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App of the Week: Stop Waiting On Hold, Have ‘Em Call You

Do you hate waiting on hold for a customer service rep to answer the phone?   How about that phone tree navigation system that nearly every company uses?  Don’t you just want to scream “representative” to the recorded voice that isn’t listening?

Oh yeah, there’s an app for that too. It’s called fastcustomer.com. The app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire and Chrome.  As long as you have an internet connection and a phone, you are in business.

It works like this:

Remember, you don’t have to watch the call progress.  The app is set up so once you hit the icon that says “Have ’em call you” you can leave the phone and move on to your other tasks.

How cool is that?  I say pretty darn cool.  The fastcustomer slogan is: “We wait on hold for you.  For Free”

It’s a free service to customers.  The participating companies pay to be listed.

For a closer look, go onto the website at www.fastcustomer.com and watch the short video.

I’ve tried it several times and it really works.  Each time a rep calls me, I’m amazed.  I’m not sure why.  Maybe because it seems like decades-or like maybe never-that a customer service rep called me.

This app is a “must have” on my phone.

Do you have an app to share?  Leave us a note in the comments section.