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October 26, 2008

Bleg: McCain Phone Bank Tips

Okay, I am such a wuss. I'm making phone calls for the volunteer McCain/Palin phone bank, and it's harder to talk to strangers than I expected. It should be no problem to just chat, "what up biddy, who ya votin' for?" I think the script is tripping me up.

But you know what's worse than talking to people? Talking to their answering machines. I don't know what it is, but I am incapable of speaking coherently to an answering machine. Not just making campaign calls, but ever (which was more of a problem back in my secretary days).

So, gimme your tips for making these phone bank calls. General advice about speaking to answering machines would also be appreciated.


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posted by Gabriel Malor at 03:55 PM

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