Social Media in Plain English

Confused about Social Media and tools like Twitter? You're not alone.  Some liken it to the early days of the Internet when everyone felt they had to have a website but didn't know why. Eventually social media tools will be just another component of the overall media and communications construct,...

The Power of Repetition

We hear the word repetition used over and over again in marketing. Especially from anyone trying to sell us advertising! Maybe they’re just trying to sell us something, or maybe they know something. Here’s eight (8) smart reasons to use repetition with your marketing communications and what it can do...

Searching for “Details in GoldMine”

GoldMine software allows users to store information in many places.  Where you should put it depends on the nature of what you want to store and track, as well as how you want to search for and report on the data.  The purpose of this post is not to address that decision,...

Follow Us On Twitter!

First Direct Corp.  is now on Twitter. You can Follow Us on Twitter @ - http://www.twitter.com/1stdirect About Twitter- Twitter is a rich source of instant information. Stay updated. Keep others updated. It's a whole thing. Customize Twitter by choosing who to follow. Then see tweets from those folks as soon...

Join us on Facebook

First Direct Corp. is now on Facebook! Become a fan by clicking here to join our community and stay plugged into our work. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can set one up here. We hope to "see" you on our page! About Facebook Pages- A Facebook Page...

Why You Might Want to CRASH Your GoldMine

That's right ... I said you might want to "Crash" your GoldMine!   We have a salesperson who uses GoldMine all day long and has done a  ton of personalization to his GoldMine toolbar.  His toolbar saves him a lot of time and helps him to sell more.   The other day this salesperson accidently hit the "Reset" on their GoldMine...

How To Make Scheduling Activities Easier in GoldMine

We’ve all said it! ...  “’I'll follow-up with you next week.”  Then we go into GoldMine and schedule ourselves a call for the next week so we actually remember to call the person back. Here’s a GoldMine tip/trick to make that process a little bit easier. In the Date field...

Upcoming Sharpen Your GoldMine Knowledge Webinars.

Sharpen Your GoldMine Knowledge We provide these Online Training & Events as a service to you! Learn practical information from an expert that will help you stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices. Date Event Name 02/19/2010 QuickBooks and GoldMine Integration 02/22/2010 An Introduction to Microsoft SQL Queries...

Aligning Your Sales With Your CRM Tools

If you’ve ever taken my basic end-user GoldMine training, you’ve heard me say “do your day.”  One of the key points about a workgroup CRM system for the sales team (reps, support, management, etc.) is that everyone should just do their day, the same way, in GoldMine! The famous comedian...

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