Your sales script is an effective aid when used professionally

Call guides and scripts. Constructed and used professionally, they can be a powerful tool to help you dig up more opportunities on the phone. But used badly, they give us all a bad name. Here, we set out some of the main factors to consider when preparing yourself for effective outbound calls.

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How about a team audit on your lead generation team?

Having an independent team audit carried out on your telemarketing or telesales team can give big benefits. You will learn things that perhaps you didn’t know or it may confirm your feelings. Book an independent team audit on your team and look for ways to improve results.

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How good are the telephone skills of your field based sales team?

Telephone skills for field based sales teams is a vital part of the armoury. To close deals, to set their own appointments, to follow-up proposals, to qualify prospects. And yet most never have any training. It can be seen as just as an extension of face-to-face selling. Which it isn’t as the majority of sales people will tell you! Invest in a little training and help your team increase their effectiveness – all from the ease of their desks.

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Brush up the telephone skills of your field based sales team

Telephone skills for field based sales teams is a vital part of the armoury. To close deals, to set their own appointments, to follow-up proposals, to qualify prospects. And yet most never have any training. It can be seen as just as an extension of face-to-face selling. Which it isn’t as the majority of sales people will tell you! Invest in a little training and help your team increase their effectiveness – all from the ease of their desks.

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Good selling might not seem like selling

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 with industrial or commercial customers will pay great dividends long-term once they know they can trust you.

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5 top tips to secure more appointments over the phone

5 top tips to help you secure more appointments over the phone. Ensure you have a clear idea about what you are trying to achieve but remember that you must work to build rapport from the start. This involves getting them into conversation – not bombarding them with statements about how good your company and it’s products are.

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13th July at 10:30 – Questioning skills selling on the phone – bite-sized sales training

Questioning, alongside listening are arguably the most important of your communication skills. Master these and selling becomes a whole lot easier. They help you find out the things you need to know. They also show interest in the other person, and from this you build rapport. This is the first training module as part of…

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Selling benefits on the phone – Wednesday 15th July @ 10:30

The second module in our bite-sized series of sales training modules is on Wednesday 15th July at 10:30 a.m. You are probably very familiar with the features of your product or service. Your colleagues talk about them frequently. They’re probably listed on the packaging or on your website, or in the brochure. But it’s the…