7Cs of Customer Communication for Effective Customer Service, Customer Success and Inside Sales teams

The 7Cs of Customer Communication addresses the fact that communication in the workplace changes rapidly. It has done, it is doing, it’ll continue to do so. What’s more, we all need to adapt to these changes to remain effective. It’s all too easy get ‘lazy’ and treat your customers and colleagues like you do your […]

Plain on the tin, complex underneath

Recruited as Head of Sales & Marketing at clinical decision support software developer, Plain Healthcare in 2005. Promoted to Board after less than 2 years. Left when business sold to Advanced Health and Care at the end of 2013. Clinical decision support content at heart of products was NICE-accredited and contained over 1 million words. […]

Custometrix: freelance consultant, interim director/manager

An independent consultancy, Custometrix Ltd supplied marketing, sales, CRM and inside sales consultancy services, as well as interim management. Between 2000 and 2005, it had numerous clients including:   INTERIM MANAGEMENT Caribaya Inc. was a multi-media contact centre based in Barbados. As interim CEO, my role was to get it operational, train the staff, acquire first clients […]

Building a Call Centre for NextCall Telecom

NextCall was an early-mover in the telecoms wholesale market, reselling services from BT & Energis. They had initially outsourced all of their direct sales, provisioning and customer service work. They became dissatisfied with the service their main call centre provider gave them but loved what Heroes of Telemark provided. We were resolving customer service issues, mainly. So […]

Telemarketing of Heroic Standards

Heroes of Telemark was established as telemarketing agency for B2B clients. Based in Bishops’ Stortford, Hertfordshire we focussed on lead generation, call handling and market research. A wide range of clients included IT and technology companies (Servo Computer Services, Keyence, CDI Technologies), insurance (The Source, Mobile Doctors), public sector (Bedfordshire County Council, The Labour Party) […]