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On-Demand Webinar: The secrets of effective performance reviews in customer support

TransferWise, GetYourGuide and Deezer reveal the best practices of effective performance reviews. What agents think about their current processes? How regular should these meetings should be? How you can make it fairer for your people?

November 20, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Be fair to your agents, change the way you assess their performance

The current way of tracking performance when it comes to agent performance reviews is not fair to agents. This article explains why, and how you can revolutionise your process to lower agent turnover and increase employee satisfaction.

November 19, 2020 by Benoit Gagnon

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Multi-channel v Omni-channel. What's best for my team?

We're joined by ex-Swapfiets leader, Peter Voor de Wind, to discuss the multi-channel & omni-channel and his best practices when it comes to channel strategy as a whole.

November 10, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Peak Demand in Customer Support: 18 Best Practices & Strategies

Dealing with high volumes is tough and can be pretty stressful for you and your team. Each leader shares 3 insights on how not let seasonality get the better of them!

November 03, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

Product

New: Helpshift and Intercom are our 5th and 6th Integrations

We're introducing two new connectors for our suite of products: Helpshift and Intercom. Here's why we chose them - and how we connect!

October 19, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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How does personalization affect my CSAT, Handling Times and FCR?

How important is personalization in customer support? How much can it improve your key metrics? But, at what point does it start costing you without adding value? Here's what we found!

October 13, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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CXellent Ep1 ft. Craig Stoss: The Fundamentals of Scaling CX + Support

Come listen to our first ever podcast! We've got insights from Craig Stoss, Escalated Support lead at Shopify, with over 20 years of experience setting up CX and support teams in +30 countries.

October 04, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Sentiment Analysis: When CSAT Surveys Let You Down

How do you know what your customers are feeling if they don't return your CSAT survey? Customer sentiment analysis can bring you closer to your customers and gauge their happiness a lot better! Here's how it works & some practical applications.

September 10, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Sendcloud stand and deliver for their e-commerce customers

We caught up with our customers, Sendcloud, to discuss all things scaling, demand and stress in this crazy time. Read how they doubled the size of their team in a matter of weeks and continued to provide excellent support despite having to work from home.

August 18, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Coping with high volumes in customer service: Automattic in peak demand!

We caught up with our customers Automattic to see how they cope with high support volumes. Putting their people first and optimizing their processes, they also learned how important analytics and training are in dealing with the ballooning demand.

August 12, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

Product

New & Improved Chat Metrics

We’re artificially reconstructing all your chat conversations to accurately calculate the true metrics... making your reporting easier, more accurate and centralized!

July 29, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

Product

The Agent Development Plan

Here's how we created a simpler way for reviewers to leave meaningful feedback in the QA process. The Agent Development Plan delivers value in a more accessible way for agents, so they can track their progress and continue to grow.

July 21, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Quality Assurance: 5 Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets

Whilst they may work for you for now, spreadsheets aren't scalable.  Eventually, the process will break - either you grow too quickly or it becomes too time-consuming - and you’ll be searching for a more effective system. Here are 5 reasons why you should make the switch to dedicated QA software.

July 15, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Customer Retention in a Recession - Iterate Quickly with Data Analytics

A recession is coming, and customers want you to make connections with them. Read how you can manipulate your data and give yourself the best chance of standing out to your customers.

July 02, 2020 by Charlotte Ward

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Ecommerce: 3 Ways to Boost Retention

The number one business priority as we head into a recession is customer retention. Read how e-commerce companies are staying close to their customers despite social distancing.

June 25, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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The Complete Guide to Quality Assurance Calibration

Calibration is an important part of quality assurance - but not all teams do it. Here's a full 10-step guide on how to set it up - including why it's important and how to maximize results for your team.

June 17, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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A 7-Step guide to implementing AI & Automation

No matter whether you’re setting up customer-facing or agent-facing automation, you need to get it right *for your customers*. This 7-Step guide will ensure that you implement automation/AI the right way for your business.

May 27, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Report: Effect of Covid-19 on Agents

A first, 'big' picture evaluation of the effects of the crisis on customer service teams - agents in particular. We aim to give you more clarity when it comes to how your people are feeling and how their productivity and motivation has been affected.

May 14, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

Product

Templates: The Trade-Off Between Customer Satisfaction and Efficiency

All teams should have a way of measuring whether their template usage is paying off. Unfortunately, only a few solutions allow you to do a deep dive into your template usage data against KPIs.

May 13, 2020 by Benoit Gagnon

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Coronavirus: Implications on - and Solutions for - Customer Service Teams

For most customer service teams, remote working will continue for the foreseeable future. Because of Coronavirus, teams are having to deal with potential layoffs, difficulty coordinating teams and juggling work and meetings. So, here are some ways in which you can take control of the situation.

April 30, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

Company News

Miuros: We're Rebranding

We've been working on it for quite some time. Now we're finally here. We are proud to announce the launch of Miuros' new branding - complete with a totally new website. 

April 27, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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Coronavirus: How to Keep Your Customer Service Team Motivated & Healthy

Getting adjusted to our new reality has felt like a full-time job all on its own. So, how can you keep your customer service team motivated & healthy? Here are some guidelines you can follow.

April 24, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Customer Service

Coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the WHO and, as it continues to spread, more and more countries tighten their domestic and travel policies...

April 15, 2020 by Harry Maxwell

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