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Exceeding Targets and Expectations for Document Presentation Solutions [CASE STUDY]

Exceeding Targets and Expectations for Document Presentation Solutions


CASE STUDY



Exceeding Targets and Expectations for Document Presentation Solutions


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a global print materials manufacturer leader and has been providing their customers with a complete range of systems and accessories for office and individual print presentation needs for more than 30 years.

Integrity, fairness, loyalty, accountability and respect are the values they live in their commitment to being constantly recognized as a world leader in print solutions.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Financial (Accounting, Capital/Asset Management, Financial Advisors) Insurance Schools (Primary, Secondary and Technical Schools) Real Estate firms

TARGET PROSPECTS
Marketing Manager, Business Manager, Purchasing Manager

TARGET LOCATIONS
USA


THE CHALLENGE



The Client’s history narrates back to 1939 when they started as a niche printing enterprise in Georgia, USA. The business grew and progressed through a carousel of business activities around the globe for the succeeding years: asset acquisitions, manufacturing and development of new products and opening of new sites for offices and warehouses.

In 2005, merger deals, sites expansion and newly manufactured printing products and solutions happened one after another, year after year. The rapid business growth apparently demanded for more tasks to be done, as well as utilization of advanced technology that would expedite operational processes in order to cater to bigger demands of the now extensive customer base.

In 2013, the print materials manufacturer leader came to realize that the new range of printing products and solutions now have advanced features and benefits that required holistic messaging to position to target customers, and that this new messaging would best be delivered with some marketing help from an expert lead generation provider. They were clear on the two things they needed assistance with: the management of their huge database and the setting of appointments for them.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



Callbox provides holistic campaign management to its clients and that includes providing them the most accurate and well-managed database. Regardless of who owns the contact list, Callbox obliges itself to cleanse and profile the list before, during and until the campaign ends.

  • Data Cleansing – all contacts on the database are called to confirm every piece of business information
  • Deduplication – missing details are retrieved and necessary changes are applied to eliminate goneaways, duplicate entries, and contacts that fall outside the target criteria.
  • Data Verification – contact names and contact numbers are validated, as well as email addresses, postal codes, and other pertinent contact details.

Callbox’s Multi-Channel Lead Generation services did not only make it possible for the Client to manage their huge database but at the same time get their message to the right decision maker at the proper time.

The appointment setting campaign criteria included the following:

  • Prospect to answer only two (2) simple qualifying questions
  • Prospect should agree to receive sample products from the Client
  • Schedule a phone appointment with their global sales representatives.


RESULTS



Success!

The Callbox team delivered an average of 5 appointments per day for two campaign periods, exceeding the Client’s target of 2 to 3 per day, and even closed deals with two large businesses.

Even before the campaign, the Client expressed confidence and trust in Callbox as they employed 6 appointment setters for the initial campaign period and added 4 more upon renewal. For the Callbox team, they just did what they had to do to assist the Client: manage the database and set appointments, but for the Client, outstanding:

“I didn’t get the chance while we were on the phone but I wanted to take a moment to make it clear that you and your team do an OUTSTANDING job for us and I am very happy and excited about their performance. Their sales exceed all other agents combined. Please encourage them to keep up the good work and remain motivated. I hope to visit you guys in 2017.”

“I just wanted to touch base with you guys this morning. I want you to know that you did an excellent!! job on yesterday. (closed deal company) keep it going. KEEP PUSHING!”

“Management was very happy to see the way you guys stepped up production yesterday and they want it to continue as well as increase.”

“Excellent job on (closed deal company). Let’s keep the numbers coming!”

The campaign has been running for more than three years now.




All-Time High For Physiotherapy Systems Leader with Callbox [CASE STUDY]

All-Time High For Physiotherapy Systems Leader with Callbox


CASE STUDY



All-Time High For Physiotherapy Systems Leader with Callbox


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a 30-year old leading manufacturer of physiotherapy systems in Europe. Some key components of their product offering are innovative cardiology products, software and diagnostics products.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Physical Therapy Clinics & Chiropractic Offices (9 employees and below)

TARGET PROSPECTS
Business Owners, Head Physical Therapist, Doctor

TARGET LOCATIONS
USA



THE CHALLENGE



The physiotherapy leader is intensively involved in every aspect of the business, moreso the production, and provides personal attention each step of the way. Their latest product is Single Use Adhesive Electrodes, an electrotherapy treatment that would benefit users by saving time, no storing and cleaning between treatments and avoiding cross contamination.

This family-run award-winning and customer-oriented physiotherapy systems manufacturer has been reaping success for years now but their new product which projects a higher standard compared with the existing ones required a more advanced, fast and comprehensive marketing program that would help them cope with the competition – enter the Callbox Multi-Touch Multi-Channel Lead Generation Program.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



The Client requested Callbox to maximize the capacity of the Multi Channel Marketing Program by utilizing the Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool in communicating with prospects at the time when they are most available.


Callbox called the target decision makers to introduce the new product, Single Use Adhesive Electrodes. Prospects who agreed to receive a follow-up call from the Client’s sales representatives were further handled by the Client’s sales representatives themselves to further explain the product’s features and benefits which is instrumental in drafting the best project design for the prospect company.


Using the Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool, the Callbox team sent out introductory emails to prospects only to verify the validity of the contact details. Replies, website clicked and queries were tracked in real time for the agent to call.

After the call, prospects who requested for information were then reported to the Client to be sent brochures and forms as reference for the sales representatives in tailor-fitting a project design for them.



RESULTS



The initial result of the campaign was a pleasant surprise for the Client as Callbox produced 96 Appointments just halfway through the campaign period (middle of the second month of a 3-month campaign). Towards the end of the campaign, that number doubled to 192 Appointments, 72 of which were warm follow-ups.

The physiotherapy manufacturer leader thought they’ve had enough successes in the past and that they’ve ran the best marketing strategies in the business, but was in awe when the Callbox team pulled through with lofty results for the campaign. Their decision to partner up with the best in lead generation led them to an all-time high. Just goes to show how much proven expertise can make a difference.




Callbox Bridge to Global Market for Improved Code Review Tool [CASE STUDY]

Callbox: Bridge to Global Market for Improved Code Review Tool


CASE STUDY



Callbox Bridge to Global Market for Improved Code Review Tool


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a group of Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Integration experts, providing consulting and implementation solutions to numerous enterprise clients in the areas of Data Architecture, Data Modelling and ETL. They also provide consulting services relating to Reporting, Development, Modularized Solutions and Change Management.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Companies Using Informatica, Datastage, ODI

TARGET PROSPECTS

  • CTO/CIO/Sr. VP/VP/Director/Manager – Data Warehouse
  • CTO/CIO/Sr. VP/VP/Director/Manager – Business Intelligence
  • CTO/CIO/Sr. VP/VP/Director/Manager – Data Engineering
  • CTO/CIO/Sr. VP/VP/Director/Manager – Data Quality/Governance
  • Informatica Tech Lead
  • Informatica Architect
  • Informatica Administrator
  • Architect
  • Solution Architect
  • Data Warehouse Manager

TARGET LOCATIONS
USA, Europe, Middle East


THE CHALLENGE



The Client required a software license to complete product development, Their product, being a tool developed for Informatica PowerCenter, required the Client to team up with informatica users to obtain substantial information about the facets of the product’s development and come up with best practices.

The challenge was to “gain stronger and larger presence in the global market”. In order to achieve this, the Client needed access to Informatica users to help earn credibility and to increase trials for the software.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



Callbox’s Multi-Touch, Multi-Channel Lead Generation Program was all set to drive success for the Client. At the initial campaign term and even in succeeding terms, Callbox rolled out a Customer Profiling program to make the most out of the Appointment Setting campaign.


Initial email copies were sent to email addresses via the Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool to validate the activeness of the contacts. The said email copies contained CTAs like links to the Client’s website, query boxes and downloadable questionnaires. All actions taken by prospects and email replies were tracked in real time.


Replies and actions were monitored by the Callbox team and were set as follow-ups. in order to appropriately profile the contacts, the agent first verified information details followed by the required probing questions that focused on companies who are current Informatica Users for their code review tool and later on expanded to companies who also use ODI (Oracle Data Integrator) and IBM Data Stage code review tool.

The feedback from these users were properly noted and to in order to help the users carry out the best of the tools, the agent set for them appointments with the Client’s demo specialists to discuss with them some how to’s and DIY’s.



RESULTS



The initial term generated 35 appointments for web demo, the second term brought in 29 appointments and the third term rolled out 31 appointments, a total of 95 web demos.

15 qualified leads in 22 calling days

Callbox bridged communication between the Client and its target market. The information that were dished out of the current Informatica users were substantial to the improvement of the tool and has earned them a higher credibility from their customers. On top of that, the three term-campaign that Callbox initially ran for them has allowed them to establish a larger and stronger presence in the global market.

As of the writing of this case study, the Client is still engaged with Callbox for yet another campaign term.




IT Consulting Expert Reclaimed Prized Customer Conversations [CASE STUDY]

IT Consulting Expert Reclaimed Prized Customer Conversations


CASE STUDY



IT Consulting Expert Reclaimed Prized Customer Conversations


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a seasoned technology services provider and prides itself with a 17-year experience in e-retail services and 16 years of providing non-stop technology consulting solutions. The extensive technology background of their consultants in customizing top solutions for their clients needs enables them to widely cater to different industry types and sizes.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Retail, Manufacturing

TARGET PROSPECTS
E- Commerce/Marketing / Advertising Director

TARGET LOCATIONS
USA


THE CHALLENGE



As a technology consulting solutions expert, the Client provides a variety of services like catalog management, e-retail design and development, storefront software support, ROI optimization, Google utilization, order and inventory management, SEO, integration, product data feeds, product data cleansing, email marketing and the full service package from evaluation to analysis to tailor the best fitting solution.

The extensive solutions they provide have brought in long-term clients and have resulted to high ROI for the business. However, recent years have seen meager production of new business deals due to some challenges that were caused by the following:

  • The Client’s email marketing strategy that sends out catalogs to prospects via regular email accounts have become less effective, for reasons the Client was not certain of. The percentage of replies decreased from 8-10% to 5-7% in the last two years.
  • Since the catalogs were hardly opened or read by target prospects, the Q&As it contained that were supposed to initially probe the prospect’s concerns have become less usable which slowed down the process of identifying as to whether the target needs custom-built storefront or requires a minor change. Such data is significant in customizing the best solution for the prospect.
  • The preceding root causes bore a bigger problem which impacted the whole prospecting process of the business – fewer client conversations.

The Client opened themselves to options that could possibly address these issues and outsourcing to a lead generation provider came up as the top and most preferred over others like buying/renting lists and adding in-house staff to multiply the job.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



Callbox and the Client possess a similar characteristic in terms of prospecting and handling customers – everything goes through evaluation and analysis before customizing the best-fit solution.

To ensure data accuracy, the Callbox team profiled the database. The contact details like email addresses, phone numbers, company name and address, SIC codes and social media accounts were updated.


Callbox and the Client possess a similar characteristic in terms of prospecting and handling customers – everything goes through evaluation and analysis before customizing the best-fit solution.

To ensure data accuracy, the Callbox team profiled the database. The contact details like email addresses, phone numbers, company name and address, SIC codes and social media accounts were updated.


Replies and actions tracked were set as priority for the agent to call in order to probe further on the prospect’s concerns and set appointments for them with the Client’s sales consultants. Note that the consultants already have the knowledge about the prospect’s concerns prior to the appointment as all actions and queries – made via web, phone or email – were shared with them by the Callbox team.


To ensure that a solid appointment is set between the prospect and the Client’s consultant, the agent sent out a follow-up email to the prospect stating acknowledgement of the recent follow-up call and confirmation of the appointment. Along with the email, a calendar event is set copying both the prospect and the consultant to avoid missed appointments.



RESULTS



The email marketing campaign yielded a total of 720 replies out of the 4500 sent, a 50% increase from the previous average percentage from the Client’s in-house email marketing process.

Out of the 720 replies (website visit, clicked links, downloaded forms), 44 (16%) solid appointments were delivered while the remaining 676 were warm follow ups that were worth nurturing.
The Client was able to close 5 deals out of the 44 leads and is looking into 3 more closes before the year ends.




Callbox Multi Channel Marketing Program Aced Success for Neuro Testing Company [CASE STUDY]

Callbox Multi-Channel Marketing Program Aced Success for Neuro Testing Company


CASE STUDY



Callbox Multi-Channel Marketing Program Aced Success for Neuro Testing Company


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a group of academic clinicians and other professionals like engineers and researchers who develop advanced neurological disorders assessment tools, specifically for dementia, and have been in service for more than a decade now. Their product is a memory assessment software used by clinicians to test and analyze a dementia patient’s memory, which also provides recommendations and further medical steps to take based on results.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
Medical Clinics & Rehabilitation Centers

TARGET PROSPECTS
Neurologists (doctors, consultants, neuro nurses)

TARGET LOCATIONS
US


THE CHALLENGE



The Client launched its first neuro-assessment tool in 2000 and subsequently released an improved version of the tool in 2006 and in 2012. The team mainly focused on widely researching and meticulously developing neurological assessment tools, and later on took the project to a higher level by making Android versions of it on different gadgets like smartphones and tablets.

The course was a success – the neuro-assessment software for dementia is accessible to clinicians anytime and anywhere, which enables them to work with accuracy through its real-time data tracking and updating features.

However, the team went amiss on one thing – the marketing aspect of the project which bore the following challenges:

  • The long periods of research studies and software tool development took most of their attention which somehow, unconsciously snatched ample time to plan on how the tool should be strategically introduced to their target market.
  • The Client had an existing marketing staff but with skills limited to traditional marketing of going from clinic to clinic to present the product.
  • Competitors emerged fast in the market and the Client was running against them and against time – there weren’t appropriate resources or tools to use to expedite product sales and marketing.

The Client had little confidence in their ability to garner enough marketing attention for the project. And there being very little time left to roll out a well-thought marketing strategy, the Client decided, for the first time, to outsource their marketing initiatives.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



A decade of perfected marketing strategies – is the pride and inspiration that drives Callbox to serve its countless global clients with tailored, world-class sales and marketing solutions based on their business needs and goals.

In this campaign, the Client straightforwardly stated their need for targeted qualified leads as the pressure on keeping up or getting ahead of the race was urgent: Hot Transfers as priority leads and Face to Face or Phone Appointments as secondary options. Callbox was more than ready for the challenge.

A Multi-Touch Multi-Channel Marketing program was employed which included the following activities:

  • Data Validity Check via Email Copies – with the use of the Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool, target decision makers’ contact information like email addresses were validated by sending out initial email copies that contained short product information and CTAs that would compel recipients to answer by replying, clicking links to Q&As or visit the Client’s website.
  • Lead Generation/Appointment Setting – validated contacts were called for two reasons: to be profiled and hot-transferred to the Client’s lead specialists for possible product demonstration. Those who did not agree to be transferred were offered an office appointment, with a phone appointment as a final option.
  • Activate Web, Social and Mobile Network Access – the email copies sent to target decision makers contained links that led to: the Client’s website and a landing page that contained “ask us” box where prospects may ask questions and “contact me” box where prospects may share their contact information if they agree to be contacted by the Client.


RESULTS



Out of the 4,500 contacts, 3,375 (75%) were validated to have opened, clicked links or visited the Client’s website, and completely profiled: decision makers’ names, clinic addresses, active phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and SIC codes.

The 3,375 were called which produced a total of 45 Hot Transfers and 21 phone appointments – a huge leap of 75% increase in leads from the Client’s previous average of 16 leads.

The impressive number of leads and appointments was just a part of the Client’s acknowledged success on the campaign ran by Calbox, the other fraction being that the long periods spent on research and development of the neuro assessment tool did not go to waste with the quality of leads generated by the Callbox team. Furthermore, the seamless Callbox workflow of completely profiling all validated contacts for the Client’s in-house marketing team produced leads they are currently nurturing for future conversion.

But for the Client, the cake-topper was the exuberance of seeing results that clearly put them ahead of the competition.




Callbox Solves Software Companys Marketing Conundrum [CASE STUDY]

Callbox Solves Software Company’s Marketing Conundrum


CASE STUDY



Callbox Solves Software Company’s Marketing Conundrum


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is an American company offering PaaS (Platform as a Service) cloud based applications such as VoIP Services and other products including Cloud File Sharing, Cloud Email, Mobile Device Management and AV, and Secure SMS to businesses. The Client also gives them additional value by combining private and public clouds into a single, integrated environment. The company prides itself as a one-stop shop for all IT needs and specializes in secured IT platforms for companies providing next-generation services.

The Client is based in the state of Georgia, but covers the continental United States, targeting the Healthcare, Hotels, Retail, Law, Daycare, and Private Sector Industries.



THE CHALLENGE



Despite working with a number of third party providers for their lead generation campaigns, finding interested companies to engage with their services for the long term was a challenge. Unfortunately for IPV Solutions, their previous partners were not equipped with the best tactics and tools that would scale up the sales numbers.

It did not help that most of their present customers may not have been the best people to take full advantage of their enterprise-ready solutions that encourage and enable mobile and global connectivity. That and the possibility that their previous partners didn’t exert enough effort to uncover the prospects’ needs such as business continuity and disaster recovery protection or continuous communications and go-anywhere mobile capabilities, which incidentally, IPV Solutions provide.

Hoping to find the answers to these problems, the Client searched for a reliable partner who can provide them with a list of accurate contacts and quality appointments with interested prospects who have the need for cloud integration and secured IT platforms, and who would most likely keep a long-term engagement with them.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



To address the Client’s problem about the quality of appointments, the team carried out their best effort to profile and update each contact information with each call, and took the opportunity to ask decision makers probing questions to uncover not just perceived, but actual business needs. These were significant factors in generating high converting appointments.

The Callbox team utilized the dependable Callbox Pipeline’s Lead Nurture Tool which efficiently automated tasks that streamlined the workflow.

Lead Nurture Tool’s list cleansing feature took care of contact profiling, while custom emails were automatically sent to prospects in a scheduled manner. Part of what makes this reliable tool efficient is that, every action taken by prospects like clicking a website or submitting a form is monitored in real-time and callers respond to them immediately.

As is always the case, all call activities were automatically logged in to the Callbox Pipeline, Callbox’s lead management and marketing automation platform where the Client can view, process or download reports of leads and/or appointments generated by Callbox agents.

The Callbox Pipeline’s Lead Nurture Tool made sure the call list was accurate throughout the whole campaign, while the Callbox’s SMART Calling system guaranteed to reach the right prospects at the right time, when they are most available to talk. This seamless synergy turned the operation into one a hassle-free campaign.



RESULTS



The initial three-month program has generated a total of 29 success calls (28 phone appointments, 1 lead). While not jaw-dropping, it was a stark departure from the meager results their previous partners have provided. Currently, the team is on its first renewal. Feedback from the client have all been positive – from the professional way the team members conduct themselves to the quality of appointments that have been set. As a result, IPV Solutions has decided to move forward for two more months with the engagement.




Callbox Perfect Candidate for Japan's Chief Recruiter [CASE STUDY]

Callbox: Perfect Candidate for Japan’s Chief Recruiter


CASE STUDY



Callbox: Perfect Candidate for Japan’s Chief Recruiter


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is Japan’s largest recruiting and information Service Company. They are focused on supporting a diverse range of work style though offering a wide variety of services including job advertisements, permanent placement services, temporary staffing services, outsourcing services, pre organization-related services, and development-related services in an effort to help realize a world in which people can freely choose their own unique work style.

The Client also provides a broad range of services for companies, from employee recruitment to development and assignment. Through their diverse services, they are committed to offering the best HR solutions for business operations.

TARGET INDUSTRIES
All industries except recruitment and employment agencies and job boards companies

TARGET LOCATIONS
Houston, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and UK


THE CHALLENGE



The Client was planning to launch a new product in Singapore and they didn’t have a marketing team to help them engage with customers. Hoping to reach out to prospects and meeting their deadline, the Client decided to outsource to a company that specializes in reaching new markets and has all the marketing tools including database, email support and social media to manage a campaign and help generate potential clients for them.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



1st Campaign:

Before the campaign commenced, the Client highlighted how crucial it is for them to reach their target prospects for the launch of their product. Prior to signing up with Callbox, the Client had planned a marketing strategy of their own, which was focused on different target locations per week. They decided to apply this strategy to their first Callbox campaign.

Contacts were profiled properly and were sent out an email. To get more interested prospects, the team needed a sustained and focused effort. However, despite much effort exerted by the team, the Client’s marketing strategy gave them less time to nurture their warm prospects, which resulted to failure in meeting the Client’s campaign expectations.

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The Client assessed the results and the team provided their feedback on the campaign as well. After evaluating the campaign, the Client and the Callbox team came to the following conclusions:

  • Jumping from one target area to another from week to week gave them less time to reach out to the right people. The availability of prospects had to be put into consideration as well.
  • Having limited time to run the campaign affected the conversion rate. Many prospects considered looking into the product, however, most of them didn’t want to commit yet.
  • Right timing is the key. Running a 3-week campaign on a lean month, when most of the prospects were on vacation, contributed to a lower-than-expected turnout.

2nd Campaign:

Having learned much from the initial campaign and armed with insights on how they can make improvements, the Callbox team, together with the Client, made some changes to help improve the campaign’s performance. In order to address the Client’s challenge of reaching out to prospects before the official launch of their product, the team implemented the following:

  • Callbox’s multi-channel approach, whereby the team sent out emails to warm prospects prior to the start of the campaign which helped generates positive replies and was converted to appointments. At the same time, the team tried different approaches to touch base and follow up with them while running the campaign.
  • The Client ran a 2-week campaign, this time with 4 agents focusing on one location. The team conducted regular status meetings with the Client to provide updates and keep track of their course of action.

With the help of the Callbox Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool, the team was able to create a scheme and set a timeline that helped achieve the desired results within the time frame specified by the Client.

Callbox’s multi-channel approach played an important role which resulted to higher number of appointments at the end of 2nd term:

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Before the end of the campaign, the client commended the team for their effort, “99% no cancellation of appointments. Only 1% of the appointment was cancelled because of double booking.”



RESULTS



With Callbox’s experience and the team’s expertise in troubleshooting different types of campaigns, together with the Client, they managed to create a customized program to meet the Client’s target and expectations.

Running a multi-channel marketing campaign with the aid of the Callbox’s Pipeline Lead Nurture Tool, the team managed to deliver a higher number of qualified appointments than they would have without it. As a result, the Client decided not to accept more office appointments and advised the team to convert them to leads instead as they no longer have enough people to handle all appointments delivered.

Currently, the Client is nurturing 178 leads, 37 of which are interested with the product and agreed to meet with the Client’s sales team, 75 warm leads who are interested to know more about the product and 66 leads which can be followed up through email. These impressive results prompted the Client to signify his intention to sign up for a long term contract by the 3rd quarter of this year.




Turning Targets to Sales Ready Leads 50 Percent Shorter Lead Nurturing Cycle [CASE STUDY]

Turning Targets to Sales-Ready Leads with a 50% Shorter Lead Nurturing Cycle

Targets to Sales-Ready Leads with a 50% Shorter
Lead Nurturing Cycle

Leading Online Company Profits with Live Phone Operators [CASE STUDY]

Leading Online Company Profits with Live Phone Operators


CASE STUDY



Leading Online Company Profits with Live Phone Operators


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a worldwide market leader in online hotel reservations; provider of fast, secure and easy-to-use booking system with access to over 35,000 hotels, inns, B&Bs, and resorts. The Client was losing online sales due to both seasonal and irregular network congestion. They believed that frustrated customers were abandoning the sales process when browsing seemed too slow. Factors beyond their control did not allow them to “fix the internet”.



THE CHALLENGE



The Client believed they could save these abandoned sales by making their online reservation system available over the phone, allowing potential customers to talk to a live operator 24/7. They decided to provide a prominently displayed toll-free number on their website believing that live operators could keep the customer on the line until closing the sale during congested periods.

By electing to outsource, they hoped to find a single experienced call center could cut costs by managing both incoming phone sales and customer service for cancellations or reservation modifications.



RESULTS



By boldly choosing to support their online business with live operators, they discovered that far from cannibalize their online channel, they strengthened it, even created a new channel of dedicated phone customers, and simultaneously offloading management of customer service requests to Callbox.

  • Customer confidence increased phone channel sales across the board by attracting customers who had not and would not use the online system.
  • Repeat sales increased due directly to Callbox agent friendliness. Customers regularly requested the Agent’s name, and requested the Agent by name on subsequent calls.
  • New and more customer-oriented sales outlet
  • Reduced costs by more than 50% per customer



Callbox Dishes Out The Leads [CASE STUDY]

Callbox Dishes Out The Leads


CASE STUDY



Callbox Dishes Out the Leads


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is one of the premier retailers of Dish Network, the United States’ lowest priced all digital satellite provider. Dish Network offers a variety of HD programming such as theater-quality movie channels, educational and nature programming, Pay-Per-View HD movies, and HD broadcasts of special events, including concerts, boxing matches and professional sporting events.

The Client offers TV and entertainment packages that are put together to give choice and value, loaded with popular options for a low price as well as very affordable equipment upgrades.



THE CHALLENGE



  • Growth
  • Existing competition
  • Insufficient in-house support

Providing satellite sales, installation and service throughout the US was not easy for the Client which was a young company. It saw the need to grow, not only in terms of client base but in customer service capacity as well, in line with its goal to provide outstanding service to its customers. The Client faced stiff competition from huge cable providers all over the US so it needed a major marketing campaign to introduce its company, its offers and retain a loyal set of customers. An attempt at in-house sales operations was made by the client, but did not generate as many customers as expected. The Client saw the need for a partner to reach its target market and eventually, hit its sales target.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



In order to gather interest for the Client, Callbox launched a Lead Generation campaign in April 2006. Since the Client had in-house specialists, the task of Callbox agents was limited to gathering prospects by generating interest in the Client’s offers, and forwarding these prospects to specialists who closed the sales. A total of 10 agents consisting of 7 openers and 3 closers handled Client’s account. The 6-month lead generation campaign by Callbox customer representatives involved the introduction of the company, its offers and basic installation information.



RESULTS



  • After a 6-month lead generation campaign and 2 months of pre-close transfers, the Client requested Callbox agents to close deals as well, a significant show of confidence in Callbox agents. The Client was able to cut costs by reducing in-house sales support and rely solely on telemarketing in order to sign and maintain customers.
  • Growth. At the start of the campaign, the Client’s target market was limited to Southern California. Its client base has spread over 13 states, including Texas, Arizona and Oregon. The Client achieved a hefty 50% increase in installations per day.
  • In a display of satisfaction with the results of the Callbox campaign and as a result of the good relations between Callbox and the Client, its Sales Director scheduled a week-long visit to the dedicated team, and performed in-depth sales training at the Callbox on-site training facilities. The training focused on sales techniques for both sales coaches and agents. The principles learned were shared across all applicable Callbox teams.

This is the Client’s first experience with outsourcing, and Callbox is proud to be chosen.




Callbox Opens Doors for International Trade [CASE STUDY]

Callbox Opens Doors For International Trade


CASE STUDY



Callbox Opens Doors For International Trade


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry spearheading the development of Singapore’s external economy wing. Its mission is to promote the overseas growth of Singapore-based enterprises and international trade. With a global network of over 30 locations, the Client offers services to help Singapore enterprises export, develop business capabilities, find overseas partners, and enter new markets. They work to position Singapore as a base for foreign businesses to expand into the region and Singapore-based companies.



THE CHALLENGE



The Client’s primary objective was to acquire foreign leads to participate in their ‘business matching’ trade portal. They targeted importers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers all over the US, to seed business opportunities and partnerships.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



Callbox launched a Foreign Lead Generation Campaign.

Based on the Client’s specifications, a target call list was provided from the Callbox database. In order to provide the Client with the right list, the Callbox research team studied the Client’s present goals and long term plans in order to identify potential prospects. Callbox agents made calls across the US daily, inviting businesses to post their company profile, products and services to the trade portal, emphasizing the opportunity to expand the prospect’s market in Singapore. Pertinent information was collected contact person, designation, contact number, company name and address. Among the qualifying questions asked by the Callbox team were:

  • Nature of prospect’s business (importer, manufacturer, exporter, service provider, project management, agent)
  • Products or Services offered
  • Business interest (to buy, invest, franchise, distribute, etc.)

Hot leads were qualified and matched with suitable Singapore-based enterprises. If requested, Callbox also sent the prospect invitations and online brochures.



RESULTS



With the Callbox team delivering a large number of leads monthly, the Client has been enjoying an increasing number of registrations on the online portal, significantly expanding its customer base. The Client’s Business Matching Group expressed satisfaction with the leads generated and the consistent professionalism and quality service shown by the Callbox team. As a result, the Client still continues to engage the services of Callbox in foreign lead generation. Today, Singapore’s most comprehensive business portal lists over 100,000 companies and is growing daily.




Singaporean Research and Consulting Company Strides into US Market with Callbox [CASE STUDY]

Singaporean Research and Consulting Company Strides into US Market with Callbox


CASE STUDY



Singaporean Research and Consulting Company Strides into US Market with Callbox


THE CLIENT



ABOUT

The Client is a leading provider of research-based, go-to-market intelligence and business consulting services supporting expansion into emerging markets across Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. It has worked with over 50 Global Fortune 1000 companies in solving market growth and entry problems, and has supported export promotion, Foreign Direct Investment attraction, and policy formulation programs of various government agencies in 15 countries.

Its high profile clients include Honda, Philips, Kohler, Yamaha Motors, Tupperware, Schneider Electric, and the Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council.



THE CHALLENGE



The Client, based in Singapore, wanted to expand its operations into the US to capture contracts with larger companies. However, it lacked resources to penetrate the vast American market. Its primary source of new businesses was word of mouth and referrals from existing clients.

The Client wanted direct communication opportunities with decision makers of larger prospects and decided to partner with Callbox to design an outbound telemarketing campaign.



THE CALLBOX SOLUTION



The Client’s outbound telemarketing campaign targeted C-level Executives and Research Development Directors. The contact team guaranteed five face-to-face appointments with Fortune 1000 prospects. Callbox customized the campaign script, highlighting the Client’s major customers worldwide in order to underscore credibility, add value, and get a higher response rate.

The calling list would be the most important factor of the campaign. Callbox factored a custom list of Fortune 1000 companies and went on to profile each one to identify decision makers. As a result, the call flow was quick, smooth, and precise.

Given the campaign’s geographic location, meeting with prospects required advance preparation on the part of the Client. To address related circumstances, Callbox booked all appointments at least a month in advance to give the Client ample time to make necessary preparations. Where possible, several appointments were scheduled sequentially on the same day, or on consecutive days. Callbox saw to it that all appointments were stringently qualified and confirmed to avoid “no-shows” and ensure clockwork meetings.



RESULTS



As guaranteed, Callbox delivered five face-to-face appointments with Fortune 1000 clients in one month, all scheduled on two consecutive dates. Most impressive was the fact that the Client was able to close all five of them, which speaks to the effectiveness of its sales team, the effectiveness of the partnership, and quality of Callbox’s appointment setting service.

Because of this achievement, the Client re-hired Callbox to conduct an appointment setting campaign in Europe and APAC which was equally successful. Callbox is currently running a telemarketing campaign for the Client in Singapore.