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Here’s How A Business Makes An Impression

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If you’re going to be a person that runs a successful business, you absolutely must make sure that it makes an impression on people. A good one, that is! If your business fails to make an impression, you’re not going to stick out in people’s minds and be a business they think of when they need a product or service. Here’s how all good businesses make an impression on potential customers:

They Follow Up Initial Meetings With Their Audience/Contacts

When you meet a potential customer for the first time, the worst thing you can do is let them forget all about you. Make sure you follow up your initial meeting with a nice email or something to say hey, summarise what you talked about when you met and suggest connecting some time.

They Personalize Interactions With Customers

It’s important to remember that your customers/audience are not just numbers. They are individuals, and they want to be treated as such. If you can personalize your interactions with them rather than being general and samey, you’ll get such a better reaction. It’ll look like you actually care!

They Focus On Having A Great Image

Having a great image in business is a must, and it’s one way you’re going to make an impression. If you’re having meetings with potential clients and your office is untidy, what do you think they’re going to think of you? What if you don’t even have an office?! There are solutions for everything, such as looking at virtual offices like Grosvenor St Pauls. Make sure your business is well branded and that everyone involved reflects the image you want your business to have.

They Make Sure They Build Strong Relationships With Their Customers

Building strong relationships with your customers has numerous benefits. When you build a strong relationship with your customer base, you retain them. Retaining customers is far more beneficial, lucrative, and cost effective than going out looking for new customers. You simply cannot afford to lose them! Make sure you reward them for their loyalty. Ask for their input on certain changes or products. They’ll love that you appreciate what they think, and they may even begin to feel like the business is a little bit ‘theirs’. This is when you know you’ve done a good job!

You won’t just have customers if you do this, you’ll develop fans. When people love your business so much, they’ll tell friends and family about it at every opportunity. That’s marketing that you just can’t buy!

They Go Above And Beyond For Customers/Clients

Are you prepared to go above and beyond for your customers? You need to make clients and customers feel important. Pretend they have a sign around their necks that says ‘make me feel important’. If you treat everybody like this, you’ll offer an unrivalled service and make a huge impression!

Are you ready to make an impression with your business? Don’t let your audience forget about you. Take the steps above to get great results!  

 

About the author /


Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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