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Posts Tagged ‘sales proposals’

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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Easier ROI in CRM (via CPQ)

If you're in sales, you likely use your Dynamics CRM solution to send sales proposals. And, if you're like most salespeople, you probably view these documents as necessaries, a cost of doing business, etc. Which they are. But there's more. Seeing proposals as simply a cost may be misguided. Imagine if, instead, you thought of […]

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Why Dynamics resellers need CPQ as an arrow in the quiver

If you're a Dynamics reseller, you know it's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Sometimes, it's more like a dog-undercut-dog-leave-dog-broke-THEN-eat-dog world. In any case, safe to say the business tech world is competitive even for the most experienced ISV or reseller. And while it's often been said that there's no silver bullet to solving a customer's […]

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Improve RFP follow-up (and wrap-up more business)

Sales is a tricky business. Sometimes, you have a hot prospect who closes in a day, and other times, well, that person who downloaded your brochure, or who seemed good to go at a trade show, or attended a webcast, or put out an RFP you replied to… they just went nowhere. Some of the […]

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Three tips to make Dynamics CRM campaigns more fruitful

Your Dynamics CRM system has all the right tools and triggers to make effective campaigning as easy as “set it and forget it.” Whether it’s a Quick Campaign to get that one offer in front of that one audience, or a more drawn-out, strategic nurture Campaign with multiple touch points, lead sources, and activities throughout, […]

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