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What to know when using social media for customer service

Social Media has grown to be an integral part of our personal lives in this digital age. Many of us ‘Like’ or ‘Follow’ our favorite schools, churches, service providers, brands, stores, and even celebrities. As a small- to-medium-sized business, you may consider going social for marketing purposes, but have you considered taking to social media… Read more »

7 essential support metrics you should start measuring today

What words come to mind when we think of great customer support? Empathy, patience, and positivity perhaps. But what about metrics? While I agree that support is ultimately about people, metrics are how we measure our performance and inform improvements. To boost your customer support strategy, take a left and right-brain approach by tracking these… Read more »

Why Twitter is your most important support channel

We’ve entered the age of the social customer. Today’s customers have a lot of power, and their voices are amplified on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social channels. Not only do they research brands online, but they’re vocal about sharing their opinions. In case you’re still not convinced that you need to make social a… Read more »

Communicating with customers via Auto-Acknowledgments

True or false – auto-acknowledgments are just meant to let your customer know that you’ve received their question? Don’t answer, it’s a leading question. :) Indeed, auto-acknowledgements are an extremely handy tool that lets your customers know that you’ve received and are working on their request. If you don’t have one set up yet, see… Read more »

Why social media should become your center for customer service

Social media has quickly grown to become an essential part of modern business, but many people view it one-dimensionally for its marketing benefits. However, at its core, social media is about communication, and that makes it a perfect fit for your customer service strategy. If you aren’t already using social media as an integral medium… Read more »

Viva Las Vegas! Collide with Desk.com to grow your business

Next week, the Desk.com team is headed to Las Vegas for Collision — a new type of tech conference that brings together the entrepreneurs who are building the hot startups of tomorrow and the ones that are managing the successful businesses of today. We’re all about helping small businesses grow with fast, awesome customer service,… Read more »

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