OK to call on weekend? A warm lead?

by rockyk
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Not any coldcalling or selling, but just following up on a warm lead I have already met. I just want to ask him if he wants to meet next week and when.

The situation - Last week I was introduced to a bar/club owner by a good friend of mine who works there. The guy gave me his business card and told me to give him a call cuz he was interested. I didn't get to call him this week, so is it ok to call him Saturday?

Or should I just wait till Monday morning?
#call #coldcalling #lead #warm #weekend
  • Profile picture of the author Pete Egeler
    Just me, but since you haven't really "established" any type of relationship yet, I wouldn't make that call until Monday.

    Best of luck to you!

    Pete
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  • Profile picture of the author Bronwyn and Keith
    Hi rockyk

    If you haven't agreed with the business owner about a weekend call definately leave it til Monday.

    Quite frankly though you should have already made the call within a day of receiving the business card.

    Regards

    Bronwyn and Keith
    Originally Posted by rockyk View Post

    Not any coldcalling or selling, but just following up on a warm lead I have already met. I just want to ask him if he wants to meet next week and when.

    The situation - Last week I was introduced to a bar/club owner by a good friend of mine who works there. The guy gave me his business card and told me to give him a call cuz he was interested. I didn't get to call him this week, so is it ok to call him Saturday?

    Or should I just wait till Monday morning?
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  • Profile picture of the author ZaraK
    Weekends are going to be the busiest time for a bar/club. Hold off until Monday.
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  • Profile picture of the author LauraJames
    Best to hold off until Monday. Get the business relationship established and then learn about the best days/times to call.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thina
    Hi
    Bar/ Club busiest business hour in week end..so you may hold off untill monday..
    So you get time to have open business talk in monday [except during week ends ]
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  • Profile picture of the author prmoise76
    yes my friend monday is a slow day. talk to him/her like you know your stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author vatonyt
    Monday all the way. This is business.
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  • Profile picture of the author russells
    I would call Monday and never leave a call wait for that long -- always as soon as possible after you've been given the opportunity.

    Just my 2 cents ;-)
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  • Profile picture of the author rockyk
    Yea I definitely waited longer than I should have. I did end up calling back monday and set an appointment for this week.

    From the couple of coldcalls I have done, I've seen a pattern that business owners mostly ask me to call them back on Monday. I'm guessing it's because:
    • They usually already have a lot of things on their mind for this week.
    • They are most open to schedule a meeting at the beginning of the week because their schedule is the most open.
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    • Profile picture of the author FirstBorn
      Hi Rocky,

      Congrats on the appointment!

      Let us know how it all went.

      Thanks,
      Christopher

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      Originally Posted by rockyk View Post

      Yea I definitely waited longer than I should have. I did end up calling back monday and set an appointment for this week.

      From the couple of coldcalls I have done, I've seen a pattern that business owners mostly ask me to call them back on Monday. I'm guessing it's because:
      • They usually already have a lot of things on their mind for this week.
      • They are most open to schedule a meeting at the beginning of the week because their schedule is the most open.
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