Unique Benefits of Outsourcing Your Company’s Call Center

Running a business requires juggling a myriad of tasks. Many companies often resort to handling incoming calls with on-site staff. Typically, those staff members already have job responsibilities that are not directly related to providing customer service by phone. As a result, companies often miss out on the perceived benefits of handling calls internally due…
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View and Manage Important Messages on Your Terms

At a Personal Answering Service, we strive to help our clients protect their reputations and stay one step ahead of the competition by offering round-the-clock support for all their customer service, call center and appointment scheduling needs. Since 1985, we’ve been delivering superior call center and messaging services to businesses in a variety of industries…
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Improve Customer Retention Rates With These Helpful Tips

Do you want to make sure your customers come back to you again and again for your products and services? One of the most effective ways to do this is by delivering uncommonly good customer service. They’ll be sure to appreciate it when they can call and speak with a real person instead of an…
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How Can Sales and Customer Service Reps Work Together?

As e-commerce platforms have become more affordable and accessible, the modern business landscape has been more competitive than ever. Today’s entrepreneurs don’t need a storefront to start a thriving business; all they need is a committed team and an Internet connection. Online marketplaces offer business owners a host of valuable tools, but they also give…
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Call Center Myths Busted!

For a lot of people, the thought of having to contact a call center for help or information can be horrifying. Many people have had bad experiences with phone customer service centers in the past and these have created awful myths about what it’s like to call one. The fact is that providing helpful and…
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Common Mistakes Made on Support Calls

Many of us dread having to make calls to support lines because of the awful stigmas that are associated with them. As a business owner, it is important to be aware of popular conception and strive to provide a streamlined, friendly and effective support service so that you can wow your clients with exceptional care…
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Personalizing Customer Service: The 3 C’s

For buyers, customer service is the thing that can make or break a service appointment or buying experience. It’s important to have personalized communication so that the customer on the other end of the call feels valued, not like a number.   However, there are a number of different communication channels and mediums that exist,…
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How Putting Customers on Hold Can Hurt Your Business

Anyone who has ever had to call a company for any reason will tell you that there are few things more frustrating than being put on hold for an extensive amount of time. Not only does it aggravate you to know that you are wasting your own valuable time, but it leaves you feeling unappreciated…
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Why Hiring an Overseas Call Center is a Bad Idea

While most companies would agree that outsourcing their customer service to overseas call centers is indeed cheaper, that doesn’t mean that it is the most ideal choice. Of course, there are rare instances when this type of action is well executed. However, more often than not, you will find that this isn’t the case. In…
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Customer Service: What Your Clients Expect

  When a potential customer calls your business, they expect to have their needs met in a professional, polite manner. Consumers place a great deal of importance on the quality of customer service they receive and when they receive less than their expectations, you are probably going to hear about it. An off-day for one…
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