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Read the latest blog posts from the CANDDi team covering software, marketing, sales — and everything in between!

Sales

3 Steps to Capitalising on Behavioural Data

What do you know about your customers? There might be things you haven’t even realised you’ve gathered. You might even be pondering delving into the world of behavioural data but haven’t got a clue where to start! We’ve attempted to simplify why and how you can gather intent data and use it for your business.

Published 22 Jun 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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Four Form Ideas to Increase Your Leads

Here we’re taking a look at getting more creative with the web forms used on your website. The “Contact Us” form is a given on any site, but how do you expect to truly increase your conversions without thinking about ways to incentivise visitors to engage? We’ve broken down four ways that might get you to start increasing those numbers!

Published 19 Jun 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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Understanding your Digital Touchpoints

Where does the sales cycle truly being? Is it when a prospective buyer has called in to enquire? The first email your sales team has sent? Or is it built up over time with the various interactions and experiences with your brand, even online? Here we’ve taken a look at the opportunities that “digital touchpoints” provide businesses to leave impressions on their market, ultimately leading to a fuller sales funnel.

Published 02 Jun 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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Using Analytics for your Website

When deciding to use Analytics for your website and business, it’s difficult to decide exactly what you do with the intelligence you’re presented with. Unless you have a clearly defined plan, there are always new things to use that data for. Here we’ve taken a look at some of the key questions you might want to be asking when it comes to looking at Analytics for your website.

Published 05 May 2017 by Daniel, CANDDi
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The Pareto Effect

You’ve probably heard it, but how can we use it? This entry is a look at the famous “Pareto Principle” (otherwise know as the 80/20 rule). What does it mean? How could we apply it within an everyday sales context? Our CANDDi Consultant Brian has broken it down and even given an example of his real life experiences with it.

Published 21 Apr 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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Manchester Grad Fair 2017

We’re extremely excited to be exhibiting at The University of Manchester’s Graduate Fair this Spring. It’s on Thursday 4th May 2017 at the Armitage Centre in Fallowfield and will be open from 10:30am to 4pm. We’re looking for the next generation of CANDDi Sales Superstars to join our growing team based in the Northern Quarter in Manchester. We’ve currently got 20 members of staff, and are planning on having 40 people working here by the end of the year.

Published 18 Apr 2017 by Saadia, CANDDi
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General Data Protection Regulations and CANDDi

Much has been made and said of GDPR in terms of how it is going to affect businesses and their ability to market to clients and customers. There has also been some confusion as to what it means for us, so our data expert Ed has taken a look at some of the most relevant principles of the Regulation as it looms closer and how we will or won't be affected.

Published 27 Mar 2017 by Ed, CANDDi
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135 Words to help you convert and close

The words “join us” and “sign up” appear in email campaigns all the time and have the same purpose generally i.e. give us your email address - but do they say the same thing?

Published 24 Mar 2017 by Brian, CANDDi
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Women in startups

I recently attended the StartUps 101 Women in StartUps talk hosted by the very charismatic Rosie Moth

Published 18 Aug 2014 by Saadia, CANDDi
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