5 Reasons to Switch to Cloud Based VoIP Communications

Today it’s possible to have a data warehouse in the cloud that you can access with business intelligence software running as a service and connect to cloud-based ERP like Microsoft Dynamics. Sales and marketing people are likely familiar with Salesforce.com, the leading SaaS CRM. SaaS is also becoming the standard for order management, compensation, quote…

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Top 3 SD-WAN Solutions for Business

The traditional WAN (wide-area network) function is to connect users at the branch offices to applications hosted on servers in the data center. Typically, dedicated MPLS circuits is used to help ensure security, QoS and reliable connectivity. In today’s IT world employee productivity may be compromised by SaaS-application performance problems. WAN expenses can rise with…

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Best Internet Providers for Small Business

The best available business Internet is critical to companies of every size. Even small businesses now use SaaS applications to run HR, point of sale, inventory, track sales transactions, bookkeeping, and their phone systems. All those applications are accessed over IP connectivity. Some larger organizations have the budget for private IP connectivity such as MPLS but many…

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Phone Number Verification so your not flagged as Spam

I recently had a couple clients reach out to me who have legitimate businesses that for one reason or another had their primary business number flagged as spam. This obviously creates a big problem when contacting customers and potential customers even when you have a legitimate reason to call and the customer wants to receive…

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Business Phone System Critical to Customer Experience

Business phone systems are critical to every business but now more than ever its crucial to customer experience. Whether you customers just want to check their balance, open a ticket or talk to a human its the phone system that creates that connection. It’s always been interesting to me how many companies have been unwilling…

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GotoConnect discounts till end of year that you don’t want to miss if you are looking for a new phone system

Looking for a phone system for your small business? If you want to be able to work from anywhere and hire in different places, then a unified communications platform might be a better option than what you’re using today. Choosing the right phone system for your business is no easy feat. With the rise of…

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What happens today if a customer initiates a conversation in one channel and tries to continue that conversation in another channel?

Customer loyalty is more important and harder to earn than ever. Increasing customer retention by as little as 5% increases a business’s profits by 25%-65%. Yet as many as 55% of buyers actively take steps to switch brands even when satisfied by purchases. So what happens if your customer initiates a conversation in one channel…

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Finding Customers on their Preferred method of Communication

In today’s busines world its important to know at which generation your customers reside. Knowing who are customers are based on demographics allows business owners to understand the channels that need to be employed to be able to reach them. Technology allows us to employ options like voice, email, chat and social media in a…

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Auto-Pilot for your Passwords

Single Sign on has been prevalent in many organizations for years, but its importance is often overlooked and underappreciated. With many enterprises moving to the cloud and taking advantage of third-party services, seamless access to multiple applications from anywhere and on any device is essential for maintaining business efficiency and a seamless customer experience. Having…

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5 Useful VoIP Software Integrations

When your business phone is ringing constantly, it’s a great problem to have. But It can be frustrating for customers and prospects if you have to put them on hold while you locate their file or pull up their account information using another system. If another call comes in at the same time, you then…

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