January 29, 2021

Hidden Duplicates: 11 Advanced Ways to Identify & Deduplicate Customer Data

If you are responsible for managing customer data, it is almost certain that you have dealt with the headaches that duplicate data creates. Whether that duplicate data ended up in your system as the result of customers filling out forms, your team entering the data manually, or imports from outside platforms — the consequences of that duplicate data are the same, and quite costly.

In fact, the[…]

January 29, 2021

A Guide to Salesforce Record Types vs Salesforce Page Layouts

Do you want to customize the object pages that your Users see in Salesforce? Are you confused about how to go about it? Maybe you aren’t sure if you should be using page layouts or record types — particularly if the solution you need is a bit more complicated with multiple variables.

Often, users will find that Salesforce has two similar features or functions and it can be difficult to discern[…]

January 27, 2021

How to Create a Salesforce API Usage Report and Manage your API Calls

There is nothing more aggravating than hitting your Salesforce API usage limit.

Your company grinds to a halt. Apps stop talking to each other. Data is blocked from being added to your CRM. Maybe certain pieces of your sales software stack stop working altogether.

Then you’re forced to buy more and increase your API limit, just to keep the wheels turning. Or sit around and wait for the 24-hour[…]

January 24, 2021

How to Merge Salesforce Accounts Flexibly and Automatically

Duplicate accounts in Salesforce can be a serious problem for account-based sales and marketing teams.

Duplicate accounts break your single customer view and can cause confusion among your teams. The contacts and stakeholders for that organization may be split up between both accounts. The same is true for any important account notes that are left by your teams, which means that in the future[…]

January 15, 2021

5 Common HubSpot Data Quality Issues and How to Fix Them

If the average company dug into their Hubspot database, most would quickly find many data quality errors. These errors have a negative impact on marketing, sales, and customer service teams.

Don’t worry. It’s not any fault of your own. Data errors are unavoidable as your HubSpot data grows.

Data errors come from many places. Customer input into forms. Human error during data input from your[…]

December 22, 2020

Data Quality and HubSpot: Why Dirty CRM Data Harms Your Marketing

In a world where data drives our marketing, sales, and customer success initiatives, bad data has increasingly become a problem for companies of all sizes. Right now, your company is missing out on revenue because of bad data in your HubSpot databases. That’s right. It’s a fact of life for any company that collects and uses even moderate amounts of customer data.

A data entry error might keep a[…]

October 30, 2020

The Business Impact of Not Maintaining CRM Data

Why should I invest my time, energy, and money into maintaining CRM data?

This is a question that many organizations don’t have a good answer for until they grow, and the true costs of low-quality and poorly maintained data begin to rear their ugly heads.

Over time, the business impact of not maintaining your CRM data becomes more clear, but much of the impact is nuanced and difficult to measure.

September 17, 2020

How to Save Time By Automating HubSpot Contact Exports & Delivery

Your organization exports HubSpot contacts all the time — to share among your teams, deliver them to vendors, import into another software, or to analyze and report on them.

With every new internal project, vendor partnership, or new software used, your need to export data regularly grows. While filtering and exporting data in HubSpot is simple, the manual task of going into the system, opening[…]

August 19, 2020

Why Data Management Is So Time-Consuming And How Recipes Can Help

Customer data management is extremely time-consuming for most organizations. More than most know, in fact.

Every data management process is made up of many smaller individual tasks. Sometimes, the steps required to cleanse, format, and quality check fixes on a single field can mean dozens of steps.

That’s a problem.

First, it means that fixing individual fields in your data, such as a customer's[…]

July 30, 2020

Customer Data Management: 6 Reasons for Day-to-Day Data Collaboration

Data collaboration is more important than ever for sales, marketing, and support teams. Every win that we secure with customers flows from our understanding of our company and those customers. Effective data management is the gift that keeps on giving in business.

The quality of your customer data impacts the experience that customers have throughout the lifetime of their engagement with your[…]

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