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QuickBooks or a CRM? Why SMBs need to consider both

Customer Think

Integrating a customer relationship management (CRM) system with QuickBooks, an accounting solution, can greatly benefit small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). QuickBooks CRM integration help businesses make more informed decisions and gain a deeper understanding of […]

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The CRM Value Chain – an Overview

Customer Think

By Francis Buttle[1], Julie Jones[2], Merlin Stone[3] Customer relationship management (CRM) has been around for over thirty years, but there’s still widespread misunderstanding about what it is.

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Why CRM Is Key To Boost Business Growth Potential?

Customer Think

In B2C environments, CRM solutions are essential to maintaining client relationships over time. Standard CRM systems in eCommerce allow you to register, track, and utilize data about customer interactions. Business owners use CRM systems to assess the big picture of their customers’ […].

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CRM Value Chain Enablers: Data & Analytics and Marketing/Sales/Service Processes

Customer Think

By Francis Buttle[1], Julie Jones[2], Merlin Stone[3] The CRM Value Chain (CRM VC), shown in figure 1, aims to demystify, characterise, and conceptualise CRM. The CRM VC is made up of three Core Processes supported by five Enablers all of which contribute to CRM’s goal of driving up customer profitability.

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The age of Conversational CRM is here

Zendesk

Conversational CRM is the new way businesses are managing their customer relationships, relying on new channels (like web and mobile messaging), new technologies (like AI that goes beyond the buzz) and new methods of staying on top of conversations (like fresh interfaces designed for agents).

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Why You Should Throw Out Your CRM

Totango

You don’t need your CRM. How Your Customer Success Platform Can Replace Your CRM. By definition, a CRM system is a tool for managing the data associated with customer relationships, so it may seem like a good idea to turn to your CRM to help you manage all of this data you’ve collected. Replace Your CRM with Totango.

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B2B Sales Leadership and CRM

Customer Think

What role should sales leadership play in their organisation’s deployment of CRM?A A CRM application lies at the centre of the technology stack of most sales organisations. It often represents one of the most significant investments made to support sales.

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