Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Etiquette Tips for Call Center Agents for Better Customer Services

By any means, call center agents are at beck and call. Even with the advent of latest technology and resources in gamut, the burden and work pressures of agents have not reduced a bit. They have to maintain call center law and order and adhere to strict management guidelines. To help them out, we are suggesting some expert tips that can improve their calling etiquette, provide standard customer services and help them serve better.

1.Be Tone Wary: Be careful when you talk to your customers. Sound cheerful and extremely balanced but not overtly pleased with yourself or flattering. If some things is beyond your area of concern or you needs to escalate it, sound promising and positive about it.

Remember that they have already been worried or annoyed because of the technical problem they have been facing or query they are unable to resolve and your insensitive or indifferent voice can really miff them.

2.Be Attentive: Listening to callers' problems or making calls to sell your products is your job. Nothing should come between it and callers should be given full attention. Do not interrupt them. Speak only when they are finished talking.

Be mindful that they have got mind and they can detect when they do not have your full attention. Do not let their mind boggled up when you are trying to search for the requested information, ask relevant questions to show your concern.

3.Be Clear: Use of headphones or microphones is a big No-No as it can distort your voice. Your job is to speak and listen. Speak with neutral accent, clearly and slowly so that customers can understand everything.

4.Be Well Trained: Read the product manuals carefully and study its market. Along with that have at least decent knowledge of the competition. In case, if customer is confused about the products you can state the benefits of endorsed products by presenting a comparative analysis.

Agents are recommended to take training classes and customers seriously. Their sincere efforts towards customer services can boost the growth of call center and in return, theirs.

Cally parkar is associated with call centers India and working as a Sr. Marketing Manager. Call Centers India (CCI) is a leading business outsourcing company providing high-quality and cost effective call answering services, call center outsourcing and call center services to avail best voice non voice support services for your business, which will help to enhance your business.

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