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Why aren’t you asking for feedback, every time?

NewImageWith all of the online communication tools you have, why aren’t you asking for feedback from every customer, every time? A simple email will do.

What customers think about each transaction is vital — it decides whether you’ll ever see them again.

You should care, and you should show customers that you care.

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Not everyone will respond, but the angry customers will, which gives you one more chance to save a relationship before you lose them forever. The business you save this way may be worth more than all the new sales you make each month.

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  1. Ross Walker November 19, 2012 at 9:22 am #

    Andy,

    Sometime these short and sweet posts are the best ones.

    One thing I wanted to discuss, you mentioned “but the angry customers will”. I run a Saas business that helps business survey their customers. We find that by replying to an upset customer (even within just 5 minutes or the concern) they are almost all calmed down. Almost like they are embarrassed, and become apologetic. Just acknowledging their concern can turn them into a client for life, not all of them, but many.

    The phrase “People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care” fits perfect here.

    Thanks.

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