Having clear strategies, effective inbound marketing activities and a clear sales process is critical to business success. Technology nowadays plays a vital role in altering the consumer landscape and how people interact with your product and brand. Generally, people are more self-aware, better informed, and further along the sales funnel when they engage with your business. When you distinguish exactly what your prospects want, you can focus on catering your marketing strategy directly to them.
Understanding Your Audience
These days, consumers desire a personalized experience when interacting with your brand. This can be difficult to individualize due to the diversity of people that exists around us. When capturing information for prospects, you’ll receive plenty of data, and if that data is maintained on an ongoing basis, it can be leveraged effectively in your marketing and sales tactics. Using a CRM assists in filtering the relevant data based on user defined fields that can suit your business needs and help understand your audience personas.
You can leverage your CRM to:
- Gain easy access to information from address books
- Create notes/follow up tasks and track the most recent interactions
- Take your campaign on the go with Mobile accessibility
These features ensure your sales team is constantly connected, which results in engaging these prospects in the correct manner. Having everything in one database and being able to communicate effectively with your prospects can be done most productively through a CRM, resulting in better team efficiency and satisfied prospects.
One of the most important outcomes of implementing a CRM system is improved productivity in the workforce. Anytime your company acquires new information regarding a prospect, this information can be stored within the CRM, which enables your entire team to view it all in one place. These tracked communications are in real time which gives your team insight into how the deal is progressing.
There are other ways CRM can increase your team’s productivity as well. If a prospect fills out a form on your website, you can automatically schedule an email to go out containing the information they requested, such as username and password and links to other helpful resources. This eliminates the need to individually follow up and frees up time for your sales team to resolve questions other prospects may have which improves efficiency.
Adopting the right CRM allows your team to be free from process-heavy tasks, giving them more time to provide high quality customer service. Manual operations such as physically checking employee availability and scheduling phone calls is improved through CRM technology. The calendar feature within Maximizer allows you to check your team’s availability, schedule meetings and book rooms all from one system, therefore improving the internal efficiency across departments.
Finally, a CRM system can assist your marketing, sales and customer service departments stay well connected through shared tasks and responsibilities. For example, Maximizer CRM’s hotlist feature allows you and your team to view important tasks with one simple click. Look at your teams’ urgent tasks due right away and easily monitor when each task is completed. This simple feature ensures you will never miss a deadline again.
With a proliferation of CRM solutions available in the marketplace, how can you tell what’s the best fit for your business?
An obvious response is to compare product features and functions, but what else do you need to consider when choosing a CRM system?
How about a solution that:
- Fits with your business objectives and addresses your key challenges
- Meets your deployment, accessibility and security requirements
- Is flexible and can scale to your business growth needs
Stay organized and power your productivity with Maximizer. Maximizer helps you engage with your prospects, elevate your organizational skills, improve prospecting time through contact management, and boost your company’s productivity all from one centralized system. Leverage your skills and empower your team to lead you to business success. Learn more about Maximizer CRM software for your business needs or feel free to book a personalized demo with one of our CRM experts today.