Customer Thermometer releases v1.2

New features to send feedback better In a new release of Customer Thermometer this evening, we're delighted to announce new functionality in response to customer feedback (and we're pretty good at listening to that, as you might imagine!)The…

It's how you fix a mistake that counts...

Every business makes mistakes.But mistakes don't affect client retention as much as you might think. In fact, many surveys show that clients who've experienced poor service or mistakes can actually be more loyal in the long run provided…
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Seth's tips for better online surveys

I came across a blog post by Seth Godin featuring his 5 top tips for getting the most out of online customer surveys.What's really interesting is that his 5 tips make an argument for changing the entire online survey game. I've reproduced…
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Ask less, learn more

Why aren't your customers worth your time? After a recent stay at a hotel I came back from breakfast to find a 3 page survey on my bed about my stay.Why on earth should I fill it in?In such a busy world, fewer and fewer customers have…

Customer Thermometer API plans announced

Customer Thermometer API is coming soon! After a successful launch and the onboarding of our first customers, the question has come up sooner than we thought:"Does Customer Thermometer have an API? Can we integrate our customer contact…

How to retain key accounts and ensure client satisfaction

Client satisfaction is key for any business How can you satisfy you current clientele? You’re making it far too hard for clients to tell you how they feel.Why?How about the all-too-often postponed annual client satisfaction survey?…

Tom Peters on customers

Yesterday I downloaded a PDF by the wizard who is Tom Peters. It takes the form of short, punchy dictats and I love it because it's very fresh, very actionable and provides the kick up the proverbial that we all need from time to time to get…

Useful customer service stats: roundup

take a look at this customer experience & customer service statistics Forrester, Primeperformance and others have released interesting stats this week that back up the need to proactively seek and then quickly respond to your customers'…

Why retention is the new loyalty

Customers pay the bills and without them you’re dead in the water. But in the relentless endeavour to add more customers into the funnel, are you actually ignoring your biggest area for growth in revenue and profit...your existing customers?Here…

Why customer delight is critical in “new rules” world

What is a good example ofcustomer delight? Exhibit A: you go online to an airline's website. Let's call them American Atlantic. You are in a rush, as you need to get some flight times and prices before rushing off to pick up your son from kindergarten…

Customer Thermometer launches to the world!

After six months of concepts, wireframes, development, testing, angst and happiness, we're pleased to announce that Customer Thermometer survey tool has now opened its doors to the world. The beta label is off and we'd like to thank everyone…

Why crowdsourcing customer feedback doesn't always work

Crowdsourcing customer feedback Crowdsourcing, the concept of giving a task to a crowd to complete (most often using online tools) has been around for 4 years now, and has recently spawned the term 'communitysourcing'. Communitysourcing takes…