Generally speaking, pulp and pulp products business sales are all about relationships -- and good leads are the seeds for great relationships.
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To maximize speed and efficiency, the industry's top sellers know that it's important to buy sales lead databases provided by top lead vendors.
How Much To Pay For Lead Lists
It doesn't make sense to invest in electronics and other peripherals, but then refuse to invest in good 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 substantially boost sales revenues.
Still not convinced? Then consider this: the time your team spends pouring through business directories is time they aren't spending meeting with clients. It doesn't take very many hours spent on in-house lead generation to justify an investment in a quality lead list.
Criteria for Lead List Vendor Selection
In our experience, third-party lead list providers are definitely not created equal and Experian Business services stand out from the crowd. What sets them apart is that Experian has all of the qualities we look for in a good lead list provider, including the following:
- Large database. We think it's important for businesses that sell to pulp and pulp products businesses to cull their leads from an expansive business database. Why? Because more contacts equates to a higher volume of truly qualified leads.
- Updated contacts. Contact updating is a fundamental part of sound sales strategy. Long contact lists are worthless unless they are regularly updated for accuracy.
- Delivery speed. When your business needs a new supply of pulp and pulp products business leads, you can't afford to suffer delays from your vendor. Good list providers feature fast turnaround times measured in hours or less.
Leads vs. Prospects
If you've done your homework, your provider will deliver an updated lead list that has been sorted according to company size, years in business, zip code and other criteria. But your work isn't done yet. Unless you are using the lists for mass marketing campaigns (e.g. direct mail), list contacts need to be further qualified by your sales team. Since the pulp and pulp products business contacts have been culled from a larger group of updated prospects, you'll have better higher conversion rates -- but you'll still need to expend energy to achieve maximum return on your investment.
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