Tag Archives: Operations Consulting

Minimum Technology for Inbound Call Center Vendors

By Nathan Teahon, Vice President

Call Center VendorIt amazes me when I visit a call center for the first time and see how ill-equipped some call center management teams are when it comes to having the right technology to manage their teams.

While there are many standard features in Inbound ACDs and multichannel call management platforms, there are three technology features that are absolutely essential for call center vendors. Continue reading

Quality is Most Important in Membership Remarketing

By Heather Dubas, Senior Operations Manager

Membership Remarketing RibbonsNot just anyone can be a telemarketing agent. It is a tough job that gets a bad rap (most frequently from my 93-year-old grandmother!). Not many people can make phone calls for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week and stay happy and content. That is why at Quality Contact Solutions we only take on “worthwhile” work. One of those “worthwhile” work types is membership renewal call services for associations. I will be the first to tell you that not only are association clients great to work with, so are their members! That is why quality must be the main priority for membership renewal telemarketing calls. Continue reading

Overcoming Challenges with Telemarketing Services in 2018

By A.J. Windle, Director of Operations

Telemarketing Services Goal for 20182017 was a fun, busy, exciting, and ever-changing year in our telemarketing services company. Looking back on the year has allowed our team to focus not only on our accomplishments but also evaluate and improve on ways to overcome our clients’ challenges (the key reason we exist!).

Here at Quality Contact Solutions we partner with clients everyday who are looking for ways to help them overcome their business challenges. They turn to Telemarketing Services because they need a more productive channel than they are currently using. In some cases, they have aggressive growth goals and have heard what we can do. Some clients want to test a new strategy. Whatever the specific challenge is, at its root, is the necessity to retain and grow the business year over year. This was the biggest challenge of 2017 and with no doubt that focus will be continued in 2018. Continue reading

Successful Outbound Call Center Project Management

By Ryan Apodac, Operations Manager and Training Leader

Managing an outbound call center marketing project is no easy task. Regardless of the countless number of project launches you have under your belt, every day is a learning opportunity. The one thing that should remain consistent from one project to the next is your utmost attention to detail. The cliché “Plan, Plan, Plan” is a simple summary of what it takes to be successful. Let’s discuss this more in depth Continue reading

Compensation Plans for Sales Agents

The world of outsourced telemarketing and B2B telemarketing has changed drastically over the last 15 years. The day to day world of a sales agent is different now as well, and is there any doubt that it has only gotten more difficult as time goes on? So, why do so many B2B telemarketing call centers insist on paying like it is 15 years ago? I say many, as it isn’t fair to lump everyone in the same boat. Many have adjusted, but not all. Continue reading