Mar
'17

Every sales manager wants to inspire their sales reps but it’s not always as easy as it sounds. With limited hours and a multitude of responsibilities, it’s often hard enough to just make it through the day, let alone be inspiring while doing it. In order to do this, you need people who are inwardly inspired and motivate to contribute to the organization's goals.

10 Quick Ways to Inspire Great Performance, Daily!
Mar
'17

Over the last couple of years, we’ve had a blast building an incredible product, selling it to some of the leading companies in the world and continuing to refine and perfect it. This week, we got to show it off to a whole new audience in Amsterdam.

Salesforce World Tour — Amsterdam
Mar
'17

How to Create Cohesion in Sales Teams

Written by David Smith

A cohesive environment increases employee satisfaction and builds teamwork towards organizational objectives. Common goals and mission-driven targets are key, but here are a few more things that will help create cohesion in your sales teams.

How to Create Cohesion in Sales Teams
Mar
'17

Leadership is the most important skill in management. Do you have what it takes to set goals, measure progress, create vision and reward performance without overburdening your employees?

5 Ways to Lead Your Sales Teams from the Front
Feb
'17

Sales is a numbers game. It's all about generating enough activity on the right targets and making the data visible, understandable and instantly available. Here are 5 of our favorite leaderboards and why we use them.

5 Sales Metrics Every Leaderboard Should Measure
Feb
'17

We're proud to announce that we've been selected as a Finalist in the Best Product Category for the 2017 Sales Innovation Expo in London on March 28 & 29. Here's a bit about the passion behind our product, what sets us apart and why we believe we're a strong contender to WIN!

SalesScreen Selected as Finalist for Best Product Category at Sales Innovation Expo
Feb
'17

Strong company culture has gone from a “nice to have” to a “must” as millennials have taken their place as the largest demographic in the workforce. But, how can you build great culture? And what does it mean?

4 Quick Steps to Build a Thriving Sales Culture
Feb
'17

Valentine's Day is all about sharing the love. Share it with your employees and share it with your customers. Here are 14 brilliant ideas to let the people you care about know that you love them. Happy Valentines Day!

14 Easy Ways to Love Your Team & Customers
Feb
'17

Although by definition sales management sounds simple, it is anything but that. Over the years, sales managers have tried numerous solutions to incentive performance... however, the traditional solutions are slow, cumbersome, and difficult to measure properly. Here's how gamification provides a solution.

How Gamification Simplifies Sales Management
Feb
'17

New eBook: Motivating Millennials

Written by David Smith

A new generation is taking over the workplace. Are you prepared? Millennials will make up almost 50% of the global workforce in 2020 and 75% in 2025. What defines this generation and how are they motivated? In this eBook, we show you how to understand, motivate, recognize, engage this generation.

New eBook: Motivating Millennials
Feb
'17

Brand New Dashboard Design!

Written by David Smith

One of the best parts about SalesScreen has been completely revamped. Our entire data visualization dashboard has been completely redesigned based on customer feedback. It's now even easier to see, understand and act on your sales data. Check it out!

Brand New Dashboard Design!
Jan
'17

The 3 Types of Customer Brand Loyalty

Written by David Smith

Have you ever wondered what drives different customer segments to purchase your product time and time again? Or, perhaps you’ve wondered why customers seem to prefer your competitors’ products even though they seem to be inferior? Here, we take a look at brand loyalty and how you can use it to drive value.

The 3 Types of Customer Brand Loyalty
Jan
'17

Coffee is for Listeners

Written by David Smith

Listening is a vital skill in sales, but it's often the one that gets rushed, half-assed or done improperly. If you don't take the time to understand and educate, how can you possibly hope to solve a problem... and problem solving is what sales is all about, right?

Coffee is for Listeners
Jan
'17

Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with the everyday challenges of working in sales. Phones ringing off the hook, meetings, emails to answer, tons of software systems, and so much more... Our first blog performed so well that we wrote 10 MORE tips to help you get the most productivity out of those precious few hours.

10 (MORE) Ways to Boost the Productivity of Your Sales Team
Jan
'17

Press Release: SalesScreen and Headshed Cube combine to make sales data intuitive, flexible, and rewarding. By integrating, these apps will help customers understand data, optimize campaigns in real-time, increase productivity, and drive engagement on key goals.

SalesScreen Integrates with Headshed Cube
Jan
'17

Once upon a time, sales managers used things like a sales bell, whiteboards and excel spreadsheets to measure performance and recognize sales reps. Welcome to the 21st century and the evolution of sales performance management. Instant feedback, real-time sales contests, live celebrations and mobile data are the way forward.

The Evolution of Sales Performance Management
Dec
'16

With the holidays here in full-swing, most sales managers are looking for ways to keep employees focused on the final goal of finishing the year strong. Many are also probably looking at their numbers and wondering what they could do better next year. Here are some brilliant tips to finish 2016 strong and start 2017 right.

6 Quick Ways to Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Sales Offices
Dec
'16

Motivating Millennials: Part 4

Written by David Smith

A top reason that causes millennials to leave their employer is decreased engagement and motivation that results from jobs which do not allow millennials to put their skills to use. Here are 6 tips to help you get the most out of your millennial workforce.

Motivating Millennials: Part 4
Dec
'16

Motivating Millennials: Part 3

Written by David Smith

Millennials are driven by values and are intrinsically motivated, which means that if they are unsatisfied at work, they are more likely to leave. Turnover amongst this generation is shockingly high and expensive. Here are some tips to help you understand, engage and motivate your millennial workforce.

Motivating Millennials: Part 3
Dec
'16

Motivating Millennials: Part 2

Written by David Smith

While parody songs and social media reports often label millennials as lazy, self-centered and disengaged, we believe that this generation will prove to be quite the opposite. In fact, we believe that Gen Y will be the most productive, service-oriented, technologically capable generation in history. Read this blog to learn why...

Motivating Millennials: Part 2
Nov
'16

Motivating Millennials: Part 1

Written by David Smith

Millennials will make up nearly half of the global workforce by 2020 and Gen Z is just behind them. In this blog, we explain how to build momentum, vision, professional development and recognition that will keep your millennial employees feeling empowered, appreciated and purposeful.

Motivating Millennials: Part 1
Nov
'16

Press Release: SalesScreen, Inc. Launches Operations in United States, expanding the reach of their sales enablement platform throughout North America.

Dogu Announces SalesScreen, Inc. in USA
Nov
'16

Press Release: Dogu AS Announces SalesScreen on the Salesforce AppExchange, the world's leading enterprise apps marketplace. By launching on the Salesforce AppExchange, SalesScreen will help more of its customers boost CRM data entry, increase productivity, and drive engagement.

SalesScreen on the Salesforce AppExchange
Nov
'16

Updated Sales Competitions

Written by David Smith

Companies often use sales contests to achieve objectives such as to motivate salespeople, drive key activities, and boost sales. Over the past few months, our product team has been working around the clock to redefine, reimagine and rebuild our Competition module. Now, we’d like to give you an inside look at what’s in store.

Updated Sales Competitions
Oct
'16

Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with the everyday challenges of working in sales. Phones ringing off the hook, meetings, emails to answer, tons of software systems, and so much more... So, here are a few tips to help you get the most productivity out of those precious few hours.

10 Ways to Boost the Productivity of Your Sales Team
Oct
'16

Sales contests are an essential part of any sales manager's toolkit due to their ability to drive fun, cohesion, and performance increases on desired targets. However, running effective sales contests and coming up with new ways to drive results is not necessarily so clear. We're here to help.

7 Tips to Create a Great Sales Contest
Sep
'16

Halloween Sales Competition

Written by David Smith

Halloween is just around the corner and we wanted to give sales teams a great way to bring a little extra fun and laughs into the office. So, we’re proud to announce the launch of our new “Trick or Treat” themed sales competition. Win, swap and steal prizes until time runs out... and try not to get tricked!!!

Halloween Sales Competition
Sep
'16

Modern gamification has achieved explosive popularity due to its ability to instantly recognize, reward and display performance data. In this article, we take a quick look into what sales gamifictaion is and why it works.

What the Heck Is Sales Gamification?!?!
Sep
'16

5 Tips for Closing More Deals Faster

Written by Guest Blog

In this article, we offer 5 excellent tips on how to close deals and make negotiations easier than ever before. Here are a few tips to help you identify leads, create goals, emphasize urgency, instill confidence and manage time.

5 Tips for Closing More Deals Faster
Sep
'16

4 Steps to Build Great Sales Teams

Written by David Smith

Sales is the backbone of business. That's a no-brainer. However, building great sales teams who can prospect, qualify and regularly hit or exceed their quotas is not so simple. So, we sat down with some of our customers to learn what it takes to build great sales teams who are engaged, motivated and consistently hitting targets.

4 Steps to Build Great Sales Teams
Aug
'16

Every sales organization in the world has at least one common goal: to have happier and more engaged employees without huge salaries. That sounds difficult to achieve but it's truly not so hard. Here's how to make it happen.

How to Increase Motivation without Increasing Salaries
Aug
'16

Due to advances in sales technologies and the ability to record, analyze and implement data-based lessons, the entire sales landscape has changed. As a result, sales roles have become more complex and demanding than ever before. Here's how to use this to your advantage.

5 Tips to Help You Maximize Your Sales Management Process
Jul
'16

Most salespeople are all too familiar with the old saying “cash is king”; however, you need more than just high bonuses to build a great sales culture. Here are 15 brilliant tips from professors at Stanford University that will help you get on the right track.

15 Easy Steps to Build a Winning Sales Culture
Jun
'16

SalesScreen is proud to announce the launch of our new eBook on Data-Driven gamification. In partnership with LeadDesk, we look at what data-driven gamification is, how it works and what results it can deliver for sales and customer service teams.

Our FREE Data-Driven Gamification eBook is Now Available
Jun
'16

12 Summer Prize Ideas for Sales Reps

Written by David Smith

As summer rolls around and the weather gets warm and sunny, you’re probably trying to come up with some fun ways to make the office a little more exciting and keep your salespeople engaged in their daily tasks. Here are 12 fun summer sales contest prize ideas to decorate the office, make work more fun and keep your sales reps focused on delivering on their quotas. From cheap to pricey, we cover a bit of everything.

12 Summer Prize Ideas for Sales Reps
May
'16

Race Yourself

Written by David Smith

Have you ever wished you could compare previous performance to your current performance? Well now you can and it’s sort of like playing Mario Kart… but for sales!

Race Yourself
May
'16

Why Gamification is Going Global

Written by David Smith

"Gamification" is a term that's been taking many industries around the globe by storm... but what is gamification, how does it work, why are people using it and how can you make gamification successful? Here, we answer these questions and provide a brief overview of just a few of the ways gamification is being used in enterprise, education and even fitness.

Why Gamification is Going Global
Apr
'16

Looking for a little extra inspiration to add to your SalesScreen celebration soundtracks? Check out these top 25 sales motivation songs! From classic rock to the hottest tracks of 2016, we've listed 25 of our favorite jams to help you celebrate in style.

SalesScreen Top 25 Sales Motivation Songs
Apr
'16

The Most Important Question in Sales

Written by David Smith

When selling a SaaS product, it’s easy to get caught up showing off all the bells, whistles and fancy features without even answering the most important question in sales. In fact, even many experienced sales reps fail to ask this one important question...

The Most Important Question in Sales
Apr
'16

Introducing... BATTLE MODE!!!!

Written by David Smith

Battle Mode is a brand new SalesScreen feature that allows individual sales reps to challenge each other in head-to-head sales competitions. Raise the stakes as much as you want and see who buys lunch or beer on Friday. Do you have what it takes to reign victorious???

Introducing... BATTLE MODE!!!!
Mar
'16

Gamification is a growing phenomenon across the globe in many different sectors. This blog takes a look at what gamification is, how it works, why it is achieving such great success and how it can be used to achieve business objectives.

5 Quick Questions & Answers about Global Gamification
Mar
'16

Generally speaking, 80% of your sales come from the top 20% of sales reps. Almost every sales team has rock stars, core performers and rookies. How can you change this and build a culture of cohesion, competition and recognition?

How Sales Gamification Can Turn Your Core Performers into Stars
Feb
'16

Confessions of a Sales Director: Part 2

Written by Kim Jakobsson

This is the second story in a series about lessons in sales. Our sales director, Kim, explains that the hardest part of building up a great sales team is finding the right people for the long run. Here are a few tips to help you find the champions.

Confessions of a Sales Director: Part 2
Feb
'16

What does it mean to have great company culture? What are some of the hallmarks, how can you develop them and what are some lessons learned in the process? We explain how structure, recognition and motivation can make the difference between sink or swim... and how sales motivation software can help you develop those while saving time and effort.

How to Build Great Company Culture with Sales Motivation Software
Feb
'16

Think Like A Customer - Part 1

Written by David Smith

Here at SalesScreen, we love to test and use our own product. It ensures that everyone has a deep understanding of the system and it allows us to "Think like a customer". This blog explains why we love our own product and how we are running a new sales competition every month for the entire year of 2016!

Think Like A Customer - Part 1
Feb
'16

Introducing the Ski Competition

Written by David Smith

As a Norwegian company, skiing is ingrained into every part of our culture. So, to honor our national past time, we have created a skiing sales competition. The next time you're in the office staring out at the snow, throw this baby up on the TV and see if you can win the ski contest!

Introducing the Ski Competition
Jan
'16

CRM systems are an incredible tool when used properly. However, many organizations struggle with user adoption issues. This blog and infographic explain some tips that can help avoid CRM implementation obstacles.

7 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your CRM System
Dec
'15

Having good design is absolutely critical to marketing and sales. Luckily, we have an incredible in-house graphic designer who manages to take our finger-paint gibberish and turn it into beautiful works of art. Today, we want to celebrate her role in making SalesScreen a success. Cheers to you, Alice!

The Importance of Having a Great Graphic Designer
Dec
'15

Confessions of a Sales Director: Part 1

Written by Kim Jakobsson

This is the first story in a series about falling in love with sales. In the late 90s our sales director, Kim, made his transition from normal boring 9-5 into a professional sales career. 15 years later, he is still doing what he loves.

Confessions of a Sales Director: Part 1
Dec
'15

Give the Gift of Sales Motivation

Written by David Smith

Sales motivation tools can help your teams to align behaviors with goals in order to accomplish what matters most. This year, we've created a list of our top 4 reasons to bring sales motivation software into your sales offices.

Give the Gift of Sales Motivation
Dec
'15

5 Ways to Make Holiday Sales More Fun

Written by David Smith

With the holidays coming just around the corner, every sales manager is wondering how to keep their sales reps focused and engaged in order to put a solid close on FY 15. Here's 5 key tips to keep your reps closing more deals this holiday season.

5 Ways to Make Holiday Sales More Fun
Nov
'15

Christmas Prize Competition

Written by David Smith

Here at SalesScreen, we wanted to create a very special sales competition to bring a little extra holiday cheer to your offices. You can unlock gifts for completing qualifying sales activities and even try to steal or swap gifts if you’re feeling extra naughty. Go ahead, take a sneak-peek at the video. Merry Christmas from us to you!

Christmas Prize Competition
Nov
'15

This time of year, many managers are wondering where they can find that perfect gift to reward and celebrate outstanding sales teams. Here's our top 16 picks. Ho Ho Ho!!!

16 Christmas Gift Ideas for Sales Reps
Oct
'15

SalesScreen will be joining Innovation Norway's Tech Incubator (TINC) in Silicon Valley from October 26 - November 20. The goal is to test the market, develop relationships, and ultimately expand sales and marketing operations into the USA. Follow along for updates.

SalesScreen to Join Innovation Norway for Tech Incubator in USA
Oct
'15

Gamification is changing the game in many industries. Sales, in particular, can benefit from unique features like real-time competitions, awards, leaderboards, and more. But, is it effective enough to drive ROI and can it boost sales even in Norway's struggling economy?

Gamification – Changing the Way Sales is Done
Oct
'15

Sales gamification software makes it easy for your sales regions to operate as a cohesive unit. Being separated doesn't have to be a barrier to growth and productivity. Learn how to stimulate your sales reps' competitive instincts with fun and engaging software to drive performance increases across the board.

How to Use Gamification to Bring Your Sales Teams Together
Aug
'15

At SalesScreen, we are always searching for new ways to help sales teams surpass their goals. Today, we are proud to announce the launch of two new features that aim to do exactly that. Events celebrate customizable sales milestones with TV celebrations and the "Build a Cabin" competition challenges sales teams to surpass their goals and be the first to build a real Norwegian cabin in the mountains.

Introducing Events and "Build a Cabin" Competition
Aug
'15

We are proud to announce the launch of our online webshop. Customers can now browse, preview, and unlock all SalesScreen content in one place. We have also implemented an online payment system.

Introducing SalesScreen Webshop & Online Payment
Jun
'15

SalesScreen Integration with Zapier

Written by David Smith

By making SalesScreen available on Zapier, we can now integrate with over 60 different CRM systems, including some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Zoho, SalesForce, SugarCRM, HubSpot, InfusionSoft, Intercom, Microsoft Dynamics, and PipeDrive.

SalesScreen Integration with Zapier
May
'15

Information is only useful when it is understood. Is your organization leveraging sales data in real-time to take action and drive performance?

Why Data Visualization Software is Changing the Sales Game
May
'15

At SalesScreen, we know that great sales teams don't just happen overnight; they are built from the ground up. By challenging your salespeople, integrating sales with marketing, taking care of your customers, establishing KPIs, and leveraging sales data, you can build winning sales teams quickly.

5 Steps to Creating a Winning Sales Team
Apr
'15

Creating a high-performing modern sales culture is key to building winning sales teams. In this HubSpot blog, Jim McDonough takes a look at 6 necessary elements, including: data driven, transparency, and competition.

The 6 Elements of a High-Performing Modern Sales Culture
Apr
'15

While our business model revolves around the belief that gamification poses great benefits to business and society, that does not necessarily mean that we are correct. So, we sat down with a leading gamification researcher from the Centre for Innovation in Bergen to get some of her thoughts on the future of gamification.

Gamification... Dying Trend or Growing Market?
Apr
'15

Introducing SalesScreen 2.0

Written by David Smith

After months of hard work, SalesScreen 2.0 is ready to launch. Packed with new features and designed to help your sales teams visualize their performance in new ways, SalesScreen 2.0 breathes new life into our most famous product.

Introducing SalesScreen 2.0
Mar
'15

Businesses are constantly searching for new ways to motivate and encourage their employees. Gamification can increase productivity and revenue while creating fun and excitement throughout the office. Read more to learn about what gamification is, how it works, and how it can help your company grow.

Gamification for Business: What is it and How Does it Work?
Nov
'14

SalesScreen App version 1.1 released

Written by Øystein Heimark

Today we are proud to present a major update to both the iOS and Android versions. In addition to fixing a number of known bugs and improving the overall stability of the application, we are announcing a couple of new features to make it even better.

SalesScreen App version 1.1 released