SALEM, NH--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - ConnectLeader, a leading innovator in telephony automation technologies used by B2B sales reps to accelerate the sales process, announced today its ConnectLeader for Salesforce has been recognized as a Finalist in the 2016 STEVIE® AWARDS.

"There has been a lot of focus on automated inbound marketing software, but the fastest way to qualify a prospect has been largely ignored -- until now," said Senraj Soundar, Founder and CEO, ConnectLeader. "ConnectLeader has patented an intelligent sales acceleration system that improves both efficiency and effectiveness of a sales representative."

ConnectLeader for Salesforce is a patented Software as a Service (SaaS) solution tightly integrated with Salesforce that enables one sales representative to perform the activities of many sales individuals, yielding up to an 800% increase in calling productivity and 8-to-1 efficiency gain. One size does not fit all. To accommodate the range of sales acceleration requirement for different sales roles, ConnectLeader for Salesforce includes three automated solutions:

1. Click Dialer® - Click-to-call software residing within the that allows users to simply click and dial any listed phone number and quickly move onto the next prospect.
2. Personal Dialer® - Power dialing software that expands the Click Dialer features to allow users to seamlessly upload a list of records from for instant dialing and record updating -- improving sales productivity from 30% to 100% compared to manual dialing.
3. Team Dialer® - An agent-assisted dialing solution that allows a group of human agents to make 125-150 dials per hour and filter through the non-productive dialing activities such as navigating voice mail systems, dealing with gatekeepers and leaving voice messages, and deliver live conversations with decision makers to the sales representative at an average rate of 8 to 12 live conversations per hour.

"In using our new offering, our customers have cost-effectively exceeded their lead-generation goals with a better qualified pipeline. We are proud to have ConnectLeader for Salesforce validated by the distinguished STEVIE AWARDS," continued Soundar.

ConnectLeader for Salesforce can be easily downloaded from the AppExchange. Live training and support is provided to enable users to get up and running quickly. The product's 99.9% uptime rate ensures that sales teams stay productive. A full set of reports, dashboards and analytics allow managers to monitor usage and sales rep productivity.

The STEVIE AWARDS are an international competition recognizing excellence in disciplines that are crucial to business success. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 115 professionals acting as preliminary judges. The final results will be announced during a gala banquet on Friday, March 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"The STEVIE AWARDS for Sales & Customer Service continues to be the fastest-growing of our international awards programs," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the STEVIE AWARDS. "The sheer number of nominations is matched by the increasing quality of those nominations. We congratulate all of this year's Finalists and wish them well in the next phase of judging."

About ConnectLeader

ConnectLeader provides sales acceleration technology to help businesses increase their top line revenue through elevated sales interaction, reduced costs and optimized marketing resources to be more efficient. The ConnectLeader® Intelligent Sales Acceleration platform gives sales and marketing teams powerful tools to identify and engage high-quality sales prospects and includes sales connectivity optimization solutions for all types of sales and business development teams. This innovative cloud-based technology is built on the ConnectLeader Adaptilytics™ data intelligence platform which identifies and prioritizes outbound dialing lists ensuring your best leads are contacted first. For sales teams that want to enrich and improve CRM sales data 'on-the-fly', our Data Genie™ data delivery solution delivers third-party data intelligence directly to your CRM system. To learn more about ConnectLeader's innovation for B2B sales acceleration, visit

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