Business Development

Business development process for engineers

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If you’re an engineer looking to target new clients and also revitalize past or inactive clients this may be worth a try. You may skoff at this approach but for these engineers this strategy has worked. What I’m describing is outreach phone prospecting. Works not just for engineers! Gently developing your prospects to becoming involved with your company. Technical data and industry buzz words are helpful. But over-the-phone skills —genuine friendliness…business savy…good etiquette — are even more important. If you decide to try outreach by phone the key is to do it the right way and with the right personal […]

Business to Business Lead Generation

Tested Business Development Outreach Process Explained

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You pick prospects you want developed…any market. VP-level executives…CEOs…IT execs…Buyers…OEM or Channel Sales Partners…System Integrators, etc. etc. Prospects you’ve met at trade shows…Customers who have drifted away…Subscribers to your newsletters or webcasts  I give you full notes & clear records of each call at all stages…plus Daily Call Outcome Reports so you can share information and adjust  tactics.  You track response and measure results How the process works FIRST PHASE: Introductory warm-cold calls to find prospects worth pursuing.  I work the phones. Weak prospects noted. Stronger candidates flagged for follow-up. SECOND PHASE: Best prospects are developed and nurtured by routine call […]