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Marketing Automation

Marketing automation and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can help organizations build better relationships with customers, both new and old. Explore tools, techniques, and marketing automation platforms for analyzing and responding to customer behavior with unique marketing. Browse our latest marketing automation news, analysis, and advice. 

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Zero-Party Data: Personalization and Privacy Can Coexist

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

Demystifying Cryptocurrencies: Promise and Potential Lead to Growing Appeal

Marketers can boost their image with tech-savvy consumers by accepting e-cash

Selling Opens Up with 3-D Visualization

Marketing and sales reps are using 3-D technology to reach potential customers wherever they might be

Marketers Need to Optimize for Voice Search

The voice channel presents unique opportunities and challenges for marketers

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5 Rules for Customer Engagement in Challenging Times

Sales is about much more than the dotted line. In this environment, the customer's end-to-end journey with you is beyond crucial. Here are some best practices to help guide your customer journey through the crisis.

Machine Learning Is Your Secret Weapon for Customer Acquisition

A CRM solution that includes machine learning adds the ability to access predictive analytics, automate email marketing campaigns, and drive customer transactions.

Forget Customer Experience—Customer Care Is the New Way Forward

If you want to reap visible results in the form of customer retention, loyalty, and, ultimately, sales, customer experience has to be replaced with customer care as its proactive, more human-like version.

3 Ways to Tie Artificial Emotional Intelligence into the Customer Journey

With so many interactions having moved from face-to-face to online, it has become more important than ever to be able to gauge emotions from afar. Today's AI is increasingly up to the task.

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Why Can’t We Just Put Customers First and All Get Along?

Disharmony can impact customers, employees, and the bottom line

Voice + AI Represents the Next Chapter in CRM’s Evolution

As voice technologies become ubiquitous, customer interactions will never be the same

Technology Can Help Us Through the Tough Times

COVID-19 spurred companies to finally start embracing new technologies to continue operations as their employees were being urged to stay home

How to Avoid Dark Patterns that Frustrate and Anger Your Customers

At a time when trust is so critical, interface designs that mislead or trick customers are worst practices

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