Payments

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Maintain a Steady Cash Flow with Outbound and Reminder Apps

Outbound reminders were once exclusively handled by call center agents working from a list of customer phone numbers. While there are still reasons to use agents for some outbound call reminders, increasingly, this form of outreach is being handled by anoutbound IVR. The reason? According to Forrester, live agents can cost up to $12 an …

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Why IVR Automation Allows for More Secure Phone Payments

Data security. Without it, and without your systems unerringly maintaining it, your business could fail for the simple reason that your customers expect data security above everything, even ease and convenience. Adding to the complexity is that health data must now be kept secure in addition to identifying data such as social security numbers and …

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Are You Overpaying to Process Transactions by Phone?

It’s a simple fact that no business survives without revenue coming in. While there are plenty of ways to collect payments, one of the most popular is the phone –and that’s where your contact center gets involved with this mission-critical process. When your customers call to make a payment, contact centers have two basic options: …

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Discover How to Complete More Payments with Automated IVR Phone Payment Apps

Processing payments over the phone is a fast, efficient way for companies to handle the collections process. The Trouble with Voice However… If we’re being honest, companies don’t want to spend a ton of money on their voice channel these days. Of course, that doesn’t mean that companies don’t need or want a voice channel–it’s …

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Visa Verified: Plum Voice Secures a Listing on Visa’s Global Registry of Service Providers

Plum Voice has been at the vanguard of voice channel and IVR security for years. We pride ourselves on offering reliable cloud communications products that are compliant with some of the most desirable security standards in existence. These include PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOC2. As of May 2018, we can now add Visa Verified to that …

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Incentivizing Customer Behavior Change: Customer Self-Service Trumps Hidden Fees

Customers Don’t Like Hidden Fees A recent Gizmodo article highlighted the fact that some telecom companies charge customers high fees for paying their bills over the phone with a representative. Depending on the company, these fees ranged from $5 to $8 per transaction. With the large customer bases these companies have, those fees could result in …

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