Tag: Alan Graham

The Impact of Poor Customer Experience on Retailers – Call Centre Disconnect

The Impact of Poor Customer Experience on Retailers – Call Centre Disconnect I read an infographic the other day, called ‘The bottom line cost of bad customer service’, which inspired this article. I would highly recommend reading the infographic for yourself, but let me share some of the most shocking highlights with you: Expectations are […]

Multilingual Service – Are you missing an opportunity to improve customer satisfaction?

Multilingual Service – Are you missing an opportunity to improve customer satisfaction? I am always baffled when I call a contact centre whose language service is English only. Just as organisations cannot expect customers to tolerate single-channels, nor can they expect customers to be English-speaking-only either. Asking a caller, “Do you speak English?” or requesting […]

Social customer service can move your contact centre to the next level, if you do it right

Did You Know that Over a Third of Customers who Interact with a Brand Online Do So to Complain and One in Three Social Media Users Prefer Social Customer Care Over Voice Support? Clearly, social customer care offers companies an opportunity to improve customer service, change the perception of the call centre industry and reduce […]

Alan Graham takes a look at outsourcing in South Africa and describes the benefits the destination can bring to the business

Alan Graham takes a look at outsourcing in South Africa and describes the benefits the destination can bring to the business When outsourcing first became popular, outsourcing was purely a cost saving mechanism. The mobile revolution has created a 21st century customer who demands more. In recent years, companies are thinking about the long term […]

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