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Posts Tagged Selecting CRM

Is it really worth getting CRM for a small business?

Everyone, it seems, is talking about CRM for small businesses. With many of the larger CRM vendors trying to push their offer to smaller and smaller companies, can you afford NOT to have a CRM system? Spoiler alert! It almost definitely is worth getting a CRM system

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Visualising the bigger picture when selecting CRM software

There seems to be no shortage of “experts”, who, for a fee, will tell you what CRM software you should buy. Strangely, some of them are also able to sell you the very software they recommend! If you don’t want to be sold software but do need to

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How to make CRM succeed

In one of my previous blogs I mentioned that selecting the right CRM platform is not as important as you’d think in determining how successful your CRM journey will be. So given that this is the case, what SHOULD you be focussing on to ensure your business

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8 ways to improve CRM adoption in your organisation

Many surveys have been conducted around the use of CRM systems by sales and marketing professionals. In one study*, it was revealed that even though most are required to use CRM, 79% of the respondents just “check the box” to keep their bosses happy. This low adoption

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5 important CRM project start-up tasks

So you’ve identified what your CRM strategy is and you’ve been through a lengthy process of inviting various CRM suppliers to pitch a selection of products to your company. You’ve narrowed this list down based on how well this fits with your strategy and eventually decided on

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How to choose a CRM platform

We’ve all heard the question “which is the best CRM product?” – and it’s very easy to get hung up on this question. There are so many options, each with their advantages and disadvantages. Should you pick an off-the-shelf platform, which could be a cost effective choice

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6 Top tips for CRM in manufacturing

More and more manufacturing and engineering companies are turning to CRM to help improve aspects of their business. We have built the following list of top tips based on our experience of working with many companies in the manufacturing and engineering sector. CRM in manufacturing is different

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CRM Supported Browsers

Chances are if you are considering a CRM tool, then it will be delivered to your users via an Internet Browser. Whether on a tablet, smartphone, or traditional computer, browser-based CRM is the norm. So why a blog on which browsers can be used? Surely all browsers

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CRM selection – where do you start?

Selecting a CRM system for your business is a nightmare! So many providers tell you that they have the best thing since sliced bread. So how do you differentiate between providers and systems? How do you narrow down the field to find a shortlist of people you

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CRM for small to medium sized businesses – does size matter?

If you’re a small or medium sized business, does size matter when it comes to selecting a CRM system?

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About Collier Pickard

Collier Pickard has been trading since 2004. The core team, however, has been together for more than 20 years – which means we have a great deal of experience as an independent CRM consultancy.

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