Millennials are the largest customer set in the United States; in fact, they are supposed to dominate the market in 2017 as per Forbes. As they often tend to spread their opinion of things they experience and also reach out to friends before purchasing anything, they demand seamless customer support.
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At least from the past 2 years or so, social media not only is a platform used for brand marketing, but it is also extensively used for customer service. According to Q2 2016 Social Sprout Index, approximately 35% of customers preferred social media for customer service than traditional channels like phone and email. Facebook and Twitter are seen as the most important contact center for customers.
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Customer Service on social media has evolved over a period of time. A brand’s image is impacted by the way they manage their customer’s concern online. As the best way to help an unhappy customer is to solve their problem, it becomes critical for brands to give resolutions on social media as opposed to simply responding to them. To explain our point better, let’s look at two popular airline brands to understand how both the approaches work.
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