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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) slides

Presentation slides from Customer Relationship Management (CRM) workshop as part of Destination Digital business support programme from Connecting Cambridgeshire.

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) slides

  1. 1. Introduction to CRM – Customer Relationship Management - much more than just a contact database
  2. 2. Why CRM? “A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.” Henry Ford
  3. 3. Agenda/Topics • What is CRM? • Value of Data • Relationships – Marketing – Sales – Customer Service – Data Management • Questions and Answers
  4. 4. Who we are • IMMIX Solutions • Dorette and Arild • Implementers of Microsoft Dynamics CRM • Business Focus as opposed to Software focused
  5. 5. What is CRM? • Software vs Strategy • Customer Focus • Data Focus • Not just for big companies….. • And not just for the sales department…
  6. 6. Value of Data • Know your Customers • A 360 degree view of the Customer • Current and Accurate • Easy to find • Consistent – one version of the truth • Company ownership of data • Audit Trail
  7. 7. Know your Customers • Makes it easier to predict future behavior and needs • Makes it easier to upsell and cross sell • Makes the Customer feel loved and cared for -> More profit per customer -> More referrals -> Customers that stay with you for longer -> Better visibility of “Good” and “Bad” Customers
  8. 8. Current and Accurate data – that you can find • Less embarrassing situations • Much less time spent looking for information • Easier to step in when staff leave and go on holiday -> Saves time, more effective staff -> Staff can focus on productive work -> Can grow without hiring new staff -> Every customer feels like a VIP
  9. 9. A good CRM system makes you proactive • Reminders when you need to follow up • Dashboards that keeps you focused -> More timely closing of deals -> Keeping you focused on the important stuff -> Easier to step in for staff not present
  10. 10. A good CRM system improves your processes • Standardises your processes • Improves the weakest link
  11. 11. A good CRM system is used • Some of the best CRM systems in the world fail as they are not used………. -
  12. 12. Areas of CRM From cradle to grave • Marketing – Manage marketing campaigns • Start making informed decisions • Keep templates for future use – Send targeted email campaigns • Know what information you sent to whom and when
  13. 13. Areas of CRM From cradle to grave • Sales – Managing your opportunity pipeline – A more structured sales process – Follow up on Quotes • Service – Managing issues/cases – Scheduling
  14. 14. What should a CRM solution have? • Integration with Outlook/email – Your communication is mostly via emails, and if it does not integrate easily the users will not use it • Flexible enough to cater for your needs - now and as you grow • Mobile devices
  15. 15. What should a CRM solution have? • Dashboards – To easily visualise the data – Easily interact with the data • Good reporting – Visibility of reality • Export to and import from Excel – For further analysis
  16. 16. What solution to choose? • Know what you need, now and in the future • What problems are you trying to fix? • Get help/assistance • Free is not always free • Focus on business processes and your requirements • Return on Investment is key!!
  17. 17. What solution to choose? • Some more to consider – Free vs paid – On own PC/Server vs in “the cloud” • What is the cloud? – What is needed now vs what is needed later
  18. 18. What is out there? • There are a lot of CRM suppliers out there • The big 4 – SAP – Oracle – Microsoft – Salesforce • SMB – SugarCRM – Zoho – Etc.
  19. 19. Why we chose Microsoft Dynamics CRM? • Easy to modify to fit our customers business • A platform to support business processes • Familiar user interface • Great integration to Outlook • Very good Workflow functionality • Scalable from 1 to hundreds of users
  20. 20. How do we do a project? • Workshop to establish requirements • Modify system to fit business processes – AND giving business advise about improvements • Phased approach • Go live and hand-holding • Long term business relationship
  21. 21. Some screenshots - Dashboard
  22. 22. Some screenshots – Customer List
  23. 23. Some screenshots – Customer Record
  24. 24. Q & A