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As the economy shifts and uncertainty looms, distribution businesses face a tough challenge: how to stand out from their competitors and weather the storm. In times of recession, it's more important than ever to differentiate yourself and find ways to gain an advantage in a crowded market. That's why we've compiled a set of techniques recommended by experts in the field, designed to help distribution businesses not just survive, but thrive in these challenging times. Don't miss out on this essential guide to navigating the recession and emerging stronger than ever.
Some of the most important users of a CRM platform are the sales team, and they are always looking for three things: simplifying their work, improving customer interactions, and increasing sales for the company. In this article, we will discuss ways to improve customer interactions by utilizing CRM benefits.
Drum roll please…for the final part of our “How to Use CRM to Your Benefit” series we will be discussing inside sales! When you google “inside sales” you’ll 1) find a LOT of job ads and 2) see definitions pretty much stating that inside sales is simply selling from an office rather than traveling. Well, when you’re in the Wholesale Distribution industry you know that nothing is “simply” anything. We don’t have time to cover everything that inside sales is responsible for, but we are going to cover some of the most common items and how CRM can simplify those tasks.
For part 2 of our “How to Use CRM to Your Benefit” series, we’re going to be covering how Marketers use CRM. When you think of Marketing, you may think of the big-name automation platforms – Hubspot, Marketo, Act-On, Mailchimp, etc. But when you’re a distribution company, marketing efforts can look completely different than the “norm”. That’s where CRM comes into play.
Let’s take it back to the basics. At WebPresented, we’re always onboarding new clients and end users. One of the most commonly asked questions from new users is “How do I use this to benefit me?”. CRM sometimes gets a bad rep and is often looked at from the outside as an energy consuming, helicopter-manager-enabling monster. With the proper education and training (not to mention an easy to navigate UI), users quickly realize that CRM is a time saving, process streamlining tool. CRM is friend not foe.