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Nathan Sykes

How to Respond to Happy and Unhappy Customers on Social Media

Respond to Happy and Unhappy Customers on Social Media

Social media has transformed both customer service and marketing. Customers now use platforms like Twitter and Facebook both to complain about companies and to compliment them. Some businesses see social platforms as just a potential problem — a source of public customer complaints against them. The companies that get ahead are those that instead see


Paolo Fabrizio

Hey, Do You Use WhatsApp in your Customer Service?

WhatsApp For Customer Service

I had heard rumors about it last November at the Customer Service Summit in New York, but now it’s confirmed: WhatsApp has officially announced the launch of their long-awaited business API. In this article, you’ll find out why this is going to be a game changer for many businesses and how you may take advantage


Paolo Fabrizio

5 Customer Service Trends You Shouldn’t Miss

5 Important Customer Service Trends

Yesterday, I asked Milan Malpensa airport for some information because my mom will travel soon and needs special assistance. As I wanted a quick response, I used Twitter because they provide support thru the account @MiAirports. I have to say that it was great! In just 6 minutes I got their answer avoiding any ‘waiting


Meredith Wood

11 Types of Difficult Customers and How to Handle Them [Infographic]

Difficult Customers

To state the blindingly obvious, your business is nothing without customers. Every interaction a customer has with a business comes helps that customer decide their attitude towards the business. These interactions include: The actual product or service that the business is based on The advertising that the customer is exposed to – whether on social media or


Paolo Fabrizio

From Bad to Great Conversations With Customers

How To Up Your Conversations With YOUR Customers

The words that we use can make or break a conversation. In fact timing, context and tone of voice play a crucial role in driving sentiment. When it comes to customer service, digital channels are useful but not enough themselves to have smooth, effective communications. How does that actually happen? How can we leverage conversations


Avinash Nair

The 3 Most Important Things to Outsource in an Online Business

What should you outsource?

If you’ve recently launched an eCommerce business, or are thinking of doing so, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of: “One of the best things about running an online business is the freedom it provides.” Running a virtual company does offer more freedom and flexibility than a traditional company might. There is no physical


Robert Caruso

Why Great Customer Service is Invaluable In Marketing

GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE

In this article, Robert Caruso discusses how great customer service is a form of marketing. More specifically, if you get your customer service right, the word-of-mouth publicity could bring you more customers. It could also earn you brand advocates! This is It is another in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series. Great Customer


Paolo Fabrizio

Going Digital? You Need a Customer Information Hub

Customer Information Hub

More and more customers are using digital channels to knock on brands’ doors because they want to get fast and effective replies to their queries. While some brands are already adapting to this new customer service scenario, others remain hesitant when it comes to investing in Digital Customer Service. On one hand, it is a


Andy Capaloff

Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Your Content

Considering Outsourcing Your Content?

Should you consider outsourcing your content? There may be any number of factors that can help you to decide. And the same factors could (or should) also be applied to your: Lead Generation Social Media Scheduling Social Media Strategy and Management SEO Any other aspect of your business that an expert may be able to


Paolo Fabrizio

Stop Wasting Your Customer’s Time If You Want To Keep Them

Stop Wasting Your Customer's Time

Putting ourselves in our customer’s shoes is the best approach to serve them best. “Imagine that you need some information. You ask for it, but nobody answers. Also consider that you had paid that brand to get such information, but they just did not do it. So, how would you feel about that?”  I guess your


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