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When should I Cold Call?

I've heard many people say that the best ( and some even say ONLY) time to cold call is from 8:30 am to 10:00 am and 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.


I've been told that these time slots are the best because that's when your prospects are least likely to be in a meeting.


What do you guys think? because I'm really struggling to get connects when I cold call, It feels like people are ALWAYS in a meeting

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Artemis
Politicker
+7
Business Development Representative
I've had a lot of success calling between 8-10am and 3-5pm
Smithy
Politicker
+4
Director of Sales
I normally do 10-12 and 2-4
TheSolicitorGeneral
Politicker
+6
Small Market AE
8-9AM is the magic hour. People are just starting to settle into their day before shit hits the fan.
Rallier
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
I learned to not overthink time of day. I'll save those special times for when I have high-priority people, but overall just call whenever you can.ย 
The.Machine
Politicker
+6
Sales Development Lead
4 - 5 PM is the best!ย 
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
I always try to call at the end of a full hour. Like 11.45 or 15.50. Just hoping the ended the meeting early and have some spare time.
xc
xcaffrey
Arsonist
+5
BDR
mhmm interesting! I never thought about it like that before. Will try it out today and see what success I get from it
poweredbycaffeine
Politicker
+7
Bean Juice Drinker | Sales Savant
Right before lunch (11:30-12) was one of my favorite times to blitz people, followed by 4-5 pm. People are most likely out of meetings and ready to go to lunch (back when we went outside) or are preparing to wind down the day.
xc
xcaffrey
Arsonist
+5
BDR
dude, I shit you not, I JUST called one of my prospects ( it's 11:48 am where I'm at) and booked a meeting with him!ย 
Will deff do more calls during that 30 minute window.ย 
Thank you for the tip dudeย 
BlueJays2591
Politicker
+6
Business Development Manager
early morning and late evening.
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