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Suggestions For Utilizing Facebook To Build Referrals?

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Has anyone found a great system for automating referrals through a simpleFacebook page

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How To Actually Generate Customers On Professional Networks: Part 1

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10 Actually Actionable Benefits Of List Building

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Celebrating Small And Locally-owned Businesses With Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand

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Do You Have A Customer Retention Program?

By Mari-Lyn Harris · Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 · Tagged in General Discussion

If so, what kind of things do you do?

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Mark Mehling ( from Take Control Marketing
84 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Hi Mari-Lyn

First I am looking forward to our call on Phone-In Friday tomorrow. We can add this to the topic list if you like!

To start, every business will have a different system, so there are no 'one size fits all' answers.

How do you determine a budget? You need two figures: Client Lifetime Value and the cost to acquire a new client. Both of these will give you a figure that makes you a nice profit by keeping people as customers/clients.

But for the sake of discussion, let's look at some of the elements of an onboarding and/or retention system:


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Mari-Lyn Harris from Sedona Pies
51 Locals Recommend Them • Replied on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thanks Mark.. looking forward as well to our conversation

Marc Bosserman from Marc Bosserman Los Angeles Pianist Vocalist
1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Yes stay in contact with people. ( Email list-I send out weekly) Call, send texts. Be friendly. Be happy and excited about what I'm doing and tell them.

Communicate and keep it up beat and positive! : )

Gregory Mcbride from mrcoffee
2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Yers we do one of the findest

Sharon Neider from Neider Mortgage
3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, April 27, 2017

I use a customer retention company (CRM). They sent out quarterly postcards, do emails and also they email me a daily list of birthdays and people who need check ups.

Mari-Lyn Harris from Sedona Pies
51 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, April 27, 2017

What I do right now, after they buy a pie or two or many. I call them the next day just to say thank you. I also send out a e-newsletter. (I like the printed news better). Then I send out a custom made card to "Thanking them" for buying a pie. & ask for referrals. Now, I'm working on in developing referral partners.

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