Do you ever get the feeling that your cell phone runs your life now? You can do most things on there now, you can watch movies, buy food, video chat with people anywhere on the planet, turn your lights or heating on and you can even lock your house. It is the same for businesses, very few can function without the use of cell phones, in fact they are generally essential of any business to run. This does raise some issues though, especially if spend a lot of time in your vehicle and that is why a lot of people are turning to cell phone answering service. Let’s just take a few minutes to discuss what a cell phone answering service does and how it can help your business.
We have all had those days when the phone just won’t stop ringing and you have choice of answering the phone and getting nothing done or letting them go to answerphone and then having to spend an age sifting through a million messages. Well, this is where an answering service can help. Instead of you having to sit their listening to the messages trying to work out which ones you need to pay attention to, this service will pick up these calls for you and then email or text you the details you need and how important the message is. There is also the option of having the recordings of the calls emailed to you if you prefer. They will tailor the service to fit in best with your business.
So how can it help your business? In a few ways, first and foremost safety. Answering calls while driving, even with a handsfree device can cause distractions which can lead to accidents. This also helps to make sure you are keeping in line with the state laws, which not only saves you money in fines but helps you avoid that embarrassing conversation where you have to explain that you have to go because you have been pulled over by the police. Another way they help is by helping to filter what needs to be looked quickly and what can be left until later. Another big problem is that a lot of people don’t like leaving messages on answerphones. If you used an answering service, they would be speaking to someone, and you wouldn’t miss out on what could be an emergency or even potential new customer.
If maybe something you have never considered but there are a lot of benefits to having a answering service and the best part is that is wont cost you a lot to set up and run.