If we don’t carefully design and provide compelling community experiences, our customers will inevitably try to create them anyway, without our intervention and with unpredictable results. Thankfully, we have an opportunity today to be proactive and create the best possible customer...
Tag(s): customer experience, supportworld
Date Published - Last Updated February 26, 2016

The vast majority of customer care involves limiting the interruptions that send customers to your service desk in the first place. Proactive IT enables the organization to avoid detours, prevent incidents, and address or fix problems before they impact the customer.
Tag(s): customer experience, customer satisfaction, customer-satisfaction-measurement, supportworld
Date Published - Last Updated February 26, 2016

Many support organizations aspire to implement good self-service solutions; not all succeed. Here are a few tips to help you impress your users and your stakeholders.
Tag(s): customer experience, customer service, self-service
Date Published - Last Updated February 25, 2016

In this article, we’ll explore the customer service and communication skills (also known as soft skills) that enable customer support professionals to deliver consistent, high-quality service and support to customers. We’ll also discuss how these skills fit into three overall groups:...
Tag(s): communications skills, customer service
Date Published - Last Updated February 25, 2016

Personalized support for VIPs can be expensive, but the value tends to outweigh the costs.
Tag(s): customer satisfaction, customer service, desktop support, employee satisfaction, service desk, support center, future of support, supportworld
Date Published - Last Updated May 11, 2016

The number of people taking to social networks is staggering, impacting everything from news reporting to political campaigns to Tupperware parties. As usage explodes, the focus has rapidly shifted from adoption to the way businesses can leverage all the activity to their benefit. They’re not...
Tag(s): white paper, social media, customer service, technology
Date Published - Last Updated April 30, 2015