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4 Game-Changing Benefits of a Virtual Receptionist

Like most people, I’ve had more meaningful experiences with companies over the phone than on any other technology. I can’t remember a ‘great’ email or live chat, but I can certainly recall several positive phone conversations. That’s because there’s an intimacy with a voice conversation that you don’t get with the written word. Small businesses…

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Improve Customer Service with a Call Answering Service

Small business owners around the country face the same glaring problem: they don’t know how to improve their customer service. Why is this an issue? Because customers are the lifeline of your business, and no customers means no revenue. We understand how stressful owning a business is, we hear about it from our clients every…

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Employee Appreciation Day

National Employee Appreciation Day lands on the first Friday in March each year, this year falling on Friday, March 5th. Why do we celebrate it, you ask? Well, why not? The truth is we can always celebrate our employees any day of the year. But like many jobs that we work, much of what we…

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The Power of Just Being There

In Michael Sorensen’s book, I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships, you discover very early on in his research that the majority of people need someone to listen to their problems and validate them. It’s through validating we flex an awesome power that we all possess. The power of just being there.…

Being Heart Centered in Business and Life

Being Heart-Centered in Business and Life

In today’s world of business, we often find ourselves lost in to-do lists, barely keeping our heads above water to grab a gasp of air from time to time. Either methodically going through the motions of the workday or plowing through the daily chaos, we become more and more detached from our work’s true meaning.…

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Best Business Phone Systems for 2021

When choosing the best business phone systems in 2021 for your business there’s a whole lot to consider. Probably a lot more than you thought you were going to have to think about when you first sat down as a business owner to figure out all this communication and customer service stuff. For example, ……

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5 Ways Your Answering Service Can Practice Emotional Intelligence When Interacting with Customers

Customers tend to call support when they’re experiencing a problem — they think they were billed incorrectly, they can’t assemble a product right, they have a question about your services — and to top it off, they often spend time sitting on hold or being transferred to different departments. The result? Frustrated customers at the end…

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What Do You Get with Great CX?

It might not be in the foreground in the grand picture you’ve painted for your business’ success plan but it should be. Customer excellence, also more commonly referred to as CX, is the essential element separating you from your competition in today’s world of business. In this article, I’d like to discuss with you where…

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Legal Trends Report 2020 Summary

Since 2016, Clio’s Legal Trends Report (direct download link) has brought greater insights into the business of legal practice. Its aim is to cover new approaches to understanding some of the most pressing issues that lawyers and clients face today and how to overcome those challenges. In this year’s report, we find out what really…