least it was obvious that customers would simply walk to the store whenever they needed support. . Customer Surveys.

Guest Blog: Why Knowledge Base Integration with Live Chat Is Important for Better Customer Support

ShepHyken

This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague, Jason Grills, writes about the importance of good customer support and the impact it can have on your business. How exactly can good customer service improve your business? Improved Customer Experience.

Guest Blog: The 8 Elements of Customer Support Quality

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Pascal van Opzeeland who writes about the quality of customer support and what it takes to provide great customer support. – Shep Hyken. What makes a customer support interaction good or bad?

What is the Difference Between Customer Service and Customer Support

ProProfs Blog

Customer service and customer support may seem like semantics; even Google does not make a difference in them. Each of these terms is customer-facing disciplines, but they cannot be used in place of the other. What is Customer Service? What is Customer Support?

An Insider View on Customer Support Strategies with Lindsay Willott

ProProfs Blog

Every brand in the market wishes to revamp its customer support strategies after a certain period of time. No wonder we come across so many articles online that speak of various strategies that organizations can implement to improve their customer service.

CX Specialist Ben Motteram Divulges Upcoming Trends in Customer Support

ProProfs Blog

The promise of a delightful customer support experience comes with the responsibility of actually delivering it consistently. There are various things that need to be taken into account besides the use of a support tool that will make or break the experience for a customer.

How Will Customer Support Change in the Future?

Fonolo

Customer support is currently standing at a crossroads: One road leads to exciting automated technologies, and the other to the ‘human touch’. These technological breakthroughs point toward a future with remarkable changes in the customer service landscape.

The pros and cons of remote customer support

UJET

Support teams are arguably the most important part of the customer experience. Agents become the voice of the company when they interact with customers. These experiences can lead to repeat sales or a loss of a customer depending on that single interaction.

Guest Blog: How Small Software Companies Can Provide Awesome Customer Support Without Going 24/7

ShepHyken

This week on our Friends on Friday guest blog post my colleague, Jack Plantin, writes about the importance of customer support and options we can offer for around the clock support. Here are a couple ways to make your customers happy, while being lean on resources.

Customer Support Trends and Predictions for 2020

UJET

2019 is coming to a close and the customer support industry is moving into the next decade. It’s become even more clear that support expectations are changing, expanding, and require a higher level of diligence to provide the best experience possible for customer satisfaction and loyalty. Over the years, we’ve seen voice lose ground yet still remain the primary support channel for customers in certain sectors. Support agents have a difficult job.

Add Agent Specialization to Your Customer Support Strategy

UJET

This phrase can be applied to numerous industries and roles, however, when discussing customer support agents, it can be even more relevant. But what happens when a customer has a specific problem like a high priority software integration that’s not working?

B2B Vs B2C Customer Support: How They Are Different

ProProfs Blog

For every organization, customer support should be a top priority as it has the potential to make or break any business. When you respond to the queries of your customers on time and resolve their issues promptly, it yields a gratifying experience. B2C Customers: ??

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2020 Customer Experience: 20 Wishes

ClearAction

2020 Customer Experience: 20 Wishes Lynn Hunsaker. 2020 customer experience management is at a turning point. Forces on customers and business may otherwise make some turns that leave you behind. Customer experience is defined by customers.

The Changing Dynamics of Customer Support Outsourcing in 2020

OctopusTech

As the teen years have ended with great successions of technological advancements, 2020 has brought innovative hopes for customer support outsourcing. Forrester predicts that brands will spend $8 billion more on customer service agents in 2020 than the previous year.

Millennials and Generation Z are Reshaping Customer Support

UJET

Customer Experience Customer Support Mobile Millennial Generation ZConsumer demographics are changing. Baby boomers and Generation X are no longer the only age groups making key business decisions and purchases.

How Should Your Customer Support be in 2019?

ProProfs Blog

One month has passed in 2019 and we are already witnessing how the game is changing in customer support across industries. Businesses can’t deny the significance of customer support, as it has the power to make or break your business. Customers have become “smart” today.

Who owns the customer experience anyway?

Taylor Reach Group

Over the past number of years, the customer experience (otherwise known as “CX”) has become a profession unto itself. Roles like Chief Customer Officer, Customer Experience Director, Manager, Customer Success have been popping up.

6 Reasons Why Customer Support Is an Essential Part of Your Business

ProProfs Blog

It takes 12 positive interactions to make up for 1 negative interaction with a customer. The worst part is, 33% of customers don’t even return after 1 negative experience. In short, customer support makes all the difference. Increases the Customer Lifetime Value.

Leverage Gamification to Level Up Customer Support

Noble Systems

How well are your customers being served by your customer support contact center? Are your agents delivering the best possible experience when customers engage with your business? Step 1: Define Customer Support KPIs. Customer Satisfaction (CSAT).

How psychology affects the customer experience of voice support

UJET

When done right, a conversation with the customer over the phone can be helpful, engaging, and even fun. The problem with voice support is that it can also go terribly wrong, and those are the types of interactions that people hear about.

Guest Blog: How to Make Effective Customer Experience Strategies for a Software Development Company?

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Charles Richard who shares an article about how important it is for software development companies to have a successful customer experience strategy. Let’s Get Acquainted With the Term Customer Experience.

Proactive Customer Support and its Benefits

kommunicate

Everyone one of us already aware that customer experience plays an important role in the current competitive market. Gartner’s report also says that 80% of businesses are going to compete based on customer experience in upcoming days.

How to Establish The Ultimate Omni-Channel Customer Support System

ProProfs Blog

The quality of customer support not only plays a big role in the profitability of a company but also determines the number of loyal customers. As recent reports suggest, 55% of customers are willing to pay more for a better experience. Tool Based Customer Support.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Excellent Customer Support on Social Media

ProProfs Blog

Long gone are the days when phone calls were the best way to deliver excellent customer support. Modern customers believe that social media is a new better way to interact with the brands when they have questions, problems, or concerns. Offer Customers Contact Alternatives.

Millennials and Generation Z are Reshaping Customer Support

UJET

Learning these strategies and applying them to customer support will help deliver an effective customer experience not just for these demographics, but their customers as well. Keys to providing these consumers and efficient and effective support experience. .