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The Difference Between a Call Center and a Contact Center

Friday, January 24th, 2020
The Difference Between a Call Center and a Contact Center

Knowing the difference between a call center and contact center can help you determine which solution can better serve your business.

Many people tend to confuse a call center and a contact center for the same thing. While some of the expected duties and functions overlap, these two settings are not the same and operate differently from each other. There are inherent differences in the methods of customer interaction, and therefore, a difference in the communication experience. Keep reading to understand the difference between a call center and a contact center. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the Office Headsets

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Choosing the Office Headsets

With so many styles and features out there, how do you choose the right office headsets for your staff?

Office headsets are one of those valuable tools that can make any business run more efficiently. These simple devices make handling phone calls much easier on your call representative, which, in turn, means better service for your customers and more revenue for the company. Many businesses or workplaces face different considerations when choosing office headsets. Picking the right headset puts your workers in a more comfortable and capable position to do their job productively.  Read the rest of this entry »

Is Predictive Dialer Right for My Business?

Friday, December 13th, 2019
Is Predictive Dialer Right for My Business?

See if a predictive dialer can help — or hurt — your business efficiency.

Some business phone system features are meant to help by improving efficiency. The predictive dialer tool or feature can help some businesses achieve that by automatically setting up a stream of quality calls. However, before your next business phone system purchase, it’s important to understand the predictive dialer capabilities and how it can potentially help — or hurt — your operations. More specifically, you need to consider how this type of dialer will impact the quality and quantity of the calls it’s programmed to make, as well as how it plays into your company’s services or role you have. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Benefits of Call Recording Software

Friday, September 13th, 2019
4 Benefits of Call Recording Software
Here are four benefits of business phone systems with call recording features.

Whether your company uses phones for customer service, business-to-business transactions, or internal communication, call recording is an incredibly valuable feature. When employees speak to coworkers, customers, or clients on the phone, small yet essential details can get lost in the conversation. Call recording allows employees to refer back to discussions for training purposes, improved recordkeeping, and more. Businesses in any sector can benefit from a phone system with call recording capabilities. Here are four benefits of business phone systems with call recording features.

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How Automatic Call Distribution Improves Customer Service

Friday, September 6th, 2019
How Automatic Call Distribution Improves Customer Service
Here are some of the ways automatic call distribution improves customer service.

Automatic call distribution, or the process of routing incoming calls to the most suitable agent available, is a tool that allows businesses and contact centers to ensure that callers are directed to someone who can provide them with the most appropriate help. But what is it about automatic call distribution that makes it such a crucial part of excellent customer service? When you’re relying on a contact center to conduct customer service, it’s essential to ensure your customers are getting the best possible help. Here are some of the ways automatic call distribution improves customer service.

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3 Useful Tools for Contact Centers

Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Here are three exciting tools that can help your contact center excel.

Last week we discussed the essential pieces of telecommunications technology necessary for call centers. This week, we are delving into the needs of the call center’s hip younger brother: the contact center. Contact centers are like call centers in that they bridge the communication gap between consumers and corporations, but contact centers have a 21st-century twist. Where call centers primarily rely on phone calls, contact centers open things up to text and video communication through email, instant messaging, and video chat. Here are three exciting tools that can help your contact center excel. 

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4 Must-Have Pieces of Call Center Equipment

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Read on to learn more about four must-have pieces of equipment for any call center.

All businesses have telecommunication technology needs, but the needs of call centers can be exceptional. Headsets, recording software, and other specialized equipment are industry standards that can help your call center operate more efficiently. Meeting the technological demands of a call center can be overwhelming, but sticking to a set list of equipment and software types can help you narrow down your product search. Read on to learn more about four must-have pieces of equipment for any call center.

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