Loyalty marketing is an approach to marketing, based on strategic management, in which a company focuses on growing and retaining existing customers, increasing revenue by engaging with new customers, and reducing costs by reducing overheads. The management principle of Loyalty is to manage the business with a vision of continuous improvement.
The fundamental strategy is to use the information revolution to develop new sources of revenue and improve the efficiency of the business. This would mean continuously improving the customer acquisition model to include a more comprehensive marketing strategy including both offline and online activities.
The company believes that the most important expense is Employee salaries and pensions. Since employees are the biggest cost, the company has set up a separate cost budget for this expense. It also has a separate budget for the Employee attrition benefit program. This is a defined amount that will be paid to departing employees which is used for their benefits including their assistance with finding new jobs. The company believes that, through the discount offered to them on their product, Loyalty can leverage their sales force to build their business. It also believes that by providing a discount on the product, it can build their sales force which helps them to achieve the goal of acquiring new customers. The discount is the company's way of recognizing them for their contribution in building the business. It also has a Loyalty Fund that is used to acquire new customers.
The company does not believe that it is about the discount on the product and therefore, it does not have a large marketing budget.
Loyalty marketing also uses a value proposition approach. It recognizes that the way to generate revenue is through the sale of services and therefore, the business model is based on Service Delivery. It has set up its business on this approach.
The Loyalty marketing philosophy is to focus on the customer and how the customer perceives the benefit of the service. It believes that the service delivered by the sales team reflects on the company. The product is just the vehicle for delivering this service to the customer.
The Loyalty marketing model relies heavily on the value proposition approach, Service Delivery and Customer Focus. It believes that a value proposition that is capable of translating the vision of the company to the customer is capable of attracting new customers and retaining existing customers.
So the Loyalty marketing approach that is based on a value proposition approach, Service Delivery and Customer Focus believes that it is all about the customer and how the customer perceives the benefit of the service. It also believes that the service delivered by the sales team reflects on the company.
The Loyalty marketing approach believes that it is all about the value proposition approach and Service Delivery and Customer Focus believes that it is all about the service delivery and Customer Focus.
The Loyalty marketing approach is built on having a sales process that goes beyond selling. In order to deliver a Loyalty Marketing program, it has to be able to get the customer to work with you until they believe that they have gained something of value from working with you. This belief that the customer gained something of value from the work does not need to be material. If it is primarily experiential, then it is likely that you will find customers that want to return to your company, but how much of a value to them is largely subjective. There is a market for every approach that you can take. Loyalty marketing can work in all markets. The value proposition approach should be the same for all approaches that you apply.
Loyalty marketing does not take as long as other marketing methods and it is also less expensive. Loyalty marketing has some definite unique characteristics. The customer does not perceive that it is a cost to the company and the customer perceives that it is a cost of getting a good service. The customer perceives that it is a costless way of getting a service and that is why they are coming back to your business. The benefit to the company is not material, but that is how the customer perceives it. The customer is also very good at assessing the relative value of different products and services and if there is a great value to be had in working with you.
If the target market is large enough and the customer is willing to pay a little extra for the service, then Loyalty Marketing can work very well.
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2. Customer profiling The focus of this process is to find out who are the particular customers that are most likely to purchase from your business. You will need to gain insight into the target audience. You will need to target a particular type of customer with a particular product. The insights gained from this process can be used to create an attractive offer to attract these customers. This approach has the advantage that you know who are the customers you are interested in attracting and you do not have to try to guess who are they. It is easy to identify the type of customer you want to attract with this approach. You will only need to select one customer type and test your offer to find out which is most likely to engage the customer.
This approach does not have the same degree of accuracy as with the Customer Lifetime Value approach. For example if you have not done enough market research you may have a target customer that is not identifiable. The lifetime value approach is a better choice here as it allows you to identify a broad target audience and at least you have a notion of their lifetime values.
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3. Direct mail The most effective way of attracting new customers is by direct mailing them. The key is to make your communication compelling. You will need to convince them to buy from you. The advantage of direct mail is that the content and design is largely chosen by you. It is very rarely random. And as you will notice the design is often very visually appealing, very interesting, and often very persuasive. You may need to look at the industry average score to see what is considered to be 'compelling'.
When designing your direct mail pieces, you should always make sure they have a clear call to action. Make sure you show the reader that they should purchase from you, and give them a reason to do so. You should also try to attract customers by putting your company in a position to be a useful addition to the prospect's own set of contacts. An effective example is if you are a printer you can send brochures to companies that provide services such as filing, binding, mailing, etc.
Direct mail can be very effective but you need to make sure it is done in an appropriate way. It is wise to ask help from professionals to design it properly. A good way to attract your targeted audience to your mail is to send your mail to the prospect's other contacts and target a demographic to each of them. If you send to 50 contacts at a time then you are reaching 50 prospects. This could be done by having your mail go to 1 contact at a time, or spread across multiple contacts at once.
When sending direct mail always make sure you include your name, business name, mailing address, telephone number, facsimile number, and website address. The advantage of using direct mail is that it is free of charge, and because of the large size it can be addressed to a large number of people.
Incentive schemes or cash incentives can also be used to encourage people to purchase a product or service that is profitable for you. These can be a good way to get people to purchase your service or product, especially if it's an expensive service or product. These are often given in advance of completion of a purchase, or a certain amount is due upon a transaction completion.
If you can convince people to purchase your service or product then you can offer them an incentive or reward. And if you don't have the revenue or sales figures to pay them, then you can always offer them money. Pay Day is often used as an example. If you are selling a very expensive product then it might be a good idea to pay people immediately, either on the day of purchase or immediately. This can also be combined with a discount. The discount can be applied to their purchase, or can be applied to their next purchase.
Sending promotional offers is used extensively in direct mail campaigns. This is an ongoing practice in many business. It could be as simple as sending people a reminder newsletter, or it could be that you send them a special offer. Often this is included in direct mail or sometimes it is separate. A simple reminder card, or an exclusive discount are also included. This is used to remind people about your service or product. The newsletter that is included might be used to remind people about your service or product, or could have information about the new version of your service or product. This is also used to remind people about their loyalty to your business.
The marketing techniques can be used in many ways. The aim of a service business is to get new people signed up on a regular basis. It is important to have a way to measure your marketing efforts, and to measure its effectiveness. A simple newsletter can also be used to remind people about your services. This can be sent via direct mail, email, and sometimes it can be included in your mail. This can be used in conjunction with your regular services.
Marketing can be used as a way of promoting your business. It can also be used to create customer loyalty. Loyalty is encouraged by offering discounts and free gifts. This creates customer excitement and stimulates business. This can also be used in conjunction with your physical products.
As you look at promotional campaigns, you need to determine what goal you want to achieve. This can be achieved by considering your product and services, and your target audience. You should also consider the mediums you will use. If you have a retail store, you might use a limited promotion in order to promote your brand. You could also use a mass mailing campaign, or a coupon campaign.
The final goal is to decide on the cost. You should have a budget, and should budget for your promotion. It will vary depending on the goal, audience, and means of implementation. As you design your campaign, set up rules, and decide on the format you will use, you will end up with a great campaign.