First things first. What is customer service technology?
It’s making sure your systems, technology (eg: apps, shopping cart etc) and strategies are all working seamlessly together to deliver the very best in customer service.
With online shopping and online support not just commonplace today, but preferred by many, customer service technology is a fundamental part of any successful business. Here’s what you’ll see a lot more of (and should include in your business strategy) in 2021.
Based in Wellington, we’re proud to be New Zealand owned and operated. Since 1998 we’ve handled millions of phone calls, texts, emails and social media responses from every organisation imaginable throughout New Zealand.
Our diverse range of services means whoever your customer is, we can help them with their questions and concerns, so you can get on with the business of business.
We can house up to 150 customer service representatives, and each and every one of them is professionally trained in all areas of customer service.
Non-for-profit organisations and fundraisers have a hard time getting the script right when it comes to asking for donations. Especially when you’re doing it over the phone. There’s one face to gauge or body language you instinctively trust.
However, if you get the wording right and demonstrate how they can personally make a real difference, you will see greater results.
As a business you aren’t just looking for feedback, you are looking for quality feedback. Feedback which is honest, constructive and give your business genuine insight into how customers see your brand.
Unless their experience has been really bad, customers usually don’t volunteer feedback. They are more likely to take their business elsewhere in future. Unfortunately, his not only means a lost sale or three, but you lose customer loyalty as well. Continue reading
Wanting to retain customers is a no-brainer. It’s historically cheaper than finding new customers and businesses use the information from current customers to up-sell and re-market to. But some are doing it much better than others. Here’s how you can be one of them:
Well, who’d have thought we’d see days like these?
A mix of forced rest, reconnecting with loved ones, fear and hard financial times.
The majority of us wonder what business will look like in New Zealand for the rest of 2020. Though we cannot know for sure (due to lack of a crystal ball), we are confident these changes will follow:
Today, so much is automated by technology, you could be forgiven for thinking why you need humans to run the customer service side of your business anymore! Yes, there are many frequently asked questions to answer a lot of enquiries, but technology will always lack some vital human qualities, like these …
China is New Zealand’s biggest trading partner so if China is having a crisis, so are we (along with many other countries).
Take tourism for example. As New Zealand’s second-largest international visitor, as well as one of the most valuable in terms of holiday spend, Chinese visitors have a very important part to play in New Zealand’s tourism industry. How significant the effects will be since the rapid increase of the Coronavirus is unsure, but with 30 flights operating between New Zealand and China, the fallout will unfold over the coming months.
Hired the wrong person before? It’s an expensive error, isn’t it? The wrong skills, unable to get along with others or lack of experience can be a heavy blow to your brand, especially if the wrong person is the initial contact – the call centre.
It’s a demanding task and not a job for everyone. But at Corporate Connect we are leaders in delivering staff who can handle stressful situations and offer versatility to solve problems and make customers feel important.
For marketing to achieve great things the marketing plan must include a mixture of channels.
You would only have a Facebook page in your marketing plan, just as you wouldn’t have only grapes in a fruit salad. Different channels increase the chances of reaching more people while creating a cohesive brand. And branding is big news when it comes to customer loyalty and perception of what your business is all about.