3 Reasons Cold Calling Isn’t Dead

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By Alexis Craig

For a long time, I couldn’t make a cold call. I have a stutter and it’s noticeable when I’m nervous or talking to strangers. But I wanted to see if I could use cold calling as a lead acquisition and growth strategy.

I initially expected cold calling to be a large waste of my time. I believed all …

Top 3 Mistakes Agents Make on the Phone

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By Alexis Craig Why are so many digital marketing companies saying that prospecting over the phone is dead, while they try to sell you over a cold call? I don’t care that my mom likes to ignore my calls, prospecting on the phone isn’t dead. It can be an effective sales channel when used right. The problem is that most …

8 Ways to Improve Your Daily Prospecting

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By Nico Hohman

As a sales professional, you should be conducting direct sales activities everyday that will add new prospects into your lead list. But sometimes you get into a rut or you need new ideas to help grow your list. Here are eight ways to improve your daily prospecting routine in order to get more clients.

1. Inspect Your …

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No Cookies For You

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By Melissa Krchnak Jim Rohn asks, “What does the word ‘no’ mean to a child? Almost nothing.” He’s so right, too. I have two nieces under the age of 6 that I just spent last week with and they couldn’t understand “no” any less. No candy. No soda. No dessert until after dinner. No playing with your Happy Meal toy …

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Is the Real Estate Business Today Making Us More Social?

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By Subhi J. Gharbieh Being a REALTOR® for a little more than four years now, I have a good understanding of how to approach my business today. I think it is safe to say that when I got into the business, “cold calling” was pretty much being phased out. With the emergence of federal and state Do Not Call laws, …