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Six Tips to Improve Customer Service for Banks and Financial Institutions

By: Banking CIO Outlook | Monday, November 16, 2020

Customers want a dynamic response that provides proper solutions. Therefore, banks need to embrace a positive language, emphasize what is within their power, and confidently affirm that resolution will be provided.

Fremont, CA: Banks that provide an exceptional service to customers providing relevant and informed advice can help reduce drop-offs, enhance conversion, and optimize customer loyalty. Here are six ways banks and financial services can implement to improve customer service:

Establish Trust

Customers should be able to trust those managing their finances. Technology allows customers to have control through self-service, establish trust by making advisor-client communication more relevant, specific, and personal.

Choose a Positive Language

Using the right language when interacting with customers during their banking experience, is essential. Customers want a dynamic response that provides proper solutions. Therefore, banks need to embrace a positive language, emphasize what is within their power, and confidently affirm that resolution will be provided.

Empower Advisors

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Building trust shows that customers are being heard, and customer service professionals need to understand the importance of trust in banking. However, they face challenges when they cannot find a solution to a problem because of company procedures and regulations.

Empower the advisors to solve problems instantly and make decisions that solve problems without waiting for a manager’s permission.

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Choose an Expertise

Customers want personalized advice when it is convenient for them. Offering instant and personalized guidance on existing products is inefficient, which will result in overloaded advisors unable to meet the client’s demands.

Therefore, advisors need to focus on one area of expertise to address client needs and demands.

Adopt Hybrid Experience

Today, customers want different channels to communicate with their banks, such as self-service platforms, and engaging face-to-face with advisors. Use helpdesks to make online channels more personal and digital tools to make offline banking more efficient.

Merge Technology with a Personal Touch

Satisfied and happy customers are a powerful marketing tool. Millennials demand convenience and personal touch. Banks and financial services need to meet these demands by merging technology with human expertise to engage customers and improve their experience.

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