Save Money on Office Equipment with Cloud Technology

A huge part of building a successful business is wisely using your resources. That includes carefully putting your hard earned money to work in your business. Today’s entrepreneurs have the luxury of using cloud technology to access a wide variety of office tools without having to invest in an array of pricey office equipment. In fact, cloud technology can save you both money and space by letting you do more with less office equipment. Continue reading

4 Productivity Suckers and How to Overcome Them

We all know that there are a variety of variables out there that can easily take over your day. Even the entrepreneur with the best plan can be sucked into a whirlwind of lost productivity. However, if you are aware of the biggest productivity suckers and have plans in place to avoid the pitfalls, you can overcome them and make the best use possible of your time and energy. Continue reading

Small Business Tips for Turning Leads into Sales

Every small business needs to have an ongoing process for bringing in new leads and turning those leads into sales. Yet in reality, this is one area that many companies neglect. While they may do great with getting the word out and building awareness of their brand and service, actually translating those leads into sales may not be effectively occurring. However, a strong lead nurturing strategy can make all the difference to a company’s bottom line.   Continue reading

Creative Uses of Cloud Programs and Services

Creativity is the lifeblood of small businesses. Ingenuity, off brand uses of services and thinking outside the box are what drive small businesses and make them successful. Entrepreneurs even embrace creative uses of things that are obviously good business tools like the cloud. While the cloud is amazing for file storage and sharing, backup, disaster recovery and more, its real power lies in its off-brand uses. Continue reading

Don’t Forget to Call – Beat Phone Phobia

Does a fear of talking on the phone hold you back from following up on leads and making new connections? Phone phobia can be troublesome, particularly to business owners and entrepreneurs. While text and email are definitely common methods of communication these days, sometimes you just have to pick up the phone and call. If you procrastinate or moan and groan about calling, here are a few tips that can help. Continue reading

We Want You in the Spotlight!

At Halloo, we love hearing our customers’ stories! If you’d like to share more about your business and how you incorporate Halloo’s phone system into your daily life, please email us at marketing[at]halloo[dot]com. Our marketing team will set up a time to chat more about all that you do. Your story could be featured in the customer spotlight sections of upcoming newsletters and blog posts! Continue reading

How Mobile Is Your Business?

Can you perform your job duties from anywhere? Current trends in mobile technology allow businesses to operate outside of the traditional confines of an office. Many companies have embraced these technological advances and reaped the benefits of increased flexibility and productivity. Three areas that have led the way in changing the face of business include: bring your own device policies, virtual meetings, and cloud and app services. Continue reading