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How do you get a prospect to take your call? Sparking their interest with thought-provoking data is one way. Delivering a crisp and attention-grabbing value proposition is another. But sales trainer Rick Roberge is more concerned with what you shouldn't do.

"Don't give them a reason not to take your call," Roberge said at the most recent HubSpot Sales Accelerators event.

Interestingly, Roberge pointed out that how a salesperson introduces herself (including what's printed on her business card) might just provide a reason for buyers to screen her calls. Check out the video below to discover how salespeople get in their own way at networking events, and what information is truly necessary on a business card.  

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Originally published Feb 13, 2015 9:00:00 AM, updated July 28 2017

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Networking for Sales