? Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product. ? Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone in order to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes. ? Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers. ? Obtain customer information such as name, address and enter orders into computers. ? Record names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted. ? Obtain names and telephone numbers of potential customers from sources such as telephone directories, magazine reply cards, and lists purchased from other organizations. ? Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals. ? Answer telephone calls from customers who have been solicited through advertisement ? Telephone or write letters to respond to correspondence from customers Maintain records of contacts, accounts, and orders. ? Conduct client or market surveys in order to obtain information about potential customers.