contact-center

May 22, 2013




Social Media Use Expected to Rise in Contact Centers

While a focus on social media initiatives seems to be lacking in most contact centers as of late, a new Deloitte study has found that the use of social media is expected to rise within the next 24 months.

The Deloitte …

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In Contact Center, Contact Center Resources

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May 22, 2013




Social Media Declining for Online Purchases

New Monetate Ecommerce Quarterly (EQ1 2013) Reveals Social Media Lags as Ecommerce Traffic Source; Tablets Beat Smartphones in Device Share (via PR Newswire)
Findings spotlight the growing imperative brands have to create contextual experiences across devices and channels. PHILADELPHIA, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

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March 17, 2014




How to Master the Art of Social Commerce

The world of commerce produces an endless cycle of change and progress that forces companies to keep up or risk being left behind. At first having a brick-and-mortar store was enough to attract customers and generate profits, but as sales …

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In Marketing, Social

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May 9, 2013




Using Social Media as a Customer Service Tool

Shoppers are becoming more and more engaged with brands through social media. While they may not interact with most brands on a daily basis, consumers have no problem voicing their concern or praise to a brand on sites like Facebook, …

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In Contact Center, Cross Channel

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May 8, 2013




5 Ways to Make Your B2B Social Media Posts Stand Out

The business-to-business community seems to struggle a bit when it comes to captivating their audience through social media compared to the business-to-consumer community. In fact, according to a recent article from Social Media B2B, marketers in the industry are …

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In Amazon, B2B

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April 17, 2013




B2B Marketers Need to Step Up Their Social Media Game

A new report has found that when it comes to social media, the business-to-business community is still trying to find its footing. According to this infographic created by B2B Marketing, only 38% of B2B companies have a defined social …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

April 2, 2013




3 Critical Steps to Avoid Social Media Meltdowns

Someday, somewhere, somehow, every retailer will deliver a bad customer experience. Products disappoint, a customer service representative has a bad day, ordering snafus occur; it happens. But in today’s socially-connected world, one customer’s small disappointment can turn into …

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In CRM, Ecommerce

March 20, 2013




More Merchants Monitor Social Media than Offer Live Chat

More merchants are monitoring social media in the contact center than offering live chat, according to the results of the MCM Outlook 2013 survey.

According to the survey results, 46.5% of respondents are monitoring social media in the contact center, while just 21% …

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In Contact Center, Customer Service

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September 30, 2014




What Omnichannel Shoppers Mean for Retailers and Customer Loyalty

If you were to ask a retailer what the most important tool of their customer loyalty efforts was 5 years ago, I bet the majority of them would say traditional loyalty and rewards programs. You know, the old “buy 10 get one …

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In Engagement, Must Reads

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