*The Process of Producing Updated Business Mailing Lists*

By: Jeff Roux Martin


Website: www.contactdb.com

Keywords: business mailing list, business contact list, business database,
calling list, telemarketing list, lead list

*Summary: **Digging an accurate business mailing list involves a continuous
process. Read on to learn how it should be done so you can be assured that
you are only buying the right contact list.*

Connecting with targeted prospects is essentially a fundamental part in
converting them as clients. But, with the immense population of potential
customers and the need of spending within limits, it is impossible, and
unintelligible too, to do a random prospecting. You have to pick your best
targets and focus more on them. Yet, there is still a problem. You need to
get the business contacts of each prospective client so you can let them
know your brand and solutions.

Generating lists also involves a process of activities that would ensure
that every business data is authentic. Just because you already have the
data does not mean that it still exists. Also, there are new contact
information that may be added anytime. You have to get them so you can
increase your customer base. So, how can you produce a clean business
mailing list. Here are some ways:

Make regular updates. The best thing to maintain precision is to conduct
regular updates, daily if possible. No one has an idea when will the data
be changed or added. That leaves you no choice but to be there when it
happens. It is better than waiting for the time to lapse before you even
learn the truth.

Explore online. The Internet is a huge storage of information, which
includes business data. Try to explore the world wide web so you can find
what you are looking for. You can start with the business websites of your
target market. Then, you can dig deeper to social networking sites such as
Linkedin. Be sure to get the most important details such as full name of
key contact persons, the position of the decision-makers, mailing address
and if possible the phone number and email ad.

Data mine from information stored by associations and organizations. The
data being held by associations and organizations are also a good source of
contacts. Coordinate with the right officials and see if you can get a
copy.

Always verify. Do not risk sending mails with less assurance that the
information are not yet outdated. Verify first the data before using it.
You can utilize the phone to confirm with the prospects that the gathered
data are true and correct. A business contact list containing only
thousands of accurate information is better than a multi-million database
that is full of errors. With every flaw, you are wasting time, money and
resources.

I understand that you may not be able to do these crucial activities for
several reasons. You may not have the people, time and enough funds. In
this case, don't push your company for something that is downright not
viable and will only cost you more. It would not be worth tasking the risk.
Instead, find a business database seller that has a database and technology
center. Buy a leads list from it for an a

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Jeff Martin works as a marketing communications program manager. He is inviting you to visit www.contactdb.com to learn more about lead generation and appointment setting for the software industry.

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