Seattle may be known for its lush evergreen forests, steady drizzle and soothing view of Mt. Rainier on the horizon. But that doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy town.
The country’s coffee capital has plenty of nightlife, culture and shopping at Pioneer Square, an historic district known for its Renaissance Revival architecture. Continue reading
SMS is the acronym for short message service, but today it is most commonly known as text messaging. Essentially a telephone keypad or an on-screen keyboard is used in order to type a message. The user then hits send and the message is almost instantly received by the cellular phone it is destined for. A short message service center is the intermediary to the transmission of these messages. Continue reading
With deep roots in traditional Southern culture, and the largest metro economy in the South, Atlanta is known for both its hospitality and its ingenuity.
It’s also a study in contradictions, as reflected in its history as the fictional home of Tara, the plantation in Gone with the Wind, and the real home of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Continue reading
Have you considered your phone needs lately? Perhaps you continually approach your minute limit or need additional user extensions. Or, your business might be at the point where adding a local or toll free number would really help your marketing and search optimization efforts. If you have encountered any of these growing pains, perhaps it’s time to upgrade your phone services. Continue reading
Roughly 70 percent of workers aren’t engaged in their work, according to a series of Gallop polls done over the last four years. That’s not only bad news for the employees themselves, but for the companies that employ them. Continue reading
So maybe you are still answering the phone yourself, letting the voicemail system get it, using an inbound call center or relying on your employees to answer every call at your business. Maybe you are even happy with the option you are using for call management in your business. But if you’re here, you are at least wondering what else is available and what the real advantages are. Continue reading
Spam is an increasing problem both for emails and phone calls. Cheap long distance rates allow unscrupulous businesses to set up banks of “robo callers” to dial literally every phone number combination. Why are they doing this? Most likely in an attempt to compile databases of working numbers and make note of whether a person answered. Continue reading
Ready to get started with Halloo? It’s really simple to set up your new virtual business phone service!
- Sign up for a toll-free or local business number with Halloo. (You can also port your existing number over.)
- Visit my.halloo.com and sign in using the account details from your welcome email.
- Begin setting up your account preferences. 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
Cloud-based contact management systems are the way of the future. This type of software puts information at your fingertips from anywhere and streamlines lead nurturing and customer care. Yet, software investing is not something that is done lightly. Savvy managers understand that the right software can create efficiency, save money and increase profitability. The wrong software can do just the opposite. We want to make sure that you are getting all the best return possible on your Halloo cloud-based phone system and contact management system, so your business can improve. Continue reading