Customer support is a big frustration of the public. We want to be treated well, we want the human on the other end of the line to correctly pronounce our name, we want them to be friendly even when we're not, and (most importantly) we want our problem solved.
Social media connecting peopleNot too long ago, customer care—the proverbial contact center—was regarded as a necessity. It was corporate overhead; operational in nature, something that fulfilled a customer-facing function, much like express lane checkers at a grocery store or tellers at a bank. Move ‘em in, move ‘em out, keep ‘em happy.