There’s a good amount of debate on whether sales professionals should bother to leave a voicemail during sales calls.
Where do YOU stand?
The Arguments Against Leaving Voicemails
The biggest arguments against are that it takes a long time, it’s a slog, and that response rates are low. Let’s examine each…
Leaving voicemails eats up a lot of time
Obviously, speaking your message is bound to take 20-40 seconds per message. But, that’s only half of it. When you factor in listening to the contact’s recording and waiting for a beep, you’re looking at close to a minute.