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- Bob's not your telemarketer. Meredith, Brian H. // NZ Business;Oct2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p62
Presents a narrative of the author's experience of rejecting a call from what he thought was a telemarketer but in fact was a potential client. Account of the author's conversation with the supposed telemarketer; Lessons learned by the author from the incident; His advice to telemarketers.
- Prospecting by Telephone Prenotification: An Application of the Foot-In-The-Door Technique. Jolson, Marvin A. // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management;Aug86, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p39
The article discusses the application of the foot-in-the-door technique. This technique, applied as a prospecting tool, is the very antithesis of the pressures and manipulations associated with the "hard-sell." The success of the foot-in-the-door method is based on generating initial compliance...
- deal with a telemarketer. // Dolly;Mar2004, Issue 401, p112
Offers tips for dealing with a telemarketer. Advantages of saying no before the telemarketer start talking about his or her products; Things which can annoy a telemarketer.
- To Spoof or Not To Spoof. Katz, Dian // Lesbian News;Sep2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p38
The author talks about dealing with telephone pranks. She describes receiving calls from telemarketers who use telephone numbers of reputable companies in order for the recipient to answer their call. She explains how other people use a certain type of card which allow them to hide their own...
- New Massachusetts law restricts telemarketing. // Marketing News;2/27/87, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p38
The article reports on a law approved by the Massachusetts legislature related to regulation of automated telemarketing. According to the law, it becomes mandatory for telephone companies to keep lists of customers who do not wish to receive calls related to telemarketing.
- Australia set to lift telemarketing ban. Hummerston, Gemma // Precision Marketing;5/4/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p9
The article reports on the plan of the Australian Communications & Media Authority to lift a ban on telemarketers from ringing consumers on Sundays and public holidays. This ban-lifting proposal came from Communications Minister Helen Coonan on behalf of pollsters and market research companies...
- An Offer From Ms. Nobody. Lewis, Herschell Gordon // Direct;Jul2003, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p70
Talks about the telephone calls received from a recorded telemarketer reading from a script. Comments on a call received from BellSouth; Annual turnover expected by some telemarketing companies.
- Attorney General sets out to push new 'no-call' rules. The Associated Press // Marketing News;10/22/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 22, p12
The article reports that Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar is urging the state's Public Utilities Commission to make it easier for people to file complaints on telemarketers who fail to obey requests to remove their names from calling lists. Salazar said the commission should not depend...
- Legitimate direct marketers don't make robocalls. Urbanski, Al // Direct Marketing News;Nov2012, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p10
The article reports on complaints over robocalls from telemarketers and the response of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It notes that while legitimate telemarketers are not responsible for the robocalls, there are still many complaints about these unsolicited sales calls. In turn, FTC...