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Customer Service SWOT Analysis for Better Outcomes

November 16, 2016 by

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Customer service is critical to organizational success. As the business environment continues to evolve rapidly, you have to be prepared to meet the needs/wants of your customer. If you aren’t thinking ahead, you are guaranteed to fall behind. One tool that can help provide insight into your business and where you can go is a […]

A Little Help from our Friends – Customer Service Resources

August 10, 2016 by

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Can’t we all us a little help from our friends? In business and in life, the answer should always be, “Yes!” Regardless of your career path, you will need to provide customer service to someone at some point – maybe it will be an internal customer or maybe it will be an external customer. Do […]

Working with Internal Customers to Better Serve External Customers

February 17, 2016 by

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  It is important to build the customer service mentality throughout your organization. As you think about how to better serve your customers, keep the internal customer in mind. If you are trying to overcome a hurdle to serve an external customer/solve a pain point, you are likely going to need internal support to accomplish […]

Customer Service Best Practices for Social Media

January 20, 2016 by

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There was recently a great article on Mashable, “Customer service best practices: Making social media a two-way conversation.” We will consider this article when we are having the January 20th SMChat that focuses on customer service. The author of the article, Stephanie Walden, lists seven best practices for engaging on Social Media with Customers: Your customers […]

Customer Service Predictions 2015

March 17, 2015 by

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The March Customer Service Feature for #SMChat will focus on predicted emerging trends in customer service. It is always a lively, engaging conversation and we hope that you will join us at 1PM ET on Wednesday, March 18th. As we approach the end of the first quarter, now seems to be an appropriate time to review the predicted Customer Service trends for 2015 and how they are impacting our businesses. We will also discuss, whether or not there are any trends that you expected to see and haven't seen yet.

Poor Customer Service Can Be Costly, Very Costly – It Could Cost Comcast $45 Billion

February 18, 2015 by

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Customer service can make or break an organization, it may cost Comcast $45Billion. We will focus on customer service impacts and outcomes during the February 18th Customer Service Feature on #SMChat. We hope that you will join us at 1pm ET for a lively discussion.

You Have to be the Customer to Deliver the Best Customer Experience

January 21, 2015 by

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Do you fit into your customer’s shoes? Do you even know what they look like? These are important questions to consider when designing the customer experience. You have to be able to walk a mile in your customer’s shoes, it’s the entire journey not just a snapshot that will yield the greatest insights into what […]