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7 tips for great customer service

7 tips for great customer service

Great customer service... how can we define that? Is it being helped quickly and in a friendly manner? That the customer service team has long opening hours and is open to inquiries via several channels? Read below our 7 tips for providing great customer service.

Why the customer is always king

Why the customer is always king

Do the adages 'the customer is king' or 'the customer is always right' sound like nails on a chalkboard to you? On the one hand, they motivate you to offer your customer the best of the best, but on the other side you still need to listen politely even if the customer is actually wrong.

And the service award goes to…

And the service award goes to…

Last month again saw the handing out of the annual Opiness Service Awards. Fourteen companies were awarded the prize for delivering the best service in their sector, judged by their own clients. Time for Watermelon to check out the ins and outs of this year’s awards!

Webcare at its worst

Webcare at its worst

There’s a lot to be learned from the good example set by others, but other people’s mistakes can be just as educational. That’s why we’ve collected 11 examples of customer service gone horribly wrong. Enjoy!

The five types of social media complainers (and how to deal with them)

The five types of social media complainers (and how to deal with them)

It's probably happened to you - one of your customers is complaining on one (or more) of your social media accounts. A dissatisfied customer can be annoying, especially if everyone can read what he's complaining about. Luckily you can do something about it: you can learn to deal with the different styles of complaining on social media. How? Read on below as we explain.