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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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Getting past the gatekeeper – Bite-sized sales training

Getting past the gatekeeper. A topic close to the heart of all us who make outbound calls in order to generate business. This will be the third training module we will run as part of the bite-sized programme. If you want to see the full schedule check out bite-sized. Each of our topics will be…

Questioning

Questioning – the most important communication skill?

Powerful questioning techniques are valuable in any telephone based role whether you’re proactive and making telesales, telemarketing or sales generation calls or whether you’re dealing with incoming queries, complaints and enquiries. Knowing when to use open and when to use closed questions is a vital skill which will help you navigate your way through a conversation with a customer.

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Good selling not always about 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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A good strong call structure – really works

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.