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At A Glance: Chat Support

Chat support is often the first line of online communication, and chat support agents act as liaisons between clients and customers for a wide variety of fields and industries, including tech support, banking, and cell phone companies. An effective chat support specialist can juggle and organize multilevel problems and issues that a customer can have while at the same time directing and guiding the customer in a friendly and professional way. Chat support specialists are at times overlooked as effective salespeople, but the reality is they consistently drive repeat customers and sales. The right chat support specialist captures this additional revenue by providing information on which service features can improve a customer’s experience or which upgrades to products are a good fit.

A freelance chat support agent possesses a deep toolbox of skills and talents that can help improve customer relationships, drive sales, and reduce support time within a project. The online chat environment allows an agent to often manage multiple chat windows and customers at the same time. Online chat support frequently has a much higher rate of solving problems than traditional product support. Coupling this high rate of customer interaction with proficient computer skills and a developed sense of interpersonal communications, online chat support agents are capable of continuously driving and developing positive customer feedback while delivering low-cost solutions for any business model. Hiring a freelance chat support specialist on Upwork is a competitive way to develop and manage a successful customer dynamic while maintaining a flexible and highly collaborative work environment for everyone.

Customer Support

6 Bonus Tips for Choosing the Best Customer Service Representatives

According to C. Britt Beemer, an authority on customer service, “A good customer service person is born, not taught.” Based on experience from several industry experts, these six tips can help you consistently identify talented customer service representatives.

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For Clients

How to Prepare the Perfect Bookkeeper Job Description

A freelance bookkeeper can step in and handle many of the organizational aspects of the business such as generating financial reports, handling payroll, and dealing with accounts payable/receivable. Here’s how to write the perfect bookkeeper job description to land the best professional for the job.

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Mobile Development

7 Common Mistakes That Could Affect Your Android App’s Performance

Mobile development is much different than desktop programming—there are UI elements, battery usage, bandwidth, and operating system support to account for. Any of these aspects can hurt your Android app’s performance, and your user experience. For Android developers, here are tips on a few common mistakes to avoid when designing and building a mobile app.

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October 26, 2016

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