A comprehensive checklist for auditing different customer data types in a CRM or Email marketing system
In today’s world of ever-increasing data availability, volume and variety the challenge to know which data is valuable to you is a key step in starting to build a marketing solution. An often-cited response is that ‘all data is important’ and this may be true, but to help decide which elements are critical in the initial stages of building your solution a method to identify at the value of each type of customer data is key.
In this post, I will look at how to audit customer data based on its type and value. The examples will show why it's important to be selective when reviewing customer data in CRM and Email marketing.
Over numerous implementations of Marketing Database solutions, I have seen many types…
Discover the latest trends and innovations in customer relationship management to truly integrate your financial services CRM marketing
From account opening, saving money, investing, to foreign currency exchange, financial services marketing leaders are looking to create a user-centric digital environment to respond to users’ expectations. Financial services CRM today means providing customers with more innovative and complete financial services with partners from different industries, including telecom companies, FinTech start-ups, and insurance companies.
Financial services companies have often perceived the strength of digital purely as an acquisition channel. As customer relationships have become more complex, the growth of new distribution channels has increased combined with the exponential growth of new technology means financial services CRM marketing is more important than ever, for both customer acquisition and retention and lifetime value.
Larger financial brands also understand as their historic dominance is continually being squeezed by startups such as FinTechs focusing on retention can drive up…
SMEs need to choose a CRM that is easy to use and will grow with their business - without additional costs
A good customer relationship management system is vital. Whether you're a large enterprise with multiple products, integrated marketing and sales teams, and have thousands of monthly customers or are a small start-up wanting to better understand your customer journey and nurture a small number of leads, a CRM that grows with you is just as important as having a winning business strategy or an optimized PPC campaign.
Understanding how your customers interact with your brand, how you interact with your customers and how it all fits together in a succinct and integrated customer lifecycle, will help every size company manage and analyze customer interactions and data.
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Both online and offline businesses are using social media to market their brands to their target audiences.
There are about 4.338 billion internet users. Out of these, about 3.484 billion people use social media, which translates to almost half the population of the world. This makes it one of the most important platforms to reach your customers.
Both online and offline businesses are using social media to market their brands to their target audiences. However, with the right Customer Relationship Management software (CRM), you can improve your customer service through social media too. A presence on social media makes it easier for customers to reach out to your business for any queries.
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From productivity and revenue to a deeper understanding of customer behavior, businesses are living and dying by their CRM data
The need for that data is growing, too. CRM as an industry is expected to boom to over $40 billion by the end of 2017. Meanwhile, the ROI of a well-implemented CRM system is nothing to scoff at, with oft-cited stats ranging anywhere from $5.60 for every dollar spent to $8.71 and beyond.
But as is the case when dealing with heaps of data, organizations oftentimes to fall into one of two traps:
Those looking at their organizations’ data are drowning in it, completely overwhelmed and in over their heads in terms of what their CRM numbers actually mean.
Companies are making data-driven decisions thanks to CRM; however, they’re not focused on the most prudent elements of their business.
These problems plague marketers in particular. Econsultancy notes that only 33% of…