Make sure you want to start a telephone
answering service (TAS) for the right reasons and have
realistic expectations. Most people are motivated to start
an answering service for one of the following ill-advised
They don't like the answering service that they are
They work at a TAS and think they can do it better.
They heard an answering service is a great way to make lots
The first two reasons are risky motives,
while the third is a faulty expectation. If you enjoy
serving others, like to talk on the phone, and thrive in a
varied and fast past situation, then starting a telephone
answering service may be a means to put those traits into
practice. In the course of doing so, you will have the
potential to earn a moderate income. The chances of
getting rich from owning a phone answering service are slim, but
a modest living is achievable with hard work and effort.
If you are still interesting in moving
forward, check out the next step.
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