What are Robo Dials?

Robo Dials are automated, computerized telephone calls that are made in rapid succession. They are often used by telemarketers and political organizations to reach large numbers of people quickly. If you receive a Robo Dial, you can usually just hang up. However, some Robo Dials may include a message asking you to press a button to be removed from the call list.

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What are some tips for Robo Dials?

1. Personalize your message as much as possible. Use the recipient's name, or mention a mutual connection or shared interest.

2. Keep your message short and to the point. Avoid rambling or unnecessary details that may lose the recipient's attention.

3. Have a clear call to action in mind before making the call- make sure it is something achievable and reasonable for the recipient.

4. Be prepared for any potential objections or questions, and have responses ready to address them efficiently.

5. Follow up with a personalized email or other form of communication to reinforce your message and reiterate your call to action.

What are the different types of Robo Dials?

There are four types of Robo Dials: Standard, Custom, Stocked, and Modified. Standard Robo Dials come pre-programmed with a set of standard functions, while Custom Robo Dials allow users to customize the dials and functions to their specific needs. Stocked Robo Dials come with a variety of different preset functions that can be easily accessed, and Modified Robo Dials have been personally altered by their owner for unique capabilities.

Is robo dialing illegal?

While there are no federal laws specifically prohibiting the use of robo dialing, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established rules that limit its use. These rules generally prohibit telemarketers from using robo dialing to call consumers who have not given their prior express consent to receive such calls. In addition, the FCC's rules require telemarketers to provide an opt-out opportunity during each robo call, and they place other restrictions on the use of robo dialers (such as limits on the number of abandoned or unanswered calls that can be made). Violations of the FCC's rules can result in significant penalties, including fines.

How do I get robocalls to stop?

There are a few things you can do to try and stop robocalls from coming to your phone:

-Register your phone number with the National Do Not Call Registry. This will stop most telemarketers from calling you, but not all.

-Ask your phone company if they offer any call blocking services.

-Download a call blocker app on your smartphone. There are many different apps available, so find one that works best for you.

-Change your phone number. This is usually a last resort, but it may be the only way to completely stop robocalls from coming to your phone.

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