Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk is the VP of Marketing at Tovala. She has over 10 years of progressive digital, brand, and product marketing experience at B2B (SaaS and marketplaces) and B2C (e-commerce) early stage and growth technology startups. Prior to joining Tovala, she was the Director of Marketing at Toptal, VP of Marketing at Chicago-based customer loyalty platform Belly, and Content Marketing Manager for San Francisco-based Base CRM (acquired by Zendesk). Based in Chicago, IL, she is also a mentor at Techstars.

Articles by Lauren

13 tips for a perfect sales presentation

Sales Success

13 tips for a perfect sales presentation

Solid sales presentations are essential for pitching products and services. Here are 13 tips to arrive prepared at your next sales presentation meeting.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

October 16, 2019

50 motivational sales quotes to get you pumped up

Sales Success

50 motivational sales quotes to get you pumped up

On your journey to sales greatness, you need a little inspiration. We’ve assembled 50 of our favorite sales quotes from greats like Zig Ziglar, Jeffrey Gitomer, Richard Branson, Jill Konrath, and more.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

October 10, 2019

8 ways to effectively manage your CRM data

Sales Metrics & Data

8 ways to effectively manage your CRM data

With just a little forethought, your sales team and company can be smart data owners. Here's a list of 8 ways you can effectively manage your customer data.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

October 1, 2019

Optimize your sales forecast process

Sales Management

Optimize your sales forecast process

The key to successful sales forecasting is to continually improve the methods you use so that the forecasting model evolves to fit the unique needs of your business.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

March 5, 2019

Sales pipeline management: A 7-step plan

Sales Management

Sales pipeline management: A 7-step plan

Discover the steps to sales pipeline management - from finding prospects to analyzing results, effectively estimate upcoming sales you’re aiming to close.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

January 17, 2019

55 sales pros to follow on Twitter

Culture & Inspiration

55 sales pros to follow on Twitter

Everyone included in this list tweets regularly about hot topics in sales and many of them write their own blogs or contribute to other blogs and news sources. Check it out!

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

December 28, 2018

How to Motivate a Sluggish Sales Team

Sales Management

How to Motivate a Sluggish Sales Team

Sales team leaders and managers have a responsibility to help their teams stay motivated even during difficult pushes and slow seasons. Understanding different motivation types can be a great tool for sales leaders.

Lauren Funk

Lauren Funk

May 15, 2014

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