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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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Cold calling Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.28.

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  1. Marilyn Pineda

    Marilyn Pineda Agency Contractor

    B2B, Telesales, Cold Calling, Appointment Setting, Lead Generation

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2

    I worked in the call center industry for more than 7 years and continues to be on this line of job. I'm the kind of person who works with less supervision, hard worker, trustworthy and works extra mile for my clients. Provides good service and an asset to the company.

    Associated with: VWP Manpower Agency

    $5.56 /hr
    1,078 hours
    4.65
  2. Nasif Rashid

    Nasif Rashid Agency Contractor

    Telemarketing, Cold Calling, C, C++, HTML5, Data Entry, SEO, CSS

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    Hey there! -I am an innovative thinker, initiative taker and multi-dimensional professional with exceptional logical and analytical skill. Intellectualism and quick learning capability makes me different from others. - Excellent in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint). - Proficient in C, C++, HTML, HTML5, CSS, MYSQL. - Sound Knowledge and experience in Telemarketing, Cold Calling, Appointment Setting, Customer Service. - Well knowledge regarding Data Entry, Data Mining, Lead Generation, Traffic Forwarding/SEO, Internet Research, Image To Text Conversion, PDF To Text Conversion, Email Handling, Data Research, Google Docs and many more. -Good Communication Skills (English, Bangla) I look forward to bringing you noteworthy success with my devoted personality and advanced skills. Best Regards

    Associated with: TurboIT

    $6.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.51
  3. Aamir Qadri

    Aamir Qadri

    Sales Consultant | Operation Manager | IT Services Enabler | Business

    Canada - Last active: 2 days 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
  4. Kelly F.

    Sales, Cold Calling, Lead Generation, Office Assistant

    United States - Last active: 06/11/2013 - Tests: 3

    Hi I have over 10 + years in the telecommunications industry which has provided me with skills in many areas. These skills include customer service, project management, sales and marketing, technical support and more. I look forward to being an asset to your company.

    $13.33 /hr
    2 hours
    4.55
  5. Sayed uz Zaman

    Sayed uz Zaman

    Cold calling, Appointment setting, Customer service, VA

    Bangladesh - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have over five years experience in Call Center Industry and I have met and exceeded productivity objectives and targets of the companies I have worked with. I am self-starter and i'm quick learner. Now I would like to explore myself in Upwork. Other Things like- Computer programs & Softwares, Online and Internet process; i have an extensive experience about all these. Thank You

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Steve Johnson

    Steve Johnson

    Telemarketing & Appointment Setting Expert, Cold-Calling Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7

    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

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Gerald Gawat

    Gerald Gawat

    Mr. Gerald G. Gawat

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am individual with over 6 years of experience in the call center Industry. With that being said I have already developed good communication skills, Mastered being effective and efficient all the time in what I do and Multitask to be productive and provide good numbers to my Client and Employer. On my previous job in Sykes I was a Collections Specialist. We do outbound calls to customers with overdue in their account. We make sure to provide Customer Satisfaction in the process and make sure to end the call with a Solid Payment Arrangement. The job entails a Specialists to have Good and Firm tonality as to not offend and set the flow of the conversation. Good Rebuttals and Reversals is a good skill that I have acquired and that made me overcome strong rejections from Customers. We are set and trained to work in a setup where there are KPIs or Metrics to be followed. Proud to say that I am able to meet them and be well compensated with Bonuses for a job well done. I would be interested for offers for a part time job that I can relate my previous experience. I would be open for offers and be open for negotiations.

    $6.67 /hr
    437 hours
    0.00
  8. Edward Smillie

    Edward Smillie

    Telemarketing with over the phone skills dealing with customers

    Thailand - Last active: 2 months 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
    0.00
  9. Jacklynne R.

    Jacklynne R.

    Customer Service Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 07/08/2014 - Tests: 6

    I'm interested in a phone and/or email support position. I have been in a call center industry for over 5 years. I have handled may projects such as, Customer Service (Telecom), Retention (ISP provider), Collections -1st party and recoveries (Chase Bank and HSBC Bank). Sales Manager handling trade shows, conferences seminars and exhibitions. I am a goal-driven achiever with strong organizational and leadership skills. I can work with minimum supervision even under pressure.

    $4.44 /hr
    914 hours
    3.10
  10. Niel Marlon Cuesta

    Niel Marlon Cuesta

    Experienced Lead Generator and Telemarketer/Appointment Setter/SEO

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    For 4 Years in BPO industry, I am looking for a long term job here in Odesk. To further use my extensive experience and skills in BPO industry. My skills: -appointment setting -survey and research -telemarketing -web research -admin works I also have the knowledge in: MS Excel, spreedsheets, MS word. Potoshop, MS Powerpoint Software such as: Infusionsoft, CRM, Slaesforce I believe discipline is the secret to all success in life. My goal is not just to earn for living but to have a long term and strong relationship with the client, and I will do my best to deliver great results and be part of company's success.

    $8.89 /hr
    104 hours
    0.00