5 Actionable Ways Collaborative Efforts Can Be Made Easier

Team work is essential to the success of any business. If you are just starting out, your team may comprise of you and a few mentors or trusted friends. If your business is more developed, it may be a team of professionals you have handpicked. Whatever the makeup of your team, certain tools can make collaborative efforts infinitely easier. Continue reading

Top 5 Tools Your Company Should Be Using to Communicate with Customers

Communicating with your customers and sales leads is vital to the success of your small business. Luckily, technology has made it easy to reach those individuals in a variety of ways, so that no matter how they typically get their information, you can deliver it to them. While there are an array of different methods of communication out there, 5 of them are non-negotiable because of the results they deliver. Continue reading

We Want You in the Spotlight!

At Halloo, we love hearing our customers’ stories! If you’d like to share more about your business and how you incorporate Halloo’s phone system into your daily life, please email us at marketing[at]halloo[dot]com. Our marketing team will set up a time to chat more about all that you do. Your story could be featured in the customer spotlight sections of upcoming newsletters and blog posts! Continue reading

First Call Resolution Tips for Happier Customers

Are you providing customers with the information they need the first time they contact your company? Customers that have to call back to find answers get frustrated. Solving a customer’s issue on the first call can build higher levels of customer loyalty, reduce aggravation, and lead to time and money savings. Continue reading

Boost Your Business Image

As a business, the communication and image presented by your organization, creates the first impression. Since the window of opportunity to convey a positive first impression is very short, it’s important to ensure your business image is one that will attract customers and distinguish your company from the competition. Continue reading

Is Caller ID Telling You the Truth?

The display on your caller ID may not be telling the whole truth. Some individuals and organizations spoof the information that displays on caller ID. When this happens, the recipient of the call believes the call originated from a different person or place than it actually did. This intent of this type of action is often malicious. For example, this technique has been used by some private investigators and political campaigns to lure individuals into thinking the call is coming from a more trusted source. Continue reading

Halloo Hint: Integrated Call Recording

One of our clients, Jennifer, called with a problem. Jennifer has an outdoor living catalog which allows customers to order items via her website, or call in orders, if they’d prefer. She has several part-time employees that answer calls and take order information via the phone. Sally noticed an increase in returned shipments due to incorrect addresses over the last several months. She wanted to investigate this dilemma and wondered if Halloo’s virtual phone system could help. Continue reading