How to Respond 30x Faster and Never Miss a Big Client (+Free Tools)

Check how B2B companies can use live chat and chatbots to build lasting relationships with customers. Learn how digital transformation professionals win more clients using Tidio the right way.

It’s no secret that online stores use live chat and chatbots with awesome results.

After all, there are many potential customers who are easy to attract and plenty of products that are rather easy to sell. The sales funnels in eCommerce are short and the profits add up. 

But what about other industries?

For instance, can a digital transformation consulting company from Central Europe use the same live chat to connect with potential clients?
Digital transformation company – adaptation of a new digital customer service tool

The short answer is: yes, it can. 

Digital transformation company - adaptation of a new digital customer service tool
Timeline of bPol’s story

Today, we want to share the story of Martyna and bPol.

Read on to find out how they managed to:

  • Inspire trust by reducing their response time down to 3 minutes
  • Improve their website UX and lower the bounce rate
  • Use chatbots to qualify leads on autopilot

If you are interested in learning more about Tidio chatbots used in various industries, check out:
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Digital Transformation Consulting Agency: Background

bPol is a software/digital transformation consulting company based in Warsaw, Poland. They have operated since 2005 and gradually added new types of services. Today, they focus on software engineering, digital consulting, cloud infrastructure services, and UI/UX design.

A website used by a digital transformation consulting agency

The developers and UX designers from bPol have worked on multiple projects for clients from all over the world, for example, French pharmaceutical, food & beverage companies.

What Is Digital Transformation?
Digital transformation is the process of replacing traditional business solutions with digital ones. Digital transformations agencies help companies to make the best choices and technological adjustments.

Challenges

Hiring an external software development team or booking a consultation about your digital transformation strategy differs from buying a pair of trousers.

Consequently, offering B2B coding services online can be a tough nut to crack.

Here are just some of the typical problems companies like bPol have to face:

  • Fierce competition
  • Hard-to-find audience
  • Convoluted sales funnel

It’s hard to stand out from the rest. It’s hard to get a lead. And it’s even harder to convert them into paying customers.

Seems like a tough line of work, right?

It all pays off in the long run, though. You strike gold from time to time and score a big client that will make up for all your efforts. Do you remember Alex and his high ticket dropshipping business? The principle is pretty much the same.

Most of bPol’s customers leave more than $100,000.

A perfect customer would check your portfolio, read your FAQ page, fill out the contact form, and wait for your response. Patiently. Yet still maintaining this I’m-ready-to-start-doing-business momentum.

That can’t be too hard, right?

Bzzt. Wrong answer. That “perfect scenario” almost never happens.

Sure, you can just leave your visitors on their own and hope for the best. Or you can take matters into your own hands!

Goals

bPol’s primary goal was to engage visitors immediately after they land on the website.

A quote from account manager at digital transformation company

It is not surprising that Martyna and the rest of the bPol team keep abreast of modern digital trends. After all, it’s their job. It only felt natural that live chat and chatbots were the best way to approach their problems.

Chatbots can:

  • Improve User Experience
  • Boost engagement
  • Increase conversions
  • Qualify leads
  • Book calls
A bot used by digital transformation company to greet new customers

On the other hand, live chat has given them the opportunity to connect with visitors and start building a relationship from the very first minutes.

🚀 Read more: 25 Best Shop Introduction and Welcome Message for Online Businesses

Traditional Marketing vs Account-Based Marketing

bPol installed Tidio several months ago.

The very first thing that they noticed right after adding the widget? Their bounce rate dropped by half.

It was a good sign.

They needed to decide what type of marketing strategy would be the best. 

Traditional marketing vs account-based marketing

Now— 

Each of these funnels looks perfectly fine in and of itself. But what would happen if we mixed things up a bit? 

Maybe conversational marketing and chatbot marketing could be the missing link between the two funnels?

🚀 Read more: Conversational Marketing Simple Guide to Boost Engagement

Process & Results

Traditional marketing and account-based marketing combined together

Martyna and bPol wanted to use a framework that makes use of their website traffic and combines traditional lead nurturing techniques with the conversational approach of account-based marketing.

She says that it is far easier to book a call with a potential customer after talking via live chat.

After all, she is not selling a product! She needs to present herself and her colleagues as a team of cooperative, responsive, and confidence-inspiring people ready to start work and help you solve any problems right away.

A quote from account manager at digital transformation company

Martyna can read messages from potential customers and answer back any time of day.

Sounds like a chore?

She hardly even notices! 

Initially, different people at bPol took turns as live chat operators. But as soon as Martyna discovered the mobile app, she realized that she can handle everything on the go by using her smartphone.

A mobile app used for sending messages

Writing business emails can be a chore but chatting with customers online feels just like instant messaging.

Emails need to be thought-out and it feels perfectly normal that you answer within several hours or the next day. Martyna admits that, usually, customers receive an email reply from her within 1,5h. But she can reply to a chatbot message in a matter of 3 minutes.

Martyna hasn’t logged into the Tidio panel ever since, because the mobile app has everything she needs.

But what about the customers who are not ready to talk just yet?

They don’t have to.

An automatic message sent by digital marketing consulting agency

If someone chooses the option to speak with a human, Martyna receives a notification on her smartphone and she will jump right into the conversation.

A decision flow

However, if potential customers choose the option to shop around, a chatbot will try to steer them in the right direction. Needless to say, it’s a great way to qualify leads.

A pop-up widget displayed to incoming visitors
Create a similar chatbot 🤖

Key Takeaways

What are the most important lessons that we can learn from bPol?

  • The mobile app is the most convenient way to talk with visitors if handling live chat is something you do on the side
  • A live chat widget helps to build trust and lowers your bounce rate
  • It is OK to combine different marketing strategies and figure out what approach works best for your business
  • Tidio can be used successfully by B2B companies

Bonus: Tutorial

To create a workflow like the one used by bPol you should:

1) Install the mobile app (you need it to receive push notifications about the customers who want to chat)

2) Learn how to incorporate the Notify Operators node into your chatbots

The first part is very easy. Type “Tidio” in the search bar of your app store. The official mobile app should pop up as the top result.

You can also choose one of the options right below:

Once you install the app, you can sign in and go to the Notifications section in the Settings panel. Make sure that the push notifications are enabled.

Let’s test it out!

We’ll create a simple notification bot. It will send notifications to your phone when someone visits a specific page on your website.

Tidio editor

The mobile app does not have access to the editor. To add and edit bots you need to sign in on your computer.  Go to the Chatbots panel (the “play” icon in the menu on the left) and choose the + Add from scratch option.

Tidio editor

Select Visitor opens a specific page for the initial trigger.

Tidio editor

Add the exact address of the page in the first node. Then attach the Notify Operators node.

Tidio editor

Write the notification message and save your chatbot.

Tidio editor
Create & Add This Bot Now

Activate it and try it out. Visit the address and check what happens. You can also send it to your friends.

See? It wasn’t difficult at all. You can now set up notifications for anything. 

🚀 Read more: How to Build a Chatbot Without Coding

Try adding a chatbot that asks a question and then sends a notification if somebody selects a specific answer. The bPol’s chatbot does exactly that and it helped them to book many calls!

Good luck.

Background information

Website

www.bpol.net

Industry

Internet/Software Development

Plan

Chatbots

Favorite Features

Incoming Visitor
Desktop & mobile apps

Results

Reduced response time to 3 minutes & generated 5x more leads on autopilot.

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