By Deb Bixler
Leaving a voicemail for a prospective customer and waiting for a callback is not the best recipe for direct sales success.
However, there are times, even in a cold calling scenario, when you will need to leave a voicemail for someone.
Having a few prepared voicemail scripts for those times when you need to leave a message will increase the possibility that the prospect will surprise you and call you back.
There are a few things you can do to create voicemail scripts that work.
Having prepared scripts at your disposal when making calls will increase your chances for success. Knowing what to say, and what not to say, in those prepared scripts will also boost your chances for callbacks.
1. Know The Reason For Your Call.
Sounds simple, but some people forget this fundamental part of the message. You have to leave a clear message with the reason for your call so the person receiving the message will be compelled to return the call. (more…)
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