To keep the conversation moving you should ask some open questions - in other words, questions which can’t be answered with a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’.
You should also avoid leading questions, where you basically provide the answer yourself! The other person will be able to hear the smile in your voice.
Here are some tips on how best to handle that important first phone conversation.
So you were none the wiser after the first phone call than you were before?
It’s always exciting when you have your first phonecall with someone you’ve met online.