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Finding the Right Sales Contest Software

· Jeremy Boudinet · 4 Minute Read

Sales contest software, also called sales gamification, is already making waves in 2015. Here are 8 sales contest software tools vying for market share right now.

March Madness is right around the corner -- and so is a favorite time for sales managers to capitalize on the excitement around filling out brackets, entering office pools, and watching Cinderella upsets. March makes for an excellent time to launch a brand-new sales contest, and for those who want to go above and beyond this year, we're here to help. 

Sales contests are an age-old strategy of injecting excitement, passion and inspiration into one's Sales Force. As we've written about numerous times here on the Ambition Blog, Sales Force motivation is hardly a naturally recurring phenomenon. It's something that must be nurtured and cultivated.

Fortunately, sales teams now possess a significantly greater number of tools they can utilize to run their sales contests and fuel team motivation. Salesforce productivity is the key benefit offered by sales contest software products, and Sales Managers attempting to use sales contests or game methodology to take their sales teams to the next level this month have a variety of options at their fingertips. Let's take a look at them, one-by-one.

Top Sales Contest Software Products for 2015

The following is a list of 8 sales contest software products currently popular with sales teams the world over. These products all run digital sales contests online and possessive unique features that can improve your Salesforce's productivity.

Ambition | The World's #1 Sales Productivity & Analytics Platform

Site: ambition.com

Integrations: Any data source.

Key Features: Ambition Score. Custom Objects and Metrics. Ambition TV. Leaderboards. Individual & Team Competitions. User Highlight Reel. Sales Anthems. Automated Reporting. Email notifications. Mobile App. Real-Time Data Tracking.

Major Customers: Dropbox. Coyote Logistics. Clayton Homes. 

Pricing: Contact us

LevelEleven | The Sales Performance Platform

LevelEleven

Site: leveleleven.com

Integrations: Salesforce. Salesforce Apps.

Key Features: Leaderboards. Competitions. Real-Time Data Tracking. Mobile App. TV. Salesforce Chatter groups. Email, Mobile and CRM notifications.

Major Customers: Kelly Services. Comcast. Stanley Black & Decker. 

Pricing: Mini: Starting at $40 user/month. Standard: Starting at $50. Power: Starting at $40. Enterprise: $12.5k    

Hoopla | Gamification Platform to Fuel Sales Team Performance

Site: http://hoopla.net

Integrations: Salesforce. Gainsight.

Key Features: TV. Leaderboards. Competitions. Mobile App. Real-Time Data Tracking. Email notifications.

Major Customers: Angie's List. Zillow. Experian. 

Pricing: Standard: $18 user/month. Advanced: $22 user/month. Unlimited: $28 user/month.

WideAngle | Sales Coaching Software

Site: https://wideangle.com/

Integrations: Salesforce.

Key Features: TV Leaderboards. Weekly briefs. Automated coaching. Real-time data tracking. Competitions.

Major Customers: General Electric. PGI. InsightPool.

Pricing: 1-3 Users: $150/month. 4-9 Users: $400/month. 10-25 Users: $900/month. 25+ users: Call for pricing.

FantasySalesTeam | Sales Gamification for Exceptional Sales Teams

Site: http://fantasysalesteam.com

Integrations: Any data source.

Key Features: Team competitions. TV. Leaderboards. Badges. Profiles. Performance charts. Mobile apps. Avatars. Smack Talk boards. Fan participation.

Major Customers: HP. Dell. Comcast.

Pricing: Standard: $20 user/month. TV: $5 user/month.

Bunchball | Gamification for the Enterprise

Bunchball

Site: http://bunchball.com

Integrations: Salesforce. BMC Remedyforce. IBM Connections. Jive. NICE Systems. SAP.

Key Features: TV. Leaderboards. Competitions. Mobile App. Real-Time Data Tracking. Recognition and Influence levels for users.

Major Customers: T-Mobile. Eloqua. USA Network.

Pricing: Standard: $18 user/month. Advanced: $22 user/month. Unlimited: $28 user/month.

Badgeville | The #1 Gamification Platform for the Enterprise

Badgeville

Site: http://badgeville.com

Integrations: Yammer. Sharepoint. Jive. IBM.

Key Features: TV. Leaderboards. Competitions. Mobile App. Real-Time Data Tracking. Digital recognition such as Badges and Level-Ups.

Major Customers: Samsung. Oracle. Kendall-Jackson.

Pricing: Standard: $18 user/month. Advanced: $22 user/month. Unlimited: $28 user/month.

Sparta | Sales Motivation 2.0

Sparta sales

Site: http://spartasales.com

Integrations: Zapier. API. 

Key Features: TV. Leaderboards. Competitions. Mobile App. Real-Time Data Tracking. Email notifications. Reporting.

Major Customers: MTG Radio Sweden. Eniro.

Pricing: Standard: $24 user/month. Professional: $49 user/month. Enterprise: Contact.

GamEffective​ | Gamify Performance

GamEffective

Site: http://gameffective.com

Integrations: Any data source. 

Key Features: Unique competitions (Narratives). User avatars. Mobile App.  

Major Customers: Yahoo! Microsoft. Panay.

Pricing: Contact.

Ambition: The Leader in Sales Contest Software

Ambition is a sales management platform that syncs every department, data source, and performance metric in your organization on one system.

Ambition's drag-and-drop interface lets non-technical sales leaders create custom scorecards, sales contests, reports, and TVs to drive results.

  

Ambition is endorsed by Harvard Business Review, AA-ISP (the Global Inside Sales Organization), and USA Today as a proven solution for increasing sales team recognition opportunities. Hear from our clients below.

Watch Testimonials:

  1. FiveStars: Adam Wall. Sr. Manager of Sales Operations . 
  2. Filemaker: Brad Freitag. Vice-President of Worldwide Sales.
  3. Outreach: Mark Kosoglow. Vice-President of Sales.
  4. Cell Marque: Lauren Hopson. Director of Sales & Marketing.
  5. Access America Transport: Ted Alling. Chief Executive Officer.

Watch Product Walkthroughs:

  1. ChowNow. Led by Vice-President of Sales, Drew Woodcock.
  2. Outreach. Led by Sales Development Manager, Alex Lynn.
  3. AMX Logistics. Led by Executive Vice-President ,Jared Moore.

Read Case Studies:

  1. Clayton HomesHBR finds triple-digit growth in 3 sales efficiency metrics. 
  2. Coyote Logistics: Monthly revenue per broker grew $525 in 6 months.
  3. Peek: Monthly sales activity volume grew 142% in 6 months.
  4. Vorsight: Monthly sales conversations grew 300% in 6 months.

Contact us to learn how Ambition can impact your sales organization today.

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