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How to Cure the Common Cold Call

The proven remedy to your over-the-phone worries

If your job description includes cold calling, then you know just how frustrating it can be to pick up the phone and dial a complete stranger in hopes to make a sale.

Here’s how to stay on top of your game without pulling your hair out. We’ve rounded up six of the most basic, but essential, tips to turn cold calling into a successful sales career.

  • Make a Targeted List: Call people most likely to purchase your product.
  • Research Your Prospects: Optimize your pitch to meet their needs.
  • Study the Competition: Identify what sets you apart from others.
  • Have Your Talking Points Handy: Use this as a reference tool to help drive the conversation.
  • Track Your Results: Take what you learn to improve your next cold call.
  • Using Salesgenie: Streamline calls by finding the right prospects with our industry-leading sales tool.
Looking for more help with making cold calls? Read about our 9 tips to make cold calling more manageable, or review our how-to guide about sales call success.

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Start Your FREE Trial

To start your free trial, sign up using your preferred social media account, fill out the form below, or give us a call at 877.708.3844.

Risk Free • No Credit Card Required

All fields required. By clicking "" you are agreeing to follow Salesgenie's  Terms of Use. Privacy Policy

  • Make a Targeted List: Call people most likely to purchase your product.
  • Research Your Prospects: Optimize your pitch to meet their needs.
  • Study the Competition: Identify what sets you apart from others.
  • Have Your Talking Points Handy: Use this as a reference tool to help drive the conversation.
  • Track Your Results: Take what you learn to improve your next cold call.
  • Using Salesgenie: Streamline calls by finding the right prospects with our industry-leading sales tool.
Looking for more help with making cold calls? Read about our 9 tips to make cold calling more manageable, or review our how-to guide about sales call success.

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