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  • How to manage a sales team in Pipedrive [VIDEO]

    I recently started getting my team to do sales for the first time; it can be nerve-wracking to let go of control and hand this responsibility to others. Fortunately, Pipedrive makes it easy to keep track of and support my team.

    In this video, I share some tactics I use to review my team’s deals and provide feedback on how they can move a deal forward.

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  • How we manage our client calls with Calendly and Asana [Behind the Scenes] [VIDEO]

    Take a behind-the-scenes look at how we use Asana, Calendly and Zapier to create a super-efficient booking system to manage all our client calls. By setting up this system once, we never have to manually create or updates tasks when our clients book calls with us.

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  • How to use Asana Forms

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could automatically allocate work to your team as requests come in?

    This is simple enough using Asana’s Forms feature and combining it with custom rules.

    Learn how to create and use forms in Asana. This is great for collecting information necessary to complete tasks. This is great for processes like design requests, invoicing, bug tracking and support tickets. You can then use rules to automatically assign the task to the…

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  • Pipedrive Campaigns [Tutorial for Beginners] [VIDEO]

    Generating sales often comes down to catching people with the right offer at the right time. Sending marketing emails is a great way of nurturing your prospects and keeping top of mind until the prospect is ready to buy.

    Learn how to get started with Campaigns in Pipedrive. The Campaigns feature is great for sending marketing emails, newsletters or nurture sequences to your prospects or customers. The nice thing about Campaigns is it’s native to Pipedrive…

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  • Getting started with Project Templates in Asana [VIDEO]

    Learn how to get started with Project Templates in Asana. Using templates is a great way of creating a standardised checklist that outlines how to complete a repeatable project so that you and your team never miss a step. Using Asana templates is a perfect for setting up standard operating procedures (SOPs) for your business.

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  • How to manage sales follow-up in Pipedrive [VIDEO]

    Learn how to manage your sales follow-up using Pipedrive. In this video, I share some best practices to get into and some mistakes to avoid. When you follow up more effectively you’ll ensure no deal ever gets left behind and you can generate more revenue for your business.

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  • 10 Hidden Asana Features [VIDEO]

    We often show clients little features in Asana that get a big reaction. People tell us ‘WOW! I didn’t know Asana could do that!’. So I asked my team, what are the features that you show people that they’re most impressed by. Here’s what we came up with.

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  • Why you need a CRM like Pipedrive [VIDEO]

    Not sure if you need a CRM? If you’re currently using your email or a spreadsheet to track your sales leads, this video outlines the benefits of using a CRM like Pipedrive (affiliate link) to track your sales opportunities.

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  • How to migrate team communication into Asana [VIDEO]

    My team and I have been using Asana as our primary tool for communication since the inception of my business. By communicating in Asana, we can keep all conversations linked to our work and we don’t have to switch between email and other tools to find our conversations.

    In this video, I share some tips on how you can encourage your team to make this behavioural change and how to adopt Asana as your primary tool for…

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  • 10 Time-Saving Pipedrive Automations [Video]

    I’m going to show you some real automations from my Pipedrive account that I use to save time during my sales process. My goal is for this video to give you an idea of what’s possible with automation and how you may be able to use these features in your business.

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What do the lessons cover?

When you purchase, you’ll get access to the following lessons via your customer account. This is a “go at your own pace” program where you’re free to view the lessons whenever you like:

MODULE 1: PLANNING YOUR PIPEDRIVE STRATEGY

  • 1.1: Introduction (4:10)
  • 1.2: Your Pipedrive vision and purpose (4:12)
  • 1.3: Planning your Pipedrive tech stack (8:50)

MODULE 2: SETTING UP YOUR PIPEDRIVE ACCOUNT

  • 2.1: Organisations, contacts, deals & leads (15:01)
  • 2.2: Setting up your pipeline(s) (28:24)
  • 2.3: Labels, data fields and products (42:40)
  • 2.4: Activities and lost reasons (14:01)
  • 2.5: Importing data from a CSV file (10:46)
  • 2.6: Using filters to find information (10:26)
  • 2.7: How to bulk update information (7:11)
  • 2.8: Setting up sales goals (16.02)
  • 2.9: Project management in Pipedrive (30:43)

MODULE 3: TEAM ONBOARDING

  • 3.1: Planning your Pipedrive rollout (10:13)
  • 3.2: Define protocols and best practices (12:53)
  • 3.3: User permissions, visibility and teams (17:17)
  • 3.4: Training your team (recommended agenda) (8:49)

More videos coming soon… (Last Updated: October-2023)

MODULE 4: USING PIPEDRIVE ON A DAILY BASIS

  • 4.1: Using leads, contacts vs. deals (12:28)
  • 4.2: Activities, automation and calendar sync (20:10)
  • 4.3: Scheduling appointments with Pipedrive or Calendly (13:10)
  • 4.4: Email integration, templates, automation and bulk messaging (36:09)
  • 4.5: Calling via JustCall and the Pipedrive mobile app (14:05)
  • 4.6: Insights, dashboards and reports (21:18)
  • 4.7: Subscriptions, payment schedule and revenue forecasting (19:46)
  • 4.8: Creating Smart Documents in Pipedrive (12:17)
  • 4.9: Automating your sales process with Workflow Automation (24:29)
  • 4.10: Sending email campaigns (24:51)

MODULE 5: INTEGRATIONS & AUTOMATION

  • 5.1: Create new contacts and deals with Zapier (18:45)
  • 5.2: Adding contacts to a newsletter or drip campaign (18:42)
  • 5.3: Posting Pipedrive updates to Slack (6:43)
  • 5.4: Auto-generate proposals and quotes with Pandadoc (9:35)
  • 5.5: Auto-generate contracts with Webmerge (13:25)
  • 5.6: Invoicing via Quickbooks or Xero (8:06)
  • 5.7: Using LeadBooster to get more leads (15:28)
  • 5.8: Linking Pipedrive to a project management system (13:23)
  • 5.9: My booking system and email automation explained (23:25)

What do the lessons cover?

When you purchase, you’ll get access to the following lessons via your customer account. This is a “go at your own pace” program where you’re free to view the lessons whenever you like:

MODULE 1: PLANNING YOUR ASANA STRATEGY

  • 1.1: Introduction (4:28)
  • 1.2: Your Asana vision and purpose (13:23)
  • 1.3: Planning your Asana structure (17:31)
  • 1.4: Members vs. Guests (5:39)
  • 1.5: The Pyramid of Clarity (4:39)

MODULE 2: SETTING UP YOUR ASANA ACCOUNT

  • 2.1: Setting up a project (42:00)
  • 2.2: Using workflows, custom fields, rules, tags & forms (44:16)
  • 2.3: Should you use projects or tasks? (e.g. clients, events) (16:10)
  • 2.4: Importing tasks from a CSV (4:38)
  • 2.5: Seeing the big picture with Portfolios & Workload (19:24)
  • 2.6: Creating project and task templates (35:52)
  • 2.7: How to manage meetings (15:10)
  • 2.8: How to move projects between accounts (7:22)
  • 2.9: Planning your goals in Asana (24:40)

MODULE 3: TEAM ONBOARDING

  • 3.1: Planning your Asana rollout (10:23)
  • 3.2: Define protocols and best practices (22:41)
  • 3.3: Training your team (recommended agenda) (8:33)
  • 3.4: Improving the success of adoption (4:37)
  • 3.5: Customize your onboarding process (10:33)

MODULE 4: USING ASANA ON A DAILY BASIS

  • 4.1: Use ‘My Tasks’ to plan your day (17:09)
  • 4.2: How to communicate in Asana (14:00)
  • 4.3: Checking the inbox (9:19)
  • 4.4: Sharing project status updates (7:36)
  • 4.5: How to use Asana and Slack (9:45)
  • 4.6: Keyboard shortcuts (4:16)
  • 4.7: Filtering tasks with advanced search (5:49)
  • 4.8: How to manage approvals in Asana (4:25)
  • 4.9: Best practices for assigning a task to a colleague or VA (8:38)
  • 4.10: Daily habits every Asana user should follow (8:29)

MODULE 5: ADVANCED TRAINING AND AUTOMATION

  • 5.1: How to create projects with subsections (8:37)
  • 5.2: Automating tasks with Zapier (19:12)
  • 5.3: Time tracking options (30:33)
  • 5.4: Creating a client-facing project (5:26)
  • 5.5: Multi-homing tasks into multiple projects (10:41)
  • 5.6: Creating reports in Asana (14:33)
  • 5.7: Creating automated checklists with rules (5:21)

More videos coming soon… (Last updated: June-2024)