Automated phone systems can help businesses and customers save time. But too often they frustrate callers with long greetings and a confusing array of options, or they lack a fail-safe way to connect the caller with a human being. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Teleconferencing and video chatting may be convenient and effective ways to do business but nothing seals the deal quite like a face-to-face meeting.
Lasting business relationships are built over time by a sincere commitment and investment in the customer. Continue reading
Halloo Hint: Are Your Callers Human?
Spam is an increasing problem both for emails and phone calls. Cheap long distance rates allow unscrupulous businesses to set up banks of “robo callers” to dial literally every phone number combination. Why are they doing this? Most likely in an attempt to compile databases of working numbers and make note of whether a person answered. Continue reading
Combining Sales, Marketing and Technology for Success
Creating a successful business is no simple feat. Gone are the days of build it and they will come. In order to grow a business in today’s market, you have to offer more than a great product or service. You need to bring together a strategic combination of sales, marketing and technology that will help you reach your target audience, build a relationship with them and convert that relationship into a sale. Continue reading
Word of Mouth
Everyone loves happy, loyal customers who sing the company’s praises. They’re not only the foundation of your revenues, they’re a reminder of why you started the business in the first place. Continue reading
Halloo Hint: Hunt Groups
What’s one of the best benefits of belonging to a hunt group? You can see the notes of other members in the same group. For example, if you’re part of the Sales hunt group, you’ll be able to see that John Doe called your teammate, Sally, last week and she noted where the conversation left off. Now you know exactly where to pick back up when John calls again, making you look like a customer service rock star! Continue reading
“Music on Hold” Tips for Your Business
Sometimes putting customers on hold is your only option. However, this experience doesn’t have to be painful for your callers. Incorporate these tips to help create a better customer journey. Continue reading
Bringing Customer Relationship Management to the Forefront
An effective customer relationship management system can dramatically transform the performance of your small business. By using an online system, the customer experience that you deliver is completely revolutionized. You go from being yet another vendor trying to sell something to an entity that offers solutions to real problems that your customers experience. Institute a customer relationship management system today, like the one found with Halloo phone systems. Continue reading