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By Chris Thiergartner

Your customers' experience should be a top priority for business owners, and for better or worse, technology plays a massive role in shaping that experience.

A seamless, hassle-free experience keeps customers happy and loyal to your brand. In this article, we'll discuss how some simple technology solutions can vastly improve your customers' interactions with your business.

Streamline Scheduling and Appointments

Two areas ripe for improvement are scheduling and appointments. Customers want the convenience of booking themselves online at their convenience. With Microsoft 365, you can set up an online booking page where customers select the staff member, date, and time that works best for them. The system automatically syncs with your team's calendars to check availability. Customers receive email reminders, and you avoid double bookings. This self-service option saves customers time and gives them control.

Ensure a Smooth In-Store Experience

How often have you heard staff complain that "the computer is running slow"? Outdated hardware and software can slow down every transaction and leave customers waiting longer than they should.

Unreliable printers and other peripherals also limit your staff's workflow efficiency. As a managed service provider, we can optimize your network, install the latest software updates, and replace aging devices. A quick, reliable system makes for happier customers and employees.

Get Customers the Information They Need, Fast

It's about more than just customer-facing features, too. Can your staff easily find what they need when a customer has a question? If data lives in different locations, such as local files and cloud services, it introduces delays. Centralizing customer records in a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) system allows employees to pull up information instantly.

Add Convenience Through Technology

While fixing issues is important, new features can also enhance the customer experience. For example, allowing customers to pay using their phone through Apple Pay makes checkout quicker, and sending SMS notifications when an order is ready for pickup adds convenience. Chat with us about innovative ways to streamline processes and exceed expectations through technology.

Partner with a Managed Service Provider

As a small business owner, staying on top of changing technology demands can be a full-time job; that's where we come in as your managed service provider. We monitor your network 24/7, apply security patches, and upgrade systems so you can focus on your core business. Most importantly, we ensure your technology runs smoothly to deliver the very best experience for your customers.

Contact us today for a consultation on how we can improve your business through managed IT services. Your customers will appreciate the seamless experience.

Phone: 513-275-9712 or EMAIL:Fred or Chris.