Get a Local Phone Number For Your Business
Looking to grow your business and establish a local presence without a physical office? A virtual local phone number can help! Expand your business in a cost-efficient manner while providing excellent customer service. Take your business to the next level — get started with a virtual local phone number today!
What are the benefits of using a virtual local number?
Unlike a physical phone number tied to a specific device or location, a virtual local number lives in the cloud, allowing you to be more responsive to your customers.
A local number establishes your presence in a community you serve. This can help build trust and credibility with potential customers, who perceive your company as familiar and local.
A virtual number allows you to receive calls from anywhere, at any time. Calls can be routed to you and your team, wherever they are, reducing dropped calls and missed opportunities.
Including a local number in your marketing and advertising efforts can help track the success of those efforts and make it easier for customers to respond to your campaigns.
What can I do with a local phone number?
Maybe it’s just easier if we show you:
But wait, there’s more!
Halloo has tons of features to help your business grow.
Fully programmable auto attendant answers your calls 24x7 and directs callers to the right person or department.
Easily scale from one to hundreds of extensions. Organize users into departments and groups.
Forward your calls to home, mobile, and office locations; or set to do-not-disturb.
Route calls to distributed team members in sequential or round-robin hunt strategies.
Music on hold
Play music or pre-recorded announcements to callers while on hold.
Built-in team based tracking and commenting of customer calls and interactions.
Contact management, call history and contextual alerts for incoming calls and interactions.
Optional call recording for inbound calls for review and agent training.
Add up to 6 parties to any live call or add optional meet-me conference lines.
Blind and consultative transfer of calls to other users or extenal numbers.
Video & text chat
Web based text and video chat with routing to sales and support groups.
Dedicated fax receive numbers. Receive faxes and download in PDF format.
Capture and log inbound caller-IDs. Mask personal phone number for outbound calls.
Separate business from personal voicemail. Track voice messages with built-in collaboration features.
Convenient access to features directly through Android and iOS mobile apps.
Receive and make outbound calls directly through the Halloo website: no extra software required.
Why should I get a local phone number from Halloo?
Thousands of businesses over twenty years have relied on Halloo.
How much does a local phone number cost?
Halloo is the most affordable virtual phone provider on the internet. Plans start at just $4.95/mo.
Frequently asked questions about local phone numbers.
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about virtual local phone numbers:
A virtual local phone number is a phone number that is not tied to a specific physical phone line. Instead, it is hosted in the cloud and can be forwarded to any phone number. You can choose a local area code to give the impression that you are based in that location.
Yes, you can usually choose a specific area code for your virtual local phone number. Some providers may offer more options than others.
The cost of setting up and using a virtual local phone number varies depending on the provider and the features you need. Some providers may offer free plans with limited features, while others charge a monthly fee or per-minute charges. Halloo has the most affordable local numbers on the internet, starting at just $4.95/mo.
The benefits of using a virtual local phone number for your business include establishing a local presence, building trust with customers, and providing a local number for them to contact you. It also allows for flexibility in managing calls and messages.
Call forwarding works by routing incoming calls to your virtual local phone number to another phone number of your choice. You can set up rules for when and where to forward calls, such as forwarding to your mobile phone during business hours and to voicemail after hours.
Yes, you can usually make outgoing calls from your virtual local phone number using the provider's app or web-based platform. Some providers may charge extra for outgoing calls or limit the number of minutes you can use. Halloo treats incoming and outgoing calls the same in terms of usage.
Yes, it is possible to get a virtual local phone number for international calls. Some providers may offer international virtual numbers or allow you to choose a local number in a different country.
Setting up voicemail for your virtual local phone number is usually straightforward. You can usually customize the greeting and set up notifications for new messages.
Local numbers are easily ported, so you should be able to keep your number if you switch services. At Halloo, you are free to port your number to a different carrier as long as your account is active and not suspended.
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