Ignoring orthopedists, Apple Watch flop, Government CRM, poor man’s B2B landing pages
After congratulating one another for the respective championship victories of the Hawks and the Warriors, Sam and Steve discuss CRM project management, the effectiveness of drip email, big data and predictive analytics.
Steve and Sam lightly deconstruct the Marc Benioff / Stephen Kelly fireside chat about the upcoming release of Sage Life, a small business accounting application that’s being built on the Salesforce1 platform. This is followed by a discussion about verticalized CRM.
Sam and Steve discuss all the speculation that was sparked by Bloomberg’s report that salesforce.com “is working with financial advisors”. Zoho’s CEO speaks out. CRM product upgrades and rewrites.
Steve & John discuss Convergence 2015, InsideSales, ProsperWorks, HubSpot CRM and Larry Ellison.
Sam, Steve and guest John Kassar discuss the differences and similarities among Sugar, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Salesforce.
CRM prototypes, configuration vs. customization, Sage’s salesforce.com announcement, Google’s new mobile-friendliness standards, Amazon Prime addiction.
How specialization is occurring in everything from mobile apps to underwear. CRM requirements, the business value of podcasting and getting overwhelmed by online ads.
After talking about Steve’s latest mountain bike mishap, Sam and Steve review their batting averages on their 2014 CRM predictions and take a stab at some 2015 CRM and marketing automation predictions.
A post-Inforum 2014 discussion about Infor CRM (formerly SalesLogix) and how CRM fits in with Infor’s many offerings.
Sam discusses the differences between integrating CRM & ERP and unifying the two product categories and the challenges of either scenario.
Steve & Sam talk to Diane Berry, Chief Knowledge Evangelist at Coveo, about the present state and the future of customer service.
Diane explains how to make sense of ever changing data in different formats across different on-premises and cloud systems — in order to most efficiently solve customer issues.
Steve and guest Cathy Boudreau of Harvest Solutions discuss HubSpot’s Inbound 2014 conference as well as the similarities & differences between Pardot and HubSpot.
Steve also talks about the Marketo road show and what he learned about lead enrichment and predictive lead scoring.
Sam and Steve trace Infor’s CRM moves from the 2011 bromance between Charles Phillips and Marc Benioff to the recent acquisition of SalesLogix from SwiftPage.
Brian Kelly, CMO of InsideView, joins Sam and Steve to explain how a combination of data, insights and connections helps salespeople and marketers drive highly relevant conversations and communications – and therefore dramatically higher conversion rates.
Steve and Sam discuss Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation. Sam airs a few of his CRM pet peeves.
Sam and Steve discuss Microsoft’s Spring ’14 Release Preview Guide & the race to catch up with salesforce.com, switching from HubSpot to Pardot, NetSuite SFA, SalesLogix Xbar and G2 Crowd Grid for CRM.
Steve returns to the show eight weeks after his mountain bike crash and talks marketing automation and CRM with Sam.
The benefits to defining your CRM requirements as early as possible. Base’s move from Chicago to the Bay area. Microsoft’s CRM strategy. Native advertising explained. Twitter today.
Dan Ogdon joins Sam & Steve to discuss the coming Act! Cloud and how it will be interwoven with Swiftpage’s flagship email marketing offering.