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4 Quick Tips and 22 Quotes to Make You a Better Salesperson

Gaining the attention of potential customers is no easy task. Your target audience is bombarded with a slew of messages every day. Whether we’re at …

This Deal Could Help Apple Watch Sales Spike

If you’re looking to get an Apple Watch, you might want to consider walking to the nearest Best Buy store from Aug. 7 onwards.<p>A month after the …

Smartwatches

Launch a Flow using Lightning Process Builder!

Some things just go together, like:<br>Peanut Butter and Jelly<br>Bread and Butter<br>Cinnamon and Sugar<br>Tom and Jerry<br>Thunder and <b>Lightning</b><p>I’m sure you get the …

How Salesforce.com plans to stay high in the clouds

One of four co-founders, Parker Harris has been a quietly powerful force in the success of Salesforce.com, which has grown to nearly $7 billion and …

Can Salesforce.com Usurp Major Software Players?

For a tech company, 16 years is practically middle-aged. And with revenue expected to top $6 billion this fiscal year, some might question how much …

Bank of America

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

Steve Jobs on the Remarkable Power of Asking for Help | Inc.com

It's easy to think that great leaders like Steve Jobs got that way by telling people what to do, bossing them around, or instilling fear in those who work for them. This would be a mistake. In my experience, the greatest leaders of all create a compelling vision of the future, and they inspire …

Hung Up

Oracle: Our e-commerce solutions haven't played the best in mid-market

New CEO Kerry Bailey says today's hacks are designed to evade standard security controls<p>Daily tech news and analysis channel partners need to know …

A Huge Welcome to Our New Class of Salesforce MVPs

<b>By Holly Goldin</b><p>It’s time again to recognize a brand new group of MVPs! We have 15 new MVPs being awarded along with 35 re-awarded MVPs who will hold …

6 Tips to Effectively Manage Change for CRM and Salesforce Initiatives

<b>By Senthil Kumar</b><p>It is a well known fact that “Change Management” is very critical to the success of any CRM initiative. While there are a lot of …

Project Management

Content Marketing Update for Google Phantom | SEJ

By now, you’ve probably heard about (or experienced) Google’s ruthless “Phantom Update” that hit in late April or early May. If you haven’t heard of …

Salesforce’s Benioff Says SAP Rebuffed His ‘Olive Branch’

Salesforce.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff said his counterpart at rival SAP SE rebuffed an offer to have the business-software makers …

San Francisco

20 Quotes to Help Motivate You to Hustle Like Never Before

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building great businesses, achieving massive goals and rising to the top of your profession doesn't just happen by accident. It happens through a ridiculous work ethic and consistently showing up every single day.<p>Here are 20 quotes to …

Motivation

Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new Desk.com edition

Salesforce has long targeted SMBs with its Desk.com application for customer support, but on Wednesday the cloud powerhouse launched a new version of the software designed specifically for rapidly growing firms.<p>Dubbed Desk.com Business Plus, the new edition focuses on helping small and medium-size …

Apps

Digital Experience Blog

Fol­low­ing on from Mark Zablan’s blog post the Adobe Dig­i­tal Road­block Report 2015. The team has put togeth­er an info­graphic to sum­marise some …

DigitalOcean is raising $83 million to take on Amazon Web Services

Digital Ocean co-founder and CEO Ben Uretsky Flickr/ Techcrunch We're hearing that New York-based DigitalOcean, a hot cloud computing startup founded in 2011 that competes head-to-head with the $6 billion Amazon Web Services juggernaut, has closed a huge round of Series B funding.<p>The number we're …

Cloud Computing

Thought Leadership = Shorter Sales Cycles + Higher Closing Rate + Premium Pricing

Take a moment to consider the following questions:<p>Has the length of time increased between first meeting a prospect and that prospect purchasers your services or products?<br>• Is it getting more difficult to convert prospects into clients?<br>• Do prospects for your services of products ever shop around for a …

Thought Leadership

4 Ways Content Intelligence Will Transform Your Sales

B2B marketing organizations are now spending more than 25 percent of their budgets on the development, delivery and promotion of content to drive …

Salesforce

New Salesforce line helps enterprises deliver in-app customer support

Companies large and small are scrambling to keep up with the demands of an increasingly mobile world, and on Thursday Salesforce unveiled a new line of tools that’s designed to help.<p>Salesforce Service for Apps taps the CRM giant’s Service Cloud to let any organization to embed multichannel customer …

Make Sure Your LinkedIn Profile Calls the Prospect to Action | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

The first section of your LinkedIn profile that people see is the summary. It should come right out and say that you are open to conversations with …

Making decisions with data: How to put different data sources together

There is a huge amount of hype out there at the moment around analytics. However, there is good reason for all the excitement and investment that is …

Big Data

Social Selling – The Wrong Way

This article is a lesson for sales newbies and people who are new to LinkedIn.<p>Anyone who has been using LinkedIn for a while will be familiar with …

Oracle SaaS Earnings Rattle Salesforce

Share Email<p>There is a battle among the world’s largest software vendors to retain the throne of No. 1. Earlier this year Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella …

Rian van der Merwe on A View from a Different Valley: Unsuck the Enterprise

There’s something strangely appealing about trying to make enterprise software <i>not</i> universally despised. I guess I believe in a utopian vision where …

Product Management

This type of LinkedIn photo can make you look more trustworthy

The trick? Look a little happy.<p>That's according to new research from New York University, which found that people sporting positive expressions — with upturned eyebrows and an upward curving mouth, even if they weren't overtly smiling — are more likely to be perceived as trustworthy.<p>Those featuring …

Psychology

The Most Powerful Apps for Sales and Marketing Teams

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Project Management

Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge

A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive …

Apps

Salesforce Vs. The Competition: A CRM Primer

Salesforce.com is a leader in providing cloud-based enterprise software applications and platform services. How does it stack up to the competition? …

Markets

3 Keys to Becoming an Intuitive Sales Wizard | Inc.com

There’s nothing quite like the feeling you get when your intuition pays off and people behave exactly as you predicted (and hoped for or dreaded), or things turn out precisely as you expected. You could call these moments the result of educated guesses or extrasensory perceptions. However you …

Customers