Beringer Associates Technology Blog

Monthly Archives: June 2014

In today’s marketplace, distributors must provide their employees with all the tools necessary to get and maintain a competitive advantage. Deploying mobile sales applications is one of the ways to accomplish this goal and help distributor close more deals. So what are mobile sales technologies? They are software solutions

Share
.

Wholesale distributors often have two separate sales representative groups that limit how productive each can be when they require immediate access to important data related to customers.

Share

Forrester research has announced that we have entered a new era that they call the age of the customer. While many distributors may say that they are customer centric or that the customer is always right this is much different. The new power of the

Share
Microsoft recently launched various updates to its Dynamics CRM solution.

Microsoft Dynamics is one of the more popular customer relationship management tools available, constantly updating to help businesses support their clients’ needs with greater precision.

Share

5 ways a CRM Can Help Manage Sales and Grow the Bottom-line (part two) In part one of this article I outlined the five ways a CRM solution can assist in managing a sales pipeline. Let’s dig a little deeper into these areas.   Let’s

Share
Cloud computing has placed great emphasis on end-users, rather than hardware and software.

Cloud computing: It’s a phrase that has given new meaning to the current IT landscape. For years, the industry was defined by the hardware and software used throughout businesses. Today, cloud services have made it more about the end-users accessing the technology on a daily

Share

Whether we like it or not social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are having a tremendous impact on the Wholesale distribution industry. In a recent Business week article it was noted that two-thirds of American consumers use social networking sites, and they’re talking 24/7 about great service or insolent reps, smart branding, and shameless attempts at manipulation.

Share

Most businesses know about Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. These tools have become synonymous with how companies operate, whether it is to produce documents, track financial data or create presentations for important meetings. What many organizations are still getting used to,

Share
Microsoft has made some major acquisitions in recent years, including Skype.

Microsoft has a wide range of enterprise solutions that help companies support everyday operations. From computer operating systems to customer relationship management suites to cloud computing services to Office software, the tech giant remains a fixture in the IT industry. As impressive as Microsoft’s portfolio

Share
Small business owners can take advantage of IT without deep knowledge of such solutions.

Small businesses don’t need their own IT department to succeed and come from all types of backgrounds. These companies are unique entities that are not as knowledgeable regarding everything related to IT.

Share