In their CRM Talk podcast, Technology Advisors Inc. co-founder Sam Biardo and CRM Switch co-founder Steve Chipman discuss everything CRM – from the latest releases, to trends in the market, and the future of business technology. Sam and Steve have a combined expertise of 45+ years in the industry, and they bring that expertise to the table in these informative & fun podcast episodes. Join these two experts as they interview technology influencers, banter about recent software news, and give valuable advice for streamlining data & improving business processes. Available for free on the iTunes Store.
Are You Listicling?
Sam and Steve verbally expand on several of their respective listicles. Source posts are:
10 Questions you Must Ask When Selecting a CRM (https://www.techadv.com/blog/10-questions-you-must-ask-when-selecting-crm)
5 Levels of CRM Requirements (https://crmswitch.com/buying-crm/five-levels-crm-requirements/)
8 Website Issues That May be Costing You Sales Leads (https://crmswitch.com/inbound-marketing/website-issues-fewer-leads/)
Jeffrey Russo of HubSpot
An interview with Jeffrey Russo, Director of Product, Sales Hub Go-to-Market at HubSpot. HubSpot’s evolution from a marketing system to broader front office solution, focusing on the needs of the user experience, streamlining the quote-to-cash process, moving up market, getting “technical debt” that exists within organizations out of the way of the customer experience, applying functionality such as automations across different departments and use cases, HubSpot’s durable partner channel, Conversation Intelligence, sales coaching based on transcripts, applying machine learning to transcripts, honoring two party states & countries, HubSpot’s advantage for applying revenue attribution to marketing efforts.Listen to the podcast
CRM Millions and Billions
Creatio raises $68 million, HubSpot goes enterprise, Sugar’s HD-CX, AWS and AI, Salesforce eyes $50 billion in five years.
Creatio’s first ever funding announcement video
Rich Green’s Deep Learning & Time video
Salesforce’s Vaccine Cloud, Sam’s vaccine shot scheduling nightmare, Sam’s joint webinar with Creatio, CRM 3.0, how low code/no code has altered roles in CRM deployment & management, field service, ABM, video selling, video training, CRM best practice videos, de-densifying your slide decks, HubSpot’s customer code deck, explaining difficult to explain concepts, telling a story, content distribution.Listen to the podcast
Salesforce’s acquisition of Slack (and Acumen), SugarCRM acquires its largest partner W-Systems, CRM vendors & leads, getting found for CRM searches, Creatio’s 24 hour event, low-code solutions, BA to developer ratios, Facebook acquires Kustomer, visual development tools & whether they are necessarily simple, the Microsoft/C3.ai/Adobe alliance, CRM predictions for 2021.Listen to the podcast
Wistia Adds Audio
An interview with Josh Johnson, senior product manager at Wistia, about Wistia’s new audio hosting platform for marketers.Listen to the podcast
David Campbell of SugarCRM
David Campbell, Vice President of Product Marketing at SugarCRM, joins Sam & Steve to discuss sales, marketing, customer support, data, AI and the customer experience.Listen to the podcast
The west coast in flames, whether a podcaster should host the next presidential debate, CRM product news from Inforum, updates from HubSpot’s virtual Inbound conference.Listen to the podcast
Sam’s commitment to golf, the NHL and NBA bubbles, deploying CRM & training CRM users during a pandemic, using emojis for product searches, the most effective forms of marketing in 2020Listen to the podcast
A moratorium on CEO interviews, iOS 14 & location tracking, an “off the grid” mobile option, marketers’ digital transformation, new Google My Business features, gathering requirements & conducting online workshops.Listen to the podcast