Cold Calling

Blog posts that provide tips on how to improve cold call scripts, cold calling, sales scripts, scripts for cold calling, telesales scripts, inside sales scripts, and more.

28 09, 2020

How to Navigate B2B Organizations

By |2021-01-12T06:06:55+00:00September 28, 2020|Cold Calling, Lead Generation, Sales Methodology, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|

If you are cold calling and trying to get your foot in the door of an account and the target prospect never answers his or her phone, this will seem like a significant barrier preventing you from selling to that account. The simple workaround for this is to find other contacts at the account that [...]

15 09, 2020

Why Prospects Don’t Call You Back

By |2021-01-12T06:07:31+00:00September 15, 2020|Cold Calling, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|

Salespeople often complain about prospects not returning their calls after they leave voicemail messages, and they ponder what to say to get prospects to call back. It is not good to spend time and energy thinking about this because it is my belief that prospects do not return calls from voicemails that are left by [...]

14 09, 2020

7 Steps to Creating a Great Cold Call Script

By |2021-08-23T17:00:22+00:00September 14, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Pitch, Sales Script Example | Examples of Sales and Call Scripts, Sales Scripts|

In this video, we outline seven sections that you can create your cold call script around and here is a quick summary of those sections: Step 1 - Introduction You most likely don’t need help with creating the introduction section of your cold call script but one thing that we recommend is to not ask [...]

9 04, 2020

How to Make Cold Calling Prospects Easy

By |2021-05-19T10:29:47+00:00April 9, 2020|Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Prospecting, Sales Training, Telemarketing, Telesales, The SMART Sales System Training Program, Training Videos|

In this video, we provide a step-by-step process for making cold calling easier. Cold calling can be one of the most difficult tasks that a salesperson has to do because: Very small window of time: You have an extremely small window of time to work with when you get connected with a prospect on a [...]

2 04, 2020

How to Best Deal With the Prospect’s Voicemail Box

By |2021-06-04T13:06:36+00:00April 2, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Methodology, Sales Pitch, Sales Script Example | Examples of Sales and Call Scripts, Sales Scripts, Sales Tips, Sales Training, Telemarketing, Telesales, The SMART Sales System Training Program, Training Videos|

In week 8 of our 16-week sales training webinar series, we discuss sales voicemail strategies. Understand the Prospect The first thing that we discuss is in this sales training video is to try to understand that prospect that you are calling in order to figure out what best to do with their voicemail box. Here [...]

20 03, 2020

How to Deal With and Get Around Sales Objections

By |2021-06-18T15:17:00+00:00March 20, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Methodology, Sales Objection Rebuttals, Sales Pitch, Telemarketing, Telesales, The SMART Sales System Training Program, Training Videos|

In this sales training webinar, we not only provide tips and a methodology for how to deal with and get around sales objections. Here is a quick summary of what we discuss. Understand the Prospect In order to improve your ability to get around sales objections, you can first start by trying to understand the [...]

29 01, 2020

How to Cold Call LinkedIn Connections

By |2021-01-12T06:15:16+00:00January 29, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Networking, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Script Example | Examples of Sales and Call Scripts, Sales Scripts, Telemarketing, Telesales|

While it is very easy to connect with prospects on LinkedIn, it can be very difficult to figure out how to cold call LinkedIn connections. This is because becoming connections can in some ways seem like a friendly gesture and you might not want to follow that gesture up with some sort of sales pitch [...]

24 01, 2020

Cold Call Script Example for Cable and Internet Services

By |2021-01-12T06:15:54+00:00January 24, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Methodology, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales, Training Videos|

Here is a cold call script example from a salesperson that is selling cable and internet services. In this video and blog post, I will break down the call into the different steps of the SMART cold call process. At each step, I will share what she does and then share what I would do [...]

22 01, 2020

How to Generate Leads from Your Event Attendee List

By |2021-01-12T06:16:56+00:00January 22, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Methodology, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|

Hosting webinars and events is a great way to generate leads for your business. Usually after you have an event, you will have a spreadsheet of registrations or attendees. This is a great list to work but it can often be unclear what best to do to convert the list of attendees into leads. We [...]

7 12, 2019

A Real Cold Call Example from PEO Salesperson

By |2021-01-12T06:17:56+00:00December 7, 2019|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Sales Pitch, Sales Process, Sales Prospecting, Sales Scripts, Telemarketing, Telesales|

Here is a real cold call example from a salesperson that appears to sell PEO services, which is a type of HR and payroll outsourcing. In this video, we provide the recording of the call and after that we provide an assessment of the call in terms of what went well and what could have [...]

3 12, 2019

How to Create a Cross-Sell Cold Call Script

By |2021-01-21T06:13:00+00:00December 3, 2019|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Script Example | Examples of Sales and Call Scripts, Sales Scripts, Sales Tips, Telemarketing, Telesales|

A cross-sell cold call script is a script that you can use to call existing customers to try to upsell them on a different or additional product. Here is how you can create your sales script for cross-selling and upselling existing customers. Introduction Since this is an existing customer, opening the call should be fairly [...]

11 07, 2019

An Example of a Cold Call from a Payroll Software Salesperson

By |2021-01-12T06:19:11+00:00July 11, 2019|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Cold Calling Examples, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Scripts, Telemarketing, Telesales|

This is an example of a cold call that we received from a salesperson that appears to sell some sort of payroll software. While the call may seem short and uneventful, there are actually some really good things to reflect on and discuss. What Went Well One thing that I think went well on this [...]