Standards for “Appointments Set” from “Cold Call Conversations” in Modern Selling


Written by Ryan S. Pereus In my tenure as a sales professional, I have found very little consistent and reliable data from industry-specific or global benchmarks on cold calling results. Since the sales profession is widely underdeveloped, we, at Superhuman Prospecting (SHP), thought we’d begin tracking and publicly reporting our own data over the past couple […]

Keep calm and Sell on: How to scale through a pandemic – 10 Weeks In

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Written by VP of Operations, Vernon Madison. Every day is still a new adventure.  From the days of trying to find toilet paper, to now waiting in long lines for food.  The initial shock of the global economy being hit hard with an invisible enemy is over, but what does that mean for your business […]

Traits of the Best Cold Caller Ever


What Makes The Best Cold Caller Ever? The “cold calling” skill is key in the sales development rep tool kit. The ability to convert conversations with stakeholders or decision-makers is so essential to the effectiveness of salespeople as much of the prep work and planning is designed to get you to this critical conversation. I asked those […]

Cold Calling Through the Coronavirus


As of today, COVID-19, the novel Coronavirus has infected only .0013% of the Earth’s population, and yet we are already seeing industry impacts worldwide. Last week, we heard several international and domestic trade shows were cancelled due to the virus.  Many businesses  are depending on industry trade shows as a primary source for their networking, lead generation, appointment […]

Commercial Insurance Appointment Setting Project | CASE STUDY


We’ve been providing ongoing B2B appointment setting with a commercial insurance company in the Midwest.  The following is a case study rendered to help those interested in using outbound prospecting or cold call services to understand how it can work for their business. Here we identify the pain or issue the client was having, the primary objective […]

The Importance of Gatekeepers for Decision Maker Conversations


If you think gatekeepers and automated phone systems are for the birds, think again! Conversations with gatekeepers are so important because they can be the difference between a high & low level of decision maker conversations! Understanding whether to pass through or engage gatekeepers, how to work automated phone systems; and knowing back access ways […]