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The Science of Persuasion: How to Influence Consumer Choice
By Sean Peek | July 23, 2021

There's a science to persuasion, and you can use it to your advantage in understanding and influencing consumer behavior.

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13 Secrets for Growing Your Business Quickly
By Sean Peek | July 20, 2021

There's no surefire formula for instant success, but you can boost your business's growth with these tips from startup founders.

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CRM Certification and Training
By Julie Thompson | July 06, 2021

As CRM software becomes more important for businesses, high-level training and certifications do as well.

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What Is Contact Management?
By Julie Thompson | July 02, 2021

Contact management is essential for keeping digital records of customer data.

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9 Reasons to Try Text Message Marketing for Your Small Business
By Max Freedman | June 30, 2021

Text messaging isn't just a convenient way to chat with friends. It's also a powerful mobile marketing tool for small businesses.

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Why Sex Sells… More Than Ever
By Nicole Fallon | June 25, 2021

Magazine ads featuring sex are on the rise, with the exception of two not-too-sexy industries.

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13 Best Podcasts for Salesforce Fanatics
By Max Freedman | June 09, 2021

Love Salesforce and learning about it? These 13 podcasts are exactly the education you're looking for.

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What Are CRM Models?
By Max Freedman | April 21, 2021

CRM models can help you better understand how your company reaches, converts and retains customers.

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Best Sales Apps for Small Businesses
By Max Freedman | April 20, 2021

These sales app can improve your small business's ability to attract and retain customers.

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How Customer Delight Will Keep Them Coming Back
By Donna Fuscaldo | April 19, 2021

Customer delight can increase your sales and improve your brand reputation among current and potential customers.

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7 Lead-Nurturing Strategies
By Yara Simón | April 14, 2021

A good lead-nurturing strategy can drive many positive results for your business.

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How to Close the Deal: 10 Sales Strategies
By Yara Simón | April 07, 2021

Salespeople spend a lot of time trying to close the deal. Here are a few strategies that can make you more successful.

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How to Use a CRM for Lead Management
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

CRM software helps streamline your lead management process and ensure valuable prospects don't fall through the cracks.

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How to Create a CRM Dashboard (Examples)
By Max Freedman | March 31, 2021

A CRM dashboard gives your employees a snapshot of the metrics that matter most.

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How a Mobile CRM Benefits Your Business
By Max Freedman | March 30, 2021

Having a CRM system that has the same functionality on mobile devices as it does on a computer offers significant benefits for your business and employees.

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How to Master Cold Calling (Scripts Included)
By Yara Simón | March 29, 2021

Cold calling is a way to reach new customers that has many benefits as well as challenges.

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Sales Training Programs for Your Team
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 19, 2021

Your sales team can benefit from these four training programs, which are designed to help them close more deals and improve customer satisfaction.

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How to Develop Event Marketing Plans for Live and Virtual Events
By Jennifer Post | March 18, 2021

While live and virtual events have similar objectives, the marketing planning and budgeting for both types of events differs.

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SMS Survey Basics: How to Send a Text Survey
By Nicole Fallon | March 16, 2021

A text or SMS survey can help you gather feedback from your customers quickly and effectively.

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How Your Business Can Benefit From Feedback Surveys
By Sean Peek | March 16, 2021

Feedback surveys offer customers and employees a way to provide both positive and negative feedback that businesses can use to improve.

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CRM Metrics You Should Know
By Matt D'Angelo | March 15, 2021

Picking the right CRM metrics to measure may not be difficult, but it should relate to your overall strategy.

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How to Develop a Customer Survey
By Sean Peek | March 12, 2021

Customer surveys have a high ROI and provide numerous advantages for businesses.

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How to Calculate Your Customer Retention Rate
By Max Freedman | March 11, 2021

Knowing your customer retention rate and some strategies to improve it can help you boost your bottom line.

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What Is Sales Force Automation?
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 11, 2021

Sales force automation can improve your sales team's ability to engage with new leads and boost customer satisfaction.

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How to Set Up Workflows With a CRM
By Max Freedman | March 09, 2021

When used properly, CRM workflows can help streamline several of your company's marketing and sales operations.

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How to Track and Manage Lead Sources
By Max Freedman | March 09, 2021

Properly tracking and managing your lead sources can help drive future sales.

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How to Qualify a Lead
By Max Freedman | March 05, 2021

Lead generation is important, but qualifying your leads to determine which ones are worth pursuing can save you time and money.

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How to Analyze Survey Data
By Max Freedman | March 05, 2021

Survey data can help you better understand your customers or target audience. The ability to properly analyze survey data is critical to making the most of it.

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7 Tips on How to Build Customer Loyalty
By Sean Peek | March 04, 2021

Customer loyalty can help your business boom in the best of times, but it can also help you survive in tough or challenging times.