#2 Getting Past TheGatekeeperGatekeepers are very knowledgeable in understanding what thecompany needs. Give them your elevator pitch like you wouldthe decision maker.
#3 Increase CallBack RatesLeave very personalized messages. Humans are very driven bycuriosity, leave a message with intriguing or interestingquestions to receive a call back.
#4 Pick The Right TargetProspectsUse customer data, doresearch, competitivedisplacement and revenueyear-over-year to findquality prospects. Don’twaste your time oncompanies with no buyingpower!
#5 What’s In It For Me?This is what your targetprospect is thinking the wholetime you’re talking. Have arelevant message to start offwith to get their attention rightaway.
#6 Brand NameRecognitionIs your brandname notstrongenough yet toget attention?Usecustomersand partnerbrand namesto buildconfidenceand trust.
#7 Think Quantity,Not QualityRelevantmessaging,although takeslonger, will get amuch higher ROI!
#8 Social SellingUse all the information available in social media topersonalize your messaging and connect with decisionmakers, prospects and target accounts
#9 Run an Effective“Door Opener” CampaignBe creative! Captures someone’s attention by thinking outsidethe box and open doors to opportunities.
#10 Qualify! Qualify!Qualify!This has already been said, but needs to be emphasized. Don’twaste time! You’ll never succeed if you don’t do your researchand make sure you’re going after qualified leads and targets!
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