B2B Telemarketing | Lead Generation | Appointment Setting
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Get Health Sales Leads From Temporary Solutions
In healthcare, your health sales leads can be like those patients who are not that keen on paying for a full procedure. Rather, the are the kind who would rather pay for painkillers, changing bandages, or anything that only involves keeping an ailment at bay instead of a more permanent solution. And like them, your sales leads can only prolong it for so much without suffering in the long-term.
Why Sales Leads Are Attracted To Temporary Solutions In The First Place
Still, why do your prospects (or perhaps just people in general), always opt for the temporary solution? After all, sales leads are still signs that they could be permanent clients so is better than no potential candidates at all. Why is it using them for marketing can be such a double-edged sword? They are often stuck at preferring a temporary fix but do not go further to giving your their true value as qualified sales leads.
Temporary fixes are cheap – Temporary fixes are generally cheaper. However, that is only for the short-term. Have that cost pile up for too long and even the permanent solution will start to look less costly. Make sure your sales leads should never forget to keep an eye on a prospect's budget and find ways to see if you can help them work on getting enough money to stop counting on temporary solutions.
Permanent fixes are painful – If you think only patients have a fear of being operated, you should see how some clinics can be like at the prospect of you implementing your own heavy changes. Perhaps the prospect of being sales leads was weary enough that they are afraid any step further could disrupt their peaceful operations. Make sure to eliminate this fear for them.
They cannot find the time – One look at the word 'temporary' and you can already see that time is also involved. Not only are they cheaper and less painful, they are also less time-consuming for a prospect. Do not forget though that time is also another element in B2B sales leads that is supposed to help you set dates, not just for the client meeting but whatever comes after the sale!
To summarize, you can turn these sales leads around if you know how present the temporary solutions as merely cheap stalls that are nothing compared to the liberation of finally being rid of a persistent problem. Take every chance a prospect gives you to convince them of what they really need. More importantly, make sure you keep an eye on how sales leads you apply this on so you will not share their indecisiveness yourself.
Finally, neither does this mean that sales leads from cheap, temporary solutions are for immediate disqualification. On the contrary, may even your prospect is aware of their own needs already but still needs a temporary solution to bear with the pain while waiting for the permanent solution to arrive. Your health lead generation strategy should still make the most out of these sales leads so as to more to promote permanent solutions!