Everybody can appreciate a mom-and-pop shop that has built its success on quality customer service. However, at the onset of Covid-19, people quickly saw the problematic nature of exclusively relying on in-person interactions. In the 21st century, if a business is not also adapting to society’s rapidly changing business trends and social movements, the business is doing itself a disservice. For a company, adapting does not necessarily mean sacrificing its personal relationships with customers–– it simply means rethinking the channels through which it reaches those customers.
In order to give your customers the best experience possible, it is imperative to have a website that is current and user-friendly. Try replacing your images, updating your information, and providing clients with the right contact information. For more website rebuild tips, click here.
Not everyone can be a social media mogul, but everyone can benefit from the increased exposure social media offers. Upload videos to Instagram, send GIFS on Facebook, and retweet posts on Twitter. The more ways a customer can digest your content, the better. To see what we are doing with our social media accounts, click here.
Email campaigns are a great way for you to build rapport with your customers. When done correctly, it allows customers to engage with your brand on a more personalized and conversational level.
This is by far the most important component of a successful business strategy. Having your antennae up means being aware of what's going on, both inside and outside of your company. Constantly check social media to keep your finger on the pulse of current events, and measure data within the company to understand what strategies work best for you. This way, you can rethink customer outreach with an informed and knowledgable perspective.
These are just some of the many ways a business can rethink their strategies for customer outreach. With these few tips and tricks in mind, there is no reason why your mom-and-pop shop can’t be ahead of the business curve.