5 easy steps to make your telesales call a lot more interesting. 5 top tips starting with getting them talking first. Getting the prospect engaged will make the selling part of the call a whole lot easier.
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Everyone tends to struggle with sales objections. It’s just that some people learn to cope with them better than others. It is because we go through the emotions of rejection. Here are some practical tips to help deal with them, taken from the training module on Complaints, Objections and Nos. There is an audio CD on the subject too for just £34.99.
When are the worst times of the week or day to make outbound telephone sales or telemarketing calls? Monday mornings are a waste of time, Friday afternoons don’t even bother. The first hour 9 – 10 is a bit fruitless and don’t try to get a decision-maker during school holidays. Summer holidays, July and August are also to be avoided. Most of December is a write-off to be honest. And so it goes. What does that leave? When is it best to hit the phones to reach your target prospect?
Telesales, telemarketing, and customer service training from To Market to suit you. Onsite at your premises. 2 day fully interactive telephone skills training for call centre, contact centre, internal sales, telesales, customer service and telemarketing. Or book individual places on our open courses.
Shall I leave a voicemail? In this article we give you our view on when to leave and when not to leave a voicemail. How well you know the prospect, whether you have a specific reason for the sales call and the amount of time since your last telesales or telemarketing call are all factors that determine the way you play this modern barrier to telesales progress.
For goodness sake make your telesales or telemarketing call sound interesting. Too many calls fail in the first 10 seconds because it just sounds like a lot of blah-blah – a descriptive piece about what your company does. Who cares? Probably not the prospect.
How to sell the price difference – telesales tips. This is a tip I learned a few years ago, and it comes in really useful. If you’re competing with a competitor for a prospect’s business and you’re more expensive – focus on the difference. This makes it a much easier sell.
A 3 CD set on how to sell effectively on the phone. And on a 3 for 2 deal. Less than £70 and you get the full story : how to identify what your customer wants, how to open and get the call off on the right foot, and the 3rd CD covers dealing with humans!
Effective telesales call openings are based around 3 key elements. To Market telesales and telemarketing training covers the importance of the 3 strand intro, the reason statement and good questioning skills.
How to add value to your order – selling your charges. It is much easier to sell add on charges such as minimum order value, or plus carriage if you position it correctly. Increase order values and don’t let additional charges become an obstacle to good business.