Top Use Cases and Benefits of Social for CRM in 2014


Archived Published: 10 March 2014 ID: G00261983

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Summary

As business use of social media for CRM becomes a cross-industry standard, this research offers IT and CRM leaders insight into the top use cases and benefits of social for CRM in 2014.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Focus On Data Opportunities To Improve Upon Social Media's Impact on Marketing
    • Embed Social Customer Service Capabilities Into Your Customer Engagement Center
    • Invest in Social Technologies for Sales at a Team or Enterprise Level, Instead of an Individual Level
    • Aggressively Pursue Leadership in the Area of Social for Digital Commerce, as True End-User Leadership Has Not Emerged
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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