Collaboration and Email: The Survey Says…

Contatta, the only collaboration platform that includes email, sponsored a survey of nearly 1,200 Americans to find out exactly how they use email today, what causes them grief, and what they’re doing to ease the pain. The findings may surprise you, because even though most are unhappy with their current email, few are doing anything… Read More

My Empty Inbox

By “Empty Inbox,” I don’t mean that I don’t do email anymore.  I mean I have NO emails in my Inbox right now. By “Empty Inbox,” I don’t mean that I don’t do email anymore.  I mean I have NO emails in my Inbox right now.  None! I have used email ever since the early… Read More

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Positioning Contatta

In my last post I talked about how the positioning of ACT! came about. We went from describing it by all the things it did, to what it was–the best-selling contact manager. Contatta has been the hardest product I have ever been involved with to correctly position and message. SalesLogix, my second startup was actually… Read More

The Importance of Mentors

I was very fortunate to have had a few great mentors in my entrepreneurial career. I sought them out so I could learn from them. I was very fortunate to have had a few great mentors in my entrepreneurial career. I sought them out so I could learn from them. Even with Contatta, though I… Read More

How Much Revenue Are You Losing Through Your Inbox?

Most people dread opening their inbox first thing in the morning. The tsunami of low-priority emails that require responses “right now”, the 50 reply all messages congratulating Barbara on her promotion, or the sales pitches that seem to come in faster than you can delete them. And lost somewhere in all this madness, you have… Read More