Tag: "CRM application"

Microsoft Tries to Beat Salesforce.com with Upcoming CRM App Store

Following in Salesforce.com’s footsteps with AppExchange, Microsoft will create its own CRM application store. The Microsoft CRM 2011 marketplace will be available in beta form in September, then generally available by the end of this year. The CRM app store will allow Microsoft partners to sell applications to complement Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft’s complex and […]

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Hubspot/Salesforce Marketing Tool Case Study: Viridity

Viridity, an energy consumption management software provider, plugs for Hubspot inbound marketing integrated with Salesforce.com.  The small company of 11-25 employees saw enormous lead generation growth in the 8 months of using Hubspot Large. Jason Bailey, Viridity’s multimedia specialist, states that the company’s lack of integrated marketing tools was a hindrance. Now, on their website, […]

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Social Networking Brings CRM to New Industries

The rapidly increasing popularity of social networking platforms is news to no one. Twitter was steadily drawing users at the beginning of 2009 and then exploded since Oprah joined in April, and names like Facebook and LinkedIn are more and more familiar in the household. This proliferation of social networking is not just for the […]

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Potential Enterprise Software Standouts at TechCrunch50

Presentations at the annual TechCrunch50 conference just ended, and there were two Web 2.0 startups that could make wonderful improvements to enterprise software. Threadsy. Given the surge in social network integrations into industry platforms, Threadsy could prove a very popular—and easy—way to merge the various yarns people are so anxious to integrate. Looking at over […]

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Deconstructing CRM Platforms for Growth

With the declining economy many CRM providers are offering separate parts their popular platforms to give clients cheaper ways to manage their relationships, and in the process they are creating systems that will surely continue growing after the recession. Earlier this year, Sugar CRM launched the on-demand Sugar Express, which offered sales, marketing and support […]

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Twitter Catching on with CRM Companies.

As the social networking craze continues to attract a larger user base, businesses are beginning to catch on. Salesforce.com recently announced a new CRM application tailored for Twitter, an increasingly popular micro-blogging social network site.  Salesforce’s new application should help facilitate customer service by providing another resource for customers with problems to turn to in […]

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