Telesales & Prospecting

The Only 4 Reasons Your Prospect Will Buy

It’s really quite simple when you consider it: customers become customers if you solve a business problem or create an opportunity for them. That’s basically it, really. But so many salespeople think that just regurgitating a whole brochure-load of facts…

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The 1 Question Every Buyer Wants Answered

Over the years most training and development programmes for salespeople have emphasised the importance of effective processes and techniques to be able to ‘sell’ their products and services. Most salespeople want to know how to ‘open the call’ or ‘overcome…

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3 Modern Techniques To Generate Fresh Leads

Gone are the days when you had to wait for your company to build your leads for you. You know what I mean; walking into that sales meeting and anticipating with bated breath what your manager would hand down to…

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“I Can’t Get My Prospects To Return My Calls!”

It’s one of the biggest complaints we hear in our sales programmes. “My prospect won’t return my call!” Of course, it’s the prospect who’s missing out, isn’t it? It’s the prospect who should be doing the work isn’t it? It’s…

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8 Tips For Preparing For A Sales Call

When we ask salespeople how they prepare for making sales calls, most say they might check the company’s website and possibly check the contact’s Linked-In profile, but that’s about it, really. This surprises us, as the quality of the preparation…

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7 Key Ways To Become Excellent At Prospecting

How do you feel when your manager asks you to do more prospecting? Do you jump with glee at the thought of making several hundred more cold calls? Or do you close your eyes, utter a deep sigh and think…

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A Quick Look Into Prospecting With LinkedIn

Many people are under the impression that LinkedIn is generally only used as a recruitment tool, as it is very common to find job advertisements posted all over the site, and obviously LinkedIn’s main function is to provide each member…

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5 Little-known But Essential Email Follow-up Secrets

5 Little-known But Essential Email Follow-up Secrets is a guest post written by Forster Perelsztejn.  Forster gathers sales data at Prospect.io in order to deliver powerful and insightful advice to salespeople. Ever seen this stats collection that says that 48%…

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Know The Prospective Buyer

Know The Prospective Buyer Understanding and dealing with different personality types Buyer Traits While every person is different, you will find that most prospective customers fit into certain categories. We will examine how to recognise each one, and then provide…

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The 3 Worst Cold Calling Tips Ever

Cold calling presents a ton of challenges to sales professionals at every level and in every industry. Therefore, there are a plethora of tips, tricks and magical scripts to help sales people overcome objections, get though GK screens and close…

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Tips On Cold Calling – The Cold Calling Tips Cheat Sheet

Want some tips on cold calling? Here’s the cold calling cheat sheet! I must receive about 20+ emails each month that ask me for specific help and guidance on cold calling so here are some top tips: Sound Like A…

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What Should You Say When Asking For Referrals?

I have seen and heard tons of techniques and tricks on how to ask for referrals from your customers. But I have to tell you that most of those so-called golden nuggets are actually outdated, old-school pitch-mentality approaches to working…

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