Hello everyone, I have exciting news to share with you today. On behalf of the whole Conversica team, I’m pleased to announce that we have raised $34 million in our latest round of funding, one of the largest investments in an AI company this year.
There’s been a lot of hoopla recently in AI investments. So given all this activity, you might wonder, what made Conversica stand out? Let’s review what led our investors to decide we were the smart bet to place in this growing space…Read more
Sales leads are the lifeblood of any business – after all it’s tough to sell your product or service without having people to sell it to. So it’s important that businesses are working as effectively as possible to leverage their sales leads. But are they?
That’s the question we set out to answer in our 2016 Sales Effectiveness Report on Lead Follow-up. This year, we tested 538 companies across nine industries to see what happens when research meets the real world. The results were both fascinating and alarming, and led to what we’re calling the 1, 2, 3s of Missed Opportunity…Read more
What’s the secret ingredient to public speaking? We’ll turn to Chris Anderson, the creator of TED Talks, as he breaks down what it takes to really connect, and inspire your audience.Read more
Conversica will be attending two important sales and marketing summits in October, the 2016 CEB Sales and Marketing Summit and Marketing Prof’s B2B Marketing ForumRead more
Organizations have long recognized the importance of arming their sales teams for battle with tools such as playbooks, case studies, battlesheets, etc. But surprisingly, until relatively recently technological tools have been somewhat scarce, the focus being more on automating Marketing functions rather than Sales. But that tide is turning rapidly – welcome to the era of the Sales Stack. Come join Nancy Nardin of Smart Selling Tools in an exciting webinar where she’ll delve into the most amazing example of new Sales Stack technology: the emergence of customer-facing AI!Read more
Most organizations spend substantial resources obtaining sales leads. That amounts to a lot of dollars and a lot of time spent on something that is critical to the organization’s success. And yet… how much of that spend is actually guided by best practices? Perhaps more to the point, do most organizations even know what those best practices are? Does yours? Now’s your chance to find out.Read more
Eddie Stivers is a smart guy. A really smart guy. In fact he’s so really smart, that he figured out how to deploy artificial smartness to help his sales team succeed. And boy did it work: Sales boosted 36 percent on the new-vehicle side and 25 percent on the used-vehicle lot since January 2015. Now that’s downright brilliant.Read more
The ability to engage service customers is critical to a dealership’s revenue and, even more important, its ability to retain those customers through to the next buying cycle. But that takes time most service teams simply don’t have. Conversica to the rescue! Our new auto service assistant takes over that engagement process, freeing service people to do what they do best – provide excellent service.Read more
Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. According to the History Channel, “what began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.” And of course when many people think of St. Patrick’s Day, they think of luck.Read more
Bill Goulette, Boch Automotive’s Corporate BDC Director, is one very happy fellow. And who can blame him? Wouldn’t you be happy if you were suddenly banking 60 additional deals in a month? Wouldn’t the ability to objectively compare your lead sources fill your heart with glee? Well of course they would…Read more