Susan Preiss

How to Ease the Pain of Scaling Your Contact Center

by Susan Preiss in Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Strategic Partnership, Susan Preiss

Business is booming? Great! There’s nothing we love more than a good growth story. Your revenue is skyrocketing, which usually means your customers are buying more and you’re gaining more customers. Of course, growth spurts often go hand-in-hand with growing pains. Have you also noticed more customers calling or messaging with questions and concerns? Higher […]

 

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The True Cost of Losing a Customer

by Susan Preiss in Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Retention, Customer Service Outsourcing, Susan Preiss

One negative customer experience may seem like a drop in the ocean of all your customer interactions, but it’s never that simple. Consider these statistics from a recent survey from NewVoiceMedia: After experiencing poor customer service: •  37% of customers would change their supplier •  28% would post a negative online review •  26% would […]

 

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Deck the Halls: Coping with Peak Season Holiday Spikes in the Contact Center

by Susan Preiss in Customer Service Outsourcing, Customer Service Trends, Holiday Customer Service, Live Chat, Susan Preiss

Several years ago, we reported that Americans would spend a forecasted $600 billion during the 2014 holiday season. Fast forward a few years, and that number has skyrocketed to a massive $1.1 trillion, according to data from Deloitte, which is more than a quarter of annual retail sales. Of course, greater retail sales inevitably lead […]

 

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