Pipedrive CRM: Review of Sales Software for Sales Focused Professionals

Pipedrive CRM is built from the ground up to assist sales professionals with managing their sales pipeline. I interviewed Pipedrive CEO  Steve Oriola here on why CRM is important for growing businesses and about why sales professionals and business owners should consider Pipedrive. In this review I dive into Pipedrive and show you how it can be […]

How the Right CRM Product Can Change How Small Businesses Work. An Interview with Pipedrive CRM CEO Steve Oriola

We all know that sales are the bloodline of any business. Without sales, there is no money and without money there simply is no business. But managing the sales cycle and capitalizing on leads is something that many small businesses struggle with. Having struggled themselves, the founders of Pipedrive CRM understood this and decided to build […]

What Happens When You Combine CRM with a Web Site? Web Site Selling Machine.

For most businesses, their CRM (customer relationship management) software and their web site are two different things. The CRM function is in one silo and the web site (metrics, analytics, etc) are in another silo. However, when you combine the two together – you get something pretty powerful. Ontraport has launched (or re-launched) their web site […]

Why Every Business Needs CRM for Contact Management. Not Excel, Outlook or Gmail Contacts.

There’s about 30 million small businesses in the USA and millions more around the world. Most of them are “mom and pop” small businesses – such as my local Chinese restaurant and local dry cleaners. They don’t have a customer database and just rely on walk in foot traffic. However, for thousands of other businesses […]

Using a CRM to Connect Your Marketing Dots [Video]

  I recently had the opportunity to appear on the Plus Your Business show, hosted by Google+ expert Martin Shervington to talk about the importance of small business marketing and technology tools that every small business can use, specifically CRM systems. During the fun-filled and informative 30-minute conversation, Martin and I covered many topics relevant to […]

Simplifying Your Life Through Automation

Ramon Ray, Founder of Smallbiztechnology and Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine, recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Nina Kaufman, Founder of Business Exponential, on “Simplifying Your Life Through Automation“. As a technology evangelist, Ramon knows how important it is to make smart and strategic tech decisions as a way to help grow and automate your […]

Infusionsoft Announces the Addition of New Products at ICON15

Infusionsoft, the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, announced today at #ICON15, their 9th annual small business conference, the addition of several new products designed to make small businesses more successful. With more than 30,000 customers and 100,000 users worldwide, Infusionsoft plays a vital role in the growth of their small business partners. […]

3 Experts Discuss Marketing Automation: The Dangers and Best Practices of CRM

CRM is a buzz word used by all the geeks to describe a technology and process where you mange your inbound leads, sales process and post sale as related to your customers and prospects. Join a discussion hosted by Profound cloud (technology consulting company) with Gene Marks and Ramon Ray Check out the discussion here.