After introducing yourself, the next step to keep the conversation going is to turn the attention to your prospect, show that you have done your research, and personalize your call.
Here are some lines you can work with:
✓ "I saw your post about _____"
✓ "I noticed you manage _____"
✓ “Congratulations on _____”
✓ “Great insights on _____”
✓ "I'm inspired by the work you've done on _____"
For more on ‘strong openings’, you can check: https://www.yesware.com/blog/cold-calling-tips/#11-cold-calling-tips-while-on-the-call
Remember: Practice makes perfect! It helps build confidence and makes you sound more natural. So, it goes without saying that it is worth a king's ransom!
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Reference: ‘25 Expert Cold Calling Tips You Can Use to Get Meetings With Anyone’ by Jenny Keohane