The Spice House has a long history of pioneering how spices are
sold. Since 1957, its flagship brick-and-mortar location has been a
go-to hub for grabbing a cup of coffee and taking in the full spice
experience—smelling, grinding, tasting, touching, and talkin’ spices
and their backstories with the owners.
Today, The Spice House sells more than 400 spices, blends, rubs, and
extracts across several retail locations and the ecommerce store. See
how Drip ecommerce CRM helps The Spice House bring a great instore
experience to their online space.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Healthcare organizations are integrating intelligent virtual assistants to enhance online experience and reduce costs. This guide overviews the capabilities and benefits of using virtual assistants to engage, optimize, and complement existing service channels.
Published By: Sailthru
Published Date: Aug 15, 2016
Download this guide to discover how to find a partner that moves beyond antiquated batch-and-blast methodologies to impact:
-Audience retention rates
-Effective reporting and predictive analytics
Who should download:
-Online Media and Digital Publishing Executives
-Directors of Audience Development, CRM, and Engagement
-Email Marketing Managers
Today’s customers are empowered with information – if they want to know something, they can look it up in an instant. Having information they need at their fingertips is expected. Having information at the ready – whether your sales or service personnel are in the field or in the office – is no longer a competitive advantage, it’s expected and required. In this whitepaper, you will learn how Scribe’s customer data integration solutions and connectors let you put customer information where it needs to go quickly and easily. Don’t be that business who makes their customers wait for answers!
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
In our 35-criteria evaluation of sales force
automation (SFA) providers, we identified the 10
most significant ones — bpm’online, CRMNEXT,
Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle, Pegasystems,
Salesforce, SAP, and SugarCRM — and
researched, analyzed, and scored them. This
report shows how each provider measures up
and helps application development and delivery
(AD&D) professionals make the right choice.
The ability to make quick, well-informed decisions is critical to competitiveness and growth for most companies. Read the white paper to see how Data warehouse solutions can deliver business insight across virtually any business process or function. And also how they're particularly valuable for understanding sales, profiling customers and analyzing business costs.
When new ideas and market opportunities arise, Vodafone New Zealand's goes directly to customers for their feedback. The company has 30,000 New Zealanders on their community panel, Vodafone Voice. With rapid results and actionable insights, the panel is able to provide Vodafone Executives timely answers to make informed decisions that maintain brand relevance for customers. Vodafone relies on the panel to assist in making decisions around which products, services or offerings are worth pursuing.
When times get tough, people re examine old habits and brand loyalties. Consumers are more conscious about spending their hard earned money and their tastes shift dramatically as they cut back. Virgin Mobile USA was able to see exactly how their consumers were changing during the economic downturn by surveying their online community of customers. The panel brings together hundreds of customers to interact with the organization on a variety of issues. The results were so interesting that both Forbes Magazine and the Chicago Tribune wrote an article about the findings.
Kodak's community-which boasts over 2,600 members to date-has been effective in combining quantitative and qualitative research initiatives, resulting in a more comprehensive understanding of consumer behavior, trends, and demand, which the company continues to use to its advantage. In addition to evaluating existing products and marketing initiatives, it has helped to identify new product and marketing opportunities through analysis of how members shop.
Roxy, global designer, producer and distributor of clothing and accessories, needed a way to connect with teenage girls on an ongoing basis to help produce, design and advertise their clothes. Roxy decided to find style mavens – girls who are the trend setters among their peers – and instead of doing ad-hoc focus groups of 20-30, they created an online community of over 900 girls.
Published By: Cymfony
Published Date: Jul 11, 2007
The Internet has become a hospitable environment for people looking to advance aggressive forms of criticism against corporations. The same social media technologies that strengthen your company’s relationship with consumers also make is easy for a single critic to mount an aggressive campaign against you. This whitepaper will present new research that reveals what drives this type of aggressive behavior.
Published By: Cymfony
Published Date: Jul 11, 2007
This new study by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society analyzed corporate attacks against leading companies like Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, AOL, Genzyme and Lufthansa. This study establishes three profiles of corporate attacks and examines the unique behavior patterns and personal motivations behind each.
IDG Research Services recently queried 144 CIO Magazine subscribers to gain insight into how and why collaboration technology is creating competitive advantage. This summary report explores different market trends with commentary from key respondents as well as WebEx's Knight, an industry expert. Learn more today!
The Internet is revolutionizing technical support. But, this efficiency often comes with a price in customer satisfaction. Customers expect to be able to solve their own problems or immediately communicate with a person who can make things right. But too often, these expectations aren't met. What's needed is a new class of software: web-based Automated Contact Distribution.
Published By: Ensight
Published Date: Dec 03, 2008
The online advertising industry is a billion-pound industry1, with hundreds of millions spent on online acquisition campaigns alone; from Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising on search engines like Google and Yahoo!, to banner ads, email campaigns, organic search, blogging and web PR.
Accor is one of the world's largest travel, tourism and corporate services companies. With over 4,000 hotels worldwide, Accor Hotels covers all segments from economy to upscale. Sofitel, Novotel and Motel 6 are just a few of Accor's hotel brands. Accor's online relationship marketing strategy aims to convert prospects into customers and build customer value through increasing the depth of relationships and growing revenues from repeat bookings, cross-sales, up-sales and referrals.
The late 1990s marked AXA Bank’s foray into email marketing. For the first phase of this project, AXA Bank management decided to use a bulk email tool to push Web content to customers. However, this tool rapidly showed its limitations in terms of scalability and functionality. No personalization, tracking or reporting functionality was available, and many operations (such as list management) had to be performed outside the tool, by hand. Marketing teams also required constant IT support, especially as email volumes increased. By 2002, ready for a more sophisticated approach, the bank sought to personalize and expand its online marketing to improve effectiveness.
Today, many organizations struggle to optimize online and offline marketing campaigns across an ever growing number of new marketing channels. CMOs are increasingly accountable for demonstrating Return on Marketing Investments (ROMI) across channels and initiatives. Despite an abundance of campaign management technologies (enterprise marketing management, lead management, CRM, marketing automation, email marketing and a variety of point solutions) marketing departments still struggle with campaign performance, campaign workflow, and campaign management; particularly across multiple marketing channels.
Attend this webcast to see the product in action (including integration to Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services), to understand the competitive advantages Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online has over other solutions in the market, and to hear examples of successful customers managing their customer relationships in the cloud.
Attend this webcast to see Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online in action, including integration to Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS), and learn about customers who have used Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online.
This new smith+co white paper explores the importance of the customer experience and the role of technology in creating, nurturing and strengthening customer relationships with every single interaction.
B2B marketers, like their B2C colleagues, have diligently worked at perfecting the art of shaping customer and prospect perceptions. They have years of experience developing precisely targeted communications comprised of finely tuned content directed at the specific audiences they want to influence. Traditional brand marketing requires the engineering of messages that engender the right impressions about the company’s products in the marketplace. The traditional art of branding has grown and flourished for many years. But that’s all begun to change.
Published By: Insightly
Published Date: May 29, 2015
Today’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications for small and medium sized businesses are easy to use, powerful and affordable and can give your business the same advantages as large organizations.
Thinking of adding video to your site? Read this guide to learn why it is important to use online video to increase conversions on your site and practical suggestions on the best ways to accomplish your goal.