Blog entries by maxine

  1. I've been a member on ukbf since 2007 ... doesn't time fly and I still really like this place. UKBF was a great resource for business support and advice for me after starting out in business in 2004 and it's still a great place for me 7 years down the road to keep up with business advice and...
  2. Thought I would share this with you all as a quick way (should take 2 mins) to link your facebook fan page or business page to your personal profile on facebook. It's a good idea to do this so that your friends or anyone looking at your personal profile can see where you work and then likely...
  3. Here's a video talking about how twitter and telemarketing can be used for local marketing together to identify prospect conversations and generate leads. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FaFjbUU0zs Obviously like any other media you need to be careful that your approach is not spammy but...
  4. 25% Admit they haven’t got the first clue! A further 50% approx are not sure but think they have some sort of recognised qualification but don’t know what. We were asking this question in a recent survey to help establish where the perceived benefits are from particular qualifications....
  5. You know you need to do it but dread the thought of cold calling. Here are a few ideas if you would like to ease in gently to cold calling, where a gentle approach to making calls could make it more comfortable and build confidence Market Research Calls Do a survey by phone and have an...
  6. As most people are aware the TPS for individuals and CTPS for businesses has been in place for a while. What some people are seemingly not aware of is that calling a follower or someone you are following, or someone from a hashtag conversation is still an Unsolicited Cold Call. That...
  7. It’s that time of year when accountancy firms are targeting companies with filing dates of 31st March. This is the biggest anniversary of the year and we are already being asked to make follow up calls after direct mailings. The opportunity is probably bigger now as more companies have...
  8. I have recently been asked to share some information on the telemarketing campaigns that we have done for payroll and what the main objections and reasons for prospects not being interested are. So here are the top reasons (excluding where there is no need such as no employees or handled by...
  9. Welcome to Maxxy, telemarketing based in Cambridgeshire serving the whole of the UK. Visit our main website at http://www.maxxy.co.uk or our blog at http://www.maxxyuk.wordpress.com or talk with Maxine and Anna on UKBF – Usernames Maxine and Hattey Our services include telemarketing for lead...
  10. Some businesses find this difficult to get their heads around as immediately the word “limit” jumps out and people think they will “limit” their sales! This is not necessarily the case but even if it was, as yourself what is more important – Turnover or Profit? Hopefully you agree Profit! J...
  11. This is a tough one to talk about as I don’t want to upset people with something that is a person view based on just my own experiences rather than a scientific study. I guess the first thing to mention that just like any other trade or industry, Accountants also have their preferences in...
  12. Yeay! Anna is back! Anna worked for Maxxy some time ago and then left to work for a competitor (boo-hiss!) but is now back and running the Head Office Region at Maxxy. I am so pleased to have Anna on board as our styles compliment each other and she is truly client focused which is just as...
  13. Yes I am guilty of blog neglect. I found that I was too busy to blog. What with facebook, twitter and a blog its like having 3 extra children in the house. I suppose it is a shame considering that Telemarketing is growing in demand at the moment and a few articles here and there would possibly...