Customer Service is the provision of labour and other resources, for the purpose of increasing the value that buyers receive from their purchases and from the processes leading up to the purchase. With the rising dominance of the service sector in the global economy, customer service has grown in importance, as its impact on individuals, households, firms, and societies has become widespread.
This paper explores what authenticity really means to consumers, and how brands can deliver it, every time. Includes best practices for companies that collect and display reviews, handling employee reviews, and how dubious practices can harm your business.
Consumers discuss your brand on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn how to harness this wealth of social media content, and display it right where it can go to work delivering engagement, trust, and conversion: your website.
In this new whitepaper, we’ll show you how banks that embrace this social opportunity are deepening relationships with customers and driving business. We’ll share tips and success stories of retail banks.
Consumer reviews can have an impact on sales, but did you know that negative reviews can actually improve purchase intent? The linchpin: How brands respond. Read new research about the power of responding to consumers.
IT service managers are now required to rethink the way they deliver and support services. This white paper provides a snapshot of challenges for IT service and support and explains why the Service Desk is now more critical than ever.
IT is embracing this new world of consumerized technology with a focus on its own employees as internal customers. Explore how customer-first policies can make use of social, mobile and cloud technologies to give workers the freedom and flexibility they desire to drive company productivity.
Even though everyone seems to agree that integrating social media into contact centers is mandatory these days, most companies haven't yet really implemented a social channel, or they have dabbled with Facebook or Twitter, but haven't really treated social media with the same rigorous attention that they have given to other customer channels. In this Roundtable Webcast, our panel of experts offers their varied experiences and expertise to help our viewers figure out this newest customer channel.
Concerns about online reviews are invariably based on misconceptions that don't hold up when faced with reason. This whitepaper lists some of the most common myths holding businesses back from embracing the true power of online reviews.
This paper outlines why legacy service desks and even newer platforms have not delivered on expectations, it describes the requirements for a service desk solution to be truly effective in today’s business environment and it details how CA Cloud Service Management delivers on these key requirements.
Web presence is now a required option for customers accessing a business’s products and services. But more than just an option, web pages have become the face of most companies to the public. Learn
how can you take control of the Internet effect on your company’s web presence through Internet monitoring, analysis and planning.
Vindicia has witnessed numerous best practices working with innovative digital businesses and noticed that companies that communicate the most effectively tend to follow three key practices consistently. This ebook give you three essential communication practices.
Vindicia sheds light on the factors that affect the selection of business models, including pricing, packaging, and promotions and shares insights about how the way you bill customers can affect revenue today.
It’s hardly surprising that half of small businesses fail within the first 1-5 years. It’s not easy to launch a new product, single-handedly manage everything from IT to accounting, fend off the competition, and grow a customer base — all at the same time. A great concept, capital, passionate employees, and a private chef can only get you so far. Offering awesome customer service can make the difference between a startup that flies and a startup that dies. Here are nine ways customer support can help you beat the competition and grow your business faster.
What's the secret? Why do some startups hit the jackpot while others quickly fizzle out? These days it takes more than a great idea, some capital, and a ping-pong table to get a new business off the ground. Awesome customer service needs to be a part of your company DNA from day one. Although companies sometimes overlook it in the rush to get a product out the door, customer service can be the difference between a hot IPO and just keeping the lights on.
Watch this Gigaom Research On-Demand Webinar ; we will examine the immediate need to extend identity to customer audiences, the risks of doing so using legacy software, and the most effective path businesses can take to build for the future while recognizing value today.
Today, the open API is one of the most powerful sources of competitive advantage. It comes down to the potential of your data and services. Download this new eBook to learn how a well thought-out API strategy can help you compete and grow in new ways.
Digitalization—the process of exploiting digital information to maximize business success—has increased the value of your data to the point where it is arguably your most important asset. This paper explains why mastery will not be possible with merely adequate integration technology.