SMS campaigns are utilised across a huge range of industries, and are an extremely popular method of getting messages out to supporters and visitors. Although they are simple and quick, the campaigns require planning to ensure that the results generated from them are maximised.
Every organisation understands that a data-driven Customer Relationship Management strategy is an essential approach in today’s world. The capturing and utilisation of visitor and fan data to generate insights can be used to improve engagement and build more productive relationships. Whilst selecting the right systems infrastructure is a key element of a CRM programme, success also involves much more than just new technology.
Now that the debate has shifted from ‘Is using CRM and data the right approach for us?’ to ‘what’s the best way for us to implement a data-driven approach to CRM?’ it is important to understand the various options available. In this paper, we will be considering the option that sports and leisure organisations have to outsource aspects of CRM and data management to a specialist agency partner and the many potential benefits of this approach.