CRM & SugarCRM Business Insights

5 Great Examples of Customizing SugarCRM Notifications that Boost Sales Reps Efficiency

5 Great Examples of Customizing SugarCRM Notifications that Boost Sales Reps EfficiencyAuthors: Katerina Burlaka and Sergey Karpenko, CRM Consultants

Sales professionals spend loads of time communicating with customers, so it’s no wonder that they don’t want to lose sight of anything valuable in the process. But how can they do it?

It’s no secret that almost any CRM system has built-in mechanisms that allow setting up a range of certain notifications. Read more »

8 Facts Why Customer Retention Is More Effective Than Acquisition

8 Facts Why Customer Retention Is More Effective Than AcquisitionOften companies waste many efforts and money on new customers’ acquisition, while ignoring their existing customers.

Do you know that increasing customer retention by 5% can lead to an increase in profits of 25%-95%. By comparison, the likelihood of converting an existing customer into a repeat customer is 60-70%. Does this mean that it is time to foster the efforts in a new direction and focus on customer retention? Let’s delve deeper into it. Read the article: “Customer Acquisition Vs Customer Retention”. Read more »

SugarCRM 7: Going with the Customer [Infographic]

Author: Anna Petelina, Business Development Manager

The prerequisites for a CRM system upgrade may include the need of business modernization as well as the trivial obsolescence of software. However, progress for progress’s sake must be discouraged. Therefore, regardless of the reasons, such modernization must be truly justified and protected from the possible risks. The infographic below gives an adequate and rational explanation why migration from SugarCRM 6 to SugarCRM 7 is “worth the candle” and contains the steps that are necessary for a successful upgrade. Read more »