Halloo for Google Apps

Did you know that Halloo’s virtual phone system is part of Google Marketplace? Millions of businesses run their email and calendaring on the popular Google platform, and now with Halloo for Google Apps, business phone functionality can be seamlessly added. With this feature, users will be able to import their existing users and groups directly into Halloo for fast setup, and enjoy the convenience of single sign on (SSO) directly from Gmail into My Halloo. Continue reading

Securing the Cloud

Type “secure” and “cloud” into Google and watch the results roll in. This is a hot topic right now, and it is because so many people misunderstand what the cloud is and how to use it safely. One of the best ways to think about the cloud is to envision it as a hard drive that is not in the room with you. You can put anything you want on it and even run programs from it. All you need is Internet access and you can retrieve your data from the cloud. Continue reading

The Importance of Audio Branding

Many businesses give a lot of thought to the visual components of their brand, but spend very little time considering their audio branding needs. Audio branding has numerous benefits that will only strengthen your visual efforts. Audio branding can help clarify your organization’s vision as well as encourage employees and customers make deeper connections with your brand. For example, imagine a MGM film without the lion’s roar or an Intel commercial without the short, electronic tune. Both of these audio components help make the brand memorable. Continue reading

Halloo Hint: Are Your Callers Human?

Spam is an increasing problem both for emails and phone calls. Cheap long distance rates mean that unscrupulous marketers can set up banks of “robo callers” to dial literally every phone number combination. Why are they doing this? Most likely in an attempt to compile databases of working numbers and make note of whether a person answered or not. Continue reading