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Finding the Opportunity in Every Customer Interaction

EMS CRM call center help, customer service

Raving reviews, recommendations to friends, words of gratitude… these are all customer interactions every business strives for. It feels good to get the ‘thumbs up’ from your customers; like a reason to celebrate. But what about customer complaints? Have you ever read a scathing review, taken an angry phone call, or found negative feedback about your business online? Customer complaints …

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Celebrating 20 Years

EMS CRM call center help, customer relationship management, customer service

On March 17th, 1999, we took our very first customer interaction as EMS (at the time, Email Solutions). In the last 20 years, we’ve expanded our space, increased capacity, and implemented new services to accommodate the rapidly-changing customer service landscape. Many things have changed in two decades, but our commitment to bringing our clients the highest quality call center services …

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4 Reasons Callback Technology is Essential in a Call Center

EMS CRM call center help

If you’ve ever decided to skip lunch at your favorite restaurant after seeing the line stretch around the side of the building, you can easily imagine how your customers feel when they are put on hold. Customers’ tolerance for wait times is getting shorter and shorter. Anything longer than a few minutes feels like an eternity and could result in …

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3 Reasons to Choose a U.S. Based Call Center

EMS CRM call center help

20 years ago it was common practice for large companies to outsource their customer service call centers to countries like India and the Philippines in an effort to cut costs. Recent years have seen a direct reversal of that trend, though, as many large U.S. companies are making the choice to bring their call centers back home. Read on to …

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5 Ways to Sound More Professional on the Phone

EMS CRM call center help, quick tips

When speaking on the phone is the way you put money in the bank it’s important to be good at it. This requires a balance of many skills including friendliness, patience, empathy, and knowledge of your industry, and these skills can all be amplified by one important thing: professionalism. Or rather, they can all be undermined by lack of professionalism. …

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7 Qualities of a Successful Call Center Agent

EMS CRM call center help, customer service

A call center is only as strong as its agents, so how do you spot the stand-outs? We all know working as a call center agent can be difficult. Agents are expected to be empathetic and friendly, yet knowledgeable and professional all while walking the fine line between pleasing their callers and following protocol for their company. Factor that in …

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4 Ways to Increase Customer Satisfaction in Your Contact Center

EMS CRM call center help, customer relationship management, customer service

When you work in a contact center, customer satisfaction is always your main goal. No matter how well you’re doing, there’s always room for improvement. We all know that it’s far more expensive to attract a new customer than it is to retain an existing one, so it’s important to make the interactions we have with our customers count. In …