The Best Extra Features of a VoIP Service

The Best Extra Features of a VoIP Service

We’ve beaten this point into the ground countless times already, but Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, presents clear benefits compared to the traditional way of using a telephone for business purposes. One of the key ways that VoIP does this is by providing features that traditional telephony simply cannot compete with. We’ll be discussing some of the best ways you can augment your VoIP solution with additional add-ons.

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Where Should You Host Your Telephone System?

Where Should You Host Your Telephone System?

The cloud is one of the best ways providers can make their services accessible, but not all businesses have the same needs. Some might host their cloud-based services on-site, while others might outsource the management to a third-party organization. Hosted VoIP is one of the most common ways businesses utilize the cloud, but what makes it better than the traditional on-site method of hosting? Let’s dig in.

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See a Major Communications Boost Cloud-Hosted VoIP

See a Major Communications Boost Cloud-Hosted VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol, also known as VoIP, has grown more popular with businesses in recent years, and it’s hard not to see why. The sheer amount of benefits that it provides to businesses--small organizations in particular--make your traditional telephone system look outdated and inefficient. We’ll discuss some of the greatest benefits today.

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A Hosted VoIP System Comes with Real Benefits

A Hosted VoIP System Comes with Real Benefits

There are many reasons why a hosted Voice over Internet Protocol telephone solution (also known as hosted VoIP) is popular for small businesses. This is due to the many benefits that a small business can glean from such a solution, both in its security and its overall operations. We’ll review some of these benefits here.

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Small Businesses Need Comprehensive Communications

Small Businesses Need Comprehensive Communications

Does your business suffer from chronic miscommunication? Chances are that your business is not the only one. Small businesses often lack the ability to invest in solutions designed to cut down on communication problems in the workplace. To help your company’s workforce improve communication and collaboration, we’re going to discuss some of the many ways that you can implement technology to eliminate miscommunication in the workplace.

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Voice over Internet Protocol Is a Cost-Effective Telephone Solution for Almost Any Business

Voice over Internet Protocol Is a Cost-Effective Telephone Solution for Almost Any Business

Running a business isn’t getting any cheaper--in fact, it’s only getting more expensive. This drives businesses to save as much as possible on operations and business-critical applications. One of the best ways to cut out unnecessary costs is to implement software solutions that spread-out costs over a span of time. You too can take advantage of the cloud to gain access to critical communication solutions.

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3 Significant Ways Your Business Can Take Advantage of Virtualization

3 Significant Ways Your Business Can Take Advantage of Virtualization

With cloud computing on the rise, more businesses than ever before are taking advantage of great new tools that allow them to get a leg up on the competition. With virtual technology services at their disposal, they are completely changing the way that they approach computing, and the best part is that these services are affordable even for smaller organizations with limited budgets. Here are three of the best ways your organization can implement virtualization solutions.

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How VoIP Helps Businesses Get a Handle on Unnecessary Costs

How VoIP Helps Businesses Get a Handle on Unnecessary Costs

Though your phone system and its corresponding infrastructure are borderline necessary for your organization, some providers don’t make it easy for businesses to customize their communications to their specific needs. Have you had enough of your in-house telephone network? If so, you’re not alone; many businesses all over the world are switching to the more dynamic and flexible Voice over Internet Protocol solution for their communication needs.

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Your Remote Workers Can Do More With a Mobile VoIP Solution

Your Remote Workers Can Do More With a Mobile VoIP Solution

One of the primary concerns for organizations that have remote workers is the need to control and centralize communication solutions. While this isn’t a problem for a worker who's in the office and hooked up to the company phone system, the remote worker doesn’t have this luxury. So, how can employees who work out of the office some or all of the time keep up with the rest of your workforce?

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Is Hosted VoIP Right for Your Business?

b2ap3_thumbnail_Fotolia_77655799_S.jpgFor over a century, the telephone has been at the center of business. In fact, 100 years ago this year, the first transcontinental telephone call was made by inventor Alexander Graham Bell from his New York laboratory to his assistant, Thomas Watson, in San Francisco. Thus began the era of telecommunications. The availability of technology grew slowly over the century, enough to have what experts call, full market saturation. This just means that, as it was, the telephone market couldn’t achieve any substantive growth without innovation.

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Tip of the Week: What if We Told You That You Can Improve Productivity AND Save Money?

b2ap3_thumbnail_three_solutions_400.jpgFor a business to prosper, there has to be more than a casual consideration of the expense report. Most businesses do their budget yearly, but some smaller organizations have gone to a three-month (or quarterly) budget to improve their ability to be more agile with their capital. There are times, however, where no matter what you seem to do, expenses outfox profits and your company has to take a hard look at what they are going to do to right the ship.

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You’re Not Doing Yourself Any Favors Using a Legacy Phone System

b2ap3_thumbnail_that_voip_phone_system_400.jpgWhen it comes to technology, one of the biggest pain points of the modern business is communication. Business executives want to stay connected to their office and their clients at all times in order to optimize customer support and productivity. Overall, companies are looking to get more out of their phone system, and VoIP is the answer. With many additional features and significantly lower costs, VoIP is a major contender in the modern office.

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Going Wireless? Consider These Features Before Cutting Your Telephone Cord

b2ap3_thumbnail_voip_plans_just_for_you_400.jpgModern businesses should be all about embracing improvements in both operations and communications. With a customizable and scalable communications solution, your business can enjoy the savings associated with reduced operations costs and maximum efficiency. Naturally, the same solution doesn’t fit each business; therefore, you should be aware of your needs and goals as a company before making such an important decision.

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Know Why Your Customers are Calling You Before You Answer the Phone

b2ap3_thumbnail_voip_features_400_20150209-145836_1.jpgWhat’s the protocol for when your staff gets a phone call from a client or potential customer? If you don’t have a phone-answering procedure in place, then you’re winging it and you’ll end up scribbling notes and fumbling through a Rolodex to answer a customer's question. VoIP offers your business a better way to process company calls.

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Shouldn’t Everybody Be on the Internet? Yes!

b2ap3_thumbnail_everyone_business_internet_400.jpgAlmost 20 years ago, a class of fifth grade students from Helena, Montana produced a PSA video about the future-changing possibilities of the Internet. When this PSA was shot in 1995, only 0.4% of the world's current population (16 million people) used the Internet. Now, almost 39% of the world is online, making this video scary accurate!

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Only 25% of Homes are Projected to Have Wired Phone Service by 2015

b2ap3_thumbnail_cutwire400.jpgTraditional phone lines, also known as the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), are being made obsolete thanks to new technology that's more affordable and convenient like Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). At the PSTN peak, almost every home was connected by it. This figure will be cut by 75% in the U.S. come 2015. Don't let your business get stuck with obsolete technology!

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3 VoIP Features that Make You Invisible

b2ap3_thumbnail_busiphone400.jpgRemember when you were a kid and you would spy on your family by picking up the extra phone and listening in on their calls? Everything would go great until you sneezed or dropped something, then your cover would be blown and you would be in big trouble. Thanks to VoIP, you can be a superspy and listen in on phone calls undetected!

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Never Miss Another Call with VoIP Presence

b2ap3_thumbnail_phoneman400.jpgWe get it. You are busy, and always on the run. While busyness can be a good thing in certain contexts, one downside of living on a tight schedule is that it makes you miss important phone calls. Now, with VoIP Presence, you'll never have to miss another important phone call again!

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Do More for Less with VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocol is proving to be a popular alternative to traditional phone systems. Many businesses making the switch and discovering major savings compared to their long distance phone bills. We are seeing many businesses switching to VoIP and experiencing saving while discovering new communication features that will enhance their professional image.

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You’ve Reached VoIP, Press 1 for Savings!

If your business is still using a traditional phone system, then you are paying more every month than you have to. By switching over your phone system to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), you can slash your phone bill by as much as 50-70%. To sweeten the deal, VoIP even has more features than a traditional phone plan!

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