Halloo Review – end of July 2016

First Impressions

First impressions are important, even more so via the phone. As a business owner, you will not be able to answer every call personally. When designing your voicemail, take a few moments to consider the first impression that your callers will receive. First impressions are made quickly – within the first seven seconds – and take a lot of effort to fix if you start off on the wrong foot. Continue reading…


Check Your Voicemail from Anywhere at Anytime

Are you a busy professional who is frequently on the road? Don’t worry, you can keep track of your Halloo voicemail by remotely accessing your Halloo account. When using a landline, cell phone, or non-VOIP phone line, you can check your voice mailbox by following these simple steps…(continue reading).

 Never Miss an Important Call with Call Forwarding

With call forwarding, there’s no need to sit and wait next to your office phone. You can input multiple forwarding phone numbers by visiting my.halloo.com. Incoming calls will be routed as directed, freeing you to go about your day without fear of missing that important business call. More…

What Is a Hunt Group?

hunt group automatically directs an incoming call to find an available (i.e. “not busy”) teammate at their personal extensions via your virtual phone system. Each extension will be tried in order until a “open” extension is reached. Extensions will be skipped during call routing if the person is currently on the phone or has marked their extension as “blocked” from hunting. Continue reading

Call Forwarding – How It Works

Ever wonder what happens when you forward your calls? Here are answers to the more commonly asked questions.

Does the caller know that his call is being forwarded?

No, the caller to your Halloo number does not know that you have chosen to answer at a particular location. Because you may have your business calls routed to a home number, you should be prepared to answer in a manner appropriate to the nature and image of your business. Continue reading

Tips for Effective Contact Management

Contact management has the potential to make all the difference when it comes to delivering the very best customer care possible from the initial contact through regular follow-up with repeat customers. Delivering top notch customer care is a priority for most businesses and as such, investing in tools that can help you be more effective in contact management makes sense. Halloo is just such a system. Continue reading