Customer Service is now a tweet in winds of cyberspace. LinkedIn demonstrates the new era of NO customer service and POOR customer experience.
@astronglady We’re waiting for your response to our email. If you need us to resend our email – let me know. Thanks! /Kat @astronglady Looks like we’re just waiting for your response in order to reinstate your account. Reply to the ticket directly. -STH
I sent my response from my ipad to Selma. I resent it to Kat this morning (7/15/14).
Does Linkedin model the new form of #customerservice and #customerengagement? If so I think it sucks!
I do not feel like an ally (as touted in the post below) or a valued customer of LinkedIn. The following article touted by LinkedIn should first be read by LinkedIn and its staff, then principles applied to LI customers (defined as users of LinkedIn).
Please heed these words from the article: “You can’t build a trusting relationship on a foundation of dishonesty and self-deception.”
Restore Trust at Work with These 3 Words
My response to Selma (sender of LI email) at LinkedIn :
After the above correspondence that started last evening, the following was the Email Response from LinkedIn this morning.
LinkedIn re-sent the same email without LISTENING or responding to my concerns. Failure to Listen is one of the biggest pitfalls of businesses that eventually FAIL.
LinkedIn wasted my time and theirs by sending the same letter, knowing I received it and responded. Either kick me out of LinkedIn permanently or unlock my account. I committed no violation.
An example of Failure to Listen: LINKEDIN Re-sent the same email after our Customer Support Tweets
1. Please Stand Your Ground: Get Armed!
2. LinkedIn and Some Blocked Members Responses To Police Brutality and Racism
LinkedIn and Some Blocked Members Responses To Police Brutality and Racism
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http://lnkd.in/bSNpVTh feel for you Angela RM Crane, M.D. When it doesn’t make sense ask for a dollar?
LinkedIn Models BAD Customer Service
LinkedIn Models BAD Customer Service
Customer Service is now reduced to tweets in winds of cyberspace. LinkedIn demonstrates the new era of NO customer service and POOR customer experience. Linkedhelp tweeted: LinkedIn Help @…
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Claude Boulet I know its hard plugging but keep at them.
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Hello Angela. You can do it. Concede somewhat, live it all.
Hi Claude, I haven’t tried my LinkedIn account yet but it should be unblocked based on the tweet.
That is great news.
I did try my LI account yesterday, and I am indeed unblocked.
Should it have taken a plan of attack? to unblock my LinkedIN account? NO, but I am pleased it was unblocked without me bending over and signing off to guilt.
I tweeted Reid Hoffman, and I know Claude and others helped tremendously…Thank You
I will share my response to LI latest email that provides a tad more detail about the complaint.
I thank everyone for their support–eyes and ears–you read and listened to my rants.
Glad you were unblocked. When I was blocked I took it one step further and reported them to BBB. I got action the next day. 🙂
How are things?
I must admit this was a rare opportunity and rare moment of creativity on my part. Who better to take your complaints seriously than the founder himself and Reid Hoffman did.
However, my schedule no longer includes Linkedin so I will have to transition gradually….. right now I am busy….Further….the trauma. hehehehe
Yeah, I tweeted to him too. He never responded so not sure he acted but BBB did and LI sent me a response with the BBB note below it so they got that. Not sure is Reid even reads his tweets… but glad you got your self unblocked! I am actually proud of you for standing up for yourself and not being concerned about pissing others off! Tap your shoulders for me please! 🙂 I am doing great! I am busy fighting the medical system. These guys stand up for themselves like hey were to unzip their twins if they said “bad boy” to a hospital! I got a skilled nursing fined now twice, caught a PA practicing without license, etc. So one in the dust several times over… but 4 more hospitals to go and 15 docs, 2 pharmacies, and 1 nurse in addition to the PA and the place that got screwed. Is it taking all my effort and energy to see this through! Not able to be active in much. Also, my migraine book is now taking off and people are recovering like magic… so now I am getting a lot of FB comments from new starters on how to and what. Many people have already dropped all drugs and are biking their lives away without a single migraine. I tell you; I am hated by the industry! But I love it! 🙂
Yeah, he is too important to respond directly, ,,,but LinkedIn Help immediately appeared on Twitter requesting to be of assistance to me. And then again the following day when my account still was not unblocked. At that point I became a bird tweeting Reid Hoffman, Harvard Biz Review and LinkedIn help incessantly.
I thought the matter resolved; clarity at last but, unfortunately, that was not the case. LinkedIn decided to take down my post, “Stand your Ground” To take post down today makes no sense Claims not related to work. Police officers are workers and their victims also.
I do not like the games played on LinkedIN. Clearly, I am not a valued member and I promised never to do business with people who do not value me.
I agree! I fight with tooth and nail. Read my latest blog on what I discovered about brand name versus generic drugs… I went into the chemistry… wow…
You have a lot of work ahead of you; you are committed and will accomplish.
Oh I think Reid Hoffman is a nerd and reads what he tweets. He and Harvard Biz tweeted about a lens through which to view employees as allies. I asked if customers were allies on LinkedIn. I also explained I could not read the article being discussed because LinkedIn blocked my account so I had no access. LinkedHelp showed up but did not read and kept asking the same question.
Would not respond as to exactly what was offensive. Workers and their victims of law enforcement are not count as workforce according to LinkedIn and their valued members.
In addition, LinkedIn offered No explanation as to how blocked members accessed my account.
How can I put my trust in such a business? I could be locked out at any moment by anyone without warning by LinkedIn. Why would I trust business contacts and information to an unreliable platform?
I am dissatisfied and will take my business elsewhere. LinkedIn did not even honor a simple agreement for 24 hours:
The following day I continued to tweet linkedHelp, Reid Hoffman and Harvardbiz. the latter (harvard Biz) may explain my issues with LinkedIn By morning my account was unblocked. This morning they made a unilateral decision I gather in concert with valued members to remove my post,
Now I may have responded to this already ….hope I was consistent.
If we could get most LI users to “strike” and dump their accounts, LI would have to close its doors. They are a public company. We can always blow the whistle since they live off of us.
Oh what a splendid idea,, Doña Quichotte.
What? They unblocked you without your permission? Damn!