Sunday, October 08, 2006

5 Reasons You should Be Using An Answering Service

5 Reasons You should Be Using An Answering Service

One of the toughest things about running a business is handling the phone. The phone can be a constant source of new potential customers with every ring. Or it can be a constant source of interruptions and distractions. An answering service give you the power to decide which one you want. Look at these ten reasons why you should have an answering service.

1) A human voice can always answer the phone. I know every phone has voice mail, and a lot of people will leave a message, but there are a lot of people that won't leave a message. They'll just hang up and try to find someone that is available. Can you really afford to lose that business? With an answering service you can make sure that a human voice can answer every time.

2) Give you a more professional appearance. If you work out of your home, the last thing you want is your ten your old answering the phone. Listening to "Mommy it's for you", is just not professional. Get an answering service and be sure that your calls are answered in a professional manor every time.

3) An answering service is available 24 hours a day. It's unreasonable for any one to think that you are available 24 hours a day and all hours of the night. However, customers call when they have a problem, not just when it's within...

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