Sales Pipeline Overview

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A sales pipeline is a systematic approach to selling a product or service. It describes the individual steps salespeople take from initial contact with a potential customer, or prospect, to qualifying that prospect into a lead, and further validating that lead into a sales opportunity followed through the different stages until closed.

To set up your sales pipeline go to Company > Extra > Table Maintenance. Select the Customer tab and then select the Sales Pipeline Button

The Sales Pipeline data is derived from the Customer > Conversations

 

To get an overview of the sales pipeline go to Customer > Extra > Sales Pipeline Overview

Date Account OpenedCustomer_Sales_Pipeline_Overview

 

Days before pipeline

Days between Account opened and the first contact

 

Sales Pipeline Overview - Metrics

Number of customers in pipeline - In Pipeline

Number won - Won

Number Lost - Lost

% of deals that successfully makes it through the pipeline - Win %

New prospects this month - Where the First Sales contact was in this month.

Average time deals stay in the pipeline before they are won - or sales velocity (days). - Avg. time to close days.

 

Grid

Customers per Pipeline Stage

Only the last conversation per client is displayed here.

 

Sales Conversation Analysis.

In Process column

All conversations except won and lost

In Process = Number of conversations.

Example a) 1 customer with 2 conversations will give you an In Process count of 2.

Example b) 2 customers with 5 conversations between them will give you an In Process count of 5.

 

Won column

This column is independent from the In Process column.

The highest number is the number of clients who bought.

 

Demo given -- Won 2 - This means that where you have given a demo you have won 2

Number of deals in your pipeline (#). Average size of a deal in your pipeline ($). Average percentage of deals that successfully makes it through the pipeline - or lead-to-customer conversion ratio. Average time deals stay in the pipeline before they are won - or sales velocity (days).