No, I don't ring people at home except on business when they haveYou are starting to sound like someone that sees a personal advantage in
pestering people in their own homes, and using the equipment they have paid
for, just to try and make a monetary gain for yourself, and if the economy
has become dependant on unwanted spam telephone calls, then it will be a
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ordered from me - and its the quickest way of resolving a problem.
Seeing as over 1100 of my customers are residential rather than
commercial, home is the only place I can contact them.
Most I've never rung. No need to without a problem to resolve.
However I am aware of the fact that cold calling is cost effective
(not the best cost efficiency but it does get new customers) - so some
people are responding to these 'spam' calls.
Many in my line of work do arrange to buy cold calling lists, or
arrange an agency to do the work for them. Can be less than 1% respond
positively (can be as high as 4%) - but what are those 1% worth over
their customer lifetime (literally if including legacies in the
Economy makes money from:
People employed to ring
Call charges (hence profit) for telephone company
Sale of goods or services by company doing the calling
Customers for the company that can then be contacted later perhaps
with a greater chance of positive response (warm calling rather than
You and I may not like cold calling ourselves. But it works - and
unlikely to be altered much anytime soon.