Water, gas, electric: utilities are an essential part of every home, and utility companies work around the clock ensuring that lights turn on, sinks flow, stoves operate, and more. With so many accounts for each utility provider to keep track of, organization becomes a priority. But even the most diligent company can experience slip-ups now…

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Effective transit systems keep towns and cities moving: they provide transportation to those without cars, help keep unnecessary traffic off the road, and provide an ecologically-friendly way for people to commute. However, these systems are not without their faults — mainly, their propensity for delays, which can quickly add up and throw off schedules for…

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Patient experience is a highly important consideration for healthcare providers, and even more so with people visiting doctors more frequently nowadays. Studies show that the average American visits the doctor four times a year, and that one in five people in the country end up in the ER yearly. Healthcare problems are already cause for…

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Every manufacturing organization prides itself on the quality of its products. Yet there’s always room for improvement: even the most meticulous organizations can stand to re-evaluate and refine their methods when it comes to quality control. Interested in assessing your own organization’s level of quality? The following four steps can help you identify key areas…

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It’s that time of year again: the leaves are starting to change, the pools are closing, and children are getting back onto school buses to begin the new year. With over 49 million students attending public school in America, many of whom ride the bus to and from classes each day, providing a safe and…

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You’re dedicated to giving your clients the best service possible, and that requires a simple and efficient way to collect feedback. Perhaps you’ve been relying on email to field comments up until now, but as your organization and customer base grows, you’ll soon find that using an inbox simply won’t cut it. Still, switching from…

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When a customer has a complaint about your organization, picking up the phone or sending an email won’t always be their first move. It’s become more and more common for customers to go public when a problem occurs; social media and review sites like Yelp provide individuals with an enormous audience and can be used…

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There’s no denying that we live in an online world. We may wake up and check our phones for emails and text messages, go to work and sit at a laptop all day, then relax with a tablet to read and browse the internet in the evening. With so many devices at our fingertips each…

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The average American dines out 5.9 times every week and spends $36.40 per meal, according to a 2018 report from Zagat. That’s over $200 a week spent on restaurant food and over $800 billion in annual restaurant sales. With so much money and time spent dining outside of the home, it’s unsurprising that restaurants receive…

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In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed the importance of communicating with your customers to better understand their needs and expectations. One of the best ways to do this is through a customer survey. Surveys provide a platform for gathering essential customer feedback. When crafted and presented effectively, they are powerful tools that help to identify…

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