Business Operations 101 with Answering Service Solutions

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Businesses are driven by the customers who purchase their products and/or services. A strong, reliable customer service team is vital to ensure every customer feels valued. However, when the number of calls outnumber the number of staff available to answer them, these calls are inevitably missed and so is the potential business they could bring…. Read more »

Service Spotlight: Event Registration

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No matter the nature or size of your event, organizing and planning takes a lot of complex work, and the responsibility often rests upon the shoulders of an individual or small team. These duties include choosing sites and times, creating program content, deciding on catering options and many other logistics. One simple and effective way… Read more »

Service Spotlight: Virtual Assistant

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With the Internet and today’s remote communication technology, many business owners and other professionals, such as realtors, doctors, accountants and lawyers, no longer have the need or desire to work out of a physical space and employ a full-time office staff. Easily accessible innovations such as shared virtual calendars, cell phones and laptops enable business… Read more »

Inbound Call Center Services: Virtual Receptionists

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“82% [of customers] say that getting their issue resolved quickly is the number one factor to a great customer experience.” – LivePerson In the market, a competitive advantage is gained when a business stands out from the rest. One way of doing this is through the implementation of a superior call answering system that handles… Read more »

The Right Answering Service for Your Small Business

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The Need for Customer Communication While there are many opportunities for small business growth across the United States, it takes a great deal of effort to keep a small business running efficiently. Small businesses lack the infrastructure and resources of larger businesses and often face numerous obstacles when it comes to managing communication with potential… Read more »

Should My Business Use an Answering Service?

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At its core, an answering service is a business that receives and answers telephone calls for its clients. Answering services can assist any type of business that relies on phone communication with its customers – which is to say, nearly all businesses. Businesses utilize answering services for a variety of needs, including taking all calls… Read more »

Interested in Using an Answering Service? Read Our Tips on What to Look For!

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In order for a company to select the best answering service, they must know what type of service provider compliments their company’s operations. Regardless of time or location, when you need assistance, you want a superior experience with a company you can always reach. 5 Tips for Choosing an Answering Service Here are some tips… Read more »

Business Telephone Etiquette

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Businesses receive hundreds of calls each year. Business telephone etiquette is essential, as phone conversations are limited in comparison to face-to-face meetings. Believe it or not, business telephone etiquette begins before a phone call takes place and ends after you hang up your phone. Follow these simple guidelines to ensure positive business interactions via the… Read more »

Your Corporate Voice: Handling High-Emotion Service Calls

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Harvard Business Review recently released an article regarding customer emotions and their effects on customer service. How you handle situations relating to major life events, such as birth, illness, death, and safety (also known as high-emotion services), will shape the organization’s outcome. You need to stay calm and collected while using your corporate voice. So… Read more »