The Difference Between Leads & Opportunities in Your Sales Process

Posted on 6:19 pm, March 15, 2013 by Todd Miner

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If you are new to CRM (customer relationship management) or sales force automation, you may not be familiar with the terms “Lead” and “Opportunity”.  In this post we’ll break down the difference between lead and opportunity, and how to properly configure your apps in Apptivo’s online crm software. Keep in mind that every business will…

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Project Time Tracking & Billing Bundle Quick Start Guide:

Posted on 11:34 am, February 12, 2013 by Todd Miner

Managing projects is a big deal for small businesses and startups. Let us assume that Glocial Tech would like to manage their projects in the company. The process will start from a lead and end up with getting paid by customer that is, start from a lead, go through the sales & estimate process, track…

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Worldwide tax code settings for Invoices App

Posted on 12:52 pm, January 22, 2013 by Ram Renga

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All over the world, the countries levy taxes on goods and services for the purpose of increasing the revenue of the country. This taxable amount will be used by the governments for many beneficial activities like infrastructure improvement, health services, public security etc. So it’s the responsibility of the civilians to pay direct and indirect…

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Sneak Preview: IMAP Email Integration for Apptivo CRM

Posted on 11:15 am, January 10, 2013 by Todd Miner

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Here at Apptivo we are very excited to announce what may be our biggest improvement to date: comprehensive email integration with any IMAP based email system. While our CRM system has had support to track outbound emails up to this date, this new e-mail integration takes the integrated approach to CRM off to a whole…

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs Sales Force Automation

Posted on 7:53 pm, January 7, 2013 by Todd Miner

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For many small & medium businesses, managers are unsure whether implementing a CRM or SFA (Sales Force Automation) system is worth the effort and costs. When going through this decision for your business, there are many different questions to ask yourself. Everyone knows that the customer is a cornerstone of any business, and sales automation…

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Online Project Management, Time Tracking, and Customer Invoicing in Apptivo

Posted on 3:09 pm, January 5, 2013 by Todd Miner

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Apptivo contains many various tools which assist in the process of managing and tracking time for the tasks completed during a customer project.  Regardless of how the customer is billed for this effort, you can easily generate invoices directly from the project, or even from separate employee timesheets.  Our solution includes the capabilities to completely…

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Zipmark eCheck Gateway – New Payment Option for Invoices

Posted on 7:59 pm, December 20, 2012 by Todd Miner

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Does your business want to collect payments from an online gateway that support eChecks that let customers pay directly from their bank’s checking account? If so, Apptivo now has the solution. We’ve partnered with a revolutionary new payment processor called Zipmark. By teaming up, Apptivo’s online invoices app now allow you to generate electronic invoices,…

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How Recurring Invoice Can Help your Small Business

Posted on 10:17 am, December 12, 2012 by Maya Pillai

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I work for multiple clients and I have to send invoices on a repeating basis. Sometimes it can get a bit tiring working manually on invoicing. That is when one of my acquaintances introduced me to Apptivo, a popular online invoicing service that provides businesses the option of recurring invoices and many other features that…

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Online payment on the rise

Posted on 6:00 am, November 30, 2012 by Maggy

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Remember those days when transactions were only exchanged in person. Those days are long gone. Technology now permits customers and merchants to exchange money virtually without ever having to meet in person. With online payments, there’s never a need to go to the store anymore. Everything we want can be found online and delivered within…

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What’s so great about this thing called G Suite?

Posted on 7:10 pm, November 14, 2012 by Maggy

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On March 9, 2010, Google launched G Suite Marketplace for third party applications to help manage business from the web. Now after two years of success, and many more to come, G Suite is taking off with many different sized businesses whether small, medium or large. It’s a cheap and affordable solution for many businesses…

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