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Open letter to companies planning on using Social CRM
If you have decided to use social customer relationship management (SCRM) to sell your products or services, you should be ready to adapt to what your customers

media planning and buying  me to use social media when interacting with companies and brands, but it should also allow both companies and their customers (potential or existing) to have a positive impact on human welfare. Here’s what I expect SCRM to do It doesn’t really matter what companies think about SCRM and the best ways to put it into practice – what matters is that your customers (both internal, as in employees, and external) adopt it and use it. If you’re planning on offering me SCRM, here’s what I expect it to

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