E-Business Never Was:
Building Relationships Using the Web
I still get a surprising number of people calling me to ask if we provide ‘e-business tools’. I always give the same answer: There’s no such thing as ‘e-business’. There never has been. There’s just business: You know, where you sell stuff, and make more money than you spend?…
If that’s the case, then what’s the Internet really for? As a retailer, manufacturer, consultant, entertainer or whatever, how can you use the web to sell more widgets, fill more seats, get more clients or make your distributors more loyal?
Easy: The Internet is a relationship marketing tool and the best use of your Internet budget is relationship marketing.
Relationship marketing means keeping in touch with potential and existing customers
and clients by providing useful information, thereby increasing the chance that theyll buy from you again later. You provide value and maintain customer awareness at the
same time. Its one of the most established ways to market, and its the most reliable by
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