CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 19, 2015 -- Today, leading inbound marketing and sales software company HubSpot, announced Sidekick for Business, a premium version of its original sales acceleration tool, Sidekick. Sidekick for Business is designed to help sales teams prospect, connect, and engage with sales leads in a more relevant way.
Sidekick for Business gives users unlimited access to the core inbox productivity and prospect insight tools of the original Sidekick product: real-time notifications, contact and company profiles, and integration with their CRM system. In addition, Sidekick for Business provides sales teams with insight into which tactics in their emails, documents, presentations, and phone calls are most effective, freeing up valuable selling time in the process.
“The way people shop and buy has changed, and it's time for the sales process to change as well,” said Brian Halligan, HubSpot CEO and co-founder. “We’re introducing Sidekick for Business for teams looking to deliver a more relevant, insight-driven, and effective sales process to potential customers, while making it easier for sales reps to do their jobs.”
In addition to saving time for sales reps, Sidekick for Business gives managers and VPs insight into which tactics they should propagate across their entire teams by providing analytics for parts of the sales process unmeasured before by most sales teams. Sidekick for Business also gives marketers insight into which presentation materials and collateral are used the most by and perform best for sales, driving further marketing and sales alignment.
New features of Sidekick for Business include:
• Personalized, easy-to-create email templates available to reps within their Gmail or Outlook inbox • Powerful, unified document management that give sales reps and marketers one up-to-date library of content that reps can easily share from, or present to prospects in real time • Effectiveness reporting for both email templates and sales collateral that gives sales teams and marketers valuable insight into buyer engagement • Prioritized call queueing, offering call integration directly within the web browser that automatically records and logs calls to CRM
Shopify uses Sidekick for Business and HubSpot CRM. Loren Padelford, Head Sales Scientist at Shopify said, “Sales is now less about magic and more about science. Sidekick for Business gives us the data we need to understand what is working in our sales process and amplify it across the rest of our team. Our sales team picked the tools up and started using them in an hour. They have literally taken root at the core of our sales process."
Sidekick for Business is available for $50 per user per month and works in harmony with HubSpot CRM or Salesforce and connects to popular email platforms like Gmail, Outlook for Windows, and Apple Mail. To learn more, visit www.getsidekick.com/sales-teams.
HubSpot is the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Since 2006, HubSpot has been on a mission to make the world more inbound. Today, over 15,000 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot’s software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. HubSpot’s inbound marketing software, ranked #1 in customer satisfaction by VentureBeat and G2Crowd, includes social media publishing and monitoring, blogging, SEO, website content management, email marketing, marketing automation, and reporting and analytics, all in one integrated platform. Sidekick, HubSpot’s award-winning sales application, enables sales and service teams to have more effective conversations with leads, prospects, and customers. HubSpot is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with offices in Dublin, Ireland, and Sydney, Australia, and has been recognized by Inc., Forbes, and Deloitte as one of the world’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more at www.hubspot.com
Originally published May 19, 2015 11:00:00 AM, updated July 02 2015