Buying a new system especially in times of recession is probably not the first thing on any businesses mind. 4pm would like to stress the importance of using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and how it can benefit your company in these recessionary times.
Show your existing customers other products/services you have to offer
One of the best features of a CRM system is having the ability
to store all the relevant information about your customers and to have this information all in one place so you can conduct analysis for future opportunities. Evaluate what your existing clients needs may be that they may not be aware of.
Focus on your most valuable consumers
Each and every one of your customers should be important, but when times are tough we need to concentrate on the ones which generate the most revenue. This way you can save a lot of time AND money. Analytical tools in CRM systems can help you to rank your customers by revenue. Or find out which product or service is the most profitable one!
Make a better lead analysis possible Even in a recession you need to attract new buyers. Try to get as much information as possible. What are these potential consumers like? What do they need most? A CRM system can show you where to find them in the buying cycle.
Loyal customers are worth a mint
Your clients need to rely on you. If you promised to call him on Monday morning and you forget, you have failed to meet his expectation and diluted your customer relations. It is not easy to satisfy all your customers’ questions and circumstances, that’s why CRM system, which centralises client history is essential. You can’t risk losing clients due to lack of organisation.