The Apple iPad is the undisputed king of tablet computing. With more than 100 million units sold to date, iPads represent 95% of all enterprise tablet activations and 94% of Fortune 500 companies are either testing or deploying iPads.
Sales reps are always looking for an advantage – anything that can make them more productive and efficient, and anything that will help their sales calls more engaging. Here are some key advantages the iPad provides mobile sales professionals:
Portability of iPad is key: Reps can easily carry an iPad around, it’s not as heavy and cumbersome as a laptop -- they don’t have to boot up!
iPads enhances reps’ image: Mobile sales professionals automatically look more organized and put-together if they just have to press a button and swipe a screen when presenting
iPads have vibrant displays: High quality graphics make presentations more engaging and visually appealing, and are displayed beautifully on iPads
iPads deliver a multimedia experience: Reps can incorporate videos into their presentations with the tap of a screen. They can show product overviews that showcase research, testimonials, news clips and more
iPads can connect to the Internet on the fly: Reps can instantly access the Internet, so they can augment their presentation with real-time information with a tap of the screen.
iPads integrate seamlessly with the Cloud: Reps are constantly on the move, and need to grab information on the go. Pulling content down from the cloud in between appointments is their way of life – whether they are accessing the most recently updated presentations or getting smart with a training video.