How QuoteMachine helps sporting goods businesses grow

If you’re running a sporting goods business, you’ve probably come across some fundamental challenges, such as managing complex inventory, creating product matrices, etc. A POS like Lightspeed will solve some of them. 

But after solving these challenges, what can you do to grow your business?

At QuoteMachine, we pride ourselves on supporting businesses that take care of their customers, no matter the complexity of their needs. With QuoteMachine

  • You will stay in touch with your customers even after they’ve left the store, thanks to our online quotes which are personal transactional microsites, and convert 70% of the time
  • We will help you automate and go contactless with some of your services thanks to our online order forms (price lists) and scheduling options (pickup, shop by appointment)
  • You will be equipped to serve B2B customers, teams, schools, and more thanks to advanced sales tools and accounts receivable
  • Custom orders and services will always be organized

Go personal

The world of business is constantly changing, shifting and evolving. Customer’s want for a personalized experience remains constant.

Customers expect personal treatment

71% of consumers feel frustrated when a shopping experience is impersonal1

With this stat in mind, QuoteMachine aims to help you close more deals by adding a personal touch. 

  • Add options to your quotes to suggest products or services.
  • Include rich content like photos, videos, and detailed descriptions of your products and services
  • Your customers can accept the quote and pay online
  • Stay available for your customer on a per deal basis with quote and order online chat

Imagine you’re the owner of ACME Bike Shop, and you’re helping a family select new bikes.  QuoteMachine gives you the tools you need to personalize their experience; add customer-facing notes indicating which bike is for which family member, give the customer choices between multiple models, customize the quote template with a photo of a family riding bikes, etc. 

Then, convert your online quote into a Lightspeed work order with just a few clicks directly in QuoteMachine. 

  • Accept online payments from work orders
  • Your inventory and contacts, fully synchronized with Lightspeed Retail

Develop B2B and team sales

Scaling team sales is often a challenge for a retail business. QuoteMachine extends your POS and gives you CRM capabilities.

  • Manage custom orders and sell more than what you have in stock.
  • Stay organized with custom order statuses, and user-friendly reporting. 
  • Keep your customer in the loop by sending sales order documents. 
  • Schedule appointments and book pickups without ever having to leave the QuoteMachine platform. 
a short video to learn how QuoteMachine can help your B2B sales

The best solution to deal with your accounts receivable, all integrated with your POS

Managing invoices to organizations requiring net terms is made simple with QuoteMachine. 

  • Set payment terms across the board or by customer
  • Easily filter invoices to find the data you need 
    • use default QuoteMachine filters for PO number, sales associate, date created, etc., or create your own custom filters to fit your business needs. 
  • Store card on file securely
  • Automate recurring billing
  • Collect payments online via credit card or ACH to get paid faster

Join the 89% 2 of digital businesses that are investing in personalization, develop your B2B sales, manage your accounts receivable, and more with QuoteMachine.

We have the right solution for you, attend a webinar or start a free trial to learn more.

1: “The 2017 State of Personalization Report” Segment, 2017
2: Forrester, 2018

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