Some people believe that telemarketing is an outdated sales concept that peaked 20 years ago. While telemarketing did have a heyday in the 1990s and early 2000s, it has not become obsolete. In fact, telemarketing is still an excellent method to generate sales for smart companies in 2019. However, for real success in 2019, you cannot rely on the tactics that were successful in … [Read more...] about A Strong Connection: How to Improve Your Telemarketing Tactics in 2019
In today’s busy world, our cell phones have become, in most cases, a person’s most treasured piece of electronic equipment. With everything a cell phone can now do, people find themselves turning to these devices more and more often. They aren't just taking calls and sending texts, but also take and store photos, save valuable information and more. In many cases, people also … [Read more...] about Tips on Keeping Your Cellphone Protected
With Facebook, Skype, online chat at your website, email, text, and more all available to communicate with customers, you may wonder if business phone calls are all that important these days. The answer is a resounding “Yes! They are.” There are many pros and cons to running a small business from home, but lack of a professional-sounding business phone system can be a … [Read more...] about Your Phone Can Be Your Greatest Work-from-Home Asset!
Americans have close to 10 wireless provider choices. With skyrocketing smartphone usage, wireless service providers are competing for customers who likely already have a wireless plan and a wireless device. Why Do People Switch? Money is the largest reason people switch wireless service providers. People want the most service and the best coverage for their money. Now, with … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Smartphone Provider for Your Business
In business, communication is critical, whether it is with customers or suppliers, and a start-up business needs to know that its communication systems will work effectively and for the lowest cost possible. If you are starting up a business, the good news is that VoIP technology can offer you the type of telecoms system to meet your needs, with a cost base to suit the … [Read more...] about How Popular are VoIP Systems with Startups?
What do potential customers hear when they call your company and get voice mail? We spend so much money on advertising to get customers to call, but we often overlook this easy opportunity to make a great first impression. Potential customers instantly form an opinion of your company based on your voice mail greeting. Is your company large or small? Can your company do the … [Read more...] about How Your Voice Mail Greeting can Increase Sales
Having a memorable toll free phone number can be a tremendous asset to your business. A vanity phone number can be considered as one of the best investments for any company or business. It can help boost sales volume and even add more customer attention. Customer recall of toll-free number heightens, helping enhance brand recognition. By allowing more potential customers and … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Vanity Toll-Free Phone Number
Are you sending e-mails to prospects instead of calling them? Is e-mail your selling medium of choice because it lets you avoid the rejection that you dread when you make real cold calls? Do you wait and wait for return e-mails from prospects that will give you the green light to move the sales process forward? Email vs. Personal Contact Sad but true, these days most people … [Read more...] about 7 Pitfalls of Using Email to Sell
Appointing a full-time in-house receptionist or using services of a virtual receptionist is a much debated issue when it comes to handling important customer calls. Though handling these calls on your own immediately makes sense; a closer look at issues may reveal more information and help you make the right decision. There are basically five things that you need to take … [Read more...] about Handling Customer Calls: In-House vs. Virtual Receptionist Services
Choosing the right name for your small business can have a huge impact on its success. But what about your business phone number? Does it really matter what number you have, as long as it's printed correctly on your business cards, product literature, Web site, emails and other materials? Actually, it does. The phone number you use can have a direct impact on your business, … [Read more...] about What’s in a Business Phone Number?