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Cold calling is a marketing process in which a sales representative contacts potential customers who don’t have an existing relationship with the business using telephone calls, email messages or social network connections. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find friendly cold callers—with excellent communication skills and experience making cold calls—who can send bulk email messages, connect with potential customers through social media networks, or conduct B2C and B2B cold calls on your behalf.

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  1. Edward Smillie

    Edward Smillie

    Telemarketing with over the phone skills dealing with customers

    Thailand - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 2

    My work experience related to the jobs I seek are, good phone skills and talking with people over the phone. I can maintain long hours of calls whilst keeping focused on lead generation. I can use Google documents, create and manage them and i also can work easily with excel spreadsheets. When i worked as an service electrician i used to book appointments, deal with customers on the phone for support and service. I have done some work with a friend in which he taught me to generate leads and i also did some cold calling and data entry on Google documents.

    $15.00 /hr
    675 hours
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  2. John Abney

    John Abney

    Cold Calling, b2b marketing, telephone expert

    United States - Last active: 10/02/2014

    I bring to the table knowledge of business, sales, and marketing when it comes in dealing with people for the past 30 plus years in personal and career opportunities. I have tested concepts and ideas to gain an understanding of how to effectively reinforce value for a product or service. This has given me a distinct advantage in finding the decision makers to articulate new ideas addressing the initiatives for both the company and their potential clients. My endeavors are to create campaigns that produce results that put a smile on the key decision makers of the clients I represent while getting them the highest ROI for their company as well. I know I would be an excellent fit for your project. 1. many years of experience in cold calling, one on one with potential clients, several years in working with clients in customer service and got my clients into companies such as Clear Channel, Caterpillar, UPS and other fortune 500 companies ranging from software, to construction, to life coaches, even the cable industry, mobile, communicating with people at all levels is what I know how to do. With the overall experience and the passion of sharing a product/service to potential clients or customers I must believe in it, be passionate about it. It has been my experience that what I shared above in what works does. Give me a shot to promote your service and I promise this I wouldn't let you down. Fair Enough!! I would be willing to do your campaign for a set up fee of $750 (paid up front). With an hourly of $25 providing set up is paid up front. If not then it will be the $44 an hour.

    $44.44 /hr
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  3. Renee Rubio

    Renee Rubio

    Cold Calling, Social Media, Admin Supporter

    United States - Last active: 09/09/2014

    I have worked at home as an Independent Contractor for over 5 years, so I have developed a very strong self discipline that is required to successfully stay employed and to manage my own time. I have the ability to focus on the tasks that are required of me without becoming distracted by whatever may happen around me. I am extremely adaptable, so while my main background is cold calling, I am very reliable and can do any tasks that are required. Data entry, writing, research, as well as social media marketing work, are all things that I enjoy, but I also remain open to completing other tasks. My only competitor is myself, so I love to be challenged, as well.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  4. Irina Overko

    Irina Overko

    Advertising and Media Expert: presentations, research, strategies

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2

    I am a professional in the field of advertising (media & digital strategies, research and analytic, excellent presentation writing skills) with the experience over 10 years in such international media companies as Publicis Group. I have as well broad experience in other fields as a blogger, social groups promotion, website content creation and SEM optimization. Part of my career I worked as a marketing consultant in the IT developing sphere consulting mainly start-ups. To summarize my skills I can say that I can be excellent at: - creating and writing presentation in different spheres (analytic & reports; new products presentation, market overview, etc.). I train people how to write presentations, thus I perfectly know how to do it the best way; - working with data - research and analytic, eliminating trends aтв finding insights, fluent user of Excel; - consulting on marketing|advertising questions, including the creation of media and digital strategies.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  5. Steve Johnson

    Steve Johnson

    Telemarketing & Appointment Setting Expert, Cold-Calling Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    Dear Hiring Manager, I am the thoughtful experienced leader and a thought-leader in my field to research, envision, design and help build a kick-ass customer experience for global clients. I'm an excellent communicator with extensive customer service and support provided, a sales background and the ability to effectively present and advocate for my ideas. As a humble devotee of clients and prospects needs, I understand the value of listening carefully and learning from customers and co-workers alike. I know how to get things done while working with a wide variety of personalities and perspectives. My Past Responsibilities have diligently entailed, but not limited to, the following: - Managing a strong team of telemarketers to take our Appts/Sales to the next level - Collaborating effectively with product managers, customers, co-workers and e-staff - Inspiring our team of telemarketers and team to be engaged, effective, and productive - Recruited, trained and motivated a team of appointment setters and sales force - Helped wherever there was a need or a gap to be filled - Helped develop flexible ideas, plans and scripts to ensure a simple and consistent marketing and sales end result - Have a solid philosopy and understanding of customers satisfaction and their needs - Very passionate about creating a world-class experience that serves and delights the customers complete needs by listening and then providing a service they can utilize - Discerned between solutions that provide real customer value, and ones that don’t - Helped colleagues succeed -- we’re all in this together! Skills -25 Years Experience of Telemarketing plus Appointment Setting that equals Expert Customer Service & Sales Skills - Over a Quarter century of cold calling and face to face sales -Deep experience in expert sales, telemarketing and appointment setting backed with a solid understanding of customer service best practices - Natural leader, strong communicator, and insightful - Proven experience connecting product goals to business goals - Strong background in gathering complex business requirements and translating these into effective tools and communicating and presenting these results to customers - Keen diplomacy aptitude based on listening, negotiating and collaborating within a broad team of strong personalities - Experience coaching and mentoring others in techniques of telesales - Entrepreneurial spirit and excitement around shaping the strategic thought of the company - Spoken with a Neutral, non accent English Personality Characteristics - thoughtful - humble & open-minded - supportive - flexible - inspiring I have been blessed to attract talent in the industry. I am big enough to feel supported and stable...and small enough to work nimbly and effectively. My vibe is open and egalitarian (no matter whom I am rubbing shoulders with today) with an emphasis on results. Ready to tackle challenges, work with a top-notch team, and change the world! Send your info today so we can classify and evaluate our chemistry together and move forward together positively. Respectfully yours, Steve Johnson

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
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  6. Michael Morehouse

    Michael Morehouse

    Cold Calling Guru for Hire

    United States - Last active: 10/21/2013

    It is extremely easy to SAY that you are ONE OF THE BEST COLD CALLING EXPERTS IN THE NATION - and many talented individuals claim to be such. While it is easy to SAY that - it is NOT so easy TO PROVE IT in a matter of minutes. That is exactly what I will do for you. Hello, my name is Michael Morehouse and I have spent nearly 25 years (yes, I started at age 21 making cold calls!) perfecting a method to sell my own unique products to medium and large corporations all over the world. I am an entrepreneur and self-taught cold calling "aficionado". I specialize in getting Senior Executives on the phone (that is much easier said than done, in and of itself) - and conveying the essence of a very unique product or service to them in a matter of seconds (using my initial "opener") and minutes (my brief, but very compelling "overview" of the product/service). Over the decades and across tens of thousands of cold calls (yes, TENS OF THOUSANDS) - I would estimate my "connection level" (ability to actually get the executive on the phone) at around 60%. Once I have them on the phone, my "conveyance" level (getting the executive to agree to listen to my "spiel", at least briefly) approaches 90%. Finally, I would estimate my historical "closing" level (leading to a further meeting or call to action) at roughly 80% - depending on various factors, including which product/service I was promoting at the time, etc. To use a military analogy, in the world of cold calling, I would be considered a highly-trained "sharp-shooter" (long distance "sniper", I guess, though I do not like the sound of that!) - who is fairly expensive to utilize, but more than worth it - and primarily called in to take out the "high value" targets, so to speak. So what is the "catch"? Does the above sound too good to be true? Do I sound too good to be true??? There is no "catch". However, my cold calling strategies are indeed SPECIALIZED. I have started several companies - all with products that are truly UNIQUE in their marketplace. My phone strategies and skills work only for similarly unique products and services. If your company has a product or service that is truly unique in your marketplace (can you legitimately claim "we have a product/service/feature that no one else offers"?) - and you can convince me of its value and uniqueness - I CAN CONSISTENTLY GET VERY HIGH LEVEL EXECUTIVES ON THE PHONE AND LISTENING FOR AT LEAST A COUPLE MINUTES to your concept. Give me a list of targeted executives (anything below C.E.O. level) and I will attack it with tenacity, precision and vigor. I will deliver results - and incredibly fast. That is simply what I do best. And given the conditions described above, I do it as well as anyone on the planet. Period. Once again, If you can convince me of the value and uniqueness of your product and/or service, I will gladly prove my finely crafted phone skills by getting through to your first 5 PROSPECTS FREE OF CHARGE. Then, we can discuss compensating me for delivering phenomenal results on the phone. The bottom line is that cold calling high level executives comes as natural as breathing to me. I enjoy the challenge immensely and am extremely effective at it. I look forward to applying my exceedingly unique and effective cold calling skills and techniques - those that I have forged over decades selling my own products and services - to your unique products and services. By the way, If you would eventually like for me to then train your "cold callers" to do what I do - I would be willing to discuss that as well. all the best, Mike

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Aamir Q.

    Aamir Q.

    Sales Consultant | Operation Manager | IT Services Enabler | Business

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Skilled Professional with over twenty years of experience. Strong communication and organizational skills acquired in various companies. Proven ability to implement technology-based solutions for business. problems. Developed policies and procedures for cost reduction and improved efficiencies. Systems Design – IT Security – Strategic Planning – Project Management. Skills  Business Development: Various sectors in multiple countries.  Sales Management: End to End for corporate clients.  Business Process Modeling: Including stake holders.  Project Management: Full Life Cycle.  Operating Systems: Windows (all versions), SCO Unix, Linux Red Hat.  Networking: LAN/WAN/Wireless, TCP/IP suite.  Security: Symantec Enterprise Security Management.  Hardware: Diebold, DELL, HP, Compaq, EPSON, Cisco.

    $33.33 /hr
    185 hours
    0.00
  8. Heather Sams

    Heather Sams

    Experienced Administrative Assistant/Assistant Manager

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    Over the last five years I have gained experience in many departments, including but not limited to purchasing, inventory, collections, customer satisfaction surveys and cash handling. I utilized my data entry skills daily, using MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook daily. I possess the ability to type 45 WPM and am 10-key proficient. I am reliable, efficient and a strong team player. I communicate well and often with my colleagues. I am currently seeking employment as a Real Estate Assistant so that I can utilize my skills and broaden my knowledge in Real Estate. I also have extensive experience using the Intronet research program and the Cronos scheduling program.

    $11.11 /hr
    145 hours
    0.00
  9. Sian M.

    Sian M.

    Professional Business Development Specialist

    United States - Last active: 23 hours ago

    I develop new business opportunities for companies of all sizes, including, start-up, Fortune 500, or for those who sell simple solutions or more complex products to specific companies. I will make a lasting first impression!! I establish opportunities for clients through lead generation, prospecting, market research, and quality control with proven results, increasing company revenue. I have over fifteen years’ experience in New Business Development and have dynamic people skills and particular expertise in developing and maintaining long term customer relationships. I have successfully provided new business opportunities for IT, Finance, Education, Coaching and Leadership, Construction, Staffing, and Medical industries. SKILLS: Business to Business Sales, U.S. and Internationally Appointment Setting Lead Generation Event Planning Project Management Customer Service Script Development Market Research Quality Control Account Management Website Development Social Media Marketing Strategies

    $18.00 /hr
    80 hours
    0.00