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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 »

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 »

Offer #awesome support on social

Do you need more than one social account? What’s the best way to train support agents on social? How do you integrate Facebook with your other channels? What if someone asks a technical question on Twitter? How should you handle haters? Our new e-book has the answers to these questions, and more.   Most companies… 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 »

SMBs are made for social. Social is made for SMBs.

Ten years ago, social media was reserved for college students tucked away in their dorm rooms.  Today though, nearly 80% of internet users are consistently active on social media networks.   Not only is social media a powerful tool to connect with friends and family, it can also transform your small business into a medium one… Read more »

4 ways to provide great customer service on Twitter

Social media sites are some of the most-used in the world, with Twitter sitting firmly in the top five. According to Twitter, there are 288 million active Twitter users, and more than 500 million tweets are sent every day. Is your business using this popular communication channel to support your customers? Here are 4 ways… Read more »

Bringing the heat to social insights: Viralheat and Desk.com

There’s no denying that social media is now connected to nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr have become the defacto methods we use to keep up with everything that matters most to us. And customer service is no exception to the social media explosion. Today’s customer now flocks to… Read more »

Twitter: The path to customer service domination

There’s no doubt that Twitter is changing the landscape of customer service through social media. Did you know that over 1 million people view customer service related tweets every week? That’s a lot of people with potentially a lot of buying power. You won’t want to ignore this growing (and growing larger) audience and the… Read more »

Creating A Support Center That Will Delight Your Customers

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you’re forced to use a company’s FAQ or self-service site before you can talk to an actual human being? Is it inconvenient, inaccurate, impersonal, annoying or maybe even complete waste of time? That could be because self-service options are often looked at by companies as a… Read more »

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