24 03, 2021

How to Add Business Texting to Existing Live Chat for Call Centers

March 24th, 2021|

At Textel, we’ve compared Live Chat vs. Texting to show the importance of including texting in your omnichannel call center strategy. By covering all communication channels, call centers empower their customers to engage the way they prefer. When determining the value of live chat vs. SMS, the answer depends on your call center customers’ preferences [...]

28 09, 2018

SMS Short Codes vs. SMS Long Codes in Call Center Communication

September 28th, 2018|

As text messaging has become the most effective way of reaching your customer base, businesses and call centers have begun adding it to their communication strategy to create an omni-channel contact system. Business call centers have, in turn, discovered advantages and disadvantages of choosing an SMS Short Code strategy vs. a SMS Long Code strategy [...]

20 09, 2018

Optimize Your Call Center Agent’s Time with an Omni-Channel Texting Solution

September 20th, 2018|

Time is money. It’s a cliché, yes – but it’s also one the least utilized resources in improving a call center’s efficiency. Time is often lost on long-winded calls, endless games of phone tag, poor call traffic distribution, outdated or irrelevant software and locating past/accurate customer account information. By giving your call center agents more [...]

12 09, 2018

Textel Wins Award for Best-in-Class Call Center Texting Software

September 12th, 2018|

At the second annual DEVone Partner Conference, Textel, a St. Louis-based software startup, was honored to receive the Rising Star Award as part of the 2018 DEVone Partner Awards ceremony. These partner awards highlighted the innovative companies who are designing cloud-based applications that bring additional value to the NICE inContact CXone cloud customer experience platform. [...]

30 08, 2018

Business Texting for Auto Dealerships

August 30th, 2018|

Everything’s easier when you have your customer’s attention. In the auto industry, dealerships are always looking for a practical solution to better connect with prospective and current customers. In fact, the ability to reach customers quickly and get a fast response doesn’t just streamline communication for auto dealerships – it improves internal productivity, provides more [...]

13 08, 2018

Why Integrate Business Texting Tools Into Your Call Center

August 13th, 2018|

A seamless, easy-to-manage texting integration is the last thing standing in the way of delivering the quality customer support your call center deserves. Studies have shown that customers prefer to text: 81% of consumers are frustrated being tied to a call or computer for support service 64% of consumers would prefer to use texting over [...]

26 07, 2018

Textel and NICE inContact Create a Customer-First Call Center Solution

July 26th, 2018|

“Today’s mobile customers look for the convenience of text messaging instead of phone calls for simple customer service requests.” - Paul Jarman, CEO of NICE inContact. It’s the driving principle behind an exciting integration that pairs two powerful cloud-based platforms, Textel and NICE inContact, and it’s catching the attention of call centers and their customers [...]