Tag Archives: channels

Netflix Aims For 100m Subs By 2018

New research by HIS has predicted that Netflix is on track to have 100m subscribers by 2018. This is strong growth of around 22% for Netflix, with over 10m new subscriptions expected in the USA alone. The UK is predicted … Continue reading

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Time to stop talking about call centres

Is it finally time to stop talking about ‘call centres’? Even the broader term ‘contact centre’ fails to acknowledge the strategic role that customer service teams now occupy. But how should we start referring to call centres instead? Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Customer service leading from the front

In my last blog I mentioned some of the most interesting approaches to technology that are changing the way companies – and even governments – are structured. Strategies such as cloud computing and app stores are having an effect on … Continue reading

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Channels may change, but customers just want to be served

I spoke at a TEN event recently and one of the recurring themes together with customer service bloggers and commentators over the past couple of years has been multichannel and in particular the ambition for companies to move to an … Continue reading

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31 hours on hold at the call centre

Research published in the Retail Times shows that British adults can expect to spend 31 hours of their life on hold with a call centre. This isn’t an attractive prospect for anyone based on the headline, but what’s important to … Continue reading

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Understanding the omni-channel is critical for success

An article in Call Centre Helper recently talked about web chat as ‘a disaster’ because web chats take far longer than calls and customers don’t feel that chat agents are as knowledgeable or as well supported as the voice agents. … Continue reading

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