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Reselling VoIP? Avoid These Top 5 Customer Communication Mistakes

Posted by Chris Griffith on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 @ 09:54 AM

Reselling VoIPIf you're currently reselling VoIP services, then you know how important it is to provide your customers with the absolute best customer service and support possible. There are simply too many choices nowadays when it comes to doing business, which means that people are more likely to find someone else to give their business to if they're not completely satisfied. If you're not able to give your customers everything they want and/or need then they'll simply look for another VoIP reseller to give their business to. This is why it's essential for you to make sure that you're doing everything in your power to give your current customers everything they need for their success.

One of the best things you can do is to communicate with your customers. Although you may feel like you're already communicating well with your customers, it may be worth your time to make sure that your communicating with them as efficiently as you possibly can.

Customer Communication

When it comes to communication these days, it's necessary to go above and beyond what people are expecting from you. And because there are so many businesses in competition these days a large focus on who can provide the best customer service is now in place. This makes it essential for you as someone who's reselling VoIP services to make sure that you're communicating with every single one of your customers in a highly effective manner.

Because not everyone has the same definition when it comes to providing excellent customer service it's a good idea to for you to know some of the more common customer communication mistakes that are often made.

Top 5 Customer Communication Mistakes

The following are 5 of the top customer communication mistakes that VoIP resellers are making these days.

1. Not Correctly Addressing A Customer's Needs. If you're constantly dealing with a lot of customers, it may be easy for you to start guessing at what new potential customers may need. This makes it essential that you treat every new customer as if they were your only one, which is going to make each and every one of your customers feel all the more special (because you're truly listening to them!).

2. Taking Too Long To Follow-Up. No matter whether it's a new or current customer, if you're supposed to find out some specific information and get back to them with this important information, then it's critical that you follow-up in a timely manner. The last thing you want is for them to think that you don't care about their business.

3. Using The Best Communication Method. It's important or you to figure out the best communication method for each individual customer. Some may prefer to receive a telephone call so they can talk with a real person, while others may prefer an e-mail be sent to them so they can correspond with you when it's convenient for them.

4. Making A Great First Impression. Because it's highly likely that you receive a lot of telephone calls from business owners who are looking for some basic VoIP information, the possibility for you to become mundane when relaying this information is definitely there. Be sure to be as positive and upbeat as you can when communicating with a new potential VoIP customer so they're sure to have a great first impression.

5. Valuing Customers. This communication mistake is a simple one to correct - let your customers know that you value them! You can congratulate them on a special event, or let them know about an upcoming promotion you're having, or you can simply let them know from time to time how much you appreciate having them as a customer.

Reselling VoIP

Because the majority of small and medium-sized business owners are still looking for the best VoIP reseller who can help them when it comes to signing up for VoIP services, it's extremely essential that every VoIP reseller is able to effectively communicate with their customers.

Stop KNOWING Your customer and Start OWNING Your Customers Today

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Topics: VoIP, communication, business, reselling, telephone, customer

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