CRM’s Storied Past
The milestones that brought CRM to where it is now
CRM Has a History of Aspiration, Accomplishment, and Automation
Analysts reflect on an industry that has seen many challenges overcome and others yet to be resolved.
Keys to Understanding the Metaverse—and How Your Business Can Benefit
The metaverse is already here, and it's important to ask the right questions before moving in
Keys to Keeping the Consumer Connection in a Digital World
Customers have many options today, and keeping them engaged on the right channels might keep them coming back.
Is Your Company Ready for Shoppable TV?
Here's how to get in on one of the hottest marketing trends going.
A Road Map for Creating a Winning Mobile App
Why companies need a mobile app today and how to create one.
The Best CRM Software, Solutions, and Innovators: The 2021 CRM Industry Awards
Our 20th annual awards recognize the vendors that shined the brightest during the past year.
The Best CRM Software and Solutions: The 2021 CRM Industry Leader Awards
Our top five picks in 10 categories point the way forward with the best products and capabilities hitting the market in customer service, marketing, and sales.
Six Top Innovating CRM Companies for 2021: The CRM Conversation Starters
These vendors kept the industry abuzz with products, services, and integrations that add up to innovation in sales, marketing, and customer service.
The Best Marketing Automation Software and Solutions: The 2021 CRM Industry Leader Awards
Facebook Is Now Kustomer-Centric: The 2021 CRM Conversation Starters
Facebook increasingly looks to help companies do business on its site and makes a larger push into social commerce.
Zendesk Moves into a New Suite and New Markets: The 2021 CRM Conversation Starters
Recent moves have transformed the San Francisco-based company into a full-featured CRM vendor, providing software-as-a-service products related to customer support, sales, and customer communications.
The Leading Companies and Hottest Trends and Technologies in Customer Service, Marketing, and Sales: The 2021 CRM Top 100
CRM presents its third annual rundown of the leading companies and hottest trends in customer relationship management.
The Top Customer Service Trends: Digital Channels Overtake Service Options
Despite interactions moving online, the human connection is still vital.
The Top Sales Trends: Digital Technology and Social Issues Drive Dramatic Changes in Sales
Low pricing and high quality become less vital to sales' success or failure
Contact Center Infrastructure: It's Time to Assess Your Tools and Technology
Weigh your capabilities, identify weaknesses, and implement multichannel solutions that keep pace with industry standards and consumer expectations.
Customer Intent: Elusive, but Not Impossible to Obtain
When it comes to customer purchases, understand why they buy, not just what
Technology Alternatives to the Third-Party Cookie
Marketers need to be more proactive and attentive to privacy concerns.
Tips for Remote Selling During and After COVID-19
New channels have surely emerged, but existing customers keep their value.
Use Digital Platforms to Drive In-Store Traffic, and Vice Versa
Online and offline environments are no longer competitors for the same retail customers