What’s Happened to Real Customer Service in Today’s Market Place

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Customer service can make or break your sales numbers. A 2011 American Express Survey found that as many as 78% of consumers chose to not complete a purchase due to a poor service experience. This is an area where many businesses fail and as a result, customer service falls short of expectations. When was the Read More

Why Customer Service is Vital to Your Business’ Success

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Good customer service gives your business an edge over the competition. You've probably heard that getting people in the door, or to the virtual door of your website, is the key to succeeding. However, keeping them there once you've attracted them is equally important. The likelihood of selling products or services to an existing customer Read More

The Leadership Approach to Customer Service

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In the last blog post I talked about the importance of customer service and the fact that many businesses seem to have forgotten that it's customers that make the business possible - and profitable. In fact, in a customer-driven marketplace and stiff competition, excellent customer service often serves as a major differentiator between one company Read More

Active Duty or AWOL – What’s the Customer Service Level in Your Business?

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Without customers there is no business. And that's why Customer Service is a key area that we focus on in Business Turnarounds. It's one of those concepts that everyone understands is important, but often only in some generic "of course, we provide excellent customer serivce" way. It's not often front and center until customer retention Read More