Hey '19: Another year of making work easier with Troops

Posted by Dan on Dec 30, 2019 7:14:30 PM

When we started Troops we told people we wanted to make work easy. Turns out, when you’re building a company from scratch, it’s anything but easy. But over the past year, the Troops team kept marching on towards our mission and we’ve made great progress with hundreds of partners and thousands of people using Troops each and every day.

At Troops, we still want to make work easy and make work more human. As we enter a new decade, more than ever, the tools we use at work and the software we interact with to do our jobs should adapt to humans instead of requiring humans to adapt to outdated, hard to use software. 

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Topics: "Troops News", Troops, Slack, Product, Troops Updates, Sales Leaders, Sales, 2019 Year in Review

What Is Sales Operations and Why You Need It

Posted by Scott on Oct 18, 2016 7:28:07 PM

If you're in or around the world of high-growth technology companies, maybe you've noticed an increasing demand for Sales Operations, and business operations more broadly.

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Topics: Sales, Sales Operations

The Birth of the AI Powered Salesperson

Posted by Scott on Sep 27, 2016 7:31:37 PM

Last week, Salesforce announced Einstein - their upcoming project to introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI) to their platform. This announcement is significant in bringing AI to the center of the sales ecosystem.

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Topics: Troops, Product, Chat Bots, Sales

6 Lessons Learned Using Preselling To Guide Product Development

Posted by Scott on Sep 13, 2016 3:13:26 PM

A lot of very smart people believe early stage startups are more poised to succeed if they have a very product-heavy team comprised of engineers and designers...

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Topics: Troops, Sales Strategy, Product, Sales Development, Sales

How to Close More Deals With The Neighborhood Technique

Posted by Scott on Aug 30, 2016 5:17:18 PM

Despite what modern screen share jockeys will tell you, sometimes it takes a little face time to get a customer across the finish line.

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Topics: Sales Strategy, Best Practices, Sales Development, Sales

11 Tools for the Modern Sales Rep

Posted by Walter Chen on Aug 16, 2016 9:29:00 PM

This week on the Troops' blog we have a guest post from Walter Chen, Founder and CEO of iDoneThis  Walter dives in on 11 sales rep tools that are must-haves to stay ahead of the competition...

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Topics: Slack, Sales Strategy, Best Practices, Sales Development, Sales

What A Deep Tissue Massage Can Teach You About Giving A Killer Presentation

Posted by Scott on Aug 9, 2016 8:07:42 PM

If I cry is this lady going to judge me?

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Topics: Sales Strategy, Best Practices, Sales Development, Sales

Sales Styles: How to Have Hard Conversations Without Polarizing Prospects

Posted by Scott on Jul 19, 2016 6:33:14 PM

How do you tell a prospect something hard to hear without polarizing them...especially if you’re not naturally a “challenger” type person?

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Topics: Best Practices, Sales Development, Sales

13 Slack Tips & Use Cases From Sales Teams On Slack

Posted by Scott on Jul 6, 2016 6:53:01 AM

There's a reason Slack has skyrocketed from $0 to a $4 billion dollar valuation in a just a few years...

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Topics: Slack, Best Practices, Sales

3 Unique Ways to Personalize Emails & Create Brand Loyalty

Posted by Scott on Jun 13, 2016 11:49:25 PM

Most people you’re reaching out to are dying to be delighted and entertained.

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Topics: Best Practices, Sales Development, Email, Sales