Customers call your hotline because they want help or answers, not another headache. So your on-hold message should be pleasant to their ears. If you fail to select an appropriate message, your customers’ anger and frustration might double, making them more difficult to satisfy.
Doing business is a whole lot easier with VoIP than with a traditional phone, making it a popular communications solution. But did you know that your VoIP service offers a ton of useful features you may have overlooked? Take note of these to save yourself the trouble of doing things the old-fashioned way.
Businesses everywhere are embracing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to communicate more effectively with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Transitioning from traditional phone lines to a VoIP solution smoothly requires preparation and forethought.
Whether it’s families searching for an affordable way to keep in touch with their loved ones, online gamers who want a simple communication medium, or business executives who are using video conferencing and telepresence to lower travel costs, VoIP has become a part of their daily lives.
If you’ve worked remotely these past few years, you’re part of the growing number of employees who choose to not be office-bound. This is a global trend; a report from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs showed the number of remote workers increase in 115% in a decade.
Good communication remains critical to the success of a business. A company should have an efficient and effective business phone system for internal and external communication. And given the rapid developments in technology, it’s important to invest in a phone system that lasts.
Despite often going undetected, theft of service is the most common type of fraud for phone systems that use the internet to make calls. How does it really affect an organization’s VoIP network and what are the ways that businesses can prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud? Let’s take a closer look.
There are so many VoIP phone systems in the market that you’re bound to come across a few with similar features and add-on services. When this happens, most business owners will compare the price and purchase the more affordable option. But you shouldn’t only be looking at the initial price of the VoIP system; you must also look at the total cost of ownership (TCO).
What is TCO?
The TCO is the overall sum of procuring, deploying, and operating a VoIP system has over its life cycle, which is typically five years.
No matter how attentive your customer service agent is, he or she is only human, which means there’s always room for mistakes. But for businesses that have adopted VoIP as their telephony solution, they can minimize these mistakes via call recording.
Internet-based technologies like VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) are widely used by small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to bolster work productivity and efficiency. There are two kinds of phones to choose from: traditional desk phones (hardphones) or software-based phones (softphones). We’ll break down which is best for your business.