Date: 2017-04-21 19:12
And then follow up. Not soon. Remember, you are busy. But think of the person, and try to send them something that would help them in the next 67 to 65 days. The best egg salesman in the USA says 8775 I get 85% of my new business after four contacts. 8776
Write the body of your letter in such a way that it reflects your plan and creativity. You can start like this: “I’m excited about the opening of your new branch for cancer patients or academic literature department as the study of that particular field is one of the areas I’ve specialized in and in which I am highly capable. I would like to join the team of professionals to provide the best expertise in the region.”
One of my biggest issues is finding the right words to say. I like Sarah 8767 s simple approach and can easily hear myself saying, 8775 Do you have a need for an occasional or ongoing writer? 8776
An appointment need not be a face-to-face meeting. It can instead be an appointment to talk on the telephone again. Or a conference call. Or a video conference. It should be whatever suits the prospect's needs and processes and situation.
[ ] have yet to meet anyone who was willing to put in a few hundred cold calls to a list of qualified prospects that couldn 8767 t get their business up and [ ]
As with an ordinary cover letter , your goal is to get the company s attention and show that you re a great candidate.
This gal did a great job with not only getting the attention but, with also keeping it. We have learned to be skimmers and whether she recognized that or not, she set this up so that if you were skimming, you were going to have to go back and read what you missed.
I really enjoyed reading this post. Thank you so much for sharing! As a newbie freelancer, it really put a spark under me to get out there and start making those calls. I 8767 ve started making my list. 🙂
Great idea! My day job is talent recruitment, so the phone isn 8767 t so scary until it 8767 s myself I 8767 m trying to sell! I 8767 d love to see a follow up post on building prospects who all was on your list (you mentioned non-profits, which perked my ears). I 8767 m very much a newbie and poking my toes in the water with freelancing, and what I lack is starting point. For whom? About what? Writing the piece seems to be the easy part
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Step 5 – Building interest points
Your goal of the cold call should be to build enough interest so that the prospect will agree to move to the next stage in your sales process. Have some silver bullet building interest points prepared that do this. These can be statements that communicate the ROI that you offer, how you differ, tell a client story, etc.