Streak: Manage Your Sales Pipeline in Gmail With This Full-Featured CRM

Having established a great reputation and always working on my site, my speaking, my writing, my interviews, and my businesses… the number of responses and follow-ups I need to make often slips through the cracks. I have no doubt that I’ve lost great opportunities simply because I didn’t follow up with a prospect in a timely manner. At issue, though, is that the ratio of touches I need to get through to find the quality

Why HubSpot’s Free CRM is Skyrocketing

In the early days of a business, managing information about your contacts and customers isn’t difficult. However, as your business grows and as you get more customers and hire more employees, information about contacts gets scattered across spreadsheets, notepads, sticky notes, and hazy memories. Business growth is amazing and with it comes the need to organize your information. This is where HubSpot CRM comes in. HubSpot CRM was built from the ground up to be ready for the modern

ConnectLeader TopRung: B2B Sales Gamification and Performance Management Tool

B2B sales acceleration technologies innovator ConnectLeader has announced the availability of its TopRung sales gamification and performance management tool. TopRung uses the power of team competition to align, adopt and accelerate sales activities, as well as drive sales process adoption and create more lead generation conversations that become pipeline opportunities. TopRung uses the power of team competition, sportsmanship and fun to: Align, adopt and accelerate sales activities Drive sales process adoption Create more lead generation conversations that become pipeline opportunities. TopRung was named a finalist in

Pipedrive: Visibility Into Your Sales Pipeline

Our business is a bit unique in that we’re a specialty agency that works with a select few clients. However, with this publication along with our overall social presence produces a lot of leads. So many leads, in fact, that we often don’t have the time and resources to filter and prequalify each of those leads to identify that leads that are perfect for our business. We know that we’ve missed some great opportunities. As

10 Sales Performance Stats To Know

What percentage of sales people, on average, miss their quota? What is the average close rate? How much better do the best sales reps perform compared to the average? What percentage of salespeople actually understand their customer’s pain? What percentage of sales representatives feel the pipeline is accurate? In partnership with Salesforce Work.com, this infographic from the TAS Group presents ten sobering pieces of data on sales performance. Whether you see it as shocking, or