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Dealing With Angry Customers

If you are a seasoned small business owner, you’ve probably encountered the pissed-off customer who either treatens to shut your business down, or who throws a temper tantrum until they get their way.

For new business owners or people thinking of going into business, you should be prepared to deal with this no matter how much confidence you have in your products or services.

5 Simple Tips For Dealing With Nasty Customers

1. Don’t take it personal.
2. Don’t overdo the “customer is always right” concept.
3. Realize it isn’t always your problem.
4. Don’t fall for fear invoking bluffs.
5. Decide whether or not a customer relationship is worth salvaging.

Following these steps will help you keep your sanity when bearish customers come calling.

Recommended Reading:

• Leadership-Tools.com – Dealing With Angry Customers
• Work911.com – The #1 Mistake Made Dealing With Angry Customers
• Gaebler.com – Customer Support: Handling Angry Customers


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By Chris Brunner
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 @ 12:01 AM CDT

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