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
Automated phone systems can help businesses and customers save time. But too often they frustrate callers with long greetings and a confusing array of options, or they lack a fail-safe way to connect the caller with a human being. Continue reading
Your phone system can become a virtual team member for your organization. Halloo’s wide range of tools can help: Continue reading
Why do businesses record calls? For a variety of reasons, including:
- Reviewing how a team member handled the call;
- Learning common reasons why customers (or potential customers) are calling; and,
- Identifying potential opportunities for additional products or services.
Has your company ever forgotten to change the main greeting on your business line so that weeks after a major holiday, callers still only hear a greeting with seasonal hours and special sales? Or, perhaps your business has grown, but the options on your phone tree still only reflect the original members of team, by name. It’s important to refresh your phone system on a regular basis – not only to avoid the embarrassing examples above, but also to stay on top of your caller’s needs. Continue reading
Your company’s phone system plays a huge role in your brand, making it an opportunity to connect with customers and to showcase your reliability.
But a faulty phone system can turn off customers and create a negative impression of your company. Continue reading
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
For many businesses, the final quarter of the year is the busiest. No matter when you have peak demand for your products or services, being prepared for it can make all the difference to your bottom line. Make sure you’re ready ahead of time with these tips for your small business. Continue reading
While tips on winning a first time customer gets a lot of press, turning one-time customers into repeat customers is equally as important and should not be neglected. Delivering good service once is not enough to ensure repeat business in today’s competitive, global marketplace. Instead you need to have a strategy in place to ensure repeat customers. Continue reading
Your Halloo cloud based phone system is an exciting asset for your business. It gives you tools to help improve in so many different aspects. It goes beyond the typical phone system to filling gaps in your day to day business life that you didn’t even know were there. Get to know your system and what it can for your business, so you don’t hold back. Continue reading