5 Statistics Proving Mobile Sales Tools are Dramatically Improving Performance

We’ve been working with our sales enablement sponsor, FatStax, for quite a few months now. Their mobile sales platform has exploded in growth – especially since supporting iOS on iPhone in addition to iPad (Android is coming early next year). When we sat down and began speaking to their customers on why the platform is so popular we heard a similar story over and over… Sales agents were tired of searching and scouring for sales

Key Dates and Stats You Need to Know Heading into the 2014 Holiday Season

Last year, 1 in 5 consumers did ALL of their Christmas shopping online! Yikes… and it’s predicted that this year, one-third of all online shoppers will make their purchases via their smartphone or tablet. 44% are shopping from a tablet and almost everyone is using their desktop to shop. You’re in rough shape this year if you haven’t optimized your sites and emails for mobile and tablet shoppers – but it’s never too late to

The State of Mobile in the US

Mobile usage among consumers continues to skyrocket. 74% of growth was in smartphones with 79% of US Shoppers browsing and shopping on sites and apps. By 2016 mobile app revenues will hit $46 billion. To quantify what this dramatic shift means for brands the folks at Usablenet put together an infographic that demonstrates just how much mobile Internet usage is changing the way consumers interact with brands on the web. Usablenet powers mobile sites and

As Predicted, 2013 Holiday Sales Went Mobile

It wasn’t a surprise, given smartphone adoption, that mobile was going to have a huge impact on this year’s holiday sales. Social media is having more of an impact, but it pales in comparison to mobile’s impact. Of the sales that occurred, 38% of the online traffic came from smartphones and tablets according to IBM Digital. 21% of all online sales were made from those mobile devices. That’s a 5.5% increase over 2012! Overall, the

Mobile and Your Supercharged Sales Force

If you’ve got a strong outbound sales force, chances are that they have huge inefficiencies in the sales process. Many outbound sales managers find their teams traveling, capturing and pushing information more than they are selling. Mobilizing your sales force is taking on new meaning nowadays. Providing your team with mobile or tablet applications that allow them to collect data, access information, and even propose (using a great tool like our sponsor, TinderBox) and close

Why did Typepad make a WordPress Anti-Spam Plugin?

I ran the new Typepad Anti-spam plugin for over a week and both Typepad and Akismet identified exactly the same comments as spam. I deleted Typepad – no need to have both. This makes me curious. Why did Typepad write their own plugin? If part of the plugin’s accuracy is due to how many people have installed it, was it so that Typepad could provide their users better protection by expanding their coverage? Akismet charges