Introduction to Sales Cloud
Sales Cloud, a part of the SFDC platform which mainly focuses on improving the output of the sales team of an organization and hence increasing the sales. It is one of a kind that is better as compared to other sales methods, as it provides both the account information of the customer as well as the data gathered from the social platforms about the product and customer. It helps in determining the potential of a sales lead and closing the sales faster. Salesforce.com provides 5 versions of the sales cloud on a per user per month basis. Further SFDC provides 3 levels of support for the cloud.
Following are the key features for the sales cloud:-
It gives us complete information on customers including previous communications, discussions, key contact numbers, and emails.
It helps to create and change quotes in response to sales interaction and deal scenarios.
It gives alerts on active leads and develops personalized campaigns.
Helps in assigning the leads to the right people and tracks the campaigns.
Reports and Dashboards
It helps to create dashboards that can be drilled down for further information. It leads to faster decisions.
Gives a proper view of the sales forecast which can be adjusted, based on real-time data.
Workflow and Approvals
It helps in simplifying the approval process and automate any business process by using the visual drag and the drop interface.
It helps in creating different territory models and apply rules to them.
Files Sync and Share
Search, share and find files faster. It leads to greater collaboration.
Sales Performance Management
It helps in creating a link between sales data and sales goals. It also helps in creating performance summaries.
It helps in easily connecting with partners and giving them a view of sales performance figures. It also helps in easy onboarding, training and promoting sales partners.