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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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:
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 [...]