Leads are the unqualified prospects who are interested in your product or service or any other.
Adding new Leads
The very first step of your sales process is getting your Leads inside JoForce CRM. This can be done in different ways.
Adding Lead info Manually
Click on Add Lead button in the List view
Provide the necessary details
Click on Save
Using Quick Create
It lets you to quickly add lead information from anywhere in JoForce CRM. It is placed in the Quick Actions Bar and you can access it anytime.
Click on the + icon in the top menu bar
Choose Lead from the drop down
In the Quick Create Lead popup, add the related information
Once done, hit Save
You can also access the complete Lead Form right from here by clicking on Go to full form.
Importing Leads from Existing Files
- You can get all your existing lead information from different sources into JoForce CRM. With the built-in import option, you can import all your Lead info in bulk. Gather the list from different sources and convert it into CSV file and import all in one in just a click.
Automatic capture of Leads from website
- Capture all your website visitors and turn them as your JoForce CRM Leads. When your prospects fill out any Webform on your website all their information are captured automatically and Leads records are created in JoForce CRM.
Create Leads from sales email
- With Mail Convertor, you can configure your mailbox and it automatically scan all your emails and create Leads in JoForce CRM.
Default Lead fields
By default, JoForce CRM offers you with a list of fields to add information related to your customer. Below image gives list the default fields in JoForce CRM.
However you can also add custom fields to know more about your prospects.
Converting a qualified Lead as a Contact
Once your Leads qualified, you can easily convert as Contacts and add the organisation info. To do so,
Go to the detail view of the lead and click on Convert Lead in the top menu.
In the Convert Lead pop, the lead data are copied to the corresponding contact and organisation data(if added the Lead data properly).
You can also change the information as per your needs
Finally click Save
Once you hit save, new records are created in Contacts and Organisation and remove records from Leads. The data creation and the information transfer from Lead to Contact or Organisation or Deals done based on Mapping.
Managing Lead records
Common action performed
Click on List text box in the top → click on Create New option beside the LISTS to create custom filters.
Click on Import → To import all your existing information into JoForce CRM
Click on More → take the necessary actions
Fields & Layout → To configure the module fields and customize the field layouts. Module Layouts & Fields
Workflows → To add workflows related to your Task and Events.
Picklists Values → To modify the picklist values
Numbering → To create custom numbering for records
Setup WebForms → To setup webform to automate the Lead capture
Lead Conversion Data Mapping → Mapping to convert your qualified Lead to Contact or Organisation or Deals
Merge selected records → To merge the records
Find Duplicates → To find duplicate in the module
Export → To export the data to external source
Action performed in the list view
Click on the Search icon in the right corner → To search for records in that module
Click on the Box icon in the right corner→ To alter the header menu
Double click on the menu → To sort the menu.
Bulk Actions on multiple records → Select the desired records → click on the drop down menu in the top
Send Email → To send email to selected people
Follow - To keep track of a record
Unfollow - Disable when you no longer need to keep track of a Lead
Add Tag → To add different tag for the selected records
Edit → To edit the selected records on the whole (Mass Edit)
Delete→ To Delete the selected records(bulk deletion)
Comment → To add comments to the selected record
Actions done on single record
Enable the STAR icon to follow(keep track of) a document. Disable it to unfollow.
Click on the drop down in the right corner of each record
Details → Navigate to the detail view of the record
Edit → To edit the record
Delete → To delete the selected record
Click on the Eye icon in the right corner of each record → To get a quick view of your record info without navigating to the detail view
Action performed in the detail view
Click on Add Tag below the Lead icon→ To add tag
Click on Follow - To keep track of a Lead
Click on Edit → To edit the record
Click on Send Email → To send email to your prospects
Click on Convert Lead → To convert you qualified lead into contact or organization
Click on More → choose the necessary action
View/ addition of other module records related to the particular Lead
You can easily view/ add the other module records related to a specific Lead.
Go to the detail view of the particular record
Click on the appropriate module icon. It displays all the related records.
You can also relate a new record either
By selecting from the already existing records
By adding a new record to that module
The list of modules included are
- Activities, Email, Documents, Products, Campaigns, Services and PBX Manager