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Social CRM > Magazine Features

Social CRM, or social relationship management enhances the customer relationship and lead interactions through the use of social networking on sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

Identity Resolution Moves into the Contact Center

The popular marketing technology is aiding in routing, fraud detection, and issue resolution

Zero-Party Data: Personalization and Privacy Can Coexist

When customers provide data directly to companies, consent takes on a new meaning for marketers

Marketers Need to Optimize for Voice Search

The voice channel presents unique opportunities and challenges for marketers

Social Media Influencers Can Boost Customer Service’s Image

Businesses ask happy customers to share their feelings on social media

7 Steps to Heat Up Cold Calling

Cold calling has become more challenging as technology has evolved, but it still offers a prime opportunity to land a new deal

In Modern Marketing, It’s All About Location, Location, Location

Technological advances are expanding what businesses can do with location-based marketing

Personas Become Key to Successful Marketing

Customer profiles can help reach buyers with precision, but it takes effort

2020: The 5G Revolution Begins

Wireless carriers finally begin their 5G rollouts, and the business potential is huge, as a world of new opportunities opens not just for consumers but for the companies that want to do business with them.

Customer Data Platforms Emerge as Marketing’s Latest Holy Grail

Companies adopt a new way to collect information in their ongoing quest to gain a single view of the customer

Channels Collide as Physical and Digital Converge

In 2020, customers will demand both in-store and online touchpoints

Tips to Avoid Drowning in Data

Having tons of customer data means nothing unless companies can turn it into actionable intelligence that they can use to influence or alter the bottom line. That translation might not happen immediately, but it has to happen eventually if data projects are to sustain themselves.

When It Comes to Texting, Companies Need to Strike a Balance

Texting is a viable business communications tool, but inefficiencies still abound

It’s Not Too Late to Add Text Messaging to Your Marketing Strategy

Customers are showing a growing acceptance of text messaging by businesses

Businesses See a Sales Lift with Texting

Many companies are converting leads to sales with SMS outreach

The Meandering Path from IVRs to IVAs

Opportunities abound for emerging voice intelligence solutions, but companies need to be mindful about what the systems can and cannot deliver

The Best Software, Solutions, and Leaders: The 2019 CRM Market Awards

The Best CRM Software and Solutions: The 2019 CRM Market Leader Awards

Our finalist and winners in nine categories point the way forward with the latest products and capabilities hitting the market

Top Leaders in CRM: The 2019 CRM Influential Leader Awards

Join us in recognizing their achievements

Six Top Innovating CRM Companies for 2019: The CRM Rising Star Awards

These vendors provide the products, services, and integrations that add up to innovation

The Best CRM Case Studies: The 2019 CRM Elite Customer Awards

The user companies that demonstrate the power of a good solution