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Voice Broadcasting

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by hardybents, May 5, 2011.

  1. hardybents

    hardybents Regular Member

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    Has anyone tried Voice Broadcasting or voice blasting? I am very interested to know your thoughts, experience, reporting on this.
    We have been dong trials in small bursts to 1000 at a time? It is very touchy getting everything set up just right, but I have seen some nice responses so far. Today and tomorrow we are scaling up and testing blasts of 25,000 - 50,000. My findings are that it is better than email marketing, believe me I have sent tons of emails out, but I can not say for sure? EM is cheaper but the quality may be better with VM's? I will know better next week. Between today and Wednesday we will send about 100,000 VM out. This will be the first phase of our testing, then increase blasts. Anyone have any experiences?
     
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    emptyeternity Registered Member

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    Its been illegal since September 2009. The only people who are allowed to do it are non-profits and political organizations.
     
  3. hardybents

    hardybents Regular Member

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    Not true at all. B2B there are no legal issues what so ever. B2C you can not do it at all, but there are no rules, regs, laws in place to businesses.
     
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    I have been on the receiving end of voice broadcasts before. If I remember correctly, I had opted in by leaving a box checked when I signed up. In fact now that I think about it some more, it was in conjunction with a webinar signup. I got a voice broadcast reminding me of the event and they kept the opt-ins and used for future marketing purposes.

    I gotta ask what service are you using for this?
     
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    This is my own service. I have set everything up. It is working but trying to tweak it a bit to get the message right is the hardest part. It is pretty complex, we are almost there. We sent about 5000 today and had some issues with timing. A couple of days and we will be ready to scale up. Does anyone have any data to responses and offers they have run?
     
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    Bumping. Anyone have experience with responses? It is working for us, fine tuning needs to be done. We are seeing response, but I would like to know if any had lead generated with VB?
     
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    need the software for voice broadcasting or robo call.
    pls pm the link to download. there is no law in my country against voice broadcast.
    thanks in advance.
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I have some experience. I get about 5 a week. I say, "hello" and if nobody says anything within the next half second I hang up.

    My other experience is that I hate getting those calls and I've actually taken the time to find the website of the company calling, and outranked them for their main keyword.

    My site just says automated cold calling is lame and I recommend their competitor.
     
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    Well I don't like getting them either. I also don't like getting telemarketing calls or spam emails, or getting parked sites and adsense sites when I am searching for a specific topic but it doesn't stop me from doing the above. I also don't like junk mail or commercials but without advertising your dead.