The percentage of first time UK callers who won’t leave a voicemail if their call isn’t answered directly*.

This is a 2014 statistic, it has probably changed. We doubt it’s for the better.

People are more phobic about their phones than ever before, the little box that started as a way of talking to others is now so much more about photos and written messages. However there are times when picking up the phone is inevitable and necessary, especially in business. And callers just want to get through, not leave a message, and worse, wait for a call back.

How many calls are you losing?

In our world of instant gratification, unanswered calls, telephone tag, delayed call backs and the easy opportunity to go and deal with the next company on the list is a massive challenge for businesses.

Especially small businesses, and most crucially when you’ve spent time, effort and money on branding, advertising and honing your social media. It’s money down the drain if you can’t snag that call and bag that sale.

There is an answer.

It’s a no brainer for your business.

It is surprisingly inexpensive and…

…you can try it for free, with no obligation for a week.

Call handling from Virtual PA Co, we’ll pick up the call, answer in your company name, deal with the caller just like you would and handle the requirement. Job done.

Call us on 01733 654007 or email services@virtualpa.co.uk for more information and to get going.

*Source: J2 Small Business Survey 2014

Written by Gail

Gail, our founder, set up Virtual PA Co in 2001. These days she spends time helping some of our customers with more complex and often financial issues on an advisory basis.
May 14, 2019
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