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Knock Your Socks Off Prospecting: How to Cold Call, Get Qualified Leads, and Make More Money (Knock Your Socks Off Service!)

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This guide helps salespeople develop the skill and judgment to know when to pursue a prospect all the way to customer status, and when to cut their losses and move on. The author suggests approaches for preparing to succeed at cold calling, and outlines techniques to try at each stage of the cold call process.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"If you hate prospecting, think how much those prospects dread your cold calls! You need techniques that energize and motivate both you and your potential customers. Welcome to Knock Your Socks Off Prospecting.

Filled with logical, easy-to-use tools, step-by-step skill-building exercises, real-life stories, and amusing anecdotes (along with John Bush’s clever illustrations), this practical and entertaining book helps you improve your communications skills, identify prospects (real ones), and maximize the productivity of your prospecting time. You’ll also get the most valuable collection of how-to cold-calling tips you’ve ever seen, and follow-up techniques guaranteed to win more sales!"

About the Author

William "Skip" Miller is President of M3 Learning, a sales training firm established in 1996. He is the author of ProActive Selling and ProActive Sales Management. Mr. Miller lives in Los Gatos, California. Ron Zemke was a coauthor of Knock Your Socks Off Selling, as well as the coauthor of all the books in the Knock Your Socks Off Service series and of the customer service classic Service America!

Table of Contents

"Preface v

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: The Art of Prospecting ix

Part One: The Fundamentals of Knock Your Socks Off Prospecting 1

1. Gee, Ma, Do I Have To? 3

2. Make Money Easier 7

3. It’s All About Them 11

4. Turn Strangers into Customers 15

5. The Ol’ Numbers Game 21

6. A Winning Formula 27

7. Time Management I: The ProActive Sales Matrix 33

8. Time Management II: The PowerHour 41

9. Speak the Customer’s Language 45

10. Sell to Their Values, Not Yours 53

11. Don’t Sell Stuff, Sell Solutions 59

12. You Sell Change 65

13. Execution: The True Art of the Sale 69

Part Two: The How-To’s of Cold Calling 73

14. Your Thirty-Second Speech 75

15. Thirty-Second Variations: The Opening 83

16. Thirty-Second Variations: WIIFM? 87

17. Summary and Flip 91

18. Leaving a Message 95

19. The Buying Process 99

20. Who’s Driving? 103

21. Transfer of Ownership 109

22. It’s About Time 115

23. Summarize, Bridge, Pull 121

24. Handling NO!: Which No Is That? 129

Part Three: Following Up 135

25. Call #2: Second Thirty-Second Speech 137

26. TripTik® 143

27. Two Paths: Value vs. Solution 149

28. Putting the CART Before the Horse 153

29. It’s All About You 157

Index 159"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780814472859
Author:
Miller, William
Publisher:
AMACOM/American Management Association
Author:
Zemke, Ron
Author:
Miller, William Skip
Subject:
Selling
Subject:
Telephone selling
Subject:
Sales & Selling - General
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
English
Subject:
Sales
Subject:
Business, Sales
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sales & Selling
Copyright:
Series:
Knock Your Socks Off Service!
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
17

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"If you hate prospecting, think how much those prospects dread your cold calls! You need techniques that energize and motivate both you and your potential customers. Welcome to Knock Your Socks Off Prospecting.

Filled with logical, easy-to-use tools, step-by-step skill-building exercises, real-life stories, and amusing anecdotes (along with John Bush’s clever illustrations), this practical and entertaining book helps you improve your communications skills, identify prospects (real ones), and maximize the productivity of your prospecting time. You’ll also get the most valuable collection of how-to cold-calling tips you’ve ever seen, and follow-up techniques guaranteed to win more sales!"

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