- 8 Essential Sales Call Metrics
- 1. Number of Calls Per Day
- 2. Average Duration of Calls Per Day
- 3. Number of Incoming Vs. Outgoing Calls
- 4. Active Users/Total Number of Users
- 5. Number and Duration of Calls Per Team
- 6. Number and Duration of Calls Per Tag
- 7. Number and Duration of Calls Per User
- 8. Number of Outgoing Calls Answered Per Time of Day
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We’ve got a lot of experience helping SDR managers understand their team’s performance through numbers, so we’ve short-listed the eight metrics our clients and partners (and our own sales teams!) find the most useful.
8 Essential Sales Call Metrics
1. Number of Calls Per Day
Get a birds’ eye view of the activity of your sales teams: This broad KPI will allow you to get a sense of how busy your team has been before you dig in deeper.
2. Average Duration of Calls Per Day
Depending on your market and on the product or service you sell, longer or shorter phone calls can mean different things. Once you define your baseline, it can be very insightful to spot specific calls that go beyond or below a specific threshold.
3. Number of Incoming Vs. Outgoing Calls
Has your team been busy handling incoming requests? Then you’re probably very good at generating interest through your marketing. Have they been making cold calls? Give them a pat on the back!
4. Active Users/Total Number of Users
Knowing how many of your sales representatives are currently using the Aircall app can help you contextualize the metrics above according to the number of calls/total users ratio.
5. Number and Duration of Calls Per Team
Don’t stop at global figures: Analyzing call figures per team or subteam can allow you to pinpoint the cause of a rise or drop in calls and you’ll be able to offer help when needed and where needed.
6. Number and Duration of Calls Per Tag
At Toucan, we believe that the most effective categorizations are the ones that are tailored to your company’s activity. This is why you can personalize your tags according to the classification that is the most relevant to your business: according to the type of calls (discovery, demo, etc.) or strategic priorities (SMB, big accounts, etc.). This will make this metric particularly informative and useful to you.
7. Number and Duration of Calls Per User
Spot the overachievers on your team through a heatmap of call length and volume by user. This is an important metric for you to manage sales representatives at an individual level.
8. Number of Outgoing Calls Answered Per Time of Day
Is there a time slot that works best with customers? Raise the efficiency of your outbound calls with actionable information that tells your teams what works, and what doesn’t.
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