Articles by Paolo Fabrizio

Paolo Fabrizio
May 10, 2022

Why Phone and Live Chat Channels are Siblings

Phone and Live Chat

In the race for Digital Customer Service, many organizations have added new channels in the last few years. Some had set clear goals, others instead had ‘hoped’ that their assumptions came true. Unfortunately, most of the time they just didn’t. Today, after the pandemic rush towards digital channels, it’s time for many companies to sit…


Paolo Fabrizio
April 5, 2022

What Are Your Customer Relationship Values?

What Are Your Customer Relationship Values

Before you may think about money or ROI reading this title, let me set the record straight. I’m going to walk you to the next level which at first sight may seem less tangible, but it’s exactly the opposite. I’m talking about the link between your company culture and customer relationship values. Are you curious?…


Paolo Fabrizio
March 8, 2022

3 Digital Support Sore Points To Get Rid Of

Digital Support Sore Points

‘We’ve realized that we need to be more focussed on our customers’ needs.’ When I hear such an expression from some managers, I have to admit that I have mixed emotions. On one hand, I appreciate humbleness. On the other, I ask myself where did they live for the last 5 years? That’s why it’s…


Paolo Fabrizio
February 8, 2022

Less Social, More Customer Service Please

More Customer Service

While messaging and video are on the rise, social media is getting old. The main reasons? Time flies and most early adopters are not kids anymore, and youngsters prefer apps because they consider social media as boring. Such a shift in the last 2-3 years wasn’t nearly as fast though, from an organization’s standpoint. In…


Paolo Fabrizio
January 5, 2022

How Do You Hire Your Customer Service Team? [Video]

Did Your Hire The Right People For Your Customer Service Team?

Choosing the right people for your customer service team is vital. This is more true than ever, as the volume of digital conversations has soared in the last two years. Nevertheless, when it comes to hiring people, internally or externally, accuracy is often being underestimated; especially its direct impact on overall customer experiences. Therefore, once…


Paolo Fabrizio
December 7, 2021

Get Your Digital Customer Service Fit and Uniform

Digital Customer Service Fit

When we are not in good shape we avoid our mirror because we don’t won’t like what we see. Because we don’t want to face the truth: we maybe put on some unwelcome weight. I know that this is not a fair starting point, but as we’re just a few weeks away from Christmas, it’s…


Paolo Fabrizio
November 2, 2021

What You Need To Do To Bridge The Digital Customer Service Gap

Bridge The Digital Customer Service Gap

Yesterday evening I watched an old movie based on the strong bond between a teacher and his students. Their solid relationship was put in jeopardy due to a sudden change, a new teaching method. In fact, it had originated a dangerous tension between them. I won’t spoil the end of the story but I can…


Paolo Fabrizio
October 7, 2021

Are You Surfing or Suffering Digital Customer Support?

Digital Customer Support

From the beginning of the pandemic, many companies had to cope with digital customer support as the demand suddenly grew. Whatever the industry or countries, they had to handle conversations with customers across new digital channels such as social media, live and video chat, and instant messaging apps. Some organizations had started earlier their own…


Paolo Fabrizio
September 7, 2021

5 Questions That Will Improve Your Customer Service

Questions To Improve Your Customer Service

Nowadays, we’re all in the business of conversations. In fact, owning the best products or services is not enough to win customers if they don’t perceive value. Furthermore, as the volume of online conversations has boomed and is bound to keep growing, that’s the new battleground where you may win, maintain, or lose customers. Are…


Paolo Fabrizio
August 3, 2021

How Much Is Your Customer Service Worth?

How Much Is Your Customer Service Worth?

It’s not easy to answer, uh? I’ve posed you this tough question because it helps you to consider both the present and future customer support within your organization. In fact, when you have to decide whether to launch a new project, chances are that you’ll focus on the return of investment – aka ROI. This…


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