The Evil Empire asked for this when they arrogantly canned 300 plus sellers over the past two weeks.
Replaced by a bunch of idiots in regional sales call centers manning the phones and losing business.
Wait until you see what they’re passing off as radio sales.
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- How one regional call center operator didn’t even know what state the prospect’s target market was in. No kidding.
- The comical handoff that takes place from city to city until the canned pitch begins – just like this.
- How these robo sellers are identifying themselves to prospects.
- What was the startling answer that followed this question: “How much do ads cost?”
- What Clear Channel robo sellers are willing to do if an advertiser will give them a credit card over the phone.
- How robo callers handle the issue of whether to buy a 15, 30 or 60 second spot.
- Witness this bungled attempt at upselling by an unknowledgeable seller – this is embarrassing.
- Alert! How Clear Channel is talking to other groups about replacing sellers with direct media buying sans seller’s commissions.
- The secret meeting schedule for other group heads at Katz’ New York offices this morning – Clear Channel wants other groups to fire their salespeople too.
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