Top Ways to Make Things Easier for Your Customers

No one wants their potential customers to give up and spend their money elsewhere. So one of your top priorities as a business should be making things easier for everyone. The easier it is to buy what you’re selling, the faster people can become your customers. They’ll be much more inclined to buy from you if the purchase process is simple. When you’re a social seller, making things easier for your customers is partly about connecting with them. But it’s not all down to the quality of the conversations you have. Concentrate on the factors below if you want your customers to have an easy time.

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Simplify Payment

Paying for their products might seem like one of the last steps in the purchase process. In fact, there are many things that come after it. For example, delivering the order and providing customer support should still be priorities. However, payment is of course the most important part of the process. It’s when you secure the sale, so you want to make sure it goes ahead. If payment takes forever or is too complicated, you face the risk of customers abandoning you. Luckily, simplifying things is easy. Using a service like Payline Data, you can make things easier for your customers in-store, online and on mobile. You can bring together all your payment methods. Customers can pay wherever and however they like.

 

Be on Top of Customer Service

Excellent customer service is essential for any business. If you’re a social seller, it should be a top priority even more than anyone else. When you contact a company, how long are you prepared to wait for an answer? Depending on the method of contact, you might be willing to wait a couple of days. However, you might want an instant response. You especially would want one when using social media or making a phone call. If you’re a social seller, your customer service via social media should be especially on point. Make it easier for your customers to talk to you by being available during set hours.

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Make Finding Information Easy

Customer service channels are perfect for solving queries and problems. But people shouldn’t have to use them to find out basic information. It’s a waste of your time and theirs. If you want to make it easier for people to make a purchase decision, you should give them all the essential information they need. Don’t skimp on the text and images you offer them on product pages. Give them all they need to make an informed decision.

 

Be Trustworthy

Building trust between your brand and your customers can be easier to do if you use social media. It’s an excellent way to have real conversations with people and show your human side. However, it’s not all about talking to your customers. There are other ways you should build trust too. For example, your website should be secure and appear safe to visitors.

 

Customers don’t want to have to go through a lengthy and complicated purchase. Do whatever you can to make things easier for them.


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Posted February 1, 2016 by Ben Martin - Social_Ben in category Uncategorized

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I am a gadget man, a film lover, Husband and proud father and not least proud to be an IBM'er. Currently working across the globe helping seller to create better connections with clients through the use of Social Media. Please feel free to contact me if I can help I will. (my opinions are of course - my own)

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