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8 07, 2017

How Many Cold Calls Should I Make?

By |2022-11-08T23:57:08+00:00July 8, 2017|Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Sales Process, Sales Prospecting, Sales Tips, Telemarketing, Telesales|0 Comments

It can be very understandable for a salesperson to have questions around how many cold calls should I make to a prospect before either moving on or before starting to appear to be a pest. We will try to outline a process in this blog post and attached video to give you some ideas to [...]

25 05, 2017

How to Make Cold Calling Easy

By |2017-05-25T16:12:06+00:00May 25, 2017|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Prospecting, Sales Scripts, Telemarketing, Telesales|0 Comments

Cold calling is one of the most difficult sales activities. You are operating in almost a hostile environment, you have a ton of information to share and only have about a 2 to 5-minute window to work in. But believe it or not, we have a process that you can implement that not only makes [...]

12 05, 2017

A “Not So Great” Cold Call Script Example

By |2022-11-09T00:00:27+00:00May 12, 2017|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Telemarketing, Telesales|0 Comments

I received a cold call from a salesperson that sells payroll processing services and I thought her sales pitch had room for improvement so I thought I would outline how the call went to create a cold call script example of what not to do. Here is what she said on the call. I will [...]

6 04, 2017

Does Cold Calling Work?

By |2017-04-06T04:22:37+00:00April 6, 2017|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Prospecting, Sales Tips, Sales Training, Telemarketing, Telesales|0 Comments

"Does cold calling work?" is one of the most commonly asked or debated questions. If you have asked this question, check out our webinar recording that is simply titled with that question - "Does cold calling work?". You can probably guess how we will answer that question but we will spend this time together to [...]

21 07, 2016

10 Inside Sales Tips that Will Transform Your Game

By |2016-07-21T01:44:30+00:00July 21, 2016|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Methodology, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Tips|0 Comments

We recently held a sales training webinar on 10 inside sales tips that will transform your game and you can view the video and download the slides here. Tip #1 - Don’t Sound like a Salesperson Trying to Sell Something The first inside sales tip is to try to minimize how much you sound like [...]

22 11, 2015

How to Handle the “Sell Me this Pen” Sales Role-Play

By |2023-01-28T06:11:01+00:00November 22, 2015|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Tips|0 Comments

One of the most common sales role-play exercises that you will see in training programs or interviews is where the request is made to sell a pen. If you ever have seen someone try to do this, most of the time they will not really handle the test the best way. In this post, we will break [...]

5 09, 2015

7 Inside Sales Tips that Will Immediately Transform Your Game

By |2015-09-05T15:08:16+00:00September 5, 2015|Cold Calling, Inside Sales, Sales Objection Handling, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Tips|0 Comments

Here are 7 inside sales tips that can immediately improve everything you are doing. 1. Don’t sound like a salesperson Your prospects get sold to a lot. Their phone will ring all day with people like you trying to sell them something. Being aware of this could be used to modify how you approach them. [...]

28 06, 2015

3 Hurdles that Get in Your Way of Sales Prospecting

By |2015-06-28T22:08:23+00:00June 28, 2015|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting, Sales Scripts, Sales Tips|0 Comments

If you find yourself thinking you need to do some sales prospecting but you just can’t seem to get going, you are not alone. Part of this might be a little call reluctance, but most can be tied to a few hurdles that make it tough to just get your outbound effort going. 1. You [...]

17 06, 2015

What to Say When the Gatekeeper Says “What is this in regards to?”

By |2015-06-17T01:31:30+00:00June 17, 2015|Cold Call Script, Cold Calling, Sales Objection Handling, Sales Pitch, Sales Prospecting|0 Comments

The most common gatekeeper objection is when they ask you “What is the call in regards to?” They use this question as a tool to identify if you are a salesperson or not. And it is very effective. If you follow your instincts or directly answer their question, you might respond with something like: Well, [...]

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