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Chris Hawkins

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Chris is a writer and business professional with 25 years of experience in a variety of roles. He likes books, bikes, brews, birds, and travel. He and his wife live in an old mining town north of Denver.

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The 7 best live chat apps for sales

Live chat isn't just for customer support anymore: you'll now find most companies using chat to nurture leads and drive sales. But the sales chat app market isn't quite as developed yet, so put the options through the wringer and see who came out on top.

By Chris Hawkins

15 min read

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The best free CRM software in 2022

Notebooks and spreadsheets have their uses, but managing relationships shouldn't be one of them. That's where customer relationship management (CRM) software comes in.

By Chris Hawkins

17 min read

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The best CRM software in 2022

We put dozens of Salesforce alternatives through the wringer and came up with the 10 best CRM apps on the market.

By Chris Hawkins

22 min read

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The best dictation software in 2022

You can tell Alexa to turn on your lights or ask Siri to look up what year Die Hard was released (1988), but what else can you do with your voice and a little technology? With dictation software, you can compose memos, emails, speeches, and other writing.

By Chris Hawkins

14 min read


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