It's widely accepted that chemical storage and handling business sales are all about relationships -- and the process of developing great relationships starts with solid sales leads.
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When it comes to chemical storage and handling business sales, direct marketing can be the most effective way to get your foot in the door -- and that means lead generation is a core business activity for firms like yours.
Avoid Misuse of Lead Lists
When you purchase a list of chemical storage and handling business leads from a third-party, you aren't necessarily entitled to carte blanche, infinite use of the leads it contains.
Mailing and lead lists are generally restricted to the terms of the contract, so you'll need to exercise diligence in understanding what you're paying for before you agree to a purchase. In some cases, vendors offer additional use rights and package pricing, but you'll need to contact your provider before you move outside the contract parameters.
Lead Generation Tactics
Not surprisingly, chemical storage and handling business lead generation strategies are extremely diverse. While some businesses generate leads through industry networking, others conduct formal prospecting campaigns through trade associations, business lists and even online searches. The majority of companies use a combination of strategies, but struggle to automate the process.
Lead lists eliminate the unpredictability of lead generation and deliver leads that have been compiled from the best possible sources. Beyond that, third-party leads lists generally have a higher conversion rate than the ones that are acquired through in-house processes.
Characteristics of High-Converting Lead Lists
High converting lead lists share several characteristics that are essential in selling to chemical storage and handling businesses. From the outset, you'll want a list that has been generated from a large contact database. For example, Experian Business Services offers B2B lead lists that have been culled from more than 14 million active U.S. businesses. For sellers to chemical storage and handling businesses, a large database increases the pool of prospects that can then be sorted and filtered for specific criteria including location, business size, years in business, etc. Since lead quality directly impacts conversion rates, you'll also want to focus your efforts on providers that are well established and reputable.
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