Art Sobczak and Business By Phone Inc. Can Help You Sell, Avoid Rejection, Prospect Painlessly, and Sell More By Phone

Since 1983, Art Sobczak and Business By Phone Inc. have helped hundreds of thousands of professionals say the right things by phone to get more of what they want.

Our reputation has been built on providing common-sense, non-salesy, non-gimmicky conversational methods, processes and word-for-word instruction on how to use the phone to get through, get in, persuade, and sell.

In 2012 Art received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals for his contribution to the profession. His latest book, “Smart Calling,” hit Number One in amazon.com’s Sales category its very first DAY, was named Top Sales Book of 2010, and is now in its THIRD edition.

Here are the ways we have helped, and continue to serve sales professionals.


The Art of Sales Podcast

This is your podcast for authentic, conversational sales and prospecting tips without the sleaze factor. Art Sobczak shares proven sales and cold calling (without the cold) tips that you’ll feel comfortable using, and that get the results you want. You’ll help people buy, instead of pushing them into being sold. Go to the show site, listen to the current, an past episodes.


Art Sobczak training

Live In-Person and Online Training

Art Sobczak has delivered over 1500 in-person training programs, ranging from multiple day and long-term repeat engagements, to 30-minute keynote presentations. He customizes and delivers onsite programs for companies and associations, and offer online and hybrid online/webinar programs. He only takes on very few in-person programs where the fit is right.
Get more details here. 

The Smart Calling College Virtual Training Course

This is the program that over 5,000 sales pros have graduated and benefitted from, and are now selling more than they ever have. Designe for inside and outside sales and prospecting pros, this is a complete step-by-step online training course for professional sales representatives who use the phone as their main method of communication–or for any outside or inside sales pro who prospects for new business–using a consultative (question-based) sales approach.

Participants are led through the logical sequence of each business people computerstep of the sales call process, learning step-by-step, what-to-say and how-to-say it ideas, strategies, and techniques for initial calls, follow-up calls, account management calls, and more.

This program is how-to, not “should do.” Go to the course site and see complete details.


Smart Calling Report Training Tips Newsetter

For over 34years Art published the monthly subscription  Smart Calling Report training letter.  This eight-page training newsletter contains brief tips and more in-depth articles and lessons, as well as Art’s monthly rants and observations.  Countless sales pros who received their first early sales training as a result of this publication are now VP’s, Directors, and Presidents. Although no longer being published monthly, you can get twelve YEARS worth of this timeless, valuable, how-to training material.

Books, Audios, Videos

Art Sobczak has created hundreds of training resources over the years… including five books, and many audio and video training programs, and ebooks and special reports. You can see these resources in our online store.


Coaching and Personal Access to Art

As of mid-2024,  Art is working on a brand new, unique training and coaching program that will help the right sales professionals reach levels never thought possible. It will include not only Art’s proven sales and prospecting process and messaging, but also the other mind and identity components that are given very little treatment in almost all training. The program will be invitation-only to ensure that participants are the right fit to ensure their success.
Get on the Early Notification List Here


The Smart Calling Blog

Visit the Smart Calling Blog for more tips, techniques and other valuable info to help you get more business. And, occasionally Art throws in a rant, a call recording, a video, or something fun not even related to sales.


Smart Calling Online Training Archives

This is a massive online collection of text, video, and audio word-for-word scripts, sales tips, articles, lessons, examples, , answers, case studies, call makeovers and more. Over 2000 pieces of sales-building material all in one searchable place. See details and examples here.


Bottom line, if you do inside sales and/or prospecting using the phone, Art Sobczak and Business By Phone Inc. has something that can help you. Browse the sites, or call us at 800-326-7721.