SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSlide, the leading platform for sales, marketing and customer success, today announced it has been named Company of the Year and earned a New Product of the Year award in the 2015 BIG Awards for Business program, sponsored by the Business Intelligence Group.
The original crowd-sourced award program, the BIG Awards recognize top-performing, global companies and organizations through a proprietary judging process scored by some of the most recognized and experienced veteran business leaders and executives around the world.
ClearSlide was honored as Company of the Year in the Technology category for small companies, demonstrating "Ambition, focus and execution are all characteristics of this year's winners," said Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business Intelligence Group. "Our judges were inspired by the people behind the great performances and those who led these organizations to excel. We are so incredibly proud to reward each and every winner and finalist." ClearSlide is the most comprehensive platform for sales, marketing and customer success, empowering top-performing organizations to better engage customers, increase sales productivity, improve sales leadership, track content effectiveness, accelerate sales and achieve business growth goals.
"It's about time someone consolidated all these sales tools!" said judge and CMO at AnyPresence, Susan Miller, in her assessment of ClearSlide as Company of the Year. Thomas Paton, a marketing consultant with Boost Marketing in the UK, concurred. "ClearSlide is a dynamic, exciting and innovative company structured around a product with clear market viability," he said.
"Reading about the benefits of ClearSlide made me want to get it for my organization," said judge Tony O'Dowd, director of Irish software company xcelerator Ltd. "The level of integration that the service allows in sales and marketing promises to save countless frustrating hours for our team."
ClearSlide Mail, recognized as a New Product of the Year, enables sales and marketing professionals to connect with and respond to customers anywhere, anytime. The only solution of its kind compatible with any email protocol, ClearSlide Mail enables smartphone users on iOS and Android to create and send personalized emails with proven sales content, receive instant alerts and track recipient responses, plus get complete viewer analytics for every email presentation sent.
"We have worked extremely hard to make ClearSlide the ultimate solution for sales, marketing and customer success teams, giving them a comprehensive platform that helps them work smarter and close more deals faster," said Dustin Grosse, CEO of ClearSlide. "It's extremely gratifying for the entire ClearSlide team and to hear insightful feedback from the esteemed panel of judges."
To learn more about ClearSlide or try it free for 30 days, go to www.clearslide.com. And, for more about the 2015 BIG Awards for Business, visit www.bintelligence.com/blog/2015/10/11/30-names-in-business-you-should-know.
ClearSlide is the Platform for Sales, Marketing and Customer Success that powers valuable, genuine business conversations and enables organizations to achieve better business outcomes. ClearSlide improves customer communications (phone, email, face-to-face) by providing real-time visibility and analytics for sales and marketing leaders. As a result, customers achieve higher seller productivity, increased sales management effectiveness and stronger customer-facing messaging. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, ClearSlide serves thousands of customers, including Rackspace, Thomson Reuters, Comcast, SurveyMonkey, LinkedIn, and more.
The ClearSlide platform gives sales and marketing leaders insight into the real-time activity of their teams and provides deep analytics about the types of content that ultimately is most impactful with customers. For sales professionals, ClearSlide allows for easy communication with customers and prospects, whether online or in-person, using ClearSlide's web-based or mobile applications.