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Is Cold Calling Dead?

This question pops up every now and again so I thought I would give my take on it here at my blog. I have answered a question on this recently over at Quora and the question and views around it pops up on forums and blogs quite often. Photo Credit: Chad McDonald via Compfight It’s […]

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It’s Always About Results In Sales!

I had to have a bit of a giggle at last night’s The Apprentice. It’s always about sales results isn’t it? Both on the show and in real life. It’s a fact of life and if you don’t like this then don’t be in Sales! Poor Laura got the boot because of her poor sales […]

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Telemarketing Tips and Voicemail Opportunities

If you hear the click of a voicemail and hang up you could be missing opportunities with cold calling. Photo Credit: Steven Perez via Compfight As a general guide I don’t usually encourage leaving voicemail messages for small lists and prefer instead to try to get to talk with the right person.

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Why you should index your phone number for Telemarketing purposes

This may seem like an odd tip to provide for telemarketing results but let me explain… When I say index your phone number I mean to make this a specific keyword or phrase that is found by search engines. In the screenshot above I have used our phone number 01480 878082 for illustration purposes. People […]

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Don’t Tweet If You Are Bad!

I just saw a twitter account that had nothing on it apart from @mentions regarding poor customer service experiences. This was followed by a load of impersonal comments saying “I’m sorry you feel that way please email us at xzy@blahblah.. or log your issue at domainname.com/issues” This type of twitter timeline gives a big loud […]

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A view from a forum moderator on lead generation via business forums

Some of you will know that I moderate at some forums with the busiest being UK Business Forums and I thought that this would make for a good article to give a few tips for people who use forums as part of their social media marketing activity particularly with the aim of generating leads.

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How to completely destroy your customer base with marketing!

This is a true story of something that happened this week that demonstrated how marketing tasks can backfire. Background Well known brand has a relatively new retail store in the local area. The launch about a year ago involved much razzle-dazzle with hot air balloons and girls in promotional t-shirts.  There were lots of special […]

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Is Quora For Geeks?

I have been chuckling to myself since seeing a comment posted in response to this article http://allthingsd.com/20120423/quora-were-not-just-about-tech-and-silicon-valley-anymore-chart/?mod=googlenews Photo Credit: {Guerrilla Futures | Jason Tester} via Compfight   The 3rd comment on this article responded with “Quora is for Geeks. Period” Now I don’t think of myself as too geeky. I’ll let you into a secret […]

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Little things can make a big difference to telemarketing results

Working with some new people this week, I am reminded that often it is the little things that can make a big difference to overall telemarketing results. Photo Credit: Flare via Compfight Here are some of my top tips:

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Are Sales “Focus” Days Motivational?

I’ve just commented at ukbf on a post where the op wanted ideas for a ‘sales focus day’ on a tight budget. He could only afford to “buy the guys pizza” and this has prompted me to write about these kind of sales focus days to increase sales success. In short my view is that […]

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