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Recipe for Success: 5 Advantages of Web-Based Dialers

Keeping your agents focused on making sales can be a challenge in today’s call centers. In a recent blog post we discussed these problems that range from inaccurate reporting; working with outdated legacy systems; and managing evolving customer expectations. The solution is to combating these old and new challenges is a web-based dialer. With this type of dialer, you easily have a range of choices that are efficient, affordable, and TCPA compliant. Let’s explore the top five benefits of web-based dialers: Increased sales. With web-based dialers, you benefit from fast cloud deployment and no call center hardware maintenance costs – [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|

The Benefits of a Call Center Management Software

The most successful call centers have integrated technology into their business.  A backbone to call center success is call center management software. A multiple communication business management system allows businesses to provide a positive and optimal experience for their customers.  This can be achieved by learning, training and properly utilizing the software to reap every advantage the call center management software has to offer.   The customer always comes first Studies have shown that customers most common annoyances when working with a call center include: unresolved issues, knowledge without ability for resolution and repetition of providing information. According to Microsoft’s [...]

By | November 26th, 2019|

Why do our customers LOVE CallShaper?

Three things—Compliance, Contact Rates and Ease of Use Compliance “When I get look ups, I can respond in seconds with the full call history, call recordings, and proof of consent.  It is so easy to look up records and CallShaper maintains the records indefinitely.” CallShaper allows you to search campaigns by phone number or customer name and pull up the full call history in seconds.  You can see each attempt made, the call result of each attempt, and pull the recordings with a click of a button.  And you can store the proof of consent information with the record, so [...]

By | November 14th, 2019|

Top 5 Benefits of Predictive Dialers For Your Sales-Focused Call Center

In today’s call center environment, it’s important for your business to use a system that works in harmony with your workforce. So, in order to understand how you can best leverage your call center and keep agents efficient, below are the top 5 benefits of predictive dialers for your sales-focused call center. Diverse and Multifunctional. Predictive dialing software does a lot of work in the background. For example, predictive dialers are enhanced with statistical algorithms to increase the number of calls made within the day, automate the process of handling calls and reduce the incidents that would otherwise lead to [...]

By | November 14th, 2019|

Integrating A Call Center Dialer Software

Help Your Business Find Success Using Call Center Dialer Software As call center business owners, we come up with ideas.  If we find problems, we discover solutions. Taking into consideration the vast areas that call centers can now reach, it is pertinent for agents to make as many calls as possible while still providing the level of personal customer service that is so valued by clients.   Based on the foundation of continual efficiency and productivity, a call center business can only survive on two things: successful agents and updated technology. Call dialer software can provide the solutions for agents [...]

By | November 12th, 2019|

Are You Hindering or Helping the Call Center Achieve Your Goals?

Not too many years ago, the call center business was perceived as a master-slave relationship. The client told the call center what to do and it was done. The call center was viewed as a necessary evil rather than a key contributor.  Thankfully, the relationship has shifted to a mutually beneficial partnership. The call center business has become complex. Clients, internal and external, need to rely on call center experts to manage the day to day operations and get the work done right…the first time. The client is an expert on their product, the call center is an expert on [...]

By | November 7th, 2019|

5 Benefits to Nearshore/Offshore Outsourcing

Over 20 years ago, offshore outsourcing of call centers became a popular solution to high labor costs. Many jobs at home were eliminated which created large scale ill-will and language challenges, but brought knowledge, access, and influenced customer preference. There were legitimate concerns and even though it was cheaper, the total cost could not be measured in dollars. Fast forward two decades and there has been a shift in thinking and experience.  Some of the challenges of the past are now manageable. With new call center solutions, we are better equipped to address challenges and capitalize on the benefits of [...]

By | October 31st, 2019|

Dialing Up Success: Is Free Really Free? Six Questions to Help You Decide

From the time I was small, I can remember hearing, “Nothing is free.” You have heard it too and more often than not, in all walks of life, it’s the truth. Free is not free and we don’t always invest the time to discover the real cost. In business, we have to choose how to allocate our budgets.  Often there are more demands than dollars, increasing the importance of determining value when considering price. What is the most expensive part of your business?  Is it the predictive dialer?  The media?  The sales agents? Estimates indicate that for most businesses, at [...]

By | October 24th, 2019|

The Power of A Dialer Software For Call Centers

Dialing from legacy call centers is out and predictive dialer systems are in.  This software can increase productivity in outbound call centers by interfacing with the Cloud, thus eliminating extra expenses including hardware maintenance and upkeep, pricey software and licensing, brick and mortar office space rent and other in-house charges including hardware.   This software can be run virtually as long as there is an internet connection. This means a vast selection of agents with specialties geographically and globally, a huge increase in outbound calls, increased production and a definite jump in company sales revenue. Basically, the entire efficiency of [...]

By | October 22nd, 2019|

DIY Dialer—No Programming Needed!

How would you like a dialer that did not require a programmer to do everything for you? A do-it-yourself dialer that allowed you to do the scripting, set the parameters, do data capture and data validation, set up the reports you need, and allowed you to set up custom export files yourself? Wouldn't that be a dream come true? As a call center operations manager, programming has always been a bottleneck. Now you don't have to wait for them, you can start up your own campaigns, you can make real time changes to your current campaigns, all without technical support! Here is what you can expect: [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|

What should you pay for your dialer?

In today’s competitive market, you should not overpay for your dialer. Typically, there are two components to your dialer costs, the monthly subscription costs, and the telco costs.  Sometimes,  these costs are bundled together into one monthly subscription cost based on a certain amount of telco usage.  The total costs for your dialing platform should be approximately $150 per month per user including both the subscription and telco costs. Be aware of hidden costs:  Startup costs Training and support Feature upgrades Cancellation fees Extra telco costs Programming costs Recording fees Data storage fees Look for a dialer that has no [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|

International Labor Pool for Call Centers

Can you imagine running your call center without having to struggle to find and retain talent?  This would be a game-changer! The Call Center industry is highly dependent on human capital, the low unemployment rate in the US is making it harder and harder for the call center industry to maintain profitability. Call center jobs are usually not considered desirable. Recruiting can be challenging, as people want more money, and turnover is high.  Recruiting and training costs are through the roof. Consider having an international labor pool at your fingertips. With advances in technology allowing for high-speed internet and cloud-based [...]

By | October 7th, 2019|

How Call Center Software Features Can Benefit You

As with any fine craftsmanship, the tools that are used are essential to the success of the artist.  The same holds true for call center agents seeking company revenue. In order to produce the best sales results and provide stellar customer service, call centers should be equipped with the best in call center software solutions. Did you know… 72% of consumers say that when contacting customer service they expect the agent to “know who they are, what they have purchased and have insights into their previous engagements.” Microsoft Call center software solutions help call center agents by equipping them the correct [...]

By | October 4th, 2019|

Top KPI’s Needed to Run a Productive Call Center

Operating a productive call center is best measured in key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the agents, their processes and the call center software. KPIs are defined as measurable values that demonstrate how effectively a company, department, team or individual is achieving business goals. Before managers select the most relevant KPIs for their call center, they must first identify which KPIs line up best with the corporate strategy and business objectives. Then with the overall company goal in place managers are able to make informed decisions on the accurate KPIs needed to track performance. [...]

By | October 4th, 2019|

The Benefits of A Call Center SaaS

In order to gain and sustain economic benefits from your call center business, taking advantage of every possible opportunity to keep things simple, yet reliable, is key.  You and your agents need to be reassured that areas of communication are accessible, secure, cost-effective and reliable at all times, especially for call centers that are run virtually and globally.  That is why it is pertinent for you, as a business owner, to consider the benefits of Software as a Service (SaaS). SaaS, software that is utilized over the Internet in lieu of being a computer installed software, benefits call centers by [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|
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