Four decades ago, in 1977, the first emails were used by the Department of Defense to share information between people on the same network.
Have you noticed that your applicants and even employees take a long time to respond to your calls and emails? If they respond at all? Like you, they are inundated with messages. Each day, they probably receive dozens of phone calls and hundreds of emails.
Recently, Ted Guggenheim, CEO and co-Founder of TextUs, spoke with Ed McKinley of deBanked Magazine. deBanked serves as a news source for those wanting to keep up with the crossroads of the financial industry and the online world of financing.
You’re probably a pro when it comes to using email templates and honing your email communication strategy. But, text messaging is a different tool entirely. You want to be engaging, casual, and friendly.
It’s time to look back on the best of the best of the year. Here are the top 5 most-read articles from the TextUs blog in 2016.
Sales isn’t easy -- especially today when competitors are around every corner and you are all vying for people’s very, very limited time. Fortunately, many tools are available to help you take advantage of every opportunity that comes your way.
Here are five sales tools you can’t live without.
You know those emails you get that begin: “Hi there, I’m just checking in….” Don’t you hate that?
Newsflash: Your prospects hate it too.
- 80% of sales are made on the fifth to twelfth contact.
- But...only 10% of salespeople make more than three contacts.
However, that doesn’t mean they need to be horrible. Here are five guidelines for writing effective, non-annoying sales follow-up emails.
We all make mistakes (we’re human!), but when it comes to your sales team, the wrong mistakes can be costly. Here are five of the worst mistakes salespeople make and how to avoid them.
LinkedIn is an excellent place to prospect for sales -- it gives you an amazing amount of access to details about people’s professional lives and allows you to specifically target your messages to reach exactly the right people at exactly the right time.
But LinkedIn is also a challenge. Every decision maker you send a message to is probably receiving messages from many other salespeople as well, some of whom are probably your competitors. Fortunately for you, many of your competitors are writing terrible LinkedIn messages that immediately land in the trash. This provides an opportunity for you to get ahead by crafting well-written messages that will be read.
Topics: Sales Acceleration