Scenarios, and how your bot respondes


In this guide, we will look at different scenarios your bot may encounter and how your bot is programmed to respond.

Your bot is relentless and aggressive, and tries to keep the conversation going for as long as possible and to continue following-up until there is a relevant reply. Negative Intent is your bot’s last resort.

Below you will find the following scenarios where the prospect replies with…

  • Out of office
  • No clear indication of a question or intent of any kind
  • No longer with the company
  • Alternate contacts
    • While out of office
    • Deliberate communication
  • Multiple questions
  • Asking the bot to follow up later
    • <3 months
    • >3 months


Out of office

If there is a clear time your prospect will be back in the office, your bot will gather this date and follow up when your contact is back in the office.


No clear indication of a question or intent of any kind

When there is no indication of a question or next step, including instances where the prospect has an out of office reply with no date of return or where the prospect does not display a clear intent of any kind, your bot will register the email as an auto-response. This means that the bot will follow up with the prospect based on the Send Time defined in your topic sequence.

In this case, the conversation status will display as “Pending Lead Response” in the app.


No longer with the company

Defunct, invalid, or outdated email addresses will be marked as Do Not Contact. The specific conversation will display as "Not Interested."


Alternate contacts, while out of office

Your bot registers the Prospect as out of office (see above) and will follow up accordingly. The additional contacts in the email body will be gathered but the bot will not reach out to them in any automated way.



Alternate contacts, deliberately communicated

Your bot will automatically gather additional contacts from the email body, add them to the conversation, and continue the outreach. 


Multiple questions

Your bot will mark the conversation for Human Review.


Asking the bot to follow up later, < 3 months

Your bot will, by default, qualify these conversations and hand them over to the sales reps.


Asking the bot to follow up later, > 3 months

Your bot will mark these conversations as Not Interested, and gather a Follow Up At date for your lead. We recommend re-engaging these leads using filters, including the Follow Up At date filter.

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