With email communications achieving an all time high these days, many business owners neglect to use a very effective and proven sales method. Picking up the phone and calling somebody! Reaching out to potential customers, prospects and partners by phone can be the most successful and cost effective way to connect. Avoid being deleted, make sure your voice mail stands out.

Voicemail is either our best friend or worst enemy (or possibly a little bit of both). Commit to improving your voicemail skills and phone skills so that you can strengthen your sales motivation and your bottom line? Be conscientious of the way you are using voicemail to its fullest so that you won't just survive it -- you'll thrive with it!