Salespeople are constantly on the go, whether they're meeting with clients, flying out to give a presentation, or running to a team training. With this in mind, mobile access to sales systems aren't just a nice to have -- they're a necessity.
But besides company software, salespeople can also download productivity, educational, travel, sales tools, and other just plain useful apps for work to optimize their time away from their desks.
If you're going to wear a suit to a client's office, you should probably pair it with a tie. But ... err ... how does a tie get tied again? With step-by-step visuals, vTie comes to the rescue. By the way, this app isn't just for men -- ladies look pretty sharp in ties, too.
Salespeople collect a ton of business cards. But what if they leave them at the hotel? Scores of potential prospects lost in one fell swoop. The HubSpot Mobile Card Scanner digitizes cards with a simple photo and automatically saves the information to your phone's contacts.
But let's back up. Maybe your buyer is almost ready to sign -- they just need that one final nudge. Salesperson extraordinaire Grant Cardone's app contains video tips on closing in virtually any situation.
Whichever CRM your company uses, get the associated app. You'll be so glad you did when you're not stuck updating the CRM on your computer after a long day of meetings or calls -- just pull out your phone, and add info as you go.
When a prospect is ready to commit to a contract, a rep is going to get them to sign, come hell or high water. If your organization uses an eSignature system such as DocuSign, make sure to download the corresponding mobile app to enable prospects to sign wherever, whenever, and however.
Attract and attain more customers using advanced mobile marketing. The app can be personalized for every dealer, so your app stands out from the rest. Send out push notifications, get your customers to download your app, and more.
This app makes it easy to schedule meetings in any time zone. Tap to schedule meetings and it'll automatically update timezones for participants. Plus, it overlays with Google calendar to make it even easier to use.
Toggling back and forth among flight confirmations, car rental information, and restaurant reservations when you're traveling can be annoying. To make your day that much easier, TripIt synthesizes your various daily confirmations into a centralized itinerary.
If a rental car isn't a part of your business trip, you'll probably need a ride every once in a while. Instead of hailing a taxi, use Uber or Lyft to summon a driver to your exact location. And forget fumbling with cash -- the apps synch with your credit card and automatically charge you upon arrival.