In these le an times the ability to attract an d retain customers can prove a real competitive advantage over the competition. An effective CRM strategy helps companies attract and retain customers in today’s economic climate.
Integrated CRM systems provide quality service and build relationships by insuring the right people get the right information at the right time. Delays due to credit holds or incomplete approvals are avoided with integration into back-office systems, eliminating conflicting information. Sales solutions are based on an improved familiarity with the customer’s information. Support staff contributes to these solutions and advocates for them.
CRM technology empowers small to medium-sized businesses with the ability to deliver quality customer experiences without the overhead of capital-intensive IT solutions that large corporations have.
CRM systems must have the ability to integrate seamlessly with customers’ applications, such as back office systems, proposal generation, the web and customer-facing tools. Finally, it is critical that the system be able to integrate to handheld devices such as Blackberries. These tools provide sales and support with instant access to customer information to ensure quality.
- Integrated CRM systems
- CRM for small to medium-sized businesses
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