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 [...]
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 [...]
Here is a recording of week three of our 15-Week SMART Sales System Webinar Series. If you would like to purchase your copy of The SMART Sales System book, click here. Listen to "SMART Sales System - Module 4: Sales Scripts" on Spreaker.
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 [...]
This is a recording from week 6 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. Listen to "SMART Sales System - Module 7: Cold Emailing" on Spreaker.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]