Halloo Hint: The Consistent Advantage of an 800 Number

Did you know that if your company has an 800 phone line, you could have a competitive advantage? With a toll free phone line for your business, you will consistently capture the phone number of your inbound callers. It’s much more difficult for callers to hide where the call is originating when they call your toll free number. This is largely due to the accounting system associated with toll free phone lines. Since the company, or receiver of the call, is paying for the incoming call, the point of origin has to be known in order to bill appropriately. Continue reading

Atlanta: 404 Area Code

John, a computer whiz, has clients in multiple cities across the United States. He understands that growing a business often requires establishing a local presence.

John really wants to capitalize on the start-up friendly atmosphere in Atlanta. So, he visited Halloo’s website and searched available local phone numbers with the 404 area code. Within minutes, he was able to start designing his geo-targeted advertising, using his new local number. Continue reading

The Importance of First Impressions in a Virtual World

First impressions are important, even more so via the phone. As a business owner, you will not be able to answer every call personally or at the time that it occurs. When directing calls to 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

Choosing the Right Telecommunications Tools for Today’s Business

Telecommunications tools for today’s business have come a long way. While older technology still exists, there are distinct advantages in keeping up with the advancements in business technology. Users can do more in less time. Delivering exceptional customer service is distinctly easier. Staying in touch from anywhere is doable. The right telecommunications tool can make all the difference for your business, but are you looking for the right aspects in your telecommunications tools? Continue reading