What is Net Promoter Score

Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a popular customer loyalty metric that evaluates the likelihood of a consumer repurchasing from a company or referring the brand to their friends or family. Organizations calculate NPS score by conducting regular net promoter score survey using nps software.An NPS survey has a single question to measure customer loyalty: “On a scale of 0 to 10, how likely are you to recommend our brand to a friend or colleague?” The answers to this survey is broadly categorized into:

Detractors(0 to 6)
Detractors(0 to 6)

Unhappy customers who can potentially damage the company’s reputation.

Passives(7 to 8)
Passives(7 to 8)

Satisfied customers who may switch to a competitor’s offering, if given the opportunity.

Promoters(9 to 10)
Promoters(9 to 10)

Loyal customers who would continue to buy and promote.

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How to Calculate NPS

NPS is calculated by subtracting the percentage of ‘Detractors’ from the percentage of ‘Promoters’.

Calculating NPS Score is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Here’s an example: Say you’ve sent out your net promoter survey using our tool to 500 users and have received 250 responses in return.

  • 60 respondents shared detractor score (0 – 6)
  • 90 respondents gave passive score (7 – 8)
  • 100 respondents gave promoter score (9 – 10)

After you have tallied up the number of scores for every range, it’s time to find out the overall percentage of both promoters and detractors.

For the promoters, you’ll want to divide promoters by the total number of responses received (i.e. 250) and multiply by 100.

You’ll arrive at 0.4 or 40% when converted into a percentage. Similarly, for your detractors, you’ll arrive at 24%.Next, you will subtract your percent of detractors (24%) by your percentage of promoters (40%) to get your total Net Promoter Score of 16.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is NPS software?

NPS is a key customer service metric that helps you identify your loyal customers. An NPS survey relies on a single question, “How likely will you recommend our company to your friends and family?”. In response, your customers rate you on a scale from (0-10), which gives the the percentage or number of loyal customers, while also revealing how many are passives and detractors.

Why is NPS important?

The NPS score gets you a clear picture of who is happy using your products or services and who isn’t. By segmenting promoters, passives, and detractors, you can come up with unique business strategies and grow your business

How do I calculate my NPS?

Calculating NPS is easy. Based on the net promoter scores, your customers can be divided into three categories:

  • 1) Promotors: Promoters are happy with your products or services. They give you a score between (9-10).

  • 2) Passives: Passives are neither happy nor unhappy with your products or services. They give you a score between (7-8).

  • 3) Detractors:Detractors are unhappy with your products or services. They give you a score between (0-6).

    After obtaining the above scores, NPS can be calculated using the formula NPS = (% Promoters) - (% Detractors)

What is a good NPS?

NPS score above 20 is considered as favorable , NPS score above 50 is very good, and a score above 80 is taken as excellent.

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