How Your Software Demo Can Make Your Product Sell Itself

Userpilot

When we say software demo, what comes to mind? The truth is, until recently, software demos were simply a way to show off your product to interested prospects. Why Your Traditional Software Demo Doesn’t Work. Traditional software demos are fairly time consuming.

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How live chat can warm up your cold outbound leads

Inside Intercom

As an outbound SDR, this approach has drastically reduced the amount of time it takes me to schedule demos, and also creates meaningful, personal engagement at scale. From outbound to inbound. This new approach to live chat as a part of cold outreach has turned outbound emails into inbound conversations. The post How live chat can warm up your cold outbound leads appeared first on Inside Intercom.

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Sales Hacker?s Max Altschuler on selling more with less

Inside Intercom

Is it transitioning from inbound to outbound sales? Max: For the most part, it’s outbound efficiency. For everyone else, it’s the outbound sales process – figuring out the efficiencies, figuring out how to leverage your contacts to get referrals, figuring out how to break into enterprise accounts. Are you doing outbound? If you’re doing outbound, what are the things that you’re doing in that outbound process right now?”

Marketing doesn’t stop when you’ve acquired a customer

Inside Intercom

I wrote our docs , hosted our webinars , created our help videos and managed our outbound messaging to customers. Give customers the white glove treatment with live demos. “A demo allows the customer to see and feel how things will be better if they buy (and worse if they don’t).” in Dublin to demo to three people in the Southern Hemisphere, we never missed a Wednesday demo.

How to Achieve Product-Led Growth [+Webinar]

280 Group

If the prospect agrees that you can potentially serve their needs, they respond to your Call to Action , which guides them to take the next step to learn more–typically getting more in-depth information, or perhaps scheduling a demo or conducting some evaluation of your product.

Proven sales plays for skyrocketing growth

Inside Intercom

I shared a deeper look at how we run our sales organization – everything from how we keep our top reps motivated to why we take a highly targeted approach to outbound sales. Nail your sales demo with use case, problems to be solved, and persona.

How to build a billion dollar sales team like Stripe

Inside Intercom

They source, engage, qualify, demo, and sign contracts, with no awkward handoffs. Using data to drive outbound sales. This meant that when Jeanne wanted to get an outbound sales program off the ground, she had to get creative.

Avoid the land of no decision: 6 critical questions for every discovery call

Inside Intercom

In sales, it’s normal to spend hours rehearsing for an upcoming demo and fine-tuning the deck. Whether you’re dealing with an inbound or outbound lead, this is a softball question that helps uncover your prospect’s motivations for checking out your product.

How sales teams can use video to turn leads into customers

Inside Intercom

A lot of our time and energy is spent trying to engage potential customers with outbound messaging. But all too often, emails can get lost in the deluge of prospects’ inboxes – particularly when so many outbound messages are requesting leads make room for a “15-minute call”, as our co-founder Des Traynor has pointed out.

Product Service Management as a Growth Lever in your SaaS

Userpilot

Basically, the idea is that your successful users will recommend the freemium or demo version of your software to others in their network—who will then begin their own journey with your brand. All SaaS companies live and die by their ability to lead their customers to ongoing success.

Scaling and Positioning Sprout Social’s Product Marketing Team

Pragmatic Marketing

Even more impressive, we've scaled a 50-person Sales team that was almost entirely inbound when I started to a proper inbound/outbound Sales Org with well over 300 people, comprised of Acquisition, Customer Success, Growth and Onboarding. "In We partner closely to execute betas, maintain our demo environments, better understand pain points and gaps in the product and facilitate product feedback mechanisms to our Product Team.

Scaling and Positioning Sprout Social’s Product Marketing Team

Pragmatic Marketing

Even more impressive, we've scaled a 50-person Sales team that was almost entirely inbound when I started to a proper inbound/outbound Sales Org with well over 300 people, comprised of Acquisition, Customer Success, Growth and Onboarding. "In We partner closely to execute betas, maintain our demo environments, better understand pain points and gaps in the product and facilitate product feedback mechanisms to our Product Team.

Sujan Patel on scaling growth with chatbots

Inside Intercom

Sujan: Mailshake is an outbound sales tool. This way, if we know they use G Suite we can skip any of the pre-qualification and get them to demo. Same thing goes for something like SendGrid or other third party providers: get them over to demo because they’re qualified.

How to use in-app messaging to retain your best customers

Inside Intercom

Chats and Posts: In Intercom, you can send outbound chats and posts in both mobile and desktop apps. If you want to take a closer look at our powerful messaging platform, watch a demo of Intercom’s Customer Engagement solution!

9 essential sales steps you need to grow your SaaS startup

Inside Intercom

Choose one, ensuring it can easily connect to any data sources you have (be that lead generation forms, or existing data sets) and also ensure that it can integrate with any outbound marketing tools you may have like MailChimp. Do you lead with “Get Started,” “Request Demo” or “Sign Up”?

What we shipped: 10 new features and updates to make using Intercom even easier

Inside Intercom

Introducing Outbound. “Messages is now called Outbound because it’s home to more than just messages” Most significantly, Messages is now called Outbound because it’s home to more than just messages. This allows you more flexibility to organize your outbound content.

Why Product Needs to Work with Customer Success to Achieve PLG

Userpilot

Basically, the idea is that your successful users will recommend the freemium or demo version of your software to others in their network—who will then begin their own journey with your brand. All SaaS companies live and die by their ability to lead their customers to ongoing success.

What is Product Marketing? A Data-Backed Definition

The Product Coalition

A new customer would receive a lot of sales attention (with demos and discussions) and once acquired, would transition to the onboarding/training and support teams (until renewal time).

Finding & Nurturing Top Talent | Elpie Bannister & Alex Yang | BoS Europe 2019

Business of Software Conference

There’s inbound hiring and there’s outbound hiring. Outbound hiring is the opposite. That’s a form of outbound hiring. Elpie Bannister // Former Director of Talent, Simprints. Alex Yang // VP of Engineering, Simprints.

Assembly required – 45 sales tools to build the ultimate tech stack

Inside Intercom

We can even hop on a discovery call, demo our product or schedule a follow-up meeting with high value leads while they’re live on our website. This is a complete solution for sales teams making outbound calls. Make your pitch or give a demo, then share the video with a link.

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Close.io CEO Steli Efti on the rights and wrongs of lead qualification

Inside Intercom

blog , books on everything from product demos to outbound sales, and the Startup Chat podcast that he co-hosts with Hiten Shah. Let’s say I have a website that has a lot of traffic, and I have a form people can fill out to request a demo or ask some questions. At the same time, I introduce a chat window and maybe we can get a qualification process going where a chatbot is asking a few questions and then prompting the user toward a demo.

Push notifications: The key channel marketers are forgetting (and need)

Inside Intercom

Simply navigate to “Outbound” in your Intercom dashboard, click on “new mobile push,” as shown in the photo below: You can A/B test different message variables, choose where to direct your customers (i.e. when they click through to a new page or sign up for a product demo).

The Sales Summit: The trends and challenges shaping the future of sales

Inside Intercom

We sell into every single line of business, so we do a lot of personalized presentations and demos. It would somehow do a lot of the research for them and then spit out a beautiful presentation deck and demo within a couple of minutes. Post-demo process.

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Create user manuals and training guides way faster than ever before

The Product Coalition

For example, our customer Lori, a Creative Director at digital marketing agency creates quick walkthroughs she can hand to her clients during the demos. I’d say our primary challenge was always building the right outbound sales process.