Data Mining – For the Good for Your Business

Data mining is an incredibly valuable tool for the future of your business. More so than at any other point in history, the success of a business depends on relationship building. And the key to successful relationship building rests in connecting with your customers. How do you connect? Learn all you can about your customers both individually and as a group. Data mining from information you already have on hand can provide you the inside scoop on who your customers are. Continue reading

Boost Productivity By Monitoring These 4 Tasks

You can easily lose time over the course of the day. Even the entrepreneur with the best plan can spin into a whirlwind of lost productivity. Spend a few minute reflecting on your day. Be honest with yourself regarding how much time you actually spent on certain tasks. Gaining awareness of your biggest energy draining or time wasting tasks can help you boost your time, energy, and overall productivity. Continue reading

How Your Phone System Can Improve Your Marketing

Sophisticated phone systems allow you to positively improve your marketing in so many ways. Today’s cloud based phone systems like Halloo bring together the capabilities of multiple different technologies.  So with one platform, you have a contact management system, answering service, a social phone system and more. Knowing how to use those different capabilities can majorly impact your marketing. Continue reading

Discovering the Valuable Information Lurking In Your Calls

Any small business owner craves inside information on potential customers. Why do some leads easily become customers? What types of advertising are working best? What makes a lead pick up the phone and call? How often does a caller speak to someone at a company before making a purchase? However, you can’t bombard callers with the many questions you have. Yet, all of these questions and more can be answered when you choose an advanced virtual phone system like Halloo. Continue reading

The Evolution of 800 Numbers

The telephone has been an incredibly important tool for businesses, since its inception. With each new development in telephone technology, new applications for business use arise. One of the most important options offered by telephone service providers is the 800 number or toll-free number. It allows customers to make a call to your business at no charge to them. Offering a toll-free number increases the likelihood that a potential customer will pick up the phone to at least ask questions, so the door is then open for your sales staff to close the sale. Continue reading

Prepping Your Business for the Holidays

The holidays are here! For many businesses, this is the time of year that generates the majority of sales revenue. While you are planning for the things you’ll need to make this season a success – sufficient product, expanded employee hours, and the like – consider adding one more thing to your roster, a cloud-based telephone system. Continue reading