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PhoneBurner Launches Significant Contact Manager Enhancements

contact managerToday, we’re proud to release some major updates to our contact manager.

Some are cosmetic, making for a cleaner, more user-friendly experience. Others are functional, allowing you to interact with contacts – and categories of contacts – in smart and efficient new ways.

Here’s a look at what’s new…

Enhanced Basic Search

In addition to the existing “advanced search,” your contact manager’s “basic search” potential has been vastly improved – bringing added functionality to the contact manager’s main screen. Now, instead of simply being able to search by name or email address, a wide variety of parameters are available. Qualifiers such as “equal,” “contains,” etc. are available as well.

enhanced basic search

For example, here is a search for all contacts with a 949 area code.

Customizable Contact Manager

PhoneBurner’s contact manager grid has been overhauled to give you complete control of what fields are displayed. We call these “Contact Manager Layouts.”

custom layouts

For example, let’s say you wanted to create and save a layout called “Auto Insurance” which displays fields like model year, and policy amount. Simply create a layout and add/edit the columns and rows you want to view.


You can save these layouts and assign them to folders as well, so that each folder automatically displays the contact details that are most pertinent.

custom CRM layout

Layouts can also be assigned to saved searches.

Refreshed Contact Detail Page

Our contact detail page has been updated to make it both easier to read, and easier to interact with. Contact details are now displayed on the left of the screen along with custom fields and tags. Notes are more organized and easier to view. Inline editing (just click information to edit) allows for a cleaner, more organized page overall.

contact detail page

Contact Tags

manage tags

Tags are labels you put on your contacts to help you organize and group them in a way that makes sense to you, making them easy to find and/or call at a later date.

Tags can be ultra-specific (ie. “Kim’s friend”), or broad (ie. “100+ employees”, “already refinanced”, or “watched demo”). Create as many tags as you like, and assign multiple tags to a single contact.

Tags can be added or removed from within an individual contact detail page, or directly from your dialing window. Tags can be customized to display with a unique symbol and color.

Integrated Google Search

Want to do a quick lookup of your contact during your dial session? Or right from your Contact Manager? With integrated Google Search you can research on the fly whenever you need to. Clicking the “Google Search” button will pop up a new window which automatically searches the current prospect’s name.

During your dial session, this can be found under the “Actions” button.

crm integrated google search

Video Walkthrough

Watch the video below for a quick walkthrough of these updates. We’ll be posting more detailed videos for many of these features shortly, both on our YouTube page, and in our back office.

Have questions about any of these new features? Let us know in the comments below. Like what we’re doing? Please share this post!

  • I didn’t mention it in this article, but it’s worth mentioning – you get all these CRM tools and upgrades with the free account. There’s an upgrade to use the dialer, but that’s not required. We want to win your dialer business, so we’re happy to give the CRM away for free. So if you’re interested in just using the CRM feel free to signup. No credit card required.

  • Beau Carlisle

    Can you integrate into ZohoCRM or ELEADC or other CRMs?

    • Beau,

      Great question we Currently integrate directly with SalesForce and we have Zapier integration which allows you to integrate the ZohoCRM with PhoneBurner. Another 3rd party system “” is just a few short weeks away from completing their integration with PhoneBurner (they also integrate with ZohoCRM).

      As for ELEADC They don’t seem to integrate with us or these other 3rd party systems. If they are interested they are more then welcome to use our API to integrate directly with us. Here is a link to our API information