Get More Referrals Now!: The Four Cornerstones That Turn Business Relationships Into Gold: The Four Cornerstones That Turn Business Relationships Into Gold [NOOK Book]

Get More Referrals Now!: The Four Cornerstones That Turn Business Relationships Into Gold: The Four Cornerstones That Turn Business Relationships Into Gold

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  • Eliminate Cold Calling Forever

  • Get Prospects Returning Your Calls

  • Form Powerful Referral Alliances

  • Create an Unlimited Flow of Quality Prospects

Referrals: The most powerful way to sell!

Selling in today's business environment is more challenging than ever. But the secret to success isn't longer hours and more phone calls; it's getting better referrals. Sales expert Bill Cates's system of referral-based marketing turns every business contact into a relationship--and every relationship into a sales success. You'll learn how to:

  • Sell without worrying about Do-Not-Call Lists

  • Develop a powerful referral mindset

  • Network strategically for better results

  • And much more!

If you want to bring in more qualified leads and close more sales than you ever imagined, don't work harder, work smarter--with Get More Referrals NOW!

"In the three months since of implementing Bill Cates' Referral Marketing System, we have experienced an unprecedented increase in sales. Bill Cates' Referral Marketing system works!"--Vincent Arena, Executive Vice-President & Chief Administrative Officer, FCLIC

"The answer to the Do-Not-Call List is The Unlimited Referrals Marketing System® from Bill Cates. In today's environment you need to get connected to the prospect in a compelling way. This system accomplishes that."--Bob Walker, MassMutual Financial Group

"With Bill's powerful system, there are no more cold calls, only warm leads. It's a must-read for anyone in business."--Dr. Tony Alessandra, author of The Platinum Rule

"The program Bill delivered 15 months ago has had a lasting impact. Our advisors are acquiring new clients by referrals at a rate that's 40% higher than the national average for our company."--Tim Holland, Field Vice President, American Express Financial Advisors

Bill Cates is President of Referral Coach International. A twenty-eight-year sales veteran, he currently consults for such clients as American Express, Merrill Lynch, Andersen Windows, MassMutual Financial Group, and Mutual of Omaha.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071458412
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/30/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 869,529
  • File size: 611 KB

Meet the Author

Bill Cates (Silver Spring, MD) is president of Referral Coach International. The nation's foremost expert on increasing sales through highquality referrals, he speaks on the subject to more than 20,000 sales professionals and entrepreneurs annually.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2005

    Good but not the right book for my business

    If you are a business owner, are independent, or self employed this is a good book to add to your library. This book has a lot of different ideas but they will not all apply to every sales professional. I was also disappointed in there wasn't a lot of deep thoughts. It was an easy read but didn't really excite me or give me any brilliant ideas.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2004

    Highly Recommended!

    Cold calling is dead. Do-not-call lists will consign the telemarketer to the dustbin of annoying business history. So what do you do instead? Build your business on the basis of referrals. Provide such outstanding service to your clients that they will want to introduce you to others. This is easier said than done, but when it is done right, it's very effective. Author Bill Cates provides a treasury of lore, some obvious but often ignored, some creative and new, all of it useful in building a referral-based business. He writes clearly, concisely and succinctly. We gladly recommend ¿ or refers ¿ Cates to you; his guidebook is practical for anyone in almost any business.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2004

    A must read for all advisors!

    This book will provide you with a source of ideas, resources and directions on how to build a strong flow of referrals ASAP!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2004

    Best Book on Marketing I've Read

    Cates calls referrals 'forgotten gold.' Man is he right. I get referrals, but I don't do anything to make them happen - so I don't get enough and they're not always the right ones. This is a system that I intend to follow. Good stuff! Get it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2004

    This book has incredibly valuable tips.

    My company has 12 marketing people. The tips Bill gave us in his seminar and in this book have made a huge amount of money for us. Learn his techniques and make them a habit. You'll be amazed how much new business you'll get that you wouldn't have uncovered without using these simple techniques.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2004

    Buy this book now!

    This straightforward and down-to-earth book provided me with the strategic advice I needed on how to change the way I do business, and it's made all the difference in generating quality leads that produce faster and easier sales. There's no mumbo-jumbo; just great ideas you can put to use right away. Every chapter has real-life examples of Bill's concepts in action, and there's absolutely no doubt in my mind anyone looking to grow their business should read this book. With the results I've gotten I consider Bill a silent partner in my business, and I constantly refer back to this book when I have a problem to solve or need a new idea. Buy this book now!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2004

    This book has helped me build my business

    Tired of making sales calls? There is an easier way! This book provides you with a fail-safe step-by-step system that will help you build your business faster! If you are in sales--and who isn't--you owe it to yourself to devour this book.

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