Experiment: How Much Can I Make from 800 VoiceMail Drops?

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Tomorrow at 6:30AM, I am waking up and clicking "Start" on my Open VBX panel. I will be sending "Hi this is Max, I have a question about your website, give me a call back at xxx xxx xxx Thanks" to 800 phone numbers (straight to voicemail) of businesses in the home remodeling niche.

When someone calls back , I will ask them if they would be open minded to redesigning their site in order to stop leaving money on the table. Qualify them in or qualify them out within 15 seconds....then wait for the next call.

I'm preparing to be on the phone handling about 50 calls throughout the early part of the day.

Wish me luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author bob ross
    I've been doing a lot of voice broadcasting to contractors for different services I provide and it's been going extremely well. I'm doing over 10,000 at a time though so I don't know how well a sample of 800 will do. Good luck and keep us posted!
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    • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
      Originally Posted by bob ross View Post

      I've been doing a lot of voice broadcasting to contractors for different services I provide and it's been going extremely well. I'm doing over 10,000 at a time though so I don't know how well a sample of 800 will do. Good luck and keep us posted!
      I actually tried a 500 sample earlier this morning...got 22 callbacks. However, I set up the inbound like incorrectly and each caller was hung up on after hearing the message....
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    • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
      Originally Posted by bob ross View Post

      I've been doing a lot of voice broadcasting to contractors for different services I provide and it's been going extremely well. I'm doing over 10,000 at a time though so I don't know how well a sample of 800 will do. Good luck and keep us posted!
      Voicemail drops and voice broadcasting are completely different. Voicemail drops hang up on your when you actually answer. I know a lot of people that have had success with voice broadcasting but there are a lot of regulations being put in place that has steered me away from it.
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      • Profile picture of the author bob ross
        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        Voicemail drops and voice broadcasting are completely different. Voicemail drops hang up on your when you actually answer. I know a lot of people that have had success with voice broadcasting but there are a lot of regulations being put in place that has steered me away from it.
        Right, and there's services that let you leave voicemails without the phone ringing too. I looked into it recently but didn't consider it because if the party doesn't have a network provided voicemail it will still make their phone's ring.

        I'm not worried myself about voice broadcasting and I do some pretty greyhat stuff but I totally understand someone not wanting to get into it.
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    • Profile picture of the author socialentry
      Originally Posted by bob ross View Post

      I've been doing a lot of voice broadcasting to contractors for different services I provide and it's been going extremely well. I'm doing over 10,000 at a time though so I don't know how well a sample of 800 will do. Good luck and keep us posted!
      Pardon me for asking... but how do I do this? In my locality

      I have an asterisk server who can do just that (with 10 concurrent phone lines), but the problem is that the answering machine detection is kinda iffy(75% at best), I had to let go of all my personnel so if I do this during daytime business hours,it's for sure my drop call % is gonna go through the roof.

      I taught about doing it during the night but what if some dodo use his personnel cell phone as his business phone:confused:
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  • Profile picture of the author Keen creations
    hey man i love that software! I am doing 1,767 voicemails tonight offering web design!

    goodluck to you!
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  • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
    Max, my experience with home remodelers is they are slow to respond,
    have plenty of work on.

    Had 2 full time telemarketers 1 part time list builder calling them.

    I abandoned it because it lost me money.

    Best,
    Ewen
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    • Profile picture of the author bob ross
      Originally Posted by ewenmack View Post

      Max, my experience with home remodelers is they are slow to respond,
      have plenty of work on.

      Had 2 full time telemarketers 1 part time list builder calling them.

      I abandoned it because it lost me money.

      Best,
      Ewen
      I'm really surprised to hear that was your experience because marketing to contractors has been my "full time" work for years. I didn't do a lot of cold calling to them (mostly direct mail) but the response has always been great in general.
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      • Profile picture of the author abbot
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        Very interesting. I have never used this software before. I may have to pick it up and start toying around with it. How are you calling directly to voicemail?
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        • Profile picture of the author sodomojo
          Good luck man, let us know how it goes.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnDavid
    What software you guys using? Voice Prospector?
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    • Profile picture of the author Keen creations
      Originally Posted by JohnDavid View Post

      What software you guys using? Voice Prospector?
      vbx software its a WSO.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    Pretty decent results so far. 15 incoming calls out of 500 dials. (3%)

    My goal is to get it above 10%.
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    • Profile picture of the author Keen creations
      Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

      Pretty decent results so far. 15 incoming calls out of 500 dials. (3%)

      My goal is to get it above 10%.
      made 1,500 voicemail drops....0 calls so far :/
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    • Profile picture of the author tedgichia
      Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

      Pretty decent results so far. 15 incoming calls out of 500 dials. (3%)

      My goal is to get it above 10%.
      This is cool and very promising. Good luck to you
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  • Profile picture of the author MaxwellB
    Maxrezn what is your qualify in/out count so far?
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    • Profile picture of the author vndnbrgj
      Originally Posted by MaxwellB View Post

      Maxrezn what is your qualify in/out count so far?
      From the way I understood it, its done with the message.
      He is saying that only people that are open to getting a new website design done should call him back. His stats show a 3% call back. Please correct me if I am wrong.

      I would love for this thread to blow up. I want to do something similar. I would love all the information I can get on this. I want to do a voicemail drop to 10,000 or so but only want 100 call backs.

      Does anyone know if the WSO on the VBX software is still around?

      Oh, and I would appreciate the OP keeping us updated.
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  • Profile picture of the author bob ross
    I use mark helton's voice prospector and it's more expensive up front to buy but the campaigns are half as much to run as the openvbx dialer. I pay around $10 each thousand calls.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    So far the total in the past 48 hours the total is 1000 numbers input into the program and 33 callbacks. I've made some pretty dumb mistakes, like launching both campaigns at 6:30AM....what was I thinking? Couldn't tell you... Another mistake was asking people to call my cell in the voicemail...but having the caller ID show another number. 11 people called the number that went to the automated recording and only 4 called my cell.

    I spoke to a guy this morning, kitchen cabinet contractor. He returned my "call" and wanted a website designed for $750. I could have taken the job but he sounded like a nightmare of a client..very demanding and economy hating. Tip: When a client blames Obama or the economy on the hard times of their business....it's usually client who's to blame.

    Also got a voicemail saying "Hi this Glen, can you give me a call today at 4:30-5? Thanks"

    So that should be interesting.

    Overall....for $20 of work and about 1 hour of time...not sure what else can get 33 business owners to call you.
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    • Profile picture of the author Prince Vegeta
      Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

      So far the total in the past 48 hours the total is 1000 numbers input into the program and 33 callbacks. I've made some pretty dumb mistakes, like launching both campaigns at 6:30AM....what was I thinking? Couldn't tell you... Another mistake was asking people to call my cell in the voicemail...but having the caller ID show another number. 11 people called the number that went to the automated recording and only 4 called my cell.

      I spoke to a guy this morning, kitchen cabinet contractor. He returned my "call" and wanted a website designed for $750. I could have taken the job but he sounded like a nightmare of a client..very demanding and economy hating. Tip: When a client blames Obama or the economy on the hard times of their business....it's usually client who's to blame.

      Also got a voicemail saying "Hi this Glen, can you give me a call today at 4:30-5? Thanks"

      So that should be interesting.

      Overall....for $20 of work and about 1 hour of time...not sure what else can get 33 business owners to call you.
      Very interesting indeed, and something I am going to look into right now.
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  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    How many have you closed so far, and how many were genuinely interested out of the 33?
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    • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      How many have you closed so far, and how many were genuinely interested out of the 33?
      Big ole' goose egg on closing so far. Genuinely interested, I'd say 2 from the 11 that made contact today. The first 22 were COMPLETELY WASTED. Like I said, I screwed it up big time by not configuring the flows properly to handle the inbound calls. My plan was to have those returning my call dial my cell phone number so that I could speak to them...but instead the vast majority just used the caller ID on their phone and clicked "call".

      I'm still going through the learning curve.

      Lessons learned:
      • Never call before 8AM or after 8PM
      • The first contact should be friendly, vague, and quick.
      • For best results, don't use any automated recordings. Receive 100% of the call backs yourself
      • Remove the numbers that called back from the list, and try the drop again in 2 weeks.
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      • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
        Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

        Big ole' goose egg on closing so far. Genuinely interested, I'd say 2 from the 11 that made contact today. The first 22 were COMPLETELY WASTED. Like I said, I screwed it up big time by not configuring the flows properly to handle the inbound calls. My plan was to have those returning my call dial my cell phone number so that I could speak to them...but instead the vast majority just used the caller ID on their phone and clicked "call".

        I'm still going through the learning curve.

        Lessons learned:
        • Never call before 8AM or after 8PM
        • The first contact should be friendly, vague, and quick.
        • For best results, don't use any automated recordings. Receive 100% of the call backs yourself
        • Remove the numbers that called back from the list, and try the drop again in 2 weeks.
        Interesting... at least you're out there trying things. 2 interested leads isn't bad. Nice job.

        Now all you have to do is close or else it's all worthless lol.
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      • Profile picture of the author sodomojo
        Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

        Big ole' goose egg on closing so far. Genuinely interested, I'd say 2 from the 11 that made contact today. The first 22 were COMPLETELY WASTED. Like I said, I screwed it up big time by not configuring the flows properly to handle the inbound calls. My plan was to have those returning my call dial my cell phone number so that I could speak to them...but instead the vast majority just used the caller ID on their phone and clicked "call".

        I'm still going through the learning curve.

        Lessons learned:
        • Never call before 8AM or after 8PM
        • The first contact should be friendly, vague, and quick.
        • For best results, don't use any automated recordings. Receive 100% of the call backs yourself
        • Remove the numbers that called back from the list, and try the drop again in 2 weeks.
        When you say never call after or before certain times, I imagine that would depend on who you were calling, right? I mean if you are calling contractors at 630 am that could wake them up cuz it rings to their cell or home, whereas calling a dentist at 630am would just go to VM.
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        • Profile picture of the author mike_lucas
          Pretty Interesting thread, thanks.

          ls Summer for a week we used Call fire got a few sells , for the price it was faily easy to do and simply . To be honest Not sure why we stopped as it was a small test and worked but moved on to "bigger" things I guess

          Just purchased the mentioned WSO with the auto dialer as it seems to reduce the cost about 40%.

          The issue with call fire (not really a big issues as you still can make a profit) as they charge per minute 0.035 the WSO software does .02 with billing in 6 second increments, looking at a 45 second call 9 which is about the length of our messages we have used would cost around .016 per call

          Honestly, the WSO would pay for it self if this was a route anyone would be doing in about 10k in calls.

          Going to run a test campaign over next few weeks on a few services we offer.

          Thanks again for the insight!
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  • Profile picture of the author vndnbrgj
    I might be confused....
    Were you just leaving voicemails?
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    • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
      Originally Posted by vndnbrgj View Post

      I might be confused....
      Were you just leaving voicemails?
      Yes just voicemails. If a person answered, a recording saying "Sorry, wrong number" would play.
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      • Profile picture of the author socialentry
        Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

        Yes just voicemails. If a person answered, a recording saying "Sorry, wrong number" would play.
        How do you do this? My answering machine detection rate is crap.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    About best times to call...don't call when people are sleeping or relaxing. Normally at 8AM everyone in business is awake but not working yet. Besides, it looks a little strange when the caller ID shows that the voicemail was left at 6AM...
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    • Profile picture of the author craigslistleedz
      Hey,

      Not sure if you know this or not, but Twilio allows you to verify your phone number so that all outgoing calls for that particular number come from your cell phone number.

      For example, we modified Chad's other plugin so that all outgoing phone calls from our clients account has their office line instead of our generic twilio number.

      You could probably ping twilio support to find out how to do this or look for someone who works with openvbx.


      Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

      About best times to call...don't call when people are sleeping or relaxing. Normally at 8AM everyone in business is awake but not working yet. Besides, it looks a little strange when the caller ID shows that the voicemail was left at 6AM...
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  • Profile picture of the author Rearden
    Let us know what the trial results are after you get the set-up correct.

    Can't judge viability yet.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rearden
    Also, a lot of them will connect and be pissed. Prepare for that.

    Sometimes a pre-recorded message for them to call and leave one works well at screening the ugly ones out, as well as the non-qualified prospects, too.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    I'm really fascinated by this type of marketing because you can test so many things in a short period of time. Oh and the prospect who wanted a call back at 4:30...wanted a $200-300 website and was convinced that a website can never get more than 2 leads.
    I turned him away.

    So all in all...500 numbers yielded 15 call backs today. Of those 15, I only spoke to 3. Of those 3, one said no politely, and the other 2 wanted websites, but did not fit my criteria. I'm VERY picky about my clientele. I only take a client on if I can gross $15,000+ annually from the account.

    If you're just starting out and need some quick cash to expand your marketing efforts, start doing voicemail drops
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    • Profile picture of the author Rearden
      When they call you back, do you answer live or do they go to a voice mail?

      Sorry if I missed that.

      If they leave a message, do they all express an interest in getting back to you?

      Why not try a VB Press-1 campaign to VMs and Live Answers, and either answer it live or transfer to a VM?

      Originally Posted by maxrezn View Post

      I'm really fascinated by this type of marketing because you can test so many things in a short period of time. Oh and the prospect who wanted a call back at 4:30...wanted a $200-300 website and was convinced that a website can never get more than 2 leads.
      I turned him away.

      So all in all...500 numbers yielded 15 call backs today. Of those 15, I only spoke to 3. Of those 3, one said no politely, and the other 2 wanted websites, but did not fit my criteria. I'm VERY picky about my clientele. I only take a client on if I can gross $15,000+ annually from the account.

      If you're just starting out and need some quick cash to expand your marketing efforts, start doing voicemail drops
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      • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
        Originally Posted by Rearden View Post

        When they call you back, do you answer live or do they go to a voice mail?

        Sorry if I missed that.

        If they leave a message, do they all express an interest in getting back to you?

        Why not try a VB Press-1 campaign to VMs and Live Answers, and either answer it live or transfer to a VM?
        I intend to have all call backs going straight to me for optimum results.
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          • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
            Originally Posted by kirbymarketingconcierge View Post

            maxrezn,

            what are your stats again response rate and the message you left was "call me about your website"?

            thanks
            Message was just about a question pertaining to their site.

            100 calls, 39 call backs. only a handful of those actually made it through to me. $1000 in sales if I chose to accept them, which I didn't.

            If I would have answered every one of those calls...3-6 sales would have been likely.
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              • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
                Originally Posted by kirbymarketingconcierge View Post

                so you said "call me about your website"? and just your #?
                Seriously? Your question is answered in the first post on this thread....did you even read it?
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                  • Profile picture of the author abbot
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                    Originally Posted by kirbymarketingconcierge View Post

                    trying to drill down on the #'s. did read the post.

                    if you don't or can't answer, I understand.

                    appreciate what you've given.
                    Half of your recent posts make no sense..
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                    • Originally Posted by abbot View Post

                      Half of your recent posts make no sense..
                      I deleted my posts.
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  • Profile picture of the author John Durham
    This is a darn interesting thread.... if the stats are true.

    Bob Ross have you got any reports on your VB experience? I want to buy one.

    I have had a couple of successful VB campaigns... but not on so many different (Diverse types of) projects that I would call myself a seasoned pro necessarily. Would love to hear the experience of one who has a ton of experience with it.

    Was disappointed when I ran out of posts to read on this thread.
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    • Profile picture of the author bob ross
      Originally Posted by John Durham View Post

      This is a darn interesting thread.... if the stats are true.

      Bob Ross have you got any reports on your VB experience? I want to buy one.

      I have had a couple of successful VB campaigns... but not on so many different (Diverse types of) projects that I would call myself a seasoned pro necessarily. Would love to hear the experience of one who has a ton of experience with it.

      Was disappointed when I ran out of posts to read on this thread.
      I am like a kid in a candy shop when I turn on my blaster. One of my private forum members posted just today he got 18 leads costing him $60 total and closed one already.


      I've been using it like crazy lately, mostly for b2c stuff where I leave a very short and non-threatening message, which allows me to find easy 'buyers' then I'm cold calling the interested ones a week later so they don't see the connection between the two.

      I'm literally having a 'blast'
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      • Profile picture of the author kebertt
        Originally Posted by bob ross View Post

        I am like a kid in a candy shop when I turn on my blaster. One of my private forum members posted just today he got 18 leads costing him $60 total and closed one already.


        I've been using it like crazy lately, mostly for b2c stuff where I leave a very short and non-threatening message, which allows me to find easy 'buyers' then I'm cold calling the interested ones a week later so they don't see the connection between the two.

        I'm literally having a 'blast'
        My team has been testing VM drops for a few weeks, what are you saying in your message?
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      • Profile picture of the author John Durham
        Originally Posted by bob ross View Post

        I am like a kid in a candy shop when I turn on my blaster. One of my private forum members posted just today he got 18 leads costing him $60 total and closed one already.


        I've been using it like crazy lately, mostly for b2c stuff where I leave a very short and non-threatening message, which allows me to find easy 'buyers' then I'm cold calling the interested ones a week later so they don't see the connection between the two.

        I'm literally having a 'blast'
        Nice brother, so do you think it would be worth a shot for web design, in your credible opinion? Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    Here's some proof...because if one thing pisses me off it's unverified claims.



    So far the total is about 40 call backs. The image only shows call backs to the Open VBX number.

    In other news, I'm KILLING IT ON CRAIGSLIST. I have guys doing 30 ads a day in one city, in just 2 days, I've gotten 2 deals worth $25k in annual revenue. I hired a copywriter to create the ad and it seems like it's doing incredibly well.
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      In other news, I'm KILLING IT ON CRAIGSLIST. I have guys doing 30 ads a day in one city, in just 2 days, I've gotten 2 deals worth $25k in annual revenue. I hired a copywriter to create the ad and it seems like it's doing incredibly well.
      Hey Maxrezn,

      I was reading about your voicemail experiment, when I stumbled upon you mentioning your experience with Graigslist. I was wondering if you had another post relating to that experience, or if you could shed some more light on what you did. I'm looking to get into that realm.

      Thanks man
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  • Profile picture of the author Rearden
    Used VB for a while before hearing it is now illegal B2C.

    Best leads I have ever worked for insurance.

    They either flat out sucked or they rocked big time.

    You are basically getting people to voluntarily leave their info, so it is similar to a DM campaign.

    I used twice qualified leads; people would listen to a Pre recorded message; those wanting more would press 1 and be directed to a VM machine reiterating the same selling points.

    At that point, if they were truly interested, they would leave their name and phone number.

    I could close 25% to 35% of press 1 leads, compared to 20% to 25% of DM leads. Plus the cost between both was a huge savings. And the leads were more fresh, and a tad bit easier to qualify hard over the phone.
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  • Profile picture of the author Voasi
    Hey guys,

    I've actually done a lot of this and I'm going to give it another try within a certain vertical type this week.

    Couple of tips though:

    1. The more "vague" you are, the more response you get. Of course, it's less quality, so it's up to you to flip and close. On the flipside, if you are direct with your offer, you'll get less calls, but they'll be quality leads.

    2. Night time drops are fantastic. I don't do voice drops during the day, because most businesses pick up the phone, so set your campaign to start at 2am.

    3. Use FREE. It's the most powerful word in marketing, so use it. Remember, with these voice drops, your FIRST objective isn't about closing, it's about getting them to call you back. This is direct response, so offer something of HIGH-VALUE so they NEED TO CALL YOU BACK and then sell them on your services/products.

    As I said above, I'll be doing a campaign this week and I'll report back. I've done a lot of these over the years and they do work. As with all marketing, it's just another "spoke" in the wheel of marketing. You should be creating several lead funnels. I've witnessed and been apart of companies where they just had one lead funnel and when it started to get saturated, the business started hurting... bad.
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    • Profile picture of the author DoubleOhDave
      Originally Posted by Voasi View Post

      Hey guys,
      Mm
      I've actually done a lot of this and I'm going to give it another try within a certain vertical type this week.

      Couple of tips though:

      1. The more "vague" you are, the more response you get. Of course, it's less quality, so it's up to you to flip and close. On the flipside, if you are direct with your offer, you'll get less calls, but they'll be quality leads.

      2. Night time drops are fantastic. I don't do voice drops during the day, because most businesses pick up the phone, so set your campaign to start at 2am.

      3. Use FREE. It's the most powerful word in marketing, so use it. Remember, with these voice drops, your FIRST objective isn't about closing, it's about getting them to call you back. This is direct response, so offer something of HIGH-VALUE so they NEED TO CALL YOU BACK and then sell them on your services/products.

      As I said above, I'll be doing a campaign this week and I'll report back. I've done a lot of these over the years and they do work. As with all marketing, it's just another "spoke" in the wheel of marketing. You should be creating several lead funnels. I've witnessed and been apart of companies where they just had one lead funnel and when it started to get saturated, the business started hurting... bad.
      Any chance of following up on your sales funnels? Like here: http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-...ml#post6783419
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  • Profile picture of the author sadneck
    I do not know a lot about sending them, but I have been the recipient of a few. I can tell you that, I much prefer this to cold calls for the fact that I can choose to listen or not.

    Its better than a spam mail because a spam mail is... well.... spam... and nothing catches my attention, BUT the fact that I have another voicemail message left on my off hours excites me, so I am ready to listen to it.

    Thats when you have to catch my interest quickly. Sounding funny and unorthodox helps a lot to keep me listening! hahahah!!!

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  • Profile picture of the author kimboslice
    Glad i found this thread. I've been researching ways to cost effectively prospect and this fits the bill. i hope people continue to update this thread.
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  • Profile picture of the author RKCastillo
    If we were going to do reputation management. What do you think would be a good 'vague' first message?
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  • Profile picture of the author offline master
    RK, I was just thinking the same thing. I am considering "Hey my name is ___. I just had a cool idea, I saw you have low ratings on ___.com and I think I can help... give me a call @ ___."

    This is just off the top of my head, I am sure someone else can do better.

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    I just looked under WA state law, and it looks to me that it is not legal here
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  • Profile picture of the author abelamorales
    What software are you using? I would like to add voicemail drops to create another lead funnel.
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    • Profile picture of the author vndnbrgj
      Originally Posted by abelamorales View Post

      What software are you using? I would like to add voicemail drops to create another lead funnel.
      Did you even read the thread?
      He mentions Open VBX several times and includes a screen shot
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      • Profile picture of the author abelamorales
        Originally Posted by vndnbrgj View Post

        Did you even read the thread?
        He mentions Open VBX several times and includes a screen shot
        Sure did. When I Googled it, the results did not show anything related to software. I appreciate you trying to put my on the spot though.
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  • Profile picture of the author offline master
    It also says it is a WSO... try searching here on WF.

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    On a side note, going through the different laws about auto dialers, am I correct that this is saying it illegal for me to call and say something along the lines of: "Hey my name is ___. I just had a cool idea, I saw you have low ratings on ___.com and I think I can help... give me a call at (__)__-5535."

    Here are the laws I am looking at:
    http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.a...te=480-120-253
    http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=80.36.400

    Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author offline master
    Depending on your state, you may be required to say your name in the message.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rearden
    Don't do it B2C -- highly illegal and definitely at risk... Have heard of life insurance agents getting sued.
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  • Profile picture of the author rushindo
    I've done this using CallFire before. I made a HUGE mistake. I sent out the broadcast at 3:00 AM in the morning!!! I clicked the wrong button. Needless to say, I got some pretty heated calls in the morning.

    Brandon
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    • Profile picture of the author jharri
      Can we revive an old thread? Any updates or success with this?
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      • looking to do vb campaign in january.

        done vb2voicemails before with great success.

        you have to really get the callback and close with good offer and urgency IMO

        may test voicemail to another message (sales message)
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  • Profile picture of the author maxrezn
    Sure we can revive this thread.

    There's nothing new that needs to be said though...continuing talking about this is just mental masturbation.

    This method works. The software is out there. The phone numbers are out there.

    Pick a list of businesses. Throw them in the software. Set up your flows properly and A/B test your messages.

    You'll probably screw up the first 3-5 drops. That's how you become a great marketer.

    After your first few times you have an idea of what direction to go in, what tone to use, and what offers to use.

    Test everything. Then test some more.
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  • Profile picture of the author buddy7
    Any thoughts on setting up something similar but leaving a web address for a webinar signup like the following?
    Hi, I am Buddy Maxwell and I am the president of the American Business Marketing Association and we have commissioned a free Executive Summary about how to double the effectiveness of your marketing dollar in 2014. Go to GoTabma.org for the Free Executive Summary and double your marketing effectiveness in 2014. All the best.
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