You can now tag others in the Halloo phone system. Just as in Facebook or Slack, this feature allows you to alert teammates of interactions that need their attention. Continue reading
Contact management has the potential to make all the difference when it comes to delivering the very best customer care possible from the initial contact through regular follow-up with repeat customers. Delivering top notch customer care is a priority for most businesses and as such, investing in tools that can help you be more effective in contact management makes sense. Halloo is just such a system. Continue reading
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
Keeping a small business organized makes a huge difference in its day to day running. Having the right systems in place can make for greatly increased efficiency, less frustration, and higher profits. We have compiled a few great tools that are sure to help you do business better than ever. Continue reading
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
Sales is often compared to a funnel. Businesses attract a large number of leads from the various marketing efforts they make. However, by the time they become actual customers, those numbers drop significantly. This is especially true for goods and services that represent a significant investment. During the funnel process, businesses attempt to guide leads towards the buying decision through education, relationship building and trust. Continue reading
In this day of instant messaging, nurturing leads is all about being swift and relevant.
Research shows that 35-50% of sales go to the vendor that responds first, according to InsideSales.com. Yet, roughly half of all inbound sales leads – from websites, social media and other marketing activities that bring in visitors – are never followed up. Continue reading
Investing time in your customer information can bring your business a lot of value. You can improve customer satisfaction, increase sales, boost engagement, and help fill your sales pipeline by building your customer relationship management tools. Continue reading
Why use a contact management system in your small business? Because building a customer relationship management system (CRM) can help you:
- Generate more business,
- Increase productivity, and
- Enhance relationships with your customers.
By using a CRM, your company can increase sales an estimated 29-41%. How does this happen? By preventing lost opportunities and enhancing customer relationships. Continue reading
You’ve undoubtedly heard the term “metadata” bandied about recently in the press, particularly as it applies to telephone logs. But what exactly is metadata, and how can it benefit your small business?
In short, metadata is information that helps to describe some “thing”, such as a phone number or code from a recently sold product. This collection of information is usually stored in a database where there are numerous categories that relate to each other in some way. This structure facilitates finding, sorting and filtering information of interest. Books, for example, have “titles”, “authors”, and “publication date”. Telephone calls have a “calling number”, “called number”, “time”, and “length”. This makes it easy to ask simple questions like, “show me all the calls from 415-555-1234 in the past 30 days” or “how many copies of The Great Gatsby have I sold?” Continue reading