And what happens when a customer finally reaches a customer service rep? And then all is well with the world, right? The Nottingham School of Economics found that unhappy customers are more willing to forgive a company that offers an apology as oppose to being compensated.
Three months later, we received an email that said one of the connecting flights had been changed. I contacted customer service and managed to arrange to board a different flight in order to make the connecting flight with my family. Except for being on hold for 45 minutes, it was relatively straight forward.
No big deal, right? The next day we received an email confirmation that another connecting flight had been changed.
This led to me calling customer service every night for several weeks and being put on hold for hours without my problem being solved. And each time I called, I had to explain the problem from the beginning. And to make matters worse, after I explained the problem, I was told that they were sorry and if they could put me on hold again for no more than a minute.
Forty minutes later, the call would be disconnected. Fortunately, we managed to get on the connecting flights and enjoy our vacation.
Deliver what you promise to your customers and you will build their trust in you. Fail to deliver on what you promise and watch your relationship erode to nothing.
He does it because he has an issue that he needs help with. He just wants to get the problem fixed as soon as possible. So when a customer contacts you with an issue, try to resolve it as fast as you can.
Consider this story about how B. Dalton book seller went the extra mile for a customer. Dalton team went an extra mile for their customer. A lady went to buy a book that her son requested for Christmas. Staff member at B.
Dalton went through the store and stock inventory to find it. Unfortunately, they found none. Dalton team a lost sale of the book. However, they gained a determined, loyal shopper just by showing a little respect to the customer and her wishes 3.
Are they going to answer it? Are they ignoring me? Are they working on it? Send updates to the customer to report on its progress so that the customer is kept up-to-date.
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