We all know that it’s not possible to be by your phone 24/7. With that said, you’re bound to miss calls. That’s simply part of life. Just because you miss a call, however, doesn’t mean that the caller shouldn’t receive a premium experience by interacting with your virtual receptionist. Given that it’s 2022, technology has afforded us the opportunity to set up a virtual receptionist that provides a unique experience for those trying to reach you.
In this article, we cover:
- What a virtual receptionist is
- The benefits of having virtual receptionist
- How to set up a virtual receptionist
What a virtual receptionist is
YouMail’s virtual receptionist feature page notes that you can automatically greet callers with a custom “away” text or email message whenever you’re unable to answer the phone. Your automated message can include a picture, logo, link to your website or a button to book an appointment.
Their virtual receptionist software also collects contact info for every caller, so you know exactly who called and how to reach them easily. Callers can even press a single key to be routed to another team member or a different number for you. Plus, YouMail stops robocalls at the source, blocking telemarketers, debt collectors and scammers forever.
The benefits of having a virtual receptionist
YouMail asserts that no matter how productive you are, you can’t answer every call. With their virtual receptionist app, you can rest assured that any missed caller receives a premium experience. YouMail allows you to greet specific callers by name and with a personalized greeting. Their automated virtual receptionist then offers help, automatically transferring urgent calls and ensuring your business moves forward. Plus, their plans start at $17.99/month, saving you hundreds of dollars a month compared to hiring an actual receptionist.
How to set up a virtual receptionist
With YouMail, your virtual receptionist can start as soon as today. All you have to do is simply choose a plan, then download the YouMail app for iOS or Android. You’ll then create your account and YouMail’s virtual receptionist app will begin supporting your callers. You can even add multiple new numbers to the same device and use your virtual receptionist for each one.
If you’re ready to set up a virtual receptionist for your missed callers, sign up for a YouMail Professional plan today.
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