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EdTech Sales: The ultimate guide to selling to schools during COVID-19
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EdTech Sales: The ultimate guide to selling to schools during COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, EdTech companies are facing a set of unique challenges and opportunities. Learn what these companies did to adapt their sales process, with 17 expert strategies to help you succeed, in spite of the crisis.
Amy Copadis
18 min read
How 3 small teams pivoted their businesses to adapt to COVID-19
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How 3 small teams pivoted their businesses to adapt to COVID-19

COVID-19 has hit nearly every industry and has forced businesses to make radical shifts. We sit down with three customers in different industries to discuss how they’ve adapted to current times.
Larissa Hildebrandt
7 min read
Calendly CRM integration: Powering high performing sales teams
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Calendly CRM integration: Powering high performing sales teams

Calendly makes it easy to schedule meetings with prospects and clients. Pairing it with Close can provide crucial tracking and save your sales reps hours of manual data entry. Here's how to do it.
Shawn Ragell
9 min read
Sales Brief: Ruined reputation, sales empathy, industry shift, & more
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Sales Brief: Ruined reputation, sales empathy, industry shift, & more

Asana shares five awesome remote work strategies, Steli shares advice on selling and communicating with prospects in crisis, and a remote employee shares his personal journey from office commute to WFH.
Michael James
4 min read
How Cloosiv’s scrappy team of 5 acted fast to move hundreds of local cafes online
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How Cloosiv’s scrappy team of 5 acted fast to move hundreds of local cafes online

The team at Cloosiv has seen steady growth since it launched in 2017, but they’ve never seen growth quite like what they're seeing now. We sat down with Cloosiv's founder to talk about how their industry has shifted and what it’s meant for their business.
Larissa Hildebrandt
3 min read
My first 4 months at Close: Learning to work remotely
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My first 4 months at Close: Learning to work remotely

It feels like we’ve accelerated remote work by 5 years in the last 5 weeks. With over 1 billion search results for “work from home tips” on Google, it’s difficult to write something novel about remote work now.
Phil Gamache
8 min read
Sales Brief: Bad sales calls, SPIN selling, startup urgency, & more
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Sales Brief: Bad sales calls, SPIN selling, startup urgency, & more

A roundup of some of the freshest sales content this week, including in-depth guides, sales tips and advice, and a free remote work resource from Toggl.
Michael James
5 min read
Personalize your sales process with Contact Custom Fields
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Personalize your sales process with Contact Custom Fields

For years, Close users have been using Custom Fields to customize their accounts and collect key information about their prospects. Today, we’re happy to take this a step further with the launch of Contact Custom Fields.
Larissa Hildebrandt
4 min read