A Quick And Easy Guide To Improving Customer Satisfaction

Two of the focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. A key to any business is customer satisfaction. Improving your customers’ satisfaction will assure their continued patronage of your business. The following contributed post is entitled, A Quick And Easy Guide To Improving Customer Satisfaction.

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Improving customer satisfaction is one of the best ways to keep your audience coming back to work with you time and time again. It’s also a fantastic way to gain referrals, slowly building your client base. Ensuring your customers are satisfied with how you work with them will help you to grow your business, and develop a strong reputation. Anybody can start a business these days, and it’s important to note that customers rarely come back to you because of your product – they will come back because of the service they have received.

Below, we’ll take a look at quick and easy ways to improve customer satisfaction. Take a look.

  1. Ask for Feedback
    You can’t go wrong when you ask for feedback. The thing about feedback is, if you don’t ask for it, you’ll rarely get it – unless a customer is unhappy. Ask them to review products they purchased recently, or fill in a quick questionnaire. This insight is valuable, so make sure you use it once you have it.
  2. Personalize Each And Every Interaction
    Personalizing each interaction with your customers will make them feel valued. Make sure you have a way to track all interactions, and ensure each employee takes a personable approach with them. You can remain professional while showing the customer that you remember them and that they are important to your business.
  3. Give Clients A Dedicated Account Manager
    A dedicated account manager often means your customers will build up a rapport with the employees they are working with. Ensure your team realizes how important building these relationships is. It’ll be so much easier for your customer when they can speak to the same person if they need to – and this is what will keep them coming back.

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  1. Aim To Communicate In Various Ways
    Some people like speaking on the phone, others prefer email. Make sure you provide various methods of communication so that every preference is catered to. You can even use services like Textbetter.com to send clients reminders of their appointments in text form.
  2. Really Hone Your Customer Service Techniques
    Customer service is key, so make sure everybody who has direct interactions with your customers are trained to the fullest extent.
  3. Make Sure Customer Service Reps Are All On The Same Page
    All of your customer service reps should be on the same page. There’s nothing worse than receiving great customer service, only to then be let down the next time you need something.
  4. Make Working With You An Experience
    A customer should enjoy the entire experience of working with you. From the packaging, to the instructions, and even your tone of voice, make sure they enjoy the experience.
  5. Find Ways To Show Your Customers You Care
    Showing your customers you care is an ongoing process. You could:

● Send freebies
● Give discounts
● Host competitions
● Randomly refund their order

Some ideas might not seem great for business, but it’s a small price to pay to keep a lifelong customer.

How will you improve customer satisfaction?

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.