(1). Visiting a prospect who likely does not know the visitor, without a prior appointment. (2). Calling a prospect who likely does not know the caller, for a sales appointment. Known also as cold canvassing. (3). Making unsolicited phone calls to strangers to generate a sale or obtain a donation. This is illegal in several countries.
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