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Building the Small Contact Center
Until recently, customer interaction technologies were often considered too complex and costly for all but the largest businesses to justify. But today that

3 2 1 contact magazine  customer service on version 3.1 in West Virginia, press 9 ) knows the issue. Call Center Magazine advises that user-friendly IVR systems should include no more than two menus, and a maximum of four selections for each menu. And customers should be able to transfer at any time to a live agent. Web and Email integration The Internet has established itself as an important way for customers to gather information and communicate with companies. Savvy Web-oriented firms take orders over the Web and make it

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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