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Spring & Summer Webinar Schedule

 

Webinar Schedule:


 

Title: Understanding statuses, default and custom
Date: Tuesday 3/29/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
This is a pretty basic webinar, but there will be some stuff in here for more advanced users too. We will be covering everything from why a status exists to how to build custom statuses to pull off some neat tricks with your follow-up! 
How to join: Click this link within 5 minutes of start time.
(First come first served, limit 25)


Title: The Daily Digest as a Work List
Date: Wednesday 4/13/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description: The daily digest went out one day and added a bunch of organization to your life, but many companies don’t even know how it all works! We will be giving you a full fledged tour of how to use the daily email, plus the live version right inside of your ResponsiBid account. 
How to join: Click this link within 5 minutes of start time.
(First come first served, limit 25)


Title: Killer Follow-Up Strategies
Date: Thursday 4/28/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
We will show you how to go about setting up the most effective follow-up sequences and strategies that the most successful ResponsiBidders are using. You will learn how to build out emails, SMS (text messages), and schedule phone calls that will keep you organized and your customers totally WOWed! 
How to join: Click this link within 5 minutes of start time.
(First come first served, limit 25)


Title: Using Your Own Email Inbox with Automation
Date: Tuesday 5/10/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
We will teach you how to use all of the email follow-up automation directly tied into your own email account. You can be sending your auto emails from your Gmail or other email provider instead of using the default ResponsiBid servers. Once you know how to set it up, you’ll notice that you can slide right past the spam filters in a much more wonderful way!
How to join: Details to come.


Title: Using the New System and Why it’s So Much Better
Date: Wednesday 5/25/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
Learn how to setup your services in a uniform way and make changes in your workflow. You’ll see bunch of new modules, new powers of the modules, and the things that make it all work consistently.Learn all the in’s and out’s of how to fine tune your pricing strategy, and how the pieces of the new builder work for you the hardest. Once you understand the principles of how the module editor works, you’ll have the confidence to customize to your heart’s content. It’s really quite simple, but sometimes it helps to have someone just walk you right through it.
How to join: Details to come in your in-app chat.


Title: Adjustments, Overrides, and Commercial Bids
Date:  Thursday 7/7/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
See all the tricks and tips on how to adjust a bid or massage the pricing without changing the specifications about the job. You will also learn how to make great commercial quotes using custom items, original modules, and put in place the overrides for all the “bid in person” items you outlined in your original pricing structure.
How to join: Details to come in your in-app chat.


Title: Integrating with Google Calendar
Date: Wednesday 7/20/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
 Learn how to integrate your appointment scheduling in ResponsiBid with Google Calendar. You will learn how to customize the notes, location, and even how simple re-scheduling can be! There is a lot of magic going on with this feature, but you will totally understand it by the end of the webinar.
How to join: Details to come.


 Title: Packages That Sell
Date: Thursday 8/4/16 4pm Pacific Time
Description:
Learn from other ResponsiBid users some of the strategies that have helped them to get the best close rates, upsells, and overall happiness! See how much money you might be leaving on the table, and share your insights with other ResponsiBidders!
How to join: Details to come in your in-app chat.

date:  Mar 23, 2016 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog Read More

Google Calendar Integration

Spring 2016 Update! Our update that went out last night was a pretty big one and here’s the rundown: Google Calendar Integration – ResponsiBid will schedule jobs for you in Google calendar, make the notes you need, and listen for any changes to fix follow-up if you move the appointment. Faster servers – We upgraded […]

date:  Feb 25, 2016 comments:  1
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More

New Year Update 2016

Happy 2016 from ResponsiBid! We come bearing gifts! We hope you are as excited for the new year as we are! We added some new features that we know you’ll like. Here’s a quick list: New “Daily Digest” email and report. New scratch removal module. Allow customers to opt themselves into your SMS messages from […]

date:  Jan 02, 2016 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog Read More

ResponsiBid Fall Release 2015

What’s New in the ResponsiBid Fall Release for 2015? We’re really excited about the new update that we just rolled out to your account! In short:  We added 5 new modules. Christmas Lights Deck Cleaning Gutter Whitening Lawn Care and Maid Service ​​ What you’ll want to know: These modules are in a different place […]

date:  Dec 01, 2015 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More

ResponsiBid Fall Beta Release

Fall update 11/24/15 We have been building 4 new modules for everyone to take advantage of, but not just that… we’ve simplified the way you interact with the modules. The 4 new modules are: Deck Cleaning Gutter Whitening Maid Service Lawn Care We are really excited to share these modules with you, but here’s the […]

date:  Nov 24, 2015 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More

New ResponsiBid Early Fall Release

Fall update 10/19/15 NOTE: This update is only going to truly affect premium accounts since it deals directly with the new follow-up builder functionality. Here is a formal list of everything included in this update: Each step can be one of 3 things: Email, SMS (text) message, *or* a status change (we’ve been calling it “auto-flipping”) […]

date:  Oct 19, 2015 comments:  1
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More

New Beta Release 9/22/15

Huge update to the follow-up builder (premium users) NOTE: Your account will be inaccessible between 7-8am Eastern time while we upgrade your account Here is a formal list of everything included in this update: Use as many follow-up steps as you want now! Name your follow-up steps whatever you’d like. Use text messaging as part of […]

date:  Sep 21, 2015 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More

Learn how to charge more

Lars and Curt have put together another webinar with some awesome ninja tricks on how to really create value when you present pricing. Be sure to signup to see the webinar, and don’t worry there are several dates to choose from! This month we look at the secrets behind charging more for your services and […]

date:  Mar 04, 2015 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog Read More

Get your webmaster to work!

Friends who are ninjas A lot of ResponsiBidders ask us about how to get more traffic to their website. I am not what I would consider an expert on SEO or even website development, but I know enough to be dangerous and I have a lot of friends. One of those friends is Lars Kristensen who I […]

date:  Feb 04, 2015 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog Read More

Fall Update

How it works:This update is a significant improvement to ResponsiBid’s “bid-in-person” flexibility. Essentially you can now modify any bid (Commercial or Residential) to allow for any factors that need to be bid in person. You can directly make commercial changes in the call screen or within the customer profile. Also the dashboard now has really meaningful graphs that you can customize to your own preferences to help you see at a glance how things are going.

Here is a formal list of everything included in this update:

1. Commercial overrides after a bid is complete (deluxe & premium users)
2. Commercial overrides from the call screen (deluxe & premium users)
3. Bid in person factor overrides (deluxe & premium users)
4. Improved adjustment area for individual bids— Fixed price overrides. (deluxe & premium users)
5. Smoothed user interface (all users)
6. Faster bid computation (New math engine) (all users)
7. Remove area minimums, house size minimums, and trip charges easily (deluxe & premium users)
8. Improved dashboard (deluxe & premium users):
-Annual graph to show bids/closed bids
– Lead chart to show most leads
– National average comparison for close rate and top 10 performing lead sources
– National average comparison for avg ticket price and top 10 performing lead sources
– Service comparison chart to view how they are performing
9. Mobile friendly dashboard and customer profile (all users)
10. Open certain fine print areas by default (all users)
11. Various stability improvements and functionality refinements (all users)
As you can imagine, we are really excited to roll this out to all users as our Fall release and you can find all of these awesome options in your account right now!Happy ResponsiBidding!
Quick Demo Videos
Learn how to use the new commercial override feature, both within the customer profile and the call screen. This will allow you total control over commercial bids so that you can put your best foot forward when preparing proposals for different commercial applications. Also, see how you can showcase the fine print or keep it out of the way as needed by default.

See how you can now override different elements of a bid that trigger a “Bid in person” response, and how you can fine tune any bid in a really slick and nice way using the package “adjustments” feature… now including a “fixed price” override. See how you can now take off the area or house size minimums, or even the trip charges as necessary.

See the new dashboard features and why you’ll love knowing more about your business than you ever knew before… right at a glance. Understand how your performance has been over the course of the year, and then stack your lead sources up against each other. Who is bringing in the most leads? Who is bringing in the easiest to close leads? Who is bringing in the most valuable leads? Which services are making you the most money? All of these things are now viewable at a glance right on your dashboard!

date:  Sep 29, 2014 comments:  0
by:  Curt Kempton category:  Blog, Updates Read More