Question: What is one of the most essential and crucial aspects of a business? Answer: Client communication. Your company will have a hard time thriving if you do not initiate and keep up effective client communication. What happens if your communication is lacking? Failure to communicate in the first place and/or then no follow up could mean fewer sales and lost opportunities. When it comes to profits and revenue, that’s going to result in a downward trend.
When it is so easy to keep in touch with clients and stay current on social media, it’s inexcusable to allow customers and the rest of the industry to forget about you because they haven’t heard from you, let alone about you.
We’re going to give you some tips as to how to do customer communications correctly.
A Steady But Relaxed Pace
Make sure you do your homework when you’re preparing to meet with the client. Whether they’re potential clients or new, do as much research about their needs and the client themselves as you possibly can. Get to know them.
Don’t short yourself on time when you have a discussion with them, either. Don’t make them feel like you’re rushed. Rather, show them that they matter,–you’ve got all the time the world for them.
Set Up Some Rules
The manner in which employees interact with clients should be established through clear guidelines if you’re running a large or medium company. So employees know how to act in and prepare for meetings, you should provide expectations and training for them. Enjoy the process. Be fun. Be simple. But make sure that you’re setting up clear rules when it comes to communications with clients as to how your company will manage emails, texts, phone calls, etc.
How Relevant Is Your Company?
Surely, you are aware of all you have to offer and your company. Be humble but go ahead and boast a little. Make sure that both you and your public is 100% familiar with your company’s prices, services, and delivery time to clients.
How’s your memory? If it’s not what it used to be, make sure that you write all of this information down so that you have it at the tip of your fingers. You don’t want to waste time when you have your client’s attention.
Client Communication Scheduling
On a regular basis, so that your clients are always thinking about you, keep in communication through a system. To help your customers stay connected, usually in the form of email, provide them with information through the development of a communication plan. Send out promotional information and sales information that could get them interested in shopping with you, looking you up again, and generally just checking back in with you.
Don’t be afraid to add a personal touch to your communications.
A PR Company That Will Get You Noticed, and Keep You Noticed!
At JoTo PR Disruptors, we have a complete understanding just how crucial client communication not only can be… but is. If you are not communicating with your public, you will soon lose any grasp you may have on them and the industry. You’ve heard the phrase, “Out of sight – out of mind.” It wouldn’t be a stretch to substitute “out of contact” for “out of sight.” The public has to know you’re there, you’re current, and you care. Creating a strategic communications plan takes timely and accurate marketing intelligence. You can count on us to make sure that your plan and its communication doesn’t miss the mark. Contact us today to see how we can help you get in touch and stay in touch with customers, potential customers, the industry, and the rest of the world.