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    Get to know your audience with Likert scale questions

    Staying competitive in the marketplace through brand and customer awareness can be difficult. How do you know what your customers are thinking? Is your product really meeting the consumer’s expectations? The only effective way to get into the mind of your customer is to ask them directly – and to do that successfully, you will need to understand and use Likert scale questions. 

    What is a Likert scale? 

    You’ve probably encountered Likert scale questions before. Whether you received an email asking “How satisfied are you with your transaction?” after purchasing an item or “How likely are you to return?” after receiving a service – Likert scale questions are everywhere. They’re one of the most popular and easy ways of measuring attitudes in market research. 

    Announcing 7 highly anticipated feature enhancements for Additional Questions

    7/15 update: Additional Questions, including all the feature updates outlined below, is now also available for Delighted Web feedback surveys.

    We are excited to announce that Additional Questions now has 7 new feature enhancements that will help take your customer experience program to the next level. 

    Now, you can create an “other” answer option for your multiple choice questions, share additional questions answers directly in Slack, randomize question order, and more.

    overview of new additional questions features

    How 4 customer experience leaders are helping the healthcare industry during COVID-19

    When you think of a hero, who comes to mind? In 2020, we immediately think of the healthcare professionals and essential workers who stand on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their health every day for those in need of their care.

    Whether tied to the medical industry or not, organizations around the world have unraveled their business-as-usual to come up with creative and impactful ideas to give back to the health care community. We are inspired by how these four customer experience leaders have found ways to not only support the hospitals and medical heroes who work there, but allow you to help, too.

    Automate ecommerce feedback tagging with Delighted + Chatdesk

    In the ecommerce world, customers can take their pick when it comes to how they want to connect with you. They can elect to reach out via chat, email, social media, 3rd-party review sites, and more.

    For those many customers who never reach out, Delighted plays an important role in proactively prompting them for their feedback so that you can hear from more of your audience across all stages of the digital ecommerce journey.

    How to create customer pulse surveys to meet new needs with Delighted

    As we continue to adapt to the conditions caused by COVID-19, businesses and institutions are finding it more important than ever to stay connected in an unobtrusive, meaningful way. Pulse surveys can help you do this.

    Customer experience surveys are at their core a communication method – designed to be quick for customers to answer, and easy for you to interpret. Our pre-built Customer Satisfaction Score (CSAT), Net Promoter Score (NPS), and Customer Effort Score (CES) survey templates measure sentiment systematically, but tracking those particular metrics may not be your top priority right now.

    How to improve the customer experience for better customer retention in times of uncertainty — Part 2

    In our previous post on improving the customer experience, we went over how streamlining support and onboarding processes can help you retain customers during difficult times.

    In this post, we’ll focus on how to adjust your customer experience program to be appropriate for the current situation. We’ll also speak to the importance of monitoring sentiment as you transition your company into uncharted territory.

    Introducing the Delighted iOS SDK

    We started Delighted to help businesses deliver great experiences by listening to their customers and using those insights to improve. A critical element to delivering on our mission is ensuring we provide world-class experiences on every platform, so our customers can connect with their customers at the right place and time.

    Today, we are excited to launch a brand new way to gather feedback with Delighted – directly in your apps with our native mobile SDK for iOS. Now, you’ll be able to understand your iOS app users like never before.

    How to improve the customer experience for better customer retention in times of uncertainty — Part 1

    In challenging and uncertain times, startups and established corporations alike face painful decisions as they pivot to accommodate unexpected circumstances. Staffing requirements get evaluated, product roadmaps further prioritized, tools cut, and marketing spend trimmed.

    However, there is one area that absolutely should not be compromised: the customer experience.

    How to automate ecommerce feedback collection with Delighted’s Squarespace extension

    For entrepreneurs starting out in online retail, Squarespace often pops up as the solution for establishing their ecommerce store and growing their brand. In fact, millions of people have already chosen Squarespace to build their online presence.

    Why? Squarespace makes creating an impactful, optimized ecommerce store easy. The best-in-class web templates showcase your brand and its products in a way that entrepreneurs and customers love.

    Follow up, close the loop, and take action: Delighted’s Gladly integration

    Committed to providing businesses of every size with an easy-to-use customer experience platform for collecting, managing, and acting on customer feedback, Delighted is happy to announce our latest integration with customer service platform, Gladly.

    Gladly empowers customer care teams to provide “radically personal” customer service by aggregating conversations from multiple channels, from voice to messaging, in one customer timeline.

    The definitive guide to customer experience management (CXM)

    Consumers experience your brand in many different ways, whether by using your product and interacting with customer support, or through word-of-mouth on channels outside of your control. And with each new interaction, their perception of your brand can change, potentially leading to a new customer or a lost one.

    Welcome to a new era of marketing and service in which your brand is defined by those who experience it.”

    – Brian Solis, Principal Analyst and Futurist, Altimeter

    Customer referrals meet CX: Delighted’s Friendbuy integration

    At Delighted, our goal is to provide businesses of all sizes with one easy-to-use customer experience (CX) platform for collecting and acting on customer feedback. Our many integrations simplify the process.

    In light of this, we’re excited to announce our latest integration with Friendbuy. Now you can easily display personalized referral links to you promoters, directly from the Delighted survey experience. Entice your top advocates to share your brand with their friends and family.

    When to send your NPS survey

    When it comes to sending Net Promoter Score (NPS) surveys, timing is everything. Selecting the precise time to solicit feedback from your customers can have a huge impact on both the quality and quantity of the responses you receive. If you send your NPS survey too early, your customers may not have a full story to tell. If you survey too late, you could lose the raw emotion felt during the experience, as well as those critical details that tend to fade away over time.

    10 ways to do more with your promoters

    We’ve previously written about why you should be following up with detractors. This is standard practice for anyone running a successful NPS program, but we often see companies overlook the massive upside of leveraging promoters to their advantage.

    A promoter, by definition, is a loyal enthusiast of your brand. They will give your business an NPS score of 9 or 10 which means they are “very” to “extremely” likely to refer your brand to friends and family. Essentially, promoters are your biggest fans and can amplify your company’s strengths, drive referrals, coach new users, and even help guide the product roadmap.