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7 Reasons Why Excel Is An Ineffective Sales Tracker

Let’s get this straight, Excel is a phenomenal piece of software. But if you’re still using Excel for your Sales and Opportunity Tracking, perhaps it’s time for a rethink. Now we’re not here to slam what is clearly an incredible piece of technology. In fact, back in 2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella described Excel as… […]

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Why Your Customers Want A Partner, Not A Provider

When your customers reflect upon your relationship, do they see you as a Partner or a Provider? On some occasions, it doesn’t matter quite so much which of the two we are perceived to be, but more often than not it can have a significant impact on your image and reputation. Say you’re making a […]

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How A Faster Enquiry Response Time Generates Double The Conversions

How fast is your new enquiry response time? More importantly, how quick should your response be to a new enquiry? 10 minutes? An hour? A day? A week? According to a study conducted by the Harvard Business Review… New enquiry leads are 10 times less likely to respond after 5 minutes. Whilst conversion rates are […]

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Customer Feedback: The Value In Your Interactions

Customer Feedback is your friend. Not convinced? This quote from Brian Halligan explains why you should be: “If we don’t know what’s right, we can’t do more of it. If we don’t know what’s wrong, we can’t do less of it. Without customer feedback, we are destined to fail.” Brian Halligan Every company wants countless […]

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Integrations: The Secret Sauce For Efficiency

Integrations drive efficiency. That may seem obvious but how often do you find yourself inputting data into multiple sheets? Or constantly switching between tabs just to get a simple piece of information? Whilst the majority of organisations would acknowledge the need to integrate, the amount that actually do is up for debate… Why Should I […]

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Why Continuous Improvement Is The Go-To Business Philosophy

In increasingly competitive markets, how do you use a process of continuous improvement to stay ahead of the field? We’ve all heard of the survival of the fittest in the natural world; it’s an undeniable truth, that those who adapt, thrive. Acknowledged less regularly, however, is that in business, the same rules apply. All too […]

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Anthill Retail Review: Reflections and Predictions from the Industry

The data has been collated, and the results are in… welcome to the inaugural Anthill Retail Review: Reflections and Predictions from the Industry! A huge thanks to all participants for helping the team to compile this industry report, we couldn’t have done it without you. More importantly, through sharing your honest insight, we can drive […]

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3 New Years Resolutions For Your Business In 2021

A new year can only mean one thing, new years resolutions! But we’re not talking about signing up for a gym only to never go. Or quitting drinking and succumbing to temptation one dark January Friday. We mean business. And the question you should be asking yourself is what are you going to do to […]

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