Overview of collecting feedback

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The most common method for collecting feedback through CustomerSure is email. At the right time, you send a short, polite email from our software asking customers to fill in your survey. We call them Feedback Request Emails.

The idea is to give each customer an easy way to tell you whether they’re completely satisfied each time you’ve supplied a product or service. The email they receive contains a link to your survey, which your customer will click on.

Here is an example email sent from our software.

You can have as many email designs as you need, and you can set the content and the look and feel of each one. You can also ask your first question directly in your email. See manage your email templates for more help.

Scheduling feedback request emails

There are numerous ways to schedule (create) feedback request emails. The following two help pages guide you through the options:

Managing feedback request emails

Sending feedback request emails from CustomerSure offers you many benefits over sending them from your own email system.

Schedule in advance

Feedback request emails are usually scheduled for a future send time. This can vary from a few minutes to a few months depending on the trigger/method that created them. Until the send time arrives for each email, you can view and manage them from a pending email list here:
Feedback Requests → Pending Emails

View the email history

You can view the entire email history to date on your account. This page will also show you whether emails are being delivered, or helpful messages if they were not. View the email history here:
Feedback Requests → Emails History

Track response rates

You can view your response rates, and see exactly how customers are interacting with your emails and survey here:
Reports → Response Rates

Edit, delay, send or delete pending feedback requests

Clicking on the Options button next to a feedback request lets you send it instantly, delete it, unsubscribe the customer or edit the details (Email address, send time, email template or survey)
Feedback Requests → Pending

View and manage your unsubscribe list

If you would like to permanently exclude someone from feedback request emails you can add them to your unsubscribe list:
Company Settings → Feedback Request Settings → Unsubscribe List

See more options under Privacy, Data Protection and GDPR

Redirect one email address to another

Sometimes your source data only has one email address per customer, but that may not be the best person at the company to ask for feedback. We solve this problem by letting you set up redirects from one email address to another. For example you could set it up so that emails to an accounting department such as "accounts@acmewidgets.com" get redirected to a person like "jo.smith@acmewidgets.com" instead. You can do that here:
Company Settings → Feedback Request Settings → Email Redirect

Ensure customers aren’t over-surveyed

CustomerSure has over-survey protection built in to ensure you don’t email customers too often. Find out more on the Over-survey protection help page.

Prevent all emails from being sent

If for some reason you need to prevent all emails from being sent (perhaps an integration is misbehaving) you can turn them off entirely:
Company Settings → Feedback Request Settings → Master Sending Switch

Have we answered your questions?

Helping people use feedback better is what gets us out of bed on a morning. No matter if you’re new to this or a feedback guru, you can call us – we’d love to hear from you.