Why do you need a call center knowledge base?

Why do you need a call center knowledge base?

Dan Sahar
Nov 16, 2023
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Why You Need A Call Center Knowledge Base 

In order to provide excellent customer service, call center agents need quick access to accurate information about products and services, as well as the policies that govern them. Hence, the knowledge base was developed. A call center knowledge base is a database that stores information about the products and services of the company.

It’s an important part of any customer service strategy because it helps improve the customer experience by providing accurate, fast and relevant responses to customers. The knowledge base also provides an opportunity to upsell. They also save valuable time which they can use on more complex issues or on other tasks.

The other major benefit is that customers will be able to find answers themselves before contacting customer service representatives. This means less calls coming into the call center, which in turn means less work for the employees there.

How to create a knowledge base for your call center

To create a knowledge base, it is important to start with a set of questions that you want your employees or customers to be able to answer. You will then need to create categories for the questions and then populate them with the appropriate answers. The final step is to train your employees and customers on how they can use your knowledge base effectively.

You should create categories for the questions in your knowledge base, then populate them with appropriate answers. Finally, train your employees and customers on how they can use this knowledge base effectively.

We recommend starting with these 4 steps:

1. Create an outline for your knowledge base.

2. Create a list of potential topics for the articles in your knowledge base.

3. Write one article on each topic in your list and publish it on your website or blog. Include images, videos, and graphics where applicable.

4. Update these articles as you learn more about them, so they stay current with the latest information and trends in customer service 

How Guidde can help you build a knowledge base

The goal of a knowledge base is to provide the agent with the information they need to answer customer queries in a timely manner. Which means content needs to be created, refreshed, and shared in a timely fashion as well. Introducing Guidde!

In just a few clicks, you can create step-by-step tutorials. Develop videos or documents or both!  Share your work via email, Slack, Salesforce, Zendesk, Intercom and more! 

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