Imagine a team of loyal customers who advocate for your product, rant about your product, and simply love everything about your company. Thankfully, this is something that you can make a reality. Here are some tips for turning your customers into a solid team of brand ambassadors.
Build Brand Loyalty
Obviously the first step to building loyalty in your customers is by providing them a quality product. Make sure the product not only works but is consistently good across the board. Seek and listen to the feedback you receive on your product and make appropriate changes. The goal is to meet your customers’ needs.
Communication is key when it comes to building brand loyalty. It helps you build a relationship with your customers and build trust. Respectful, responsive, and personal customer service also helps your customers find what they need and helps them feel valued.
Ask Customers to Refer Your Business
Once you have built brand loyalty, your customers will be excited to share your product. However, sometimes they need a little push. Remind your customers to share their experience with their friends. Over 90 percent of shoppers trust their friends to make recommendations.
Asking your new customers to recommend your business to others is a fantastic way to build your business. It’s also important to make it easy for customers to share your product. You can do this with an engaging video or social media posts.
Provide Valuable Information
Apple has done a fantastic job building a team of customer ambassadors. One of the ways that they do this is by providing valuable information about their products. Their customers are interested in the quality of the products, how they work, and what innovations will happen in the future. To answer these desires, Apple holds conferences where they explain how they’re going to move forward and why, they have animations on their website showing the insides of their products, and they build excitement through this information and through merch.
Apple is a giant, well-established company, but no matter how big your company is you can implement some of its tactics. But remember to apply them to your particular audience. Learn about your primary market, and cater to them by providing information about your product. Find what makes your product different, then elaborate on it.
Your customers are how you make money, but not just because they buy your product. It’s because they get excited about your product and share it with others. Help your customers know they’ve hit the jackpot and ask them to be your ambassadors. This will greatly benefit your business in the long run.
Brand ambassadors and social media are both important parts of growing your business. For more tips on how to achieve this, contact me so we can work out a strategy together!