Prospecting—3 Mistakes You Need to Avoid Now

What’s the biggest mistake sales reps make with prospecting or cold calling? They call with what a client of mine once called, “commission breath.” You know, that desperation sales people have when they finally get someone on the phone. It’s the same kind of attitude that you feel and don’t like when a salesperson gets […]

Best Phone Sales Prospecting & Cold Calling Techniques Tips & Tools

You’ve Got 5 Seconds to Make a Good Impression By Mike Brooks, http://mrinsidesales.com/ Learn the best effective phone sales techniques including successful cold calling business prospecting, outbound telemarketing, professional telephone calls process, and other opening selling skills, tools, methods, tips and ideas. Years ago, they used to say you had just a couple of minutes […]

Sales Prospecting & Cold Calling Tips Techniques Tools Ideas & Methods

Why You’re Turning Off Your Prospects By Mike Brooks, http://mrinsidesales.com/ Learn the best cold calling and sales prospecting tips, ideas, techniques, strategies, tools and methods on how to make effective successful business calls for sales. It happened just now. Phone rang at our office and I picked it up. It was a guy who read […]

Phone Sales & Business Prospecting Calls Tools Tips Methods & Ideas

Avoid This One Error when Prospecting by Phone By Mike Brooks, http://mrinsidesales.com/ Learn about the best creative, effective phone business prospecting scripts, tools, tips, process, methods and ideas to help you successfully close more sales. On Facebook last week, there was a very brave soul who was making cold calls live. I clicked over to […]

Handling & Overcoming Common Objections in Phone Cold Call Prospecting

Avoid Rejection While Prospecting with this One Technique By Mike Brooks, http://mrinsidesales.com/ Discover sales training with best tips, rebuttal techniques and responses on how to go about handling and overcoming most common objections in phone cold call prospecting. Prospecting by phone can be hard—gatekeepers screening you out, decision makers don’t want to talk to you, […]

The Five Secrets To Writing Killer Prospecting Script

I’ve written, tested, re-written, tweaked, copy edited, composed, marketed, reviewed, and used thousands of telemarketing scripts over the last 26 years. I’ve written and used opening scripts, closing scripts, prospecting cold calling scripts, warm inbound scripts, closing scripts, rebuttal scripts, trial close scripts, initial resistance scripts, blow off scripts, qualifying scripts, etc…. Bottom line? Nobody […]

Script to Deal with the Covid-19 Objection

“We’re just not doing anything until this virus situation is settled…” Sound familiar? It should. You probably get this objection, or some version of it, every day now. And for good reason. We’re all in unchartered territory now. Some of you reading this are working from home—a whole new challenge—some stores and companies are closing […]