Customer Journey Mapping Workshop – 1 July 2015 – Pretoria

Getting to know your customers is a challenging, yet enriching task. I call it a task, because it is. It is your responsibility to know who your customers are, where they are from, what they need and what they expect from your company. Journey mapping, or rather customer journey mapping, allows you to do just that and Travelling Mystery Guest would like to help you make the task easier!

 

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop Pretoria

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop Pretoria

Travelling Mystery Guest invites you to join in on the fun at the upcoming Customer Journey Mapping Workshop, taking place on 1 July 2015 at the HPC, University of Pretoria.
Delegates will get to have some fun while getting to know:

– the different types of customers,

– different customer behaviours and

– the process of mapping out your company’s customer journey in detail.

Why? Because having this information at hand allows you to train your employees to cater to your customer’s every need, it encourages new, innovative ideas on how you can “wow” your customer and it provides you with some information on possible service gaps that need your attention.
Would you like to join in on the fun? Contact Renate de Villiers on 082 336 1562 / enquire@travellingmystery.co.za for more information or book via Travelling Mystery Guest’s Travelling Mystery Guest on Facebook. Follow Travelling Mystery Guest on Twitter: Travelling Mystery Guest on Twitter
WORKSHOP INFORMATION:
Workshop: Customer Journey Mapping
For whom: Anyone who would like to improve their customer knowledge and who would like to expand and develop their company’s innovative, yet customer focused service.
When: 1 July 2015
Where: HPC, University of Pretoria
Time: 08:30 for 09:00 until 15:00
Cost: R1080.00 per person
Included: Snacks, coffee and tea, lunch, workshop booklet
What to bring: Laptop, pen and paper, thinking cap, creative ideas
BOOKINGS: Contact Renate de Villiers on enquire@travellingmystery.co.za / 082 336 1562

BOOKINGS CLOSE ON 25 JUNE 2015

CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAPPING WORKSHOP

Getting to know your customers is a challenging, yet enriching task. I call it a task, because that’s what it is. It is your responsibility to know who your customers are, where they are from, what they need and what they expect from your company. Journey mapping, or rather customer journey mapping, allows you to do just that and Travelling Mystery Guest would like to help you make the task easier!

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop

Travelling Mystery Guest invites you to join in on the fun at the upcoming Customer Journey Mapping Workshop, taking place on 1 July 2015 at the HPC, University of Pretoria.
Delegates will get to have some fun while getting to know the different types of customers, different customer behaviours and the process of mapping out your company’s customer journey in detail. Why? Because having this information at hand allows you to

– train your employees to cater to your customer’s every need,

– it encourages new, innovative ideas on how you can “wow” your customer,

– and it provides you with some information on possible service gaps that need your attention.
Would you like to join in on the fun? Contact Renate de Villiers on 082 336 1562 / enquire@travellingmystery.co.za for more information or book via Travelling Mystery Guest’s Facebook page.

Follow Travelling Mystery Guest on Twitter: @TravellingMG
Workshop info:
Workshop: Customer Journey Mapping
For whom: Anyone who would like to improve their customer knowledge and who would like to expand and develop their company’s innovative, yet customer focused service.
When: 1 July 2015
Where: HPC, University of Pretoria
Time: 08:30 for 09:00 until 15:00
Cost: R1080.00 per person
Included: Snacks, coffee and tea, lunch, workshop booklet
What to bring: Laptop, pen and paper, thinking cap, creative ideas
BOOKINGS:

Contact Renate de Villiers on enquire@travellingmystery.co.za / 082 336 1562

*BOOKINGS CLOSE ON 20 JUNE 2015

CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAPPING WORKSHOP

Getting to know your customers is a challenging, yet enriching task. I call it a task, because it is. It is your responsibility to know who your customers are, where they are from, what they need and what they expect from your company.

Journey mapping, or rather customer journey mapping, allows you to do just that and Travelling Mystery Guest would like to help you make the task easier!
Travelling Mystery Guest invites you to join in on the fun at the upcoming Customer Journey Mapping Workshop, taking place on 3 June 2015 at Eagle’s View Guest House & Conference Centre.

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop

Customer Journey Mapping Workshop

Delegates will get to have some fun while getting to know the different types of customers, different customer behaviours and the process of mapping out your company’s customer journeys in detail. Why? Because having this information at hand, allows you to train your employees to cater to your customer’s every need, it encourages new, innovative ideas on how you can “wow” your customer and it provides you with some information on possible service gaps that need your attention.
Would you like to join in on the fun? Contact Renate de Villiers on 082 336 1562 / enquire@travellingmystery.co.za for more information or book via Travelling Mystery Guest’s Facebook page.

Follow Travelling Mystery Guest on Twitter: @TravellingMG
Workshop info:
Workshop: Customer Journey Mapping
For whom: Anyone who would like to improve their customer knowledge and who would like to expand and develop their company’s innovative, yet customer focused service.
When: 3 June 2015
Where: Eagle’s View Guest House and Conference Centre, 1 The Gallery, Ribbon Road, Little Falls, Roodepoort
Time: 08:30 for 09:00 until 17:00
Included: Snacks, coffee and tea, lunch, workshop booklet
What to bring: Laptop, pen and paper, thinking cap, creative ideas
BOOKINGS:Contact Renate de Villiers on enquire@travellingmystery.co.za / 082 336 1562

Journey Mapping Workshop

It’s not always easy to know what your customer expects, which means you are not always able to provide them with the best possible service. If you knew what they might need or expect within the next few minutes, you’d be able to assist them without them having to request assistance.
Travelling Mystery Guest invites you to attend the upcoming Customer Journey Mapping Workshop on 3 June 2015 at Eagle’s View Guest House and Conference Centre, Roodepoort. Here you will be able to create your own customer journey map, identify different types of customers and their possible expectations. We’ll get into your customer’s shoes, put on our thinking caps and jot down the various touch points where you can “wow” your customers.

Journey Mapping Workshop - 3 June 2015

Journey Mapping Workshop – 3 June 2015

Journey mapping helps you to identify “touch points” with the customer where you have the opportunity to “wow” them. A few of these touch points include engagement on social media, guests’ arrival at the hotel’s security gate, guests’ checking in process at reception and many more. These touch points can also differ from customer to customer. A business man’s expectation during the check-in process might be for it to be as quick as possible, where a family on holiday might expect welcome drinks and welcome kits for kids on their arrival.
For more information, contact Renate de Villiers on 082 336 1562 / enquire@travellingmystery.co.za
Book now by completing the form HERE or pop Renate an email.

How to create engagement from fans on social media:

Having a fan page on Facebook, being on Twitter and writing a blog post every now and again does not always create the engagement on social media you would expect. How can you create more engagement? Here are a few tips:

 
1. Ask questions that are relevant to your fans.
2. Post fill-in-the-blank sentences, i.e. Complete the sentence: Travelling Mystery Guest’s workshops are _____.
3. Ask followers to retweet your tweets.
4. Share videos.
5. Share jokes and memes relevant to your industry.
6. Run competitions.
7. Post a quiz.
8. Comment on other pages’ posts or tweets and create conversation.
9. Share before and after photos.
10. Share photos of guests or visitors (with their consent, off course).

 
To learn more about the basics of social media, be sure to book your seat at our upcoming workshop, back by popular demand, on 6 OR 8 May 2015. For more information, contact Renate on 082 336 1562 or enquire@travellingmystery.co.za.

Upcoming workshop: Communicating on different platforms

We’ve got exciting new workshops coming up and all will be hosted at the lovely, inviting Eagle’s View Guesthouse and Conference Venue in Little Falls, Roodepoort. Our full-day Communications Workshop will take place on Friday, 3 July 2015, with the option of combining it with a second half-day workshop on upselling that takes place on 4 July 2015. (Make it an outing and stay at Eagle’s View on the evening of 3 July 2015.)

 
The Communications Workshop will include:

 
Communicating verbally
– Opening and closing conversations
– Encouraging conversation
– Positive reinforcement of verbal communication
– Effective listening
– Questioning: Open and closed questions
– Reflecting and clarifying conversations
– Language and jargon usage
– Voice projection
– Self-confidence

 
Communicating non-verbally
– Importance of non-verbal messages
– In combination with verbal communication
– Body movements
– Posture
– Eye contact
– Para-language
– Personal space
– Facial expressions
– Physiological changes

 
Communicating in writing
– How writing has evolved
– Organising the message
– Using the right tone
– Be clear and concise
– Review and revise
– Basics of grammar and spelling
– Signatures
– Advantages and disadvantages

 
Communicating on social media
– Different platforms in South Africa
– Tagging and crediting
– Hashtags
– Professional VS friends and family
– Personal contact VS spreading news online
– Social media communication etiquette

 
Additional topics may still be added.

 

Other upcoming workshops include:

6 May 2015 OR 8 May 2015: Back by popular demand: The basics of social media for small businesses and individuals

3 June 2015: Create your company’s own customer journey map to get to know your customer

 
For more information, contact Travelling Mystery Guest on 082 336 1562 or enquire@travellingmystery.co.za.

Upselling: A useful tool in the hospitality industry

Upselling, also known as suggestive selling, is an ideal tool in the hospitality industry, as it not only gives staff the opportunity to create larger sales, but it can also be used to create greater customer satisfaction.

 
Yes, many times, the word “upselling” can leave a bitter taste in your mouth due to sales people nagging and nagging you to buy certain products. I believe that those sales people just haven’t had the right training – especially when it comes to the hospitality and tourism industry. In our industry, it’s all about the customer experience and customers definitely don’t want to be bombarded with sales pitches. Still, they do expect staff to tell them a little more about services offered, the current specials or things that they might be interested in.

 
Upselling, when used correctly, gives you the opportunity to get closer to your customer. To get to know them better.

 
Interestingly enough, we tend to use the word upselling incorrectly sometimes. Let me explain:

 
If a guest buys a room for R1200 per night and the reservationist offers the guest a better room with a view and an en suite bathroom at R1500 per night, that’s upselling. Cross-selling, on the other hand, is when you sell products that are different, but related, to the product that has already been bought. An example: If I buy a room at R1200 per night, the reservationist offers me the option of adding a spa treatment at the spa next door at R600. With upselling, the price of the product being bought is increased. With cross-selling extra items are added to the original product to increase the sale.

 
Keep in mind that it’s not a race, but rather a route to follow to help the customer get more value from your business, eventually creating more loyal customers who are sure to return time and again.

 
Groovehq.com mentions a few reasons why upselling and cross-selling are so positive:
1. When done right, it builds deeper relationships with customers.
2. It’s easier than selling to new customers and helps you grow.
3. Upselling increases customer lifetime value.

 
Teach your employees how to use upselling and cross-selling effectively by attending Travelling Mystery Guest’s upcoming workshop on this topic on 4 July 2015 (combined with 3 July 2015 workshop on communication) or 8 July 2015. For more information, contact Renate on 082 336 1562 or enquire@travellingmystery.co.za.