10 Tips For Starting A Successful Crm Business (2023)

10 Tips For Starting A Successful Crm Business (2023)
Start A Crm Business

Want to start your own CRM business? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a CRM business:

Where to start?

-> How to start a CRM business?
-> Crm business plan
-> How to finance a CRM business?
-> How much does it cost to start a CRM business?
-> Pros and cons of a CRM business
-> How to get clients for a CRM business?

Need inspiration?

-> Other CRM business success stories
-> Examples of established CRM business
-> Marketing ideas for a CRM business
-> Crm business slogans
-> Crm business names

Other resources

-> Profitability of a CRM business
-> Crm business hashtags

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a CRM business:

#1: Lars Helgeson, founder of GreenRope:

We chatted with with Lars, founder of GreenRope ($160K/month). In our interview, Lars says:

Think about who you’re selling to, and how you envision selling it. Take some time to map a high-level customer journey.

Additionally:

Companies that don’t have payment tied to performance are going to underperform 99% of the time.

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#2: Lars Helgeson, founder of GreenRope:

We chatted with with Lars, founder of GreenRope ($160K/month). In our interview, Lars says:

Our growth has been largely fueled by customer referrals, pay-per-click ads, and SEO-related improvements to our websites.

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#3: Erick Vargas, founder of Followup CRM:

We chatted with with Erick, founder of Followup CRM ($60K/month). In our interview, Erick says:

You have to start with the person you want to serve and build backward from there.

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#4: Sunny Paris, founder of noCRM.io:

We chatted with with Sunny, founder of noCRM.io ($220K/month). In our interview, Sunny says:

When you’re running a company, there are so many opportunities and you are bound to miss some of them.

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#5: Oleksii Avramenko, founder of EspoCRM:

We chatted with with Oleksii, founder of EspoCRM ($30K/month). In our interview, Oleksii says:

Be ready that your path to success can be long, curvy, sometimes dull, and even painful. But no matter what happens, you have to go on believing in your dream and work hard to achieve it.

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#6: Pierrard, founder of Efficy:

We chatted with with Pierrard, founder of Efficy ($2.1M/month). In our interview, Pierrard says:

Keep your mind open. It’s not important to commit mistakes. What is important is to learn from your mistakes.

Additionally:

Don’t be afraid of your own decisions. Some decisions are more difficult to make but if they’re important for your business than you shouldn’t wait too much.

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#7: John Cheney, founder of Workbooks CRM:

We chatted with with John, founder of Workbooks CRM ($50K/month). In our interview, John says:

It is important to give something back to the industry you work in and to drive other like-minded businesses to do the same.

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#8: John Breakey, founder of Promys:

We chatted with with John, founder of Promys ($375K/month). In our interview, John says:

Never wait until your solution is perfect to go to market. It will never be perfect. Get an early version of a few customers to learn what they liked or disliked so you can adjust your solution.

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Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story
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