Why You Should Freshen Up Your Website This Fall

We hate to say it. But today is the last day of August. Tomorrow, the Labour Day long weekend begins and when it’s over, the start of a new school year will be underway. In other words, summertime is about to end! We may have until the 22nd of September before the fall season officially gets underway, but for all intents and purposes, we’re about to embark on our last weekend of the summer. The…

How To Set Up A Basic Call Centre For Your Company

All companies are required to handle business over the phone at some point. However, some businesses field more calls than others. If you own a business that is noticing a significant growth in the number of phone calls it receives, it may be time to set up a call centre. This is an especially important step to take for companies that have various departments. It generally means that your calls often have to be routed…

5 More Phone Etiquette Tips That Will Improve Your Customer Service

In our last blog, we revisited the ever-important topic of phone etiquette and listed a number of ways you can improve your customer service. At MeloTel, we feel strongly that following these simple tips will greatly help any call centre business or other company that predominantly engages with its customers over the phone. But you can never give enough good advice, right? In today’s blog, we’ll conclude our list of tips. Here are five more:…

5 Phone Etiquette Tips That Will Improve Your Customer Service

At MeloTel, we’re immensely proud of the fact that our cloud-hosted Commercial Phone Services have helped many a North American business owner to better run his/her business. With calling capabilities that no landline could ever provide, our VoIP-based phone services allow for much greater abilities to communicate. This has driven customer satisfaction to all all-time highs for many of our clients! Of course, phones can’t work themselves. It’s imperative that every company that conducts business…

How Your Company Website Can Give Your Brand A Personality

It’s not enough to simply have a company website. You can’t just register a domain name and consider your business one that has a viable internet presence. It’s mandatory that you keep your company website regularly updated so that visitors will be encouraged to keep coming back. This is where blogging comes in. A regularly updated blog helps for Google searches to result in your company website being found amongst the highest ranking sites in…

4 More Tips For Giving Constructive Feedback To Your Call Centre Reps

In our last blog, we revisited the ever-important topic of providing constructive feedback to your call centre reps. In today’s blog, we’ll round our list of helpful tips. Here are four more: 1. Make time for one-on-one feedback sessions. Some call centre managers like to provide feedback at their phone agents’ workstations. But this doesn’t exactly allow for a lot of privacy. It can prevent employees from opening up and having dialogues that can further…

3 Effective Ways To Provide Feedback To Your Phone Agents

As a call centre manager, your team depends on you. Your employees don’t just look to you for leadership, they look to you for assistance as well. It’s one thing to tell your staff members what their job descriptions are. It’s another thing to guide them along the way to help them perform at their best. At the end of the day, your ability to provide helpful feedback will determine your success as a call…

Examining The Power Of The Words “Thank You”

Thank you – two little words that most of us probably utter several times a day. They may not seem like such a big deal. We tend to thank people for the smallest things. Holding a door open or passing a napkin, for example. Of course, it’s never a bad idea to thank someone for a kind gesture. However, in the world of customer service, speaking those two little words can mean the difference between…

The Importance Of Keeping Your Website In Tip-Top Shape

In today’s world, it appears practically impossible to live without the internet. We’ve become a society that goes online for everything. We order food, watch movies, listen to music and research a wide variety of information all on the worldwide web. So, it pretty much goes without saying that, as a business owner, it’s mandatory you develop a strong online presence. Consumers from all walks of life tend to hop online to research products and…

The Importance Of Online Reviews For Your Company

The entire MeloTel team is incredibly grateful for the 5-star rating our company has via Google. With 20 Google reviews to date, there is evidence that the insistence our team places on providing excellent customer service is paying off. Let it be known that the online review plays a huge role in the impressions made by businesses in today’s business world. The majority of consumers place a lot of faith in online reviews, so needless…