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Salesforce Looks At The State Of Sales

Salesforce Looks At The State Of Sales

Salesforce just released its 2015 State of Sales Report looking at industry trends after surveying over 2,300 sales leaders around the world. It looks at priorities, behaviors, and technology in use by sales teams and finds that the best performing teams are more likely to maximize technology, especially when it comes to analytics and mobile. “Technology is rapidly becoming the …

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Salesforce Unveils ‘Wave Analytics’ Application

Salesforce Unveils ‘Wave Analytics’ Application

Back in October, Salesforce announced Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, marking the company’s entry into the $38 billion analytics market. On Thursday, it unveiled its first Wave Analytics App, Sales Wave Analytics. Sales Wave Analytics marks the inaugural app for the Wave Analytics Apps line of apps, more of which will come later. Sales Wave Analytics will provide sales teams …

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Apple Watch Pre-orders Nearly Hit a Million on Launch Day

Hours after Apple opened up pre-orders on its new wearable device, the Apple Watch, the product sold out. Shipping times slipped from the original target of April 24 to 4-6 weeks out, and even longer in some cases. Of course, Apple doesn’t tell us how much supply it had to begin with, so selling out doesn’t necessarily mean a stellar …

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Cyber Monday Sales Not Much Higher Than Last Year

Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year, and for good reason. Not only do retailers heavily discount goods, but many also offer free shipping. That’s why Cyber Monday sales growth has been steady for the past few years, but it may finally be showing signs of slowing down. ABC News reports that Cyber Monday sales are …

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iPads On Sale, Other Apple Products Discounted For Cyber Monday

Apple’s iPad is going to be a hot holiday item, but the price may be a little prohibitive for some shoppers. There were some decent deals on Black Friday, but Cyber Monday presents the best deals there are on tech gifts. BGR reports that MacMall is holding a big Cyber Monday sale today with multiple Apple products, including the iPad …

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Cyber Monday Sales: Best Deals On Video Games

Cyber Monday is like the rushed sequel to Black Friday. That doesn’t make it any worse than America’s annual celebration of cheap TVs and trampling old people though. In fact, it might even be the superior holiday since you don’t have to brave the elements or that jerk down the block to score cheap goods. We’ve already previewed a few …

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LinkedIn Sales Navigator Hits iOS [Updated]

Update: A LinkedIn spokesperson has informed us that the app went up prematurely, and that the company is still in the process of finalizing some of its functionality. They’ve removed the app, and plan on making it available in the next few weeks. LinkedIn recently unveiled a big redesign of its Sales Navigator tool on the web, promising mobile apps …

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LinkedIn Sales Navigator Gets Big Refresh

LinkedIn announced the launch of a major refresh to its Sales Navigator tool in the middle of its Q2 earnings report on Thursday. It’s described as an “enterprise-focused SaaS product. On the company’s earnings call, CEO Jeff Weiner had this to say about it: “This new SaaS product delivers a customized view into LinkedIn to better connect sales professionals with …

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Advice On Sales Pipeline Management From Google Partners

Google is sharing a video featuring C.J. Hayden and Kristine Carey from Get Clients Now discussing sales pipeline management. “As a business owner you know it can be challenging to get customers, follow up on leads, make sales pitches, and close the sale,” says Google. With that in mind, the talk takes on the subjects of finding customers, following up …

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Two Out Of Five Salespeople Aren’t Meeting Their Quotas [Report]

Qvidian has some new research out finding that only 63% of salespeople are making their quotas. As a result, improving overall quota attainment is one of the top goals of executive managers. The report, based on data from CSO Insights, is visualized with some graphs created by eMarketer (even Qvidian itself links to eMarketer for the report). As you can …

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iPhone 5c Target of New Apple Marketing Campaign

Earlier this year, CEO of Apple Tim Cook revealed that the iPhone 5c did not sell as well as Apple had expected it to, placing the blame upon the immediate market-recognition and appeal of the iPhone 5s: “I think the 5s, people are really intrigued with Touch ID. It’s a major feature that has excited people. And I think that …

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Sony Celebrating Vita’s Second Birthday With Sales

It’s been two years since the PlayStation Vita first hit store shelves. The handheld has been through some ups and downs (mostly downs) since then, but it’s finally starting to come into its own as a premium handheld device with games that largely cater to a core audience. Now some of those games are going on sale. Sony announced today …

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