Benefits of in-house data storage

Data security problem has recently become of the highest priority for business owners all over the globe. No matter whether your business is big or small, all issues related to data protection have become number one concern. IBM’s Cost of a Data Breach Report found that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million and moving in an upward trend. Thus, all measures for keeping company information safe should be taken. In this blog post we will discuss pros and cons of in-house data storage vs commercial clouds. Pros and cons of in-house data storage Self-hosting means installing, running and maintaining all the hardware locally, while cloud-hosting is about renting this service from a SaaS provider. Though hosting on-premise sounds scaring, there are a lot of advantages of the in-house data storage:

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Best tools for the effective remote teamwork

Best tools for the effective remote teamwork

Today virtual offices became the necessity rather than an additional way of organizing the workflow. Lots of businesses have started hiring remote teams recently. However, Covid-19 pandemic significantly sped up this process and forced many businesses to move to virtual working environment. The necessity to transfer to remote offices made this process quite chaotic with various inconveniences both for employees and employers. In this blog post we will recommend the tools for effective remote teamwork to facilitate your remote office setup or improve the workflow of an existing one. However, before we start let us highlight the most important features for the successful remote teamwork:

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5 Reasons your Customer Service isn’t Human Enough

5 Reasons your Customer Service isn’t Human Enough

Digital customer service becomes more and more popular among businesses. And the reasons for switching to other than phone customer service channels are more than obvious: More cost saving customer service budgets; Faster customer response time; Lower load on customer service agents. At the same time with increased efficiency and profitability customer service loses its humanity that many customers are carving. Thus, to get higher satisfaction rates for customer service quality you should offer human touch and personalization. In this blog post we highlighted several reasons why your customer service isn’t human enough.

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reliable communication channel for customers and employees

3 Reasons You Need to Have a Reliable Communication Channel for Your Customers and Employees

Secure and reliable communication channel is one of the most important aspects of any successful business today. Information leaking can damage even more than destruction or theft in modern world. For ages people have been struggling to keep data secure and protected. They invented various ways of secure data exchange: private messengers, pigeon post and encrypted texts in Middle Ages invisible ink and more advanced texts encryption in late 19 and early 20 century password protected data in 1960th email invention in 1970th data protection with help of antivirus software development in 1980th the rise of firewalls to protect data exchange in 1990th more and more improvements against data leaks and more advanced measures to protect information exchange today

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How Virola messenger changes the way you secure your data

How Virola changes the way you Secure your Data

Data security is a critical issue for companies today. In our evolving data ecosystem, businesses that collect and transmit data need to take special precautions to ensure that their data is secure. Security is becoming more important than ever, as hackers become more sophisticated and companies face greater risks. However, too many companies still rely on outdated security measures that are no longer effective. If your company harnesses the power of data for its daily operations, it is essential that you use a secure messenger. Without proper security, your data – or the data of your customers – is at risk of being stolen or compromised. This can lead to financial losses, damaged reputations, and even lawsuits. That is why we created Virola – a secure messenger and collaboration tool.

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customer education, educational customer experience

How to Provide Educational Customer Experience

Modern customer service is not a simple process of answering customer questions and solving their issues. First of all it is an essential part of any business operations that can make or break a business. Statistics shows that for 86% of consumers good customer service turns one-time clients into long-term brand champions. Providing a comprehensive customer education with your products or services while assisting your customers can help your company improve your customer service and bring it to the next level. When your customers have enough knowledge, they feel confident and do not bother your team with multiple questions. Thus it is important not only to provide good self service options, but also to train your customer service team to educate your customers while assisting them.

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Predictions for Customer Service Trends in 2022

Predictions for Customer Service Trends in 2022

As the globe shifts into a new year – and a new post-pandemic reality – consumer spending and behavior patterns are expected to change yet again.  While the movement toward consumer empowerment continues – what can we expect within this arena in 2022? Let’s take a look at some of the trends we can expect to see within the customer service landscape and some of the changes consumers will be initiating. Trend 1: Customer Service Becomes The Face of The Brand In a world that continues to lean toward globalization and nonstop accessibility, brands are expected to offer 24/7 services and instant responses via social media channels.

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3 Tips for Running a Successful Online Business in 2022

3 Tips for Running a Successful Online Business in 2022

The revenue potential for online businesses continues to grow. In 2020, eCommerce accounted for 18% of global retail sales. That number is expected to grow to close to 22% by 2024. Still, maybe your business isn’t seeing the growth you would like. No matter how hard you try, you are likely missing out on potential sales, revenue, and profits. There are some steps you can take to make your online business as successful and profitable as possible. You don’t need to be a marketing genius. You just need to take advantage of some tools that are already available. Whether it is about choosing the right marketing software, adding live chat, or organizing everything around your brand, just making some minor adjustments can make a massive difference.

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10 Tips to Help You Get Ready to Customer Service Job Interview

10 Tips to Help You Get Ready to Customer Service Job Interview

The job of customer service agent requires having a personal contact with consumers or businesses. Thus your interviewer will try to find out as much as possible about your communication skills and ability to interact with people and provide them with assistance. It is not enough to know answers to questions which can be asked during the customer service job interview. You need to possess specific soft skills and meet the requirements of the position you apply to. In this blog post you will find useful tips which will help you feel comfortable and confident during your interview.

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10 tips to boost your post holiday sales

10 Tips to Boost Your Post Holiday Sales

The holiday season is a time for joy, family, giving… and big sales opportunities for businesses. But when the wrapping paper is thrown out and the holiday leftovers are cold, many businesses find themselves trying to figure out how they’re going to keep up with their business goals. Whether you beat your holiday sales goals or missed them entirely, a new year is a new slate to go after. The good news is that there are always ways to boost your post-holiday sales, even after you’ve taken down your holiday displays and returned merchandise. Here are ten tips for maintaining momentum following the holidays, whether you’re trying to make up ground or maintain what you’ve built:

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