If you’ve read our blogs before, you’ll know we’re huge fans of Slack.
We’ve written about how it helps improve transparency on your team. We’ve covered why companies love using it so much. We’ve even talked about the common complaints that pop up from Slack users, and how to solve them.
And one of the reasons why Slack has seen so much success – it boasts over 8 million active daily users as of May 2018 – is its customizability.
No, we’re not talking about changing colour schemes and editing your profile. We’re talking about the apps, bots and integrations you can add onto your Slack experience to make your team close more deals and be more productive.
There are thousands of apps out there, from document management and CRM integrations to high fives and birthday reminders. How do you choose which are best for your sales team?
We’ve done the legwork for you in our Ultimate List of Slack Apps for Sales. Here’s a sneak peek of some of our favourites (though they’re all fantastic):
Stay up-to-date with deals
Featured pick: Troops
Troops lets your reps access Salesforce data while they’re in Slack, so they can update and manage records, create alerts, and pull records, without swapping windows. We also love their built-in sales gong, a smart way to celebrate wins with your team.
Get it here: www.troops.ai/integrations/slack-salesforce
Crush your social selling game
Featured pick: DrumUp
How do you find the right content to share? DrumUp helps reps discover relevant content with a daily digest of top industry insights, and share with followers across social media channels right from Slack.
Get it here: www.drumup.io
Talk with customers in real-time
Featured pick: Drift
Known for powering live chat directly within websites, Drift offers an integration that notifies your reps when a message comes in and enables them to respond in Slack. If you use Drift on your site already, this one’s a no-brainer.
Get it here: www.drift.com/slack
Work together to succeed together
Featured pick: Trello
Trello is a productivity platform used by millions to help manage tasks, create collaborative workflows, and share plans. Bring that functionality into your Slack channels with their app that allows teams to add, join, modify and share Trello cards and boards.
Get it here: www.trello.com/platforms/slack
Give credit where credit is due
Featured pick: HeyTaco!
Tacos are delicious. They’re also a way for your team members to thank or congratulate each other thanks to HeyTaco!, an app that’s helping more than 4,000 teams celebrate wins – and have a little fun along the way.
Get it here: www.heytaco.chat
All your knowledge in one place
Featured pick: Kiite
Not to toot our own horn, but putting your company’s knowledge at your reps’ fingertips is our specialty. They ask a question, we provide the answer, saving your reps time looking through documents or conversations, or answering the same questions over and over.
Get it here: www.kiite.ai
Monitor your communications
Featured pick: Klenty
Klenty is a pretty full-featured app, but email activity monitoring is one of our favourite uses. Through their Slack integration, your team can track and share opens, clicks and replies with real-time notifications.
Get it here: www.klenty.com/slack-app-integration
Share and learn from insights and analytics
Featured pick: Chorus.ai
Give your reps insight into what makes your best reps excel with this Slack integration that lets reps review and share snippets from their meetings, get daily updates on call highlights, and gain insights on their progress.
Get it here: static.chorus.ai/slack/index.html
Engage leads and close more sales
Featured pick: Scribe
Calling itself “the modern sales teams’ favourite conversational sales assistant,” Scribe does a lot. From alerting reps every time a lead takes action to automating replies, it makes sure your team provides the best service possible – and helps you close more sales as a result.
Get it here: www.tryscribe.com/slack-app
Automate the stuff that wastes time
Featured pick: Zapier
With support for more than 1,000 apps like Gmail, HubSpot, Asana, and Shopify, Zapier is a one-stop-shop that turns your Slack into a central command that spans your sales enablement and technology stack.
Get it here: www.zapier.com/apps/slack/integrations
Want more? We’ve got 48 favourites picked out for you. For the full list, download our Ultimate List of Slack Apps for Sales.
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