Customer Service Starts At The Top

All customer service starts at the top. It’s a cultural thing. To have great customer service you have to have respect for your customers, everyone in the company has to respect the customer not just the customer service people. Look, it’s pretty easy to pass everything along to the customer service people (by the way […]

Out The Friction!

You need some Printed Circuit Boards, so you Google  “Printed Circuit Boards”, and you get the name of a number of shops. Not necessarily the best shops, but at least the best at SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Anyway you get the names of some shops and you call one up, probably the first one on […]

Give Your Customer Your Very Best

Walk with the customer. Care about him. Make sure that you know what she needs and give it to her. Make sure that he knows that you care about what will make his life easier and provide it. Look, the hard sell is dead, if it ever was alive in the first place. Now we […]

Delivering “WOW!” Service

One of my favorite companies on the planet is Zappos, yeah, the shoe guys with headquarters in Las Vegas. Now I am not really a shoe guy, I have never bought a pair of shoes from Zappos, in fact I have never bought anything from them. Unless, that is, you count their books on customer […]

What Goes Around…

This column is meant for those companies who need printed circuit boards but don’t want to communicate with the PCB shops directly. It’s meant for those customers who believe that a PCB is just a thin piece of green plastic that anyone can build. This is for those companies who feel that the board shops […]