Customer Retention

24.7.365 That is the minimum acceptable availability time you should offer. Ever order anything on the internet after 10 o’clock at night? Of course, you have.  Everyone has. Could you have gone out to the store at 11 o’clock at night? Or bought that toy at midnight? People buy automobiles nowadays at 1am and think […]

One of the main reasons “customer satisfaction” is a meaningless statistic is that it is not predictable, let alone measurable, as related to business growth. Right about all customer satisfaction people, from marketing to award companies, are saying to me that I am a “know-nothing” human who has no concept of business. “You must have […]

Do simple things that will make clients and customers Raving Fans of your business and talk to everyone they know about you.

If you always putting your customer’s interests first, you will find it will help you in ways you may not see at first.

In a previous post, I went over ideas on how to Wow a customer. Here’s another thought I had on that topic. The Art of Listening. You are probably saying that you do listen. You hear every word a prospect or customer is saying, or do you? Here is an example of what I mean. […]

Added Value You’re probably saying, “ What is he saying?” You can call it anything you like. Upsell, etc. To me it is adding onto a sale after a person purchases. Here’s a few examples. In retail it could be when a purchase is made for suede upholstery. You could ask, without hard selling and […]

Because of all of the choices your customers have everything just seems to look alike. How does your business distinguish itself? I have found that it always is the Experience that the customers have with your business. The reality is that the only people who talk about your exceptional service that counts is your customers. […]

A friend of mine, Ron Beard, sent me the link below and I was so impressed with the message that I would like to share with you what I believe to be the most cost effect and creative way to make you business stand-out from the others. Be Creative With Your Customer Service. Make your […]

An ongoing challenge for any company is the retention of customers. It is well known that getting new customers costs much more than maintaining ones already doing business with you. Here are just a few things you can do in the customer care arena to retain customers:  Be Responsive: respond quickly when a customer contacts […]

It always surprises me that most companies never put themselves in their customers’ or prospects’ position.   I say this because I see so many companies that make doing business with them so hard. For example, if someone calls your company and a telephone operator is their first contact, can that operator make a compelling response […]

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