Software isn’t just a purchase; it’s a relationship. As it evolves and updates to meet new technology demands, the relationship grows between software providers and the end-user—the customer—as the perpetual buying cycle continues. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers often excel in customer service in order to survive because they’re engaged in a perpetual buying cycle in more ways than one. Good customer service helps ensure customer satisfaction, fosters growth through social media and word-of-mouth referrals, and gives
Collecting customer feedback is the obvious first step in providing optimal customer experiences. But it’s only the first step. Nothing is accomplished unless that feedback drives some kind of action. Too often feedback is collected, aggregated into a database of responses, analyzed over time, reports are generated, and eventually a presentation is made recommending changes. By then the customers who provided the feedback have determined that nothing is being done with their input and they’ve
We share quite a bit about acquisition but not enough about customer retention. Great marketing strategies aren’t as simple as driving more and more leads, it’s also about driving the right leads. Retaining customers is always a fraction of the cost of acquiring new ones. With the pandemic, companies hunkered down and weren’t as aggressive at acquiring new products and services. Additionally, in-person sales meetings and marketing conferences severely hampered acquisition strategies at most companies.
How do I get started on social media? This is a question that I continue to get when I speak on the impact of social media on a business’ marketing efforts. First, let’s discuss why your company would want to be active on social media. Reasons Why Businesses Use Social Media Marketing Here’s a great explainer video on 7 ways that your social media marketing can drive business results. How To Get Started With Social
As mobile native frameworks decrease development time and drive down development costs, mobile applications are becoming a must-have for many companies to drive innovation. Building your own mobile application isn’t at all costly and unwieldy as it was just a couple of years ago. Fueling the industry are app development companies with different specialty center and certifications, all aggressive in building business applications that can positively impact every aspect of your business. How Mobile Apps