Now there is no excuse for your business not to have a CRM system

The CRM industry has seen staggering growth in recent years. Last year it was recorded that the overall CRM usage in businesses increased from 56% to 74%. Firms have clearly seen the value of CRM Systems and therefore will continue to increase investments into this type of solution. Fueled not only by improving results, but also a need to keep... View Article

June 13, 2016 11:04 am Published by Lauren Hines
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4 questions you should ask every customer

How long does it take you to come up with your marketing plans? Hours? Days? Maybe even months? Working out how to attract prospects to your business isn’t always easy but it could be. You just need to enlist the help of your existing customers. Keeping your customers at the forefront of your mind is key to a good marketing... View Article

May 3, 2016 1:01 pm Published by Lauren Hines
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5 reasons why you should consider SaaS

It seems that there has been a lot of talk about software-as-a-service (SaaS) for a while now and it’s becoming the predominant way that companies are buying and deploying main software applications. But what exactly is it and how will it benefit my business? Well, SaaS is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or... View Article

March 15, 2016 12:26 pm Published by Lauren Hines
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5 ways to optimise your employee’s LinkedIn profile [ INFOGRAPHIC ]

The world of social media has given companies the ability to increase their reach, generate trust and engage with potential prospects. Companies can share their voice through their professional accounts but also, and arguably more importantly through their employee’s personal accounts. Each employee has influence in their own unique social network. The more employees that can share you company’s messages... View Article

August 24, 2015 5:07 pm Published by Rachel Pitman
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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye!

13 months, 56 weeks and 395 days later it’s hard to believe that our time at ProspectSoft has come to an end. This time last year, we were receiving our training and it seems it’s come full circle as this month we’ve had the chance to deliver training to the new placements ourselves – how far we’ve come! Each of... View Article

August 24, 2015 4:57 pm Published by Jess Heald
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4 reasons why I know I made the right decision to do a placement year

It’s only been two weeks since I started at ProspectSoft and I’m already sure that I have made the right decision to do a placement. The first couple of days into my new job were daunting, meeting all of my new colleagues, learning about my job role and trying to take in as much information about the company as possible.... View Article

August 19, 2015 9:57 am Published by Lauren Hines
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5 Tips I would give to a student starting their Placement Year

It’s now been almost a year since I started my Placement Year at ProspectSoft and as much as experiential learning is a crucial part of self-development, looking back there are some things I wish I’d known that little bit sooner. Granted, you probably know a lot more than you actually realise… If you’ve managed to successfully secure yourself a placement... View Article

July 22, 2015 4:02 pm Published by Thea Spalding
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Introducing ProspectSoft’s brand new Inbound Marketers

Our Inbound Journey actually started when we first joined ProspectSoft back in August. After recently undergoing a mass-rebranding, ProspectSoft initiated several Value Proposition statements and created a buyer persona in order to increase the efficiency of our marketing and attract our ideal customer. That’s why, when Rachel came across HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing Certification, we were all keen to get involved... View Article

June 26, 2015 4:28 pm Published by Jess Heald
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How my placement year helped me win Miss Buckinghamshire

Sounds crazy right? How can doing a placement help you win a Beauty Pageant. Here’s how. Looking back at my first day back in August seems light years away. I was nervous, lacked confidence in my ability and was terrified about putting my ideas forward. Our first month of placement consisted of a training schedule. From learning the software to... View Article

June 10, 2015 4:45 pm Published by Rachel Pitman
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HSBC to shed up to 50,000 jobs in order to boost profits

“The cuts will leave HSBC with about 208,000 full-time equivalent staff by 2017, down from 295,000 at the end of 2010 and 258,000 at the end of 2014, although the bank said it will be hiring in growth businesses and its compliance division. The cuts are part of a second attempt by Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver to boost profits since... View Article

June 9, 2015 10:13 am Published by Stuart McLaren
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