Sales success requires a great deal of planning. From identifying and nurturing leads to renewing and retaining existing customers. While CRM platforms have managed to enhance sales efficiency and provide visibility, there’s still room for improvement.
We already know how essential business documents are for the multitude of tasks that distract reps from selling. Documents connect every area of a business and enable information sharing across departments. They’re also the source of almost all sales-related work and day-to-day tasks: 50% of knowledge workers’ time is spent creating and preparing documents, and 92% of professionals still collaborate on and review documents by email.
When you manage a team of sales reps, your compensation structure is responsible for the success rate of your team. But sales targets aren’t everything and the relationship that your agents can nurture with clients is just as important for your brand.
The answer is not always simple – should you offer bonuses or commissions for high customer retention rates? Does a fixed salary or variable compensation make the most sense for your team?
Blockchain has the potential to fundamentally change the way organizations do business.
In the retail sector, blockchain is finding a lot of applications: from revolutionising loyalty programs and digitising product warranties to potentially allowing for the development of peer-to-peer marketplaces that could compete with the likes of eBay or Airbnb.
Let’s see how increase sales compliance through contract automation …
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Today legal departments use tons of Word files and emails as work instruments, so files like contract templates can be distributed and used in a quick and easy way. This method, as effective as it may be, produces overheads that cost the company a great deal in terms of money and time.
The problem lies in the instruments that are used: they’re simply not fit for purpose! If you continue to draft and distribute your contract template this way the cost of compliance will soon become a big problem.
So let’s have a look at how we can solve this problem!
Sooner or later you’re going to write a business proposal, either because someone asked for it, or because you want to make a persuasive case that leads to a sale. Where do you start? How to write a business proposal? What are the rules? Since one of the goals of a business proposal is to persuade a potential customer to do business with you, it is important that you answer all questions.
Not only are you trying to present your business to potential customers and talk it up, but you are also trying to make a lasting impression on your prospect. So you want to ensure the proposal does its job- acting as a formal and efficient selling tool.
Ask anyone in the business world about their pain points and you’ll likely hear: sales and signatory management. Updating, monitoring, and managing lists is currently a time-consuming, inefficient, and error-prone activity for suppliers and buyers alike. At the same time, the painstaking process of proper signatory management is essential for establishing and maintaining business relationships, not to mention for ensuring compliance.