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
One of the country’s hottest high-tech startup communities sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains and world class rock climbing and hiking trails.
For entrepreneurs, Boulder, Co. almost has it all – a concentration of national research labs, energy and high-tech companies and lots of outdoor recreation, sustainable living industries and film festivals. Continue reading
PBX or private branch exchange is a sophisticated phone system that allows switching of internal lines, and is commonly used in business. A limited number of external phone lines are shared amongst those users in the business. Local lines provide a private telephone network within the business. Using a PBX allows a business to save money by investing in a limited number of external lines instead of one for every user. Continue reading
Spam is a relatively new term that has come about since the dawn of the Internet age, or for about the past 20 years. It is essentially the sending of the same message to a number of Internet users who have not chosen to receive it. While there are many ways to reach your audience, sending unsolicited messages to them by email or by any method of communications is not an effective one. Continue reading
Home of the Boston Tea Party and American Revolution, Bostonians have a long history of doing business their way.
But over the centuries the city has shifted its emphasis from unfair taxation to innovation and sophistication.
Boston ranks third in the nation for its pedestrian-friendly nature and its transportation system known as The T, the nickname for its efficient subway and mass transit. It also offers Boston Commons, the country’s oldest park. Where else can you ride a Swan Boat on your lunch break? 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
Scheduling serves two primary functions in Halloo’s virtual phone system:
1. Availability for Calls
You can use the scheduling features built into the User Settings when you sign into your Halloo account via my.halloo.com. Once you are logged into your account, click on your profile picture to move to User Settings. Continue reading
Ever wonder how free conference call companies can offer their services without charging customers? It actually dates back to regulations and fees that were put in place when the parent Bell Company was forced to break up. Smaller phone companies entered the mix of phone service providers. Realizing that there were higher costs associated with serving rural areas (lower call volume, while still needing as much or more equipment), higher fees were paid to calls ending in rural areas. Continue reading
In the telecommunications industry, a DID number is a direct inward dial number. Callers who use a DID number do not go through an auto attendant or a receptionist who redirects calls, but directly to the right department or individual. They provide easy access to staff members who are not typically on the phone.
DID numbers are actually virtual numbers. They offer you the option to give certain individuals direct lines without needing several phone lines. This makes telephone service more cost effective for your business. DIDs offer significant advantages to your company. Continue reading