Simplify Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Many cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) systems like Salesforce.com have become the standard sales and support tool for large enterprise and government organizations worldwide. The idea is pretty simple: manage your business interactions in a central database, share them with coworkers so that everyone stays on the same page, and leverage that knowledge for increased sales and more effective customer service. Continue reading

Warning: You Are Losing Money By Not Using Cloud Based Phone Systems

Cloud based phone systems are one of the most versatile investments a small business can make. For a very low monthly fee, you can get one virtual system that takes up no space, utilizes the phone system you already have, transforms the image of your business and actually facilitates getting more phone calls. Investing in a cloud based phone system will stop the loss of money and will get your business on the right track. Continue reading

The Advantages of a Cloud Based Phone System For Your Business

Every business – yes every one – could use a cloud based phone system for its telephone needs. In fact, a cloud based phone system like Halloo can make a huge difference when it comes to delivering communications worthy of your small business.  The right system can bring a variety of advantages to your business so that you have an edge over the competition. Continue reading

Is a Flexible Workplace the Right Fit for Your Company?

Is your business going through a growth spurt? Adding new employees can be difficult, even for seasoned organizations. Beyond identifying the responsibilities of the new employee, there’s also the complexity of the hiring process. New hires can bring about infrastructure and logistical challenges for small and medium sized businesses. For example, will the employee need to be locally based, is there space in the current office to house additional workers, and what hours will the new employee work? Continue reading

Voice Branding in your Marketing Mix

Having consistent branding can give your company a competitive edge. The easier it is to distinguish your company, products, and services from those of your competitors, the better off your organization will be. Many organizations consider the visual aspects of their brand, but neglect the audio and voice components. However, auditory messaging deserves equal consideration in your overall branding strategy. Continue reading

Have a Greener Business with Halloo

Despite the fact that so much of the work we do is on computers, there still seems to be an amazing amount of paper used on a daily basis. Notes, faxes, bills, marketing mailings and more are all commonplace in every business. Yet, finding solutions that allow you to go paper-free may seem time-consuming. Luckily with one very affordable addition to your business, you can drastically decrease your scattered paper notes without a worry about not being able to find what you are looking for. Halloo’s cloud-based phone system lets you work greener and more efficiently than ever before. Continue reading

Top Priorities for the Small Business Owner

As a small business owner it is important to have your business priorities straight. While most say every business’s top priority is to turn profit, the other priorities you have for your business will help define how you actually do that. In fact, by just having the one priority – making money – you are limiting your business and neglecting to give it the direction it needs to move forward. Take the time to consider a more detailed list of business priorities. Continue reading

The Future of The Small Business Workforce

Recent reports on the future of the small business workforce detail changes that have already begun for many businesses. These changes involve a shift away from traditional workplaces where everyone is in the same building and towards a collaboration of co-workers who telecommute from a variety of places at different times. This shift means change for both employees and employers. Continue reading