October 21, 2020  
 
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For those of you who sell to commodity and merchandise warehouses businesses, lead generation can make or break you. But what if your business doesn't know how to reliably source good business leads?

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There are a limited number of commodity and merchandise warehouses businesses you can sell to. You can't sell to all of them, but lead lists target high value prospects so you can concentrate on prospects that are most likely to convert.

Commodity & Merchandise Warehouses Business Lead List Vendors

There are many good commodity and merchandise warehouses business lead list vendors in the marketplace. But there are also many providers you'll want to avoid. You'll need to do your homework to separate first-rate lead list vendors from the rest of the field and focus your search on providers with a solid reputation in the industry.

We've seen lead list vendors come and go. But for our money, it's hard to beat the lists provided by Experian. Experian is an established name with a track record of providing current and accurate commodity and merchandise warehouses business leads. With an expansive database of business contacts, Experian gives its customers the resources they need to perform at the highest levels.

Lead List Metrics

Multiple methods exist for measuring the effectiveness of commodity and merchandise warehouses business lead lists.

For starters, conversion rate (number of sales/number of leads) is essential in measuring lead list success and failure rates. But you may also want to think about integrating a few other metrics into your assessment routine.

A units-per-lead measurement can tell you a lot about the quality of the leads you're receiving from your vendor. When compared to your internal lead generation metrics, a dismal units-per-lead number indicate a provider that isn't performing adequate qualification or lead filtering. Similarly, individual metrics for your sales staff demonstrate how well each of your team members is using the leads they receive through a third-party supplier.

How Much To Pay For Lead Lists

It has always puzzled us why business owners will drop hundreds of dollars on the latest electronic gadgets yet resist investing in high quality lead lists.

The decision to purchase a lead list is a decision to invest in your company's future. It's the purchase of an asset that can deliver real financial returns in the form of increased sales revenues.

Still not convinced? Then consider this: time dedicated to lead generation detracts from the amount of time your business can dedicate to converting prospects. It doesn't take very many hours spent on in-house lead generation to justify an investment in a quality lead list.

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