It is absolutely crucial for every painting company to use a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool. If you want to grow your business, increase revenue, and build valuable customer relationships, you need to start using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool. Painting companies who do not use a CRM to it’s full capacity can really struggle, should the economy turn. Another major benefit is if you keep very good records of your prospects, leads and customers, your business will be sellable and worth more than a company that does not keep good records. By taking advantage of key features in a good CRM, I guarantee your painting company will successfully grow business. Read More
small business crm
Can you run a small service business without a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program?
Of course you can. This might be you reading this post. You might even be making money without a CRM. Life might be simple and easy for you not having all this software and tracking features. Yet, I encourage you to read on. Read More
Update: November 2018: Base has joined with Zendesk Support. Their new name is Zendesk Sell. Their pricing structure has changed as well. It spans from $19, $49, $99 and $199 per user. I use the words Base CRM in the article below, written in 2013.
Using a CRM
If your business is not using a CRM to track leads, customers, and sales, you need to start this now. It is one of the most crucial things your small business needs to run a successful business. I’ve written on a lot of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) programs over the years. You have a lot of choices. For those who want simple, clean, easy to use yet has one of the best features ever for a CRM, I recommend Base CRM. Here is why Base just got 10x better the past few weeks (this week for iOS). Read More
Update: November 2018: Base has joined with Zendesk Support. Their new name is Zendesk Sell. Their pricing structure has changed as well. It spans from $19, $49, $99 and $199 per user. I use the words Base CRM in the article below, written in 2012.
I’ve been keeping an eye on Base CRM (formally Pipejump) for over a year now. The thing that attracted me to Base CRM originally was the design and User Interface (UI). It was a very simple UI. It should be, as it was developed by a company called, Future Simple. So far they seem to make simple, easy to use web and mobile apps. So what makes Base CRM special or worth checking out? I won’t go over all the details, just the key features I liked: Read More