What is your opening statement when making cold calls?
Everybody knows that cold calling is one of the most debatable methods of marketing. On one hand, some people see it as the most useless and outdated form of marketing. On the other hand, some people still earn great business from it. One of the key differences between the two sides is that those who gain from cold calling typically have a better understanding of what catches the prospect’s interest. And it starts with the opening statement. Continue reading “How to Start Your Cold Call the Right Way!”
…and to find out how serious they are.
Most people would agree that the more you know about your prospect before they join your business opportunity, the better. One way to learn about this person whom you’ll be mentoring and possibly working alongside of is to ask them certain series of questions. Continue reading “4 Simple Questions to Close Your Prospects!”
That awkward moment when your computer takes too long to load your business website.
I’m just curious, have you ever had a computer take too long to load something for your prospect? What do you do when your prospect is on the phone, and you’re filling out their application on a computer that suddenly freezes? Most marketers would allow an awkward silence to take over. Maybe they’ll give a sheepish laugh or grumble about their computer. If you’re one of those marketers, here is some advice for you. Continue reading “How to End Awkward Silences With Prospects!”
Complete with a how-to video.
If you’re like most people, your business cards may have your contact info, the name of your company, and your product(s). Some of you might have product info on one side, and the other side might be advertising your business opportunity. The traditional ways are fine, but when you’re doing what most people do, it becomes that much difficult to stand out from the crowd in your prospect’s eyes. There’s an awesome “business card hack” that I would like to share with you. Might help you get more leads, might not. Continue reading “How to Make Your Business Cards Stand Out!”
Which would you rather be?
Everybody knows that there are some major differences between calling a random prospect, and having a prospect call you. One difference is that it is more satisfying, and in many cases, rewarding, to talk to someone who knows what you sell, and contacts you about it. Another contrast is that they start with two different techniques. Continue reading “Are You Chasing People, or Being Chased?”
Is it your business or your hobby?
We all know that there are major differences between jobs and home business. However, that doesn’t mean that our business deserves any less respect from us. A great man in my company always said “If you can give this the same respect you’d give a job, in a much shorter period of time, you could be much farther ahead of the game.” Continue reading “How Much Do You Really Respect Your Business?”
In our line of work, we often run into people who don’t want a home business, but a regular job. Naturally, some prospects end up hanging up or telling us that they’re not interested. This doesn’t have to be the end. What you say to them next can open the possibility of them joining your business anyway. Continue reading “How to Respond to Prospects Who Want a Job!”