Maintain Customer Relationships Post-Sale

Maintain Customer Relationships Post-Sale
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Customer Relationships are built on a timeline and are key to any business. The initial sale is just the beginning – post-sale interaction helps you build customer relationships. Once you find customers, you must consider how to manage your relationship with them. According to the Harvard Business Review, “acquiring a new customer is anywhere from five to 25 times more expensive than an existing one”. So, it’s easier to sell more products to existing customers than new ones, which is why post-sale interactions are important. 

In recent years, the focus has been shifted to customer service and customer relationships, and the whole business world revolves around it. How can you build long-term customer relationships? There are several ways to do this including encouraging customer feedback, featuring your customers, encouraging referrals, rewarding customer loyalty, and educating your customers regularly. 

Get all your customer data in one place

There was a time when the marketing and sales teams were working in data silos and were at each other’s throats at every opportunity. By integrating systems/apps that marketing, sales, and customer service with centralized CRM, that gives a 360-degree of every customer interaction. Hence all the teams get on the same page and such transparency can be more helpful for customer retention post-sale. 

Educate your customers regularly in a more personalized way

After getting all of the customer information, you can now take control of the customer relationship and use the data to provide personalized experiences through emails, messages, etc. You can use the data to segment your customers and send them personalized emails via MailChimp. It’s a great way to build your customers’ confidence in your expertise and retain them. After your customers have purchased from you once, it is very important to educate them on regular basis to keep them connected with your business. You have to keep them delighted and provide them a reason to buy from you again.

 

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