Lead follow up is reaching out to a lead who has previously interacted with your brand. Even though sales reps don't dread these sales calls as much as they might dread cold calling, sales people still generally regard them as difficult. However, lead follow up is vital as it often turns into a very productive conversation. After all, you’re talking to someone who has expressed an interest in your brand.Continue reading
By Joe Cronin, Sales Manager ConnectLeader
Your company invested in Sales Development Reps (SDRs) because they can reach hard-to-find decision makers sooner and grow the customer base quickly. This growth is notable because a prospect that is found via outbound calls, is much less competitive than a prospect that has filled out a form looking for similar offerings on other sites.
From a sales position comparison, SDRs are not as costly as other sales individuals to employ, but they are a considerable expense. If you have SDRs making outbound calls for sales leads, you want them performing outbound dialing very efficiently, but more importantly, you want SDRs to have many sales conversations and to set lots of meetings.Continue reading