Sales Opener 1: Scenario: A Business Broker contacts a
of prospect), just wondering, when the day comes when you retire, are you going
to take a cruise to the Southern Caribbean, visit Greece or
where do you think you might go?
hear how your prospect responds--they will probably laugh and find this funny)
My name is
(Insert name) and I’m a business broker with (Insert your company). We have a strong network of potential buyers
who are looking to buy companies in your industry with strong balance
sheets. The day will come when you might be looking to sell your business, retire, travel and enjoy the finer things in life; may I drop off some information to your office
this (Insert a specific day and time) or does next (Insert a specific day and
time) work better for you?
(Insert name) calling from (Insert company) and I was reading (Insert the name
of the publication) and saw your featured article! (Pause)
Many of my clients are business professionals in (Insert the name of
your prospect’s industry) and I was just wondering how you're protecting your
investment portfolio in this unstable market? (Based on how they respond ask for a
Sales Opener 3: Scenario: A Promotional Product Sales Rep sees an advertisement on a park bench
and contacts the business owner.
(First name of prospect), I see your
advertisements everywhere and from a marketing point of view, you really do understand
the power of advertising! This is (Insert name) calling from (Insert company)
and our company has the ability to imprint your company’s logo on virtually any
type of product---from shirts, to pens to anything that you can think of! I happen to be in your area next week and I
was hoping that I could drop off a few promotional products at your office on
(Insert a specific day and time)?
Sales Opener 4: Scenario: A Sales Rep from a Web Design Firm happens to see a business card
hanging on the bulletin board in a local restaurant.
of prospect), my name is (Insert name) calling from (Insert company) and I
noticed your posted business card with your website listed on the wall next to
my dinner table yesterday.
hear how your prospect responds)
for my call today is my company specializes in web design and I was just
wondering if you might be open to a few innovative suggestions to your website
that could create a waterfall of new visitors and business opportunities? (Based on how they respond ask for a
Sales Opener 5: Scenario: A Restaurant Food Supplier Rep contacts a restaurant owner.
of prospect), this is (Insert name) from (Insert company) and we’re a neighbor of
yours just down the street. I noticed that you’re not using our
restaurant supply services and as a business owner it never hurts to see what
other opportunities might be out there. (Pause)
I was just wondering when the last time you had another vendor review
what you're paying now for supplies? Perhaps you would be open to such a review and we can compare what you're doing now with what we could be doing for you?(Based on how they respond ask for a meeting.)
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