Voicemail so 1990?

I don’t know about most people, but I like voicemail…  When I cannot take someone’s call I like for them to leave me a voicemail.  Its them speaking, it’s their voice and they can tell me precisely what they wanted in their own words.  Apparently though I am “old school” because I am told that nobody uses voicemail today and they appear to be correct based on the research I am doing, many people don’t use it.  I don’t get it…

First of all, I may be old school, sorry that’s “OLD Skool” I forgot we spell different now too, and I may be hanging on to something that is “so 1990” but I don’t care.  It makes very little sense to me to scroll though missed calls to see who called me, I don’t and I won’t.   When I don’t answer a recording of my voice plays saying to leave me a message… so what’s so hard about that?  For some people who don’t get a lot of calls scrolling through their missed calls might be simple, but I use my cell phone for business and personal alike, and on some days I get thirty or forty calls, and I am not going to scroll through and try to figure out who it is and what they want, if it’s important than leave a message.  Why is this difficult, what am I missing?

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Joe Melle has founded and ran several successful businesses, and has had an interesting career in direct contact media, call center operations, sales operations, customer service operations, customer retention, and quality assurance; he has written over 140 business articles, previously served as a part time adjunct professor for a university teaching business, marketing, and management courses to both graduate and post graduate students.Email Me

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