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Posts Tagged ‘sales proposals’

Sales quotes in Dynamics: magic in, garbage out?

Everyone knows that if you put garbage leads or info into your CRM, you’ll have garbage on the back end, too. What about if you put magic in, though? Shouldn’t you get magic out? Not necessarily.  Here are some ways things can go off the rails during the sales process in D365, and how you […]

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What beats a 360-degree view of each customer? A 360-degree view of each sale.

A big promise of Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a “360-degree view of your customers,” and that’s great: who could disagree? And if you’re in sales, perhaps the most important part of the customer relationship where you really need all 360 degrees is when a customer actually becomes a customer — when they sign their first […]

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What does CPQ actually look/work like in Dynamics?

Over-promise, under-deliver. Vaporware. Pie in the sky. People selling business technology, especially in the initial “generating interest” stages, tend to write all kinds of checks that their posteriors can’t cash. Case in point: when they talk about what “integrates seamlessly” with Dynamics, and “expedites workflows,” and “optimizes throughput” within your CRM solution. We’re a CPQ […]

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How to Accelerate Your Time-to-Revenue Inside Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

Through the COVID crisis, growth in the SaaS sector continued to hold steady. Indeed, the pandemic shines a spotlight on the need for digital transformation in sales, revenue operations, and finance. Spend on SaaS solutions continues to grow to meet the increasing demand for technology to enable remote sales and finance teams.  As Satya Nadella […]

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Turn D365 into a Customer Relationship MAXIMIZING Solution

What do we really want out of customer relationships? Yes, we all want to ensure customer satisfaction. Yes, we all want to keep customers engaged with our brand and products. But let’s cut the malarkey: we mainly all want revenue. (And satisfied, engaged customers are the revenue drivers.) Today, we’ll share a few tips on […]

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Beyond Sales Proposal Templates: Create Dynamic Sales Proposals in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales

The last time you sent a proposal to a prospective customer, did the scene play out like this? You spent 20 minutes finding the right sales proposal template, or worse, copying a previous proposal. Then you spent another 30 minutes personalizing it and double-checking that every blank is filled in and mention of other customers […]

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A few problems in B2B sales that D365 + CPQ can fix

It happens to every B2B sales organization: flatlining. Not as in “dead,” but as in hitting a plateau, an even line, maintaining. And while holding steady doesn’t sound too bad for most things in life, in B2B sales, if you’re not growing, you’re dying. Let’s take a look at a few problems fueling flatlining in […]

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How to Remove Contract Management Roadblocks Inside Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Contract management plays a vital role in business operations. Contracts dictate business strategies and relationships between organizations and vendors. During the sales process, a considerable amount of time is spent ensuring contracts reflect corporate policies, fulfillment capabilities, regulatory requirements, and financial interests.  An efficient contract management process ensures contracts are created, negotiated, approved, and carried […]

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Sales secrets buried in Dynamics

Sales, as the inimitable Alec Baldwin said in Glengarry Glen Ross, is a tough racket. It’s about finding the right customers, and finding them before the competition does. And the sales rep who uses all Dynamics has to offer natively — and extends it with the right applications and tools — has a huge advantage […]

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What’s missing from D365 for Sales?

The Microsoft stack has just about everything a B2B sales rep requires for success. Keywords there are “just about.” We’re going to talk about three things Dynamics 365 (D365 for Sales, primarily) does really well in helping you discover and drive new business, and one thing it’s currently missing that can make a huge difference. […]

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