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Essential Sales Metrics for Your Dashboard

Sales Metrics for Your CRM Dashboard

Everyone wants a sales dashboard, but what should be in it? Many online CRM solutions come complete with out of the box dashboards, but sales managers quickly find this generic information not specific enough to be actionable.  What you define as a lead will not be the same as for the next sales team. What … Continue reading

I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ CRM

Don't Like CRM

…. Or Why Your Sales VP Just Quit It happens every day.  A growing business hires a sales leader from outside to “take us to the next level”.  The new guy or girl walks through the door ready to share their experience.  That’s a big part of why they were hired.  The business’ leadership is … Continue reading

Social CRM, SalesNexus and FullContact

Social CRM

SalesNexus, a well-established online CRM, email marketing, and lead generation provider, offers numerous features that allow users to get the most out of their sales CRM.  Not only does SalesNexus offer a solution to those who could use a tool for email marketing, marketing automation, lead generation and sales team management, but also allows complete … Continue reading

Actionable Sales Dashboards in Your CRM

Sales Dashboards

You need your sales dashboard to give you instant intelligence about what’s happening with your customers, your sales team and in your sales pipeline. Pretty graphs of generic things like how many meetings got held are nice but, you need more. To know if a salesperson is focused in the right places, you need to … Continue reading

How to Qualify Sales Leads

Qualify Sales Leads

Are all sales leads created equally? Do your salespeople treat them that way? When you have a consistent criteria to define a qualified leads, sales results increase.  Your salespeople can focus their time on the opportunities most likely to yield revenue in the near term and still maintain appropriate “nurturing” of the rest. This short … Continue reading

Supercharged Selling

Supercharged Selling using your CRM Software

Sure, selling is an art.  Most good salespeople bring intuitive “people skills” to the table.  However, what separates the top producers from everyone else is often process. The most common short comings that undermine a salesperson’s success are Call Reluctance and Lack of Focus on Prospecting. Salespeople often prioritize customers that are about to purchase … Continue reading

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