iOS 7, Geolocation, 8 second attention spans and all the other stuff you missed this week

One of the hardest parts about sales is juggling to keep up with the shiny new must-have sales technology in addition to keeping your pipeline full and your current customers happy. New tools and features launch, best practices emerge and the latest research on social selling is released. It’s a lot to keep up with. Take a few minutes to catch up on the most important Base content in sales, CRM, mobile technology and product releases in the past week. Here’s what you need to know.

Base for iOS 7

iOS 7 is here. The operating system from Apple introduces new features like Control Center, AirDrop for iOS, and smarter multitasking. It also makes the things you do every day even easier, faster, and more enjoyable. iPhone users who download iOS 7 will notice that Base got a facelift. Check out Base’s new look and functions in iOS 7.

Base deals before and after iOS 7

Geolocation: Fully Integrated Mapping On Your Mobile Device

Base Geolocation, a new feature announced Thursday, connects you with your customers – no matter where you are. Featuring one-touch driving directions and territory management, find out how Geolocation can work for you. My God, it’s beautiful.

Old Rules vs. New Tools: How Technology Has Changed Sales

Do you remember how laborious the whole process of sales used to be before we had tools to make our jobs easier? Sales and Marketing Technologist Miles Austin shares some old rules and new tools for sales reps and managers. The comments section is like a trip down memory lane! Read the post and join the conversation.

13 Sales Meeting Tips From the Person You’re Selling To

“If you social stalked me, weave it in, but don’t creep me out,” says VP of Marketing at Base, Magda Walczak. Read her actionable tips for conducting successful in-person sales meetings.

Selling In A World Of 8 Second Attention Spans

The average human attention span is eight seconds.  How are you supposed to stay connected to your prospects and customers if their attention span is so low? Your database is the most valuable business-building asset you’ll ever have. Paul McCord, best-selling author, walks you through how to leverage your existing database to sell in a world with diminishing attention spans.

Why Your Sales Team Doesn’t Use Your Marketing Data (And How To Fix It)

Sales consultant, Nancy Bleeke, explains the surprising reason your sales team isn’t using your marketing data to close deals. Read more.

That’s all, folks! Check back next week for brand new content.

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