Three Little Words That Work!!
The three little words: "Hold On,
this, while putting down your phone and
walking off (instead of hanging-up
immediately) would make each
telemarketing call so much more time
consuming that boiler room sales would
grind to a halt. Then when you
eventually hear BT's "beep-beep-beep"
tone, you know it's time to go back and
hang up your handset .... you have
efficiently completed your task.
These three little words could help
eliminate telephone soliciting.
you ever get those annoying phone calls
with no one on the other end?
|This is a
telemarketing technique where a machine
makes phone calls and records the time
of day when a person answers the phone.
This technique is then used to determine
the best time of day for a "real"
salesperson to call back and get someone
What you can do after answering: If you
notice there is no one there, is to
immediately start hitting your # button
on the phone, 6 or 7 times, as quickly
as possible. This confuses the machine
that dialled the call and it kicks your
number out of their system. Gosh, what a
shame not to have your name in their
system any longer!!!
When you get those "pre-approved"
letters in the mail
for everything from credit cards to 2nd
mortgages and similar type junk,
do not throw away the
Most of these come with postage-prepaid
return envelopes, right?
It costs them more than the regular
postage "IF" and when they are returned.
It costs them nothing if you throw them
away! In that case, why not get rid of
some of your other junk mail and put it
in these cool little, postage-prepaid
Send an advert for your local chimney
sweeper to American Express ... they
might need one!
Send a pizza coupon to HSBC ... in case
their canteen packs up. You get the
idea. If you didn't get anything else
that day, then just send them back their
blank application form ... after all, it
is their form!
If you want to remain anonymous, just
make sure your name isn't on anything
You can even send the envelope back
empty if you want to just to keep them
guessing! It still costs them, and it is
their envelope after all ... you are
just returning it!!!!
The banks and credit card companies are
currently getting a lot of their own
junk back in the post, but folks .....
we need to OVERWHELM them, in order to
Let's let them know what it's like to
get lots of junk mail,
and best of all they're paying for it
Let's help keep Royal Mail busy. Since
the Royal Mail are saying that e-mail is
cutting into their business profits,
let's help them so they will not need to
increase postage costs again. You get
If enough people follow these tips, it
will work ---- maybe you'll get very
little junk mail anymore.
JUST MIGHT BE ONE MESSAGE THAT YOU WILL
WANT TO FORWARD TO YOUR FRIENDS!!!!!!!