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Tips and advice to help small businesses succeed.

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Sales funnel templates to use in your CRM
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June 21, 2022
Need help organizing your leads? Sales funnels let you track leads through all the stages of the sales process.
Why you should know how to cancel your CRM before you sign up
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June 7, 2022
It's important to know how to cancel your CRM before you even sign up for an account because it often comes with stipulations you might not have anticipated.
4 things you can do to delight your repeat customers
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May 20, 2022
Repeat customers are an important part of any business, so it's good to show them how much you appreciate them.
What is a sales funnel?
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May 9, 2022
A sales funnel helps us understand how people move from prospective to paying customers. And by paying attention to your sales funnel, you’ll end up with more sales overall.
3 ways to set up call notes in your CRM
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May 5, 2022
A CRM is only as good as the information you put into it, but the last thing you want to do is put in junk data for the sake of data entry. If you're often in calls and need a quick way to organize your post-call notes, here are three methods to keep your notes useful and tidy.
Your New Year LACRM Resolutions
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January 4, 2022
New year, new ways to stay organized! Here are some goals to set to help keep your LACRM account as efficient as possible in 2022.
Team collaboration tools in LACRM
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November 22, 2021
LACRM is designed to work for individuals as well as teams. Some of our tools are designed specifically for teams use for collaboration -- here's how to use them.
The Small Business Software Security Checklist
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September 27, 2021
In a digital world, it's more important than ever to keep your data safe and secure. Here's a checklist to go through to make sure you and your team are doing the most to protect your data.
Your guide to cancelling a CRM account
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August 10, 2021
A collection of tutorials on how to cancel any CRM account, and any fine print you might miss.
Never overpay for your CRM again
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July 19, 2021
As a small business, every dollar counts, and the last thing you want it to be overpaying for anything, let alone your CRM. So here are 5 things to keep in mind to make sure you are not paying too much for your CRM.
5 ways to customize LACRM as a coach
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July 5, 2021
As a business or life coach (or any other kind of coaching, really), your clients trust you to give them the advice they need to improve and grow personally and professionally. The only way you can do that is if you know the full context of their life and business -- just what LACRM does best.
5 ways to customize LACRM as a consultant
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June 21, 2021
As a consultant, your clients pay for your expertise and trust your advice. Here are 5 ways you can customize your LACRM account to help with this.
3 mistakes you're making on your free CRM trial
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May 25, 2021
Are you trialing a CRM (or 5) currently? If so, here are 3 mistakes you might not be realizing that you're making (and how to avoid them!).
4 ways to customize LACRM as a real estate agent
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May 23, 2021
Whether you prefer to focus on managing properties or clients, LACRM gives you the space to enter the most important data about every interaction to make sure every sale goes smoothly.
How does a CRM help an insurance agent
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May 1, 2021
Being the best insurance agent for your client requires relationship-building. A CRM takes the busywork out of maintaining a relationship, and lets you focus on being the best partner for your clients. Here are 5 specific ways a CRM does that.
What is an "easy to use" CRM and how do you find one?
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April 26, 2021
When a company tells you their CRM is "easy to use", what does it really mean, and how do you distinguish between ten different "easy to use" CRMs? To do that, let's break "easy to use" down to the three real key components that matter.
5 ways to customize LACRM as a travel agent
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April 20, 2021
Less Annoying CRM is built to help any small business, but there are special tips and tricks you can set up to get it to work seamlessly for your travel agency. Here are some of them.
How does a CRM help a travel agent?
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April 12, 2021
Being a successful travel agent is about managing relationships effectively. That's exactly what CRMs are for and why they can help a travel agent give personal attention to every client without eating up their days with data entry.
3 mistakes to avoid making when choosing a CRM
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April 11, 2021
Having worked with hundreds of small business owners over the years, I've seen many successful CRM implementations, and also many unsuccessful ones. The ground truth is always the same: the best CRM for you is going to be the CRM that you and your team actually want to use.
What to do when clients aren't traveling: 4 easy ways to stay in touch
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June 18, 2020
By maintaining touches with your clients you can stay at the front of their mind, and reassure them with your expertise on all things travel related.
What technology should a travel advisor have in their toolbelt?
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June 10, 2020
Navigating the variety of online tools available to run a business can be challenging, but having the right tools can make running your travel agency easier.
How do you make the most of your networking opportunities?
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May 7, 2020
Here's what our small business leaders are doing to make sure they optimize every network opportunity.
How to position your business for success during an economic downturn
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May 5, 2020
Businesses everywhere have slowed due to the impact of COVID-19, and with shelter in place orders travel has come to halt. These changes impact businesses across the globe, but the slowdown also gives companies an opportunity to spend time on areas they may not usually be able to.
What's your must-follow marketing rule?
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May 1, 2020
Marketing can be tricky for small businesses without dedicated marketing departments. We asked small business owners how they stay on top of it, and here’s what they said.
Adjusting to economic conditions: budgeting for your business
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April 30, 2020
When the economy is in a rough spot, it can be hard to figure out your financial budget. We chatted with travel advisors -- here's what they had to say.

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