Good Telemarketing Company Practices
November 30, 2011
What are Good Telemarketing Company Practices?
In today’s economy, businesses may find it more challenging to sell their product to consumers. It is important to share why a consumer should purchase a product or service and make it sound appealing. Often, telemarketing is a difficult way to sell a product without appearing to pushy to the consumer. Businesses must find creative ways to engage a customer and keep their interest.
Many businesses use a mixture of marketing techniques: direct sales people, mass mailings, email, telemarketing, webinars and seminars. With the availability of the Internet, it is easier to contact a person first by email or some type of social networking website (such as Facebook) before making the call. If a customer shows interest during an email or website contact, it will be simpler than a regular “cold call.”
In order to produce a successful sale, there are a few good telemarketing company practices that a company can follow:
- All telephone calls should follow up from another type of contact such as direct mail, an email or some type of invitation.
- A business can call an interested consumer after a visit to their website via a contact form.
- The company can make a “cold call,” which can provoke a customer to visit the website. After the customer visits the website, then another call or email contact can be made.
- A phone call can result from a request made via real-time on the company website through the website’s “click to talk” option.
By following some of these practices, a good telemarketing company can create a successful appointment setting so that they can sell their product or service.