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31 October 2019

Increase your greeting conversion rate

We’ve recently added a data breakdown to the greetings conversion report so it’s easier to decide which greeting needs some tweaking to bring more chats.

Greetings breakdown in LiveChat reports

Now, all greetings are displayed in a table with information about the conversion rate and the number of chats. You can also select a few of them from the list to compare their stats.

Want to see how it works? Log in to LiveChat and go to the greetings conversion report.

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2 October 2019

Check your live chat performance against the industry standard

Now you can track how you stack up against your competitors. To do it, view the benchmark data in the following reports: total chats, chat satisfaction, chat duration, response times.

One glance and you know if your chat satisfaction or first response time are up to customers’ expectations. Or if you need to work on some areas of live chat support in your business.

To see benchmark data, open one of the mentioned reports and flip on the toggle switch in the top right.

Please note that this feature will be available only on Business and Enterprise plans from November 1, 2019.

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9 September 2019

Get in touch with customers who left the queue

Now, you can send an email to a customer who left the queue right from the queue abandonment report. No more switching between tabs.

Send messages from the queue abandonment report in LiveChat

How it works

Go to the queue abandonment report and click on the Message button placed next to the customer’s name. Then, edit the message and send it. You can see both your messages and your customer’s replies in Tickets.

Please note that this feature is available with Business and Enterprise plans. To updgrade your plan, go to Subscription.

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21 August 2019

Admins can now manage subscription

Now administrators can manage the subscription as well as the owner. Which makes things easier when the owner isn’t the person who is in charge of LiveChat in your company.

Admin permission in LiveChat

If you don’t want particular admins to be able to access and change your subscription, you can remove their permission with one click.

All administrator accounts created before today don’t have the permission given by default. If you want to let them access the Subscription section, you need to add permission separately for each admin.

Read our help center article to learn how.

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22 July 2019

Stay on top of your goals with Weekly Summary

To make tracking LiveChat’s performance easier for admins and owners, we created the Weekly Summary. It’s an email that appears in your inbox every Monday, showing key LiveChat metrics from the last 7 days.

LiveChat weekly summary email

It contains the number of chats, greetings conversion, chat satisfaction levels, and many more. It also shows how the numbers compare to the previous 7 days.

Your Weekly Summary is turned on by default. If you want to turn it off, uncheck the Weekly Summary box in your profile settings.

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26 June 2019

Introducing redesigned Reports and new features

We’re coming to an end of the redesign of our app. One of the last steps is the Reports section. Besides the new, cleaner look, we’ve added a few long-requested features.

Look for trends with period comparison

Compare present with past data to see if you are on top of your goals. Whether it’s increasing customer satisfaction or decreasing the number of tickets.

Compare time periods for LiveChat reports

Schedule shifts with ease

Heatmaps are very useful when planning shifts, as they show the busiest time of the day visually. The darker the color, the bigger the workload for your agents. Heatmaps are available for the total chats, queued customers, and new tickets reports.

LiveChat Chats Heatmap

With all the changes, we made sure that all existing features are still there, so you don’t need to worry that something you use every day is missing.

Let us know what you think

Check out what else has changed in Reports and leave your feedback on our Community.

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18 June 2019

Improved chat widget is here

In the upcoming weeks, we want to introduce an exciting feature—chat history in the chat widget. Which means your customers will be able to view their previous chats when visiting your website again.

LiveChat chat history in the chat widget

To do that we had to make some improvements in the chat widget:

Pre- and post- chat survey answers displayed for the customers

Now your customers can see the info they provided both in the pre- and post-chat surveys.

Surveys in the LiveChat chat widget

The conversation is visible until the session is finished

Before, when the post-chat was on and the chat was closed, the customer couldn’t read the conversation anymore. And if they wanted to check something quickly, they had to start a new chat and ask for the information again. Now, when the chat is closed, the customer has access to what was written until they close the browser (or refresh the page).

Usability changes

We added a few interface changes to make things easier for your customers, like better readability in the Modern theme, or icons in the Smooth theme.

Please note that these changes are only available in the new chat widget. To switch to the new chat widget, go to Settings → Chat widget → Customization and click on Discover the new look. Confirm by hitting the Save button.

Test a new feature: Chat history

As mentioned before, we want to ship chat history in the chat widget soon. If you want to test this feature before we release it to all LiveChat customers – fill in this form. We’ll get in touch as soon as we’re able to launch it for you.

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29 May 2019

Introducing LiveChat Home

Meet your LiveChat Home. Where you can keep an eye on the most important metrics. See how many chats your agents are currently handling. And check if you are on top of your sales and support goals.

Home section in LiveChat

You can view the Home section by clicking on its icon in the menu. You will find it in the top left corner of the LiveChat app.

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3 April 2019

Tickets section got a new look

Another part of our app was redesigned. This time, we are happy to introduce the Tickets section with a fresh, new look.

redesigned ticket section

Now, you can quickly manage your tickets thanks to clear layout, intuitive filters, and neatly organized details. We’ve also added an All tickets tab so you can find a ticket even if you don’t know its status.

Learn more about what has changed from our post on LiveChat Developers Blog.

6 March 2019

Customize your Customer Details

From now on, you can decide what information (and in what order) is visible in Customer Details. All that, so you can have all the data about your customers close at hand.

customize your customer details

What’s even better, you can add these apps: UPS Delivery Status and Hubspot as widgets in Customer Details. Which means no more switching between tabs and more time to provide excellent customer support.

Learn more about Customer Details.
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