Michael Gullan
SOUTH AFRICA
How CRM can add measurable value to your brand

How CRM can add measurable value to your brand[Michael Gullan] Customer relationship marketing (CRM) is an important tool to help turn your marketing campaigns into a success. With this tool, repetitive tasks are automated, freeing up time for teams to engage with tasks, that are more demanding to meet business objectives...

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Michael Gullan
SOUTH AFRICA
How CRM can add measurable value to your brand - G&G Digital

How CRM can add measurable value to your brand[Michael Gullan] Customer relationship marketing also empowers businesses to learn more about who their consumers are and what they want...

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Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Why your business needs an account manager - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Whether you run a small company or a large corporation, account managers can oversee client relationships, handle difficult customer service scenarios and work with other team members to make the business stronger...

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Chris Moerdyk
SOUTH AFRICA
In tough times it pays to plan for things going wrong - Chris Moerdyk

Chris Moerdyk[Chris Moerdyk] Getting more business, staying in profit or just plain surviving, depends a lot on planning for things going wrong and knowing how to react quickly and properly...

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Nathalie Schooling
SOUTH AFRICA
Debunking 5 myths around CX

Debunking 5 myths around CX[Nathalie Schooling] Nathalie Schooling, founder and CEO of nlighten debunks a couple of myths around CX...

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Carmen Murray
SOUTH AFRICA
#FutureFit Yourself: Is your customer journey a map to failure?

#FutureFit Yourself: Is your customer journey a map to failure?
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[Carmen Murray] I've done my fair share of keynote addresses and training on customer experiences and what it means to deliver exceptional brand experiences that lends itself to loyalty, customer obsession and to drive the behaviour to grow, retain and acquire new customers...

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Refilwe Maluleke
SOUTH AFRICA
Experience trumps channel

Experience trumps channel[Refilwe Maluleke] Brands need to show up in relevant environments with tailored offerings and a seamless purchasing journey...

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Mornay Roberts-Lombard
SOUTH AFRICA
Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!

Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!
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[Mornay Roberts-Lombard] Customer satisfaction is simply no longer enough to ensure business success. Customers want to feel important, engaged and valued. They don't want to be satisfied - they want to be delighted!...

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Refilwe Maluleke
SOUTH AFRICA
Up, close and very personalised

Up, close and very personalised
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[Refilwe Maluleke] The shift to a more individualised society that values experiences more than goods has resulted in a strong drive towards personalisation...

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Eben Esterhuizen
SOUTH AFRICA
Six steps to successful customer relationship management

Six steps to successful customer relationship management
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[Eben Esterhuizen] As Easter looms businesses are looking for powerful ways to promote their goods and activate more sales. This should include beefing up customer relationship management (CMR) systems to streamline communication with potential clients and encourage more sales. Here are six steps to sprucing up your CRM and captivating customers at every touch point along the way...

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Wynand Smit
SOUTH AFRICA
Building customer relationships in an age of disloyalty

Building customer relationships in an age of disloyalty
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[Wynand Smit] Is loyalty from customers still an expectation? Probably not... Wynand Smit from Inovo reckons it's more about building relationships, and that takes special insights to get right. That's something businesses have in common across the continent...

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Juanita Pienaar
SOUTH AFRICA
The South African consumer is a real person

Trend forecaster, Nicola Cooper. © .
Trend forecaster, Nicola Cooper. © [[https://nicolacooper.co.za/the-team/ Nicola Cooper & Associates website]].
[Juanita Pienaar] International trends spotter Marian Salzman joined local trend analysts Nicola Cooper and Khumo Theko in highlighting the top pop culture trends affecting females at an event held at Inner City Ideas Cartel in Cape Town earlier this month...

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Sugeshni Subroyen
SOUTH AFRICA
4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019

4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019
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[Sugeshni Subroyen] Never has the emphasis on customer centricity been more rampant than it is in the era of the connected customer who, thanks to technology, has become more powerful and vocal than ever before, marking only the beginning of an era where failure to listen equals a rapid demise of your brand...

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Paula Sartini
SOUTH AFRICA
Customer experience: The marriage of marketing and technology

Customer experience: The marriage of marketing and technology
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[Paula Sartini] Paula Sartini, founder and CEO of BrandQuantum, delves into the new role of marketing and IT in the era of Customer Experience...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience
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[Leigh Andrews] On the second day of AfricaCom 2018, Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of asking if the customer experience exceeds the customer expectation...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
SA's first-ever BrandZ winners on the customer experience conversation

Viviers, Van Zyl, Salama and Tshukutswane at the BrandZ Cape Town panel discussion.
Viviers, Van Zyl, Salama and Tshukutswane at the BrandZ Cape Town panel discussion.
[Leigh Andrews] Panel discussions are notoriously difficult to report back on, but I couldn't resist sharing insights from a selection of the country's most valuable brands on factors that enhance the value they provide customers as per last week's Kantar Millward Brown SA BrandZ launch...

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Wynand Smit
SOUTH AFRICA
Recession-beating tips for customer retention

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[Wynand Smit] Stats SA recently announced the news of a second quarter fall of 0.7% in the Gross Domestic Product, and that this has officially plunged us into a recession. What should be of concern to companies is the burden of such a recession on consumers....

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
'Remember who's the hero of the story': The Narrative on winning UX

Narrative content director Robyn Daly
Narrative content director Robyn Daly
[Leigh Andrews] When it comes to content marketing, do you offer interactive tools and snappy content aimed at solving your customers' problems, or just keep regurgitating your static 'company profile' text? If your answer is closer to the latter, Narrative content director Robyn Daly explains why you need to put user experience first...

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Brent Haumann
SOUTH AFRICA
Chatbots are the future of customer communications

Chatbots are the future of customer communications
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[Brent Haumann] Two technologies that are set to have a particularly big impact on customer communication going forward are chatbots and machine learning...

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Chantel Troskie
SOUTH AFRICA
Progressive companies should turn CX into a competitive advantage

Progressive companies should turn CX into a competitive advantage
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[Chantel Troskie] Decision-makers need to understand that to use Customer Experience (CX) for competitive advantage, their customer-facing staff must be ready to switch hats on the fly and do so flawlessly...

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