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Conversica Expands Its Sales and Customer Support in Latin America by Partnering with Nectia Cloud Solutions

Conversica, Inc., the leader in Intelligent Virtual Assistants helping organizations attract, acquire and grow customers at scale, announced today that it has formalized a reseller agreement with Nectia Cloud Solutions, a premier partner in Latin America and the number-one Salesforce partner in Chile. As part of this partnership, Nectia Cloud Solutions has committed resources to an entirely new business unit, Predict-IA, which is dedicated to Artificial Intelligence solutions in the cloud. Predict-IA will provide direct…

Announcing ScreenMeet Live: Voice, Video Chat and Screen Sharing to Empower Brands to Recreate Face-to-Face Customer Support Activities…

Agents at enterprises deploying ScreenMeet Live can seamlessly escalate text chat sessions with customers on desktop and mobile to voice, video chat and screen share directly from within their CRM, with no download for the customer ScreenMeet announced today the release of ScreenMeet Live, a suite of instantly available, browser-based, remote customer engagement tools helping retail and consumer services brands to transition their face-to-face, personalized shopping and customer support services to an online environment.…

Televerde Introduces #InThisTogether; Provides 90 Days At-Cost Customer Support Solutions for B2B and B2C Organizations

By Using Televerde’s Program, B2B and B2C Companies of All Sizes Can Emerge from the Crisis Poised for Rapid Growth It has become clear that COVID-19 will leave long-term business and economic consequences in its wake. Televerde, the first and only fully integrated sales and marketing technology organization with a proven execution model for generating demand and accelerating sales, looked at its unique business model to find a way to be a part of the solution. Televerde has always believed in “business as a force for…

Kaizo Raises $3 Million to Accelerate Customer Support Productivity Leveraging Gamification and Artificial Intelligence for Agents Worldwide

Led by Gradient Ventures (Google's AI fund) and Partech; Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former Partner at IBM Ventures, Joins as Co-Founder Dutch startup Kaizo, formerly known as Ticketless, announces a $3 million seed round led by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, and Partech, with participation from several angel investors. Entrepreneur and investor Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former partner at IBM Ventures, also joins Kaizo as a co-founder. Kaizo was started in 2018 by Dominik Blattner, an entrepreneur with…

UJET Releases New Research with Insights on the New Tools, Technologies, and Channels Shaping Customer Support

New report further establishes the need for building seamless customer experiences across all channels and touchpoints UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, released its new report, Optimizing Channels for Customer Support, focusing on the new tools, technologies, and channels customers are moving towards as they look for a more seamless support experience. The report is based on a survey conducted with data analytics firm YouGov, which queried 500 respondents across…

First-of-its-kind, maaiiConnect Spearheads the Next Generation of Customer Support

The Digital Convergence Platform Seamlessly Integrates Crystal-Clear Voice + Video, Smart Messaging, and Customer Identity Products With Back-End Systems to Mobilise an Unrivalled Communications and Customer Support Experience Leading global telecommunications solutions provider M800 announced the soft launch of its digital convergence platform maaiiConnect. The pioneering product is set to revolutionise B2C and B2B communications by integrating telecom and digital communication channels onto a single interface to…

Painful Customer Support Experiences Bring 52% of American Consumers to Tears and Profanity

Genesys survey highlights cultural differences as U.S., China and India show highest rate of frustration while seeking help More than half (52%) of U.S. respondents in a recent survey reveal they become so frustrated when soliciting customer support that they swear or even cry. This figure is similar to U.K. survey results (50%) but pales in comparison to the 60% response in India. Other highly emotional country results include China (58%), Singapore (55%), and Malaysia (51%), comparing to only 19% of South Korean…

US Consumers Believe Customer Support Calls Put Them At Risk for Fraud

Sitel Group has found that more than four in five Americans think brands could do more to prevent customer service fraud and one in four don't trust that brands are handling their personal information securely Half (46%) of Americans admit they have been a victim of fraud, but nearly all (92%) think the risk of fraud is increasing in our day-to-day activities. Even more concerning, nearly one third (31%) have actually felt at risk for fraud when contacting a brand's customer service department, and 47% said it was because…

Sprinklr Launches Live Chat for Fast, Personalized Customer Support

Enabling real-time conversations with customers while they’re on a brand’s website and mobile apps Sprinklr, the world’s first Unified Front Office for Modern Channels, announced Sprinklr Live Chat, a customer service capability that helps businesses provide immediate support to visitors on their website and mobile applications. Users can automatically assign incoming chats to available agents or enable chatbots with artificial intelligence that can answer standard queries. Sprinklr Live Chat is included as a standard…

Wyoming Multilingual Customer Support Provider Receives First Seed Round

Language I/O, a women-founded and Wyoming-based startup that was the first to embed tech inside many CRM (client relationship management) platforms allowing English-speaking help desks to provide e-support in any language, has closed a seed round for an undisclosed amount. Language I/O powers multilingual customer support for companies such as LinkedIn, Shutterstock, Constant Contact and PhotoBox, which use Language I/O to provide customer support in any language over email, chat and article translation. The funds will…

UJET Releases E-Book on How Millennials and Generation Z Are Transforming Customer Support

Detailed Resource Highlighting Tips and Insights for Businesses to Fuel Growth and Marketplace Position Among Emerging Demographics UJET, Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, announced the release of a new e-book detailing how Millennial and Generation Z communications and technological preferences are reshaping customer support. The e-book, The Expanding Wallets and Purchasing Influence of Millennials and Gen Z, focuses on how businesses can deliver an efficient and effective support…

Bold360 Optimizes Workflows for Behind-the-Scenes Customer Support Teams

AI-powered search enhancements and advanced management tools bring more effective coaching and empower teams to work smarter, not just harder LogMeIn announced enhancements to its AI-powered Bold360 suite that make it easier for supervisors, content managers, and other critical behind-the-scenes customer service teams to work smarter, faster, and improve overall performance. From aggregating valuable information to more advanced agent monitoring, these latest features drive operational efficiencies and empower support teams…

How Customer Support Tools Help in Improving Your CRO

It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic - Jeff Eisenberg Internet Marketing has become one of the biggest strategies used by businesses to improve their visibility in the cyberspace. And when we talk of online marketing, the concept of Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) can’t be far behind. When done rightly, CRO can quickly help a business convert prospects or visitors to its website into customers or buyers. There are enough figures to emphasize the…

SugarCRM Announces Sugar Serve, an Innovative New Offering Focused on Customer Support

Integrated Console Experience Revolutionizes Customer Support Processes SugarCRM Inc., the company that helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences, announced Sugar Serve, a game-changing new offering for automation of customer support processes that puts everything agents need to work a support case right at their fingertips in an integrated and optimized console experience. “This is unlike any level of support for customer service agents on the market today,” said CEO Craig Charlton. “With our Service…

A-dec Selects eGain for AI-Powered Customer Support

eGain, the leading provider of cloud-based customer engagement solutions, announced that A-dec, world’s leading dental equipment manufacturer, selected eGain AI knowledge for contact center support and digital self-service. A-dec manufactures a complete portfolio of dental operatory products, including chairs, stools, delivery systems, lights, cabinets, and A-dec | W&H handpieces. The complex nature of these products makes customer support essential to the A-dec value proposition. Marketing Technology News: Millers…

Why Gamification Doesn’t Work in B2B Customer Support

If you have ever worked in or been connected to the Customer Support industry, you might be familiar with contact center “contests” or “games” to drive increased performance. For example, the customer service representative that resolves the most tickets will be entered into a drawing for an iPad or some type of gift card at the end of the month. Gamification is commonly used to improve user engagement, organizational productivity, learning, and employee recruitment. When Gamification works in Customer Support In B2C…

UJET Unveils Enhancements to Customer Support Platform that Expand Fit and Flexibility within the Contact Center Ecosystem

New Integrations and Functionality Enable Customer Support Teams to Optimize Data Flow, and Drive Greater Value from a Broader Range of Technologies and Systems UJET, Inc., the company that is reimagining customer support with multichannel solutions that fully leverage smartphone technology and intelligent automation, at Customer Contact Week (CCW) in Las Vegas announced the general availability launch of enhancements to the UJET Customer Support Platform. With these latest integrations and enhancements, UJET is expanding…

Customer Support – Doing the Right Things to Get 95% and Above Satisfied Customers

Imagine this: A person visits a shopping website 'A'. 'A' has a great product that ticks all the right boxes for him, but he does not know it, for technical reasons. He then visits the website 'B'. 'B' has a product that somewhat matches his requirements, but here too, he is not sure. Here, however, a company representative discusses his requirement, possibly over live chat. The buyer is convinced, and he buys the product from 'B'. Which of this website do you think should be yours? In the end, the one that sells is…

TeamSupport Unveils New Capabilities to Strengthen B2B Customer Support Software

Updates to analytics, user experience and email integration equip B2B support teams to build lasting customer relationships TeamSupport, the industry's top business to business (B2B) customer support software solution, announces five new capabilities that provide B2B customer support teams with the tools necessary to break down internal communication barriers. These capabilities make it easier for teams to work together, share information and access their collective knowledge to solve customer challenges. Capabilities…

Vertafore Transcends Customer Support Industry Benchmarks with Vonage’s NewVoiceMedia Contact Center Solution

Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that national insurance software services provider Vertafore has realized shorter hold times for its customers, additional means of communication and a better overall customer experience, since implementing the NewVoiceMedia (NVM) solution. The NVM solution is used by enterprises for their contact center and inside sales needs. "We are an organization fully committed to running on the principle that ‘customer success is our success’" Established in 1969,…