The definition of Voicemail Drop (also known as voicemail automation) is a type of inside sales technology that is designed to accelerate the process of leaving voicemail messages.
The moment a call goes to voicemail, a Voicemail Drop system enables reps to select a message from a library of prerecorded voicemail messages and then “drop” that voicemail with a single click and then jump to the next call.
Voicemail Drop systems are designed to save reps a lot of time. In high-volume sales environments, reps often leave up to 150 voicemails in a single day. At an average of 30 seconds a voicemail, this can take up to 25 hours of an individual rep’s time each month. For a team of ten reps, that’s 250 hours. But with Voicemail Drop tools, reps can gain much of that time back.
Voicemail Drop systems also present some other advantages to sales reps. Some of those advantages include: