Data Security and Protection at Provide Support

live chat data protection and privacyGDPR compliance is demanded of all businesses handling EU citizens’ data by 25 May 2018. For companies across every industry, the paradigm of data privacy has changed fundamentally. Under GDPR, companies must follow uniform rules on how personal data is processed or face severe penalties.

These data security rules are applied to all companies using live chat technology as communication channel. Thus they need to adapt their data processing policies. Provide Support developed tools to meet these rules and help businesses to follow data protection regulations.  >>>

Top Benefits of Using Embedded Chat Window on your Website

chat windowLive chat has become integral part of modern e-commerce websites. No matter whether you are a large retailer or run a small business, live chat feature added to your website will help you not only interact with your customers in real time but also engage prospects while they are browsing your store. In this blog post you will find useful recommendations for choosing the right chat window for your website. >>>

A Complete Guide To Using Canned Responses in Live Chat

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Canned responses guide

Predefined, canned or saved responses in some cases help to facilitate and enhance live chat communication. However, live chat agents should keep in mind that misusing this feature may lead to their chat sessions sound robotic and unfriendly. All bread is not baked in one oven. The same should be applied to live chat canned responses for your company’s customer service. They should be unique and adjusted to your business needs.

Though, it seems quite clear what kind of responses to add, I would like to describe some scenarios which will help you to create canned responses for your live chat.

Greeting your customer

Most live chat providers offer an ability to customize system messages, which appear automatically when the chat is initiated. Definitely, adding valuable for your customers information to such messages will save your team’s time and will give your customers clear directions what to do further. You can include some basic instructions, greet your customers or just thank them for contacting your support chat. Here are a couple of examples of such messages: >>>

The Words to Avoid in Live Chat Communication

Words to Avoid in Live Chat Communication
Words to Avoid in Live Chat Communication

While communicating with customers over live chat there is always a risk to spoil the impression of the conversation by writing something inappropriate. However, not all customer service representatives realize this risk and understand that there are phrases and words to avoid in live chat communication.

The words you use to communicate can convey a lot of meaning. That is why it is important to set the right tone of the conversation from the very first minutes. In this blog post I would like to share some useful customer service tips that will help to improve your overall customer service experience and avoid awkward situations.

Drop the Jargon

Quite often customer service representatives over-estimate customer knowledge about their products or services. And as a result use professional jargon while talking about their offering. To avoid misunderstanding try to provide detailed explanations and descriptions of what you are referring to. >>>

Key Aspects of Customer Service Agent Training

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Key Aspects of Customer Service Agent Training

Customer experience is now winning the leadership race to become the main business differentiator. Hence, the need to create a strong customer service team which will enable the delivery of great customer experience. The need is becoming more acute and palpable.

According to Gartner, by 2017, 50% of consumer product investments will be redirected to customer experience innovations.  Undoubtedly, some of them will be directed to improving the customer service agent training. After all, 78% of consumers agree that competent customer service reps are most responsible for happy customer experience.

Good training not only boosts productivity, but ensures a higher quality of customer service, which leads to more satisfied customers, increased customer loyalty, and happier employees as well. The benefits are innumerable. >>>

A Guide to Perfect Customer Service, or How to Reach a Customer Service Nirvana

A Guide to Perfect Customer Service
A guide to customer service nirvana

We are all dreaming of some perfect destination in our lives, in our businesses, in our relationships. A place which we could call home, where we can relax and savor each moment of existence. Does it exist? I feel that it does.

In my perception this place is very magical. It is a state of perfect balance where, once you reach it, everything gets taken care by itself, one element enabling and supporting the functioning of another and where everything is interconnected and interrelated. It is one whole self-sufficient entity. And because it does not need support from the outside, it is joyful, it is abiding in a state of nirvana.

How to reach this bountiful state? Whether we are talking about customer service or any other aspect of life, the first step in that direction is to recognize the fact the some things are out of balance now. Seeing clearly the dysfunction of the current state is the most important aspect of a journey back to a balanced state. >>>

Best Magento Modules for Customer Engagement

Magento plugins for Customer Engagement
Magento plugins for Customer Engagement

Magento Content Management System powers 26% of top Ecommerce websites. Responsive layout, customizable design and an ability to reinforce Magento based websites with a great variety of useful extensions make this system one of the most popular among eCommerce platform solutions. A great deal of Magento extensions are available for different purposes. In this article we will suggest which of them will help to improve customer engagement and provide better customer support service.

Get closer to your audience with special custom forms

Being transparent and letting customers contact you whenever they have questions or would like to leave a feedback is a great step towards excellent customer support service. If you are not ready to utilize a live chat tool on your website, customizable web forms may become a good alternative which lets your visitors get in touch with you fast and easily. The WebForms extension is ideal for this purpose. It lets you not only design your own form and place it on your website but also get email notifications, filter results and integrate with your HelpDesk system. More detailed features description is available here.
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How to Reinforce Magento Go Based Website with Additional Tools

Magento Go Live Chat Integration
Provide Support and Magento Go Integration

Magento Go is a cloud-based, web-hosted eCommerce software, the best option for small businesses who have just started their journey as online retailers. It offers all necessary functionality for setting a website store from scratch. Focusing on starting retailers with moderate programming knowledge Magento Go offers lots of useful features which make it stand out on the market of shopping cart software. In this article we will highlight the advantages of Magento Go solution and will offer different enhancements for hosted Magento based websites. >>>

How to add a Chat Button to Blogger

Live Chat on Google Blogger
Live Chat on Google Blogger

Most of Provide Support customers are running blogs hosted with Google Blogger together with their company websites. Being reachable from everywhere is very important for any business and having the Live Chat Button added to all social media platforms you use for your business will bring your company more sales and improve your customer support. services. Our customers like to have an easy way to contact support reps and Live Chat is the one of the easiest as it requires just a couple of clicks. >>>