• 6 Qualities Every Customer Service Agent Should Have

    For many customers, a conversation with a service agent is a defining moment in their relationship with your brand. An agent who listens attentively and solves the customer’s problem upon first contact can win that person’s loyalty. On the other hand, agents who fall short of expectations convince customers that your brand has fallen short as well. Here are...

    Read more
    Read more
  • 4 Trends for the Mobile Experience Every Brand Needs to Know

    It’s no secret that customers are attached to their mobile devices. Any company that truly values the mobile customer experience knows that making every interaction seamless and engaging is the only way to keep this important customer base. But how exactly do your customers use their smartphones? Take note of these four important trends—and what you need to do...

    Read more
    Read more
  • Using Personality Mapping to Generate an ROI Unheard of for Contact Center Solutions

    While some may think that AI is gradually replacing the human element of customer experience, new innovations in AI are actually bringing humans closer together. With Vocalcom’s AI-powered predictive behavioral routing, customers are matched with agents based on common personality traits to create rich and personalized conversations with a powerful human connection. How do personality mapping and predictive behavioral...

    Read more
    Read more
  • 5 Ways to Make Customers Choose Your Brand

    With the holiday season fast approaching, brands are eager to offer customers the best deals possible with the hope of winning their loyalty. From retail to telecommunications to restaurant chains, numerous industries strive to stand out from the competition. But just what does it take for consumers to choose your brand over others? These days, you need to offer...

    Read more
    Read more
  • How Employee Feedback Can Make Your Customer Service Shine

    Most companies agree that employee engagement is vital to brand success. When employees feel motivated to do their best, they can deliver service that customers love. At the heart of such engagement lies feedback—the more you listen to them and consider their advice, the more engaged and content they will be. Yet, according to Gallup, only 15% of employees...

    Read more
    Read more
  • Customer Effort: Don’t Make Your Customers Work For You

    First contact resolution, average handling time…many brands consider these KPIs critical for measuring their customer service success. But what do these numbers really say about loyalty? The truth is, not much. While resolving an issue quickly may restore faith in a customer, minimizing his effort to begin with is the greatest way to earn his trust. According to a...

    Read more
    Read more
  • How to Prevent Customers From Hanging Up on Your Brand

    If customers are calling your brand for support, chances are they aren’t very happy. And what’s the best way to make them feel worse? Make it impossible for them to reach you. Some customers call because they are most comfortable with the voice channel. But many others pick up the phone because they need in-depth, human support—what digital channels...

    Read more
    Read more
  • 5 Qualities of an Exceptional Contact Center

    A contact center is the backbone of a company’s customer service department. As customer experience is a top priority for brands these days, a well-functioning contact center is vital to winning customer loyalty. But just what does it take to have a stellar reputation? Here are five qualities of an exceptional contact center that lead to outstanding customer service....

    Read more
    Read more
  • 4 Reasons Customers Want to Speak to Your Brand

    Customers have so many ways to engage with brands these days. But which channels really serve them best? The answer depends on many factors, from a customer’s profile to his immediate needs. While you might think that digital channels are ideal for providing faster service, there’s good reason to believe that the traditional voice channel is as vital as...

    Read more
    Read more