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Are you answering #custserv texts on Whatsapp?

The business magazine Forbes recently published research undertaken by the Pew Centre in the USA that indicates American retailers are seeing a shift towards SMS text messaging by customers seeking support. This strikes me as odd. One look at the … Continue reading

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Are customers moving to mobiles for #custserv?

Earlier this year, Kate Leggett from Forrester published her top ten predications for customer service in 2014. One of them was particularly interesting to me: Trend 2: Customer Service Will Adopt a Mobile-First Mindset Customer service mobile applications remain nascent as … Continue reading

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Should you be exploring Whatsapp for #custserv?

So now your multichannel customer service strategy allows customers to tweet, to post messages on Facebook, as well as calling or emailing. What could possibly be next? How about supporting Whatsapp? Before you reply that this is just a text … Continue reading

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Technology is changing the collections business

This blog is by Frank Hammerton, the Business Development Director of Teleperformance Collections. Credit and collections are changing fast. Companies expect to be able to reach their creditors in many different ways today – communications have changed far beyond the … Continue reading

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Mobile payment systems are changing fast

Have you used PayPal recently? It has revolutionised the world of online payments and though auction sites like eBay used to have a murky history of people paying for items they never received, PayPal has worked hard to improve the … Continue reading

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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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