Chat Apps Changing CRM

Chat apps have the potential to become a leading CRM communication channel, especially for simple inquiries. Why? People love chat apps. Many people—possibly even you—visit chat apps multiple times a day to connect with friends, family, and increasingly brands. Customer-centric service requires that you join your customers in all their favorite chat apps, and that…

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Benefits of Live Chat for Business

Providing great service is essential to winning new customers — and retaining the ones you’ve got. Case in point? According to Salesforce, nearly three-quarters of consumers have made purchase decisions based on their customer service experiences. And 91% indicate that a positive customer service experience improves the likelihood of a repeat purchase. But the channels…

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customer-service-outsourcing-benefits

Customer service should never be an afterthought. Instead, winning brands must make it a priority to consistently deliver great service before, during and after the sale. Providing great service pays off. According to Salesforce’s State of the Connected Consumer report, 71% of consumers have made a purchase decision based on the quality of customer service…

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Salesforce Language Translation

Offering great products is important — that will never change. But increasingly, it’s great experiences that set companies apart. According to the Salesforce State of the Connected Customer report, 80% of consumers indicate that the experience a company provides is just as important as its products or services. It’s essential to focus on consistently delivering…

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Things You Didn't Know Amazon Q&A

Imagine there’s a customer shopping for a pair of shoes in a brick-and-mortar store. She’s able to see the shoes in person — and even try them on. And if she has a question standing in the way of her purchase, she can ask the nearest sales associate for help. Now imagine that same customer…

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Introducing Translation Studio for Salesforce

Consumers expect great service wherever they are on the purchase journey. And the current global crisis has only heightened these expectations. According to Salesforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised customer service standards for more than half (58%) of consumers. When companies hit the mark, they’re rewarded. Salesforce found that 71% of consumers say they’ve made…

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customer service vs customer experience

Customer Service (CS) and Customer Experience (CX) are both frequently used terms in the business world. And oftentimes, these two phrases are used interchangeably. But are Customer Service and Customer Experience in fact the same thing? The short answer? No. CS and CX are certainly related, but they’re not the same thing. What exactly is…

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Customer Experience Trends 2021

Customer-centric brands can leverage these four CX trends to deliver great experiences in the year ahead. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies scrambled to adapt to what we thought were temporary changes in consumer behavior. For example, retailers rushed to make curbside pickup available to keep contact to a minimum—while still maintaining sales.…

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customer care team

Customer-centric brands are laser-focused on providing great experiences to their shoppers. And for good reason. Consumers that have good experiences with a brand become loyal. What’s more, these happy shoppers are likely to spread the word about their great experiences. This, of course, leads to sales growth for the brand. In fact, according to an article…

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Review Response SLA

The majority of U.S. states have eased their stay-at-home orders, but many people are still reluctant to venture into crowded brick-and-mortar stores. And that means more consumers are shopping online. According to data from Bazaarvoice, in April 2020, eCommerce orders were up 96% year-over-year. With this rapid growth in eCommerce comes an increased dependence on user-generated…

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