With voice mail, it is often impossible to speak with someone who is trying to avoid you. Often a compelling letter or especially a FAX can penetrate a screen and put forth a few of the important ideas you are trying to communicate. Don't waste time with a lot of fluff--get right to the point and spell out the benefits.
1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
08 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
I know you are an extremely busy person who doesn't have time to waste. I'll come right to the point. I understand that <need or problem>. Consider the following:
- <Solution proposal>
I will call you <timeframe for call> to set up an appointment to <goal for appointment>. If you would like to speak with me before that you may reach me at <phone number>. I look forward to speaking with you.
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