Manufacturing companies and other enterprise organizations using ERP systems need integrated solutions that will make them more efficient and improve their workflows.
For most mid-level and large enterprises, no single ERP is a complete solution to their problems. Common enterprise challenges include cost concerns that limit the number of ERP licenses that can be purchased and difficulty in integrating the ERP with other in-house systems. Read more »
More than 80,000 mortgage companies use Encompass360 to maximize their retail sales and minimize origination cost. In the same line, financial services companies use Salesforce to automate their marketing services. ¬†Integrating Salesforce to Encompass360 enables companies to shorten the sales cycle, reduce costs and see real-time updates in Salesforce Chatter.
Integration enables a hassle-free lending process for everyone. With increased competition in the lending industry, financial services companies need to find ways to differentiate their offerings and close leads more efficiently to maximize revenues. Salesforce enhances operations by making transactions as fast, smooth and straightforward as possible. Read more »
Every company is different. The business practices that keep a large organization thriving may not work for a small or medium-sized one. A doctor will have a completely different approach to managing their patients than a lawyer will to managing their clients. A thousand little details define the way you do business and make it unique from any other company. So if you use Customer Relationship Management applications, they should be adaptable to your specific needs. Fortunately, Salesforce recognizes the importance of personalization, which is why customizing Salesforce CRM for your business is easy and convenient. Read more »
The days when insurance salesmen would go door to door to maintain good relations with their customers (and win over potential new ones) have gone the way of the VCR (and cassette tape, and home phone, and MySpace, too.)¬† Let‚Äôs face it, the ever evolving cloud technology of today–and the rise of social media–have changed the way business is done worldwide. Insurance is no different. In fact, selling insurance successfully today takes more than just good talk and a personal handshake. It takes giving customers the latest high-tech advantages and providing customer service and convenience like they‚Äôve never experienced before. Ever hear of Salesforce communities?
Salesforce communities put the cloud to work for you Read more »
One of the most basic techniques for marketing and sales is utilizing email lists to contact customers and leads.¬† Salesforce allows businesses to send mass emails for newsletters, press releases, promotions and other items.¬† However, there are limitations with the Salesforce email capabilities.¬† These limitations were intentionally designed to prevent abuse that could label Salesforce as blacklisted or spam. Read more »
In any venture, success is as much dependent upon the people you choose to work with as it is upon your own actions. Even Abraham Lincoln, arguably the greatest President our country has ever had, didn’t do it all on his own. He spent his life building up connections and keeping them close by, to help him with whatever he needed. And the same principle applies to you and your business. Being a partner focused company is the most efficient way to cover all necessary angles and accomplish more through collaboration and cooperation. Fortunately, Salesforce Partner Communities make it easy to establish a network of business partners for every situation. Read more »
In a recent VMWorld announcement VMWare is using a new method for software distribution.¬† This innovative approach utilizes Cloud Drop via a Salesforce portal to deliver software to partners and clients.¬† There are real benefits to using this innovative solution over the alternatives.
In the past, companies had to rely on FTP servers or CD-ROM to deliver software. Read more »
In business, it’s essential that you stay connected with both your customers and your employees, organizing all of their important information to be accessed quickly and viewed at a glance, and maintaining solid, ongoing relationships with all of them. Salesforce.com’s customer relationship management software is ideal in this regard. Read more »
Typically, most companies measure their progress and success by numbers. How much money have you made? How many units have you produced and how many have you sold? How many man-hours went into making that happen? But this kind of impersonal focus isn’t beneficial to your employees, and it isn’t beneficial to your customers. Read more »