It’s time for companies to trade their increasingly inefficient and ineffective traditional service model for a modern, automated and intelligent one that delivers the service experience today’s and tomorrow’s customers want.
Today, in our one-click, always-on society, people have little patience for companies that don’t meet their sky-high expectations. They demand a superior customer experience and, if there’s an issue, they want it to be solved immediately and with minimal effort. In the digital age, first impressions are more critical than ever. Companies can lose customers rapidly and for good if the services they offer lack purpose and intuitive access.
This isn’t news to most companies but many are still relying on outdated ways to help their customers. Many companies today still have a rigid, reactive, cumbersome and high-cost service model that takes too long to resolve customers’ issues. Often times, the same issues are solved over and over and a lack of visibility into the true reasons why customers have those issues leave companies struggling to meet customers’ expectations. This, in turn, has a fundamental negative impact on customer retention, brand loyalty and, ultimately, revenue
Customer service is at a critical crossroad. Companies need an entirely new customer service model if they want to effectively deliver on their brand promise, retain customer loyalty and continue to grow and thrive.