Cloud Phone Blog

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

5 Clever Ways to Use Phone Numbers to Grow Your Business

Posted by Ron Kinkade

Jun 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Last night we reduced the cost of additional phone numbers from $5/month to $1/month. To celebrate I thought I would share some of the reasons for this change and provide some examples of how you can use multiple numbers to help grow your business.

Also, it's notable that if you already have additional numbers on your Cloud Phone account; the cost has also been reduced from $5 to $1 per month going forward.

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Topics: Business Phone Number, Toll Free Number, Local Number

How a Virtual Phone System Could Give Your Etsy Business a Professional Presence

Posted by Erica Berry

May 24, 2016 6:00:00 AM

You're thinking about starting an Etsy business and one of the things you will need is a phone system. But, your team works from home− knitting scarves, making necklaces, crafting anything and everything− or you are a one person operation. For you, it just doesn't make sense to buy a traditional phone system so instead you’re considering getting a virtual phone system. 

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Topics: Industry Trends, iPhone, Improve Your Business, Mobility, Cloud Phone Mobile App

2 Most Common Cloud Phone Configurations (And How To Set Them Up)

Posted by Ron Kinkade

Apr 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM


One of the fantastic things about signing up for Cloud Phone is that in just about 2 minutes you have a fully functional, and ready-to-use, business phone system. The service simply works, and without the complicated configuration common in other solutions.

Not everyone has the same needs though, and not everyone wants the system to work the way it's automatically configured. In this post, I'll show you the two most common ways that customers configure their accounts and show you how to make the most of the Cloud Phone mobile app.

Need more help? Here are some other great resources:

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Topics: Cloud Phone Mobile App, Account Management, MSME

Introducing The New Cloud Phone Mobile App!

Posted by Ron Kinkade

Apr 20, 2016 8:46:38 AM

We just announced the release of our Cloud Phone mobile app!  Not only does it have has some exclusive new features, it will showcase the Voxox patent-pending VoIP codec. During Mobile World Congress, we compared the package loss of our codec to other VoIP services such as Skype, Line, and We Chat, and significantly surpassed them in voice quality. The new Cloud Phone mobile app will help users build their voice presence and manage their entire business communication from their mobile device!

Check out the press release below to get the info!

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Topics: Company Announcements, Cloud Phone, Android, Improve Your Business, Mobility, iOS

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