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Your Newest Blockbust…

Our local cinema has been running a film festival over the last week and this weekend, I finally managed to get in to see a film. The film was excellent and so were the previews. I have to say that is one of my favourite parts of going to the cinema – watching the previews.

OpenCRM Bowling Match…

It was a cool crisp rainy evening in Stockton. As the Teams were arriving at Hollywood Bowl, there was excitement in the air and nobody knew quite what was going to happen at what could be the most prestigious sporting event to hit the North East since...ever! The evening started well, with the athletes warming up, stretching those Biceps and Triceps, eating a healthy array of ‘Bowling Snacks’, getting ready for what could be the most important 2 hours of their...

Do you have a clue?

When you are looking for a new cloud CRM, you need to get the best hosted CRM you can get. You will need to have all your processes in place and be ready to go. What if you aren’t? That’s where we can come in! We can offer a Scoping session. It will help you sus out exactly what you need from your system, what it will take to get you there and how much it will cost. This effectively becomes...

Permission to Come Ab…

I’ve been doing some work recently that involved our Security and Permissions area of the system. It’s one of those things that, because it is so powerful and flexible, it can take a little bit of effort to get your head around. The easiest way to approach it is to have a clear idea in your head what you want to achieve and then use the tools we have to make it happen.

3 Ways CRM Can Help E…

Good Team Management is made up of many different skills. Making sure your work force are looked after is an art. You don't want your team to feel smothered in attention, neither do you want them to feel abandoned and all alone. A good team manager essentially wants their staff to be happy in their job, this can be achieved in many ways but basics like making sure that they feel appreciated, they have the correct level of support and...

Can you Haiku?

Use the Action Plans See the ease and automation No More Forgetting Do you have a set series of activities or actions you take every time you start a project or get in touch with a new lead? Make sure you set up your Action plans! Easy to configure, simple to use. Go check out just what you can do with your action plans! If you need to have a series of emails to be sent out automatically, you are in luck we have...

Office in the Cloud

Surviving the cold and flu season is all about managing contagion levels. Being able to work flexibly, using cloud-based CRM and other systems, will allow you to do just that. If you’ve called our office at any time in the last few weeks, you’ve probably overheard someone coughing (sorry!). Even with all the hand-washing and anti-bac gel, a nasty cold managed to work its way through just about every department here. It’s really not been a fun few weeks.

Let Your CRM System H…

Writing a business blog post once every week can sometimes become a challenging task. Some days I come up with a concept easily, maybe our developers have come up with a new cloud CRM feature or something exciting happens in current affairs, but other times inspiration is just so hard to find. Today was one of those days and I had to search a bit deeper for inspiration, which eventually came thanks to the good old BBC website and their...

What do you do with y…

It's always worth encouraging your sales force to keep an eye on those lingering leads. What do you do with them? How about we talk about Opportunity Management. Through OpenCRM, you can track all your opportunities in one, concise module. With visual indicators, colour coding and graphs, the opportunity module is the perfect place for your sales team to live and maximise their pipeline growth.

A Season for Learning

Even if you prefer the blooms and greenery of spring, you have to admit there is something quietly beautiful about autumn. Between the blazing colours in the trees, the bright blue sky, and the early morning mist, there is something about this time of year that just about makes up for the cooling temperatures.

4 Ways of Seeing Arou…

I cycle into work every now and again so I need to be pretty alert on the roads. Not just regarding the car in front of me, but what’s happening on the pavement, roads and junctions a hundred metres ahead. Similarly, when working on my CRM implementation, I need to look at the bigger picture, and not just the current task or what has happened in the past. In short, I need to be aware of what’s going on and not just...

Welcome your New Staf…

As you may have heard, here at OpenCRM, we are very excited about welcoming four new staff members to our team. The office is now a lot busier with the new characters putting their super spectacular skills to good use. Managing four new staff members can make quite a difference to the working day. Each team member has contracts to sort out, lots to learn, and many procedures to go through before they will be properly settled into the running of...

On Premise? Cloud bas…

Through your search for the ultimate CRM system you will have explored Cloud solutions and On Premise solutions. You may be looking for a SalesForce alternative, but which one? In this blog I’m going to be focusing on the key benefits of having a cloud hosted solution.

What Does CRM Stand F…

Although the experts will tell you that CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, those in the industry will talk about everything from managing their time to sending out email campaigns to full project management. Customer Relationship Management sounds, to a lot of people, like a glorified address book, but the best CRM systems work to manage all aspects of that relationship. A customer doesn’t start out as a customer, they start out as a Lead or a prospect. They start out needing...

Is Your Business Stan…

It seems week in week out we take new technology on board. It may be new phone systems, or getting to grips with the 2015 version of Sage Line 50 and its integration with OpenCRM. Occasionally internal policies are reviewed, and at company meetings we learn about various bits of development that people are working on.It’s not just related to work either. A new boiler at home means reviewing the timer configuration, or if you get a new television, you...