Personalization is vital to any successful telco marketing campaign. In today’s highly saturated market, providers can’t afford to compete solely on price. They must instead forge personal relationships with both new and existing customers in order to secure the greatest possible share of wallet, based on a deep understanding of who these people really are.… Continue reading Still in the dark ages? Why telco personalization efforts are falling behind
Most telco marketers recognize the importance of personalization to their efforts. Impersonal, mass market campaigns won’t provide customers with the relevance they demand, leading to lower engagement and poorer return on investment, and professionals know this. But understanding what needs to be done and doing it in a way that actually meets the needs of… Continue reading Why telcos aren’t doing personalization as well as they think
Customers today care more than ever about the values of the companies they do business with. They want to know the brands they choose are socially and environmentally conscious and will quickly vote with their feet if they think enterprises aren’t doing enough, or aren’t taking the issue seriously. One of the biggest issues of… Continue reading Making sustainability matter – why marketing needs to play its part
Your customer data is the most valuable asset you have. Use it well and you stand to greatly improve revenue, customer loyalty and margins. Yet there is a data source so rich in customer behavior, it matches the value of data held and used by over-the-top service providers like Facebook, Google and Amazon, yet most… Continue reading Harnessing the power of customer analytics – should you build or buy your platform?
As a new year begins, telcos and communications service providers around the world will be formalizing their plans for the coming months and assessing where to prioritize their marketing efforts. And in such a crowded marketplace, being able to stand out from competitors with exciting, personalized offers will be a must. To do this, it’s… Continue reading The top 5 telco marketing trends for 2022
The marketplace for telcos is tougher than ever. So if you’re to thrive in an environment where customer demands are high and new, innovative offerings are always looking to persuade consumers to switch providers, you need to stand out from the crowd. To do this, an effective personalization strategy is a must-have. This plays a… Continue reading Humanising true personalization – What do telcos need to understand
There aren’t many other industries staring down a future as uncertain as telcos. A stagnant growth and a global downturn on the horizon, Telcos are struggling to keep customers without having to resort to the obvious, giving more data and voice minutes for a cheaper price.
The current situation with millions of people confined to home and eschewing physical meetings has highlighted the way that social media has captured our imagination. What’s most astounding about this is that it’s led by just five companies; Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google have dominated this world. You could possibly throw Microsoft into the… Continue reading Can Telcos beat the FANG companies at their own game?
The customer profile is a very valuable and widely used entity in the world of the telecoms. It is used in many activities from targeting offers to providing support to customers. Historically, a basic understanding of your customer has been enough to deliver an expected level of customer experience. However, customer expectations are now higher than… Continue reading Hyper-Personalisation: 8 things Telcos need to know about customers
At IQPC’s recent CX Telecoms Exchange in London, Intent HQ hosted a Think Tank session tackling some of the key challenges faced by Telcos today. The packed-out session was led by our Chief Client Officer, Sharifah Amirah and our VP Global Sales, Dave Wardell. Delegates were challenged to assess how mature their organisation is in terms of Customer Intelligence. We discussed their organisation’s ‘readiness’ to support a Customer-First approach, and ability to win back customer wallet share from the FANG players.
Here’s the theory: if we take all the data we possess about customers, we could deduce a great deal and draw powerful insights. We could use this information to enhance customer experience better look after our customers and sell better products and services, tailored to their needs.
The biggest problem that telecom operators face is keeping up with the demands of the connected customer. The bar isn’t being set by traditional competitors but by the renowned FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) companies that have stolen wallet share and commoditised telcos’ offerings.