What to do with Christmas – business review

Christmas and new year is a great time to take stock and review your business, your product lines, your customer mix etc. Most of the country goes quiet, so you can take time out to think, without being worried that the rest of the economy and your competitors in particular are stealing a march on you.

Incentivise your team

Incentives must incentivise – sounds obvious

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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5 tips to get your commission scheme right

Commission schemes need to be well constructed to ensure they work for your organisation. They must be there to motivate. They mustn’t simply pay more for the same. Does your telesales or telemarketing scheme pass muster? A good, clear commission scheme will help you achieve better results. A bad one is worse than doing nothing at all.

How do you follow-up visitors to your website?

It is important to follow-up enquiries and even website visitors quickly, shortly after they’ve been on your site. There are services that allow you see who these B2B visitors are. Ensure you have a plan in place to maximise the opportunities that are coming your way daily.

Make sure incentives incentivise – sounds obvious

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.

How to sell more – 4 quick wins

All you really want to do is generate more business. To sell more. To more people, more often. Here are 4 quick wins that will help you convert the warmest leads you have in your pipeline. You may be all over these topics, but most aren’t.

Northampton – How to win more business over the phone

How to win more business over the phone. A one day workshop rather than training on how to build your small or medium sized business with more proactive telephone work. We’ll help you structure your approach, your calls, and come up with ways of overcoming your most likely objections. Plus we’ll help you put together some great benefit statements to promote your business.

Marketing half day seminar for Leicestershire start-up businesses

Marketing half day seminar for Leicestershire businesses. Recent workshop conducted by Andrew Seaward of To Market in support of the SPARK initiative. Covered all the main topics a small or newly launched business will need to consider in order to get it’s name out and find customers. And all without a vast marketing budget. And no, social media is not necessarily the answer.