Hootsuite is an online web application that provides a streamlined, highly customizable interface for managing multiple social media outlets, especially including multiple Twitter accounts, Facebook accounts and pages, as well as Plaxo and LinkedIn accounts. It is currently free to sign up for an account.
Coming back to blogging after a little holiday break, I ran across this great post by Matt Bell of Azaleos: $0 to $20 Million: Ten Hand-to-Hand Sales Tactics There’s a lot of good stuff here and I’d encourage anyone developing a sales and marketing strategy
A truer statement has never been made: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/07/the-art-and-skill-of-working-with-bureaucrats.html This jives with my experience: We have to charge our municipal and large corporate clients much more than we charge other clients just to cover the sales overhead, which includes dozens of unnecessary meetings, 8 to 12
We’re in the midst of moving to a new customer relationship management (CRM) system for one of my companies. The term “customer relationship management” system is inherently ambiguous. Some businesses think of CRM as a sales and sales force automation tool. Others think of it as a