There’s no doubt that most customers find telesales calls annoying. So, why do businesses still rely on telesales to contact their audiences? Because, despite its bad reputation, telesales is a great way to engage with your customers, promote your products and services, and increase your sales on a global scale.
As we all know, call centers are basically data centers. And as data continually flows through call centers, keeping data clean and accurate is not just an option for any forward-thinking call center, it’s a must. Leveraging an up-to-date customer service database, for example, will allow you to better understand your customers’ behaviors and needs, and thus help you increase your customer experience.
As call centers have a bad reputation for being soul-killing environments to work in, it’s no surprise that agent retention has always been a challenge for customer service departments. While stereotypes are often exaggerated, let’s face it: call center life is not easy. But is there a way to make call centers more attractive to job seekers? Luckily, there is.
To outsource or not to outsource: that is the question Managing Directors often ask when deciding whether to rely on outsourced call center services or keep them in-house. If you are considering outsourcing your customer service activities, this will be required reading for you!
Ask any call center manager what they need most for their call center to operate successfully, and you can be sure they’ll tell you it is reliable call center software. However, what many call centers fail to realize is that leveraging call center consulting services is equally important for a call center to get ahead.
The concept of call center fraud – such as social engineering that typically targets call centers—is nothing new. What has changed is the ever-more sophisticated techniques that are used to fool people in order to gain valuable information from them.
These days businesses provide their customers with the option of purchasing their services worldwide with just a single click, but ensuring that customers pay on time seems to be an uphill battle.