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How to create a successful sales report
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How to create a successful sales report

As a sales manager, you have a lot of responsibility on your shoulders. Aside from managing a sales team and ensuring company growth, you’re also tasked with collecting the right data and presenting it to your colleagues in the best possible way.
Mahnoor Sheikh
6 min read
How to turn sales analytics data into actionable insights for your sales team
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How to turn sales analytics data into actionable insights for your sales team

One of the most misunderstood elements of data gathering is the difference between reporting and analysis. A report is just a summary of key data points about a solution or service.
Steli Efti
4 min read
Sales dashboard templates, examples & KPIs for high-performing teams
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Sales dashboard templates, examples & KPIs for high-performing teams

Sales data can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, data can help you make smart decisions, uncover new opportunities, and crush sales targets. But it also just as easily can misinform, overwhelm, and send you down the wrong path.
Steli Efti
28 min read
The 3 stages of sales reporting
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The 3 stages of sales reporting

Sales reporting seems like it should be pretty easy—measure what you've done, put it in a spreadsheet, and use it to improve your sales process. Simple.
Steli Efti
8 min read
Introducing NEW Activity Overview & Activity Comparison reports
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Introducing NEW Activity Overview & Activity Comparison reports

Let me ask you one thing today: How do you currently track your sales team’s performance? How do you understand which sales rep is closing the most deals, which sales rep has a high deal closing % and which sales rep brought in the most amount of revenue in Q1 this year?
Madhav Bhandari
4 min read
This is the #1 reason why cold calling campaigns fail
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This is the #1 reason why cold calling campaigns fail

We're so excited about the launch of Close's new Power Dialer that we decided to share a bunch of call-related content with you. To learn more about the Power Dialer, read our announcement on the Close blog, or visit our website. Cold calling isn’t dead. Sales teams just focus on the wrong metrics.
Steli Efti
4 min read
New Reporting Feature: "Status Changes"
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New Reporting Feature: "Status Changes"

We're happy to announce that we launched some additional reporting capabilities in Close. We replaced the old "Pipeline Report" (which simply broke down all your leads & opportunities by current status), with something much richer.
Phil Freo
2 min read