October 31, 2020  
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Mailing Lists for Animal Specialty Businesses

The task of selling to animal specialty businesses is fraught with obstacles for reaching your prospects. We discuss how to use prospect mailing lists to be more profitable.

Selling to animal specialty business businesses is much different than what you might expect it to be.
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For starters, most animal specialty businesses are extremely discriminating in their purchasing decisions. Clear messaging is essential, but even that may not be enough unless you have a good database of prospects to call on.

Lead List Dynamics

It makes sense to focus lead list generation on animal specialty businesses that are likely to convert to satisfied customers. Filtered lists can then be used for a range of activities within your organization including prospecting, direct mail and telemarketing. If possible, make sure your lists contain contact emails and web addresses for use in online sales and marketing campaigns.

How to Get Quality Leads

There are many ways to generate B2B sales leads. Customer referrals, industry contacts and other strategies can be found throughout the industry.

But even though a handful of quality leads are enough to prime the pump, you will ultimately need an ongoing source of leads to drive your sales cycle. Lead lists deliver a constant supply of animal specialty business contacts that can be sorted according to precise sellings criteria.

Sorting & Filtering Leads

Sort and filter features are an important consideration when buying lead lists. Remember: Your goal isn't just to acquire as many animal specialty business leads as you can get your hands on. Instead, you want to concentrate your selling efforts on the companies that are most likely to buy your products -- and that's exactly what a good lead list vendor will give you. For example, Experian, the forerunner in B2B lead lists, makes it easy for their clients to sort and filter leads by geography as well as a variety of demographic criteria including company size, years in business, number of employees, etc.

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