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To kick off SugarCon 2017, we announced the winners of this year's App Throwdown during our opening reception. I'd like to extend huge CONGRATULATIONS to the following teams who threw it down and won their category. You can see these teams in action on Wednesday at the SugarCon App Throwdown where they will compete for bragging rights to have the "Ultimate Superpower!"

Giving Sugar customers clairvoyant insight to how people are interacting with their content. 
 "Fuses" in extra super powers, like teleportation to mobile applications--including the Sugar mobile app.
With the power of X-Ray vision, Rolustech helps you know where to go and how to get there.
Building high performing teams is hard work--but it can be fun as well. Intelestream made a Splash in the App Throwdown and won for the best Utility Best app.
Your Crowd Pleaser, the app with the most "Likes" in the SugarCommunity, 3CLogic, integrates the power of Amazon Alexa to enable your BDRs to work on what's most important--building extraordinary customer relationships. 

“Sure… what time works for you?”

We all know the song in dance these 6 little words will start.


Email from prospect: Sure we can have a chat… Does Monday at 3:00 still work?

Email from us: Sorry, I just booked up then. How about 2:00?

Email from prospect: No I can’t do then… Does Tuesday from 8:00 – 10:00 work?

Email from us: I can squeeze in 9:45. How about then?

Email from prospect: Sure, send me a calendar link

Email from us: Great! Just sent

Email from prospect (after cal invite is sent): I’m meant 9:45 PST…

Oh the fun we have spending an hour over the course of three days to schedule a 15 minute meeting! Luckily for me, the Collabspot team has built a new (and FREE) tool for Sugar users that allows you to just send a link and have your prospect pick a time that works for them.

In honor of our beta release of Collabspot Scheduler, I wanted to share 5 ways that automated meeting scheduling has changed how the Collabspot team works and collaborates. Let’s dig in!


No more going back and forth scheduling meetings

For sales teams the most obvious benefit of automated meeting scheduling is the ability to schedule calls and demos without a long back and forth about when is best to meet. You can easily send prospects, partners, and coworkers your Collabspot Scheduler link and have a meeting on the calendar in minutes, not days.

We add the link to the bottom of emails, in our email signatures, and on our sales pages to maximize efficiency. Prospects simply pick a time and the meeting shows up in my calendar.

Collabspot Scheduler will even automatically block out times that I’m not free in my calendar.

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Never Forget to update Sugar

The Collabspot sidebar helps me ensure that I keep Sugar updated, however, sometimes meetings with leads slip through the cracks.

Now I don’t have to worry about those meetings getting into Sugar.

Every contact that clicks my scheduling link will be prompted to fill out their name, and email address which automatically gets pushed to Sugar where a contact is updated to include the meeting. It will even update opportunities that the contact is related to. So I don’t have to remember to go back and add this meeting for it to be included in Sugar.


Stop Screwing up Time Zones

Collabspot has customers and partners all over the world from NYC to Australia, so figuring out timezones is a constant struggle.

Nearly everyday I find myself thinking “Ok so they are in England, so that’s 6 hours ahead so I can make a 6:00am I suppose… oh wait I’m in Cupertiono that week…”

With Collabspot Scheduler, your prospects calendar automatically adjusts to their timezone, so they see your availability in thier timezone.

No more timezone math!


Always gather phone numbers

Nearly every call that I conduct with a new prospect involves a conference call line. This makes it really easy to get multiple stakeholders on the phone, but doesn’t do anything for me in terms of gathering contact information like phone numbers.

Collabspot Scheduler grabs the email address, phone number, and any other information you request from everyone that signs up for a meeting with you.


Give your prospect autonomy

Sometimes prospects don’t want to sit on a conference call with you for an hour and a half. They just need 15-minutes to get information, ask a quick question, or place a order. Instead of us choosing how long a call is, we can let prospects choose the desired call length with Collabspot Scheduler.

This gives prospects more autonomy and allows them to keep control of their schedule.


Everyone loves it!

Our favorite thing about Collabspot Scheduler is that everyone loves it. It’s easier for prospects and partners and virtually removes data entry for our sales team.


We’d love for you to join us with the only scheduling tool that integrates directly with Sugar for a FREE Beta later this month.

We'll be at SugarCon so just swing by our booth at SugarCon and we'll get you signed up. Other wise, fill out this form and I'll make sure you're one of the first users.

Want to see more? Join us at SugarCon 2017! We're on the show floor and will be able walk you through all of our exciting offerings!

TIBCO Simplr helps revenue heroes make cash flow, earlier.

When you collect customer data into Sugar, sometimes it's not entered accurately. When there are thousands of customer and opportunity data that are not accurately entered, bad things happen. You can’t contact them, you can’t bill them.  Your company can’t collect. You can’t make the cash flow. Your Finance people are not happy. You, are not happy.


With TIBCO Simplr's Sugar API Connectors you create forms and flows to verify and complete contact data, profile information, opportunity information, or other information sitting your Sugar. You can trigger events to detect if the data is entered new, or has reached a certain status. Another flow can be added to have your own staff approve the data. Now you can rest assured that your customer data is accurate for every opportunity entered. You make it happen.


You. Make. The Cash. Flow. Sugar Sweet!

Help put us on main stage at SugarCon 2017!!

Vote for us to win "Crowd Pleaser" by clicking the "Like" at the top of the page!

In the "Age of the Customer", AI is the new superpower.  Riva and Sia have combined superforces to throw down the ultimate AI towel. With our IBM Watson powered engine, all sugaheros are able to get superior, email insights teleported right into SugarCRM, augmented with clairvoyant AI magic - cognitive insights, machine learning and conversational UI, all only one click away. This doesn't just give you the insight you need to compete, it also gives you a deep understanding of customers and prospects rooted in industry leading AI. 
So who wins? Your customer does of course!
Millennial Mike, a Sales Love Story

The Magnolia SugarCRM Connector makes lead capture and personalization easy.
Create lead capture forms in SugarCRM. Magnolia fetches the forms from Sugar and displays them to your website editors in a user-friendly list. Editors can embed a form on the website with a few clicks. Magnolia does all the technical heavy lifting. Editors don't need to edit HTML or copy-paste any code snippets. When a visitor fills the lead capture form on your website a lead record is created for them in SugarCRM instantly.


You can now contact the lead or start tailoring their user journey with personalized content. Any lead details are available in Magnolia for targeting. Use them to offer relevant content. For example, if the lead has already visited your product page you could show them a video next, or point out the location of the nearest retail store since you know the visitor's city.


Who is this masked man...err...solution?

Who hasn't read a cheesy comic book with a story about some place or thing being in trouble? Well we figured what better way to introduce this new kid on the block with that same premise.

Introducing Fanatical Chat with Intercom.

  • Communicate with customers and leads
  • Send targeted messages at the right time
  • Works great with Sugar

And please, watch this super cheesy video. We invested millions into it. OK, thousands. Fine, nineteen dollars.

Help put us on main stage at SugarCon 2017!!

Vote for us to win "Crowd Pleaser" by clicking the "Like" at the top of the page!

To learn more about our app, visitFanatical Chat with Intercom

From sales proposals, case studies and contracts, PandaDoc allows your to create customizable documents directly from Sugar CRM!

PandaDoc comes with a pre-built library of hundreds of document templates that are ready to use inside of your SugarCRM account. You can easily customize these templates and add new ones to create a robust library of branded templates for your sales team.  PandaDoc’s electronic signatures are easy to use and legally binding. Your prospects will be able to view and sign your proposals from anywhere without having to install specialized software.

Populate documents with customer and product details, reducing errors and saving your sales team time.

Document analytics allow sales reps and managers to know when proposals are sent, viewed, and signed.

The drag & drop document builder makes it easy to create new documents inside Sugar. Reps can embed images, product sheets, and videos right inside their proposals. Who Uses PandaDoc in Sugar?

  • Sales Representatives
  • Sales Executives
  • Marketing Directors

Help put us on main stage at SugarCon 2017!!

Vote for us to win "Crowd Pleaser" by clicking the "Like" at the top of the page!

To learn more about our app, visit our listing on SugarExchangePandaDoc