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Digital Transformation in Call Centers

EMS CRM call center help, customer service

Technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives. From the way we shop to the way we do business, the way we travel to the way we work, and everything in between, technology has significantly impacted our day to day routines. Digital transformation refers to this consolidation of digital technology into all areas of our businesses (and lives, in a …

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Omni-Channel Communication and the Customer Experience

EMS CRM call center help, customer service, social media communications

Crafting an exceptional customer experience is a tall order, but not an impossible one. If you’re striving to serve your customers well, you already know it requires being present and ready to serve on multiple channels- truly, wherever your customers are. Ensuring consistency among each of your channels can be a daunting task, but it’s not impossible. With omni-channel communication, seamless …

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The Follow-Up: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

EMS CRM call center help, customer service

The idea of customer service is a simple one, but as anyone in the industry knows, it contains many moving parts. Generally what springs to mind are instances of customer service agents answering questions, speaking with angry customers, and troubleshooting issues. We tend to think of customer service as a passive action; customers reach out and we are here to …

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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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How Do You Measure Customer Satisfaction?

EMS CRM customer service

If customer loyalty is the destination we’ve set for our businesses, customer satisfaction is the vehicle we’re riding in. So, how do you know if a customer is satisfied? If you’re not measuring customer satisfaction, you’re likely missing out on some key data and making uninformed decisions; essentially driving your car without a road map. Measuring customer satisfaction doesn’t have …

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4 Customer Service Books to Read in 2019

EMS CRM customer service, quick tips

When it comes to offering exceptional customer service, there can be a lot of moving parts. Sure, some of it might be common knowledge and some of it you may learn from experience, but there’s a lot to be said for learning from the experts. If one of your goals for 2019 is to improve your customer service, opening up …

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5 Customer Service Resolutions for 2019

EMS CRM customer service, quick tips

January is here and we’ve all got our fingers on the reset button. From our diets to our finances, most of us have a few things in our lives we would like to clean up. But New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for our personal lives- in fact, January is the perfect time to evaluate what is working in your business …

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Focusing on Customer Service During the Holidays

EMS CRM customer service, quick tips

Whatever your business, we can bet that the holiday season brings opportunities along with challenges. Consumers are stressed and pressed for time and that can create the climate for difficult interactions, misunderstandings, and flaring tempers. We all know we can’t afford customer service slip-ups during the holiday season; now more than ever, it’s important to focus on customer service. Don’t …