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An Idea A Day by David Thompson

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CUSTOMERS

UNDERSTAND HOW YOU ARE JUDGED

Jim Blythe

IN SERVICE INDUSTRIES it is easy to imagine that we are being judged on our core product. Hairdressers think they are being judged on the hairstyle, restaurants think they are being judged on the food, and so on. Often the customers have a different viewpoint, however, and as with everything else in marketing we need to consider our customers’ viewpoint ahead of our own.

Finding out how people judge us is not always straightforward, but sometimes we can get a very good idea from reading the kind of advice people are being given.

The idea

Restaurant critic The Artful Diner suggests that people ...

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