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Technical support outsourcing – What often goes wrong and how we prevent it

Running an online service business can be hard. You have a budget to stick to, but you’ll also need to provide 24/7 tech support, to prevent your customers going to your competitors.

Technical support outsourcing is a good way to keep costs down while delivering a full stack service. However, if you are not careful in choosing the right support provider, outsourcing will do you more harm than good. (more…)

After hours tech support – Common mistakes and how to avoid them

After hours tech support can be quite tricky. You’ll need to spend a lot of time, money and effort to maintain a 24/7 team, but a few mistakes can get you angry customers, and loss of business.

Here at Bobcares, we help web hosts and other online service providers deliver 24/7 tech support. Here are a few common mistakes that we’ve seen companies make, and how we help them avoid it. (more…)

24 hour support – Web host’s guide on how to do it right

A decade back, 24 hour support was considered a premium service offered by large web hosts. Not anymore. Now almost everyone seems to offer 24 hour support. How can you stand out from the crowd?

Maintaining 24 hour support can be costly, AND it can be a huge drain on management time. That is why many companies cut corners and provide only email support, or use cheap support to keep costs down.

But this often creates more problems that it solves.

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Average call handling time – How it affects your phone services!

Customers get pissed off when the phone agent rushes through their call, giving them half-baked solutions. At the same time, agents wasting too much time on each call can increase the call minutes and get heavy on your pocket.

That’s why it’s important to determine and ensure an ideal average call handling time in your phone support services. Here, we’ll see how we do it, to achieve the right balance between customer delight and support expenses. (more…)

Best hosting support – 3 core qualities in techs that make the difference

What distinguishes the best hosting support? Is it technical expertise? Communication skills?

Bobcares provides outsourced technical support for hundreds of web hosting companies, and over many years, we’ve seen 3 core qualities that marks the best team.

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3 warnings that indicate it’s time to choose a reliable customer support outsourcing company

Should I outsource my phone support services or provide them inhouse? Almost all providers face this dilemma at some point in their business life-cycle.

The choice can vary from one web host to another based on their business requirements, and it is always possible to switch between the two options, when a need arises. (more…)

Top 3 benefits of choosing a good web hosting technical support team

It is easy to get cheap deals from support service providers, but what if their poor quality costs you your valuable clientèle? While cost is one major deciding factor, a more important factor to consider, is their support quality.

When you choose a superior quality web hosting technical support for handling your support calls, you are indirectly investing in growing your business by creating delighted customers. (more…)

5 ways how white label tech support can help your hosting business gain its momentum

The term ‘White label’ was coined out from the image of a white label that appears on the packaging of products. You get a white label and fill in the details of your product. That’s what you do in outsourced phone services too.

Expert technical expertise and excellent customer service tailored to your needs, at affordable pricing – that’s what a top-notch white label tech support service can help you accomplish.

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Should you outsource customer support for your webhosting business?

No business can thrive without customers. That’s why providing excellent customer support is a must. For customers to feel delighted, they should feel cared for, and their concerns should be addressed without delay.

Delayed or poor quality support can shoo away your valuable customers and hinder your growth prospects. But maintaining a good customer support team requires effort and money.

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How our after hours phone service helped a webhost retain his customers

It is easy to make or break a customer relation over phone. A customer who experiences good quality support from you, would not only stick on to your business, but also helps promote your business by sharing their good support experiences with others too.

But what if your services are not available when your customers need it? They’d soon leave you for your competitors, or share poor reviews about your hosting. That’s where Bobcares’ after hours phone services help web hosts.
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