CRM at the Speed of Light (4th Edition)




A social revolution in how we communicate has taken place in recent years. Smartphones, social web tools, and the instant availability of information in an aggregated and organized way provide real-time intelligence to customers, not just the enterprise.

Social CRM is critical to business success in today's hyper-connected environment. Customers' expectations are so great and their demands so empowered that a Social CRM strategy must be built around collaboration and customers engagement, not traditional operational customer management. It's the company's response to the customer's control of the conversation that makes Social CRM work.



Written by CRM guru Paul Greenberg, CRM at the Speed of Light, Fourth Edition, reveals best practices for a successful Social CRM implementation. Greenberg explains how this new paradigm involves the customer in a synergetic discussion to provide mutually beneficial value in a trusted and transparent business environment.

Throughout this definitive volume, you'll find examples of the new strategies for customer engagement and collaboration being used by cutting-edge companies, along with expert guidance on how your organization can and should adopt these innovations.

CRM at the Speed of Light, Fourth Edition, reviews the lat4est technological developments in the operational side of CRM, including vertical applications, and explains the fundamentals of the multifaceted CRM framework.

Find out why Paul Greenberg was named the #1 CRM influencer by InsideCRM in the completely recast edition of this international bestseller.

In addition to being the author of the bestselling CRM at the Speed of Light, Paul Greenberg is President of The 56 Group, LLC, a customer strategy consulting firm focused on cutting-edge CRM strategic services; a founding partner of the CRM training company, BPT Partners, LLC, a training a consulting venture composed of a number of CRM luminaries that has become the certification authority for the CRM industry; co-chairman of Rutgers University's CRM Research Center; Executive Vice President of the CRM Association; and a Board of Advisors member of the Baylor University MBA Program for CRM majors. Paul was named one of the most influential CRM leaders in 2008 by CRM Magazine. He is known for his work on the use of social media in CRM as tools for customer collaboration with a company. Currently, Paul lives in Manassas, Virginia, with his wife and five cats. You can reach him at paul-greenberg3@comcast.net, follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pgreenbe, or join up with him on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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