Telesales and telemarketing teams should be targeted on what the managers are targeted on. Too often teams are targeted to achieve something out of line with corporate objectives : for instance sales volume rather than profitable sales …..
If you have a junior or newly promoted telesales or telemarketing team leader, supervisor or manager, they may need some short-term support in setting up the key business systems that will help them with the ongoing managment of the team. We can help with this. KPIs, commission schemes, checking database quality. You name it, we’ve spent many years doing it !
Create a dynamic atmosphere with your telesales team. This is important, if you can help the team create a buzzy, dynamic, fun environment they will perform better. Success breeds success. Let’s talk about how to do it.
Advice on why not to hire a new telesales manager. If you’re currently looking to build up the telesales or telemarketing function in your company, you may be looking at recruiting a new telesales manager. Alternatively you may be looking to recruit one who has left. However there is a flexible alternative.
What is the difference between commission and bonus ? A question we frequently get asked by clients. Not only what is the difference, but equally importantly, “do we need both of them ?” and “how can we use them both to motivate our team in different ways ?”
Don’t hire a new telesales manager yet ! A more cost effective solution may be to hire in a quality team manager for a fixed or variable amount of time. Save yourself the overhead and avoid committing to a large salary to land a quality telesales manager who will help you develop your team. Then job done, they move on, you stop paying.
Should I pay commission, bonus or run campaigns for my telesales or telemarketing team ? Well why not do all 3? They all have their place and they can do different things for you. Link to full article here.
There is a way to get an experienced telesales or telemarketing manager in your company for a fraction of the usual cost. Hire somebody on a freelance basis to do an agreed number of days per month for you. Say you set up an agreement with someone to do 5 days per month. The required investment will be less than half what it would cost to employ someone. And that’s without the employment costs, company car, pension, heathcare etc.
Some ideas on how to build your telesales – without spending big sums on a manager. A current hot topic in telesales and telemarketing management is the idea of hiring an interim telesales manager or someone for a fixed or variable term. It offers you great flexibility and could be just what you are looking for.
Do you really need a full time telesales manager ? As an alternative have you considered hiring an interim telemarketing or telesales manager on a short term contract ? This offers many advantages.