Loyalty Programs Gone Right – Constructing the Utopian Loyalty Program

As a follow-up to a prior article around loyalty programs gone wrong, herein we define what a utopian loyalty program would like (one which not only satisfies members, but more importantly, has a positive impact on the bottom-line), while highlighting some best-in-class programs that have got it somewhat right… You can download PDF version of…

SNA’s Failures Revealed – Getting it Right With Social Ripple Analysis

If you are using one of the market leader Social Network Analysis (SNA) tools, it is very likely that you are not seeing the forest for the trees. While SNA is an effective tool for identifying subscribers who are social leaders and followers, using it for churn prediction and propensity modeling can be dead wrong.…

Maximizing ROI Through Customer-Level Discriminatory Pricing

While campaigns are a must for companies in B2C sectors seeking to drive up revenues, they also have an adverse affect on the bottom line, in that they partially cannibalize already guaranteed revenues (thus driving down profit margins). Price Sensitivity Analysis (PSA) is a sure-fire way to minimalize this loss… You can download PDF version…

Social Media Strategies – Twitter Follower Relationship Management

With a significant percentage of B2C companies well established at this point on Twitter, it’s due time they take steps to better understand and take actions around their followers – Follower Relationship Management (FRM) is a method for doing so… You can download PDF version of this whitepaper here. What? A recent survey found that…

Bridging the Chasm – The Collaboration of Consumer & Business Marketing

Rare is the company that within has its consumer & business units working hand in hand to improve the bottom line of the company. Bundling across business units is one area which holds significant potential for those companies that can pull it off… You can download PDF version of this whitepaper here. Competition is a…

SMEs and Churn – 15 Key Factors Driving Them Away From Operators

At the heart of any mobile operator’s marketing department efforts is the goal of driving down churn. A segment that is relatively ignored by telecoms – small to medium enterprises (SMEs) – have their own unique set of reasons for churning, reasons which need to be explored then addressed with the right solutions. In this…

‘Context Mining’ To Go Beyond Customer Needs in Telecommunications

As telecom product and service offerings are increasingly becoming commoditized, telecom companies need to offer their subscriber bases more than just communications solutions. This homogenization of offerings necessitates telecoms to differentiate themselves, which can be done through understanding the lifestyles of their subscribers and adapting offerings to cater to these lifestyles – which brings us…