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Over Delivering The Secret To Wow Your Customers & Earn Their Precious Loyalty  

Over overdeliver wowing service .The new name of the game in customer satisfaction is now customer experience. Good Service is not enough anymore. Giving just good service to your customer does not distinguish anymore you from your neighbor competitor...
It is the minimum your customers expects from you a the business owner. So you have to break the barrier of the just good to jump into excellence in your customer service. That means in standard terms for the customer satisfaction score meter to qualify with 9 and 10 in your customer satisfaction surveys. But, watch out because you're competing against a market that is rising the bar.

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Over-delivering, offers your company a massive advantage over competitors, especially if you don't already have an established reputation. It's something anyone can do with little effort that produces incredible results.

But How Over-Delivering Works And Touch The Heart Of Your Audience

This is how it works:
As you can read below it's not rocket science but the heartfelt commitment to care about wowwing and delighting  your customers.
Make a promise. This is what you will do for your customer (your product or service). Then, when you deliver as you said you would, you go further and give them a little something more. This exceeds their expectations, blows them away, and creates a "wow" experience.
Average businesses produce average results. Good businesses offer good results. But a business that over-delivers creates a unique and memorable experience. It's a great opening move for a long-lasting, win-win relationship with your audience.

​​​​Let me tell you short story of what I am saying...many years ago while living in Houston Tx, a group of my family took a taxi to go to the Gallery Mall. But somehow, the taxi driver tried to get some extra money by giving more turns and making the short trip longer...To make the story short they took the id of the driver and reported the incident to the taxi company.
Just a few days later we received a letter of apologies accompanied by a check reimbursing the overcharge. The letter was written with a personal touch that still many years later I remember that gesture and over-delivery by the taxi company.

Here are some ways you can over-deliver.

Under-Promise and Over-Deliver

One method is to work backwards. What service can you offer your customers? Maybe you can set the goal post back so that you under-promise.

For example, let's say that you're a website designer and a client approaches you about a job. You can finish the job in three days, but you tell them you can have it done in five. Then, when you send the work through in three days, the client's expectations are exceeded. 

Save Time or Money

The best wow experiences for a customer save them time or money. In the case above, delivering work early saves the client time. Now that they have the content, they can go ahead and move forward. If you offer a discount on a purchase, this saves the person money.

The key is to surprise the customer with it. It shouldn't be a regular part of your operations, like a point card. With a point card, the customer knows that every 10th purchase gets the next one free. The key to wowing your customer is to offer something that saves them money or time out of the blue and with no strings attached.

Consistent Wowing

You should create consistent "wow" experiences for your customer. In order to do this, you need to identify ways to exceed customer expectations that you can do on a continual basis. It can't be something terribly expensive or draining of your resources.

Start by asking yourself what you can do. For example, you can personally reach out to each client with a "thank you" email after each job. This is a good way to follow up and get feedback, as well as keep you on their radar. With this "thank you" email, you could offer a discount on the next purchase or some other goodie that doesn't cost you anything.

Over-Deliver with Apologies

A great time to over-deliver is when you've made a mistake or fallen short of expectations. Take the example of when a customer returns a faulty product. This is an excellent opportunity for you to wow them with service that goes above and beyond. Rather than trying to simply satisfy the customer, give them a gift or something else that shows them how much you appreciate their patronage.

Conclusion

Over-delivering can be done in such a way that it doesn't cost you anything extra. But even a small thing can go a long way in building a great relationship with your customers. 
When to the over-delivery commitment you add the personal touch and wow attitude in your sales and service group you become an unforgettable wow experience for your customers and they reward you with their loyalty. 


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About the Author Carmelo Humphrey

Info Business Products and Services - Wow Info Products. Blogger at www.carmelohumphreyplus.com where I offer Heart and Hands to help other people to go from where they are now to where they want to be. Self Help, Health & Fitness, Internet Marketing and Wealth Creation are my passion topics...

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