What is a customer journey map?
A customer journey map is a step-by-step visual story of your customer’s interactions with your brand. The exercise helps product managers develop customer empathy and identify customer emotions, pain points, and opportunities at each stage of the customer journey.
Ready to get started? Copy this doc then follow the steps below.
Step 1: Define the journey
What situation are you trying to understand or improve? It’s often helpful to map this flow in a whiteboard tool like .
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Step 2: Define the persona
Create a made up persona that represents the actual users who experience this situation. Check out Product School’s official Personas template for help creating detailed personas 👇
Step 3: Map the customer journey
Create a new column for each stage in the customer journey, with stage 1 being the first stage that happens chronologically. In each stage, list the steps the user goes through, how they feel, pain points they experience, and opportunities you spot.
💡 Tip: for easier typing, double click a cell, then click the icon to expand it.