I met with Canadian vendor Oprius' CEO Allan Smith at the recent Office 2.0 conference. I'm always keen to review products from outside of the US – not because I'm anti-US but because a remote location often gives a different "spin" to the ideas coming out of other countries.
Oprius provides an online productivity tool for sales professionals – rather than taking a broad product approach towards CRM, Oprius have preferred a narrow and deep strategy – concentrating on contact management functionality – arguable the key area for sales professionals. Sales success is about building deep networks – Oprius helps with this aim – being the friendly reminder watching over your shoulder.
Oprius Contact Manager
Oprius covers several distinct areas of functionality for network marketers – these are;
- relationship building
- phone manager
Below is an actual training video that Oprius uses for a live customer – it gives you an idea about how Oprius can be used on a daily basis;
For a customer's perspective on what Oprius offers to his business, check out the video below;
Oprius, in keeping with SaaS custom, offers a free 30days trial period. thereafter it costs $14.99 per month. It's an intuitive and easy to use and is strongly focused on dong it's job in an exemplary manner without including a host of other features – a great example of the narrow and deep product strategy.
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