Get The Message
First impressions are the most important, even in a digital age. One way to clean up your act: Create caller-friendly voice-mail greetings.
Who answers your business phone when you're not in the office? Like most homebased entrepreneurs, if you use an answering machine or voice-messaging system, be aware that the greeting your callers hear says more about you than just "leave a message."
"That announcement may be the first contact someone has with your company," says Mickey Adams-Grames, president of financial and business management consulting and training firm ML Adams & Associates in Salt Lake City. "First impressions are what it's all about. If you don't sound professional, the caller may not leave a message or may not call back."
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