Your Local Phone Number Talks

Local phone numbers speak before you do.

Did you know that your local phone number talks about you? Without even connecting with a customer, it tells them where you are located. At least, it used to before modern day telephony came along. However, the old rules of phone numbers can and should be important to you. Continue reading

Enhanced Voicemail Helps You Work Without Trying

voicemailWe all have our bad days where we don’t want to talk on the phone. You might have laryngitis, had a family member die recently, or you just don’t feel like talking to someone. That’s the beauty of Halloo’s Enhanced Voicemail. If you don’t feel like talking on the phone, you won’t miss your phone calls. You also won’t need another person to screen your calls for you. Continue reading

Every Company Has Multiple Personalities

Multiple ExtensionsWhen you start a company, even a small one, you tend to think of it as a single organism which will grow in time.  However, it won’t take long before you realize your company is made up of multiple organisms.

This is normal and good for your company.  If every branch acted the same way, then your company would probably fail.  They need flexibility to achieve their designated areas and you need to trust they will do so professionally. Continue reading

Remembering the Conference Calls of Yore

Current conference call technology, like the kind you get with My Halloo, makes communication easy between workers, vendors and special guests.  But do you remember what is used to be like?

The First Conference Call

Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Panama-Pacific International Exposition

“These days, making a call across the U.S. is so easy that people often don’t even know they’re talking coast to coast. But 100 years ago Sunday, it took a hackathon, a new technology and an international exposition to make it happen.” * Continue reading

Is There Anybody Out There?

Voicemail is an important part of your business and your sales staff should think of it as one of their top priorities. However, some people treat voicemail as the last thing they check when going to work each day which can mean that their voice customers might not even get a call back.

You need to sit down with your sales team and tell them to check voicemail first each day as the lead is already at least a day old. In addition, make sure they don’t make these common mistakes. Continue reading