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Reach out and Touch Someone . . . but Don't Forget to Log the Call!
We've all been there! Gasping at the phone bill. Who the heck are all these people? Of course you recognize the numbers to dear old mom and best friends in Seattle -- but hey, who's this guy in Pocatello, Idaho? Before accusing the phone company of gross negligence, check your phone log to see if you listed the number as a biz call.
What!?! You don't have a phone log? Holy Phone Confusion, Batman!
Don't despair. Idea Cafe's whipped up a phone log form for getting your daily dials on paper. Download this form, attach it to a clipboard, and place it right next to your phone (and your employees'). When you call, jot down the date, number, whom you called, and why. Chances are you'll have it all down before they answer on the other end.
Hint: Phone logs not only make phone bills more bearable -- they're also a great quasi-rolodex for long-lost phone numbers and handy tracking devices for seeing who's calling whom and why. With your super-duper Phone Log, you'll never have to wonder again who that guy in Pocatello is.
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