Top 10 Tips

Top 10 Reason to choose CallAnswering.me

01 |Learn the callers business language

Research into the sector and use similar phrases to build trust.

02| Match the customers approach

If they are in a hurry tell them you appreciate this. If you have to get other help, let them know a time estimate.

03| Answer the call after 2 rings and before 6

Believe it or not most people do not expect to be answered on the first ring and are often not ready.

04| Don’t hang up first, let the caller

IF you hang up you might miss. "Oh by the way" i.e. an opportunity (30% of people do this!).

05| Sound lively, interested and efficient

This is the impression your client has of you, your colleagues and your company.

06| Have open questions ready in case of a pause

A pause of longer then 10 seconds is unacceptable to a caller as it seems longer. Have some questions prepared or a list of non contentious things to talk about.

07| Never assume callers are like you

Comments on race, religion, politics or even sport might cause an issue if the caller has different views.

08| Don’t worry about a good vocabulary

If you use difficult words, it may well inhibit others from grasping what you are saying. Ordinary conversation actually uses a very restricted vocabulary.

09| Don’t say "I don’t know"

IF you are unsure or don’t know an answer, tell the caller “I’ll find out and get back to you”.

10| Be an active listener to build trust

Listening is critical on the phone. Acknowledge the callers comments with, “ok”, “I understand”, “yes” to show you are interested and listening.

 
 

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