Telemarketing Tips

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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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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Call Recordings for training and development

Coming from a call centre management background I have always had to work with call recordings for ongoing evaluation and development purposes. Photo Credit: ralphbijker via Compfight It was always such a chore to undertake these evaluations at a rate of X amount of calls per person per week and alway felt no matter how […]

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How to do cold callling yourself without appearing desperate

One of the questions I get asked by sole practitioners, consultants, and sole traders in the professional services sector is how can they do cold calling without appearing too desperate for work. Photo Credit: Ben Smith via Compfight There is a fear that getting on the phone yourself as a business owner smacks of desperation. […]

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Where to advertise your Telemarketing Opportunities

Someone just visited my blog using the term “where to advertise telemarketing opportunities” so I thought it would be useful as a telemarketing company in the UK to respond to this search. At Maxxy we tend to respond to * Linkedin discussions, forum discussions, twitter, other social media. * Freeindex There are some pay-per-lead sites […]

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Top Tips for Not Wasting Money As A Start Up

I read this article today and was inspired to think about what tips I would give others for not wasting money as a start up.  The article I read is here: Ten Ways to Waste Money On A Start Up If you were to write your Top Ten list for ways to NOT Waste Money […]

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Pay-per-lead Telemarketing can be just the ticket!

telemarketing,pay-per-lead,cold calling Pay per lead telemarketing can work very well in some circumstances especially where clients want to pay on results only but don’t want to pay out as much as they would do on "commission only" (by this we mean actually processing the order and payment and getting paid once the end client pays). […]

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Alternatives to Telemarketing using Phone Book data

The Phone Book can seem like an easy source of prospects to call but really it is the devil in disguise for this purpose! It’s not targeted, it’s not tps checked, it doesn’t have contact names or up to date information. If you are after free or low cost data sources consider the following:

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Use of First Names when Telemarketing

I am sure we have all come across cringe-worthy telemarketing or telesales calls where the use of the first name is overdone.

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When are Telemarketing numbers games good?

I don’t usually advocate the “numbers game” in telemarketing campaigns as usually it is a lazy method that relies of low levels of success through probability. However, in some cases the “numbers game” can be a good approach.

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