Applying Best Practices to Customer Satisfaction Surveys



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This research provides best practices that are necessary to deliver an optimal customer satisfaction survey process. CRM leaders who do not apply best practices often defeat the point of the exercise and can negatively impact the customer relationship.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Filter Customers
    • Personalize the Survey
    • Deliver on Preferred Channels
    • Respond to Individual Issues
    • Aggregate and Analyze the Data
    • Embed Other VoC Data
    • Develop an Action Plan
    • Communicate the Plan to Customers and Employees
  • Recommended Reading
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