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"How did you get my phone number?"

How would you respond to this? I usually say something along the lines of partnership deals or former client rosters.


For a cold call, how would you respond?

πŸ”Ž Prospecting
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πŸ“ž Cold Calling
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funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
up in Fiji, under paddy
"The internet."Β 
Gyro25
Politicker
+6
BDR - Enterprise and Partnerships
"We paid a company to scrape your information for us" is how I wish I could respond.. Lol
looper1010
Celebrated Contributor
+13
Account Executive
I usually throw zoominfo or marketing under the bus :P
Bueller
Politicker
+2
Account Executive
Marketing for me too lol
Gyro25
Politicker
+6
BDR - Enterprise and Partnerships
Ah, totally forgot. Marketing is taking the hit for the next one. LolΒ 
Rallier
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Always blame marketing. "My marketing team gave it to me. Anyway..."
paddy
WR Officer
+10
Account Executive
"I pulled it out of my butt"
tonysoprano
Opinionated
+5
AE
I opened your linkedin and it popped upΒ 

Companies sell tools for that exact reason

something like that but usually in a joking tone
CuriousFox
WR Officer
+11
Needer of Life Alert
Your website.
JoeRogasm
Politicker
+4
Sales Development Rep
"My CEO gave it to me"
NoSuperhero
Politicker
+6
BDR
I love this question, however its something that has been asked often so please try to use the search bar as much as you can. There is some real gold in these posts.

https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/best-response-to-how-did-you-get-my-number

https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/what-is-the-best-response-to-how-did-you-get-my-number

https://bravado.co/war-room/posts/how-did-you-get-my-phone-number
GDO
Politicker
+7
BDM
I just answer that I or our marketing team found it online
AnchorPoint
Politicker
+8
Business Coach
"That's what I do and you can expect me to work just as hard for you."
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Phone Number Spoofing
Discussion
7
Do you use a dialer that spoofs your phone number?
de
+27
desmaj63 , Β  uncorpse , Β  verbalzzzzzz Β  and 27 people voted
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Who has a virtual phone number that links to their cell so they don't have to give out their personal number?
Question
12
4
Do you get to expense your cell phone and internet?
Question
4
How much do you get to expense on your phone + internet?
de
+64
desmaj63 , Β  BallerOfTheYear , Β  Lambda Β  and 64 people voted
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