Strategies for Providing Professional Customer Service

Many customers typically like the comfort of know that they can depend on a service provide to provide timely, accurate and professional service whether it is face-to-face, over the telephone or via other technology.

As you work with customers, do so positively and assertively and take the following actions in order to help put them at ease and to build a strong customer-provider relationship.

Strategies for Providing Professional Customer Service

  • Assure them. Do this through your words and actions to show that you are confident, have their best interests at heart-and are in control of the situation.
  • Provide timely service. Let them know that their calls/messages, questions, needs, and issues will be addressed professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Reassure them. Let them know that what they purchase is the best quality, has a solid warranty, will be backed by the organization, and will address their needs while providing many benefits.
  • Reinforce them. Ensure that they understand that their requests and data will be processed rapidly and promises will be kept.

All of these things can lead them to the belief that they made the right decision in selecting you and your organization and that you will take care of their needs.

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Bob Lucas has been a trainer, presenter and adult educator for over four decades. He who has written hundreds of articles on training, writing, self-publishing and workplace learning skills and issues. He is also an award-winning author who has written thirty-three books on topics such as, customer service, brain based learning and creative training strategies, interpersonal communication, diversity, and supervisory skills. Additionally, he has contributed articles, chapters and activities to eighteen compilation books. Bob retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1991 after twenty-two years of active and reserve service.
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