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Give Your Startup an Edge with a Small Business Virtual Phone System

Posted by John Lee

Jun 4, 2015 4:00:00 AM

With over 627,000 businesses opening in the United States each year, entrepreneurs and self-starters are faced with the pressure to stand out to potential customers. It’s crucial to the survival of young startups to take advantage of any tools or services that could give them the leg up over their competitors. A virtual phone system like Cloud Phone can streamline communications and improve efficiency, all while saving time, space, and money.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Mobile Productivity, Improve Your Business, Cost-Effective Solution, Virtual Phone System

Virtual Phone Systems: The Perfect Tool for IT Consultants

Posted by Ian LeWinter

May 26, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Whether you are new in the field or a seasoned professional, working as an IT consultant presents a unique set of challenges. This line of work rarely conforms to a 9 to 5 schedule and because networks and computers are now an integral part of so many businesses and homes, customers seem increasingly demanding.

With this in mind, consultants need to equip themselves with the proper tools to successfully juggle the needs of all of their customers. One such tool is a small business virtual phone, which can be extraordinarily useful in helping you meet the challenges you face. Here’s how:

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Topics: Industry Trends, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Business Phone Number, Improve Your Business, Cost-Effective Solution

Small Business Owners Need Voicemail Transcription... and the Stats Prove It!

Posted by Erica Berry

May 19, 2015 4:00:00 AM

When it comes to voicemail, there are two types of people in the world: people who leave voicemails for other people and people who don't retrieve voicemails from those people. If you're a small business owner, chances are you are the latter. And, whether you blatantly ignore voicemails or just don’t have the time to listen all the way through, missing out on those messages could mean a loss in business or time-sensitive information, and can cause communication blunders between you and your team.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Voice Communication, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business

A Small Business Phone System For A Big Business Presence

Posted by Ian LeWinter

May 14, 2015 4:00:00 AM

When you call your cable provider with a billing question or a major retail corporation for product information, what do you expect to hear?

First, you will probably receive an automated greeting, thanking you for calling the company’s contact center. Next, there will probably be a list of extension options to help you reach whatever department you need. At that point you’ll be connected to the department you choose and will either speak with a company employee or leave a voicemail if no one is available.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business, Cost-Effective Solution, Business Call Routing

4 Ways Phone Customization Makes an Independent Consultant's Life Easier

Posted by Erica Berry

Apr 28, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Independent consultants are busy people. Phone calls are coming in, client requests are being made and keeping up with the workflow can be a challenge in itself. So, when it comes to business communications you need something reliable and professional -- with customization capabilities that work for you. 

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Topics: Industry Trends, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business

4 Ways Voicemail Transcription Can Be a Life-Saver for Your Business

Posted by Erica Berry

Apr 7, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Voice communication is an integral part of running any small business. But the busy schedule and on-the-go lifestyle that comes with entrepreneurship makes it difficult to answer every call that comes in, and sifting through voicemails can be a daunting task. However, voicemail transcription takes the pain out of voicemail management by offering a visual user-interface for easy browsing and instant access. 

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Voice Communication, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business

The Five 'Ds' You Need for Startup Success

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Mar 24, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Starting your own business can be thrilling, nerve-wracking, and terrifying—all at once. While no secret formula for guaranteed success exists, common characteristics are pervasive in many of these startups and the entrepreneurs who created them. Here are a few:

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Topics: Industry Trends, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Business Phone Number, Improve Your Business

Small Business Tips: Build Trust with Customized Voice Presence

Posted by Erica Berry

Mar 23, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Having only one cell phone is great. You only have one bill and you don’t look like MacGyver trying to tackle the world of mobile technology. But as a small business owner, using the same phone for personal and business calls can get a little hazy –especially when you’re receiving both types of calls to the same number.

Imagine a new client calls your cell and gets sent to a personal voicemail that mentions nothing about your business. Chances are, they’ll start to doubt your professionalism and reliability.

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Topics: Cloud Phone, Voice Communication, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business

Mobile World Congress Update: Cloud Phone Availability for Operators & OEMs

Posted by Natasha Grach

Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

The Voxox team is having a great time at Mobile World Congress. Today we've made our second show news announcement: we're enabling our operator and OEM partners to white label or co-brand our award-winning Cloud Phone service. Check out the official press release below:

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Topics: Company Announcements, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business, Unified Communications

4 Benefits of Voicemail Transcription for Small Businesses

Posted by Erica Berry

Feb 10, 2015 4:00:00 AM

Do you remember when all businesses were brick and mortar with smiling secretaries out front? Well, times have changed. Most of us, especially small business owners, don’t have physical offices, much less secretaries.

Without someone dedicated to assisting you and tracking important messages, keeping phone numbers, names and vital information in order can be a challenge—especially when it’s in the form of voice files. That’s why voicemail transcription has been a life-saver for entrepreneurs. Voicemail transcription automatically transcribes messages into text so can you read your messages directly from email. Yes, that's right, you can read your voicemail just like email.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Cloud Phone, Small Business Productivity, Improve Your Business, Cost-Effective Solution