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Posts Tagged ‘sales proposals’

Quote-to-cash in Dynamics 365

Whether you’re using D365 for Sales, D365 CE, or even a more tailored version (e.g., D365 for Field Service) if you’re in sales or marketing, chances are excellent that you’re using D365 to build and send sales quotes. While there are a handful of tools built in to Dynamics (and Office), competitive companies are extending […]

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Digital transformation extends to RFP responses

As a Microsoft customer or partner, you're likely neck-deep in digital transformation efforts: moving just about everything to Azure; increasing adoption and usage of Dynamics CE and other business-critical tech; and improving data collection, analysis, and usability across the enterprise. And at the front line of any enterprise is where a business meets its public, […]

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Write on! Tips to improve RFP responses in Dynamics

If you're sending sales proposals and contracts out of Dynamics (whether or not you're using IQX, our contract management solution integrated with Dynamics CRM), there are some composition tips and tricks that can help make every proposal more presentable and every contract more compelling. And we've detailed most of them in this free whitepaper, "RFP […]

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5 Ways to Close Deals Faster Using Contract Management Software Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

According to research by Forrester and Aberdeen, it takes an average of 3.4 weeks to get a contract approved, but using Contract Management software can reduce contract approval time an average of 82%. Deals don’t always close as fast as we’d like. The contract review, approval, and negotiation phase is all too often a sticking […]

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Good, better, best for sales quotes in Dynamics 365

There's more than one way to create a sales quote in Dynamics: Good: You can make one with Word or Excel. Better: You can use some built-in tools to create a PDF quote (but it's still basically built on Word templates). Best: You can add configure, price, quote (CPQ) software to Dynamics.   Why is […]

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3 Ways to Streamline the Quoting Process in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales [Video]

The ability to efficiently create accurate price quotes is crucial to accelerating sales cycles, increasing business growth, and ensuring your customers have a positive buying experience.  However, the process can be time-consuming and error-prone when there are numerous product configuration parameters. In fact, it can take several mouse clicks to add an inventory item to […]

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Driving more CRM revenue by adding CPQ

If you're a Dynamics partner or reseller and you're not offering configure, price, quote (CPQ) software as an extension of Dynamics CRM, you may be a missing out on a huge revenue opportunity. As importantly, you may not be fully equipping your CRM customers for success. "What's CPQ anyway?" CPQ is a sales proposal automation […]

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Tracking sales proposals in Dynamics

If you're in marketing, you can probably skip this article. But if you're in sales and reliant on Dynamics to help close new business, take three minutes and read further. Dynamics CRM, as many of us know, is often positioned as a classic "Swiss Army Knife" type of tool. Need to manage contacts? It can […]

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3 ways to close more business using Dynamics, CPQ, and a whitepaper on RFP responses

Closing more business means improving your sales proposal process, and here are three ways to help make that happen: Integrate a configure, price, quote solution into your CRM (CPQ and Dynamics for the win!) Populate that solution with branded, vertically targeted templates (Look sharp, work smart!) Write good RFP responses (yep: good!) with help you'll […]

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“Dynamic” RFP responses: set yourself apart

If you're a B2B VAR of MSFT Dynamics CRM and you get an RFP to answer ASAP... you have far too many acronyms to sort through. In all seriousness, if you are this person, you likely know one thing above all else when an RFP hits your inbox: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. In fact, a […]

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