How to Build a Revenue Funnel in Salesforce

By | 2017-07-12T10:50:23+00:00 July 11th, 2017|AppExchange Featured Products, General, Sales Management, Salesforce, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

A revenue funnel can help answer one of the most critical sales and marketing questions: how do my leads become closed-won deals? A revenue funnel is not a marketing funnel, nor is it a sales funnel. A revenue funnel spans the entire customer acquisition process, end to end. It’s how today’s high-performing organizations are measuring [...]

What is CPQ? Getting Started with Salesforce CPQ Basics

By | 2017-06-22T10:35:10+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Sales Management|

  One the hardest parts of a sales rep’s job is to provide professional and accurate quotes to prospects quickly. For many this process requires talking with several departments and approval processes which usually leads to errors, inaccuracies and fewer closed deals. But, what can sales leaders do to address this? CPQ software can help [...]

5 Reasons to Adopt a Cloud CRM in Today’s Digital Climate

By | 2017-05-24T09:44:33+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|General|

How do you collect and store information on new leads, and existing customers and accounts? If you’re still working in spreadsheets, Outlook address books or legacy “premise-based” customer relationship management systems such as Act! or GoldMine, you’re not alone. As more customers interact with your sales and marketing team digitally by accessing content online or [...]

How High Performing Organizations are Using Agile Marketing to Grow Sales

By | 2017-05-16T11:44:35+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Is Salesforce Right for My Business?, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

With an extensive background in software development, our team at Nuvem Consulting has long  been accustomed to the concept of “agile” development, which can be described as: Responding to change, even if it strays from a prescribed plan Rapid iterations over “Big Bang” campaigns Testing and data over opinions and conventions Agile marketing is much [...]

Enable Deeper ROI Reporting with Expense Management Software

By | 2017-04-04T19:19:33+00:00 March 27th, 2017|General|

Does your sales team keep track of expenses on spreadsheets, referring back to crumpled up receipts from last week’s trip? While many companies adpot high-tech solutions to support various aspects of the sales role, expense management often falls to the wayside. Entering receipt totals and flight details into a spreadsheet eats up time. Sales team [...]

4 Key Reasons to Use Salesforce Leads vs Contacts

By | 2017-04-05T14:32:52+00:00 February 13th, 2017|General, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

After reading this blog, you should be able to understand the following concepts: The difference between Leads and Contacts in Salesforce The benefits of differentiating Leads from Contacts in Salesforce Why Leads and Contacts are important for marketing reports in Salesforce Salesforce Leads vs Contacts - it’s a topic that often yields many questions. We [...]

Dreamforce ‘16 Recap: 5 Things Marketers Learned

By | 2017-04-05T14:34:10+00:00 October 10th, 2016|General, Is Salesforce Right for My Business?, Salesforce Tips and Tricks|

1. Lifecycle marketing improves customer experience, drives growth and creates loyalty Today’s marketers have experienced an unprecedented shift in their responsibilities, goals and KPIs. Josh London, CMO at IDG, may have said it best: we used to live in the age of “chief megaphone officer” but now we are “in charge of growth more than ever [...]

How to Run Your Business on Salesforce

By | 2017-05-11T12:49:46+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|General|

There are thousands of options on the market today for business management software. Many, if not most, of these options were developed to solve challenges related to a niche focus such as a specific business area or industry. But a key problem has persisted for those organizations that don't look at the big picture and consider how these [...]