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Part 2: What Happens After TeamSupport Onboarding? The Resources are Endless!

We introduced this blog series in Part 1 by walking you through what to expect after the onboarding process, starting with your dedicated Customer Success Manager (CSM). In Part 2, we explore all of the self-service options available within the TeamSupport platform. Help Yourself Many, if not most times, it’s more time efficient for you and your agents to solve simple issues yourselves, rather than submitting a ticket, sending an e-mail, or calling support.

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From Chaos to Harmony: Why It Might Be Time to Change Your B2B Customer Support Software

As published in CustomerThink.com, June 2, 2020. In everyday life, people are bombarded with the concept of “change” and “switch.” Whether it’s driving by a billboard advertising a cool new car or seeing a phone company commercial on TV and wondering if you can get more data for less money, there is always someone out there trying to paint a picture of a greener pasture. It happens in our work life, too.

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Part 1: What Happens After TeamSupport Onboarding? The Resources are Endless!

From a global customer success team to a robust knowledge base, here at TeamSupport we want to make sure you get the most out of our B2B (business-to-business) customer support solution. In this blog series we’ll walk you through what to expect after the onboarding process as well as all of the resources available to you and your support team. I’m a person who enjoys mysteries and puzzles, but I certainly wouldn’t want your experience with using our platform to be either one!

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Part 2: How to Better Understand Your Customers and Become Their Champions

In Part 1 of our two-part series, we discussed some important steps for better understanding your customers. Having a happy customer is one thing, but how do you go about creating a relationship with a customer where you both feel like each other’s champion?

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Part 1: How to Better Understand Your Customers and Become Their Champions

Creating strong relationships with your customers isn’t something that happens overnight. And, every customer has a unique personality and perspective on business relationships. Ever been around a group of young pups? They may have the same parents and even look alike (i.e. adorable with tiny floppy ears) but talk about some unique personalities! It takes time and effort to understand individual pups and businesses alike, but once you do the end result is very rewarding.

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Part 2: B2B Customer Support: Cost Center or Profit Center?

Did you miss Part 1 of this series? It was quite a show! Luckily, you can still go back and read it! We’re looking at different B2B customer support channels from two distinctly opposite perspectives: cost center (support is a necessary evil of business) and profit center (support can hold its own in the revenue generation conversation). In Part 2 we are looking at two of the most modern support channels, self-service and visual support. And we’ve got a bonus at the end!

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Part 1: B2B Customer Support: Cost Center or Profit Center?

There are two types of people in the world. The first type thinks B2B customer support is a cost center, or a necessary expense for running a business. After all, having a support team is required for your product, and it’s just something you need to have. The second type thinks B2B customer support is a profit center. Support may be part of a successful business, but that’s because they are a part of a greater revenue generating team.

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Why Tools Used to Measure Customer Satisfaction are Important

Does your company currently measure customer satisfaction? If so, how accurate and time consuming are your measurements? With so many different touchpoints factoring into customer satisfaction, from ticket response time to NPS (Net Promoter Score) and everything in between, getting actionable information in a timely way can be a challenge. This doesn’t mean you should take the easy way out when it comes to measuring customer satisfaction.

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Changing B2B Support Software Part 3: Making the Switch and Managing the Process

The final part in our three-part series on changing support software is all about the tactical aspects. In Part 1 and Part 2, we discussed how to identify if your company needs to switch and how to choose the right solution if you do. Now, it’s time to get into actually making the switch happen so you can enable a support team with happy agents that serve happy customers--complete with rainbows and unicorns!

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Changing B2B Support Software Part 2: Strategies for Evaluating Solutions

In Part 1 of our series on changing support software, we went through some questions to help you identify if now is the time to consider other options for your support technology. In Part 2, we discuss some key strategies for properly evaluating different support solutions. Let’s dive right into how companies should go about choosing their new support software with these 5 steps.