Solid Foundations in the Cloud: Business Call Forwarding and Big Data Analytics

In a slow-growth economy, companies continue to battle for a piece of the pie that is just not growing. While attracting and securing new business is critical, the nurturing of existing client relationships has never been more vital. Collecting and analyzing customer data mined through telephone communications can give a company unlimited insight into customer demographics, psychographics, preferences, and trends.  But when systems are not integrated, it’s difficult to analyze this data in Continue Reading

Toll Free Number Evolution: Has The Toll Free Telephone Number Seen Its Prime?

Before toll-free telephone numbers were introduced, the only way for a caller to reach a business for free was to place a collect call through a telephone operator. Upon the request of the caller and acceptance of the receiver, the charges would be reversed. But in 1967, AT&T introduced toll-free calling to the United States. They created specialized telephone numbers that made a call free for the person dialing the number, no matter where they were located in the US. The “800” prefix told Continue Reading

VoIP Configuration & Setup for Green Companies

It can be difficult for companies to balance business goals with corporate responsibility in a post-recession era. As lean operations become the norm, organizations are in a continuous struggle to do more with less, all without leaving a lasting impact on the world around them. But there are ways to harness the power of the internet to get more done while saving money and conserving resources. Going Green With VoIP Configuration/Setup When companies take steps to reduce their carbon footprint, Continue Reading

Reducing your Company’s Carbon Footprint with Virtual Toll Free Numbers

“Going green” has become the new reality for organizations who must balance business objectives and profitability against dwindling access to natural resources.  Increasing energy costs and a limited energy supply have forced companies to take action to reduce their carbon footprint. The greening of an organization can be challenging, as there can often be a significant (though typically temporary) cost output associated with adopting new procedures. Leadership can be hesitant to approve green Continue Reading

What is Green Manufacturing and How Can Virtual Numbers Help Spread the Word?

“Green” manufacturing can have two distinct and separate meanings. It can mean the production of “green” products. These products are typically part of larger renewable energy systems. And green manufacturing can also mean the act of making current manufacturing practices more clean and sustainable. That is, reducing pollution, reducing waste, reusing waste, cutting emissions, minimizing reliance on natural resources, utilizing recycled materials, and other “clean” practices. Since the start of Continue Reading

VoIP and Business Communications: A Case Study in B2C Green Manufacturing

The worldwide demand for renewable energy and green products has made marketing at an international scale a lucrative venture for green manufacturers. While, even for mid-to-large manufacturing businesses, financing this venture can be challenging, recent developments in the telecommunications industry have made international marketing more practical and affordable than ever before. Telecommunications Demands in Green Manufacturing International emissions reduction goals and condemning Continue Reading