From the invention of the telephone in 1876 through to today’s reliance on smart technologies, the way that customers interact with companies and brands has changed beyond recognition. However, while adopting and keeping up with these new methods is vital, many still neglect the basic components of what makes an amazing customer experience.Coined in the 1900s by … [Read more...] about Technology doesn’t mean you can forget the basics of customer service
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AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018--ShippingEasy, the leading provider of cloud-based shipping, inventory management, and customer marketing solutions for e-commerce sellers of all sizes, has won the All-Star Service Team of the Year – Small Business Award presented by the National Customer Service Association (NCSA).The All-Star Awards recognize organizations … [Read more...] about ShippingEasy Named 2018 Top Small Business for Customer Service
When a robot rings your phone, you can usually tell right away. Its voice is melodic, it rarely stumbles, and it’s unnaturally efficient. The voice betrays its origin before it even has the chance to tell you that you qualify for a free loan, your mortgage payment is overdue, or that your input would really be valuable for a customer survey. Knowing it's a robot also … [Read more...] about How Google’s Eerie Robot Phone Calls Hint at AI’s Future
caption Jeff Bezos source Drew Angerer/Getty Images During an executive meeting, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos once called the VP of Customer Service out for extended hold times, according to an excerpt from Brad Stone’s “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.” After VP Bill Price asserted that … [Read more...] about Amazon executives sat through a brutally uncomfortable phone call that showed them just how much Jeff Bezos cares about customers
Volara, the creator of a hotel concierge service powered by AWS’ Alexa for Business, today announced it has extended calling capabilities to hotel guests. Though Alexa for Business could already initiate video conference calls, more traditional phone calls were not available before today, Volara cofounder and CEO Dave Berger told VentureBeat in an email. A hotel … [Read more...] about Alexa for Business can now make phone calls in hotel rooms
San Francisco start-up Directly has raised $20 million in a third round of funding to build its customer service offering for companies leveraging AI and crowd-sourced experts. In an interview today, Directly CEO and co-founder Antony Brydon acknowledges that the field of customer service providers is extremely competitive. But Directly fuses together the two main approaches in … [Read more...] about Directly raises $20 million for customer service powered by the crowd and AI
Ryan Nakashima and Mae Anderson, Ap Technology Writers Updated 8:49 am, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Photo: Matt Rourke, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile device in Philadelphia. The news that Facebook's … [Read more...] about How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs
Do you absolutely hate having to deal with customer support? Would you rather not pick up the phone only to be put on hold and have to listen to an endless stream of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons? Or, maybe you’d prefer to live chat with someone rather than talk on the phone at all. In fact, many businesses now offer their customers a live chat option. But what if this … [Read more...] about Humans suck less at customer service than robots — for now
Here are more useful apps to keep your phone safe if it ever gets stolen! 15 best antivirus Android apps and anti-malware Android apps Antivirus Android apps remain one of the most popular types of applications on Android. Generally, you don't need an antivirus app if you play it safe, only download apps from the Play Store, and keep … 10 best security apps for … [Read more...] about 5 best find my phone apps and other find my phone methods too!