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Building a Foundation: Developing Customer Profiles

Customers are your greatest business asset, plain and simple. Without customers, you have just products and services. Cultivating customer relationships should be your most important business activity.

In fact, one of the most overlooked sources of profitable revenue growth is your company’s customer base. While many companies talk about the importance of developing a customer strategy, very few have a comprehensive customer growth strategy that is communicated, monitored, and enthusiastically embraced by the entire organization.

Even for small businesses, customer profiles are simple, yet powerful, marketing tools. The more you know about your customers and potential customers, the more you can tailor your products, sales and marketing to their wants and needs. Profiles also provide information you can use to give your customers personalized attention. And that ultimately leads to renewals, more business and referrals generating long-term return.

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