The C-Suite isn’t some plush office at the top of an impenetrable Ivory Tower, so why is it so difficult for B2B telemarketing professionals to get into direct conversation with these key decision-makers? Hint: it isn’t — you just have to go about it the right way. And sometimes, that means creatively leaping through hurdles to reach them! Here’s how to make high-level appointment setting simpler:
So you’ve come around to the idea of telemarketing as a key B2B marketing strategy and invested the necessary resources. You’ve got a team of dedicated telemarketers working around the clock, calling anyone who might even remotely be interested in your product and pitching, pitching, pitching.
Cold calling and telemarketing are often thrown around interchangeably. But while they definitely share some common ground, in practice the two are worlds apart. While cold calling is technically a type of telemarketing, it is only a small piece of the telemarketing puzzle.
In the world of B2B telemarketing, it’s important to be proactive and try to hook a prospect as soon as you think they’re ready.
There’s no point having a killer pitch and then wasting it on the wrong sales prospects. To ensure you close deals, try to find prospects who have a real need for your product or service.