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Nimble and LinkedIn

By: Viveka Tuesday May 19, 2015 comments Tags: LinkedIn and Nimble, Jon Ferrara, Social CRM

Nimble and LinkedIn

How Nimble are You? Tonight we have J on Ferrara of Nimble as our special guest on the #LinkedInChat. Why? Well because Nimble has just released a super cool update to their Nimble Smart Contacts App , and I wanted to make sure you knew about it. The new extension automatically builds live contact and company profiles on anyone, anywhere. So with all of LinkedIn's new restrictions on connecting as well as theirAPI restrictions - this couldn't come at a better time! You can install the New Nimble Smart Contacts App in - Chrome , Safari or Firefox This update is HUGE and you have to see it to believe it - you can read more on theirblog . Jon says he has not been as excited about a product since helaunched GoldMine CRM years... Read More

Jon Ferrara, Nimble and Social CRMs

By: Viveka Monday June 16, 2014 comments Tags: Jon Ferrara, Nimble, Social CRM

Jon Ferrara, Nimble and Social CRMs

Getting it Right - Social CRM's on the #LinkedInChat I just got off the phone with Jon Ferrara, pioneer creator of CRM solutions, CEO of and Founder of GoldMine. This guy knows his Contact Management Systems. Plus he's like the nicest guy ever. Even though he is the CEO of Nimble - a business that is growing leaps and bounds every day (you should hear some of his stories!) Jon makes the time to meet with me and - get this - show me some of Nimble's features. He doesn't fob me off on a customer service rep. He shows me himself. That's just the kind of guy Jon is! I got so excited by what he was showing me (I've been using Nimble - apparently ineffectively - for years) that I begged him to do a Webinar and #LinkedInChat for me. So that chat is tomorrow (June 17th) at 5... Read More

What is a CRM and why do I need one on LinkedIn?

By: Viveka Monday June 25, 2012 comments Tags: #LinkedInChat, LinkedIn CRM, Social CRM, Partrick F Dorsey

Content Relationship Management and LinkedIn You might have heard the term, or might even be using a CRM in your marketing and sales efforts.  If not, you should be!  According to Wikipedia, “ Customer relationship management (CRM) is a widely implemented model for managing a company’s interactions with customers , clients, and sales prospects.”  When using social media, and in particular LinkedIn, we have the ability to download some contact information about connections (1 st level contacts).  LinkedIn doesn’t really have a useful CRM within its UI (user interface) so its you might consider utilizing third party apps like Avectra’s Social CRM. Wikipedia continues, “It involves using technology to organize, automate, and synchronize business... Read More