4 Steps to Smarter Sales Metrics
Aug. 26, 2014
Your sales metrics tell the tale of how your sales reps are performing, whether your sales process is working, and the overall vitality of your Sales Department. Here are five easy steps to developing smarter, more sophisticated, and easily understood metrics for your sales team.
5 Mantras of Salesforce & Fantasy Football Management
Aug. 26, 2014
Managing a Salesforce and managing a Fantasy Football team can be equal parts fun, frustrating, rewarding and challenging. Here are 5 key insights meant for those brave enough to manage both simultaneously.
Improving Salesforce Adoption & Performance
Aug. 21, 2014
CRM usage is a major issue for many organizations, especially within their Sales Departments. We spoke with Ben McCarthy, Salesforce specialist and owner of the highly-popular Salesforce Ben website, to discuss best practices in CRM adoption and optimization.
A Fantasy Football Lover's Guide to Your Sales Force
Aug. 18, 2014
Which Fantasy Football Archetypes Are On Your Sales Team? The Ambition Blog profiled 20 NFL players of all shapes and sizes to provide a list of every conceivable persona on both your Fantasy Squad and your Sales Team. From the Workhorse to the Underachiever, they're all here.
The State of the American Workplace: 2004 - 2014
Aug. 12, 2014
The arrival of Millennials, advanced technology, new values, and data analytics to the workforce has had a significant impact on the workplace over the past decade. Here's what to expect going forward.
The Sales Manager Enablement Platform
Aug. 11, 2014
This is your introduction to Ambition, a sales productivity platform that incorporates sales contests, advanced sales metrics, and actionable intelligence into an all-in-one performance enhancement suite for your workforce.
Best Practices in Graphing Sales Metrics
Aug. 7, 2014
Think looks don't matter when it comes to displaying your Salesforce's performance analytics? Think again. Here are the best practices in graphing the numbers chronicling your Sales Department's performance.
Ambition Integrates With Yesware to Drive Email Metrics
Aug. 4, 2014
Yesware is one of the hottest technologies in the Sales world today. We like to think that Ambition is, too. Here's how both products work seamlessly together to give maximum positive reinforcement and motivation to your Salesforce.
Y Combinator Demo Day Fundraising Tips
July 29, 2014
Demo Day and Fundraising at Y Combinator are at once thrilling and harrowing experiences. Ambition Co-Founder and COO Brian Trautschold calms nerves and drops knowledge on how to dominate these two pivotal aspects of the Y Combinator experience.
Unlocking Inside Sales with AA-ISP's Leading Chapter President
July 23, 2014
The Orange County Chapter of the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals earned Chapter of the Year last year, and we brought on Chapter President Dionne Mischler to find out how. Dionne gives her insights into all things Sales Management best practices.
How Fitzmark Uses Ambition: 11 Videos
April 3, 2017 | Ambition
11 video excerpts from our live platform walkthrough with Fitzmark Sr. Director of Corporate Strategy & Execution, Trent Roberts.
The Sales Influencer Series Presents: John Barrows
Oct. 15, 2014 | Interviews
John Barrows joins the Ambition Blog for the very first episode of the Sales Influencer Series. Barrows is one of the most respected men in the Sales Profession right now, and he shares his insights on motivating millennial sales reps, using sales technology wisely, and effectively managing a Salesforce in 2015 and beyond.
Introducing the Ambition Sales Influencer Series
Oct. 2, 2014 | Interviews
The Sales Influencer Series is Ambition's first-ever interview series with elite Sales professionals. See how we're changing the game in providing quality sales content.
Meet the Ambition Team
Dec. 17, 2014 | Ambition
Meet the team behind the scenes of one of enterprise software's fastest growing startups. These are the 16 team members leading Ambition into 2014.
The Next Level of Sales Motivation is Here
Nov. 30, 2014 | Ambition
Gamification is preparing to enter a new phase of innovation, and Ambition is on the cutting-edge. Find out the principles that will drive enterprise gamification and its ability to add value to organizations in the forthcoming years.
Meet Ambition Reports
Oct. 20, 2014 | Ambition
Ambition Insights represents the cutting edge of business intelligence. As a sales productivity tool, Ambition is the first in its class to bring actionable intelligence into your workforce's productivity software. This is Ambition Insights.
Fleming - Making Datetime Manipulation in Python Easy
Feb. 4, 2014 | Ambition
Ambition CTO Wes Kendall introduces Fleming, a Python library from Ambition that helps with datetime manipulations with respect to timezones.
Django 1.6.1 Upgrade: An Initial Look
Dec. 17, 2013 | Ambition
Ambition Co-Founder and CEO Travis Truett discussed a major Django upgrade undertaken by the Ambition engineering team, in the first ever Ambition Blog post.