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Adoption of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology is essential to small and medium-sized businesses. Over time, more platforms and resources have become available to organizations of all sizes. Get in-depth analysis and advice and learn more about CRM for small and mid-sized businesses from CRM Magazine.

The 3 Stages of Personalization

Gartner lays out the keys for personalization to help companies deliver helpful and relevant messages

Required Reading: Replace Managing with The Coaching Effect

Managers make sure processes are followed; coaches drive growth

What Will 2019 Bring for CRM?

Industry insiders share their predictions for the coming year

Companies Don't Need Websites to Benefit from SEO

Links to local search results also rely on accurate and up-to-date information on the Web.

Required Reading: Connecting with The Transformational Consumer

The most impactful customers are seeking health, wealth, and wisdom

Mobile Sales Force Automation Apps Are Set to Soar

As prepackaged SFA solutions are made easily available, businesses are expected to increase adoption.

Business Voicemail Goes Unanswered

Most callers would rather hang up than leave a message.

How Reliable Is That Online Review?

Twenty-one percent of consumers write about products they've never used.

On the Scene: NRF's Big Show

Harnessing technology to improve the retail experience.

The Key to Delivering Amazing Customer Service

Shep Hyken outlines Ace Hardware's secrets to going beyond 'satisfactory.'

SMB Mobile Adoption Is on a Fast Track

Sixty-eight percent will increase mobile spending in the next year.

SMBs Seek Enterprise-Class Predictive Analytics

Simple and adaptive solutions can reduce costs and improve profitability for small companies.

SMBs Leap into Marketing Automation

CMOs are on pace to spent more on IT than CIOs.

SMB Hosted CRM Market Set to Triple by 2015

Rapid growth in the SaaS CRM market is paving the way for "Social CRM" adoption, says AMI.

A Lot to Manage

CRM can help firms struggling with longer selling processes

Companies Need to Make Better Friends

Study identifies the main triggers for consumer disengagement in online marketing campaigns

Egyptian Unrest Puts Call Centers To the Test

Companies scramble to relocate outsourced operations in the wake of violent political protests

Hotels Go Mobile for a Better Stay

Properties create apps to reach prospective guests and the ones they have

Go Beyond Facebook and Twitter

Engage customers with empathy online and offline, advises Social Nation author Barry Libert

Most Vendors Embrace Social CRM

A study evaluates the performance of leading vendors