How many times do you receive an email and need to phone the person back, but the person does not include their phone number in their email signature line?
I’ve been at work for 2 hours today and returned around 15 phone calls in response to email messages I received.
Since many of them are new prospects, they aren’t in CRM yet. I probably wasted an average of one minute looking up each person’s phone number since it was not in their email signature line. That easily translates into an hour of wasted time EVERY DAY.
When I see an e-mail signature with a phone number, I rejoice! Are you willing to set the example?
Does your phone receive email? If the person put their phone number in their email signature line, you can click the email to place the phone call.
Set an example by setting up your automatic email signature line to include your phone number. When you email someone, they can just tap on your phone number in your email signature line to call you.
I receive so many email messages that say, “Mike, call me!” and there is no number to click on. I can look up their number, but it would be so much faster if it was included in their email signature line.
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