For budding entrepreneurs with a passion for food, the current popularity of the food truck provides a low-budget stepping stone into the food industry, at a fraction of the cost. But even the modest price of a food truck, plus permits, equipment, supplies and inventory can quickly zap the entire budget of the new venture and leave little money available for marketing the new business to attract a loyal customer base.
Telemarketing is big business, with more than 500,000 people employed as telemarketers in the United States alone. The opportunity to get your foot in the door and earn an impressive salary is there – but you'll have to rely on your sales and communication skills to earn commission, which may make up at least part of your income. Here's how to excel in your new telemarketing jobs and maximize your opportunities to earn top dollar: