The Salesforce User’s Guide to Managing Business Messages

Business Messaging in Salesforce

Consumer behavior is always evolving. But the events of the past couple years have accelerated that evolution. Of course, we’ve seen a large (and well-reported) shift in where consumers browse and buy products. According to eMarketer, retail eCommerce grew a staggering 32.4% in 2020. And by 2025, eCommerce is expected to account for nearly a…

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How Business Messaging Transforms the Traditional Sales Funnel

business messaging sales funnel

One of the first topics covered in just about any introductory business class is the sales funnel and the stages within it. In other words, the steps a consumer goes through when making a purchase.  Though there are many variations of the sales funnel out there, a simple one (that’s relevant to B2C brands) might…

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Conversational Commerce: The Next Big Thing for Brands and Retailers

At this year’s Shoptalk, the topic of new channels was one that came up time and again. There were sessions focused on it, as well as conversations at networking events and the expo hall.  Clearly, it’s a topic that’s top of mind for brands and retailers. In fact, 75% of Shoptalk attendees said that new…

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10 Examples of Conversational Commerce in Action

conversational commerce examples

Engaging in authentic conversations has always been an effective way to sell across all industries.  Consider a consumer walking into a brick-and-mortar store, searching for new skincare products. They’re greeted by a sales associate, who strikes up a conversation to learn more about the consumer’s lifestyle and needs. After building rapport, the consumer trusts the…

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How 1440 Makes Translation Easy for Salesforce Customers

Easy Salesforce Machine Translation

Think having great products is enough to guarantee success? Well, you might want to think again. According to Salesforce research, 84% of customers say the experience a company provides is just as important as its products. So if you’re looking to grow your business (aren’t all brands?), then you’ve got to make it a top…

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Top 8 Reasons to Start Using Google’s Business Messages

Top Reasons Google Business Messages

Walking into a brick-and-mortar store and speaking with a sales or customer service associate or picking up the phone and dialing an 800 number were once the primary ways consumers communicated with brands and got pre- and post-sale service. But that’s no longer the case. Today, consumers seek out service via a variety of different…

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A Business Guide to Multilingual Bots

Guide to Multilingual Bots

In the past two years, the number of consumer dollars spent online has grown – a lot. And it seems that growth won’t slow down anytime soon. Insider Intelligence predicts eCommerce will grow 16.1% this year – reaching $1.06 trillion. Clearly, consumers are embracing the convenience and safety of online shopping. And when those consumers…

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Retail Trends: How Chat Apps Are Changing CRM

Chat Apps Changing CRM

Chat apps have the potential to become a leading CRM communication channel, especially for simple inquiries. Why? People love chat apps. Many people—possibly even you—visit chat apps multiple times a day to connect with friends, family, and increasingly brands. Customer-centric service requires that you join your customers in all their favorite chat apps, and that…

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The 10 Top Benefits of Live Chat for Businesses

Benefits of Live Chat for Business

Providing great service is essential to winning new customers — and retaining the ones you’ve got. Case in point? According to Salesforce, nearly three-quarters of consumers have made purchase decisions based on their customer service experiences. And 91% indicate that a positive customer service experience improves the likelihood of a repeat purchase. But the channels…

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