Latest Contact Center Best Practices

Aug 18

Delivering superior customer service: The case for WFO

Posted by Kristen Braun on Aug 18, 2015 11:00:25 AM
In an era of the empowered customer, improving customer service interactions is essential, and powering your contact center with the right tools has become imperative to stay ahead of the game. With a number of workforce optimization solutions moving to the cloud, many companies are integrating this popular tool with their contact center to gain a 360 degree view of their customers. According to Gartner, 30% of organizations with more than 300 agents will adopt an integrated approach to WFO to increase their operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
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Topics: call center software, workforce optimization, wfo

Nov 05

Improving Customer Service within Your Call Center

Posted by Rachel Brink on Nov 5, 2014 8:56:00 AM

Consider the Following: 

  • 70% of buying experiences are based on how the customer feels they are being treated.
  • Roughly 9 out of 10 U.S. consumers say they would pay more to ensure a superior customer experience.
  • 80% of companies want to use the customer service/experience as a way to differentiate themselves from their competition.
  • On average, loyal customers are worth up to 10 times as much as their first purchase. 

Today, it’s not just about servicing your customers—it’s about offering a memorable experience and creating a long lasting relationship. But while 80% of companies believe they deliver “superior” customer service, only 8% of customers agree. And when you consider 86% of consumers will quit doing business with a company following a single bad customer experience, the challenge facing contact centers quickly becomes clear.

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Topics: customer service, contact center software, call center, multichannel contact center, multichannel call center, contact center, customer satisfaction, first call resolution, self-service, workforce optimization, customer relationship