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The Benefits of CRM and How to Maintain Its Data Accuracy (Part 2)

posted by Margaret Spencer on September 14, 2016

You cannot use CRM to its full potential with a poorly maintained database. It will only yield disappointing, unproductive results for your business because it will hinder your marketing campaigns and sales. But you can definitely avoid this by taking action. Here are some simple practices that can assist you maintain the best CRM data possible and get the most out of it.

The Benefits of Your CRM and How to Maintain Its Data AccuracyBe selective and avoid incomplete data.

A CRM account requires you to fill in numerous fields but you can still narrow it down to few important fields such as name, address, phone number and email address (of which should be mandatorily provided by prospects or clients). Add only what you need. Make it a point to exclude unnecessary details on sight and address any missing information. In this way, there’s not much to weed out and you don’t have to go through the entire database to look for what’s missing when you do some general cleaning.

Validate the data you have gathered.

Configure data validation regulations, limitations and routines in your CRM system. Doing this will enable it to operate on a secure, accurate, convenient and valuable data.

Label and segment every data you upload.

From what source did it came from? What campaign does it belong? Whose lead it is? You probably won’t answer these questions without labeling and segmenting your data. Remember to do this when you put a record in the CRM system for easy pull out of information.

Merge Duplicated Records

When you come across duplicated records, do not erase either one of them. Instead, merge the information you found in these records under a single record. By doing this, you can ensure that no possible important information is lost.

Set security roles.

To avoid data being intentionally or unintentionally edited or deleted and losing important information, manage the security privileges of staffs who can reach or edit information in your CRM.

When you manage your CRM appropriately from the start and maintain that. A quality database isn’t so impossible.

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The Benefits of Your CRM and How to Maintain Its Data Accuracy (Part 1)

posted by Margaret Spencer on September 13, 2016

Customer Relationship Management or CRM pertains to the approach of managing business interactions with current and potential customers or clients and the data and information related with them. CRM is manifested today as IT systems and software created to administer such interactions. It is important that your business consider CRM because its benefits aren’t something […]

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Data Profiling 101: Don’t stop searching for what they ask of you

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 27, 2016

Agreeing to be 100% accurate means suicide for the online researcher, that’s why some online researchers will say what clients wants to hear but gives them only 80% of its work. And the sad part of it, is that within these 80% record lists, some of them are inaccurate and duplicates, which isn’t part of […]

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Don't be Satisfied with Past Information, settle with sufficient and correct Data

Don’t be Satisfied with Past Information, settle with sufficient and correct Data

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 13, 2016

When you Data Profile, you need to know how to get the information correctly. It isn’t about just getting all the information on the internet without reviewing it, this may cause confusion for the client once they got the information you provide, if they found out that the information you’ve given is incorrect or out […]

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Don’t Expect for a perfect Data List(And Here’s Why)

N.T.K about Data Purchasing: Don’t Expect for a perfect Data List (And Here’s Why)

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 6, 2016

I bet you’re wondering what’s N.T.K  and here what it means Need To Know, and I bet all of you have that same question going through your mind every time you’ll think about purchasing a Data List. “Will it be accurate or Will it be Perfect?” but as an Online Researcher, I could honestly say, “Don’t […]

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Data Profiling Tip: Clean your mind from distractions

posted by Margaret Spencer on January 4, 2016

Data profiling or Data gathering isn’t all that if you think about it. It’s basically all about searching for something that your client asked of you, and if you gave a wrong set of records or list, then it’s your fault for handing out useless lists not the client. Being an Online researcher suck doesn’t […]

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Data Cleansing- 4 ways to generally clean your list

Data Cleansing: 4 ways to generally clean your list

posted by Margaret Spencer on November 24, 2015

  You can’t avoid messing up your own Data, let alone fixing other data. Inaccurate or outdated information data can hurt your company, so it’s important for you to clean, fix and remove duplicate data. Of course, having said this, you need tools to help you clean unwanted Data from time to time. Ensuring that […]

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Why you should Rest before Data Profiling!

posted by Margaret Spencer on November 19, 2015

What is data profiling? When you looked it up on the internet the definition will sound like this “Data profiling is the process of examining the data available in an existing data source (e.g. A database or a file) and collecting statistics and information about that data” and that’s from Wikipedia, where anyone can edit its content. But if you ask […]

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Reaching the Critical Point of Digital Marketing

posted by Margaret Spencer on September 28, 2015

Many years ago we wished upon the stars that advertisement pop-up would disappear in our home screen or page that we are visiting on the web. Well, that wish has been granted by ios 9 and the brand war between Apple, Google and Facebook. Another reason is the percentage use of mobile web user and […]

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Data Cleansing Tips for Lead Optimization

posted by Margaret Spencer on July 30, 2015

Looking for a qualified lead is just like finding a needle on a pile of haystack. The chances of getting the right are one in a million. Looking at the point value will sometimes make it hazy to point out what is really important in the set of data. Lead generation firm are finding the […]

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