Course Code: ST707

Virtually everybody in sales today sells over the phone at least part of the time. Perhaps it is time for you to evaluate how you use the telephone and where it fits into your sales and marketing mix.

This one-day telemarketing workshop will show you how the telephone can supplement, enhance, and sometimes replace other means of marketing and selling, and how this personal approach can dramatically increase your sales success. We will also talk about how to hone your communication skills, your ability to persuade, and techniques to personalize each sales call.

Course Overview

Specific learning objectives include developing the ability to:

  • Build trust and respect with customers and colleagues.
  • Warm up your sales approach to improve success with cold calling.
  • Identify ways to make a positive impression.
  • Identify negotiation strategies that will make you a stronger seller.
  • Create a script to maximize your efficiency on the phone.
  • Learn what to say and what to ask to create interest, handle objections, and close the sale.

Course Outline

Pre-Assignment Review

To start the day, participants will discuss the answers to their pre-assignment.

Verbal Communication

This session will explore the components of a good sales voice and how participants can sound their best on the telephone. Participants will also think about what customers hear when they place a phone call to their organization, and how they can create a service image.

To Serve and Delight

In this session, participants will look at other facets of language and how we can be better salespeople by choosing positive language.

Exceptional Things about Selling by Phone

This session will help participants put a different spin on selling by phone. Topics will include maintaining a positive outlook, building rapport, and remembering names.

Building Trust

Next, participants will discuss ways to build trust and respect.

It’s More Than Just a Phase

A good understanding of the phases of negotiation is a great asset to a sales professional. This session will explore the phases of negotiation and introduce participants to some of the most common types of negotiation.

Communication Essentials

During this session, participants will work on their listening and questioning skills.

Developing Your Script

Now that participants have some fundamental tools, they will develop a script that can be used for any sales call.

Pre-Call Planning

We do not believe in a canned call, but we do believe in a planned call. This session will highlight the important steps in call planning.

Phone Tag and Call Backs

Next, participants will discuss some ways to make the most of voice mail.

Following Up

During this session, participants will identify ways to avoid missed opportunities by tracking their calls and following up.

Closing the Sale

This final session will give participants some ways to ask for and close the sale.

Workshop Wrap-Up

E-Learning

Why Choose E-Learning?

With busy home lives and work schedules it can be difficult to take the time to attend a Live seminar or workshop. E-Learning is an ideal solution!

Our web-based training offers the same quality content as our in-class courses, while allowing you to complete the lessons at your own pace and convenience, all from the comfort of your own home, office or even while you are on the road!

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