I recently read a post that offered ways to save money in your business. I did not think most of the hints they offered would make a company into a place where I would like to work. It’s one thing to save money, but it’s another thing entirely to create a work environment where people […]
Businesses We Answer For
Years ago we began receiving requests from HVAC, General Contractors, Plumbing and Electrical companies for something more than simply answering their phones. They needed a company to answer their phones and to also schedule appointments and dispatch service calls to their contractors. At Central Comm, we hire and train operators, some of whom […]
If you have ever been a new parent, you know that, especially with your first child, your pediatrician is on speed dial. If you are their pediatrician, what do you do when a panicked mother needs you in the middle of the night?
Did you know that your business is losing more than half of its calls by using voicemail? A Dutch telecom firm released a study revealing that 69% of callers will hang up as soon as they reach a voicemail box. When you use an after-hours answering service like Central Comm, a live call operator […]
If your company is like Central Comm, most of our customers love us, and they rarely get angry with us. But we answer phone calls for other people’s company’s and sometimes their customers get really upset.
If you’re in the HVAC business, you know it’s a growing field and competition is increasing. One recent estimate gives the U.S. HVAC industry an $88 billion value with a 4.9% annual growth rate.
Happy New Year! Just when we all got really comfortable writing 2018 on all of our correspondence, they go and change the year on us. What a year it’s predicted to be!! We wrote about building a plan for the new year, and while some of you have already tackled that task, I am […]
Customer service is the backbone of any business. But what is really coming to the forefront of customer support is live chat with trained agents.
We all live hectic lives and it’s hard to remember with everything else we have going on to make important doctor appointments and follow up appointments while working full-time and dealing with our families. Giving customers a way to schedule an appointment 24/7 makes great business sense.
If you own a website and you offer products for sale on that website, then you are open for business 24/7. If you are a Mom and Pop shop, or if you are Chip Gaines, it doesn’t matter. When a customer needs your help or an order is not properly processed, they are going […]