Salesflare: The CRM for Small Businesses And Sales Teams Selling B2B

If you’ve spoken to any sales leader, implementation of a customer relationship management (CRM) platform is a must… and typically also a headache. The benefits of a CRM far outweigh the investment and challenges, though, when the product is easy to use (or customized to your process) and your sales team sees the value and adopts and leverages the technology. As with most sales tools, there’s a huge difference in the features needed for a

Send Email Via SMTP In WordPress With Microsoft 365, Live, Outlook, or Hotmail

If you’re running WordPress as your content management system, the system is typically configured to push email messages (like system messages, password reminders, etc.) through your host. However, this isn’t an advisable solution for a couple of reasons: Some hosts actually block the ability to send outbound emails from the server so that they’re not a target for hackers to add malware that sends emails. The email that comes from your server typically isn’t authenticated

AutoPitch: Email Automation for Sales Development Representatives

There are plenty of times where sales representatives have a great list, but the effort needed to send an email one at a time takes far too much effort. AutoPitch integrates directly with your email, enables templating, and then reports back on any activity or engagement regarding those emails. You can even setup sequenced sends to your list. Pulling a cold lead list into an email platform can get a company in quite a bit

Gong: Conversation Intelligence Platform for Sales Teams

Gong’s conversation analytics engine analyzes sales calls at the individual and aggregate level to help you understand what’s working (and what’s not). Gong starts with a simple calendar integration where it scans each sales reps’ calendar looking for upcoming sales meetings, calls, or demos to record. Gong then joins each scheduled sales call as a virtual meeting attendee to record the session. Both audio and video (such as screen shares, presentations, and demos) are recorded

The History of Email and Email Design

44 years ago, Raymond Tomlinson was working on ARPANET (the U.S. Government’s precursor to the publicly available Internet), and invented email. It was a pretty big deal because up until that point, messages could only be sent and read on the same computer. This allowed a user and a destination separated by the & symbol. When he showed colleague Jerry Burchfiel, the response was: Don’t tell anyone! This isn’t what we’re supposed to be working