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March 2018 Product Release: Contacts, Documents Library, and More

26 March 2018 / by Barrington Russell posted in accordium team, product

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We just released Contacts! đź“‡đź¤©


Until now, you had to type someone's name and email address every time you sent out a document. 

You told us this was frustrating and a waste of time, so we fixed it!

Accordium now saves the people you invite as Contacts. Your recent recipients are shown by default in Flow and QuickSign, and you can search right in the box for anyone you used previously. 

 

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We're Building an Automation Tool for Contract Processes, and Why Every Company Will Use It In 5 Years

07 November 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in B2B, Sales process optimization, Sales, SaaS

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Since my three co-founders and I started Accordium, our ultimate goal has always been to help the modern, forward-thinking B2B company to future-proof their business by taking the next step to improve their efficiency on the sales floor.  

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5 best ways to raise funds for your startup

27 October 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in B2B, Business, funding, Entrepreneurship, Startup

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Seeking funding for startup founders is one of the key determinants to the success or failure of a business. However, many of us entrepreneurs who've gone through the startup journey can testify to how frustrating and discouraging it can be to acquire the required capital to propel a startup. It is quite difficult to understand the best place, person, or even form of funding to rely on when growing a startup.

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Why these 8 Unicorns Became So Successful

23 October 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in B2B, Unicorns, Business, Successful

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There is a reason why unicorns are more successful than everyone else in their respective industries; and other startups can definitely learn from these reasons. Each unicorn’s reason for success in business is different, and that’s why we seek to look at 8 different reasons why several companies like Uber, Dropbox, Airbnb, and Spotify are extremely successful.

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How Startup Tech Company 'NTechLab' Beat Google

19 October 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in B2B, Startup, Success, Entrepreneurship, SaaS

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In 2015, Artem Kuharenko founded NTechLab; a startup company created to develop algorithms and facial-recognition technologies to be applied in real-life industries. To the surprise of many, this tech startup proceeded to beat Google at facial recognition in its first year of set up during the Washington’s MegaFace Challenge.

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Freemium vs Free Trial: The Easiest Way to Get SaaS Customers

18 October 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in SaaS, B2B, Sales, Conversion Rate Optimization, Business models, Pricing Strategy, Startups, Business, leadership

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As a B2B SaaS startup, you and your team will have to choose a pricing strategy for your product at some point.

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Starting a Startup? 6 Best Steps to Take Before You Do

16 October 2017 / by Andrew C. Whittaker posted in Startup, Enterprise, B2B, Sales, leadership

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Almost everyone has an idea of how to create or introduce the next big thing to the world, right?

However, comparably few take any step towards making their ideas a reality. This is always the biggest problem when it comes to entrepreneurs looking to establish startups. They never give it a shot. 

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Research Highlights the Problems with Sales Tools and Processes

12 June 2017 / by Daniel Richardson posted in Sales

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You might be all too aware of the problems that plague your sales department. If training and development, or lead quality and quantity come to mind, you’re not alone. But what about issues with your selling process and the sales tools that support it?

For the fourth year running, Inside Sales has asked sales representatives and managers what issues they feel are most prevalent in the sales industry.

In Insider Sales and AA-ISP’s latest research paper, “Top Sales Challenges of the Inside Sales Industry 2016”, the biggest challenges faced by sales managers were:

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5 Sales Metrics Every VP Should Measure

09 June 2017 / by Daniel Richardson posted in Sales, sales metrics

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On growing revenue efficiently, Dave Elkington, the CEO and Founder of InsideSales.com, said:

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How HR tools can help your department go paperless

05 June 2017 / by Daniel Richardson posted in Paperless Office, Human Resources

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Employment contracts, position descriptions, staffing policies, termination checklists – what does all this paperwork have in common? The time you spend on it detracts from what really matters; staff retention and engagement.


These days, the world of Human Resources is swamped with documents – not all of which are managed efficiently. Ninety-eight per cent of businesses surveyed by Forrester Research reported revenue loss from mishandling HR paperwork.

Your Hiring Manager may want you to find a way to retain top talent, but how are you supposed to when drowning in paperwork? By using a document and workflow management system. Here’s how these HR tools can eradicate monotonous paperwork.

 

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