Customers? How about Long Term Partners
The aspect of selling has been revolutionized to adapt to changing trends in the market. Business has become more of creating and maintaining relationships. Its will be in order to conclude that business is indeed very personal. The customers are the only permanent partners you will ever have. The customers dictate the demand, the preferences and the issues they would want addressed about the product or service. Customers are not just individuals but other businesses as well. The only way that you are succeeding in business is to have a consumer oriented mind behind your business operations.
A good thank you to your parents on the point of making new friends would be in order. With this skill you will always be in business. Using the internet to hold conversations with people and showing up in business seminars might do your business a whole lot of good. This may be the starting point of a long term relationship. Friends and family are about the best place to start when looking for customers. The list shouldn’t end there are other people in your list too. The people who are important to you in one way or another like your dentist , doctor , postman , mechanic or your hairdresser and barber might are other options. To get their attention you do not have to do as much and their impact on your business might even surprise you.
Talking could be effectively replaced by email marketing. Your customers could get the updates they need in any for including videos. It takes time to convince a person to work with you and this platform might just be it. The information they provide you with as they subscribe to your email could be better utilized to individualize the experience for them. There should always be an opportunity for clients to say what they feel about the business. It wouldn’t probably work better if they tell you as it is. It is always good or you because you can fix problems before they blow out of proportion and get to know how better you would improve your customers experience.
Receiving a token puts a smile on everyone’s face. Loyal customers are likely to find gifts and discounts very thoughtful. If you ask nicely they might want to help you advertise through word of mouth. It is amazing what good promoters your client base can be of your business. In exchange preferential treatment would be in order. You owe it to them for being a key determinant for the success your business might be enjoying in the present moment. Honesty is the corner stone of any business. The best behavior is to honor promises and to never stop following up and responding to clients even when things stall. If they could bank on you then you are rest assured they will understand when things don’t go according to plan but again its your responsibility to deliver.