Measuring the effectiveness of any strategy you put into place in the promotion of your company is an often overlooked, but incredibly important piece of the puzzle. You should never devote valuable resources to anything you are not monitoring and tracking. Luckily when it comes to tracking phone call metrics in your business, it is quite easy to get useful feedback to tell you what is working and what isn’t. In fact, it is all about assigning phone numbers judiciously so you can monitor the efforts you are putting forth. Continue reading
The key to the success of any small business is productivity but at times, there are so many extraneous tasks that need to be done that you really feel like your productivity is nowhere near where you need it to be. However, by putting a few guidelines in place, you can see your productivity soar.
Does a fear of talking on the phone hold you back from following up on leads and making new connections? Phone phobia can be troublesome, particularly to business owners and entrepreneurs. While text and email are definitely common methods of communication these days, sometimes you just have to pick up the phone and call. If you procrastinate or moan and groan about calling, here are a few tips that can help. Continue reading
If your company doesn’t have a call transfer feature, you might seem less reputable to your callers. A business without a phone system can likely handle the opening portion of most incoming phone calls. However, when it’s time to connect the caller to the correct person inside the company, the customer is given another number to dial! The conversation often sounds like this, “Actually, Jimmy does the billing now. Can you call him at 800-555-xxxx?” Continue reading
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
Do your customers hang up before leaving a message or listening to the phone tree options? Your company’s phone greeting and auto attendant features might be driving them away! Continue reading
Quite a bit of research has been done on music played while customers are on hold. Handling on-hold time well can lead to higher levels of customer satisfaction, so it’s worth spending some time considering your options. Continue reading