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The Cure for the Common Cold Call: LinkedIn Warm Calling

Written by Jeff Kalter Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:00
You purchased a list, and John Smith is now in your database. He has not, however, expressed to your company any interest in your products or services. As such, he falls into the category of “suspect.” A call to John is cold. And, understandably, whether they are the initiator or recipient of such a call, most people prefer not to engage in this activity. Luckily, today you can use LinkedIn to warm up the call and make the experience more pleasant and fruitful to both parties. Here are some tips to get started.

How to Critique Recorded B2B Telemarketing Calls

Written by Jeff Kalter Wednesday, 22 April 2015 00:00
How to Critique Recorded B2B Telemarketing Calls
When you’re managing business-to-business telemarketing representatives, you can record their conversations and use them as learning opportunities. If one agent is particularly productive, you can listen to recordings of her phone calls to determine what sets her apart from the others. Also, if another is having difficulty meeting their goals, you can re-live their conversations and learn where they go off track. Before doing anything, however, become aware oflocal and federal laws related to recording calls and ensure that you abide by them. What to Listen For When you’re listening to recordings to find out why some representatives are successful and others struggle, pay attention to these areas.

5 B2B Cold Calling Tips That Achieve Sales Results

Written by Wolfram van Wezel Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00
5 B2B Cold Calling Tips That Achieve Sales Results
“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet,” said Bobby Unser, who is one of the ten drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 three or more times. His words not only apply to finishing first on a racetrack, but also to sales people who strive for first-place results in cold calling. So, how do you prepare for success? Start with these cold calling tips. 5 Cold Calling Tips Pinpoint Your Customer Profile You need to ensure you understand clearly your targeted customers’ profile—who they are, the markets they participate in and the issues they are likely to be facing. Why? First, it enables you to laser-target the people with whom you’re most likely to be successful and, thus, boost win rates and shorten sales cycles. Second, by gaining a full understanding of the challenges they are facing, and how your company can help them, you’ll be able to show empathy and…

Proven Listening Techniques for Awesome B2B Telemarketing

Written by Giuseppe D’Angelo Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00
Proven Listening Techniques for Awesome  B2B Telemarketing
“The only way on earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it,” said Dale Carnegie in How to Win Friends and Influence People. Since business development is all about influence, that’s a statement worth etching into your mind. But first, how do you know what other people want to talk about? Ask questions and listen. So, listening is a critical skill for all business-to-business telemarketers. It enables them to understand a prospect’s situation and respond with relevant questions and insightful answers. And because we lose the ability to use body language on the phone, listening is even more important on the phone than during an in-person sales call. When you listen, you can more easily empathize with a prospect. Also, when you listen, you demonstrate respect, enhancing the chances for business collaboration, problem solving and developing a win-win situation.

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