Whenever you called the toll-free number printed on the back of your credit card, I was the voice that greeted you. Well, it greeted you eventually, after an automated robot-lady voice prompted you to press 1, then 4, then 9, then 1 again, then 0…you catch my drift. And I’ll have to admit, when you heard my voice, it was hardly a greeting at all. “Card Services, this is ____. May I have your name please?” My so-called greeting was hardly less robotic than the automated system you were just forced to navigate.
Haslam told the questioner on the issue, “That’s probably not the answer you would like, but I’ll be straightforward with you. I think you do have to look at total cost.” . . .
Another work you can do online is mystery shopping and survey-taking. A mystery shopper can be paid between $5 and $100 for every assignment he or she takes. He or she poses as an average customer who will critique the service of the site or the store itself. Should you decide to become a mystery shopper, you are expected to start small and work your way up. Companies which conduct researches look for articulate, reliable, and detail-oriented people. The better you perform, the higher pay you get. You can even get freebies from the job like laundry detergents and diapers. They may sound small, but they can save you a lot overtime.
Company Y is pleased with its American-call center software, and while it knows it can move those operations to India, opts to stay put. Its call volume and profit per customer are about the same as Company X’s.
Did you know that your blog can earn you big money? If you thought blogs were just static pieces of text, then think again! By maintaining your own blog, you can easily work at home while still earning big money online. You can write on the things you wish and ask for associated advertisers to sponsor ads on your site. These companies will surely be more than willing to place ads on your blog. So for example if your blog deals with a certain theme like jewelry, you could ask relevant sites that deal with jewelry, semi precious stones etc. to come sponsor ads on your blog. This way your ads get you revenue even while you sleep – literally! Thus blogs represent a perfect work at home business opportunity especially since they are so flexible and get you good money – every single day!
Relax: When we feel challenged, we feel stress. And when we are stressed out, we feel so weak,exhausted and down. We should never forget that our body still needs rest and relaxation. Going to a spa or a massage parlor and undergo some body relaxation is an excellent idea! Go out with your friends and loved ones. Have a good talk with them and be relieved for a while! Always remember, after all the you’ve been through, you still deserve a rewarding life though sometimes it caused you some stress. Just be reminded that you can be relaxed even though you’re working on a tight budget. Just be creative on how to unwind and be relax without spending too much.
Are you taking the time to gather the information you need to identify your real challenge when you are dealing with high volume calls or are you making dangerous assumptions?