Whether you’re driving leads to your site, engaging shoppers, or providing customer support… theirs an expectation nowadays that every website have an integrated chat capability. While that sounds simple, there’s a lot of complexity with chat… from manning the chat, putting up with spam, auto-responding, routing… it can be quite a headache. Most chat platforms are quite simple… just a relay between your support team and the visitor to your site. That leaves a huge
Salesforce has published a detailed article and infographic on the impact and best practices of video chat for customer service. This customer service channel combines the convenience of live chat and a phone call with the personal touch of video. With plentiful bandwidth, 5G speeds around the corner, and significant enhancements in video communication technologies, there’s no doubt that video chat is going to grow in impact. What’s the Impact of Video Chat on Sales?
We discussed the many benefits of integrating live chat on your website in one of our marketing podcasts. Be sure to tune in! Live chat is intriguing in that the statistics provide evidence that it can not only help close more business, it can also improve customer satisfaction in the process. Customers want help but, in my opinion, they don’t want to really speak to people. Calling, navigating phone trees, waiting on hold, and then explaining
One of the most popular posts that we’ve shared this year has been our comprehensive website features checklist. This infographic is a fantastic follow-up by another great agency that produces incredible infographics, MDG Advertising. Which e-commerce website elements are most important to consumers? What should brands focus time, energy, and budget on improving? To find out, we looked at a host of recent surveys, research reports, and academic papers. From that analysis, we found that
FirehostChat is a fully native apps with push notifications that’s as easy as texting. You can even receive chat notifications on your iPhone lock screen with their mobile application. Users can be identified by their physical location and you can identify the page they’re on as well as their system info. The paid version comes with fully customizable CSS, multi-user support and your chat history. You probably get a lot more traffic than you realize,
We consult with many mid-size and large companies that decide to jump into a social marketing program only to find that they didn’t foresee the immediate demand on customer service. An unhappy customer doesn’t care that you opened a Twitter account or published a Facebook page for your marketing outreach… they’re going to take advantage of the medium to request service. And since it’s a public forum, you better provide them with it. Fast. This