Name. Number. Click.

photo credit: Lida Rose Cold calling. Really. Or maybe this particular call should be considered warm, since this vendor and I have what most doctor’s offices would consider a “relationship”. Only a doctor’s office would consider it such a thing, but I digress. Anyhow, a vendor rep called me not long ago. I let the […]

The ladies really dig my shiny new membership card

Got a pre-election call from the National Rifle Association (NRA) the other day. It’s that time of year – my phone has been ringing off the hook with election-related calls. Yep, it came on the famous 13 call day (15 as it turned out). The call is made under the guise of checking how you’re […]

Are most cold callers lazy? Absolutely.

While I really don’t have anything against cold calling from a pure marketing perspective, more often than not, it’s a really poor use of time and people. This is especially true when it is done by the lazy. More often than not, it is done in a carpet bombing fashion, where everyone in the phone […]