The key difference between many companies isn't the product or the service they're selling. Many products and services are essentially commodities. It doesn't really matter where you buy them, as their functionality won't change much. What does make a difference in many cases is the people. The customer service. The sales person who you genuinely liked. Humans. People. … [Read more...] about Humans Wanted
I've always felt that being as honest and transparent as possible with our clients was the best way to deal with things. If we have issues, which like every company we do, then we need to "own" them and address them. Hosting isn't a terribly "sexy" business, but for a lot of our clients the services we offer are crucial to their business. Stuff will go wrong from time to … [Read more...] about Genuine Honest Reviews Add Value
I previously spoke about transparency and dealing with customer complaints and issues when there are service issues. I noted that it can be tough and it's far from easy at times. However one thing that I didn't get into was "abuse", as it wasn't really that pertinent to the topic I was talking about. Unfortunately it is an issue, albeit one that only stems from a minuscule … [Read more...] about Unhappy With Our Service? Don’t Abuse My Staff!
One of the things we've always done as a company is try to maintain a degree of transparency with our clients regarding service issues. What does that mean? It means that whenever there is a scheduled maintenance window or something "blows up" that we try our best to communicate this to clients. Some people would love to see us email them or ring them personally any time … [Read more...] about Taking It On The Chin