As a small business owner, you are always looking for ways to increase sales. Getting new customers is great but you should look at having your existing customers come back to buy more. Increasing customer loyalty can increase your bottom line.
Here are some ways to turn customers into brand fanatics:
Businesses that over-promise and under-deliver never fail to frustrate customers. But if you under-promise and over-deliver, customers are thrilled! Beating customers’ expectations encourages them to return to you because they know you will go above and beyond for them. It makes them feel special and lets them know you appreciate them.
Don’t just sell to people. Build relationships with them. Most people don’t want to be around people who are always selling. That gets tiring!
When you build a relationship with a potential customer, you’re building trust. With trust, sales will come.
Educate your customers
One of the best ways to build relationships with customers is to provide them with information. By sharing information about your industry, you show them that you are an expert in your business. This information also helps make your customers smarter and leads to top-of-mind awareness. This is how past customers return to buy more and they then refer your company to potential customers.