The 4 Steps To Implement Or Cleanup CRM Data To Maximize Your Sales Performance

Companies that wish to improve their sales performance typically invest in an implementation strategy of a customer relationship management (CRM) platform. We’ve discussed why companies implement a CRM, and companies often take the step… but the transformations often fail for a few reasons: Data – At times, companies simply opt for a data dump of their accounts and contacts into a CRM platform and the data isn’t clean. If they’ve already got a CRM implemented,

Numerics: An Integrated Widget Dashboard for iOS

Numberics allows iPhone and iPad users to create and customize their own integrated dashboards from a growing collection of third parties. Pick from hundreds of pre-designed widgets to build an overview of website analytics, social media engagement, project progress, sales funnels, customer support queues, account balances or even numbers from your spreadsheets in the cloud. Features include: Predesigned widgets of various types including number tallies, line graphs, pie charts, funnel lists, and more Create multiple

The Marketing and Sales Benefits of Marketing Automation

According to CSO Insights, companies with mature lead generation and management practices have a 9.3% higher sales quota achievement rate. This is where sales automation platforms like our sponsors at Salesvue have had a dramatic impact on improving both reporting and efficiency of teams utilizing Salesforce – providing a prospecting to pipeline automation solution. It’s not just sales automation that’s assisting sales representatives become more productive and efficient, though. Despite being marketed for years as

This Single Aspect of Sales Could be Losing Your Company $4 Million Annually

We tend to talk about sales by the revenue produced, but not by the losses when it’s not going well. Sales is a blood sport at most companies and there seems to be little patience nowadays for sales professionals to ramp up, build relationships, and convert customers. The sales manager even has the unenviable position of having to motivate and drive staff to meeting and exceeding goals. Get the wrong manager in and an entire

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