To Get Maximum Benefit From Your CRM, Don’t Overlook These Capabilities
Like anything else, CRM solutions are only as effective as the way you use them, and not all sales teams are fully exploiting the technology's features.
How Are CRM and $100 Trillion in Economic Value Connected?
Digital transformation is expected to create enormous value in the coming years, so now's the time to shift to digitizing processes and operations and help your organization support rapid change and innovation.
Get Over Your Cloud Security Concerns
If you haven't moved key operational functions like managing customer communications to the cloud due to data security concerns, get over it; much of your customer data is already there.
Back to Monolithic Applications in BI and Data Analytics? Top 3 Ways That Marketers Could Be Affected
What Salesforce's blockbuster Tableau acquisition and other consolidation moves in the industry mean for marketers and their CRM efforts, both the good and the possibly bad.
Retain Customers with These 5 Types of Emails
An effective strategy for customer maintenance and retention starts with these tried-and-true forms of outreach.
Uncover More Marketing Opportunities with a Portfolio Value Statement
A PVS can give you a complete view into different aspects of your customer database—including revenue, marketability, and engagement—revealing how your customer base is evolving, and what you need to do to build you bottom line.
Why Marketing in the Digital Age Needs To Be a Two-Way Dialogue
Organizations should take a human-centric, technology-enabled approach to marketing by helping customers shape their own online experiences and understand what their data is worth.
Customer Data Platforms: The Next Evolutionary Step for Marketing Automation
Marketing automation systems, with their limited data and reach, are but a cog in the complex CDP machine that can collect, process, and leverage information through various tools and applications.
4 Boxes to Check With Your New CRM Purchase
A CRM system is only valuable if your team actually uses it. Here's what to look for.
Turn Customer Service Calls into Enterprise Knowledge Graphs
Knowledge graphs make speech recognition and text analytics immediately accessible, enabling real-time customer interactions that can maximize business objectives and revenues.
Personalization Is an Outcome, Not a Strategy
It results from knowing who you're targeting, developing tactics for how to engage them, and customizing messaging to make sure you're as relevant as can be.
How Yesterday’s Direct Marketing Evolved into Today’s Customer Relationship Marketing
A person's change of address used to be a major marketing trigger. Now the triggers are everywhere.
Turn Your CRM into the Tool Your Sellers Need
Today's CRM systems capture details that relate to—and create incentives around—the underlying key factor that drives better sales results: seller behavior.
4 Things Sales Managers Need From a CRM System
The right CRM solution can save you time and money, but it can also get in the way and end up being a hindrance to your ability to successfully manage people.
4 Reasons Why Contact Centers Need a Strong CRM Strategy
By funneling all customer information into a rich database, companies can simplify interactions—both for the people they serve and the ones they employ.
CRM’s 3 Data Dilemmas, and How to Solve Them
Despite all the advances in CRM, most mainstream platforms lack the ability to do even more with field sales data.
4 Steps to Ensure CRM Success
CRM works best with a sound sales and marketing strategy, and vice-versa.
Digital Process Automation: Harmonizing the ‘Digital Inside’ with the ‘Digital Outside’
DPA, also known as intelligent automation (IA), enables you to design and deliver processes built for the digital world, ones that place the customer—and the outcomes they desire—at the center of every journey.
5 Marketing Lessons Everyone Can Learn From Beer
Customer loyalty is clearly not what it used to be. To thrive in today's intensely competitive environment, beer marketers have grown to rely on these data-driven insights that any marketer can appreciate and use.
Voice of the Process: Don’t Just Watch What Customers Say, Watch What They Do
By capturing and analyzing actual customer behavioral data, you can close the voice-of-the-customer blind spot, understanding consumer needs through their actions.