Seattle may be known for its lush evergreen forests, steady drizzle and soothing view of Mt. Rainier on the horizon. But that doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy town.
The country’s coffee capital has plenty of nightlife, culture and shopping at Pioneer Square, an historic district known for its Renaissance Revival architecture. Continue reading
Spam is a relatively new term that has come about since the dawn of the Internet age, or for about the past 20 years. It is essentially the sending of the same message to a number of Internet users who have not chosen to receive it. While there are many ways to reach your audience, sending unsolicited messages to them by email or by any method of communications is not an effective one. Continue reading
Home of the Boston Tea Party and American Revolution, Bostonians have a long history of doing business their way.
But over the centuries the city has shifted its emphasis from unfair taxation to innovation and sophistication.
Boston ranks third in the nation for its pedestrian-friendly nature and its transportation system known as The T, the nickname for its efficient subway and mass transit. It also offers Boston Commons, the country’s oldest park. Where else can you ride a Swan Boat on your lunch break? Continue reading
SMS is the acronym for short message service, but today it is most commonly known as text messaging. Essentially a telephone keypad or an on-screen keyboard is used in order to type a message. The user then hits send and the message is almost instantly received by the cellular phone it is destined for. A short message service center is the intermediary to the transmission of these messages. Continue reading
Scheduling serves two primary functions in Halloo’s virtual phone system:
1. Availability for Calls
You can use the scheduling features built into the User Settings when you sign into your Halloo account via my.halloo.com. Once you are logged into your account, click on your profile picture to move to User Settings. Continue reading
Ever wonder how free conference call companies can offer their services without charging customers? It actually dates back to regulations and fees that were put in place when the parent Bell Company was forced to break up. Smaller phone companies entered the mix of phone service providers. Realizing that there were higher costs associated with serving rural areas (lower call volume, while still needing as much or more equipment), higher fees were paid to calls ending in rural areas. Continue reading
In the telecommunications industry, a DID number is a direct inward dial number. Callers who use a DID number do not go through an auto attendant or a receptionist who redirects calls, but directly to the right department or individual. They provide easy access to staff members who are not typically on the phone.
DID numbers are actually virtual numbers. They offer you the option to give certain individuals direct lines without needing several phone lines. This makes telephone service more cost effective for your business. DIDs offer significant advantages to your company. Continue reading
With deep roots in traditional Southern culture, and the largest metro economy in the South, Atlanta is known for both its hospitality and its ingenuity.
It’s also a study in contradictions, as reflected in its history as the fictional home of Tara, the plantation in Gone with the Wind, and the real home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading
Yes, it’s true that when it comes to marketing, casting the net wide is a proven strategy. However, doing so can also lead to large numbers of leads which can consume the valuable time of your sales staff. If you plan to use methods that will generate a big number of leads, have a strategy in place to deal with those leads effectively and quickly. Continue reading
Having the right people on your team can make or break your company. But are you confident that you know how to find and motivate them?
Maybe you’re really busy with growth and strategy, or you fear that leading people isn’t your greatest strength. Continue reading