Customer perception is the reality of how customers view your brand, products and services. In many cases, customers form impressions, assumptions and opinions about a firm that differ substantially from how a firm views itself. The following are illustrative examples.
BrandYou may position your brand to be luxury but customers may develop their own impression that leans more towards budget.
PricesGenerally speaking, customers perceive each price as high, low or fair. Some customers may also be indifferent to price for certain items.
EngineeringYour software engineers may tell you something isn't broken, but customers may view it as broken nonetheless.
UsabilityCustomers often have a strongly formed opinion regarding the usability of tools such as mobile devices, software and appliances.
SensesThe taste, smell, touch and sound of products and environments.
PromotionCustomers may interpret advertising and promotion in ways not envisioned by creative teams.
QualityThe quality of products and services are interpreted by customers using criteria that may differ significantly from one person to the next. One customer may view a beverage in a plastic bottle that is easy to open as high quality while another customer may view products in glass bottles as inherently higher quality.
ReputationA brand that presents itself as sustainable and reputable may not achieve the same image in the market depending on their actions as a firm.
Customer ServiceSome customers may prefer friendly customer service such as engaging in personal conversations. Others have a strong preference for professional distance. Skilled customer service professionals discover such preferences and adapt.
FeaturesFeatures may be viewed as a bug or annoyance. For example, notifications that are repetitive, trivial or delivered with unpleasant sounds may be unpopular.
Lack of Features Features offered by your competitors or things that customers intuitively expect of your product that are missing.
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