How to win sales remotely

What Buyers Want From Sellers In The Virtual Age.  Q&A based on research and interviews with hundreds of buyers and sellers across wide ranges of industries. Looking to win sales remotely? Lots of surprises here! But for me — and maybe you, too — the most remarkable segment comes 20:15 into the interview. That’s when Mike comments on phone prospecting and reaching out to buyers to introduce yourself to let them know who you are and what you do. His findings: Cold calling is not dead. The more senior the buyer you are trying to contact the more that buyer prefers you reach […]

getting appointments phone prospecting

Is your “phone voice” suited for new client outreach? Easy to fool yourself into making mistakes. Getting appointments phone prospecting on the first call is rare. Regardless of whether you outsource your appointment setting or do it yourself, don’t try getting appointments by phone prospecting on the first call. Q: What goals are realistic for getting appointments by phone prospecting? A: Effective lead generation and list building are about qualifying prospects for future contacts. Once you realize that B2B appointment setting is not the goal of your first call, the monkey is off your back. You are calling to get information. That means finding […]

Tired of outsourcing sales pitch?

What Makes My Service Different from outsourcing telemarketing servicesMy approach is not the usual telemarketing strategy used by call centers. I build a rapport to establish a credible business relationship over time and not with a single phone call. Introductory cold calls.Lead nurturing real-time follow-up calls.Seamless integration with your sales process.Intelligent dialog.Comprehensive pre-sales call campaigningWith follow-up calls for enhanced lead nurturingand lead tracking so you know what’s going on with each prospect and each customer. Immediate feedback on what your customers wantAnd how you can satisfy that need for higher customer retention.Developed specifically for this “hands-on”, one-to-one customer experience engagement my services are […]

business outreach prospecting services

Keeping your active customers engaged so they don’t drift away while also finding new clients is something we all have to do but seems there’s never enough hours in the day to get all this done. You’re probably re-tooling how you do this now that COVID-19 has moved the goal posts making what worked before a bit bumpy, to say the least. Whatever your COVID-19 game plan I thought you might be interested in some ways my Marketing Direct business outreach prospecting services might help you along the way. Just know it requires hands-on follow-up to show your prospects and also your […]

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Is your “phone voice” suited for new client outreach? Easy to fool yourself into making mistakes. Get help getting more stuff done! Direct Marketing outreach services for your business. Keeping your active customers engaged so they don’t drift away while also finding new clients is something we all have to do but seems there’s never enough hours in the day to get all this done. You’re probably re-tooling how you do this now that COVID-19 has moved the goal posts making what worked before a bit bumpy, to say the least. Whatever your COVID-19 game plan I thought you might be interested in some ways […]

Why try my direct phone prospecting outreach?

You already do this in-house! Plus your niche way too specialized. Only sales pros trained in your field can do this right. Excellent points.  You’re asking the right questions! To answer your concerns here are some highlights — What direct phone prospecting outreach can do for you: Build your prospect list with introductory cold calls — any market niche, same tested process. Develop these prospects with lead nurturing follow-up calls. Get you Appointments by methodically working this prospect list. Make your sales process more efficient so every sales lead gets followed up. Give you full notes & clear records of […]

What is Marketing Direct Sales Outreach?

 Marketing Direct sales outreach is about establishing and then building trust and credibility with your customer and prospect base. It’s a process or cycle of gathering and using customer data to improve your interactions with specific targeted customers and prospects…over time and not with a single phone call. What It Will Do For You Done well, this process will boost customer engagement and loyalty, plus help your marketing and sales performance. My Marketing Direct sales outreach process was developed specifically for this type of “hands-on” high-end direct marketing process…and cannot be replicated by mass volume telemarketing. Yes, It’s a Process! […]

COVID-19 and telecommuting

Technology can connect you with almost anyone around the block or around the world. But there’s something unique that we humans get from interacting with one another that doesn’t come across as well through technology. In face-to-face communication, you are sharing a moment in time and space with someone. That is incredibly compelling for our ancient brains. This one-on-one “sharing a moment in time” with someone is how I approach real-time phone prospecting. It’s a moment in which you are able to connect with a prospect in a way that cuts across the technology great divide…and builds a rapport you just cannot get with even the coolest web-based technology. […]

Business Outreach Prospecting Services

But you do this in-house!  That’s what you pay your people to do!  Plus they know the ropes — your niche too specialized to have anybody but your own sales people prospect new business.    Excellent points!! And finding new clients by reaching out to people you do not know is something you think will not work. Anything you don’t already know? Let’s just say experience is a great teacher. And a booklet I wrote about remote work and my phone prospecting experiences covers this start to finish. Pretty much covers the bases…including list-building…intro discovery calls…the 27 second pitch…building-out your database…getting […]

Build Client Prospect Lists

If you are running low on new prospects it’s time to pick up your phone and start making some calls. What I’m talking about is old school phone prospecting to build client prospect lists. Developing a base of well-qualified prospects interested in learning what you can do for them. Yes, it’s a process! To build client prospect lists here’s the process I use and recommend. Phase One:  Introductory warm-cold calls to find prospects worth pursuing. Phase Two:  Best prospects are nurtured by routine call backs from me and follow-up emails from you (see my post Appointment Setting Mistake).  Real-Time Follow-Up Calls […]