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Do you believe in "best days" to call a Prospect?

Hey Savages,


Curious to know your thoughts on the captioned question and whether it really worked out for you? If yes, how do you generally keep a track of it (if you're are an SMB SDR/AE) as you're loaded with too many prospects?


I am personally not a believer of this but I am excited to read your response.

Believe in best days to call?
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*Voting in this poll no longer yields commission.
πŸ”Ž Prospecting
πŸ“ž Cold Calling
🧒 Sales Management
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CoorsKing
WR Officer
+12
King of the Coors Knights
Best day to call is any day that ends with β€œday”.
Diablo
Politicker
+7
AE
That is my belief too and it certainly reflects in the poll πŸ‘
softwaresails
Politicker
+4
Sales Manager
I don't believe in best days but I do believe there are better times in the day to make productive phone calls.
Do.it.for.the.checks
Politicker
+7
Account Executive
I vote No, but realized the best day to cold call is todayΒ 
Diablo
Politicker
+7
AE
hahaha
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+13
Senior Account Executive
No. Every day is a good day to call.Β 
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sellingsellssold
Politicker
+7
SDR
Fridays are never good same with Monday mornings
Kinonez
Celebrated Contributor
+9
WR Enthusiast
Statistically I’ve had more pickups on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and close to none on Mondays. That being said I call the same amount every day and have close various deals on Mondays.Β 
friendlyginge
Politicker
+5
Account Executive
Call everyday!!! Block time (few hours) in the early morning/later afternoons when execs are more likely to be at their desks and not putting out daily fires
Cl
Closeitalready
Good Citizen
+3
Head of Sales
Don’t believe in best days but I do see that upper mngmt CEOβ€˜s etc. Are more reachable before everyone starts and after everyone leaves the office.. like fridays Late afternoon was always a good time to be put trough
Gyro25
Politicker
+7
BDR - Enterprise and Partnerships
I mean, about 2/3 of the people I've called today are on vacation and the emails response is that they're on vacation, so today wasn't the greatest, but still made the calls regardless.Β 
Kirby
Acclaimed Answer
+6
Sales Representative
I used to regularly check Outreach's stats to see when our team was having the most success, and it varied wildly from week to week. I think it's most important to just mix it up every now and then. For a few weeks, call mainly in the morning. Then for the next few weeks, call mainly in the afternoon.
TheNegotiator
Politicker
+7
VP of Sales
100% yes, but with a caveat. It’s absolute bullshit when reps talk themselves into believing there’s a best day to cold call. . Just pick up the damn phone. . That said, in the follow up cycle, yes there will be better and worse days. You get to know the prospect, or the nature of their role and which days might suck, you obviously don’t want to follow up on a proposal 3x a day every day. . Once you’ve started a sales cycle, there are good and bad times, but it’s loose. You can’t be that guy who’s like β€œI can only call once every 4 business days”. Epic fail.
GrizzleMcThornBody
Politicker
+10
EVP - RevOps
Yeah never after Wednesday. No new deals ever happen after Wednesday and always before noon.
goose
Politicker
+12
Sales Executive
This is not accurate.
GrizzleMcThornBody
Politicker
+10
EVP - RevOps
For me it is. I still upvote you.
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buckets1
Politicker
+4
AE
AE here with SDR support. Still block five hours a week for my own prospecting.Β  Best day to call are whatever days I can fit that five hours around my other meetings.
Executioner
Politicker
+4
Business Dev.
To call a specific prospect, sure. To prospect in general, no.
bamageorge
Celebrated Contributor
+9
International Sales Director
Definitely NOT on mondays.
BlueJays2591
Politicker
+8
Business Development Manager
The best day to call is today. People use "best days to cold call" as an excuse to push off calling because it's not an optimal time for them.
Wi
Wildcard
Opinionated
+4
Account Executive
Tuesday and Wednesday are best. Prospects no longer tired from the past weekend and not yet distracted by the next weekend.
BeatCancer
Fire Starter
+2
Account Executive
The best day is everyday
The best time is right now
NoSuperhero
Politicker
+7
BDR
If you use outreach there are ways to check the days people tend to connect more.Β 

I found this video in youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EapPgvyS5iw
Also, I took a screenshot of what it looks like in an updated version.

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