Automated Calls: Why Businesses Prefer It?

What are Automated Calls?

An automated phone call essentially relays a pre-recorded voice message to the customer. Record the message, set up the call, and send it to any number of people you want, at any time.

Automated calls are very versatile, and can be used for many things like call blasts, reminders, follow-ups, event based calls, and feedback. Another interesting adoption of automated calls is by political parties to garner support.

Top Benefits of Using Automated Calls


Wider Reach

Reach a large number of people simultaneously within a matter of few minutes and clicks.


Increased Response Rate

It is an established fact that calls have the better response rates than SMS.


Increased Productivity

Do more with less. With the help of automated phone calls, manpower can be reduced significantly, and the personnel can focus on other important activities.


Better Efficiency

Automated phone calls can be scheduled at a date and time you prefer.


Features of Automated Phone Calls:



No Setup Costs

There is no special equipment needed to use automated calls, and there are no associated setup costs.


Call Recording

Make informed decisions with the help of call recordings.

Call scheduling

Schedule automated calls much ahead of time, at any optimal date and time of the day.


Detailed Reporting

Get detailed real-time analytics of all the calls made from your dashboard.


Unlimited Channels

Have multiple parallel calls using the same the number. All the calls will be there on your dashboard irrespective of whether you answered them or not.


CRM Integration

Integrate seamlessly with all the leading CRMs in the market.

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FAQs on Automated Voice Calls

Automated phone calls broadcast a message to a large group of people, without having to dial each number individually. They can be scheduled at any time you wish, and is therefore extremely convenient.
To start an automated phone call, record your message, schedule the date and time, select the target group from your contacts you want the message to reach- and that's it!
No, they are not. There are no legal statutes against automated telephone calls.
Automated outgoing calls are priced at 80 paise/call for local calls, and at Rs. 1.15/call for STD outgoing calls.
Exotel offers unlimited channels, which means that there is no limit on the number of parallel calls you can make.
Follow our blog to find out different ways of setting up an automated call campaign or feedback system.
Extensive reporting of the calls made from your dashboard, call recordings to make informed decisions are some of the features available with automated phone calls.
Nothing that warrants a huge real estate space. Automated calls are a web-based, so all you really need is just a computer with a IP connection, and a tech person to do the integration.
Automated calls have been a crowd-pleaser because of their versatility. Some of the industries that use automated calls are E-commerce, Hyperlocal, Healthcare,BFSI, NGOs, Retail, Real Estate etc. Even political parties use automated calls to garner support from the public.
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Extensive Reporting

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If you’re unclear about how cloud telephony can help your business, start here. In this ebook, we talk in detail about the various options businesses are faced when they consider using cloud telephony for their business. And we decode each one of those and help you make a decision that is right for your business. Besides that, we talk about how automated calls forms an integral part of any cloud telephony suite.

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