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How Covve helped improve the sales efforts of an Insurance sales agent

As an Insurance sales agent, part of my job is to be constantly on the road and therefore, using my phone as my main tool of communication. Being in sales, I was in desperate need for an efficient way to help me stay more organized when it came to my means of communicating. When I came across Covve, I was instantly hooked. I immediately fell in love with the In Touch feature and how well it helped keep me organized.

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Can freelancers do more by managing their Contacts?

Freelancing comes with the benefit of being your own boss, but also, the struggles of having to circulate business and generate new clientele all on your own. In order to keep a strong flow of business, you need to expand your network and utilize your existing contacts for fresh opportunities, referrals, and introductions.

Covve is a contact management app helping freelancers manage their contacts and seize opportunities that are hidden before their eyes, right there, in their cell phone.

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Is Technology Pushing Us Apart?


Not so long ago in the grand scheme of things, the majority of your communications would have taken place in person. And while the rules and customs no doubt varied from place to place, they probably hadn’t changed a whole lot until telephones became commonplace — then we had to come up with a new set of customs for this new kind of communication. But even then, most of our communication would be with people we’d already met, even if long-distance phone lines let us talk to them at a great distance.

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Networking for People Who Hate Networking


“You are cordially invited to a networking event. Wear your best business clothes and bring your A-game. It’s time to make a good first impression!”

If you’ve been working in the professional world, there’s a chance you’ve received an email invitation like the one above. You know the game: there’s an event for up-and-comers that’s going to help you pave the way forward for your career.

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Why the Business Card Will Never Die


The business card is to the corporate world what sliced bread is to the average home — a staple. Walk into nearly any boardroom in the world and watch as the first thing you see is the trading of all-important contact information in the form of a small rectangle.

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Setting Yourself Up for Successful Networking (and How We Can Help)


Very few of us can look at where we are and really say that we got here alone — there are always people we have come to know to help us get there, and in today’s world of social media and increasing interconnectivity, we’ve come to know a lot of people. But we can sometimes fall prey to our own expanding contacts list — can you make sure you’re getting the most from what can almost become a deluge of connections? And can you do it without being fake?

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Introducing the Private Graph

 “If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late” (Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn founder)

A classic quote but one I never really sympathised with. The first version of Covve, launched summer 2014, was awesome – it brought a valuable service and a unique design and was underpinned by some pretty complex clever stuff. So, sorry Reid, I was justifiably proud of what we’d achieved.

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Jumping off the career train


I come from a ‘railed’ background: I grew up comfortably, went to a good school, received good university education, secured a well-paid job, moved to a more challenging and rewarding job and then another and then… I QUIT – and let me tell you, I have never been happier.

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