Assumptions cut both ways. However, some customers are interested in providing personal information in return for being presented with more relevant buying options.
For example, Groupon adds a little button for visitors to click if there is interest in a particular category of products. For instance, if I am interested in healthy living - exercise, yoga, nutrition, etc. - I can click a heart icon and have the preference added to my profile. In the future, I will see more offers related to my interests.
With all the talk of sophisticated analytics to sleuth customer preferences, how refreshing it is to see the simple and straightforward approach. Just ask.
More importantly, give the customer control of their profile.
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