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3 Strategies To Build Trust And Credibility With Your Customers

    3 Strageties To Build Trust And Credibility With Your Customers

    If you have recently started a business and looking for the ways to build trust and credibility with your customers, then this article is just for you. Without building trust with your customers it is not possible to create a Successful business.

    Building Trust does not happen overnight. It takes time and specific strategies to achieve it. To know how, please read the below article.

    In this article, we have mentioned out the ways which we had implemented at our online store ‘EmbroideryShristi‘. But before starting with the same, let us first have a brief introduction about our website.

    EmbroideryShristi is a website selling downloadable Machine Embroidery Designs. This website was launched in 2011 and today it has more than 8000 active customers.

    EmbroideryShristi Online Store for Embroidery Design

    EmbroideryShristi Online Store for Embroidery Design

    Building Trust and Credibility with your Customers

    So, here we go. Below you will find the 3 strategies (along with an example) that we have implemented to build trust and credibility with your customers.

    Checkout Process and Personal Information

    We simplified the checkout process and stopped collecting personal pieces of information like Contact Number, Address etc. Now our customers can download the free designs without sharing any personal information.

    Checkout Process at EmbroideryShristi

    Checkout Process at EmbroideryShristi

    For Example, Initially, to place a free order on our website, our customers need to get registered and share personal information. But our customers feel little leary in sharing their personal information with others. So, we removed this requirement from our website.

    EmbroideryShristi Personal Information

    EmbroideryShristi Personal Information

    Customer Service

    We started a dedicated helpdesk portal for our customers. Now our customer can contact us from any place on the Internet. Through this helpdesk ticketing portal, we also ensure that we don’t miss any important messages from our customers.

    Freshdesk Helpdesk Ticketing Website for PrestaShop Store

    Freshdesk Helpdesk Ticketing Website for PrestaShop Store

    For example, Our customer tries to contact us through various ways like Social Media Network, Contact Us Page, Online Chat etc. In such a case, it becomes very difficult to trace and answer all the message within time. Thus, we started missing the important message from our customers.

    Customer Service Helpdesk Ticketing Software Portal

    Customer Service Helpdesk Ticketing Software Portal

    We resolved this problem through helpdesk portal. Now, we can reply to any message directly on the helpdesk dashboard. This helpdesk synchronizes all message at one place.

    Real Review from Real Customer

    We started collecting reviews from our customer. These reviews are collected from the real customer who ordered a design from our website.

    Real Review collected from Real Customer

    Real Review collected from Real Customer

    For Example, Our customers were worried about the quality of designs. So, we started collecting reviews from our customers who already used these designs.

    Collecting Reviews on Prestashop Store

    Collecting Reviews on Prestashop Store

    Now, our new customer can refer these reviews before purchasing any designs from our website.

    We also started collecting feedback directly from our customers at EmbroideryShristi forum.

    Feedback at EmbroideryShristi

    Feedback at EmbroideryShristi

    Besides these major changes, we also did some minor changes to our website and services. For example,

    • We started providing free sample designs to our customers
    • We started getting socialize with the customers at various events.
    • We started providing detailed information about our designs
    • We updated the About Us page etc.

    Following above strategies and the ways, our customer has started trusting us. Today, we are ranking below 1 lakhs in many countries and making a good amount of money from our online store.

    Alexa Embroideryshristi Ranking Website

    Alexa Embroideryshristi Ranking Website

    Now your turn. If you knew any other ways to build trust and credibility with the customers then please do share with us. You can share your ways in the below comment box.

    Further, feel free to contact us if you face any problem in implementing the above strategies and ways. We will be happy to help you.

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