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Blog: The Sales Capacity Challenge Intelligent Virtual Assistants for Business Sales AI Assistants Conversica


Regrettably, many leads are left unexplored due to the reality that Salespeople only have so many hours to spend on each lead before moving their attention elsewhere. Knowing this, some organizations hire Business Development Reps (BDRs) to help manage the influx of leads by evaluating, qualifying and nurturing leads before handing them off to a Salesperson to close. Still, the process isn't perfect since BDRs (much like Salespeople) will naturally cherry-pick leads based on their own assumptions. Not to mention, many businesses do not have BDR teams to leverage.

Conversica Named to Constellation ShortList for Sales Productivity Solutions Sales AI Assistants AI Assistants for Business Conversica


August 26, 2019 -- Conversica, Inc., the leader in Intelligent Virtual Assistants for business, announced today that is has been named to the Constellation ShortList for Sales Productivity Solutions in Q3 2019. This is the second consecutive time Conversica has appeared on the Constellation ShortList in this category. This award recognizes software and applications that allow sales professionals to maximize their performance and productivity. Constellation Research, a respected technology research and advisory firm based in Silicon Valley, determines its list by inquiries and interviews with the nominees' clients and partners; while also factoring in market share and internal research. "We are honored to be named to Constellation's ShortList for Sales Productivity Solutions for the second time in a row," said Alex Terry, CEO of Conversica.

Amy the Virtual Assistant Is So Human-Like, People Keep Asking It Out on Dates


"Thank you so much for your kind invitation. Because I'm an artificial intelligence personal assistant, I'm unable to join you in person. The company launched an artificial intelligent assistant (read: not human, non-corporeal) in 2014 to schedule meetings. The bot's name is Amy. One result no one expected: Someone asked Amy on a date nearly every month in 2015.

Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Virtual Assistants


However, they soon find out they have neither the time nor stamina for such a feat. Faced with this realization, in 2017 most of them turn to the idea of hiring a virtual assistant to help them out. In most cases, we are talking about a self-employed remote worker who assumes the role of your personal assistant. The advantages of this are numerous. First of all, you save money by not hiring a full-time employee.