Want to find the best Home Based
Businesses dealing with the most
important issue today... Health?
Visit: http://marinerblue.com/best-home-business.html for
information on the 4 Best Home Based
Health Businesses available.
Contact: Matt Canham
415 508 3898
Answering your calls live vs. sending them to a
voice mail… which is best?
There are a lot of different theories as to what to do with your
prospects when they call you. Many people believe it’s best to answer
your calls live and let them talk to a real person and many others
believe sending them to an automated voice mail is best. It’s hard to
know which is really better. In this article I will be going over the
differences as well as the pro’s and con’s of each method so that you
can discover what is best for you!
Let’s start with answering your calls live:
There are a lot of pro’s to picking up the phone and answering your
calls live. For one it’s just more personal. Fewer and fewer businesses
are answering their calls live these days and it’s something that
people like it makes them feel like they are important and it just makes
them feel good. Another pro to answering your calls live is that you
can answer their questions right away. Sometimes just answering one
or two questions can help them decide if they’re in or out and taking
the calls live allows you to get the answers right away. The final pro to
answering your calls live is that it gives you the upper hand in the
If you let them leave a voice mail you’ll have to call them back and
whoever is answering the phone is automatically in a better position.
By answering your calls live you will probably talk to nicer people
because after all.. They called you!
Now the con’s of answering your calls live:
Often when you are new to the business you might be a little nervous
talking to someone about it. That is completely normal. You never get
a second chance to make a first impression and many times if you
answer the call live and don’t know what to say you may not rep