Building Good Prospect Lists Nothing worthwhile comes easy. Especially so-called telemarketing lists. Most of what you buy are loaded with junk you need to clean up and that’s a real pain. What to do? Build your own lists and keep your data clean and up-to-date. Helps if you have a good list company like Accurate Leads —- Small family owned list company. Great service. Plus you can test small batches of prospect lists custom built to match your needs. They’ve been around since 1984. I’ve known about them only for a few years. Their services I have recommened to Marketing […]
My guess is you’ve never received a business phone call from someone like me doing old way new client outreach. Informal and relaxed without any selling— that’s old school outreach. Gets your foot in the door with prospects you might want to develop as customers. No selling. Just qualifying their interest. Prospects you’ve met at trade shows or Zoom meetings Customers who have drifted away Subscribers to newsletters or webinars High-profile executives you’ve read about in business journals Important you know something about making these calls in a way that is not intrusive or annoying like calls you get from […]
Only a small percentage of leads offer you REAL sales opportunities. Strategic calling process Me doing outreach with TeleMagic First Phase: Introductory warm-cold calls to find prospects worth pursuing. I work the phones. Weak prospects noted. Stronger candidates flagged for follow-up. Second Phase: Follow-up calls to uncover active selling opportunities. Best prospects are developed by routine call backs. Again, I’m working the phones and making the calls. What You Learn: Sales opportunities you’ll NEVER hear about unless your ear is close to the ground! EXAMPLE — Vendor drops ball…you get the chance to prove what you can do. Strategic Calling […]
Because I test with small trial projects you will NEVER waste your money on your business development cold calling going nowhere.