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The 10 Best Sales Tools To Help You Sell More, Faster

Does it feel harder to sell these days? In some ways it is. In 2007 it took an average of 3.68 cold call attempts to reach a prospect. Today it takes 8 attempts. Today’s sales teams work hard for their numbers. Thankfully, technology can help you sell more effectively. Some of these tools may not be marketed as sales products, but they have valuable functionality that supports the sales process.

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Analytical Instruments Manufacturer Finds Powertrak Improves Sales Quoting Accuracy

Configure-Price-Quote Automates Sales Quoting Experience at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments manufactures analytical instruments indispensable for research, development, and quality control. The company replaced its legacy quoting application used in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, with Powertrak CPQ to simplify and accelerate processes for creating, managing, and configuring complex kits used in sales quotes.

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Recap: Convergence 2015 - CPQ In Demand!

Axonom Showcases 3D Product Configurator at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence

Conference in Review: Many Microsoft Dynamics customers, partners, and prospects stopped by Axonom's booth at Convergence 2015 in search of CPQ solutions such as 3D product configurator, guided selling, and quote and order automation solutions.

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The Must-See CPQ Vendor List for Convergence 2015

Top Five CPQ Vendors Exhibiting At Microsoft Convergence 2015

This post covers the top CPQ vendors for Microsoft Dynamics and where to find them on the showroom floor at Convergence 2015. Find out why CPQ solutions are extremely popular in today's marketplace, and we will give a sneak peek into what Axonom has in store for the show.

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Using LinkedIn for Sales: Tips from the Experts

Target Leads With LinkedIn

LinkedIn has more than 332 million users around the world and is the largest professional network on the Internet. Although you might think of LinkedIn in terms of professional networking, it's also invaluable for sales. Savvy sales professionals know how to use LinkedIn to find and connect with thousands of potential leads.

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What Small Businesses Look For In CRM Software

Study Results from Software Advice

Software Advice, a resource for small businesses looking for a CRM solution, recently published a report examining what Customer Relationship Management (CRM) buyers’ most desire in applications, features and integrations, as well as their most common reasons for seeking new software.

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Axonom Announces Agenda at Microsoft Convergence 2015

Axonom to exhibit and feature Powertrak 3D Product Configurator

We are pleased to announce our participation as an exhibitor at the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence conference in Atlanta, Georgia, from March 16-19, 2015. Our staff will be in the Expo Experience Hall, booth 1316, to educate Microsoft Dynamics customers on how to radically improve its ordering experience using a 3D product configurator.

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3 Unique Ways to Use 3D Configurators

3D technology is exploding in growth, with seemingly endless ways to customize creations for business, home, personal use, artistic creations – you name it! A few of the new and exciting ways that 3D product configurators are being used include home remodels, athletic facilities, and to support a sales team. Here are three unique ways that 3D configurators are being used today.

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The Most Notable Powertrak Product Configurator Moments of 2014

In this post, we celebrate the memorable moments, milestones, highlights, and achievements that happened this year. Here is a list of the most notable Powertrak Product Configurator (CPQ) moments of 2014.

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Top 10 Sales Videos To Educate and Motivate Your Team

When you run your sales meeting, do you sometimes feel like you’re in the movie “Groundhog Day?” If you have a sense of déjà vu as you discuss how to boost sales and increase productivity it’s time to get out of your repetitive routine. Make your next sales meeting more powerful by incorporating “how to” sales videos that teach best practices or videos that help motivate your team.

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Sales Management Advice to Grow Your Business

Boost Your Business With These 5 Posts

As you’re hustling between training your team on custom-design applications and creating reports in your sales forecasting software, you might wish you had a brilliant mentor or guru to give advice on boosting business. I’ve scoured the web for insightful sales management advice that can help you grow your business. From pieces about industry trends to selling more efficiently, don’t miss advice from these top 5 posts:

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How Mobile CRM Benefits Sales Professionals

Mobile CRM Software For Sales Professionals

Software Advice surveyed a random sample of 1,940 salespeople who use mobile CRM in order to understand how it benefits their companies. Discover how many sales professionals use CRM on mobile devices today? What types of benefits they are receiving from accessing CRM on tablets and smartphones? Find out the what sales professionals say are the top requirements for the mobile CRM system.

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3D CPQ Transforms DYNAMIC Fitness’ Ordering Experience

Fitness and Strength Equipment Manufacturer adds 3D visual ordering for buyers to custom design, visualize, and buy its modular fitness and strength, RIG and RACK systems.

To strengthen its commitment to dealers and customers, DYNAMIC Fitness & Strength sought to redefine the quoting and ordering experience. The company needed an intimate, accurate, and intuitive product configuration solution for its buyers to custom design, visualize, and order its fitness and strength, RIG and RACK systems.

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Middle Atlantic Products Redefines The Customer Buying Experience’

Racks and Enclosures Manufacturer places emphasis on 'user experience' with its fully-interactive, drag-and-drop, 2D Visual Product Configurator

Racks and enclosures manufacturer, Middle Atlantic Products', selects a drag-and-drop, 2D product configurator to improve the ordering and buying experience for its channel partners and customers.

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Middle Atlantic Products Unveils Its 2D Rack Configurator at CEDIA 2014

2D Rack Configurator Powered by Powertrak

We’re excited to join Middle Atlantic Products as the company unveils its new, interactive 2D Rack Configurator at CEDIA EXPO in Denver, CO. Visit us in Middle Atlantic Products’ booth (330) today to witness the unveiling of its new product quoting and ordering solution, powered by Powertrak 2D Product Configurator.

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The Manufacturing Skills Gap and Strategies to Overcome It

Help Wanted: Strategies to Fill the Manufacturing Skills Gap

Manufacturing is a crucial component of the U.S. economy, accounting for 12.5 percent of GDP, but 80 percent of manufacturers struggle to find enough workers with the necessary skills. While a sales team is already out giving tailored quotes with a product configurator, managers don’t want their pipeline to slow down because they’re lacking enough tool and die makers behind the scenes. Companies with employee shortages may end up facing longer lag times for product delivery and risk losing business to the competition.

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