The BASICS of customer service make all the difference

My mother and I have frequented Portinos Restaurant for years because it’s the closest restaurant to her hairdresser; we make those outings half-day occasions to hang out together so convenience is key. Real World Story: In the past, the food has been really good, but NEVER the service. We’ve put up with BAD service because […]

How to Use Exact Words to Elevate the Customer Service Experience

Real World Story: Have you ever dealt with an agent in a customer service situation who made a statement that left you scratching your head? You may have asked for a small favor or service only to be told “not a problem” or “no trouble at all.”  But why would asking a service agent to […]

Do You Know All Your Customer Service Touch-points?

A touchpoint is every single opportunity that customers and clients have of connecting with your business. And every touchpoint has the opportunity to turn great service into a BAD experience. Real World Story: At a restaurant, touch-points can include the hostess, cashier, waiters, busboys and even the chef. At an insurance company, touch-points can include […]