Fast Forward: April 2023 Edition – FINS

Greg Sheek, FSM Partner Relationship Manager
Greg Sheek, FSM Partner Relationship Manager

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Get ready to spring forward with Fast Forward! With April in full swing, it’s time to leave the winter blues behind and embrace the season of growth and renewal. In this edition, we’re bringing you the latest insights and tools you need to outpace your competition with new programs designed to supercharge your sales and expert insights that will keep you ahead of emerging trends. So don’t wait – let’s spring into action with Fast Forward and make this month your most successful yet!

In this edition:

  • Sales smackdown: Fast Slow Motion’s new rewards program is helping Salesforce AEs crush their quotas.
  • Dollars and sense: Our big bet for the month.
  • Trust us: Why trust is critical for closing deals.
  • Crushing it: The rundown on new logos signed, clients and industries served, and the scoop on last month’s groundbreaking referral record.


FSM Rewards is a new program from Fast Slow Motion created to help Salesforce Account Executives close more deals, and close them faster.

Every time we win a deal together, FSM will award you discount credits in the amount of 5% of our implementation SOW. Credits are available immediately, and are valid for 365 days after our scope is signed.

Use your discount credits to effectively lower implementation costs for your key targets and deals, bank your credits and deploy them strategically to meet your goals, and re-engage past prospects in your patch!

Rebecca Shulman from the D.C. office recently closed a deal using FSM Rewards and was able to lock down $13k in ACV. Now it’s your turn—if you’ve already won deals with us this year, you’ve got discount credits in the bank!

To check your FSM Rewards balance, contact me directly.


I'm on a budget.

Budget apps market

The budget apps market is a rapidly growing sector predicted to expand at a CAGR of 5.48%, from a value of $212.48 million in 2022 to $292.64 million by 2028. The growing demand for cost-effective financial management solutions and the increasing adoption of mobile devices are key factors driving the growth of the budget apps market. Additionally, the rising need for digital financial planning tools and the growing popularity of personal finance management apps are expected to further boost market growth.

  • Use this angle: Focus on how Salesforce can offer businesses in the budget apps market a comprehensive platform to manage their sales, marketing, and customer service needs. With enhanced visibility into customer needs and preferences, businesses can personalize their messaging and offer tailored solutions. Challenges faced by the budget apps market include intense competition and changing customer needs. Salesforce can help businesses navigate these challenges by providing a flexible, scalable platform that can adapt to changing market dynamics. By leveraging Salesforce’s technology, businesses in the budget apps market can streamline their sales process and deliver exceptional customer experiences.



If we don't have trust, we have nothing.

Trust us

Building strong relationships with your customers is critical to closing deals and driving growth. To foster these relationships, make it a priority to actively listen to your customers and understand their unique needs and pain points. Take the time to personalize your communication and tailor your messaging to their specific goals and challenges. Offer insights and recommendations based on their business needs and industry trends, and provide exceptional customer service and support throughout the entire sales process.

By demonstrating your commitment to their success and making them feel valued and heard, you can build trust and foster loyalty that will keep them coming back to Salesforce for years to come. Learn more about the key to boosting trust in sales.



I crushed it.

Crushed it

In March, we received more than 100 referrals from our friends at Salesforce. That’s a record, folks! We also helped more than 160 clients implement and enhance Salesforce products, including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Account Engagement, Health Cloud, CPQ, FSL, and more.

Looking for a partner who understands your clients and how Salesforce can help them grow? Reach out to me via email or add me on Slack ( – we’d love to help you close your next deal.


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