Emails are an important part of business operations and no one can question their significance. They are equally famous among individuals and businesses. Personally, we use emails for communicating with others. With the passage of time significant evolution can be seen in emails. Like when it started, you could only send a written message using email. Now email is equipped with features like CC, attachment and filtering etc. Due to such development in emails. Same is the case with the purpose of emails, initially the only reason of sending emails was to communicate with individuals, but now firms are using it as one of the most effective marketing tools. Following are some facts related to email to make you aware of its significance:
- There are 4.6 billion email accounts created worldwide
- Daily 212 billion emails are sent and received related to business purposes
- Business-related emails sent and received by a single person per day is equal to 131
(Facts taken from this link.)
The above mentioned facts are enough to clearly explain how much important emails are for business firms. In current business era, firms have to use even the smallest things to gain a competitive advantage over their rivals and one such thing is use of email.
VTiger 7 and Thunderbird Integration
VTiger 7 understand what tools can benefit your business and that is why VTiger 7 put so much emphasis on emails. This is the reason it provide so much useful features in regard of emails e.g. templates for emails, several integration features related to emails, automating the process of email queries etc.
In continuous effort of making VTIger 7 experience better for its valued customers, we achieved a new hallmark and that is VTiger 7 and Thunderbird integration. Everyone is familiar with Mozilla because of its firebox browser, but this is not the only reason Mozilla is known for. Thunderbird is also a very fine tool offered by the Mozilla.
What is Mozilla Thunderbird?
Thunderbird is an open source software which is completely free and does not cost a single penny. It is mostly known for its functionality in regard to emails only, but it is also acts as a chat client and performs exceptionally well when it comes to RSS and news feed. It supports cross-platform emails and mostly used by business firms with specialized operations. This integration helps in sending emails, creating new leads and contacts, import and export contacts from one platform to another and copy new contacts from Thunderbird to VTiger 7 CRM.
Why we choose Thunderbird?
There are number of different factors which contribute to make this integration happen. The factor to which we gave most weight is benefits that come with Thunderbird. Some of the advantages of using Thunderbird are listed below
- Open-source: It is an open source software and the community which is developing extensions for Thunderbird is quite decent in size. Because of which it is becoming more and more useful day by day. Furthermore, it is free and you can experiment with it as per your needs.
- Efficient Search: while going through emails you want to search an email received from a specific contact or an email with a specific subject. Thunderbird provides a quick search bar for this purpose and moreover its search timing is far less as compared to other such clients.
- Sorting: Although all the email clients provide different email sorting options but in this aspect, Thunderbird proved to be an ace. It provides so many alternatives to sort emails. You can sort emails on the basis of order received, date, star, attachments, tags, ascending, descending and much more.
There are plenty of different Thunderbird benefits which I am unable to discuss here. But, rest assure it is one of the best email associated client out in the market whose core values include quality work with a speedy response.
What Vtiger 7 CRM & Thunderbird Integration will Do for You?
This integration is very carefully designed and is tailored in order to produce best results and without a doubt when these two powerhouses are combined together they produce one of the best solutions available in the market related to emails. The tasks in which this integration will assist you are listed below
- Through this combo, you can auto-login your CRM using email client
- The emails from Thunderbird can be attached to the contacts present in the VTiger 7 CRM
- You can also create a new lead from a contact received from Thunderbird
- This integration also allows you to edit an email before attaching it to the contact in VTiger 7
- It also helps you in importing contacts present in VTiger 7 CRM to Thunderbird
- Your Thunderbird address book can also be imported into VTiger 7 CRM
It is just a glimpse of the benefits that can be attained using this combo. The usefulness of this feature also depends on the type of business you are operating.