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Sales Automation

Combining Customer Relationship Management (CRM) with sales automation tools helps sales teams plan and monitor their sales activities and provides the necessary customer data throughout the entire selling process. Browse our news, analysis, and advice for sales professionals and managers looking take advantage of these time and labor saving strategies.

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CRM Special Report: Vertical Markets Spotlight

A roundup of the CRM innovation taking place in eight important sectors.

CRM in Media/Entertainment: Vertical Markets Spotlight

Ever-expanding programming options challenge everyone today.

CRM in Telecommunications: Vertical Markets Spotlight

CRM integration challenges loom for telcos in a turbulent industry.

CRM in Professional Services: Vertical Markets Spotlight

Automation needs to replace data ambiguity.

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Breaking Through the Sales Plateau

Sales leaders should focus on building resilience within their teams by embedding a mindset that is not deterred by the word "no" but is invigorated by the pursuit of a "yes."

Trends in Revenue Intelligence: Boost Sales Teams’ Efficiency through Automated Data Capture and AI

Companies are increasingly turning to advanced solutions that automate the capture of all interactions and activities, seamlessly integrating them into CRM systems.

How CSOs Can Maximize Sales Analytics’ Impact

Leaders should start by establishing a clear vision and road map.

Experiential CRM: Designing Immersive Marketing Campaigns and Events

This approach aims not just to engage customers but to envelop them in the narrative and values of a brand.

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CRM Is Good, Even in the Bad Times

Some markets face an uphill climb, but that just makes investing in CRM even more crucial.

Sales’ Big Challenge: Winning the Game

When it comes to B2B sales, here's a look at one thing that hasn't changed over the years, but needs to.

Integrating CRM, AI, and the Metaverse

Futuristic-sounding customer experiences are now becoming reality.

Expanding the Tech Stack Is a Business and Personal Imperative

Here are three technology innovations that you really need to adopt as soon as possible.

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