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Why do you keep moving things around?

By Team Skynamo | July 31, 2018

Skynamo continually adapts mobile app navigation features to better suit user needs and habits and to improve user experiences. Read about the most recent Skynamo navigation improvements to iOS and Android interfaces implemented by our development team.  

10 habits successful sales reps incorporate into their daily routines

By Servaas Hofmeyr | July 17, 2018

“The structure of the daily habits of successful salespeople matters far more than any one secret strategy”, argues sales strategist Marc Wayshak. “Superstar salespeople are doing little things over and over each day in order to close massive sales and close more sales than the average salesperson”.

Ask this critical question before entrusting your business data to an app – 3min read

By Servaas Hofmeyr | June 28, 2018

There’s always a trade-off with software: convenience vs privacy. Entrusting sensitive customer, product and pricing data to a 3rd party can bring massive benefits, but at what potential data security risks? It just takes one question to know if your data is safe with your app provider and out of reach from the wrong hands.

The six freedoms innovative companies need – 5min read

By Servaas Hofmeyr | June 21, 2018

Skynamo was recently selected as one of nine finalists, out of 683 entries, for this year’s FNB Business Innovation Awards, in partnership with Endeavor South Africa. We didn’t win the award, which went to the very deserving (and totally amazing) Saryx team, but we certainly didn’t lose.

Sam Clarke feedback session with CapeTalk 567’s Pavlo Phitidis on scaling a business

By Team Skynamo | June 18, 2018

Listen to Pavlo Phitidis and Kieno Kammies’ follow up interview with Sam Clarke, CEO of Skynamo, about the company’s progress in scaling our business internationally.

This is the way you bridge the gap between Sales and Operations to sell more.

By Servaas Hofmeyr | June 5, 2018

If you often find yourself thinking, “My salespeople just aren’t selling like they used to…” you’re right. Across the board salespeople aren’t making the numbers as often as they were five years ago – 10% less often to be specific.

Funny thing happened on the way to global expansion: We met our Doppelgänger

By Servaas Hofmeyr | May 25, 2018

A short story of how a small tech company dealt with trademarks and developing a unique brand name in a global marketplace

Leading South African sales app rebrands to Skynamo

By Servaas Hofmeyr | May 2, 2018

Formerly known as Honeybee, the sales app for Fields Sales Management has been rebranded as Skynamo as it continues international expansion.

Sam Clarke speaks to Pavlo Phitidis of Talk 567 about scaling a business

By Team Skynamo | March 20, 2018

Listen to Pavlo Phitidis interview with Sam Clarke, CEO of Honeybee, about the challenges of scaling a business internationally, as well as a special offer and call to action to all Xero users.  

Becoming the Boss: 5 things you can do to manage the transition from co-worker to sales manager

By Team Skynamo | March 19, 2018

How to manage the transition from co-worker to sales manager without burning bridges, losing sales or feeling miserable.

#ReadThis: The books every sales manager should read and why – 2min read

By Team Skynamo | March 8, 2018

The greatest thing about living and working in 2018 is that we don’t have to know everything. We just need to know how to find out about everything. This is Skynamo’s list of four essential books for every sales manager.

Four things you can do right now to increase trust within your sales organisation

By Team Skynamo | February 18, 2018

Trust is important in sales. Yeah, we know, a bit of an obvious statement to start with. But we aren’t talking about the need for trust from the consumer, which is very important. Instead, we’re talking about the importance of trust between you and your sales team – which is critical to collaboration and improving… Read more »