Top 10 Funny Business Voicemail Message Examples

Is Using Humor Appropriate in Your Business Voicemail Message?

The voicemail message you use for business is often the first impression a potential customer will have of you so you want it to be a good one. At the same time the standard messages that many businesses use can get a little boring. Introducing a little humor into your message can make it more interesting and put a smile on the callers face. However you have to be careful that you don’t offend anybody or give potential customers the impression that you don’t take their call seriously. Is there a possibility it could discourage somebody from calling back or leaving a message? Consider your audience before you try using humor to make sure it is appropriate.


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Amusing Voicemail Message for Business Examples

Not everybody has the same sense of humor so using humor can be a little risky. Don’t try any elaborate jokes and avoid anything that has the potential to offend or upset a caller. Here are 10 funny best voicemail messages that would be appropriate for a business:

You have reached ______ (your name) at ______ (your business). Thank you for your call. Please leave your name, number, and message, a current book recommendation, and a question about the universe, I’ll return your call as soon as possible. Thanks.
Hello, you have reached my number. Thank you for your call. Please leave your name, number, and message and I’ll call you back as soon as I put this fire out.
Hey, caller! Thank you for your call. Please leave your name, number, message and the credit card number. I’ll return your call as soon as possible. I would have answered, but I was already on the phone with Warren Buffet. Really I was.
No matter what you are calling for, the procedure is standard – leave name, number, and message. I would thank you for calling, but I haven’t heard what you have to say yet.
Hello, hello? I can’t hear you! Anyways leave your name, number, and message after the tone. If you’re Angelina Jolie, call my emergency line.
You have reached the______This is the autoreply. You can reach me by text, email, Gmail, my other Yahoo! email or Hotmail, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, my website, or my girlfriend’s cell.
H, it looks like you calling______ I am available now but can’t seem to find the phone at the moment.
You have reached ______Let me apologize. I’m sorry I missed your call. If you’re a telemarketer, then I’m definitely not sorry. If you’re not a telemarketer, then I’ll return your call as soon as possible.
Oh hi! Whoever you are you need to know that I’m only here in spirit at the moment, but I will get back to you as soon as I’m here in person.
You called______I want to believe. “Who are you and what do you want from me?” that is what I think and “Please leave the purpose of your call, name and message” is what I say. Be polite but say whatever you think.

Humor may be just what you need to spice up your voicemail message. In a post on the MightyCall blog Stijn Hendrikse writes “If you can make your outgoing message funny in some way, all the better. The humor should be tasteful and in alignment with your brand. And it shouldn’t get in the way of enabling customers and prospects to satisfy the reason for their call.” It isn’t always easy to determine what is acceptable and what isn’t when it comes to humor so it’s better to hire a professional and affordable voice over services to help you out.

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