January 17, 2021  
 
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Mailing Lists for Marine and River Terminals Businesses

If you're planning on doing direct marketing to marine and river terminals businesses, industry-specific mailing lists might be the ammunition you need to deliver on your company's sales.

No doubt about it, meetings with prospective new customers as often as possible is the key to higher sales volumes. In fact, if you don't have enough good leads, your sales program is doomed to mediocrity.
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Typically, companies that offer products and services marine and river terminals businesses find it hard to meet their lead generation requirements using in-house resources. That's where lead lists can help . . .

Mailing List Return on Investment

It's a common misperception that lead lists are cost-prohibitive for most sales programs. Although there is an added expense associated with lead lists, the indirect costs of in-house lead list generation are far more than the amount of cash you'll spend to acquire a reliable list. When you consider how much time it would take your sales team to create a large database of constantly updated marine and river terminals business contacts, it's not difficult to see why lead lists are an attractive alternative to internal processes.

Sales Mailing List Best Practices

Lead lists can (and should) be filtered to target marine and river terminals 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. Given the prevalence of online marketing strategies, you may want to include email and web addresses in the lead lists your company purchases.

Overview of the Third-Party Lead List Provider Market

There is no shortage of vendors interested in selling marine and river terminals business lead lists to your business. Unfortunately, most of those companies peddle stale lists that have been sold to hundreds of other clients and haven't been updated for months, if not years. In the world of marine and river terminals business lead lists, you get what you pay for. First-rate list vendors don't charge bargain basement prices, but they're still affordable and they provide a product that is vastly superior to the ones you get from discount vendors. At Gaebler, we can't say enough good things about Experian for their business lead lists. In our experience, Experian is stands out from the rest of the field. They have a broad range of marine and river terminals business contacts that can be sorted to meet your precise sales criteria.

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