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Could The Hottest Tech Tool For Salespeople Really Be The Telephone?

We have encouraged you to use social media, content marketing, etc.

But today I want you to consider an old, neglected tool: the phone.

Check out this post called “The Hottest New Tech Tool For Salespeople: The Telephone” by M. Jeffrey Hoffman and learn why you  shouldn’t dismiss the phone as a sales tool…

the phone as a sales tool

“I recently attended a conference in San Francisco where the focus was on how to get a message heard in the frenzy of today’s digital age. During one breakout session, I asked the presenter, ‘Why not just call?’ The laughter in the room indicated that the audience thought I was kidding.

“I wasn’t.

“It’s easy to think that in today’s business world no one will answer the phone when you call. We spend our days emailing, tweeting, and sharing more frequently now than ever before. But I’m convinced that a ringing phone is far more effective than joining the chorus of those shouting a one-way elevator pitches into to the stratosphere.”

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I’m author of the book 51 Content Marketing Hacks. I am also a regular contributor to and I am the person behind the popular infographic 21 Types of Content We Crave. I’m a business strategist, consultant, content creation specialist, and speaker. I’ve been studying effective marketing and business methods (both online and offline) since 1999. ===> If you would like to see ways that we could work together, then please click here to learn more.