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Absent Answer is here to answer the call for your business! Our telephone answering services are 100% customizable and tailored to the needs of your business. We are available to answer calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Trusted by Businesses Nationwide

From after-hours emergencies to daytime receptionist duties, the friendly professionals at Absent Answer do it all. Since 1985, we have been answering calls for businesses nationwide, ensuring each and every call, message, order, or appointment is handled personally and professionally.

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Benefits of our service

  • Your business is always In-Touch with your customers.
  • You are always ready when Opportunity knocks, calls or clicks.
  • We can make even the smallest business look big by providing courteous and professional service 24-7-365.
  • We turn curious browsers into buyers.
  • Reduce internal staffing headaches by routing overflow order calls to our agents.
  • Our agents are thoroughly trained in all aspects of your products and services.

Get started now by calling toll free: 888.414.2405


Streamline office staff or help office staff become more efficient by allowing us to answer your phone.

24-hour answering service
SMS and Email Delivery
HIPAA Compliant
Toll free 800 Numbers
Disaster Recovery at
Virtual Secretary
Integrated IVR
Customer Service
Order Entry
Subscription Renewals
Industry Specific Services
Appointment Scheduling
In-bound Telemarketing
Help Desk Service
VIP Message service

Industries We Serve

We serve a variety of industries

Medical Practitioners
Information Technology Services
City and Municipalities, Governments
Property Management
Real Estate
Elevator Monitoring
Roadside Services
Legal Professionals
Your Business and More...


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August 17, 2022

After-Hours Maintenance Best Practices for Property Managers

If you manage a commercial or residential property, you must ensure that you provide a high level of service at all times. In short, this cannot be a “9 to 5” arrangement, and you must be willing and able to spring into action whenever tenants encounter a maintenance problem. But how can you deal with those after-hours emergency calls? How do you set up a system that will allow you to be there when it matters while still retaining your sanity? Let’s explore the best ways for a property manager to handle after-hours maintenance. Keeping Up with Preventative Maintenance Before you think about setting up a system to handle your after-hours calls, you should do whatever you can to minimize the need for it. Unfortunately, you cannot predict unexpected issues, as they can happen anytime. However, you can certainly keep up with your preventative maintenance obligations and tackle repairs as […]
June 15, 2022

6 Customer Service Mistakes Entrepreneurs Cannot Afford to Make

Good customer service is critical for any entrepreneur who wants to build a successful startup. Generally, a customer who gets treated well tends to spend more money. However, getting customer service right is more complex than it sounds. Mistakes will always happen and are a constant source of improvement, but sometimes errors can be hard to identify. Therefore, to succeed, you will want to identify and anticipate pitfalls before making them. To that end, here are six customer service mistakes you cannot afford to make: 1. Focusing Too Much on the Big Picture  The big picture of your customer service plan is essential, but you can’t skimp on the little things. For example, promotions and incentives will not compensate for poor tone of voice or lack of consistency in message and language. On the other hand, even a tiny pop-up asking them for feedback can make your customer service seem warmer. […]
June 1, 2022

Benefits of Using a Property Management Answering Service

Property managers are always busy. They have to juggle many tasks during the day, and often they don’t have time to answer the phone. They also face situations after business hours that require immediate attention, despite their office being closed for the day.  A property management answering service is a solution that can help property managers with their call handling needs. In this post, we’ll explore what an answering service is and how it can benefit busy property managers.  What is an answering service? An answering service is a company that answers calls for other businesses. They take messages, dispatch calls, and perform other telephone-related business processes, such as scheduling appointments or answering questions.  What can an answering service do for property managers?  An answering service can perform a variety of tasks for property management companies. For example, they can answer calls from tenants, take messages, and forward calls. They […]

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