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  • Construction Crane Sales: 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Leaving Voicemails

    Posted On March 04, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc

    It's not something that most construction hoisting and lifting sales reps want to hear, but statistics show that 97% of all sales calls go to voicemail. When a prospect doesn't answer your sales call, you can leave a voicemail asking them to return your call. It's a simple yet effective strategy that can drive conversions when performed correctly. Unfortunately, some sales reps take the wrong approach when leaving voicemails by making the following mistakes.

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  • 7 Reasons Leads Generated Aren't Driving Sales for Specialty Contractors (And How to Fix It)

    Posted On March 01, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Acquiring leads is only one step in the specialty contractors sales process. Equally if not more important is converting those leads into customers. Unfortunately, some sales reps struggle to effectively nurture and convert their company's leads into customers. You can't expect to convert all your company's leads, but optimizing your sales strategy can improve your conversion rate while increasing your company's sales revenue in the process. In this post, we're going to reveal seven potential reasons your plumbing, painting, concrete, HVAC company leads aren't driving sales and how you can fix it.

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  • A Sales Rep’s Case Study – Using Search to Expand My Business

    Posted On February 28, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    As sales reps experience, there are times of the year when developing new customers is a bit more challenging. We rely on our current customers to help pull us through. Sometimes my company has a new product or service that I can introduce to customers, other times it’s a business partner’s.

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  • 5 Tips to Your Lighting Company’s Sales Success in a Highly Competitive Market

    Posted On February 20, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    All profitable markets worth pursuing have competition; it's something that comes with the territory when selling lighting products or services. Too much competition, however, can make it difficult for your commercial lighting or industrial lighting company to succeed. You may exhaust all your resources and time trying to score a sale, only for the prospect to choose a competitor's product or service instead. But this doesn't mean you should give up and seek a different market. Rather, follow these five tips to increase your chance of selling you lighting systems in a competitive market.

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  • How to Shorten Your Process Equipment’s Sales Cycle

    Posted On February 18, 2019 by SalesLeads, Inc

    What's the average length of your process equipment’s sales cycle? Conventional wisdom should lead you to believe that a shorter sales cycle will help your manufacturing company generate more sales than a longer sales cycle. However, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should rush leads and prospects through the cycle. If you're overly aggressive with your approach, you'll inadvertently push them away from your process equipment company. The good news is that there are ways to shorten your manufacturing company's sales cycle while maintaining positive interactions with leads and prospects in the process.

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