TCPA Compliance

Jan 08, 2019

The Basics of Call Center Autodialers and TCPA Compliance

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

Autodialers are a common commodity in call centers across the globe. Despite that, misperceptions about them exist, particularly as it relates to TCPA compliance. Autodialers are specifically mentioned in the TCPA, which likely explains the concerns and confusion – especially since fines for violations of the TCPA also have a certain level of notoriety. Autodialers, […]

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Jan 03, 2019

10 Ways Call Center Technology Improves Any Office

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When businesses investigate technology solutions, they often start with the obvious: accounting software, customer relationship management tools and business planning applications. Often overlooked are new tools that integrate with CRMs, improve customer relationships and build their bottom line – cloud call center technology. It can improve any office, for both employees and customers. Here are […]

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TCPA Compliance

Dec 26, 2018

5 Winning Methods that Keep Expanding Call Centers TCPA Compliant

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

Many call centers can’t afford not to be TCPA compliant. Literally. For eight years, the Department of Justice, the FTC and the Attorneys General of California, Illinois, North Carolina, and Ohio sued Dish Network for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Do Not Call (DNC) registry. They eventually won, forcing the satellite TV […]

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Dec 21, 2018

How Predictive Dialers Pay for Themselves

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Manual dialing used to be the standard. Salespeople, managers, and call center reps would break out their list of phone numbers and dial them one digit at a time, wait for someone to answer, and move on to the next phone number. This process would be repeated ad infinitum. That all changed when predictive dialers […]

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Dec 15, 2018

5 Ways to Improve Agent Performance with Inbound Call Center Software

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

If agents aren’t performing well, neither is the call center. But agents can’t do all the work on their own. Check out the many ways inbound call center software improves agent performance through top-notch tech. 5 Ways to Improve Agent Performance Using Inbound Call Center Software Agent performance doesn’t solely depend on the agents themselves and […]

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Nov 30, 2018

How ACD Call Center Software Overhauls the Customer Experience

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) call center software is one of the core components of a well-oiled call center. Of all the tools call centers use to control the flow of outbound and inbound calls, ACD call center software is the central technology that helps lower average call center queue time. And this is crucial for […]

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Nov 23, 2018

Create Amazing Customer Experiences with Outbound Call Center Software

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

According to Esteban Kolsky, a customer strategist and found of ThinkJar, 67% of consumers cite bad experiences as the reason for churning – a nice way to say they are no longer a customer. A call center’s primary concern should be improving customer experience as much as possible since, according to customer experience consulting firm […]

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Nov 16, 2018

3 Experts & 10 Questions from TCN’s TCPA Litigation Defense Webinar

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Any collections agency can potentially be hit with TCPA litigation. But there are ways to defend yourself. Recently, TCN partnered with Accounts Recovery to host a webinar called Defending Against TCPA Lawsuits. It featured a trio of legal experts who provided many tips for fighting TCPA litigation: David Linares, chief compliance officer, DCI. He’s well-versed […]

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TCPA Compliance

Nov 09, 2018

Training for Call Center Compliance; 7 Regulations Managers Need to Know

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

1. Call Centers Cannot Record the CVV2 Number on Credit Cards According to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), all call centers are prohibited from recording CVV2 numbers along with other sensitive data such as full magnetic stripe data and pin numbers. This rule applies to written information along with recorded calls or […]

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Nov 02, 2018

3 Cloud Contact Center Software Secrets for Capacity Planning

Posted In: Blog Author: TCN

Capacity planning can be very difficult and confusing for many call center managers and executives. How do call centers know who to schedule and when to schedule agents? That’s the central question surrounding capacity planning. Instead of using error-prone spreadsheets or complicated formulas and calculations, call centers can rely on cloud contact center software to […]

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