Web Productivity Tools – Bitrix24 Maximize Your Efficiency

No matter what profession you’re working in, efficiency matters. Being able to get more done in less time is the key to getting ahead — whether you’re looking for a big promotion within your traditional corporate job or hoping to take your growing startup to the next level.

Fortunately, with the number of tools on the market today, there’s never been a better time to take advantage of the online resources that will help you to increase the amount you’re able to accomplish.

For some reason, Bitrix24 isn’t widely known — and we think that’s a shame. The program combines a social intranet system with CRM tools that include contact tracking, sales funnel management, messaging, activity planning and calendars, all of which enable your team to quickly manage important pieces of information from within a central program.

Best of all, it’s free for teams with fewer than 12 people (subscription plans for larger groups are modestly priced as well).

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Top 10 Business Communication Trends in 2015

With 2015 offering an abundance of new communications technologies and services, it is essential for businesses to be aware of the latest trends and attempt to gain an advantage over the competition.

Shift to Mobile Accelerates

Server based applications are being reconfigured to allow appropriate and useful applications to run on tablets and smartphones. Tablets offer ease of use, portability and convenience when incorporated into the business world. If a mobile application is purpose-built for a specific business and built to cater to the requirements of employees, the results can be impressive. Given the choice, some employees will choose tablets and smartphones over laptops and PC’s making it critical that businesses ensure availability of necessary applications on these mobile devices.

Continued Growth of Cloud Communication Services

As businesses seek to compete more effectively, integrate their workforce and improve client satisfaction, cloud communications technologies have become an effective enabler of this objective. Hosted VoIP is rapidly being adopted by many businesses who seek to avoid the excess costs and complexities of an on premise phone service solution. Issues with set up and installation are avoided while a rich feature set is made available to the end user. Integrating VoIP technology with CRM software further allows customer representatives, agents, sales staff, managers and others to access and utilize client information with ease, to better benefit the productivity of the business. Cost savings are the primary driver here though and industry authority WhichVoIP states that these savings can easily be upwards of 50% and beyond. Strong growth and adoption by businesses of all sizes is expected to continue.

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