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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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.

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The Complancey of Living By Default

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Add to Skype. You’ll need Skype Credit Free via Skype. Our lives tend to find the path most traveled because it is easy. Of course our brains like us living by default as it such actions take less energy.

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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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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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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.

The Effect That Technology May Have On The Sales Industry

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

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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.

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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What is Wrong with the Telephone in Sales

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I said, “let’s talk – by telephone” She responded by saying, What’s wrong with Skype or a Google Hangout? . Yes, I like Skype and I like Google Hangouts, don’t get me wrong.

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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.

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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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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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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Tale of Two Frauds

The Sales Leader

Later that day Casey’s Skype account was hacked from Zimbabwe and all her credits used up. Skype cut off her account with no warning - in the middle of a conversation Casey was having with me - forcing us to call Skype defensively and find out what was going on. After some digging Skype mentioned that we had suspicious activity on our account and they shut it down. Skype said that we obviously… Had out of date security / antivirus.

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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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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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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.

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?

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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.

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

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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.

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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Time The Sand of Seconds and of Life

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How busy we are in staying connected through sharings of Tweets, updates, blogs, Skype calls, etc. Time appears to be even more the sand of seconds when I recently read about what happens every 60 seconds on the Internet. We certainly appear to be living in a mad, mad, mad time driven world. Credit www.sxc.hu. Each day we have 86,400 seconds that once the sands of time fall they are never to be recovered again. This is why time management is an oxymoron as no one can manage a constant.

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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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Adaptive Business Services – New Sales Programs and Offerings

Adaptive Business Services

I will even throw in one hour on Skype, just you and me, to discuss your results. In an article earlier this year, I announced “ Craig 4.0 – My Final Work Chapter ”. Well, here it is. I figure that I have five more years left in me and, as hard as I want to try to fully retire, work continues to be my main hobby so … I’m stuck. This does not, however, mean that I can’t have any fun. I have given a lot of thought as to what aspects of my work give me the most joy and here they are.

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Your Sales Appointment Scheduling Process is Hijacking Productivity

Sales Hacker

The three founders pride themselves on being communication geeks who cut their teeth in this space and compete with industry disrupters like Skype or Google. For a long time, I thought of scheduling sales appointments, whether it was for demos or discovery calls , as just a feature.

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5 Essential Principles for a Sales Champion

Pipeliner

Just in walking up to someone–or even being on camera as on Skype or in a Webinar–fitness can be observed just in the way a person bears himself or herself. What does fitness mean for a salesperson? Hint: it’s not just being buff. Fitness is an interesting subject. It certainly means staying bodily fit–and the tens of thousands of gyms seen all over our cities serve as reminders of how much attention people have on toned physiques today.

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Around the World in 80 Minutes: No Passport Required

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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.

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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Face-to-Face Meetings Are Back in Style

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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.

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.

The 15 Best Bots for People Who Work in Sales

Hubspot Sales

Platforms: Facebook Messenger, Skype, Slack, Email, Google Calendar. Platforms: Slack, HipChat, Cisco Spark, Skype. If you sell, bots are your new best friends. Because time is your most precious resource.

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Unintentional Selling - Selling Customers on Defecting

Understanding the Sales Force

I found a wireless network (that wouldn't be the case in the Turkey airport), got Skype working, called Verizon and was told that my phone will not work in London, Istanbul or Amsterdam.

5 Tips for Being an Original Thinker (or, Creativity is Messy)

Pipeliner

After we ended the hour Skype session with some rough ideas, he asked, “Is this working?”. In business it’s a constantly repeated mantra: “Think OUTSIDE the BOX.” There is one fact that many don’t seem to grasp: the road to original ideas is not direct. Finding a location such as “outside the box” cannot be accomplished with a GPS.

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Executive Sales Coaching – Frequently Asked Questions

Steven Rosen

The reality is that with technology such as Skype, Facetime and Google hangouts, coaching can be done virtually. The What, Why, How, and When of Executive Sales Coaching. Executive coaching is estimated to be a $2-3 billion/year global industry. There has been dramatic growth in the number of people who are becoming coaches and leaders who are hiring coaches.

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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2017 Social Selling App and Article Roundup #6

Adaptive Business Services

Face-to-Face Meetings: The Ultimate Guide – Thanks to communication tools like Skype, chat, and email, face-to-face meetings sales meetings are less common than they used to be.