Acquire.io: A Unified Customer Engagement Platform

Customers are the lifeblood of every business. Yet, only a few companies can keep up with their evolving demands, leaving a huge window of opportunity for firms that are ready to invest in customer experience and improve their market share.  Unsurprisingly, CX management has emerged as a top priority for business leaders who are putting away an increasing amount of resources to ace it. However, without the right technology, it isn’t possible to achieve the

How to Implement a Knowledge Base Solution

This afternoon I was assisting a client who added a certificate for SSL and retired their www from their URL. In order to properly redirect traffic, we needed to write a rule for Apache in an .htaccess file. We have a number of Apache experts that I could have contacted for the solution, but instead, I just searched a few knowledge bases online and found the appropriate solution. I didn’t have to speak to anyone,

How to Optimize a Knowledge-Base Article

While an article or blog post might flow like a short story, visitors seeking information love to see that information optimized in a consistent format. A reader of an article may carefully read through each word, each line, and each paragraph. However, a visitor seeking knowledge may wish to quickly scan the page and jump directly to the information they’re trying to find or learn more about. Creating a killer knowledge base might not be

6 Key Performance Metrics for Customer Satisfaction

Years ago, I worked for a company that tracked their call volume in customer service. If their call volume increased and the time per call was reduced, they’d celebrate their success. The problem was that they weren’t successful at all. The customer service representatives simply rushed every call to keep management off their backs. The result was some very angry customers who had to repeatedly call back in order to find a resolution. If you