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Five Smart Uses of SMS for Small Businesses

Posted by Natasha Grach

Nov 1, 2016 7:25:00 AM

It's often a bit awkward having to give out your personal cell phone number so that clients can send you text messages about business matters. Luckily with technologies like virtual PBX services, you can give out a business phone number and have both your business calls and texts instantly routed to your existing cell phone. You maintain a professional image and separate work/life identities via your dedicated business line, while also evading the extra cost and hassle of having to manage two devices. How often do business owners find themselves texting back and forth with their clients and employees?  It's so informal, right?  With 90 percent of people reading a text message within the first 3 minutes, according to MobileSQUARED, it's the fastest and most effective way to get in touch! 

Here are some uses of two-way business texting that can be highly impactful, while also not encroaching as much on your work life balance as handing out your personal cell number might.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, iPhone, Android, Mobile Productivity, Cloud Phone Mobile App, Texting, Business SMS

4 Ways a Virtual PBX Service Can Save Small Business Owners Money on Voice Communications

Posted by Erica Berry

Oct 18, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Businesses need phone systems, so why stick to a traditional phone service when you could have a virtual PBX? Virtual PBX combines traditional telephone service with the Internet “cloud” to offer more features, greater flexibility, and significant costs savings. Companies using a virtual PBX service can reap significant savings on their monthly phone bill and forego investment in new phone equipment -- one of the biggest perks of virtual PBX. Greater capabilities and freedom, coupled with major cost savings, sounds like a deal you and your business can’t refuse. Here's how all those saved dollars add up:

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Voxox

Cloud Phone Now Has Free Business SMS Included with All Calling Plans!

Posted by Natasha Grach

Oct 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

We are excited to announce that Cloud Phone now includes free business texting for all of its calling plan subscribers. This is particularly awesome because many popular virtual PBX services do not offer two-way texting for free within their monthly calling plans. We are including between 1,000 and 5,000 monthly text messages at no additional charge for Cloud Phone customers because we want to provide the best business value. 
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Topics: Company Announcements, Cloud Phone, iPhone, Voxox, Android, Small Business Productivity, iOS

Cloud Phone Headed to Middle East and Africa with New Partner Agreement

Posted by Natasha Grach

Sep 27, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Voxox announced today that Cloud Phone will be getting a big push in the Middle East and North Africa region through new partner Virtustream. As detailed in the press release, Virtustream will be working closely with operators and other service providers in the area to partner with Voxox to resell Cloud Phone under their own brands. Check out the announcement here..
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Topics: Company Announcements, Cloud Phone, Business Phone Number

Do We Still Need 800 Numbers In The Age of Smartphones?

Posted by Erica Berry

Sep 6, 2016 4:00:00 AM

In today’s mobile world, where it seems like everyone has a cell phone and can call long distance without paying extra, you may be wondering why 800 numbers still exist – after all, they are only useful for landlines and no one has those! Well, this perceived reality where landlines are totally gone, is just not the case. According to a Center of Disease Control (CDC) survey, nearly half of all Americans still have a landline, 41% of Americans maintain landlines (Source: CDC). What's more, the CDC also reports that 29% of 24-34 year-olds use a landline to keep in touch (in combination with a cell), and 15% of people living with non-family members still have landlines as well.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Toll Free Number

What Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Professional Voicemail Greetings

Posted by John Lee

Aug 5, 2016 2:47:46 PM


According to a report from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), there are an estimated 27 million entrepreneurs in the US starting or operating new businesses. With so many companies’ vying for success, your business should be leveraging every possible advantage to stand out from the competition. Your business voicemail greeting is often the first point of customer contact, so it's important to have one that projects professionalism and reliability. A professional voicemail greeting not only leaves a positive impression and builds trust, but also helps you effectively and efficiently manage your communications. 

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Topics: Cloud Phone, iPhone, Voice Communication, Android, Improve Your Business

Addressing the Communication Challenges of Managing Your Own Mobile Consultant Business

Posted by Erica Berry

Jul 26, 2016 4:00:00 AM

As a mobile consultant, you have the luxury of travelling, making your own hours and maintaining a solid work-life balance. However, since you’re on the go, you also face some communication challenges – especially when it comes to your business phone.

Let’s address those phone communication challenges now and see how a virtual phone system can help.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Mobile Productivity, Unified Communications

Why A Virtual Phone System Is Exactly What Box Subscription Businesses Need

Posted by Erica Berry

Jul 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Monthly box subscription companies are a perfect option for those looking to give a gift or participate in some self-indulgence. They’re convenient, fun and often offer exclusive products at significant discounts – and the demand is high! It’s no wonder box subscriptions companies are popping up to cater to an array of different demographics and interests.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Voxox, Auto Attendant

Voxox Cloud Phone Receives Major News Coverage!

Posted by John Lee

Jun 28, 2016 4:53:30 PM

Exciting News! Voxox Cloud Phone recently received media coverage from major news outlets for playing a huge role by the US Navy to fight drunk driving.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Voice Communication, Voxox

How A Virtual Office Phone System Improves Customer Loyalty

Posted by John Lee

Jun 21, 2016 3:39:16 PM

According to Gartner Group statistics, as much as 80% of your company’s future revenue come from existing customers. That's a huge to reason to invest in ways to boost customer loyalty and retention. By building the reputation of your business as trustworthy and reliable, customers will be more likely to go with your company over a competitor. Projecting a big business image helps build buyer confidence and a simple to use virtual office phone system is a “must have” if you plan to reap the advantages of an improved professional business repuation. 

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Topics: iPhone, Android, VoiP