Salespeople who call me should know better. I can't listen to their messages without evaluating them. The other day, I saved this voicemail so I could dissect if for you. Here's what the guy said. (Please note: the names have been changed to protect the guilty).
"Hi Jill. This is Tom Smith. I'm a senior consultant with Intergalactic Services. We are the world's largest provider for audio, web and video conferencing. And I have a few ideas I wanted to run by you related to your current teleseminars.
And just basically, I wanted to introduce myself. So when you have an opportunity, please return my call. My number is .... Once again, this is Tom Smith with Intergalactic at www.intergalacticservices.com. and the number once again is .... Thanks. I hope to hear from you soon."
What do you think? Good, bad or ugly?