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.
Telesales & telemarketing masterclass coming up soon on March 17th & 18th covering Leicester & Northampton. 2 day open course to help you make more effective sales calls by phone. Great telephone techniques help you win more orders, more often from more people. And it’s not difficult. We’ll teach you the tips, and tricks to help you get your customers and prospects onside.
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?
Understanding the fundamentals of communication – the do’s and dont’s of communication is key to building better customer relationships over the phone and face to face. So important we think that it’s the first module we run on To Market’s range of telesales and customer service courses.
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.
Telesales training masterclass. 1 day in Birmingham. Tuesday 10th June. This is our standard 2 day masterclass squeezed into a pint pot. A 1 day mini masterclass. Working on the power of vocal tone, getting past the gatekeeper, and the structure of the sales call : powerful openings, benefit selling, closing and spotting buying signals.
5 sales mistakes to avoid. Work on your integrity to build great long term trading relationships with customers. This will make them more likely to buy from you more often. Take the long term view.
Telesales training masterclass. 1 day in Cambridge. Wednesday 18th June. This is our standard 2 day masterclass squeezed into a pint pot. A 1 day mini masterclass. Working on the power of vocal tone, getting past the gatekeeper, and the structure of the sales call : powerful openings, benefit selling, closing and spotting buying signals.
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.
How to engage your sales prospect in 2 easy sentences is about ensuring your message or spiel (aargh) is delivered with their thoughts and perspective in mind. Hold back on telling them how wonderful your company and it’s products are, and how much you know. It’s not what they want to know.