Monthly Archives: March 2012

The next generation contact centre

I noticed a short video this week where Ovum analyst Peter Ryan talks about the next generation contact centre. And he also manages to summarise this immense topic in about a minute – something many of us in the industry … Continue reading

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A new era for customer service

As you can see from our group blog, our new e-Performance product was launched recently in Brazil. There are various launches planned around the world, with us in the UK focusing on a workshop we have arranged in London on … Continue reading

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Is the social web the future for your business?

I have been talking to my team recently about the need for them to be engaging online, especially on Twitter. Of course, most of us in any kind of business today are busy. Having one more thing on the to-do … Continue reading

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What is a Tweetup?

At Teleperformance we are always exploring how the world of customer service is evolving. In the past couple of years social customer service has been one of the most fundamental changes to the industry, often turning normal helpline service on … Continue reading

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Amplifying your voice

The assumption on most social networks is that any conversation between the company representative and the customer (or potential customer) is open and visible to all, whether as Twitter messages or a Facebook wall discussion. Calls to a contact centre … Continue reading

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Customer service the way you want it

Alistair and me both featured in a Sunday Telegraph special supplement on outsourcing published last month. The print version of the newspaper went out a few weeks ago, but they have just put the supplement up on the web for … Continue reading

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Twitter opens their archive for analysis

I have written in the past about how social media is changing the relationship between companies and consumers. Brands are learning how to react to sentiment and to interact with people, rather than waiting for them to call a customer … Continue reading

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Google implements new privacy policy

When Google started out, it was a groundbreaking new search engine. If you can remember what we had before Google, tools like Altavista or Yahoo, they were a bit clunky and never quite returned what you were searching for. Google … Continue reading

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Treat your customer with respect

BBC Radio 4 produces a very interesting programme called ‘The Bottom Line’. Every week the show collects together three top business executives and the presenter, Evan Davis, focuses on asking them about just one or two issues related to running … Continue reading

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