For the Customer-Brand Relationship, Consent Is King
Clearly communicating the value customers can get in exchange for their data can get them to start trusting your data practices again.
The 3 Dos and 3 Don’ts of Successful Customer Onboarding
Avoidable customer churn is costing businesses over $136 billion a year, and the main reason customers leave in the first year is because they never got value from your product in the first place. They fail to launch.
4 Obstacles to Successful Push Notification Campaigns, and How to Remove Them
Brands increasingly rely on push notifications to engage with customers and keep them coming back, but obstacles can prevent these messages from reaching their intended target.
With Digital Experience Delivery, Being Agile Pays Off—Literally
Beware of convoluted processes, lengthy rounds of approval, and legacy technology, all of which can thwart rapid digital experience management and delivery.
With Contact Centers Going Remote, Data Security Must Be a Priority
Data theft is a real threat to the finance, product development, and human resource departments of large organizations. The unique vulnerability of contact centers, especially with remote agents, means that data security needs to be urgently addressed.
Sales Gamification Programs Should Reward Revenue, Not Activity
While leaderboards and levels are great, a good design isn't about how pretty or rich your user interface is. It's about serving up the right outcome-driven "move" coupled with the right incentive.
How AI Is Reimagining the Customer Experience
Customers know that AI-driven tools exist for personalizing the experience because they encounter the technology everywhere they go online: Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, etc. Fortunately, organizations of all sizes can use AI-driven tools to power their customer experience and compete in the big leagues.
4 Sales Strategies for Gaining and Retaining Customers
B2B sales organizations need to implement smarter strategies and technologies that will allow them to serve up the right data, the right guidance, and the right insight at the right time to be able to connect with buyers on an emotional level.
4 Ways for Marketers to Maximize Customer Retention
One of the best moves that brands can make in 2021 is to prioritize customer retention, which means reassessing your past strategies and adding value to your customer experiences.
Redefining Customer 360: Building a Better Master Data Management Initiative
In planning for an MDM implementation enabling a 360-degree view of the customer, organizations need to refrain from approaching each master data domain separately and sequentially—"multidomain" should be taken to mean the freedom and flexibility to model only those master data entities and attributes that contribute to the agreed-upon business outcomes.
How the Pandemic Pushed Retail Marketers To Personalize
The pandemic's effect on shopping behaviors will demand more experiences and more personalization in a brand's marketing efforts. Let's take a look at how personalization is evolving, and what marketers can do next to elevate their strategies.
6 Steps for Recruiting Top Sales Talent
Pandemic-related shifts mean that every member of a strong sales team must be adaptable enough to pivot their strategies and processes and engaged enough to learn new skills and technologies.
SMS Marketing: How to Generate, Nurture, and Convert More Leads with Text Messages
Text message marketing holds massive potential for lead generation, but only if executed correctly. Here's a guide to maximize your SMS success.
Customer Value Management: Filling the Value Gap in CRM Tools
Salespeople are always asked about the value customers get from their product or service, but getting to the answer is hard work. CVM can streamline and automate those efforts, letting you quantify the value of each relationship you have.
3 Digital Marketing Strategy Mistakes You’re Making
Marketers must approach 2021 with concrete plans to reach and convert their audience while remaining flexible enough to adapt to evolving preferences and changed sales environments. Of course, this is easier said than done.
Customer Data Unification: The Art and Science of Knowing Your Customers
Customer data comes from disparate sources, and the key to using it for market differentiation is bringing it all together.
How AI Can Bridge the Gaps Between CRM, Marketing, and Sales
A new class of AI-powered solutions now has the ability to harness CRM data, merge it with multiple sources of sales and marketing information, and intelligently predict the likelihood of customer actions and behaviors.
3 Ways Cloud Data Warehouses Help Marketers and Improve CX
No more data silos, no more confusing or outdated campaigns, no unnecessary costs—instead, you engage with your customer as they exist in the moment, not with 15 slightly different versions of that customer.
5 Reasons Sellers Want to Ditch Their Traditional CRM
And here's how to help them: design CRM tools that help them succeed at what they do best—sell.
4 Ways Speech Analytics Can Build the Contact Center of the Future Right Now
To stay ahead in this challenging market, contact centers are turning to speech analytics technology to analyze customer interactions and ensure compliance at every step of the customer journey.