A hunt group automatically directs an incoming call to find an available (i.e. “not busy”) teammate at their personal extensions via your virtual phone system. Each extension will be tried in order until a “open” extension is reached. Extensions will be skipped during call routing if the person is currently on the phone or has marked their extension as “blocked” from hunting. Continue reading
Are you wondering how to distinguish between a queue and a hunt group? It might help to start with the basics behind how both work. Continue reading
What’s one of the best benefits of belonging to a hunt group? You can see the notes of other members in the same group. For example, if you’re part of the Sales hunt group, you’ll be able to see that John Doe called your teammate, Sally, last week and she noted where the conversation left off. Now you know exactly where to pick back up when John calls again, making you look like a customer service rock star! Continue reading
If callers constantly reach your company’s voicemail, they may decide to take their business elsewhere. Halloo offers a solution that can reduce the number of calls that go to voicemail. Hunt groups allow a caller to automatically find an available team member. This is done without the customer knowing it’s happening. Continue reading
A hunt group allows a caller to automatically find an available (i.e. “not busy”) agent from a group of extensions via your virtual phone system. Each extension will be tried in order until a “free” extension is reached. Extensions will be skipped during call routing if the person is currently on the phone or has marked their extension as “blocked” from hunting. Continue reading
Ever feel that more and more people are not listening to their voicemails? The hustle and bustle of life has gotten so hectic, a businessperson could save 30 minutes a day by erasing every voicemail left during the day! But, if you’re a small-business entrepreneur, erasing is not an option! You need to make sure you’re in contact with your clients and that means listening and responding to your messages. It’s absolutely crucial. Continue reading
When you think about the tools that can improve your small business, there are certainly plenty of them. Equipment, software, mobile devices — the possibilities are endless. There’s a lot going on that may help pick your business up especially as far as the apps market goes, and a terrific place to start your hunt for the apps that could improve your small business is to look on Google Apps.
Okay, not many people these days are listening to their voicemails. The hustle and bustle of life has gotten so hectic, a businessperson could save 30 minutes a day from erasing every voicemail left on that day! How’s that for efficiency? Still, if you’re a small-business entrepreneur, you need to make sure you’re in contact with your clients. And that, unfortunately, means keeping an eye (actually an ear) on your messages. It’s absolutely crucial.
Study shows that if you get a customer voicemail, you better call them back – fast.
A study conducted by Insidesales.com and MIT Lead Response Management indicates that response time is critical for the success of closing a sale. While the differentiation between B2B and B2C is clear, the overall trend is still startling for both types of sales. The sales leads call-back time study shows a lot of interesting stats and graphs, but the upshot of them is that –