Tips for Handling Telemarketers - Three Little Words That Work!!
- Answer phone.
- If no one is there, .* Otherwise...
- Put down your phone (instead of hanging-up) . This makes your call time-consuming and costs the telemarketer.
- When you hear phone company's 'beep-beep-beep, .
* No one there? - No one on the other end means the telemarketers are using a machine that calls and records the time of day your phone is answered. Using this data, they can figure out best time for a real telemarketer to call. Rapidly pressing the # key confuses the machine and, allegedly, .
Junk Mail Tip
Mail return envelopes - When you get junk mail that contains a postage paid return envelope, mail the return envelope back with other junk mail (don't include anything that could identify you). This costs marketers money.
|Complete Handbook of All-Purpose Telemarketing Scripts |
by Barry Masser