Before we can pack our bags for our well-deserved vacation, we are always left with a bunch of errands. Are your last days before leaving also filled with gazillion obligations that always make you forget about setting your autoresponder? And then, on the third day of your time off, you get a phone call from an angry business partner because they still haven’t received an answer to their question …
Surprise your business partners with unique and interesting autoresponders.
Autoresponders are extremely important. You’re probably well acquainted with the standard “I will be out of office from X to X” responses and the bad humor they lead to when you have to find someone else to help you with your problems or dilemmas.
Surprise your business partners with unique and interesting autoresponders. Besides the mandatory information, such as the duration of your absence and your contact person, add a bit of humor or a fun picture and make sure your email gets a positive reaction. In the event you have any foreign clients and business partners, make sure to translate your autoresponders to English or the corresponding languages.
If you run out of ideas on how to make your autoresponder more exciting, you can find a couple of interesting suggestions from our colleagues below in our gallery. A few ideas also came from our devoted followers on Facebook.
We hope that these examples gave you an idea or two about how to make you autoresponder less monotonous the next time you leave for your vacation. We believe that you can avoid bad humor from the side of your business partners when they aren’t able to reach you simply by writing a positive message. So take our advice and next time take a couple of minutes more and try writing a more creative autoresponder that will bring a smile on the faces of your clients.