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Five Tips for Better Cold Call Voicemails

You walk into work and head for your desk. As you do, you mentally prepare yourself for the tasks you must conquer by 5 p.m. Cold calling, leaving voicemail after voicemail, and following-up with the prospects you contacted last week. You are a sales representative and your job is to convert leads into “yeses” and make the sale. You pick up the phone to make the first call of the day…ring…ring…ring…voicemail. According to sales strategist Jill Konrath, 97 percent of all business calls go to voicemail. So, how do you leave better cold call voicemails?   1. Begin your message with  ...