How you go about lead management in Salesforce is one of the most critical keys to success for any organization running on the Salesforce CRM. The speed and accuracy with which you create, distribute and respond to leads will effectively determine your conversion rates and, ultimately, your sales revenues.
Keeping lead response times to a minimum is critical to maximizing lead conversion rates. Your Salesforce lead assignment system could hold the key. According to the Harvard Business Review, you are 400 times more likely to convert a lead if you respond within the first 5 minutes. But most organizations aren’t even responding to leads within an hour, let alone 5 minutes.
In any sales scenario, load-balancing is critical. It’s no use queuing a lead for your best rep if they’re already working on loads of high priority leads. By the same token, you don’t want a rep sat idle just because they are less experienced
This well-known company helps its clients to improve their credit scores and secure finance. They were struggling to manage the sheer volume of inbound enquiries and they needed a quick solution to turn their sales team into a high-performing and optimized team
If you have worked in Sales for some time, it should be no surprise that not all leads are created equal. Some leads are warmer than others, some need quicker response times and others have far more sales potential attached to them. With this in mind, there are many benefits of scoring inbound Salesforce leads and setting up lead scoring in SFDC.
Creating assignment rules in Salesforce is a straightforward process and having them active can positively impact the bottom line of the most successful sales team. That’s why we’ve collated examples of the most popular types of assignment rules, so you can learn how fellow organisations are managing their assignment processes.
A strong lead generation program is an essential component of any growth strategy, and when the leads start rolling in you might be tempted to assume that you’re well on the way to achieving, or even over-achieving, your ambitious growth targets. But generating the leads is really only half the story. Leads need to be converted.