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1 12-1 Personal Selling, Database Marketing, And Customer Relationship Management 12 Personal selling –Retail sales –Business-to-business sales Database marketing Direct marketing Permission marketing Frequency programs Customer relationship management Chapter Overview

2 12-2 Retail Sales 1.How much influence does a retail sales clerk have on your purchase decision? 2.What products do sales people have the most influence? 3.What type of sales approach works the best? Discussion Slide 12

3 12-3 The Manufacturer’s Dilemma Retail sales personnel can influence purchase decision. To enhance manufacturer brand within retail stores, manufacturers Provide training for retail salespeople Advertise extensively Offer contests and incentives at retail level Missionary salespeople

4 12-4 Business-to-Business Personal Selling Field sales In-house sales Telemarketing sales Internet sales

5 12-5 Four Attributes of Great Salespeople Jack Carroll Integrity – being honest with customers. Diligence – working hard. Resiliency – ability to bounce back and not take “no” personally. Intelligence Source: Jack Carroll, “The Four Attributes of Great Salespeople,” SalesLinks Bulletin, Mentor Associates Sales Training. (Http://

6 12-6 Types of Selling Relationships F I G U R E 1 2. 2

7 12-7 How to Build Trust in a Strategic Partnership - Thomas Wood-Young Communicate frequently. Return all phone calls immediately. Handle complaints promptly with empathy and honesty. Offer great customer service. Understand your customer. Become a valuable resource. Create solutions that add value for your customers. Partner with customers. Create a customer, not a sale! Source: Thomas Wood-Young, “Building Trust Results in Customer Loyalty,” Sales Doctors Magazine (Http://

8 12-8 Identifying prospects Qualifying prospects Knowledge acquisition Sales approaches Sales presentation Follow-up Personal Selling Process F I G U R E 1 2. 4

9 12-9 Determine objectives. Collect data. Build a data warehouse. Mine data for information. Develop marketing programs. Evaluate marketing programs and data warehouse. Steps in Developing a Database F I G U R E 1 2. 1 1

10 12-10 Internal customer data. Survey data of customers. Channel members. Commercial data sources. Government data sources. Sources of Data F I G U R E 1 2. 1 2

11 12-11 Where are the customer located? What have they purchased? How often have they purchased? How did they initially make contact? How do they order or purchase? (in person, Web, mail, phone, etc.) What is known about their families, occupations, payment histories, interests, attitudes, etc.? If B-to-B, who are the influencers, users, deciders and purchasers? If B-to-B, is it a corporate office or branch offices? Internal Data Information F I G U R E 1 2. 1 3

12 12-12 The Data Warehouse Internal data External data Geocoding information Data put into warehouse must be relevant to objectives.

13 12-13 INTEGRATED LEARNING EXPERIENCE STOP Sagent Technology Building a data warehouse – Professional firm.

14 12-14 Mining Data for Information Building profiles of customer groups Preparing models that predict future purchase behavior

15 12-15 INTEGRATED LEARNING EXPERIENCE STOP Geo-marketing services. Http:// Data mining services Http:// Firms offering data mining services

16 12-16 Executives from Unica, a maker of marketing automation software, discuss the importance and use of data mining and management. Click picture to view video.

17 12-17 Developing Marketing Programs Data can be used: to develop advertising, sales promotion and other marketing materials. for sales support. for direct marketing efforts. to target specific customers. by service support staff.

18 12-18 Mail Catalogs Telemarketing Mass media Alternative media Internet E-mail Methods of Direct Marketing F I G U R E 1 2. 1 4

19 12-19 Cysive B-to-B Direct Marketing Plan Http://

20 12-20 Direct Mail High usage in B-to-B markets. Success depends on quality of database. Message must appeal to target group. Digital direct-to-press. Major problem is large volume of direct mail received by both consumers and businesses.

21 12-21 Catalogs Viewed as low-pressure sales tactics. Catalogs saved for a longer period of time. Catalogs often passed along to others or viewed by others. Key is the use of enhanced database and targeting of catalogs.

22 12-22 Number of Catalogs Received per Month Source: Direct Marketing Association (Http://

23 12-23 Total Annual Expenditures from Catalogs Source: Direct Marketing Association (Http:// Mean = $637 Median = $300

24 12-24 Steps in Developing a Permissions Marketing Program ¶Obtain permission from the customer. ·Reinforce the incentive to continue the relationship. ¹Increase the level of permission. ºLeverage the permission to benefit both parties. Source: Seth Godin, “Permission Marketing: The Way to Make Advertising Work Again, Direct Marketing, (May 1999), Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 41-43.

25 12-25 Frequent Shopper Programs Source: A.C. Nielson, Santella & Associate  70% of U.S. households participate in a frequent- shopper program.  59% of participating households belong to two or more programs.  82% use their frequent shopper card each time they shop.  Primary reason for joining is to receive discounts.  60% say the reason they shop at a particular grocery store is because the store has a frequent shopper program.

26 12-26 Maintain sales, margins or profits. Increase loyalty of existing customers. Induce cross-selling to existing customers. Differentiate a parity brand. Preempt the entry of a new brand. Preempt or match a competitor’s frequency program. Source: Grahame R. Dowling and Mark Uncles, “Do Customer Loyalty Programs Really Work?” Sloan Management Review, (Summer 1997), Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 71-82. Frequency Program Objectives F I G U R E 1 2. 1 5

27 12-27 Reasons Retailers Develop Loyalty Programs Source: A.C. Nielson, Santella & Associate  Promotes consumer loyalty90%  Increases “best shopper” sales65%  Gain consumer information65%  Maintain market share42%  Enhance image29%  Respond to competition10% Reason for program Indication %

28 12-28 Customer Relationship Management Steps to Develop Identify the company’s customers. Differentiate customers in terms of their needs and their value to the selling company. Interact with customers in ways that improve cost efficiency and the effectiveness of your interaction. Customize some aspects of the goods or services being offered to the customer.

29 12-29 Customer Relationship Management Foundation Database Technology Interactivity through websites, call centers, and other means of contacting customers. Mass customization technology

30 12-30 Customer Relationship Management Reasons for Failure Implemented before a solid customer strategy is created. Rolling out a CRM program before changing the organization to match the CRM program. Becoming technology driven rather than customer driven. Customers feel like they are being stalked instead of being wooed.

31 12-31 Develop the role of personal selling in the IMC Plan. Decide what type of database will be needed and how it will be used by your company. Will you have a direct marketing program Will there be a permissions marketing program? Will you have a frequency marketing program? Decide what type of CRM program will be developed. Building Your IMC Campaign

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