NB The article is originally produced in Danish
The most important part of your business is your customers. Without them, you have no one to sell your products to, and it can hardly be underestimated how important satisfied customers are for whether you get more customers. Learn more about the importance of customer satisfaction and how to attract more satisfied customers with nps.today.
Many companies overlook how investing in customer satisfaction can create value. It may seem like the most important thing is to focus on your product and believe that then the customers will probably follow suit. It does not have to be completely wrong either. But in fact, satisfied customers are absolutely essential for you and your company to go further with your product. As an organization, you therefore go a long way with a customer satisfaction survey. Through satisfied customers, you and your company can collect valuable data about the target group, which can be a help in the development of your product. In addition, a satisfied customer will in many cases also lead to a new customer. Finally, it is six times cheaper to sell to already existing than new customers. In addition, a customer satisfaction survey also helps you find the dissatisfied customers. It may seem paradoxical to take advantage of getting rid of customers, but in this case, it’s actually for the best. Dissatisfied customers will not feel great loyalty or have good things to say about the company. It can, by its very nature, give bad publicity that you have the best of being without.
Does good customer service mean satisfied customers?
Many people associate customer satisfaction with customer service. Of course, this is an important part of the overall experience, but customer service is just a small part of the dialogue with the customers. At least that’s how it should be if you want to improve your services and your brand. In this way, your overall business is affected by how satisfied your customers are. Satisfied customers are loyal customers. Many customers naturally value good customer service, but there are several places you can invest to increase the overall customer satisfaction in your company. Specifically, it is an advantage to show your customers interest. Your customers will feel valued if you ask for their opinion. It also means that your customers will feel more connected to the company and thus remain loyal. When customers have shown themselves willing to provide the company with help through valuable feedback through a satisfaction survey, it is of course important that you make it clear to them that you are listening. You can do this, for example, by contacting the customer and following up on how you have solved any challenges and problems.
Create satisfied customers through satisfied employees
An often overlooked part of the key to satisfied customers is the importance of satisfied employees. If you want to increase customer satisfaction, it also requires that both existing and new customers meet happy and committed employees. It gives a good overall impression of the company. A high level of employee satisfaction also means that your employees think more creatively and come up with innovative proposals to improve everything from products and services to the company’s processes. Satisfied employees thus provide both the company with external and internal benefits. If you want to ensure profitable, long-term growth, it is not enough just to focus on customer satisfaction, but to a large extent also employee satisfaction; the two things are connected. In most cases, it will also create better collaboration between employees, which often leads to increased productivity and job satisfaction.
Meet a need and get satisfied customers
If you want a satisfied customer, it is necessary to identify the customer’s underlying needs. You will find that if you know your customers well. Here, the satisfaction survey is an important tool that can help you identify what works both well and badly for customers in relation to your products and services. The survey can also give you insight into several areas where you can make a difference for the customer. At nps.today, we are specialists in customer relations, and we can help you both research and increase the general customer satisfaction in order to create satisfied and loyal customers, but also to make valuable analysis of the collected data. We offer several programs and packages that can create better customer satisfaction in your particular company. We also offer several events, mini-workshops and webinars that can give you inspiration on how to work purposefully with customer surveys and NPS in your organization. Finally, contact us and hear more about what we can do for you. You are also more than welcome to seek inspiration in our knowledge bank or read more about us, our values and our mission here.