February 24, 2021

What is Data Scrubbing and Why Is It Important for Companies?

Customer data is the core of every business. It dictates the way that we engage with customers and prospects. You use it to forecast what the future of your business will look like. It plays a role in all facets of your business — marketing, sales, success, support — and ultimately is the defining variable that determines the type of experiences that customers have.

However, the act of simply[…]

February 16, 2021

Why You Should Care About Phone Number Formatting In Your CRM (and How to Fix Them)

Your CRM is responsible for storing your most critical customer data. It’s that data that you use to contact customers and prospects, personalize engagements, and put your teams in a position to succeed in their interactions.

One of the most critical fields that you collect in a CRM is customer and prospect phone numbers.

Along with emails, phone numbers provide the most direct way to[…]

February 10, 2021

6 CRM Data Management Tips to Improve Productivity

CRM data management is critical for engaging with prospects and customers throughout the customer lifecycle.

Maybe you’ve tried to inject personalization into your marketing automation campaigns, only to find that your CRM software was filled with data errors and standardization issues that reflect poorly on your company.

Or maybe you have sales team associates that have missed critical context[…]

January 29, 2021

A Guide to Salesforce Record Types vs 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[…]

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[…]

June 04, 2020

Declutter Your CRM By Purging Low-Quality Data Automatically

Purging data on a regular basis plays a critical role in CRM database maintenance.

Allowing low-quality and problematic data to remain in your database causes many problems. It can balloon your CRM costs in plans that are based on the number of contacts. Low-quality contacts lower email open rates and harm your sender reputation. Clutter makes it difficult for all teams that rely on customer[…]

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