More tips on getting past the gatekeeper

Getting past the gatekeeper is an occupational hazard for anyone making outbound calls : telesales, telemarketing or field sales. There are many tips posted elsewhere on this blog but here I suggest a change of attitude, a change of approach may help.

Dealing with sales objections is easy

Objection handling is easy as you’ve probably heard it before. Regardless of industry sector, they generally fit the same pattern. We can buy the same cheaper elsewhere, we’re happy with supplier B, we haven’t got any money etc. Our audio CD guides you through how to handle this.

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I’m not interested – thank you!

I’m not interested thank you! This is a common objection telesales and telemarketing personnel have to face on the phone. While it is tempting to bin the record or add it to your archive file, it is better to base your decision on the potential of the account in the medium term, not what Harry or Harriet says to you today.

Befriend the gatekeeper – it’s the only way !

Befriend the gatekeeper – it’s the only way ! Gatekeepers, receptionists, secretaries, PAs can be the bane of your life to any aspiring telemarketing or telesales person, and this is a hot topic when I discuss telesales or telemarketing training with clients. However it is important to remember a few truths …

Telesales training course – Corby 22nd January 2009

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