Automated Calling Software

LiveVox Automated Dialing. Definition of Automated Calling Software

Automated calling software is a type of software that call center agents use to make and receive calls. This tool works by automatically dialing numbers and connecting the person who answers to a live agent or to an IVR (interactive voice response system). Call centers use automated calling software to increase efficiency and maximize productivity during each shift. The software helps by eliminating the need to dial numbers manually one-by-one,  which adds up to a significant amount of time. 

Automated calling software can be programmed to dial numbers at random or from a specified list. Since the software connects only those customers who pick up the phone and bypasses busy signals and answering machines, agents spend more time focusing their efforts on high-value conversations. When answering customers are connected to an IVR, the system authenticates the customer and provides the reason for the call. If routine account maintenance is required, the customer can perform several of those tasks using the IVR. 

There are three different ways that automated calling software can be set to dial out. Predictive dialing improves productivity by dialing several numbers at once, connecting the first answering customer to a live agent. Progressive dialing works similarly to predictive dialing, except that it involves dialing only one number at a time. As soon as someone answers the phone, they are connected to a live agent. Power dialing only dials out when an agent is ready to make a phone call. This gives the agent time to revise a customer’s account before speaking with them. 

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An automated dialing system works by automating the process of making phone calls and sending text messages. The system will typically have a list of phone numbers that it will call or text. When the system makes a call, it will automatically dial the number and play a pre-recorded message. The system can also be configured to send out automated text messages. This feature is often found as part of a larger call center phone system.

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