short but creative voicemail messages for your business
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Voicemail and voice messages are among the top ways every professional business can use to enhance their customer services. Though this idea may sound strange to many in the internet age, this kind of mail is a proven source of solutions for business communications and customer service. Admittedly, email is the most prolific communication tool for businesses, unfortunately, business owners do limit the benefit of sending emails to their clients especially the creative voicemail greetings.

Business professionals are often overwhelmed with many business tasks, and as a result, customers are being overlooked unintentionally. To avoid making your clients feel less valued, then you must take the advantage of the voicemail method and to be able to successfully set up some creative voicemail greetings for your business but then, you must adhere to the following rules:

  • Make it simple and straight to the point, don’t complicate your voice messages
  • Avoid overused phrase that will annoy callers
  • Don’t just keep the default voicemail greeting
  • Always remember to state your name or the name of your business. Also, ask for their information so you can call them back.

Like every other method of sending messages to your customers, creative voicemail greetings is one way you can easily reach out to your millions of your client all over the world. Generally speaking, voicemail greetings helps to boost credibility, competence and encourages whoever is listening to it to continue the relationship. You may also want to creatively spice up your voicemail greetings with some funny statements just to put a smile on the face of your business client. What matters most is how you personalize your voice greetings to suit your personality.

To help you build a stronger customer-business relationship, here are the top 50 creative Voicemail greetings for your professional business.

50 Short but Creative Voicemail Greetings for Professional Businesses

1. Hi this is [your name], I’m either away from my desk or on the phone, please leave your name and number along with a short message and I’ll be sure to get back to you.

2. I’m sorry, but I’m momentarily tied up. Please leave your name and number, and I’ll get right back to you.

3. Hello, Thank You for calling. I apologize for the inconvenience, but if you leave your name, number, and message, I will return your call as soon as possible.

4. Hello, you have reached the number you have dialed. Please leave a message after the beep.

5. Hi. I’m probably home. I’m just avoiding someone I don’t like. Leave me a message, and if I don’t call back, it’s you.

6. Hi, this is [your name]. I’m sorry, I can’t answer the phone right now. Leave a message, and then wait by your phone until I call you back.

7. Hi, this is [your name]. I’m either on a call or away from my desk. Please leave your name, number, and a brief message and I’ll get back to you. Thank you.”

8. Sorry I missed your call. If you’re hearing this, then I’m especially busy today, but I’ll return your call as soon as possible. Please leave your name, number, and message. Thank you!

9. Hello, you’ve reached the office of at [X company]. Please leave your name, phone number, and the reason you’re contacting us, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

10. “Hello, you’ve reached [X company]. We can’t take your call right now, but please leave your name, contact information, and reason for reaching out, and one of our team members will be in touch within 24 hours.”

11. “Hi, you’ve reached [company]. Unfortunately, we’re currently unavailable. But we want to talk to you — so please leave your name and number, as well as your reason for calling, and someone will call back ASAP.”

12. Hi, you’ve reached [your name] at [X company]. Sorry I missed your call. I’m especially busy today, but if you leave me your name, phone number, and a brief message, I’ll get back to you within the next 24 hours.

13. Hi there, you’ve reached [your name] at [X company]. Thanks for calling. I’m unable to answer the phone but if you leave your name, phone number, and message. I’ll make sure to return your call as soon as possible.

14. You have reached [your business]. All of our representatives are currently busy, but if you leave us a detailed message with your name and number we will return your call in the next two hours. Thank you for calling and have a great day.

15. Hi, you’ve reached [you name] of [your business]. I’m sorry that I’m not available to answer your call at the present time. Please leave your name, number and a quick message at the tone and I’ll forward your message to the appropriate person.

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16. “Hello, you’ve reached [company]. If you’re looking for information on [X], please check out our [Facebook page, company website, etc.] If you want to know more about [Y], take a look at [Z page on our site, our YouTube channel, etc.] Still have more questions, or just want to hear our lovely voices? Leave your name and number, and we’ll return your call straight away.”

17. Hello, you’ve reached [X company]. We are currently closed. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from [x time] to [x time] [time zone]. Please visit our website at [company website URL] for more information, or leave us your name, phone number, and the reason for your call and we will get back to you on [X day]. Thank you for calling [X company].

18. You have reached [your business]. All of our representatives are currently busy, but if you leave us a detailed message with your name and number we will return your call in the next two hours. Thank you for calling and have a great day.

19. Hello, you have reached the office of [your name]; I will be out of my office starting on [date] and will be returning on [date]. You can call me when I return or leave a brief message. If this is an emergency I can be reached on my cell, which is [your number].

20. Hello, you’ve reached the Sales Department at [Company name]. All of our representatives are currently helping clients [insert goal such as, ‘achieve 40% growth through streamlining HR’] and are unable to take your call. Instead of putting you on hold and taking up your valuable time, please leave your name, company, and phone number and we’ll give you a call back ASAP. Thank you!

21. “Hi, you’ve reached [company]. We’re available by phone from [hour] to [hour] [time zone] Monday through Friday [optional: and from hour to hour on the weekends]. You can also contact us by going to our website, [URL], and live-chatting or emailing us. If you’d like us to call you back, please leave your name and number after the beep.”

22. Thank you for calling [X company Company name]. Our representatives are currently unable to take your call as they are helping clients achieve [X goal]. We don’t want to take up your valuable time, so please leave us your name, phone number and message after the beep and one of our representatives will personally assist you within the next 24 hours. Have a wonderful day.

23. Thank you for calling [company name]. Our representatives are currently unable to take your call as they are helping clients achieve [X goal]. We don’t want to take up your valuable time, so please leave us your name, phone number and message after the beep and one of our representatives will personally assist you within the next 24 hours. Have a wonderful day.

24. You have reached [your business]. All of our sales representatives are busy serving other customers but we would like to return your call as soon as possible. For current pricing information or to check the status of your order, please visit us on the web at [your website]. Otherwise, please leave us a message with your name and number after the tone. If you would like to return to the previous menu, press the [key to the main menu].

25. Hello, you’ve called [X company]. We are currently unable to take your call. Please visit our company website at [company website URL] to speak to chat with a representative, or email us at [X email address]. If you’d like us to call you back, please leave your name and phone number, and our team will get in touch with you within 24 hours.

Holiday Voicemail Greetings for Your Professional Business

26. “Hello, you’ve reached [your name, the office of X company]. The team is currently out of the office, but we’ll be back on [date] stuffed with good food and eager to speak with you. Leave your name, number, and — if you’re so inclined — your favorite [holiday dish, Thanksgiving tradition, etc.]”

27. “Hi, you’ve reached [your name, the office of X company]. We’re closed until [date]. Please leave your name and phone number and someone will return your call ASAP. Have a great [New Year’s, Fourth of July, day].”

28. “Happy holidays! [I’m, the team at X company is] away until [date], however, we’ll make sure to call you back straight away when we return. If your request is urgent, email [emergency contact] at [email address]. Thanks, and have a wonderful [day, week].”

29. “Thank you for calling [company]. We’re closed for [holiday] from [date] until [date]. Please leave your message and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Have a happy holiday!”

30. “Hello! Thanks for reaching out to [company]. We’re closed today for the holiday, and will reopen tomorrow, [date]. If you leave your name, number, and a brief message, we’ll give you a call when we’re back in the office. Thanks again, and have a great [day, week].”

31. Thanks for reaching out to us here at [X company]. We are closed until however, we’ll make sure to call you back straight away when we return. If your request is urgent, email [emergency contact] at [email address]. Thanks, and have a wonderful [day, week].

33. Happy holidays! You have reached the [X team] at [X company]. Our team members are out of the office, but we want to speak with you. So please leave us your name, phone number and the reason you are calling and we will get back to you when we reopen, on [X date].

34. Hello, thanks for calling [your name] at [X company]. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to answer your call until [X date], but please leave me your name, contact information and reason for your call, and I will give you a call back then. Thank you and have a wonderful day.

35. Hi there, this is [your name] at [X company]. I am out of the office until [X date]. Please direct your inquiries to [coworker’s name] at [email address] or [coworker’s phone number] and they will be able to answer all of your questions in the meantime. Thank you!

36. Hey, this is [your name] at [X company]. I am actually on a break at the moment, on the other side of the world! Please direct all phone calls to [alternate contact name] at [phone number] and emails to [X email address]. Thanks, and I’ll see you in [X month].

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37. Please leave a message. However, you have the right to remain silent. Everything you say will be recorded and will be used by us.

38. Hello, this is (name). I am sorry I can’t come to the phone right now. Leave your name, number, and a short message after the beep. Oh and please do wait by the phone till I call you back. Bye.

39. You have reached the Business Automation voicemail system. We used to call it an answering machine, but this is a high-tech world and we’re in a high-tech business, so we don’t call it that anymore. We wouldn’t even if we could. So leave your message…

40. C’mon… you can do it… just a little one. That’s the way… just a little beep, just a little one. C’mon… good boy… here we go… like this — beeeeep, just a little one, beeeeeeeeeep, c’mon… There you go!

41. My ass and I are out for a walk. So as soon as I can get my ass back in the house, I’ll give you a call. Leave a message till then.

42. Hi, you’ve reached (name). I’m so sorry I can’t pick up the call right now because I am standing right behind you. GOTCHA.

43. Hi, this is George. I’m sorry I can’t answer the phone right now. Leave a message, and then wait by your phone until I call you back.

44. You’ve reached Captain America. Just kidding I’m [your name] at [X company], although being Captain America would be cool. Please leave me your name and phone number and I’ll get back to you… as soon as I’m done saving the world.

45. You have reached the CPX-2000 Voice Blackmail System. Your voice patterns are now being digitally encoded and stored for later use. Once this is done, our computers will be able to use the sound of *your* voice for literally thousands of illegal and immoral purposes. There is no charge for this initial consultation. However, our staff of professional extortionists will contact you in the near future to further explain the benefits of our service, and to arrange for your schedule of payment. Remember to speak clearly at the sound of the tone. Thank you.

46. Hello… my name is (your name)’s refrigerator. He/she isn’t home right now to take your call. To leave him/her a message, speak very slowly so I can stick the message with the help of these refrigerator magnets.

47. Hi, this is [your name] at [X company]. I’m about to quit this job so don’t call me again. Just kidding, I love my job, [X company] is the best. Please leave me your name and phone number and I’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Thank you!

48. …Sorry I missed your call. If you’re a telemarketer, then I’m definitely not sorry. If you’re not a telemarketer, then I’ll return your call as soon as possible. Thanks!

49. This call may be recorded or monitored for quality and training purposes. If you don’t wish this call to be monitored or recorded, then please let the answering machine know when you leave your message.

50. After the tone, leave your name, number, and tell where you left the money. I’ll get back to you as soon as it’s safe for you to come out of hiding.

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