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Top 10 Kudos of 2019: Shining Examples of Customer Service at Its Best

by Patty Isnor in Agent Recruiting, Call Center Agents, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Patty Isnor

As the holiday season unfolds, we wanted to share the amazing words of gratitude that flow every day from our clients’ customers to our agents.  Below you’ll find the best customer service kudos of 2019 (so far!) with quotes directly from the mouths of customers we interact with. MVP Agent. MVP Customer Kudos. This is […]

 

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Beyond Issue Resolution: Why It Makes Sense to Outsource Content Review to Your Contact Center Partner

by Kim Campbell in Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

What Does Content and Ad Review Have in Common with Customer Service? Content review is a topical subject these days. We have witnessed Mark Z. in the hot seat being held accountable for content review standards and practices. But the requirement for content review extends beyond the major social media players: from not-for-profit social activism […]

 

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The Cost of In-House vs Outsourced Contact Centers: An Infographic

by Amy Bennet in Amy Bennet, Contact Center Outsourcing, Contact Center RFP, Customer Service Outsourcing, Infographic

Maybe you’re a math person and love nothing more than a hefty Excel document to dig into for a few hours. Or maybe math isn’t your strong suit and you’re just looking for hard numbers to tell you what you need to know. Either way, we’ve put together this handy infographic to help you compare […]

 

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Overcoming the Expense of Customer Service in Major Urban Centers

by Amy Bennet in Amy Bennet, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing

Cost Factors in Major Urban Centers  In the past 18 months, we have seen more and more interest from companies looking for alternatives to operating customer care centers in or close to their headquarters in major urban centers like Toronto, Vancouver, New York, and San Francisco. Economists have several arguments as to why different cities […]

 

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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 10 Most Important Contact Center RFP Questions [Infographic]

by Amy Bennet in Amy Bennet, Contact Center Outsourcing, Contact Center RFP, Customer Service Outsourcing, Infographic

The RFP is the friend you love to hate. The necessary evil. The document that will make or break your decision of which new outsourcer to partner-up with. A generic vendor RFP template may promise to make things easy, but when you’re about to hand over your customer interactions to an outsourced contact center, generic […]

 

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In-House vs Outsourced Customer Service: What’s Right for Your Business?

by Kim Campbell in Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing, Kim Campbell

Considering outsourced customer service for the first time? It’s likely you already outsource many other areas of your business, but we get it: outsourcing those critical frontline interactions with your customers feels like a whole new ballgame. Which choice is better for your business? Below we discuss the pros and cons of in-house versus outsourced […]

 

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Top 10 Things to Assess on Your Contact Center Vendor Site Visit

by Amy Bennet in Amy Bennet, Contact Center Outsourcing, Customer Service Outsourcing

  Choosing a strategic partner to deliver an outsourced customer care solution is a significant business decision – maybe one of the most significant decisions you’ll make in your career. You’ll task your team with running a tight procurement process to assess potential contact center partners. Undoubtedly, that will involve a number of stakeholders on […]

 

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