We spend much of our time at Fill the Funnel training and writing about Web Tools for Salesmakers. In other words – software. This post crosses over that line for a rare recommendation of a physical device – Cellular WiFi Intelligent Mobile hotspots.
I have been a satisfied user of a cellular USB modem for several years, allowing me to connect from any location that I find myself in within the U.S. Just plug it in, fire up the software and I get an internet connection. Easy connections anywhere are truly a requirement for me as we run our entire operation in the “Cloud”. No internet access means that I cannot do my job, so this topic is considered mission critical for Fill the Funnel operations.
Recently several wireless carriers have rolled out a new device they call Mobile Hotspots. These new devices are different in that you can still use it in the same manner with a small USB Cable connected directly to your laptop.Continue reading
Video can tell a story that words alone cannot. This is an example of a creative message and a delivery that is memorable. I am beginning a blog series this week that will share how to take advantage of this easy to use technology to deliver high-impact messages to your intended audience. You will learn how to incorporate video into your LinkedIn Profile, your Powerpoint slides, your email and your blog or website. Video sells well in our Sales 2.0 world.Continue reading
Gist has added the ability for users to create a “public profile” that allows you to incorporate and share your strategic online presence from one screen. We have discussed the importance of “claiming your name” online, and this is another opportunity to do so.
Anyone can view your public profile, and other Gist users can create a contact using the information that you’ve published. Gist users who already have a profile for you get notified about your public profile. They can merge your published information into their existing contact for you.Continue reading
Xobni as a Microsoft Outlook productivity web tool is a big success with individual users. With the announcement of Xobni Enterprise, businesses of all sizes now have the ability to deploy and manage Xobni to employees and create enterprise extensions to increase productivity and efficiency. All this is accomplished through an easy-to-use web interface providing what Xobni Enterprise refers to as the “Three C’s” to IT administrators responsible for their company’s Outlook environment.Continue reading