If it was, you’d have someone with budget and authority answering the phone within three rings.
Automation is awesome. Except when it isn’t.
I was recently introduced to Amy Ingram, a virtual, virtual assistant.
Here’s what I found at the domain her emails come from:
Hi, I’m Amy.
Your AI powered personal assistant for scheduling meetings. You interact with me as you would to any other person – and I’ll do all the tedious email ping pong that comes along with scheduling a meeting.
No sign-in, no password, no download, all you do is:
In other words, force anyone wanting to speak with you to do all that tedious ping-pong back and forth that comes with scheduling a meeting—with a bot.
This kind of automation doesn’t solve any problem.
Fortunately, it’s only a little bit offensive.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression.