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Cold Calling Tips from the Best SDRs in the WorldCold Calling Tips from the Best SDRs in the World

News of cold calling’s demise has been greatly exaggerated. For SDRs, it’s still an incredibly powerful first step toward building lasting and quota-crushing relationships with prospective leads.

The ONE Tactic that Can Get Your SDR Team to QuotaThe ONE Tactic that Can Get Your SDR Team to Quota

Leave a voicemail on the first cold call. It’s that simple.‍ Except it’s not really that simple.‍ Americans get billions of invasive and annoying robocalls each year — an estimated 2,700 every second. That’s an average of 28 robocalls (and texts) per person per month, at least 40 percent of which are scams. 

6 essential tips for remote SDR teams6 essential tips for remote SDR teams

When it comes to upping your team's SDR game, these four things are absolutely essential.

What is a virtual sales floor?What is a virtual sales floor?

What is a virtual sales floor, you ask? Ok, you didn’t ask, but we’re gonna tell: It’s essentially a physical sales floor gone digital.

Deep Pipeline: How to Hit Quota Every MonthDeep Pipeline: How to Hit Quota Every Month

There’s a hard fact of sales that most people don’t learn until their first commission check: Quotas are designed to be unattainable. Your best bet for getting 100 percent to quota (and 100 percent of your on-target earnings) — is building “deep pipeline.”

How to Host an Effective Power Hour with Your Remote SDR TeamHow to Host an Effective Power Hour with Your Remote SDR Team

The outbound power hour is every remote SDR manager’s secret weapon. Here’s how to hold one that’s super efficient and highly effective.

Top 7 Challenges of Managing Remote Employees

Remote working has become standard across many companies. Learn the toughest challenges of managing remote teams and how to solve them. Read on.

A Day in the Life

We hired employee #1 at Teamflow in October 2020 and shipped in January 2021 — going from first line written to shipping in 3 months, with Christmas in the middle.

Why So Many Meetings Are Unproductive and How to Improve Them

A great place to start cultivating a culture that is mindful and respectful of each other’s personal and professional time is by changing the way meetings are planned and run.

3 Reasons Why Virtual 1-on-1 Meetings Are Vital To Your Organization

Many situations call for a 1 on 1 meeting with a manager, coworker, or employee. But when some or all of your company works on a remote basis, you need to consider some additional factors. Read on for your guide to remote 1-on-1s.

Announcing Teamflow June Feature Updates

This month our team of engineers released several product updates including one of our most requested features: Full screen mode. In addition, we released a Google calendar add-on, opening of apps with QR codes and entering and exiting rooms is now lightning fast!

3 Tips for Remote Onboarding

Onboarding employees has been a challenge for many organizations that have transitioned to being remote or hybrid. Learn some tips for how to make this process easier. Read on.

How to Plan a Successful Virtual All-Hands Meeting

With working remotely, all-hands meetings have been transformed. Learn how to plan an all-hands meeting virtually that will make a lasting impression. Read on.

How to Run the Best Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings are here to stay. And regardless of the format — in-person or virtual — making the most out of a meeting is business critical.

How Anycart’s Virtual Office Social Rules Bring Back Spontaneity and Collaboration

We sat down with Rafael Sanches, the Co-Founder at Anycart, one of the biggest grocery shopping engines in the U.S., to see how his team uses Teamflow as their virtual workspace.

Teamflow July Feature Releases and Updates

This months’ feature releases and updates include Speaker Circles, ability to share and watch videos together on YouTube, and big mobile layout improvements.

The Digital Nomad Index: The Best States to Work Remotely

There was a time not too long ago when remote working was reserved for the few. Maybe you had a friend who freelanced, maybe you’d heard a rumour that someone in accounts had discovered a loophole in their contract, maybe you’d done it once when you’d had a bit too much fun the night before. Naming no names.

Teamflow Raises $35M Series B

We’re thrilled to announce our $35 million Series B investment led by Coatue’s Lucas Swisher, with existing investors Menlo Ventures’ Naomi Ionita and Grace Ge, and Battery Ventures’ Neeraj Agrawal and Brandon Gleklen also participating in the round. This round brings our total amount raised to $50 million in the year since our founding.

Whiteboarding Session Tips for Remote Teams

Collaboration drives workplace success, and there’s no better way to collaborate than with a whiteboarding session. Here are our tips for remote teams.

12 Virtual Hangout Ideas 2022

Virtual gatherings have become more popular due to the pandemic. Read our article about 12 virtual hangout ideas for your next get-together.

Virtual Team Building

Successful team building is about more than just throwing the right group of people together and hoping for the best. Fostering teamwork, group cohesion, and strong team dynamics requires deliberate guidance, effective leadership, and good communication — whether you are building your team virtually or in person.

5 Ways to Use Teamflow to Feel More Connected to Your Team

Here are five ways remote teams use Teamflow to feel more connected, work more productively, and make remote work much more fun.

How to Build Team Morale Remotely

The lack of a physical office and human interaction can impact people's productivity and happiness at work. Learn how to boost morale at work with these tips.

The Challenges of Managing Virtual Sales Teams

As companies adapt to the hybrid work model and other models, the question of how to manage virtual teams has become more pressing.

What is the Hybrid Work Model?

COVID-19 has accelerated changes to the workplace that were already in process, and the emerging hybrid work model is a response to that.

States Where the Most People Worked Remote Because of COVID-19

While some businesses have made hybrid and remote work permanent, a recent survey by SHRM found that 72% of supervisors prefer their employees to be back in the office. Meanwhile, 55% of employees would like to work remotely at least some of the time. But the divergence across industries and income levels means that remote work is unevenly distributed by geography.

How to Build a Strong Remote Work Culture

Remote work has thrown a wrench in company culture. Read our article about how you can build your organization's culture remotely.

5 Findings from Data Based on Millions of Remote Meetings

So, what’s the deal with remote work? Does it make us more productive and more collaborative? Or are we more stressed, less engaged and more likely to quit? We pulled our own numbers on remote meetings to better understand how employees and companies are working — or not — remotely.

Announcing Teamflow's Series A

‍We’re excited to announce Teamflow’s $11M Series A led by Neeraj Agrawal at Battery Ventures. We will use the funds to keep building the future of remote work.

Feel Like a Team Again With Teamflow, Your Own Virtual Office

Teamflow is a virtual office for remote teams. It recreates the casual, unplanned chats and the seamless collaboration that people miss from physical offices. Here's how it works.

9 Virtual Happy Hour Ideas 2022

The workplace has suffered due to a virtual shift. Learn how to promote a lively company culture with these virtual happy hour ideas.

How SafetyWing Uses Teamflow for Synchronous Communication

The team at SafetyWing wanted a solution that allowed them to strike the right balance between flexible, focused work and time to collaborate and socialize in a way that feels natural and connected — and Teamflow helped them do just that.

The Best Spatial Chat Alternatives

As collaborative online workspaces go, Spatial Chat gets a lot of attention. But it’s only one of many similar tools. Here is a round up of some of the best alternatives for effective online communication.

How to Evaluate Remote Collaboration Tools

Choosing the right remote collaboration tools can be complicated. That's why it's important to establish an evaluation process. We've laid out six steps to keep in mind as you shop around.

Top Virtual Workspaces for Optimal Collaboration

In this new remote-centric world, co-workers increasingly are separated by hundreds or thousands of miles. The following platforms go a long way toward closing that distance.

Getting the Most Out of Virtual Collaboration Tools

We've laid out the top features of virtual collaboration tools to ensure your team is equipped to communicate efficiently while working remotely.

The Best Virtual Meetings Need the Best Virtual Tools

If you work remote or hybrid, you can't escape virtual meetings. But they don't have to be necessary evils thanks to a number of interactive virtual tools that keep teams engaged. Read on to see which ones made the list.

The Secrets to Making Remote Work, Work Well

Remote work is here to stay. In this blog, we lay out six guidelines to follow for making remote work as effective as, or even more effective than, in-person work.

Top Tools for Internal Collaboration

With the remote work revolution, internal collaboration is more important than ever. Do you have the right tools in place? Here are some tools to consider for maximum team collaboration.

7 Tools That Improve Team Communication

We all know about Teams, Slack, Zoom, Google Workspace and the like, but what about some of the alternatives for remote team collaboration? Read on for our roundup of some of the best team communication tools to consider.

5 Tips for Hybrid SDR Teams

Sales reps have never been chained to their desks. They’re in the office or at home one day, out in the field the next. But SDRs are a different breed: until the last few years, they generally worked together in close physical proximity, learning from each other’s calls and celebrating each other’s wins while developing qualified leads to push through the pipeline. 

How to Host an Effective Power Hour with Your Remote SDR Team

The outbound power hour is every remote SDR manager’s secret weapon. Here’s how to hold one that’s super efficient and highly effective.

Deep Pipeline: How to Hit Quota Every Month

There’s a hard fact of sales that most people don’t learn until their first commission check: Quotas are designed to be unattainable. Your best bet for getting 100 percent to quota (and 100 percent of your on-target earnings) — is building “deep pipeline.”

What is a virtual sales floor?

What is a virtual sales floor, you ask? Ok, you didn’t ask, but we’re gonna tell: It’s essentially a physical sales floor gone digital.

6 essential tips for remote SDR teams

When it comes to upping your team's SDR game, these four things are absolutely essential.

The ONE Tactic that Can Get Your SDR Team to Quota

Leave a voicemail on the first cold call. It’s that simple.‍ Except it’s not really that simple.‍ Americans get billions of invasive and annoying robocalls each year — an estimated 2,700 every second. That’s an average of 28 robocalls (and texts) per person per month, at least 40 percent of which are scams. 

Cold Calling Tips from the Best SDRs in the World

News of cold calling’s demise has been greatly exaggerated. For SDRs, it’s still an incredibly powerful first step toward building lasting and quota-crushing relationships with prospective leads.

4 Tips for Coaching a New Remote SDR

New SDRs are typically young and inexperienced, which means they need a lot of guidance. But it doesn’t all have to come from their manager.

5 Essential Tips for SDR Managers

Being an SDR manager comes with lots of challenges and responsibilities. Many of your reps are probably young and inexperienced — maybe even just out of school. They need a ton of guidance. Even the more seasoned ones hit quota snags, get burned out and need coaching about life and work.

3 Things Every SDR needs to know

As an SDR, your primary job is to have meaningful conversations with prospects that build relationships and ultimately create opportunities.

Coaching SDRs Out of a Slump

A consistently poor-performing SDR who continues to perform poorly isn’t in a slump; they’re just no good at the job. But when typically well-performing SDRs hit the wall after several quota-crushing quarters — that’s a slump. Getting out of it, though, can be tricky — and it requires managerial guidance.

5 Steps for Building a Deep Pipeline

Hitting quota is tough, partly because most quotas are set to be just out of reach. To make things even more challenging, leads often don’t pan out and deals fall through at the last minute. That’s why you need a secret weapon to minimize your risk and plug gaps. We’re talking about a deep pipeline. Here’s how to build a killer one.

6 reasons remote SDR teams need a virtual sales floor

Virtual sales floors are basically digitalized online versions of physical sales floors where reps and managers can call, coach and collaborate in real time. And the benefits are many. Here’s a rundown of the main ones:

Latest guides

The Ultimate Guide for Managing Remote SDRs

We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching and trying different tactics to find the best strategies to turn our own reps into quota crushing juggernauts. The Ultimate Guide for Managing Remote SDRs brings those best practices to you, so that you too can hit quota and have your own high-performing remote team.

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Advancing Your Career as an SDR Manager

In this 45-minute live webinar, Joshua Garrison, Teamflow’s Head of Revenue, will discuss 3 of the most successful ways to advance your career as an SDR Manager — and how to put those into action.