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Apr 15, 2019

Top 3 Tech-Savvy Strategies for Call Center Quality Monitoring

Posted In: Blog, call center quality monitoring, Compliance, TCPA, tcpa compliant, Uncategorized Author: Mckay Bird

Quality monitoring call centers is essential for many reasons. To make sure agents are doing their job effectively. To better understand customer needs. To identify issues with call equipment. And much more. The classic phrase, “This call may be recorded or monitored, for quality and training purposes” refers to quality monitoring call centers. We’re going […]

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Mar 25, 2019

4 Inbound Call Center Software Features that Shorten Handle Time

Posted In: Blog, Business Intelligence, Inbound, Outbound, TCN Features Author: TCN

How long should agents be on the phone with customers? As long as it takes to solve their problem…and not a second longer. There’s an important distinction between reducing handle time and improving handle time. Call centers can use different shortcuts and hacks to achieve a reduction in handle time. They can also just rush […]

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Mar 15, 2019

Quick Start to Using BI in Customer Retention Strategies

Posted In: Blog, Business Intelligence, Call Center Solutions Author: TCN

Everything needs that special something to grow. Plants need water and sunshine. Humans need great food, clean water and abundant plants. Businesses… They need customers. As many as they can get. But unlike plants and humans, they don’t have to constantly replenish themselves. Once a business gets a customer, they could potentially keep them (and […]

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Mar 08, 2019

TCPA Penalties List Round Up: Causes and Consequences

Posted In: Blog, Call Centers, Switch to the Cloud, TCN Features, TCPA Author: TCN

TCPA compliance isn’t just good business sense… It’s good financial sense, too. Due to statute and regulation ambiguities, call centers nationwide are frequently hit with steep TCPA penalties.. And there are numerous examples of this happening (which we’ll get into later). Before we get into that, we want to take a stroll through the TCPA […]

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Mar 01, 2019

4 Ways an ACD System Shortens Call Time and Increases Agent Availability

Posted In: Blog, Call Center Solutions, IVR Author: TCN

What are 2 ways to optimize call centers? Shorten call times and increase agent availability. Simple. But not easy. Unless… Call centers have the right technology. Something like… A piece of software that intercepts calls and automatically moves callers to the right place or the right agent. That’s precisely what an ACD system can do. […]

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Feb 22, 2019

3 Differences Between TCPA Compliant and Non-compliant Calls

Posted In: Blog, Call Centers, TCPA Author: TCN

Violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) could land call centers in some hair-raising legal waters. Consumers can now file class-action lawsuits for violations such as: “Robocalls, or robotexts, to collect between $500 and $1,500 per call or text. The TCPA also lets consumers take legal action against telemarketers who don’t honor the national do-not-call […]

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Feb 15, 2019

4 Ways a Call Center ACD System Keeps Customers Happy

Posted In: ACD, Blog, Call Center Solutions, Inbound Author: TCN

Let’s face it: Customers don’t like calling customer service. Some even hate it. But what is it exactly, that people don’t look forward to when contacting a call center? Waiting. And not getting an answer to their question fast enough. So really…just waiting. To counteract this, call centers need to help customers get what they […]

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Feb 08, 2019

How Can Managers Help Keep Agents TCPA Compliant?

Posted In: Blog, tcpa compliant Author: TCN

It’s an unfortunate fact: Agents won’t stay TCPA compliant on their own. That responsibility falls squarely on the shoulders of managers. And managers need to make sure they do keep their agents TCPA compliant because lawyers are ready and willing to sue any call center caught in noncompliance. TCPA litigation has increased by 1,273% from […]

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Feb 01, 2019

Every Call Center KPI That Matters

Posted In: Blog, call center kpi, TCN Features, TCPA Author: TCN

Want a high-functioning call center? Then measure KPIs. Without KPIs call centers have few metrics to measure performance. Without business intelligence and proper management strategies, improvement in call centers can fizzle out. But with call center KPIs, they’re able to improve agent performance, decrease costs, increase customer satisfaction, and overall enhance productivity. Plus, KPIs help […]

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TCPA Compliance

Jan 28, 2019

10 TCPA Compliance Solutions that Boost The Bottom Line

Posted In: Blog, Compliance Author: TCN

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is perhaps the most significant piece of call center legislation affecting businesses today. It restricts solicitations and the use of automated phone equipment, with regulations including (but not limited to): Restrictions on automated dialing to cell phones. Callers must stop calling reassigned wired or reassigned wireless phone numbers. Consent, […]

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