28 10, 2020

Use Social Proof to Get Around the Gatekeeper

By |2020-10-28T10:25:48+00:00October 28, 2020|Inside Sales, Sales Objection Rebuttals, Telemarketing, Telesales|Comments Off on Use Social Proof to Get Around the Gatekeeper

Another way to disarm gatekeepers is to name drop other people you have spoken to in the organization so that you don’t look like an outsider who is calling to try to work your way in. The way to do that is to say something like this: I spoke with Tom Jones in accounting, and [...]

24 10, 2020

Leverage the Executive Assistant When B2B Sales Prospecting

By |2020-10-24T05:45:55+00:00October 24, 2020|Inside Sales, Sales Objection Rebuttals, Telemarketing, Telesales|Comments Off on Leverage the Executive Assistant When B2B Sales Prospecting

Many of the gatekeepers you will face are executive assistants, and they usually work for the leaders (executives) of a specific department of the company. For example, the CFO will likely have an executive assistant who will help him or her personally with all sorts of tasks. However, this executive assistant will usually also support [...]

2 10, 2020

These Tips Will Make Getting Around Objections Easier

By |2020-10-02T09:06:07+00:00October 2, 2020|Inside Sales, Sales Objection Rebuttals, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|Comments Off on These Tips Will Make Getting Around Objections Easier

Here are some tips and tactics that can improve the interactions you have with gatekeepers. Understand the Gatekeeper One of the reasons that gatekeepers can sometimes be difficult and unpleasant is that they are sometimes instructed to keep salespeople out. Gatekeepers are often trained on how to identify when calls are from salespeople who are [...]

28 09, 2020

How to Navigate B2B Organizations

By |2020-09-28T07:44:39+00:00September 28, 2020|Cold Calling, Lead Generation, Sales Methodology, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|Comments Off on How to Navigate B2B Organizations

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 |2020-09-15T11:21:30+00:00September 15, 2020|Cold Calling, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|Comments Off on Why Prospects Don’t Call You Back

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 [...]

7 05, 2020

How to Deal With and Get Around Sales Objections

By |2020-05-24T13:23:18+00:00May 7, 2020|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Methodology, Sales Objection Rebuttals, Sales Pitch, Telemarketing, Telesales, Training Videos|Comments Off on How to Deal With and Get Around Sales Objections

In this sales training webinar, we not only provide tips and a methodology for how to deal with and get around sales objections, but we also provide actual objection responses that you can copy and use. If you would like to purchase a copy of The SMART Sales System book, you can do that here. [...]

23 04, 2020

How to Best Deal With the Prospect’s Voicemail Box

By |2020-05-24T03:18:30+00:00April 23, 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, Training Videos|Comments Off on How to Best Deal With the Prospect’s Voicemail Box

In this sales training video, we discuss a process and methodology for how to deal with the prospect's voicemail box. .If you would like to purchase a copy of the book The SMART Sales System – SELL SMARTER, NOT HARDER, go here.  

9 04, 2020

How to Make Cold Calling Prospects Easy

By |2020-05-24T03:06:05+00:00April 9, 2020|Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Prospecting, Sales Training, Telemarketing, Telesales, Training Videos|Comments Off on How to Make Cold Calling Prospects Easy

This is a recording from week 5 from our 15-week sales training webinar series on The SMART Sales System. If you would like to purchase a copy of the book The SMART Sales System - SELL SMARTER, NOT HARDER, go here.

2 02, 2020

Cold Email Example for Internet and Connectivity Services

By |2020-03-18T20:39:43+00:00February 2, 2020|Email Marketing, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Emails, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|0 Comments

Here is a cold email example that I received from a salesperson that sells internet and connectivity services for a major telecom provider. Below is the actual cold email that he sent and after that will be some analysis and another cold email example that I created based on the feedback. Subject Line: [Salesperson’ Company [...]

29 01, 2020

How to Cold Call LinkedIn Connections

By |2020-03-18T20:39:43+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|0 Comments

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 |2020-03-18T20:39:43+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|0 Comments

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 [...]