The generic voice mail outgoing greeting is just that, generic. Is your business generic? No? Your business is unique and special. Why would someone want to become your customer when they get your voice mail and it's not identifying your business? It's all about your business image!
When calling a new business you typically expect to speak with someone after a few dial tones. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes, largely depending on the type and size of the office, you are directed to the voicemail of the business in order to leave a message. The next thing you hear can have a profound effect on how you continue to perceive the business.
Have you ever heard of receiving voicemail via email? Technology offers some amazing advantages to business owners today, and one of them is giving business owners the option to listen to voice messages through your computer. This allows you to archive, delete, or forward messages with a quick click of the mouse.
I called a medical office a few days ago after a friend referred us to them. She said they need our help. I called and the phone rang 8 times then some music started and a voice came on saying "please hold, someone will be with you in a moment." This message repeated every 15 seconds for the next seven minutes...