Oracle CRM On Demand For Travel Industry : Part 2

Organizing Customer Information With CRM On-Demand In the previous article, we discussed about how Oracle CRM On Demand (CRMOD) can help Travel Industry through various facets. Here we will discuss in detail how CRMOD can integrate with travel and tourism vertical. Currently, online reservations are the most preferred choices for travelling. For instance, think of … Continue reading Oracle CRM On Demand For Travel Industry : Part 2

Beware Of Inactive Inboxes

We have a curious problem in our apartment, Not something which can be resolved by calling a plumber or electrician. There are 8 flats in this apartment and we have a small association of owners. We meet once in a while and discuss things such as maintenance fee, current issues, possible solutions etc., In paper, … Continue reading Beware Of Inactive Inboxes

Oracle CRM On Demand For Travel Industry : Part 1

Today’s increasingly competitive travel industry caters to different types of tourism needs, but actually, identifying, developing and retaining high value customers has become increasingly difficult for entrepreneurs. Refining customer needs and building customized value proposals is not the only strategic move for businesses to survive this competition, but you also need something very reliable to … Continue reading Oracle CRM On Demand For Travel Industry : Part 1

Excelling in Service Quality

It is a dream of every services organization right from coffee shop to hi-tech professional services organization to excel in service quality. It is easier said than done. Measuring service quality is lot more difficult than measuring product performance due to many factors. Some of the key factors that differentiate service quality among service providers … Continue reading Excelling in Service Quality

Clarity In Communication

Saw a newspaper advertisement for a general insurance service, with the following text prominently displayed: No Claim Bonus Of course, people in the insurance industry / those who bought insurance / made claims earlier will immediately understand this as: If you don't make any claims in the policy period, you get a bonus However, assuming … Continue reading Clarity In Communication

Subtle Marketing

Today I was reading an eBook. It is released by a marketing company, specializing in Social Media. They have different monitoring tools to listen to what people are talking about you in various Social Channels, and act accordingly. However, this eBook had nothing to do with Monitoring. Instead the book talks about how Pinterest, the … Continue reading Subtle Marketing

Be careful when you buy content for your website

I saw this interesting picture today in web. It shows how two insurance companies which are competitors to each other are using the same picture in their website. It is a small mistake, but looks ugly from an end user point of view and affects your online image. (Image Courtesy: http://twitpic.com/8kzj03/full) This is an important tip … Continue reading Be careful when you buy content for your website

Support Without Scripts

Currently reading a book called "Delivering Happiness". This is written by Tony Hsieh and it tells the story of Zappos.com, famous online shoe store which was acquired by Amazon sometime back. Even though this book is supposed to be a business history, it gives so many examples of how an exceptional customer service should be. … Continue reading Support Without Scripts

Innovative Newsletter

Recently I got an Email Newsletter which had this subject line : "What To Do With Your Riches From The Facebook IPO?" Obviously, I am not going to get any riches from the Facebook IPO, so I got curious who is writing to me with such a SPAMish, yet cheeky subject line. I started reading … Continue reading Innovative Newsletter

Listening To Customers : Very Valuable!

Here is a wonderful CRM story I read today, about listening to your customers! J Sainsbury Plc, a London based prominent retailer has recently decided to chang the name of their "Tiger" bread to "Giraffe" bread. Reason? Feedback from a customer! So, what's new? Everyone listens to customer feedback, once in a while they change … Continue reading Listening To Customers : Very Valuable!