Peppers & Rogers said they wished they had written the first edition. Now it’s time for round two… As businesses have overcome technical, financial, and promotional hurdles to developing online commerce, they are now confronted with the core issue of all businesses in a competitive market: providing quality and cost-effective customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. This book contains great practical information, case studies of companies that have paid attention to online customer service (and are doing well because of this attention), and an appreciation for the critical edge provided by caring about your customers.
“You cannot succeed in analytics and marketing unless they are central to business operations and are helping business answer the questions that will drive dollars to the top or bottom line,” says Kerem Tomak, Sears Chief Digital Marketing & Analytics Officer.
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