Relationship Marketing

Relationship marketing was first defined as a form of marketing developed from direct response marketing campaigns which emphasizes customer retention and satisfaction, rather than a dominant focus on sales transactions.[citation needed]As a practice, relationship marketing differs from other forms of marketing in that it recognizes the long term value of customer relationships and extends communication beyond intrusive advertising and sales promotional messages.[citation needed]With the growth of the internet and mobile platforms, relationship marketing has continued to evolve and move forward as technology opens more collaborative and social communication channels.
Posts about Relationship Marketing
  • 10 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget

    … When budgets are tight, marketing might be the first expense you look to cut. Let me stop you right there. While traditional advertising methods are costly and hard to measure, small businesses have never had greater access to cost-effective, trackable marketing tools. But with so many digital tools available, how do you know where to start…

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  • 10 Commandments for Millennial Marketing

    … With 1.3 trillion dollars of annual buying power, millennials are now the driving force behind our economy. If you own your own business, successfully reaching and getting a response from this demographic is probably easier than you think. Check out the infographic below for the 10 commandments of millennial marketing, followed by even more…

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  • How Your Small Business Can Find Customer Love This Valentine’s Day

    … year, with $18.9 billion U.S. dollars spent! Don’t be fooled, this isn’t a small group of buyers. In fact, 54.9 percent of Americans celebrated the holiday of love in 2015. How can your small business find customer love this Valentine’s Day? Influencer marketing platform The Shelf highlights some sweet statistics in their new infographic below…

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  • How to Write a Meaningful Thank You Email for Donors

    … Saying thank you never goes out of style. It doesn’t matter if you’re a startup nonprofit running your first campaign or a historic charity — sending donors a thoughtful thank you message is one of the most important things your organization can do. Donors are more interested in receiving personalized messages and learning about the impact…

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  • How to Create Customer Connections Through Storytelling

    … stories about the coming storm. Stop in to #pinotboutique to stock up on wine before #stormjonas hits! Buy 4 bottles and get this cute tote bag to boot! A photo posted by Pinot Boutique (@pinotboutique) on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:56am PST The wine shop regularly uses social media to highlight its customers, including photos and even videos…

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  • The Importance of a Great Customer Experience

    … Marketing isn’t just about selling products or promoting your services. It’s about building and maintaining the relationships you need to be successful. These relationships start from the second someone finds your business — whether that’s in-person or online. Before you can think about marketing, you need to make sure you’re offering…

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  • 5 Word-of-Mouth Tips from Small Business Owners

    … to let us know what’s worked well for you! About the author: Eric Groves is the co-founder and CEO of Alignable, the local business network where small businesses and organizations connect and collaborate with others nearby. Eric is a local marketing expert and enthusiast who spent 10 years as an executive at Constant Contact. He authored…

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  • Rose & Dove Specialty Gift Shop, Small Biz Stories Episode 7

    … and nonprofits connect to new and existing customers with email marketing. Find out more at ConstantContact.com. Kellee: It was nice sort of being in charge of your own destiny. Then again on the flip side, there’s so much pressure in wanting to make it succeed and that always in the back of your head, that chance of failure. I think seeing my father and how…

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  • How to Use Your Email List to Find Your Best Customers

    … following up with additional information and look to extend the relationship beyond the inbox. 2. Click-throughs to product introductions or features Once you find out which people are opening your emails the most, take a look at which customers are consistently clicking through to the content you put in your emails. This could be a blog post…

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  • Mastering Word-of-Mouth, Step 3: Reaching a Local Audience

    … At Alignable, we believe small business owners are stronger when you band together. My series of posts to date has been about the many ways business owners can generate word-of-mouth referrals when business relationships are formed locally. I’ve covered: How Small Businesses Can Use Word-of-Mouth to Stand Out from the Competition How…

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  • 10 Ways to Get People to Remember You and Your Blog

    … Relationship Marketing is a concept that some might have trouble grasping and some of you might be wondering what it’s all about. But my friend Wade Harman (who is also a guest blogger here) knows this topic inside-out. He hosts a weekly show on Google+ and has interviewed the most well known social media and search engine marketers on the planet…

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  • Mastering Word-of-Mouth, Step 2: Spread Your Word

    … on Alignable, the small business network, creates a public endorsement that generates word-of-mouth for your business. The more you do it for others the more it will happen for you! About the author: Eric Groves is the co-founder and CEO of Alignable, the local business network where small businesses and organizations connect and collaborate with others…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 5: Destaré and Chaibo

    … shares how small businesses have the power to transform Main Street and revitalize communities. Find us on Stitcher. You can also read the transcript below: Small Biz Stories is brought to you by Constant Contact. Constant Contact is committed to helping small businesses and nonprofits connect to new and existing customers with email marketing. Find…

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