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  • How RFPs Works for Commercial Construction Companies

    Posted On November 01, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Commercial construction companies often compete to secure contracts by bidding on a developer's project. The developer essentially asks commercial construction companies how much they are willing to accept, as a payment, to build their desired building or otherwise complete their desired project. Known as a request for proposal (RFP), it's one of the most common ways in which general contractor’s contracts are secured, especially when initiated by a government institution. So, if you operate a commercial construction company, you should familiarize yourself with the process of an RFP so that you can beat your competitors and secure more general contracting contracts.

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  • Low-Cost Ways to Attract High-Quality Leads for the Industrial Air Filtration & Pollution Control Company

    Posted On October 31, 2018 by SalesLeads Inc

    How much does your company spend on average to attract a pollution control and air filtration lead? Depending on the traffic source, your company may pay anywhere from $10 to $200 per lead. Unfortunately, the high cost of pollution control leads often prevents companies from growing and expanding their operations. There are ways, however, to acquire high-quality air filtration leads for little or no cost.

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  • 5 Common Mistakes Electrical Contractors Make When Calling Prospects

    Posted On October 25, 2018 by SalesLeads Inc

    Even in the age of the internet and social media, calling remains one of the most effective communication channels for selling electrical products or services. Whether cold calling or warm calling, it offers a simple yet effective way for electrical contractors to reach prospects with their offers. Unfortunately, many electrical contractors are guilty of making the following mistakes when calling prospects.

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  • What's the Average Sales Cycle for Meters & Controls Companies?

    Posted On October 20, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    If you own or work for a meters and controls company, you might be wondering how long a typical sales cycle is. Defined as the multi-stage process from when a customer makes initial contact with a company to when the he or she makes a purchase, your company's sales cycle plays an important role in its success. Of course, it also depends on the type of product being sold: filters, flow meters, heat exchangers, or natural gas can also affect the length of the sales cycle. However, if your sales cycle is too long, you may lose some potential customers midway through. But if it's too short, you may fail to effectively nurture prospects and convince them to buy your products or services. So, how long is the average sales cycle for meters and controls companies?

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  • How to Increase B2B Sales in an Unpredictable Office Market

    Posted On October 19, 2018 by SalesLeads, Inc.

    Regardless of what exactly your B2B company sells, you'll probably experience ups and downs depending on the office market fluctuations. When there's high buyer demand and low competition in your market, you'll naturally sell more products or services. But when your market begins to decline, the opposite tends to happen: You sell fewer office products or services. While there's no way to control office market conditions, there are ways to increase your company's B2B sales in an unpredictable market.

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