Enrolment & Communications

Traditional channels are being disrupted, and new business environments demand urgent transformation. Learn to make enrolment forms, applications and on boarding an effortless experience for all. Here you can dive into a curated collection of study materials, organised into five lessons.

Far too many people find online forms a cumbersome and time-consuming process. But not the customers of IDFC Bank  — thanks to experience maker Abhay Jahorey.

Before revamping the onboarding and enrolment processes at IDFC Bank, opening a savings account used to take hours or even days. “Now when our customers come on the website, they’re able to not only open the account, they’re able to fund it and within four minutes, start using it.”

That’s the kind of enrolment experience every business wants. “Simple, powerful, persuasive,” as Johorey says.

 

Abhay Johorey

“We’re implementing stuff we only imagined. And that is just tremendous.”

— Abhay Johorey, Former Head, Digital, Consumer Bank, IDFC

Master this marketing art to do the same for your business.

We’ve organised your Enrolment & Communications study materials into five lessons — each easily completed in 30 minutes or less. Work through one goal at a time. Apply what you learn to your current situation, then come back to take the next lesson.

01 | Eliminate friction.

You know the saying, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." The first moment your audience engages with you, is likely with an enrollment experience. So it has to be great from the get-go.

The best experience makers identify friction points and transform them into opportunities. And they manage their communications and forms from a single, centralised system, making it easy to refine and streamline the customer journey at every single touchpoint.

You can too. Do it right and you’ll build a feedback loop of personalising, connecting, selling, cross-selling and nurturing a lifelong relationship. Harvard Business School found that just a 5 per cent increase in customer retention could lead to an increase in profits from 25 to 95 per cent increase in profits.

Learn how to make enrolment the start of a beautiful customer relationship.

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Effortless Enrolment: How to make the digital enrolment process easy for your customers and team.

02 | Eliminate friction.

 

02 | Be consistent.

In this age of experience, you can’t afford to let your audience slip away. Every moment of engagement counts — including every form and ongoing communication. They all need to be seamlessly interwoven across every channel and point of connection. After all, your customers’ lifetime value is at stake.

Whether they’re filling in forms, completing an application, subscribing to a list or service or creating an account, you want to make the experience a positive one. Aim for a seamless customer journey that glides right along. Because if you introduce friction points, they’ll take their business elsewhere — long  before you have the chance to win their loyalty. 

Learn how to  make enrolment simple and convenient for your customers — and your team.

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Digital enrolment. Emphasis on the digital.

“We have a self-service model with the classic browser, website, mobile-optimised website and app site and also assisted digital, like our contact centres.  All of these touchpoints are seamlessly connected together.”

— Abhay Johorey, Former Head, Digital, Consumer bank, IDFC 


 

03 | Create unforgettable experiences.

Great performers know it’s all in the delivery.  For Johorey and IDFC, great performance means delivering a consistent brand journey and exceptional customer service — from emails to enrolment. A robust enrolment solution can help you to create engaging customer experiences from beginning to end.

As you explore ways to make enrolment and ongoing communications into something that’s not only painless but laden with possibility, you’ll need a framework fit for a lifelong customer relationship.

Learn what to look for and the questions you should ask when evaluating enrolment forms and management solutions.

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How to Select the Right Enrolment and Forms Management Solution

“We were looking for a technology solution that would integrate all aspects of the customer journey—which began from display and interest all the way up to actually activating the account. We did not want disparate technologies where you spend a lot of time stitching them together.”

— Abhay Johorey, Former Head, Digital, Consumer bank, IDFC 


 

04 | Learn from leaders.

Your enrolment experience should be more than a sum of its parts. No matter how stellar any one system, site, app, tool or platform is, your customers will fare best when every component works in concert with the others.
 
The application process at Investitionsbank Berlin is a great example. As the bank looked to better digitise applications for their customers, they sought a modern, proven solution.  They now have a system that connects to their SAP and CRM systems and even the German credit bureau. And with streamlined forms, they’ve reduced processing time by half.

You can see the same kind of results with a system that has built-in logic, responsive design and updates that can be made automatically from one centralised place.

Read how Investitionsbank Berlin realigned its customer focus to slash errors and processing delays.

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Advancing digitalisation

05 | Learn from leaders.

 

05 | Prove business value.

As marketers, we all relish the feeling of a great ROI. When you overhaul just one part of the customer experience — like digital forms — you make the entire experience more convenient, unified and effective. And you improve your entire operations.

You’ll be able to onboard new customers faster — with a lower abandonment rate.  You’ll also rev up your organisation’s inner workings by lessening the labour involved in creating, updating and managing your forms and documents. It’s a win-win for your enterprise and your customers.

According to an IDC study, users of Adobe Experience Manager Forms see an average annual savings of $242,300 per 100,000 forms and documents submitted — and a 379% three-year ROI.


 

Abhay Johorey

About the experience maker

Abhay Johorey

“Be sharp. Stay keen.” That’s the first thing you see on Abhay’s LinkedIn profile. And as one of Abhay’s colleagues notes, he lives up to it, saying his mind races at the speed of light. Abhay looked after all things digital and all things payment, at IDFC’s Consumer Bank division in Mumbai until fall of 2018. That’s when Adobe, recognising his exceptional talent as an experience maker, recruited to head the company’s strategic initiatives.

Adobe can help

Our end-to-end solution connects your forms and communications processes, so you can make enrolment, applications and onboarding an effortless experience for all.

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