CRM on Twitter: February 2009

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The recession—and its impact—provided fertile ground for the thought leaders (and complainers) on Twitter even before the "recession" handle became official. Some recent tweets, in honor of The Recession Issue.

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hollisthomases:
Vertical Response survey of small biz: 80% see economy as primary concern for new prez; 66% have already felt negative impact of recession

WayneHurlbert:
Recession biz tip: When your competitors cut back on sales, customer service, marketing & PR, they are handing you their clients for free.

calebhays:
“Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours....”

buzzbishop:
@leelefever but here's the rub: we need people to spend, not save. saving just takes money out of the system deepening the recession.

joerawlinson:
@kevinstirtz Recession may worsen customer service at large companies that lay off workers but is an opportunity for small biz to shine

twgonzalez:
one way to solve the oil crisis, kick the global economy into a deep recession and reduce demand.

MadameSoybean:
Many businesses that are successful today, were started in the last recession. This is a time of opportunity. Go for it.

iidxgold:
CNN reports the porn industry needs $5 billion in bailout money too? What, is our recession so bad that we stopped having sex?

stiennon:
Yipes, my biggest client just let their entire marketing team go. Is that an appropriate response to a recession?
mizrik:
@stiennon absolutely NOT.
Your marketing team should be GROWING during a recession... or at least redesigned

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