Choose your message well.
We have all ended up in a someone's voice mail and left a message, but when you are working a sale leaving the right message is key. Below is a paragraph from an article published by Miller Heiman about the importance of the message you leave:
"Before you leave your next voice mail for a prospect or client,
consider the most important part of your message: Why should they return
This is planning season for a lot of companies, so it’s a great time
to get their executives' attention. If you have a solution that will
help executives solve a business challenge or take advantage of a trend,
let them know in your message. If you leave it up to them to figure it
out on their own, you’re wasting your time."
You can read the entire article here.