2023 Guide: Improve Collections and Customer Service – Strategies for Successfully Reducing Risk and Improving Customer Retention
This practical report focuses on compassionate strategies to mitigate this rise in debt coupled with consumers’ decreased ability to pay. The strategies have new digital possibilities at its core, and is always respectful of both legal and ethical issues within both North America and the United Kingdom.REPORT
Three trends in consumer debt – and how to make sure your business stays aheadBLOG
As the nature of debt changes, so too must the way businesses respond. We reveal three trends in consumer debt and explain how you can ensure your business stays ahead of them.
The Devil's in the Detail: Design Considerations for Wise InterventionsBLOG
In the final article in our behavioural science crash course we detail the principle behind wise interventions. These are the pillars which support nudges for the public good. Read on to learn how to effectively design your nudges for success and the practical considerations to keep in mind to avoid failure.
Why your chatbots are making debtors more angryBLOG
If your customers are dissatisfied by the AI tools you have implemented, it’s a fault of the application not the technology. Chatbots are great for making happy customers happier but drastically fall down at dealing with more complex problems. Debt collection requires a better, more sophisticated, proactive solution.
Four pledges for ethical AI debt collectionBLOG
Create a better experience in debt recovery for both debtors and creditors with ethical AI debt collection
Maintaining and growing trust with AI commsBLOG
We are at the stage where AI is human-like enough to assist with elements of customer service and problem solving. For businesses that are investing in their AI capabilities, they need to make sure that everything they are doing is increasing the trust their customers have for them.
Forget the debt - focus on the future
The options for pursuing the long-term relationship strategy over short-term debt retrieval are growing, even when the relationship looks doomed. Here's how.BLOG
How to use AI as a butler, not a stalkerBLOG
A step-by-step guide that brands can use to get their customers used to being spoken to by AI and ensure their services remain trusted as they hand over responsibilities from humans to machines.
In debt for the first time – How your business needs to treat the new wave of debtorsBLOG
If done well, the way you handle debt collection can not only recover what you are owed, it could also work as something of a customer sales tool – keeping that customer with you as their finances restabilise.
Winning customers for life – how your debt strategy must work harder for Gen ZBLOG
Debts are soaring for Gen Zs entering the working world - a generation that's been hit hard by Covid-13 and it's many repercussions, along with a surge of new technologies replacing the entry-level jobs that would have been their career stepping stones. Let's talk about how you can win their favour as they enter this brave new world and help them to have successful, debt-free customer journeys. You may just win their loyalty for life.
Your strategy for communicating with the three types of debtorsBLOG
Not all debts are created equally. Some are easy to get back, others will be lost forever. Only by combining intelligent data capture with intelligent communication can you hope of finding out which is which on a mass scale. With proactive conversational AI, you can quickly probe your debtors to find out which levers you need to pull to guide the issue to a favourable resolution.
“Would you mind leaving the room please?”BLOG
It may be counter-intuitive to think that people might prefer to speak with a computer over a human being. But early experiments with AI revealed some illuminating human behaviours that are central to understanding our preference for non-judgemental entities in personal matters.
How not to collect debtBLOG
Don’t let your debt collection activities cause a scandal. There are plenty of tools available to help you keep out of the tabloids this winter.