For many small businesses and nonprofits, the mere thought of a large-scale data project is enough to make you break out in a cold sweat.
Where do you start?
What if your data is disorganized? And do you need to convert data, migrate data, or – gulp – both?
It may be tempting to just click the export button and ...Continue Reading →
Do you need to hire a data vendor, but aren’t quite sure where to start? If you need to perform a major data migration, data conversion, or simply get organized, working with an outside expert can be the fastest, most cost-effective way to make your data work for you.
If you’ve never worked with a data expert before, or if ...Continue Reading →
Data migration means transferring data between silos, formats, or systems. You might need to append your data before migrating over to Salesforce, or convert your data before doing a direct mailing.
Whether you’re cleansing, appending, or de-duplicating your data, foolproof migration is possible – as long as you follow these 4 simple-but-important steps.
- Get everyone – and I ...
Planning is the most important part of any data migration. By carefully planning a strategic data migration long before your ideal completion date, you’ll enjoy a successful transition to a new system that boosts efficiency, productivity, and your bottom line.
Here’s how to plan a bulletproof data migration to help you reach and exceed your business goals.
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Is data conversion just a matter of clicking the ‘export’ button? If only! For companies and nonprofits, large-scale data conversion can be a complex process that takes time, planning, and key insights into how to do it right.
Here are 5 ways to set yourself up for data conversion success:
#1: Think about the format
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You’ve probably converted data from one form to another in both your personal and professional life – saving a Word document as a PDF, or converting a .png image file to a .jpg.
But what if data conversion needs to happen on a mass scale? For instance, what if you need to convert all of your customer records into a different ...Continue Reading →
Storing customer data in a single, centralized database has incredible benefits for your bottom line. When your data is clean, organized, and easy to find, you can better understand your customers – not to mention market to them more effectively. You can also eliminate duplicate records, decrease overall marketing costs, and send the perfect marketing message to the right customer ...Continue Reading →
Is your database up-to-date with the most current customer data?
In today’s mobile world, it seems like mailing addresses change as frequently as email addresses and phone numbers. Staying on top of your customers’ demographic changes will ensure they never miss a marketing message from you.
But how can you possibly know if one of your customers moves, or if they swap ...Continue Reading →
In order to make your customer data profitable, you need to repair incorrect data, replace missing data, and develop a system for staying organized over time.
When your data is complete, correct, and organized, it’s possible to get a clear picture of who your customers are, what they want, and when they’re most likely to buy. ...Continue Reading →