October 28, 2020

Best Remote Teaching Platforms

If the shift to remote teaching has you scrambling, you’re not alone. Millions of teachers, instructors, and coaches are having to adapt on the fly, preparing lesson plans without their usual toolbox of hands-on activities and personal interactions with students. […]
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October 28, 2020

Top Tactics for Switching to Remote Teaching

Are you struggling to get your head around the brave new world of remote teaching? It can be immensely frustrating, especially after years of honing your skills in the classroom. Even though switching to remote teaching can seem daunting at […]
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October 28, 2020

Beginner’s Guide to Remote Teaching

We did it. Call the history book companies, because 2020 is finally the year we all stopped being scared of living virtually and found out how many things actually can be done from home. Just ask teachers! Despite all the […]
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October 28, 2020

5 Essential Tools to Take Your Remote Teaching to the Next Level

In the past, technology in the classroom was often a distraction, a hindrance, or something you needed to put away until after the bell.  In the days of remote teaching, however, technology has become your best friend. Lectures, assignments, quizzes, […]
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September 25, 2020

Introducing: Phone Rentals

You already know FluentStream as the best communications provider for small businesses. It’s a responsibility that we take seriously. It’s why we’re constantly working on more ways to make life easier for the small businesses that we work with. It’s […]
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August 28, 2020

How a Modern Phone System Helps You Deal with Difficult Customers

Imagine you’re waiting to get picked up for a first date… They’re late. It’s hot. You’re already annoyed and sweating way too much. Your last conversation took a weird turn but you talked yourself into going anyway. And then they […]
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August 28, 2020

Different Types of Difficult Customers and How to Deal with Them

If your business has been open for more than a few minutes, you’ve most likely dealt with a difficult customer. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, or whether the problem was actually something you could control. Some customers are […]
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August 28, 2020

10 Tactics for Dealing with Difficult Customers

It’s 6:45 pm on a Friday… Most of your team has packed up and left for the weekend… Jeff the new guy is the only support agent still in the office… Suddenly a call comes in… It’s one of your […]
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August 27, 2020

How To De-Escalate a Customer Complaint Call in 3 Simple Steps

If you’re like me, de-escalating a customer service call is the closest you ever want to get to being an FBI hostage negotiator. The stakes are lower, but the sense of accomplishment when everyone (except I guess the hostage taker) […]
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