You can affect only those things you pay attention to. That is why it is important to get information about your live chat customer service team performance and make improvements based on it. With Provide Support live chat statistics tool you can easily track how many chats your live chats agents get, how fast they respond and how many chats they miss. >>>
Today more and more institutions and businesses switch to remote work due to the unsafe and unstable situation in the world. This in turns leads to the increasing demand for virtual communication not only with customers but also among team members who start working remotely. This is where the software for online communication such as live chat, online conference platforms and corporate communication tools becomes handy and saves businesses from closing and public institutions from chaos in communication.
In this blog post we would like to share our experience in managing remote teams and building virtual office environment for successful, smooth and safe online support and business processes. Working from home is no longer a trend, it’s now a necessity for almost all businesses and institutions across the globe. >>>
In 2020 year businesses will try to do their best to provide excellent customer service and satisfy their customers. However, to offer smooth customer experience you need not only to answer questions and provide correct answers, but also offer your customers convenient for them communication channels.
Modern customers cannot imagine a website without a click-to-chat button. Live Chat allows them to contact businesses wherever they are and ask questions without waiting for email response or listening to IVR. In this blog post we will review major players on the modern live chat market. In our review we will highlight the following sides of each provider: >>>
In 2020 customers will become smarter as their expectations for service and customer experience are set by best brands. While interacting with a business, they compare their experience to the best one they received from anyone and anywhere. Thus the gap between expectations and reality may widen for some companies. As a result customers will walk away searching for better experience.
Another trend is convenience of connecting with a company. When a customer wants to get in touch, they will reach for the most convenient communication method. Thus you should not limit your communication channels just to phone, chat and email. Your customers may also use social media or an app on smartphone. This is convenience that will drive repeating sales and customer loyalty. >>>
Modern customers become more and more demanding. Together with high quality of products or services they expect excellent and smooth customer experience. However, without proper tools which help provide fast and efficient customer support, such excellence cannot be achieved. Together with effective marketing strategy, businesses need constantly WOW their customers and ensure they receive memorable customer experience.
Why customer service matters
Your customer service team is the face of your business. Happy and satisfied customers are more understanding when you increase prices or something goes wrong from your side. They receive positive experience and this way you can extract more value from them. Loyal customers help you acquire new customers even better than any marketing campaign. And that’s free of charge! The following reasons will explain why providing excellent customer service is really important today: >>>
Whenever your customers contact you they can share their ideas and offer suggestions. This information is valuable both for business development and customer experience improvement. Your customers show your flaws and suggest where you need to work harder to bring your products or services to perfection. In fact, according to Microsoft research 52% of people around the globe believe that companies need to take action on feedback provided by their customers. Furthermore, that report also suggests that brands are viewed more favorably by 77% of consumers if they proactively invite and accept customer feedback. >>>
Modern customers start their search of products or services with thorough analysis of information available on the Internet. They visit company’s Facebook and LinkedIn pages and read available online customer reviews. Thus it is important to create a strong online presence and maintain it by collecting customer reviews and testimonials.
When you start collecting customer feedback and online reviews you’d need to use both Testimonial website page and profiles on the online review platforms. However, what kind of platforms to choose? And why does collecting online customer reviews help to improve search engine optimization and brand awareness? In this blog post we will answer these questions and describe most popular online review platforms where it is worth registering a profile for collecting online customer reviews. >>>
Did you know that 64% of people think that customer experience is more important than price in their choice of brand? The new trends in customer service are emerging day by day and one cannot just overlook them. Though 2019 year will not become the year if AI in customer service, the impact of technology and customer demand on it cannot remain unnoticed. Customer service now becomes a competitive advantage for many companies during the sales process. Thus the main goal for businesses in not only to explore and implement new technologies but also do their best to WOW their customers and offer memorable customer experience. >>>
Provide support is glad to announce the release of the live chat operator console for iOS. This version allows you stay connected with your customers on the go and handle chat requests if you are not at your computer. The app lets you stay flexible and always online in your live chat. This way you will not miss chat requests and will be able to assist your customers during your coffee break. It will take a couple of minutes to download the app from the Apple AppStore and install it on your iPhone or iPad.
Scenario 1: If you are a real estate agent
Mobile app is a great help if you are constantly away from your office but need assist your customers through live chat. You can easily chat while waiting for customers or showing property. It will make the communication process fast and convenient. >>>