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  1. Don’t Wait for the Call-Back: Tips for Closing the Sale in a Voicemail

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    Phone tag got you down? No matter how understanding you can be as a small business owner, when a potential sale keeps slipping through your redialing fingertips, it can really test your patience — not to mention your bottom line. But, what if you didn’t have to wait for a call-back to get the ball […]

  2. Voicemail Revamp: Humanizing your Business’ Voicemail

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    When was the last time you called your own business and listened to your voicemail greeting? If you’re like most, it’s probably not that often. Voicemail greetings are one of those things we all tend to set and forget. The thing is, your voicemail is often the first impression a new customer gets of your […]

  3. Which Celebrity Would You Have Record Your Voicemail?

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    This past week MTV teamed up with Justin Bieber for a campaign against digital abuse. The prize? A trip to MTV studios and a personalized voicemail greeting from the Biebs himself. For our Grasshopper blog readers, a voicemail greeting from a 16-year old pop star probably isn’t your ideal prize but it did get me […]

  4. How To Set Up a Voicemail System That Customers Will Actually Use

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    Companies go to great lengths to set up voicemail systems they think customers will use. In many cases, however, that is more fantasy than reality. The sad fact is that many corporate voicemail systems are clumsy, irritating and confusing all at the same time. Rather than helping customers solve problems, they actually add dissatisfaction to […]

  5. 6 Infamous Phone and Voicemail Pranks

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    Pranking strangers on the phone might seem to be an ages-old, adolescent-only pastime, but it turns out that adults (especially radio DJs) love the activity. Though prank calls of all degrees are capable of attaining hall-of-fame status, the best — and decidedly most epic — calls occur when a caller breaks through to a celebrity […]