Category Archives: customer needs

The Secret to Gaining Customer Loyalty

Gaining customer loyalty and getting repeat business are crucial for organizational success in today’s global business world. Too many managers and small business owners do not recognize that customer loyalty is not just about competitive pricing and product line offerings. … Continue reading

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Making Customer Service a Strategic Organizational Initiative

In case you have not been paying attention in recent years, many time-honored national and international organizations have disappeared or are struggling to remain competitive. In most instances, this can be attributed to the fact that managers and executives have … Continue reading

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Delivering Excellent Customer Service as Part of a Service Culture

Delivering excellent customer service as part of a service culture has become a pivotal determinant in global competition between organizations. As the world has gotten smaller because or geopolitical changes, trade agreements, personal mobility and connections via technology, the way that companies provide … Continue reading

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What Is Customer Service And Why Is It Important?

People often ask, “What is customer service and why is it important?” To answer this, you have to recognize that customers come in many shapes, sizes and types, and from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Each customer has his or her … Continue reading

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Typical Customer Contact Center Representative Competencies

To perform well in a call center/customer care center, employees must possess some very special competencies or capacities/abilities to perform required job tasks. Because of the specific requirements of the job, organizations must look for candidates possessing many of these typical customer contact … Continue reading

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Excellent Customer Service Strengthens Customer Relationships and Leads to Brand Loyalty

Excellent customer service strengthens customer relationships and leads to brand loyalty. When organizations attain a high degree of brand recognition and a reputation for providing quality products and services at a competitive price, while going above and beyond their customers’ … Continue reading

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Customer Service Representative – Active Listening Tips

Before you can effectively listen to your customers or clients as a customer service representative you must first prepare to listen. That is because active listening is a learned skill and is different from the passive action of simply hearing sounds. … Continue reading

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Two Strategies for Reducing Stress in a Customer Service Environment

In a struggling economy, customer service managers around the world realize the value of providing service on demand and maintaining customer-centric environments. With the competition for customers, many organizations are making ongoing advances in system efficiency to address customer needs. … Continue reading

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Encouraging Customer Loyalty Can Result in Increased Customer Retention

If you are a customer service representative, one of your key roles is to help create a customer-centric environment designed to identify and meet customer expectations. To accomplish this, you must ensure that you continue to enhance your knowledge of the organization’s products and services. You must also … Continue reading

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Taking A Customer for Granted Can Lead To Customer Service Breakdowns

Taking a customer for granted is something that a customer service representative should never do. That is because customers are your reason for existing as an employee. They are also the key element in your organization’s success. For that reason, … Continue reading

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