The impact of knowledge on current customer satisfaction

Published on: May 20, 2020
Author: Steve Nattress

Being able to deliver fast, accurate and consistent information to consumers and their queries has always been a central part of successful customer service. In the current crisis its importance has deepened even more – we asked consumers about their experience of knowledge in the COVID-19 era and the lessons for businesses…

What will customer self-service look like in 2025?

Published on: April 01, 2020
Author: Steve Nattress

Self-service is already a key part of delivering the customer experience that today’s consumers expect. How will it develop over the next 5 years due to AI and other innovations?

Why you must map your channel strategy to your customer demographics

Published on: March 26, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Customer expectations are continually rising – particularly when it comes to the service they receive from businesses and the channels they use. We looked at the impact of demographics on customer service channel choice…

Customer Service in 2020: Reflect, Refocus, Reignite

Published on: March 11, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

The recent Institute of Customer Service Conference provided the perfect opportunity to bring the industry together to share best practice, highlight strengths and look to the future. The event’s theme “Reflect, Refocus, Reignite” perfectly summed up what companies and organisations really need to do during these challenging times, as our report explains....

The changing role of the customer service agent

Published on: January 29, 2020
Author: Anne-Merete Jensen - Senior Business Consultant

Contact centre advisors have always been at the frontline of delivering customer service, initially over the phone and then through a range of other channels from email to chat. The role has never been static but is now seeing a rapid transformation. Here are the 4 areas that brands and agents need to focus on for the future.

4 ways to differentiate with superior email customer service

Published on: January 15, 2020
Author: Steve Nattress

In a multichannel world neglecting email for customer service risks both satisfaction and revenues. How can brands therefore successfully cope with the rising volume of email queries? We outline 4 ways to empower agents to differentiate your service.

2019 in focus: our top 10 blog posts from the year

Published on: January 09, 2020
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Having rung in not just another new year, but also a new decade, now is the perfect time to review how customer experience and Voice of the Customer evolved in 2019, what the key topics were, and how they are likely to develop in 2020. We’ve looked through all our posts from last year and have picked a top 10 to start off 2020.

With customers becoming more demanding, can self-service really help?

Published on: November 27, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Customer service is continually increasing in both complexity and the volume of interactions. Gartner estimates that 61% of customer journeys require a mix of live agent and self-service to complete – here are 4 ways to maximize self-service while preserving choice...

6 ways to prepare for peak – whatever your industry

Published on: October 31, 2019
Author: Pauline Ashenden - Marketing Manager

Retailers need no reminding that we’re coming up to their busiest time of the year. Being able to cope with demand and deliver the experience that customers expect is central to remaining competitive and delivering the right experience, cost-effectively, means focusing on these 6 areas...

5 ways CEOs can build truly customer-centric organizations

Published on: October 24, 2019
Author: Olivier Njamfa - CEO & Co-Founder

Businesses today are operating in a fast-changing world. They face greater competition than ever before and must transform to meet the changing expectations of customers. This must be lead from the top – here are 5 ways CEOs can successfully build customer-centric organizations.

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