The #1 Reason You Never Closed Your “For Sure” Buyer

Imagine this – you call a company to purchase a new software tool that will help your company by leaps and bounds. You have just a few questions, though, before you feel confident about presenting the idea to your boss and colleagues. When you call, you have the opportunity to speak with a wonderful salesperson who helps you get the best answer to your question. The salesperson also mentions that they have a guide that goes into further detail in answering your question. They commit to sending to you shortly after the call. You are very pleased and hang up the phone ready to receive the document and present the idea to your boss.

Minutes go by. Hours go by. Days go by. You never receive the document. Continue reading “The #1 Reason You Never Closed Your “For Sure” Buyer”

Don’t Let Email Kill Your Productivity

Entrepreneur.com published an article that discusses 10 habits that drain productivity.

Not surprisingly, the first ‘drainer’ on the list is our favorite thing – email. The key point is – if you expect to be productive, you can’t check your email constantly. Continue reading “Don’t Let Email Kill Your Productivity”

More Customization

Customize FollowUpThen to fit your workflow.
New customization options, better documentation.

Default Options

With the addition of one tiny input box on our settings page, we opened up a huge range of possibilities for customizing FollowUpThen to fit your workflow.

This new field on your settings page lets you apply an option to every followup scheduled.
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Following Up With Others: New, Improved and Improving!

Productive Teams

Scheduling followups for yourself is great. But being able to quickly set followup reminders for others can mean huge productivity gains.

And so, we’ve decided it was time to make some improvements to how the ‘cc’ feature works.

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Delegate Tasks by Email

Who says email makes a bad to-do list? …or a bad project management system?

Email is still the fastest way to delegate a task. It may not work quite as well as a project project management system or to-do list. But it’s fast, it works, it’s mobile and, hey, you were already in your email, so why not fire off that simple request.

The problem is that once you hit ‘send’, there is no way of tracking whether it gets done! Unless, of course, you enter it in your calendar, project management system, to-do list, or [insert overly-complex external system here].

Now, tracking email-delegated tasks can be done within seconds

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