After issue resolution engage the customer in dialogue and collect by alicejenny


									    Relationship Sales Strategies
   Increasing Sales in the Call Centre

Customer Value. Right. Now.              1
Relationship Strategies can Increase Sales in the
Call Centre with No Risk and Low Cost

                                      Pushing too hard for the sale
                                       during the call can hurt
                                       relationships and future sales
                                      Relationship strategies can use
                                       information collected in the call
                                       from non-buyers and use it to
                                       continue selling after the call with
                                       customized mail, email and
                                      These strategies can double
                                       sales with no risk to current sales
                                      They are now easy to test and

       Customer Value. Right. Now.                                    2
The Potential Longer-Term Impact of Selling on an
Inbound Customer Service Interaction

                    Over-emphasizing sales can hurt relationships.

     Customer Value. Right. Now.                                     3
How Relationship Strategies Can Sell More
 Business as Usual


   Inbound Call
                                                   No Sale

                                                 Relationship Strategy

             Initiate                  Collect
            Dialogue                  Feedback
                                                            Sales Program
              No                       Close
           Feedback                   The Call

       Customer Value. Right. Now.                                          4
Actual Results: More Sales after ‘No Sale’ Calls

                                      More sales
                                        o 70% of callers who did not buy
                                          will provide feedback
                                        o Use this feedback to create
                                          further interaction with mail, email
                                          and micro-sites
                                        o Results in 4% increase in sales
                                        o Exceptional ROI
                                      More value
                                        o   Higher customer satisfaction
                                        o   Lower customer attrition
                                        o   Higher employee satisfaction
                                        o   Lower employee turnover
                                        o   Little employee training

       Customer Value. Right. Now.                                      5
Collect Feedback for the Relationship Sales Program

                                      Ask 4-6 key questions
                                      Ask permission, be brief, be
                                       helpful, gain trust, solicit
                                      Very easy for the agent
                                        o Agent does not ‘hard’ sell and
                                          feels helpful
                                        o Small talk time increase easily
                                      70% callers will share
                                        o 50% - Needs, preferences,
                                        o 50% - Decision timing & factors
                                        o This feedback is used to create
                                          sales material sent after the call

       Customer Value. Right. Now.                                      6
The Selling Automatically Continues After the Call
                                                The right follow-up strategies are
                                                 selected using Call Data and Existing
                                                The selling continues with customized
                                                 mail, email and micro-sites
                                                The customer feels like you care, you
                                                 listen and you are responsive
                                                More sales are generated

                                          Customer            After-Call
     Call                            Follow-Up Strategy     Sales Contact


            Customer Value. Right. Now.                                                  7
How the Raybec Solution Makes It Easy
To Sell More After the Agent Completes the Call

                                      Raybec FUSE automatically
                                       continues to sell:
                                         o Selects the right strategy
                                         o Creates and delivers customized
                                         o Generates personalized micro-sites
                                         o Presents the right offers
                                      The strategy engine uses call data
                                       and your existing data to select:
                                         o   Media (mail or email)
                                         o   Frequency
                                         o   Offer, creative, copy
                                         o   Micro-site content
                                      Tracking, and analysis provide real
                                       time reporting

       Customer Value. Right. Now.                                      8
  Mechanizing Best Sales Practices Increases Results

                                            Thank the customer
                                            Reference details
                                             discussed in the call
                                            Automate best sales
                                             practices to:
                                               o Align benefits with
 Click to                                        expressed needs
                                               o Correct misinformation
                                               o Handle objections
                                               o Be timely and relevant
                                            Select appropriate
                                             content to influence the
              Personalized                   purchase decision

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                              Case Study
    Relationship Sales Strategies for Call Centers
    Increasing Sales, Retention and Satisfaction

                               Presented at:
          Purdue University Call Centre Campus
                 Las Vegas Conference

Customer Value. Right. Now.                          10
Agents asked for Feedback. A Thank You Card was
sent as a follow-up
  1)   After issue resolution engage the customer in a dialogue and collect
  2)   If the customer does not call us: Use targeted mail program to solicit
  3)   Use the feedback in a customized Thank You (Sales & retention effort)
  4)   Measure impact on sales and retention

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Customer feedback was collected
                                    Feedback gathered included:
                                          Preferences, attitudes & concerns
                                          Product/service satisfaction
                                          Intention to renew
                                          Decision factors
                                          Sensitivity to price
                                          What we are doing well
                                          How we can improve
                                          Competitive influence
                                          Probability of cross-sell
                                          Interest in specific areas
                                    Feedback was combined with historical
                                          Single/multi line
                                          Claims data
                                          Affinity group
                                          Renewal date
                                          Tenure
                                          Cohort statistics
                                          Demographic, geographic
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Sales and retention results were outstanding

                         X%            5.6%

                                                   Increase in Sales
                                                          + 5.6%

                                                  Measurement was tracked with
                                                  statistical confidence of 95% for
                                                               12 months

  Sales increased by 5.6% (from X% to X% plus 5.6%)
  There is statistical certainty that the test worked.
  There was as significant increase in retention.

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What was learned…

 Adding the Relationship Sales Program dramatically
   increased sales without introducing any risk to current

 Staff are genuinely excited about the relationship

 The results far exceeded highest expectations.

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How To Get Raybec Working For You

                                     Test it. Raybec will:
                                        o   Work with you to design a successful strategy for
                                            more sales
                                        o   Write transition scripts to ensure that key
                                            feedback is captured
                                        o   Create links to securely transfer call and other
                                            existing data for post-call marketing
                                        o   Repurpose your current creative or design new
                                            material for follow-up mail, email and micro-sites
                                        o   Create and deploy all the follow-up sales
                                     Measure it.
                                        o   We will track and measure results against an
                                            expected ROI model
                                     Roll it out.
                                        o   Raybec makes it easy for you to expand on your
                                            success and will work with you to revise and
                                            optimize strategies each quarter

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 More Sales. NOW.
    o   Relationship Sales Program can
        increase sales from existing calls.
    o   Agents ask a few key questions
    o   Raybec takes care of the rest
 Existing Agents. No Training.
    o   This is a natural use of the agent’s
        current skill set
    o   Add a little talk time to realize the full
        sales potential of each call
 Easy to Execute.
    o   Raybec’s Relationship Sales Program
        make it easy to create More Sales.
        Right. Now.
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