Online Submittal Approval

5 Benefits of Online Artwork Submittal Approvals

Designers and project managers are always looking for ways to make the design process more efficient. One way to do this is to approve artwork and designs online. Mothernode CRM’s Artwork Approval Process offers many benefits to doing this, including saving time and money. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of approving artwork […]

KeyedIn Alternative

Mothernode CRM – The Perfect Alternative to KeyedIn

Why Mothernode is the ideal solution for companies dealing with inefficiencies in their current workflow processes If you’re looking for a software program that can help you with operations, sales management, estimating, production control, and other essential services, Mothernode might be exactly what you need and is a great alternative to programs like KeyedIn, sighting […]

ConstructConnect CRM Salesforce Alternative

ConstructConnect Insight Sync Services for your CRM

For anyone looking for a cost-effective alternative to Salesforce when it comes to integrating their ConstructConnect Projects into their CRM. Summary Save over $15,000 on your Insight Sync integration with Mothernode CRM Mothernode’s Insight Sync integration is included at no additional cost with select Mothernode CRM Editions Mothernode CRM is a great alternative to Salesforce […]

7 Ways Small Businesses Can Reduce Overhead

For any business, large or small, cutting costs is always a priority. This is especially true during tough economic times when every penny counts. There are several ways to cut costs without compromising on quality or service. One way to cut costs is to renegotiate contracts with suppliers. This can be done by threatening to […]

Effective Sales Managers

How to be an effective Sales Manager

Practical guidelines to becoming an effective Sales Manager Sales management is a process of leading and motivating a team of salespeople in order to achieve sales goals. As a sales manager, you are responsible for ensuring your team is productive and meeting quotas. This can be a daunting task, but there are some practical best […]

Annual Sales Meeting

How to create a successful annual company sales meeting

Needing to plan your next company sales meeting? Here are some sound tips to consider that can benefit your team and bottom line. Annual sales meetings are an important part of any thriving business. They provide an opportunity for sales managers to update their team on new products, strategies, and goals. But if they’re not […]

Running effective sales meetings

How to run effective weekly sales meetings

Learn the secrets to running successful and effective sales meetings with your team. These tips will help you get the most out of your time together! Every organization depends on sales to stay afloat, which is why sales meetings are critical. They provide sales managers with the opportunity to make sure their sales teams are […]

Guidelines and best practices for communicating Covid-19 updates

Could your Covid-19 email updates cost you future business? The Covid-19 pandemic has had a widespread impact on businesses and industries around the globe. People are searching for answers and reassurance in uncertain times from our government officials, but additionally from our business partners and vendors. These are the people who fulfill our orders and […]

7 Essential Mobile CRM Dashboards

If you’re a business owner, manager or anyone accountable for your organization’s overall success, then you should be running reports or looking at KPIs (key performance indicators). Hopefully, you have a CRM or ERP that provides comprehensive reports that exceed your reporting needs and enable you to run all required reports from within a single […]

CRM in a booming economy

At the time this article was written, the US economy is booming with record low unemployment. Consumer confidence is high, companies are hiring, and many of our Mothernode customers are reporting more work and more sales than ever before, especially those who deal with construction and infrastructure markets. Life is great and many other countries [...]

4 KPIs That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), or dashboards as they are often referred to, are the hallmarks of any good CRM. While CRMs benefit businesses on many levels in a variety of different ways, dashboards are a critical, yet often overlooked component that many business owners and sales managers tend to neglect.  Dashboards provide insight into your […]

Effective Ways Small Businesses Can Reduce Cost

When you’re running a small business, it’s important to keep an eye on your expenses. Even the small costs can soon mount up and become a big expense. Thankfully, there are several ways in which you can cut costs and save money. Especially during tough times like the current economic climate. One way to cut […]

5 Email Sequences Every Sales Professional Should Use

If you’re in sales then you know all too well that time management is a critical skill you need to master sooner than later. In fact, not knowing how to make the best use of your time, or implement tools that can help you balance multiple priorities throughout your days and weeks, can be disastrous […]

The importance of innovation in small business

The importance of innovation in small business When we think of innovation in business we often think of significant changes to an industry or product that reshapes an entire market for years to come. The range of innovation we’ve seen in recent years is endless from the broad range of smartphone capabilities to the automobile […]

How to manage your sales pipeline in QuickBooks

How to manage your sales pipeline in QuickBooks QuickBooks is arguably the most popular small business accounting package in the world today. They have multiple iterations of their desktop editions and are continuously adding more features and capabilities to their online version to remain competitive in the cloud services market, alongside opponents like Xero, MYOB, and others. […]

6 ways your sales rep could be doing more harm than good

6 ways your sales rep could be doing more harm than good And how your business might be paying the price. The most important role in any business is sales. Without someone selling it, nobody is designing it, making it or getting paid for it. Sales reps are unquestionably the lifeblood of any business. It’s not […]

5 ways to create customer loyalty

5 ways to create customer loyalty And why not doing these things might be showing your customer the door. Regardless of your industry, the size of your company or the products you sell, one thing is consistent: there is nothing more important than keeping your customer base happy and sustaining customer loyalty. Every business should […]

How to manage sales leads in spreadsheets

When you’re looking to prepare or organize mass amounts of data, calculate variables across dozens of rows and columns, build lists for cataloging information, or even importing data into a program for further processing or sharing, then, hands-down, spreadsheets are the uncontested go-to solution. However, when it comes to managing data that is a constant […]

Effective Sales Leaders do these things

As a business owner or sales manager, the success of your company lays in your hands. Your sales force, no matter the size, is your responsibility, and should always be your first priority. The success of your company, its future and the security of its employees depend on competent sales leadership. It’s important that you […]

SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses Opportunities, Threats)

Why You Need to Conduct Annual SWOT Analysis for Your Business As a business owner or manager, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily operations of your organization, and losing sight of the top initiatives in the process. This means, when you hit an unexpected problem in the details, it can derail your entire day. […]

Best email subject lines 2018

Email is unquestionably the most popular and practical method when it comes to engaging new prospects. Whether you’re sending a personalized email or planning a strategic long-term drip, a clever subject line can be the determining factor in your recipient’s decision to open your message, read it, trash it or even worse – tag it […]

Outlook CRM

Mothernode CRM Outlook Add-in Version 5 is now available for download. Many notable enhancements and make this version the most ideal CRM companion for Outlook 2013 and 2016 for Microsoft Windows. Contact syncing controls. Control which contacts you want to synchronize, such as ALL contacts, the ones you select or only your contacts. Bi-direction calendar syncing […]

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