1. Introduce your customer: Begin with your customer’s story. Introduce your customer’s business and the problem they faced before being introduced to your business.
2. Talk about the discovery process: Did they try any other solutions, or try your competition first? Why didn’t that fit their needs? Talk about how they found your business and what caused them to realize your business was the answer to their initial problem.
3. Introduce your solution: How did your business fix the problem? Feel free to brag about the effectiveness of your business here but remember that you are primarily telling the story of your customer and their experience. How did your business save the day in this specific instance? Include obstacles your business had to overcome in providing a solution, if any.
4. Detail the results: What are the most compelling results you have to demonstrate in this case? How do they relate to the initial challenge your customer faced? Here is where your customer story concludes with results. You can include a before and after, show increased sales, quantify customer savings, and/or ROI.Whether you use video, audio, or text to communicate your case study don’t lose sight of your customer experience and you will send the right message every time. Click here to view an example of a boomtime customer case study.