Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well

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I have just published an updated 34-page Skype Jump-Start Guide for Business that is available as a free download. You get the guide and a 3 page cheat-sheet to keep handy while you dust off your Skype skills. Skype has been around since 2003.

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Tip for Busy Executives To Get the Most Out Of Sales Calls

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Skype. Related Stories Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well Google+ Hangouts – What Do They Do? Presentation Tools Social Selling Tool tips Web Tools google Hangouts online meetings sales calls Skype Video webcam Insist on a Video Meeting.

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5 Steps to Develop An Awesome Remote Coaching Program

Steven Rosen

With free platforms like Skype, Zoom and Facetime technology enhance the sales manager’s ability to have personal coaching sessions. When asked to coach remotely whether it be by phone or Skype, sales managers find coaching an even more daunting task.

More People Than You Think Are Involved

Sell More and Work Less

There’s social media, email, Zoom, Skype, Abobe, etc. When I facilitate a workshop with a group of sellers, we inevitably start talking about all the different ways that you can communicate with clients.

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ACE Your Sales Results

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. Are your sales results where you want them to be? Probably not, as most top sales performers are always pushing the envelope.

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Patience Is an Undervalued Sales Skill

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. Why do so many people rush the sales process? Maybe this is one reason why sales quotas are not necessarily a good thing?

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LinkedIn Gets Video Conferencing for iPad with Hookflash

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Compared to Skype, there is no need to build a list of contacts. The app also pulls information from LinkedIn so your conversations have more context than they would with Skype. Hookflash iPad Icon. LinkedIn has proven to be one of the key pillars of a sales persons online presence.

You Are Losing New Customers Before You Ever Talk To Them

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Fastest and Easiest eBook Cover Creator Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well. Are you spending your sales and marketing efforts in the wrong area? Are your prospects clicking away without action?

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2 Slideshare Tips For Best Results

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Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well Fastest and Easiest eBook Cover Creator.

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Face-to-Face Meetings Are Back in Style

No More Cold Calling

Skype, FaceTime, and Web-based conferences even offer a visual presence that’s beneficial for connecting with clients or team members. Susan RoAne explains why in-person connections matter just as much as ever.

8 Statements That Make Salespeople Sound Insecure

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For example, you could say, “I’m sending you a few questions I’d like you to answer before our Skype meeting so I can tailor the agenda to your situation,” or “Look over the proposal by Saturday and let me know if you have any thoughts.”.

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Where Do You Rate On The Paradoxical Nature of Time?

Bernadette McClelland

So to achieve our goals, or overcome any challenges we may have, listen and watch for those that we can help, albeit 5 minutes in the office, a Skype call to someone on the other side of the world, a coffee with someone who connects with you on LinkedIn or sitting with your children after work. Each one of us has the opportunity to make a positive impact on someone else’s life. How cool is that thought?

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32 "Let's Touch Base" Alternatives That Are Far Less Buzzwordy

Hubspot Sales

3) “Let’s check in via [email, Skype, Slack, text, a phone call] once [X benchmark is hit].”. What’s wrong with using “I’ll touch base with you” in an email? Touching base” simply means getting in contact with someone. (It’s

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[TEMPLATE] How to Start a Conversation Using the “Foot-in-the-Door” Email

DiscoverOrg Sales

Once we got our first reply, the emails were no longer “cold” and we could easily continue the conversation via email (or sometimes Skype) where we’d ask for an in-person meeting. Here’s how to start a conversation (and book a meeting) with almost any prospect in your database or CRM using the “Foot-in-the-Door” email. This simple, 5-step cold email technique works especially well for sales development reps who regularly email: CEOs. Marketing VPs. Industry influencers. HR directors.

Is it OK to Text a Prospect? (Sales Advice?)

A Sales Guy

If we didn’t want people to Skype us, we wouldn’t put our Skype handle our our business card. Do you think it’s OK to text a prospect or a customer? My take is this. If their mobile number is on their business card, it’s fair game. The information we put our business cards implies that communication channel is OK to connect. We don’t put our home phone numbers on our business cards, (do people still have those?)

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Fastest and Easiest eBook Cover Creator

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Related Stories Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well How To Get The New Twitter Layout Now Communication Is A Deal Killer. If you are creating content on the web, you need to provide a visual image or cover to put on your website or share on social media.

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When Cold Calling Conflicts with Business Ethics

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. One of my colleagues, Tibor Shanto , posted a blog a while ago about using a specific script for leaving cold calling voice mail messages.

The Often Overlooked Competitive Advantage

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. Many small businesses work very hard to stay competitive. They bring in the best technology hardware and software to ensuring their solutions are top of the line specific to quality.

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Measured Yourself on the “Relater Meter” Lately?

Jonathan Farrington

There are so many communication mediums open to us today: The telephone is still with us - but we don’t seem to be using it so much, preferring to hide behind recorded messages - Skype, our cell phones, video-conferencing, and of course email.

A 10-Step Plan for Global Account-Based Sales Development

DiscoverOrg Sales

All content assets in all forms are available to you–videos, white papers, Skype conversations, personal notes, a blog post that someone wrote last year, an answer to a specific question, industry-relevant data. If you have one or more global accounts—large companies with a global footprint—it’s important to approach them globally – but this is a tall order for a busy sales department, especially among newer companies where any account-based approach has a learning curve.

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The Effect That Technology May Have On The Sales Industry

Sales Tips & Techniques

People often ask how technologies like Skype and video conferencing will affect the sales industry. Read full story → Sales Management

Time To Upgrade Your Webinar Tools?

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Related Stories 2 Slideshare Tips For Best Results Fastest and Easiest eBook Cover Creator Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well. Is it time to upgrade your online meeting tools and capabilities?

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Around the World in 80 Minutes: No Passport Required

No More Cold Calling

We talk on Skype the next morning, and he introduces me to an entrepreneur who wants to learn about referrals. Social selling exposes your business to a world of opportunity. A Brit writes to me on social media and wants to discuss referral selling.

Are You Overlooking the Obvious in Your SMB Marketing?

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. Sometimes in the quest to increase sales through new SMB marketing actions, obvious opportunities are often overlooked. This appears to be true if a recent report by Direct Marketing News is correct.

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7 Tips and Tools To Get Out Of Your Sales Slump

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Related Stories Don’t Forget Your Old Tech Tools – Skype Is Alive and Well Social Selling Isn’t All About Selling The Proven Best Way To Gain New Customers. It happens to everyone throughout his or her career. Opportunities that have been identified turn out to be dead ends.

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The Me, Me, Me in Marketing

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. How many times have you experienced the Me, Me, Me in Marketing? You know when you are at a business to business networking event and the other person is talking about: Me as an individual. Me as a company.

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Giving Time

Bernadette McClelland

So to achieve our goals, or overcome any challenges we may have, listen and watch for those that we can help, albeit 5 minutes in the office, a Skype call to someone on the other side of the world, a coffee with someone who connects with you on LinkedIn or sitting with your children after work.

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Face to Face Cannot Be Replaced

No More Cold Calling

No matter how many text messages or emails we send and receive, online global conferences and webinars we attend, Skype calls we make, or blogs we read and write, we also need to be comfortable and confident in in-person situations whether it’s one-on-one or in a group or crowd.

A Sad Farewell

Smart Selling Tools

Texting, blogging, Skyping, and Tweeting have become integral facets of our connectivity with friends and associates, and without these tools our ability to build and nurture these relationships would surely be diminished. Tweet A sad farewell.

10 Reasons Why Inside Sales Will Displace Field Sales Teams by 2015

Pointclear

Right now, Skype, web conferencing, and video are quickly catching on over face-to-face visits and traditional meetings. Josiane Feigon is President of TeleSmart Communications and author of the business bestseller, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online. To read an excerpt from her latest book, Smart Sales Manager , click here. To listen to a webinar on this topic, click here.

Improve Sales Communication with Images and Video

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PowerPoint is everywhere in business and other software that makes video conversations easy include Skype and Google Hangouts. Want to improve sales communication?

20 Questions that Turn Cold Prospects Into Loyal Customers

Keith Rosen

Through your assistant, your mobile, a text, your office number, horse and buggy, pager, homing pigeon, snail mail, email, Skype, InMail, Morse code or telegraph? (If Proposal submitted, follow up done but no response from the prospect. They expressed interest but where did your customer go?

3 LinkedIn Power Tips for Sales

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I guarantee no one is going to a Google Hangout or Skype video on LinkedIn as a regular strategy – this is one way you could really stand out in your industry.

How to Conduct Professional Interviews

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I personally open the recorder, Skype, or Webcam platform 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Concerned about how to conduct professional interviews? Common sense prevails.

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Inside Sales Power Tip 151 – Speak WELL

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These are not universally used yet, but more innovative sales teams are using Skype video calls, Google Hangouts, and other means to facilitate seeing each person on the call. As a remote professional seller you use the phone continuously throughout the day.

[Missed Connections]: May Referral-Selling Insights

No More Cold Calling

We talked on Skype the next morning, and he introduced me to an entrepreneur who wanted to learn about referrals. Where in the world are you? (I’m I’m in Croatia.) Once upon a time, salespeople only sold to their assigned zip codes. But in today’s global economy, most of us need to branch out.

Principles Grow Profits Not Pandering

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. In the quest to grow profits, some small business owners and sales professionals sometimes engage in pandering at the expense of principles (business ethics).

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Person to Person Is Back

No More Cold Calling

Skype, iChat… all great tools. In an era powered by technology, connecting with the person still matters. Perhaps you remember Edward R. Murrow and the show, “ Person to Person ”. The Private Lives of Public People. Beginning in 1953, the Person to Person program developed out of “Edward R. Murrow’s belief that human beings are innately curious. That curiosity was intense regarding the private lives of public people, or visiting the extraordinary in the most ordinary environment—the home.

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Samsung 4G Verizon LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH–LC11

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I have also had several very enjoyable, trouble-free Skype conversations with the device. Sales News Web Tools 4G high-speed internet ipad iPhone laptop LTE Samsung SCH-LC11 Skype UStream verizoniPhone, iPad and Laptop all connected at screaming high speed from pretty much anywhere – priceless! I am on the road eighty percent of the time anymore, and the need to connect to the internet has expanded between my iPhone, iPad and HP laptop.

Social Media Goes Beyond The Keyboard

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Now with social media being a global event, it is difficult to reach out across the world, but with Skype and video cams you can connect with others and truly interact with them. Social media is very much about the keyboard. Connecting with people happens with a few strokes of the key and sometimes just by one stroke when you indicate you like a post. Yet, many crazy busy small business owners fail to understand that social media is not a substitution for face to face meetings.