July 31, 20180
Providing your customers with a great brand experience is key to maintain long-term and returning customers. But how do you successfully provide that experience? We’ve highlighted a few key points that lead to great customer experiences over time.
To create memorable and positive experiences, you should first know who exactly your customers are and what they like and don’t like. Understand what matters to them, what they care about and what makes them happy or willing to return to a business. You might be surprised at what you find out – but when you do, you can easily make an impact on your new and existing customers.
How do you find out what who and what your customers are all about? Start with the data. There are a few easy ways to get insights on your customers:
Once you’ve gathered customer data, you’ll be able to better understand just what your customers are looking for, what made them return to your business or even – what made them leave – allowing you to implement business improvements over time.
Add some personality to your brand and make it stand out. Engage with your customers (in-person and online) is a personable way. This will resonate with customers. Apply this to all elements of your business; from your online storefront, to social media engagement to your front-line staff. Doing so will allow your customers to make better connections with your business and brand – leading to more long-term customers.
Keep things consistent for customers across the board. If they’re an existing customer returning – they are returning for a reason. Once you’ve understood what makes your customers happy and engaged, it’s important to keep that momentum going by keeping their positive experience consistent at every visit. Mystery shopping services are a great tool for evaluating consistency once you’ve established those standards to ensure they are being maintained at every level of your business.
To get a better understanding of your customers and their experience with your business or brand, contact Shoppers Confidential. We offer unique and targeting mystery shopping services for a wide range of industries. Contact our experienced team to learn more.