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Q&A: How to Deploy a CRM in Your Call Center

Q&A: How to Deploy a CRM in Your Call Center

Q&A: Is Project Management Software for You?

Q&A: Is Project Management Software for You?

The 9 CRM Features That All Businesses Need

The 9 CRM Features That All Businesses Need

Though CRM solutions pile on the bells and whistles in an effort to attract customers, the reality is that there are a few core features that have most of the impact on your business. While examining your options for CRM, focusing on these features can prevent you from being distracted by features that, while interesting or even promising, will not do the CRM heavy lifting your business needs now.

CRM for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

CRM for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

For years, SMBs thought that CRM systems were meant only for enterprise businesses. The question is, how many clients does it take to justify a CRM system? Is it worth the investment? Continue reading find the reasons why SMBs should implement a CRM system.

Social CRM: Is It Really a Must?

Social CRM: Is It Really a Must?

As you probably already know, the use of social media is critical to any business marketing and customer relationship strategy. Gone are the days when you could ignore Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, hoping they were just passing fads. If you aren't active on any of these sites, you could lose millions or more in potential revenue for your organization. So, when it comes to CRM, everyone is talking about and adapting to using social CRM. But, what is it? Read on to learn more.

CRM vs. Sales Force Automation

CRM vs. Sales Force Automation

While Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Sales Force Automation (SFA) are often used interchangeably, they are two different types of software. These two tools can be used interchangeably or considered adversaries but are actually complimentary tools. An SFA attracts new customers and then the CRM solution takes over and ensures that those customers remain clients.

Key Features with Salesforce

Key Features with Salesforce

A Case For CRM Analytics

A Case For CRM Analytics

CRM Is Inherently the Most Political of Enterprise Systems

CRM Is Inherently the Most Political of Enterprise Systems

Social Networking and CRM

Social Networking and CRM

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  • Your Guide to Social Customer Service

    Did you know that 67% of online consumers have used social media for customer service purposes?Unfortunately, many businesses ignore social mentions because they don’t know how to handle them appropriately. This is a problem because managing and responding to these mentions can make or break your brand. more

  • A Guide to Selecting a Customer Portal for your CRM

    This whitepaper provides a guideline for selecting the right customer portal solution for your CRM by following a three-stage process. By comparing in-house and third party SaaS products, we examine present business and technical portal requirements, which are then mapped against the upfront and hidden costs for development and future scalability needs. more

  • Top Intelligent Tools That Every Sales Rep Should Have in 2017

    Explore how Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it possible for salespeople to leverage the structured data in their day-to-day activities and enhance the communication with customers and prospects. more

  • The Social Intranet: A guide to getting better business results

    This whitepaper describes why the shift from a traditional to a social intranet is imperative to staying competitive, and analyzes the costs and benefits associated with implementing one. You will also find useful KPIs to measure performance and further leverage your intranet's success, raising employee engagement and boosting your competitive advantage. more

  • The New 2016 SMB CRM Comparison Guide

    Selecting a CRM system is not easy. That's why our CRM expert has compiled this new SMB CRM comparison guide to provide you with the information you need on the top 40 CRM software solutions available on the market. more