Tag Archives: Customer Support

Thomas Schranz, Blossom: “Chatbots Transform the Customer Support Experience in Every Industry”

As part of our recently launched eBook about Chatbots, Conversational UI and the Future of Online Interaction, we interviewed Thomas Schranz, Co-founder and CEO of Blossom. Read his interview below and learn how to find the right balance between chatbots and human interaction in customer service. 1.What industry would face the greatest challenges when implementing a […]


5 Ways Chatbots Can Turn Around Customer Service

It has only been a few months since Facebook launched its Bots for Messenger platform, and companies have already started to develop thousands of chatbots in various fields. Customer service seems to be a common theme, at least for businesses, as every company owning a bot wants to provide quicker and better answers to as […]


How Will Virtual Reality Shape the Future of Customer Service?

The Future of Customer Service Could Be Tightly Connected to Virtual Reality Email and phone have long been the main pillars of customer service, but emerging technologies are determining companies to look into new ways of interacting with their clients. Virtual reality has gained a lot of traction this year, mainly in the video game […]


Why Airbnb, Amazon, and PayPal Do Customer Service Differently

A week ago, we discussed how Uber, Google and Booking changed the game of customer service. You can read that story here. Now, we continue our approach to great customer service with other three international giants. Who hasn’t heard of Airbnb, Amazon or PayPal? They represent innovative business models that have disrupted entire industries: hospitality, […]


A Brief History of Customer Support

Customer Support. Have You Ever Wondered Where it All Began? Image Source: Pixabay Everything began with trade, which was figured out by humans very early on. By 3000 B.C, humans were setting out on long missions of waterbound trade and, as you’ve probably guessed, they had some ideas about how to treat customers and meet […]


The 7 Bs to perfecting your Social Media Community Management

Can Social Media Community Management make the difference between a happy customer and an unhappy one?


How Mobile Operators do Customer Support on Social Media

Effective social media management can narrow the gap between companies and customers. According to a 2014 study performed by CTS, 8 out of 10 people cancel contracts on account of poor customer experience. Whether telecommunication companies like it or not, customer service has already largely moved to social media channels. In fact, 33% of users […]


Fast Foods, Fast Replies – Managing Social Media for Effective Customer Support

Fast food chains are huge companies with thousands, even millions of customers. This means that, every minute, they are dealing with the challenge of providing immediate responses to their clients’ questions and complaints. Are they good at using social media to provide an efficient customer support? Some are doing a great job, whereas others have still a long way to go.


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