Meet SharpSpring CRM founder Rick Carlson and see why his company is giving Infusionsoft and HubSpot a run for their money


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  • SharpSpring has taken the marketing automation world by storm
  • Publicly traded on the NASDAQ with the symbol SHSP
  • 150 employees
  • Less than three years old
  • #2 firm in 2.5 years
  • 1,100 digital agencies offering the SharpSpring solution
  • 5,000+ customers already served
  • Built entirely on their own platform so it's focused and rooted on what a small business really needs
  • Practical lead nurturing
  • Integrated CRM with marketing automation
  • Visitor ID (anoynmous web visitor identification)
  • Dynamic email to adjust to the persona of the visitor
  • Dynamic landing pages
    • Drag and drop
    • No developers needed
  • Blogging tool with RSS
  • Integrates with Saleforce and most every other CRM via API
  • Works with Wordpress and other CMS platforms
  • Dynamic forms
  • Dynamic emails
  • Dynamic lis building based on behavior
  • Reverse IP lookup
  • Lead scoring
  • Behavior-based lead tracking
    • IMAP synchronization
    • Phone calls
    • Deal stages
    • Sales and marketing can finally get in sync
  • About 1/3rd the cost of HubSpot
  • No annual contracts
  • Nice GUI and reporting
  • Not just B2B.
  • Integrates with most shopping carts
  • Has a nice mobile app for their CRM
  • Can send text messages to staff as part of a workflow to alert salespeople that a lead is hot

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