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Prospect

1. A potential seller or buyer.

2. To network in order to find potential, new clients, especially for a brokerage.

prospect

To look for customers. For example, a registered representative may join a civic organization to prospect for new customers.

prospect

an individual or organization who is a possible buyer of a product.

prospect

A person who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.Contrast with suspect,who is someone identified as possibly having an interest in buying,but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest.

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Invite: Prospects should be invited to take some action in support of the organization.
Many of these entities aim significant resources at the same prospects a CPA firm plans to pursue.
Extra issues are more of what prospects aren't yet absolutely sure they want.
Richard observed that 70 percent of prospects expect to move in four months or more.
Since your exhibitor staff people have a limited amount of time, they should concentrate on spending it with serious prospects.
Even if the prospect has both the envelope and the letter in hand, there's a certain rhythm in reading once again the teaser that got him to open the envelope.
In some cases, a salesperson can function as a telemarketer who is primarily responsible for identifying and evaluating prospects.
Saves Time: By hiring an exclusive broker, a prospect or principal saves time by shifting to its broker the responsibility for qualifying leads and prospects.
So we specify just those six-digit codes in which we are interested and save ourselves a lot of time and effort that might be spent on contacting plants that are not really prospects.
Drilling is expected on approximately 30 prospects.
According to Maloney, the Prospects lack the size and strength of most other Amateur Athletic Union teams simply because they compete with other area teams for players.
By utilizing OneSource's Business Browser, sales professionals are able to quickly and effectively engage their prospects, making it a perfect fit for our targeted prospecting techniques," said M.