Category Archives: Tips

2 Ways to Increase Your Sales via Business Card Management

When selling to companies, explaining and selling the product is often time consuming and laborious; it is rare for prospective clients to swiftly enter into a contract. Due to this, it is useful to be able to transpose numerous different types of information about prospective clients into a database and, from there, develop a suitable sales strategy. Creating effective ideas from this kind of inf…

How to Use Business Cards as Leads, and Increase Your Sales

First, create an inventory of the cards your sales team has, then try re-approaching these individuals! The best way may well be to send group emails. 1. Put your business cards together in one placeThe first step is to put all of the business cards that your people have collected together in one place.Following this, take out the cards of companies who have already made orders.Lastly, group the b…

How to Compare Sources for Finding Leads

November 17, 2015
In business to business sales, we often see the following ways of finding leads: Exhibiting at a trade show Attracting inquiries from a website Purchasing lists of potentials and doing telemarketing Using agents to sell your products Holding seminars, whether just by your company or jointly with other companies Emailing or sending advertisementsAs you can see, there are many different approaches, …

Compare Different Marketing Approaches, with Outlining the Importance of Business Card Management

November 4, 2015
Which is more likely to lead to a sale: a sales appointment made over the telephone or an inquiry via a website? Generally, it is said that it takes a long time to get to the point of placing an order when selling to businesses. The information gatherer and the decision maker are often in different places, and a considerable amount of time is spent comparing your product to those of your comp…

Engaging Attendees at Trade Shows: 4 Must-know Tips

July 2, 2015
For many industries, trade shows are a necessary evil event.With a booth you can brand, you can make new connections, get new leads, and sell. At its core, however, it’s still an interaction with people, so no matter how pretty your booth looks or how awesome your demo video is, if you don’t know how to handle the people, it’ll be a waste of time. Here are four tips to to get you…

Hire a Business Card Wizard for Your Company

June 23, 2015
Imagine: 1 person able to connect the dots to new business across all of a company’s contacts.That sounds like it would be pretty magical, doesn’t it?How many business cards has your company amassed? Where are they now? Do they get used?Theres no way employee A knows every person who has exchanged cards with that the random guy B in accounting…but what if someone did? With that i…

Sansan Featured in Zapier’s Update Blog

May 21, 2015
A few weeks ago we wrote about Sansan getting integrated with Zapier to connect business card scanning and digitization with over 300 other applications and tools! Now, Zapier has their own short article about the integration as well. Go check it out!https://zapier.com/zapbook/updates/456/sansan-integrations/ Stay tuned for more major Sansan integrations!Want to know more about how Sansan can

Connect Business Card Contacts with Other Tools: Open API and Official Partnership Announcement

May 14, 2015
Sansan’s API is Open, with Microsoft, Salesforce, Zoho, and more already partnered!Huge news here at Sansan!Yesterday, Tuesday May 12th, Sansan issued a press release in Tokyo to announce its new Open API, along with several official partnerships for service integration, including but not limited to Salesforce, Microsoft, Zoho, and SAP. This development and new release is a huge step towards…

New Sansan + Zapier Release: Use your Sansan Contacts in 300+ Other Services

April 28, 2015
Connect business cards to over 300 other services, hands free and automatically!As of just last week, we at Sansan have rolled out the first step in a new initiative of creating a more open integration of Sansan’s business card scanning and sharing service. We aim to turn business card management into an integral part of business infrastructure.This first step is through integrating with a c…

Business Card Roundup: 4 Sites for Professional Info and Creative Inspiration

March 10, 2015
Professional Information and Creative Inspiration, for Business CardsHere at Sansan, we aren’t just passionate about making business cards an integral part of business infrastructure and efficient digitally, but hold the view that business cards can be a way to express your business’s brand and identity. They can be powerful marketing and advertising tools when you think past just usin…