Best Practice

How to build mental muscle memory for customer service success

Published on: February 19, 2021
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Customer service authority Micah Solomon explains how you can successfully build mental muscle memory and ensure your agents automatically put the customer first in everything they do.

How to pick the right contact centre technology for your business

Published on: January 29, 2021
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Successfully delivering high-quality customer service starts with having the right technology infrastructure in place. How can you ensure you pick the best solution for your needs?

4 areas to focus on for successful CX in 2021

Published on: January 22, 2021
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

With customer experience now key to winning and retaining business for every organisation how can contact centres play their part?

Learning from Santa’s customer service success

Published on: December 16, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

When it comes to customer service, Father Christmas has been delighting children for countless years. Our last blog of the year looks at the secrets of his success – and how contact centres can learn from him...

The benefits of bringing video into the contact centre

Published on: December 11, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Extending video into customer service delivers major benefits to both consumers and organisations – our new blog explains the advantages and how it can be incorporated into your contact centre.

How do you create super-agents in your organisation?

Published on: November 27, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

The rise of self-service means that the interactions personally handled by contact centre agents have become more complex and involved. This dramatically changes the skills and support agents need to be effective and meet changing customer needs. How can organisations find and nurture the ‘super agents’ required to deliver this more involved, empathetic level of customer service?

Delivering impactful results from your Voice of the Customer programme

Published on: November 13, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Understanding changing customer needs is vital if companies are to increase engagement, satisfaction and long-term revenues. Listening to the Voice of the Customer (VoC) is central to this – but where should organisations start when it comes to implementing and scaling their programmes?

How to build a collaborative contact centre with Microsoft Teams

Published on: October 23, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Collaboration and communication are at the heart of creating a successful, customer-centric business. That’s why an increasing number of organisations are adopting Microsoft Teams to bring their people together seamlessly, wherever they are located...

Remote Working 2.0: Optimising Contact Centres

Published on: October 16, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Demand Generation Manager

Lockdowns caused by the pandemic led to contact centres switching to remote working for their agents, often overnight. But as businesses look forward the solutions they quickly put in place to enable remote working may no longer meet their ongoing needs. How can they plan for remote working 2.0?

Guest Post: Emotive CX for Customer Interaction

Published on: September 23, 2020
Author: Guest author: Martin Hill-Wilson

Thanks to increased focus and investment in customer experience companies are now improving outcomes when it comes to dealing with customers and reducing the effort involved. However, emotion is still a neglected area. In our latest guest blog CX expert, Martin Hill-Wilson, explains the vital importance of emotion...

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