Customers appreciate honesty

Customer Service disaster. Sometimes things go wrong. And often in clusters. Have a plan. Follow our checklist to make sure you cover the bases and respond to it professionally and proactively. My customer service disaster a few years ago taught me a few valuable lessons. Not least of which is that if you hold your hands up and apologise to your customer, it often helps diffuse the situation.

Professionalism on the phone – 5 top tips

Professionalism on the phone is key to many customers purchase decisions. Customers, clients and prospects will often make decisions about who they’re going to buy from based on the level of professionalism of the person they speak to. They will also pay more if they believe the seller they’re talking to will offer a more professional service. Make sure this is you.