Live ChatJul 12, 2016 10:59 AM By MCM Staff
Olark Live Chat introduced Hummingbird, a mobile-friendly version of its live chat experience. Ideal for chat on smaller screens, Hummingbird helps small- to mid-sized businesses talk to customers who are making a purchasing decision on a handheld device.
Live ChatApr 06, 2016 5:10 PM By MCM Staff
Newegg announced it will team with Facebook messenger to enhance customer support. See what Newegg’s plans are and what this will mean for their customer support.
Live ChatJul 20, 2015 10:28 AM By David Lowy
One area of holiday planning that often gets overlooked until the last minute is online chat. Here are some tips about how to properly leverage your live chat.
Live ChatMay 05, 2014 8:32 AM By Tim Parry
On average, only every 12th greeting leads to a chat. However, there is a lot of room for improvement, as exemplified by some of the business using well-customized greetings.
Live ChatDec 06, 2013 9:42 AM By Dennis Casey
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, merchants are looking to boost holiday sales this year. However, business could ultimately suffer if customer service is not up to par. Here are five tips that will lead to not only exceptional customer service across all channels but also a happy customer.
Live ChatDec 05, 2013 12:55 PM By Erin Lynch
The Cyber Weekend holiday was one for the record books for online merchants. The influx of holiday shoppers also meant and increase in holiday contact center calls. However, according to a recent survey conducted by StellaService, a majority of consumers spent most of their holiday weekend on hold.
Live ChatSep 10, 2013 11:37 AM By Erin Lynch
A recent survey of 6,000 online shoppers has found that the number one most important factor when it comes to defining and offering a positive ecommerce shopping experience all comes down to customer service. So what can you do to improve your online shopping experience? It’s all about contact options such as live chat, click-to-call, and video chat in the contact center.
Live ChatAug 19, 2013 2:02 PM By Erin Lynch
Amazon has opened an 80,000 square-foot contact center in Kentucky this month and while the customer service center is the first of its kind there, it joins four other fulfillment centers across the Bluegrass State.
Live ChatJun 17, 2013 3:39 PM By Erin Lynch
When it comes to revamping their ecommerce sites in 2013, retailers are focusing on keeping the consumer in the loop from the moment an order is placed right until the packaged is delivered to the doorstep.
Live ChatJun 11, 2013 3:27 PM By Erin Lynch
Gone are the days when the contact center meant having a customer call a 1-800 number or send an email if they have a product question or concern. Nowadays, the shape of the contact center is one that meets the needs of the 24-7 consumer and in order to do that successfully it all comes down to training.