20 Sales Email Templates That Get Opened, Read and Responded To

November 22nd, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I’ve mentioned it before, and I’m going to mention it again; 82% of the sales emails you send are NEVER even opened! But in your defense, you’re an aspiring sales rock star, NOT some Madison Avenue copywriter! Meanwhile, you’re disregarded, deleted and someone else is sweeping your potential client off their feet! Sucks, right? For the better […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Want To Develop Some Ridiculous Sales Chops?

November 22nd, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

This ones for all the humble students in my Sales Playbook community; Do you want to develop some all caps RIDICULOUS Sales Chops? Then click HERE and do it soon, because this link disappears on November 26th!


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Cold Calling: 3 Ways To Handle Stalls and Objections

November 22nd, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I have 3 cold calling resources for you today and the great news is that 2 out of 3 of them are FREE! Resource #1: A FREE Worksheet To Help You Triple Your Responses To Common Objections. Download it by clicking HERE. Resource #2: A FREE Worksheet To Help You Respond To The “Call Me […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The Cold Call Has Taken A Lot Of Heat Lately!

November 21st, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

IBM released a study where they found that 97% of all cold calls never result in an appointment. LeapJob was less optimistic and found that number to be more like 98%! Sounds pretty grim, no? While you could easily point your finger at cold calling, and even jump on the bandwagon that feels the cold […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Aggressive Black Friday Savings (Please Read ASAP)

November 21st, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I received a lot of positive feedback during our Black Friday event last year, so I thought I’d bring it back but; Offer a few really cool things that I haven’t even released yet and; Get it all to you BEFORE the Black Friday madness begins. Please click HERE to check out the sale but; […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Do This After You Cold Call Someone and You’ll Stand Out

November 21st, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

So there you are, cold calling away. Somewhere between the voicemails, and the “Not interesteds”, are a handful of calls that actually went well but; Didn’t result in an appointment. What happens next? For most sales reps, its an alarm set in their CRM to callback again. And that’s exactly what one should do if […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Please Listen To This FREE Sales Lesson ASAP

November 20th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

If you haven’t listened to this week’s free audio sales lesson, you really should do so ASAP. Its super timely in that we address prospecting during a holiday week. Download this episode (right click and save) Join Us For Our Cold Calls That ROCK Webinar Here’s what I’m going to share . . . How […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

5 Email Templates To Warm Up Your Cold Calls

November 20th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

I have 5 email templates that I’ve been using to warm up my cold calls. They’re different, they’ll help you stand out and most of all; Help YOU warm up your cold calls! I will be sending them along to everyone who signs up for our Cold Calls That ROCK webinar. It all takes place […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

How To Triple Your Responses To Typical Phone Objections (FREE PDF)

November 20th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

This week I have a FREE worksheet to help you; Craft BETTER responses to typical phone objections and; Triple your responses!. Click HERE to instantly download your FREE copy! And do mark your calendar for December 1st at 11:30 am so you can join us for our; Cold Calls That ROCK webinar. Here’s what I’m going […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Prospecting and The Art Of Leveraging A Holiday Week

November 19th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

As much as I love the holidays, they can be really challenging for us sales folk. Prospects out of office Prospects mentally checked out and; Perhaps we might be a tad guilty of that “mental check” too! Don’t worry, I have you covered! In this week’s Quick Sales Tip, I offer several ways for you […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

If This Doesn’t Make You Pick Up The Phone Nothing Will!

November 19th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Next time you find yourself knee deep in a thousand excuses NOT to pick up the phone and prospect; Read this motivational PDF I’ve created for just such an occasion! In fact, don’t wait until you DON’T feel like picking up the phone; Read it EVERYDAY! Click HERE and enjoy this FREE download! Here’s How You […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

Please Mark Your Calendar ASAP

November 18th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Please mark your calendar for December 1st, at 11:30 am EST! Why? Because that’s when you’re going to start to take better control of the phone and; That’s when I’m hosting our Cold Calls That ROCK webinar! During this minute webinar, you’ll gain access to; How to research a potential client WITHOUT becoming a full time […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The “Potato Chip” Email and The Art Of Making Potential Clients Hungry

November 18th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

You know the deal with potato chips . . . You can’t eat just one and that’s why you need to use them in an email (prior to a call to a potential client). Ways to present a “potato chip”; Hint at a result and offer to share how they can achieve it, if they […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The “Not Interested” Objection and What You Should Be Doing About It

November 17th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Having led numerous sales teams as well as coaching hundreds of sales reps, I’ve been able to eavesdrop on quite a few cold calls. While these reps faced objections and stalls of ever variety, THE Number One Objection They Faced Was; “Sorry, not interested!” And that brings us to THE Most Popular Response To That; “OK. Thank you for […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).

The “Not Interested” Objection and What You Should Be Doing About It

November 17th, 2017 by Paul Castain No comments »

Having led numerous sales teams as well as coaching hundreds of sales reps, I’ve been able to eavesdrop on quite a few cold calls. While these reps faced objections and stalls of ever variety, THE Number One Objection They Faced Was; “Sorry, not interested!” And that brings us to THE Most Popular Response To That; “OK. Thank you for […]


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Paul Castain is the Vice President of Sales Development for Consolidated Graphics where he oversees the training and development of 700 sales Jedis.

Prior to working for Consolidated Graphics. Paul was the Director Of Corporate Solutions Sales for Dale Carnegie & Associates and the owner of two successful businesses.

Over the last 27 years, Paul has trained and mentored over 3,000 sales professionals, written sales training content for several Fortune 500 companies and is the author of Castain’s Sales Playbook (which just won a Sales Pop award for best sales website).