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Your revenue and the success of your product depends directly on the competence of your sales team. Thus, hiring the right people and building a correct workflow is an important step, which may elevate your product or service to the top of all charts. Let’s take a look at the stages any company should go through while developing a sales team. Get a Dream Team It is true that one of the most valuable resources…

What does one need to win success? Sometimes, such vital elements as diligence, precision, and motivation are not enough to hit the target. We should not forget about fortune as well, even though it is far beyond a human’s control. Nevertheless, it does not mean that letting the grass grow under feet should be your slogan. A proper focus area in combination with ambition is often the true formula of success. Any entrepreneurship foresees all the…

In this article, we’ll talk about how to write a gentle reminder email to a client for payment that will inquire about the reason for the delay politely and speed up the obligations fulfillment in an efficient way. 1. Top 5 Payment Reminder Tips As you may have guessed, the success of such a message greatly affects the payment speed. However, a frankly rude email can, on the contrary, spoil partner relations with the client. Naturally, the text…

Do you agree that a full-fledged control is a recipe for success in any endeavor? Hopefully, you don’t because even a complete conformity to the plan, which is doomed to failure, won’t bring fruit. However, we have to admit that the role of the control function is relevant for any type of activities. If you are a manager, you have to control the performance, sales, production, servicing or any other activity within your business. Correspondingly,…

Gaining earnings is the purpose of every commercial activity. At the same time, it is important not only to have revenue but also to be profitable. The lucrativeness can be expressed in financial terms, i.e. a currency value, or in percentage. However, before you take a calculator and shift to mathematical computations, it is essential to get acquainted with certain formulas and metrics. If you have no idea why one needs to get involved in versatile…

The word “professional” is attached to the notion of the electronic mail account when used for business purposes. However, if we deepen into this issue, a professional email address example refers to a definite subscript of the mailbox on the domain name. As a rule, the latter notion represents the website of your company. However, this paragon is not a strict rule since such brands as Google, Yahoo and dozens of others offer a free and…

Running a business is all about communication with a client. If a seller supports a regular contact with clientage, the sales will likely increase. However, it is not an axiom. Such an interaction can be performed in various ways including emails. Especially given that it is the most common way of communication in the current century. And what about the contact with a potential customer? The concept remains unchanged, i.e. the more attention is applied the…

Gmail Contacts now has its improved design heading to the material concept just like the whole Google ecosystem. Let’s face the fact that, whether you like the Contact manager or not, it is a lot nicer to work with beautiful icons and more clear interface. This tool is a lifesaver for those using Gmail on a daily basis. 1. Setup Gmail for business Before you can manage your contacts in Gmail, you will need to setup…

Most people believe that Gmail is great as it is. It does the job: communication, storing messages, and maybe occasional Hangouts chat. But if you’re a power user and Gmail is an essential part of your business, keeping it organized and uncluttered will require some direct actions from you. We’ve gathered seven great tips for using emails effectively and stay on top of your inbox. 1. Forward messages to one inbox Before you even start…

In the 90’s, the CRM systems were mostly used for sales: to contact existing customers, make them new offers relevant to their previous purchases and trying to provide a better customer support. Since then, the public eye has viewed CRMs just like that – a salesperson tool. While not completely false, today it’s more of an aging stereotype. We often hear that the Customer Relationship Management systems (CRM) have evolved. While true, the scope of…