Social CRMon a shoestring XPG Digital Marketing Clo Willaerts Yento, 24 May 2011
What is CRM?Customer Relationship Management● Strategy for overseeing clients and sales prospects● Technology to organise, automate, and synchronize business processes: ● sales activities, ● marketing, ● customer service, ● technical support
Social CRMChess Media Groups Guide to Understanding Social CRM:"Social CRM is based on the simple premise that you are able to interact with your customers based on their needs, not your rules."
Cluetrain [M]arkets are conversations. Their members communicate in language that is natural, open, honest, direct, funny and often shocking. Whether explaining or complaining, joking or serious, the human voice is unmistakably genuine. It cant be faked.
How I use social CRMCold calling [...], which used to be a backbone method in sales, will become less prominent. Rather than pick up the telephone and call someone we have never contacted before, we will pick up the telephone and call someone with whom we have had an established relationship via Twitter or Linkedln.‘The New Handshake’ (Joan C. Curtis and Barbara Giamanco)