In the wake of current events, working remotely has become the new normal. But even before the global crisis, working remotely was trending, with a 159% increase in remote work over the past 12 years. However, we are aware that a lot of companies have had phenomenal success with on-premises sales teams. And quickly migrating […]
The Sales Enablement Soiree was one of our favorite events at Dreamforce 2019. Not only did this single-day event contain enough information for an entire week, but it also gave attendees and sponsors alike the opportunity to coverage around the idea of sales enablement to see where it has been, and what it means for […]
At their core, salespeople only want to sell. The best ones do this by genuinely helping customers by providing them with products and solutions that improve their lives. Salespeople also use technology to make their jobs easier. The tools, platforms, data, and capabilities that the modern salesperson has at their disposal stand to make them […]
The most powerful tool a sales manager can have is data, but it is often their biggest liability. Quality sales data allows managers to accurately predict, forecast, and develop sales strategies to ensure reps are successful and meet their goals. The problem is the information is often not trustworthy because salespeople do not have the […]
Salesforce is an incredibly flexible CRM with a vast number of applications available to add to its functionality. In fact, Salesforce’s AppExchange marketplace contains over 3.5 million applications. However, with so many third-party apps at your disposal you must be careful of which you choose to implement within your business. Poorly built tools, or those […]
The Best Way to Use Salesforce Yet again, Salesforce has been named the number one CRM provider, officially marking the sixth year in a row they have received the award. For 25 years, Salesforce has been dedicated to building what they believe is the best CRM possible, so it’s no wonder why sales teams all […]
A call disposition describes the outcome of a call. They include statuses like, “demo scheduled,” “left voicemail”, and even “no longer in service.” In fact, customer service teams have actually logged call dispositions for years, and sales teams have followed to record call outcomes. Call dispositions give sales managers valuable intelligence they can use to […]
The Importance of Local Caller ID When our phones ring and we see a toll-free number or unfamiliar area code, the first thought we all have is it an unwanted sales call. That’s why calls from local phone numbers tend to have much higher answer and conversion rates. In fact, studies have found that people […]
We often are asked two related questions. First, does RingDNA work with existing phone systems? Next, what needs to be in place to use RingDNA? The answers are actually very simple: yes, and nothing. By design, RingDNA is extremely easy to implement and can be integrated with your existing framework in a number of ways. […]
What are the Differences Between Salesforce Editions? In today’s world a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) platform is no longer optional, it’s a business requirement. It simply has become impossible to operate without one. By now you know that a CRM system like Salesforce empowers your organization to collect, analyze, store, and retrieve information that is […]
Sales prospecting is a challenge. Most salespeople aren’t very good at it. Why? Because they haven’t cultivated the right habits. Masterful sales prospecting skills can take years to develop. But the truth is that by nurturing some simple habits you can fast-track your path to prospecting success. To develop new habits, you must make a commitment […]
Calls might be the most important of all sales activities. All the emails your inside sales reps send, and all the social outreach they do is designed to get prospects on the phone. The phone is where deals truly move forward, and it is usually where they’re closed To fully utilize a CRM like Salesforce, […]