Customer support

Team Chat: Looking for the Perfect Customer Success Metric

How do you determine customer success? Do you need a group of metrics specifically chosen for your business? Or maybe there’s one perfect metric that tells us everything we need to know?  The Data and Research team from LiveChat got together on Slack to look for metrics that... read more

Jacob Firuta and 3 others
7 minutes
Nov 12, 2020

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10 Steps to Integrate Your Business with the Empathy Economy

Empathy in business is a hot topic right now, and for good reason. According to the Harvard Business Review and their 2016 Empathy Index, the top empathetic companies in 2015 gained twice as much market value as those at the bottom of the rankings. The top companies also created... read more

5 minutes
Mar 27, 2020

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What Does Customer Service and Marketing Have in Common

Most companies have many different departments, like sales, human resources, marketing, customer service, and so on. Not so long ago, we didn't care that much about how they communicated with each other. A steady flow of information, or ways in which the work of one department... read more

7 minutes
Mar 12, 2020

This Is How You Save On Customer Support

The last decade has been defined by the customer becoming the center of nearly every business initiative. From becoming “friends” with customers via social media to getting inside their pockets via smartphone apps to offering customer support 24 x 7 x 365, businesses have pulled... read more

7 minutes
Nov 16, 2018

Handling Live Chat Customer Support During the Low Season

Imagine yourself on a sandy beach, laying on the comfy sunbed, staring at the sea. You’re reading a relaxing book and sipping Coconut Water. You’re far away from your office and your laptop. All that’s on your mind is contemplation: "Should I get another drink now, or maybe I... read more

6 minutes
Jul 25, 2017

What We’ve Learned from Being Support Heroes for One Day

We waited for this moment for quite some time. The excitement was so big that we even made bets on when it would happen. And I’m not talking about reaching 100,000 unique visits per month on our blog – although that caused a lot of stir as well. I’m talking about a day when our... read more

10 minutes
Jul 5, 2017

Things to Know about Differences Between Customer Support and Customer Service

Most business owners don’t bother thinking about the difference between customer support and customer service. Even Google makes no difference between the terms. If you use Google to search for customer support, you’ll get results that include the term service, too. Some customer... read more

Paula Hicks
5 minutes
Apr 18, 2017

Typing Speed Test for Customer Service Agents

Improving your typing speed is one of the more productive things you can do when working in online customer service. Most of your work revolves around contacting existing or potential customers either via email, live chat or social media. All those channels are based around... read more

6 minutes
Sep 14, 2016

5 Customer Types You Will Meet In Support Situations (Pt2)

When working in customer service, you won’t be dealing only with different types of customers in sales situations. A bulk of customer service agent’s work will be dealing with a variety of customers who have a problem. They won’t necessarily bring in new business, but you have to... read more

7 minutes
Apr 15, 2016

5 Types of Customers and How to Approach Them (Pt1)

There’s no single right way to approach a customer. All kinds of customers will visit your website. Each of them unique and requiring a different approach. You can tell that a support team knows their stuff by looking at the way they approach different customers. If they work... read more

7 minutes
Apr 1, 2016