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7 Basic Reasons Every Company Needs a CRM

Are you still using a spreadsheet to manage your customer data? If so, it’s time to upgrade to a CRM system. If you’re always looking for ways to improve your operations and bottom line, one way to do that is by implementing a CRM system. Even if you’re not entirely sure what a CRM is […]

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 […]

Mothernode – 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Simple tips for running an effective sales meeting

Sales meetings are key to keeping your sales team on track and focused on closing business. But how do you hold an effective sales meeting? Here are some tips: 1. Use your CRM sales reports to help guide the meeting. 2. Keep it focused. Make sure your agenda is clear and that everyone understands the […]

Winning strategies to manage employees working remotely

Develop a plan for ensuring success when transitioning employees to a work-from-home environment.  ‘Work-from-home’, for the time-being, is the new norm for many companies and employees across the country due to restrictions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. The capability of working remotely, of course, has been available and utilized for many years, so with a […]

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 […]

Mothernode CRM Receives 2020 Best of Irving Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mothernode Crm Receives 2020 Best of Irving Award Irving Award Program Honors the Achievement IRVING January 15, 2020 — Mothernode Crm has been selected for the 2020 Best of Irving Award in the Software Company category by the Irving Award Program. Each year, the Irving Award Program identifies companies that […]

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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 [...]

7 benefits of adopting a CRM that you will notice in the first 90 days

CRM (customer relationship management) technology is growing in popularity in small and midsized companies, especially among their sales teams. CRM is essentially a system that's deployed to manage the interactions of a company with clients, customers, and sales prospects. CRM software can help a company’s sales team organize, automate, as well as synchronize processes to [...]

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 […]

Mothernode CRM Pre-Release Webinar June, 2019

The following video is the recording of the Mothernode CRM Pre-Launch Webinar showcasing updates released for June 15-16, 2019. This webinar was attended by Mothernode Customers.   Watch in Full-Screen Mode on YouTube    

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 […]

Best Lead Capture Forms

Automating Lead Intake with Lead Capture Forms Mothernode CRM lets you create lead capture forms that you can place on your website, landing pages or blogs. You can build your forms using a variety of standard and custom fields, and stylize them to match your website's theme. Users can change font types and sizes, re-position and re-label [...]

Best Customer Service CRM

Improve Customer Service with Online Cases Stand behind your products and services by giving your customers the peace of mind they're looking for, by offering them a place to go for online support. Adding Mothernode Case Capture Forms to your websites and landing pages are a great way to enable your customers the freedom to [...]

7 Resources Every Marketer Needs to Know About

It’s never too late to take your marketing to a new level. With the right resources, you can offer clients premium quality and bespoke content while freeing up your own team to focus on other things. Who doesn’t want to accomplish more for less? Below, we summarize the seven best resources for custom and reliable […]

Salesforce for small business: What you really need to know

Whether you use a CRM or not, chances are you’ve heard of Salesforce (dot com). After all, their name is synonymous with CRM and they’ve been recognized year after year as being one of the more innovative products, not just in their own market, but in the world. Salesforce is known for its state-of-the-art platform […]

Mothernode Offers New Competitively Priced CRM Plan Exclusively for Startups

IRVING, TEXAS, USA, January 25, 2018  — Spurred on by a hot economy, many Americans have chucked their corporate jobs to start the business of their dreams. Yet as any startup founder knows, the first few years are bound to be lean. Enter Mothernode. A Texas-based customer relationship management (CRM) software company. Mothernode has created […]

7 Sales Strategies that Close Business

Let’s face it, some months are better than others when it comes to sales. At some point, every sales rep has felt the overwhelming pressure to close business to meet their quotas.  Whether you’re a sales manager, business owner or sales rep, you know that closing business is essential to the company’s overall success and […]

4 Strategies to Avoid Price Wars

Let’s start from the beginning, with the question: what is a price war? A price war occurs when competing companies continuously lower their prices to undercut the competition. A price war may be used to increase short-term revenue, or it might be used as a long-term strategy to help a company gain market share. Either […]

7 Critical Steps to Successfully Implement Your CRM

You want your customer relationship management (CRM) solution to save time and increase the return on your investment as soon as possible. Yet no matter how good your CRM program is, you won’t get your complete money’s worth out of it without a successful implementation. A seamless implementation is critical to your CRM success. The […]

Mothernode CRM Introduces Timesaving Integrations for Xero Customers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mothernode CRM Introduces Timesaving Integrations for Xero Customers Irving, Texas – December 16, 2017 – With business picking up all over the country, companies need to focus on tasks that can take advantage of the growing economy. To do so, they need to eliminate redundant processes, streamline workflows, and automate routine tasks […]

Lead Automation for Construction and Manufacturing Companies

With the construction and manufacturing industries back on the rise all over the U.S., Mothernode CRM has just released a new integration with ConstructConnect’s Insight service. ConstructConnect, ™ a service that provides detailed project information to construction companies, gives its clients access to construction projects throughout the United States and Canada. This information includes contacts, [...]

ConstructConnect CRM Integration

A must have for any ConstructConnect Users Your Insight Projects delivered daily to your CRM Mothernode CRM has recently released a new integration with ConstructConnect's Insight product. ConstructConnect is a service that provides detailed project information to companies that are in the construction industry. (visit constructconnect.com for details). ConstructConnect Customers can gain access to any [...]

Mothernode CRM Cardview

You’ll never look at your sales the same way again! Mothernode’s Cardview gives sales teams and sales managers an organized view of all their sales activity in one, intuitive screen. Get acclimated to cardview and discover how you can get great control of your sales process. Learn more about Mothernode Cards </h3

How Newsletters Can Kill Your Future Sales 

The newsletter: for many years, a go-to technique for marketing teams. However, a casual look at the most successful brands will quickly show that this form of communication with the customer is rarely seen in this day and age. This is by no means a coincidence; the research available to them through their deep pockets […]

Mothernode CRM Updates – May 2017 (Release 20177a)

Release Notes May 2017 Date: May 27, 2017 Release (20171A) Mothernode customers should take note of the following important changes and updates now available in their Mothernode account. As always, we encourage users to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements, workflow changes and bug fixes. New Interface and Functionality Menus have changed […]

Mothernode CRM Releases Event Registration Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Top Provider of SaaS Business Solutions, Mothernode Releases Brand New Suite of Services for Its CRM System Irving, TX – January 12, 2017 – Mothernode has just announced the release of a brand new suite for their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution to help businesses generate more leads through their events. The new […]

How to exceed last year’s sales goals

If you’re not using Mothernode CRM’s Marketing & Sales Automation features, you’re leaving money on the table. Period. There are 2 ways to positively impact your bottom line. Reduce costs and increase revenue. Mothernode CRM helps you do both. Increasing Revenue If you’re not actively engaging customers via digital marketing campaigns or automatic follow-up sequences, it’s a […]

Setting up autoresponders for your website visitors

How much time do you waste a week with follow-up emails? Probably a lot considering nearly 3/4 of website inquiries don’t lead to an immediate sale. Want some of that time back? The best place to begin? Start using Mothernode CRM’s Follow-up Sequences to automatically respond to your website inquiries. Here’s a few recommendations to begin. […]

Building an Effective Email Campaign Strategy

Building short-term and long-term engagement campaigns are instrumental to your lead nurturing strategy. There are an infinite combinations of campaign strategies you can create, but in this lesson we’ll focus on common types. Short-Term Campaigns These campaigns should be designed to convert quickly. While the autoresponder sequence is used as a personalized approach to connect with your […]

Create & Send Holiday Greetings with Mothernode CRM

Wouldn’t it be great if you could simplify and automate your customer holiday greetings for all occasions? Now you can with Mothernode CRM Follow-up Sequences. It’s simple. Create a holiday sequence and add your contacts to the sequence. Each time you make a new holiday greeting and add it to that sequence, your contacts will receive […]

Mothernode CRM Cardview

You’ll never look at sales the same again! Mothernode’s Cardview gives sales teams and sales managers an organized view of all their sales activity in one, intuitive screen. Get acclimated to cardview and discover how you can get great control of your sales process. Learn more about Mothernode Cards </h3

The necessity of Sales and Marketing automation

Regardless of the size of your business, your operational workflow or number of employees, one constant is true; manual methods and archaic processes will hold you back. The longer you take to produce a result, the less results you’ll produce. It’s pretty straight forward. That means less revenue and negative growth. All too often I […]

75% of your website visitors aren’t ready to buy

A recent Marketing Sherpa study revealed nearly as many of 75% of your website visitors aren’t necessarily ready to buy, at least at the moment. The study, which states 73% of all B2B leads are not sales-ready, is a valuable lesson that stresses the importance of sales and marketing automation. If 3/4 of your leads […]

Mothernode Launches New Email Marketing Automation Services

Dallas, TX, September 19, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Mothernode, the leading CRM provider for small and medium sized enterprises, has recently introduced advanced Email Marketing Automation capabilities into most of their CRM plans. With a simple, user-friendly interface and powerful automation rules, Mothernode’s email marketing addition will enable existing customers to design agency quality email campaigns, […]

Strategies for Website Visitor Follow-up Sequences

Depending on your business and how well your SEO is working, your products and services might be stimulating a lot of interest. That’s great! But the more interest in your content, the more questions you’ll receive. Most often this means your visitors are completing a web form, better known as lead capture forms, to effectively […]

Building Successful Lead Nurture Campaigns

To grow, a business must attract new customers while also retaining old ones. However, this is only part of the story. Businesses that succeed in the market are those which really nurture their leads. Smart businesses spend time and effort on engaging with these leads and developing the most advantageous long-term relationship for both parties. […]

Marketing Automation vs. Email Marketing

Email marketing has long been a key component of marketing, and one that has helped companies perform at consistently high levels for many years. With this level of efficacy in mind, why would anyone want to shatter such a pleasant status quo? Why would anyone want to disrupt something so useful? Because there are serious […]

Emails that Win Business: Dos and Don’ts

Email templates are great time-saving devices, but they must be used carefully. The key to a great template is to make it appear that it is not a template at all, but instead an organic and unique response. In the sensitive world of business communication, creating this impression is vital. Do ask questions Questions, by […]

Why some CRMs will be completely useless to your business

As a business owner, what do you want from a customer relationship management system? Chances are, you approached the CRM marketplace with a specific set of issues or problems in mind, and so were looking for a piece of software which would provide an effective and comprehensive solution. This is what separates the men from […]

Mothernode CRM MailChimp Integration

For organizations with any kind of online marketing strategy, MailChimp really is a must. This handy application enables you to build mailing lists and construct email marketing campaigns that suit your business, and it integrates directly with your existing Mothernode CRM platform. Integrating MailChimp Using Existing Mothernode Subscription Providing that you have a Mothernode subscription, […]

5 Discounting Strategies That Work!

  Offering discounts is a great way to encourage your customers to make a buying decision. Using discounts can help you differentiate your business from your competitors. If you carefully plan your costs, sale price and profit, you can improve your overall results using discounts. Use these tips to use discounts effectively. 1. Attract Customers […]

Mothernode CRM Outlook Add-in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mothernode CRM Releases Its Third Outlook Integration Irving, TX – February 10, 2016 – Mothernode CRM, one of the best cloud-based CRM solutions for sales teams and customer service users, has announced its third Outlook integration. Many business customers rely on Outlook for their secure, work related communications inside and outside of the […]

Inefficient Businesses Suffer Slow, Painful Deaths.

Squeezing the maximum amount of profitability from your venture requires the utmost degree of efficiency. Considering the immense number of technological advancements in the last decade, accomplishing this goal is much easier now than ever before. Since everyone in your organization uses technology in their daily lives, your team has a tremendous advantage when keeping […]

How to find the ‘right’ CRM for your business

  In today’s economy, more businesses are focused on finding ways to improve productivity, acquire more customers, and increase their ROI. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software can make these objectives and many more—a reality for companies that adopt them. Businesses that implement CRM systems realize more opportunities and greater revenue, without necessarily investing in additional […]

Key Performance Indicators that Matter Most to Your Business

Having your business goals/destination in mind is the first step towards effective management. But you cannot manage what you don’t measure. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) analytics are a vital resource for measurement, taking quantitative data analysis to the next level. KPIs represent the measurement of progress indicators, identified beforehand, toward organizational goals. Frequent, routine review […]

5 Things Every Management Team Should Do in Q4

What does the fourth quarter typically look like for a business? In most cases this quarter falls in-line with the holiday season. As a result, the majority of the focus remains in boosting sales and current revenues. While this is an important time for any business’s bottom line, could this laser-focus toward sales serve as […]

10 Habits Your Sales Reps Need To Break

“Bad habits are hard to break” may be better known, but the saying “bad habits are like a comfortable bed – easy to get into, but hard to get out of” should be a mantra of every sales manager. Often, bad habits come from the ease of a certain approach. In other cases, a lucky […]

5 Basic Reasons Companies without CRMs Fail to Achieve Greatness

CRM is all about customer relationship management. Rather than having to take care of interaction with customers in a manual sense, businesses can use software like Mothernode CRM to automate the process. A CRM is very important for companies that wish to grow and develop, largely because of how easy it makes archiving and sharing […]

HubSpot CRM Integration

Overview Mothernode customers who use HubSpot’s lead capture forms and landing pages can integrated their HubSpot account with their Mothernode CRM account. This process enables Mothernode customers to use HubSpot lead capture forms to feed new leads directly to Mothernode CRM. Additionally, HubSpot leads include a special “HubSpot Intelligence” tab in the Mothernode lead profile that […]

Mothernode Release 20151A-0404

Mothernode Release Notes Date: April 4, 2015 April 2015 – Release (2015-1A-0404) Mothernode customers should take note of the following important changes and updates now available in their Mothernode account. As always, we encourage users to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements, workflow changes and bug fixes. Release Overview THIS RELEASE CONTAINS […]

What Sales Managers can learn from Hollywood

Measuring profitability, Hollywood style I recently read a Forbes online article (late 2014) that showcased the top 10 actors in Hollywood that produced the least ROI on their films. At the top of the list was Adam Sandler who returned $3.20 for every 1.00 paid. Adam was followed by Johnny Depp who was next in line […]

Get ahead of the competition by automating your quoting process

As a consumer aren’t you always impressed when the vendor you are buying from has made your purchasing process convenient, by offering online merchant services? Whether it’s ordering from your favorite pizza shop, booking a weekend getaway or shopping for the holidays, buying made easy gets you want you want quickly and is easy money […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – November 8, 2014

Date: November 8, 2014 November 2014 – Release (4B) Mothernode customers should take note of the following important changes and updates now available in their Mothernode account. As always, we encourage users to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements, workflow changes and bug fixes. Release Overview This release contains updates to […]

Mothernode Quote Automation

Delivering quotes to your prospects in a timely and professional format can be an important influencer in your sales process, even more than you may think. It can demonstrate your company’s ability to quickly deliver results, even before the sale is made, which can have significant impact when it comes to winning business over the […]

Why customers selected Mothernode CRM over the competition

Mothernode is the perfect cloud-based CRM solution for small to midsized businesses who are looking for a reliable way to organize their customers, contacts and sales process. Its easy-to-use interface lets users accomplish more, with less effort. Users can collaborate more effectively using Dialogue™, a powerful social media style collaboration component that keeps everyone updated […]

Why companies fail and the importance of continuous innovation.

If you look at mankind in general, the reason why we’ve been able to survive for centuries is simply due to our ability to adapt. Regardless of climate, disease, predators, and even manmade threats, we’ve been able to adjust and survive.  We’ve even improved our lifestyles and developed medicines that have extended our life expectancy on average […]

5 Topics to engage CRM Vendors with when choosing a solution

  Buying a CRM: Topics that will make CRM Vendors uncomfortable discussing and help you make the right decision in the process Selecting the right CRM platform for your business is a critical decision, and one that most every company would agree; you won’t want to make more than once, at least not for a […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – July 26, 2014

New Updates Date: July 26, 2014 July 2014 – Release (3A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage everyone to read the release notes. These release notes include new features, enhancements and fixes for all Mothernode products. Check your Mothernode edition or ask your administrator […]

Sales Reps: You don’t hire them for a service, you hire them for a ‘result’

As a CRM Vendor I often find myself not only selling software but offline solutions as well; mainly consultative services that help a business establish best practices in front of the keyboard and in front of the customer. It’s part of the value we have to offer in order to really help our customers improve […]

Workflow Optimization with Mothernode ERP

The shortest distance between 2 points is a straight line. When your customer receives a quote from you they don’t really care how simple or complicated the process was for you to make it, they just want the details and they want them fast. When the decide to place an order with you, they still […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – June 8, 2014

New Updates Date: June 8, 2014 June 2014 – Release (2A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage everyone to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes. These release notes include new features, enhancements and fixes for all Mothernode products. […]

CRM Simplified for Sales Reps, Teams and Sales Managers

Ingredients to Successful CRM Adoption: Ease of Use and Behavior Finding the right CRM for your immediate business needs and future growth can be just as much of a challenge as getting everyone to use it. Adoption is critical and while that may seem like an obvious statement selecting the wrong CRM for your business […]

Leverage the power of marketing automation in your CRM workflows

Marketing automation capabilities with an effective customer relationship management platform creates an unstoppable business machine. Finding a CRM that has the world class capabilities you need when it comes to salesforce and marketing automation is a tall order for nearly any product. Most software solutions available can usually exceed expectations in one area, but often […]

Selling Stages: Simplify your sales process and close more deals

Shorten your “selling stages” and simplify your sales workflow. Many of the leading CRMS will provide you with a wealth of business intelligence to help stay on top of your sales pipeline and give you a deeper perspective into the activities conducted by your sales team. In fact, in some cases it could be too […]

CRM Ease of use at the top of the list for determining adoption success

Ease of use is the key ingredient when combining technological infrastructures with your business workflow There are a few criteria that will make or break your CRM adoption process, such as executive sponsorship, user attitude, ultimate necessity and so on. But  CRM ease of use has always been the fundamental tipping point, because without it, […]

Simplify and Improve Your Customer Experience

CRM Case Management: Creating New Cases in your CRM using email! Not every customer wants to communicate their service issues to you via a special website or customer service portal. Adding to the complexity of their customer service experience can make the situation even more frustrating. That’s why Mothernode CRM let’s you easily create new cases […]

Mothernode Sales Tax Regulations

Notice to all Mothernode Customers As you’ve probably already seen with many other online services you subscribe to, due to a recent nation-wide clarification of taxable services, a new law has determined that SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) services such as Mothernode CRM and Mothernode ERP are now considered taxable. We are now required to collect tax based […]

2014 CRM Subscription Notice

Mothernode is making an important change to our subscription model that will NOT affect customers who subscribed to Mothernode services prior to February 28, 2014. Beginning March 1st, 2014 all new internet registrations will require a 5 user minimum for all plans. Our 15-day trial policy will remain in effect, but the minimum required users […]

Gartner Says CRM Will Be at the Heart of Digital Initiatives for Years to Come

Hot Areas for CRM Investment Include Mobility, Social Media and Technologies, Web Analytics, and E-Commerce Organizations are leveraging CRM technologies as a major part of their digital initiatives to enhance the customer experience, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner said that demand for modern technology customer relationships is driving refreshed or expanded integration and usage of […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – February 2, 2014

New Updates Date: February 2, 2014 February 2 – Release (1A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage users to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes. These release notes also include new features and bug fixes that have […]

Gleanster ranks Mothernode best-in-show value CRM for SMBs, 2 years in a row

Gleanster ranks Mothernode best-in-show value CRM for SMBs, 2 years in a row Considering a CRM for your business, but worried about implementation and adoption within your organization? Well, according to a new independent study by Gleanster Research, with Mothernode CRM that won’t be a problem. In Gleanster’s benchmark study, “2014 CRM for Small and […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – November 3, 2013

New Updates Date: November 4, 2013 November 2013 – Release (4A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage everyone to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Release Overview Release 4A includes minor updates to enhance usability and navigation, […]

Mothernode Product Update Release Notes – September 6, 2013

New Updates Date: September 6, 2013 September 2013 – Release (3A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage everyone to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Release Overview Release 3A includes several enhancements to the recent Work Order […]

How to select a CRM for your business

Sound advice from 4 CRM vendors on how to select a CRM for your business Watch this valuable panel discussion with CRM vendors as they give advice on how to select a CRM for your business, an informal buyers guide to CRM technology. A must watch for businesses in the market for a new or […]

CRM Tutorials

CRM Tutorials Discover the value Mothernode CRM by exploring the CRM Tutorials below. Review Contact and Customer management, create and process Lead, Opportunities and Quotes, as well as the basics of setting up your account with the videos below. Customer Management Experience how you can better manage and interact with your customers using Mothernode CRM. […]

Introducing Handshake™ by Mothernode

Handshake™ by Mothernode Mothernode introduces Handshake, the first CRM to CRM referral system designed trade opportunities and contacts between companies, right from within the software. Handshake™ users don’t just receive referrals, they receive leads they can inject right into their sales funnel. Handshake™ is an optional add-on available in all Mothernode CRM and ERP editions […]

CRM Buying Decisions

When looking at CRM buying decisions, I compare CRM buyers to home buyers, specifically first time buyers and previous home owners. Previous home owners (in this case CRM owners) make decisions based on their previous experience (in most cases with a previous organization). Veteran CRM users know what they need and cut to the chase […]

CRM Idol 2013 Interviews Mothernode Co-Founder Ken Pearson

Mothernode is competing in CRM Idol 2013. Last year was Mothernode’s first year to compete. It was an amazing experience in so many respects. We are honored to be interviewed by Kelly Craft, CRM Idol Community Manager about our experience last year and plans for this year. Listen carefully for some great tips for new and old […]

Diabetic Companies – Adapting For Growth

Successful businesses often find themselves adapting for growth, having to evolve and adapt to their latest challenges that come with meeting client demands, while keeping up with competitors and the latest innovations within their market space. Most companies discover this means changing their technology infrastructure and upgrading the processes in which they handle workflow to […]

Mothernode Software Update Available– Release (2A)

Mothernode Software Update July 2013 – Release (2A) New Updates Date: July 8, 2013 July 2013 – Release (2A) Users should take note of the following important changes and updates now available. As always, we encourage everyone to read the release notes. This release contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Release Overview Release 2A […]

Ken Pearson on Mojo Google Hangout

This is a Google Hangout from Mothernode Customer and Reseller – Mojo Media Labs Welcome back to Mojo Media Labs for our second Mojo Google Hangout with Mothernode CRM Co-Founder and President Ken Pearson. We’re using Google’s Hangout feature to bring you the most relevant, real-life marketing success stories. Experts from a range of industries join […]

Social Media Leads: “Where’s the Beef?”

Social Media has become a significant component to many businesses, but not all. Those companies that choose to engage in social media (properly) typically have their hands full, because a variety of business areas intertwine with the social sphere, like marketing, customer service, and PR. But what about sales? Well obviously yes, sales, but are […]

Mothernode Customers Speak About Their User Experience

Have you ever wanted to know from the “horses mouth” what a real-life Mothernode customer thinks of our product? Here are some of our customers speaking about their user experience recently. Many thanks to Leslie Thompson of GWHQ Productions, Jennifer Bagley of Dynamis International, Keith Morales of CI Web Group, Andy Levine of ASI Sign Systems, David Berry of TXInsurancepro.com and Patrick […]

Mothernode Hosts a Google Hangout on Air: The Value of CRM to an SMB

Join our esteemed panel of CRM industry experts for a live chat on the value of CRM s to small businesses. Is there such a thing as being too small to use a CRM? What features are most useful to small- and mid-sized companies? How can CRM analytics help small businesses grow and prosper? The […]

Gleanster Unveils Insight Exchanges for Marketing Automation and Customer Relationship Management

Gleanster Rolls Out Reports For Decision Makers Evanston (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Gleanster today announced the rollout of two Insight Exchanges, featuring vendor landscapes, white papers, benchmark research, videos, presentations and analyst commentary, for helping marketing decision makers and influencers make smart decisions about business technology. The topic areas are: Marketing Automation and Customer Relationship Management. All of […]

Mothernode Introduces “Dialogue”

Mothernode launches “Dialogue”, a brand new social media style conversation tool now available to its CRM and ERP Customers. Dialogue gives users the ability to interact with one another when managing customer accounts, when nurturing leads and opportunities and throughout each transaction stage within the software. Dialogue improves collaboration throughout the enterprise, by keeping users […]

Mothernode Launches Sales-Driven CRM for Small and Medium-Size Businesses

Irving, TX (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 Mothernode®, a leading provider of cloud-based ERP solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, recently announced its newest product offering: Mothernode CRM. Available October 1, 2011, the software was created especially for sales managers looking for a cost-effective, powerful and highly accessible CRM solution that will streamline the sales process […]