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Telemarketing appointment setting in choppy waters

By andrew on December 1, 2018

Telemarketing appointment setting in tough times. Listen carefully to what the other person is saying and think through the implications of their situation and how you could help them. More tips on appointment making for telemarketing and lead generation teams as well as field based sales teams here.

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Good selling is not always about selling

By andrew on November 19, 2018

Good selling in B2B is often about informing and offering knowledge, and advice to your customer, then allowing them to make their decision. Building your own credibility long-term with industrial or commercial customers will pay great dividends long-term once they know they can trust you.

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It’s amazing how often quotes aren’t followed up

By andrew on November 13, 2018

It’s amazing how often quotes aren’t followed up in B2B. They are your best chance of business, so if you are only going to call 10 people today, make sure it’s those you’ve sent quotes to. Also you want a reasonable return on the amount of time you’ve invested in preparing the proposal. That’s reasonable. Remember to use a number of methods of contact.

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8 day call cycles – telesales top tip

By andrew on November 8, 2018

Telesales tip – use 8 day call back cycles to control your repeated calls to unavailable decision-makers. This is a valuable tip to prevent you calling the same old, same old contacts too often.

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Have a good strong call structure – it works

By andrew on October 29, 2018

Using a strong call guide or blueprint helps massively when it comes to making great outbound telesales or telemarketing calls. Here we describe how it helps and the key areas to focus on to close more deals with more people more often.

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Outbound telephone prospecting is back in fashion

By andrew on October 15, 2018

Outbound telephone prospecting is back in fashion. It allows you to find out more about what your customers want and really think. It is also entirely numeric. So you can count all of it, and look for changes over time. Working backwards you can see what input you need to generate what output.

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Make sure incentives incentivise – sounds obvious

By andrew on October 8, 2018

Running incentive schemes is a valuable part of keeping the telesales or telemarketing team focused on the organisation’s goals. However there are some common banana skins to avoid if you want your commission, bonus and or campaigns to produce the right results. Here 5 of the common pitfalls.

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How to build up the decision-making unit

By andrew on September 20, 2018

Building up your knowledge about the decision-making unit within your client accounts is important to help keep your competitors out. Otherwise you’re vulnerable if one day your key contact leaves. On a recent course we discussed some ideas to help you keep in with your customer accounts.

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Effective appointment setting for field sales

By andrew on September 2, 2018

Appointment setting for field sales teams. One day course run in-house on your premises to help those who prefer selling face to face and who need a little help setting more appointments, with more customers more often. We also run open courses on this subject where you can mix with other sales personnel facing the same challenges.

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