In our last blog, we revisited the many benefits that are provided by VoIP telephony. MeloTel’s many years of experience providing cloud-based Commercial Phone Services (among so many others) have proven that when a company makes the switch to VoIP, it almost immediately becomes “bigger”. As we pointed out in our last blog, VoIP offers calling capabilities that landline phones simply do not.
Among the many advantages provided by VoIP to small businesses is the ability to conduct business all over the world. Allow us to reiterate the fact that VoIP phones use the internet – not traditional landlines – to connect you to others. As a result, traditional long distance charges become things of the past.
VoIP requires only a receiver and access to the internet.
However, more importantly than all of the savings (although they are very important!), VoIP allows anyone with internet access and a receiver to conduct business over the phone – no matter where they are! What that means is that you could be in a hotel in Italy, using your laptop computer and a headset, and you can make and take calls just as easily as if you were sitting in your home office.
On Forbes.com, Vernon Irvin provides more insight into this benefit. “Your laptop or cell phone can operate just like your desk phone and clients are none the wiser,” he explains, “To them, you’ll appear ‘business as usual.’ You can also take your desk phone with you and hook it up to any Internet connection. This is a huge advantage for a small-business owner who wears a lot of hats and doesn’t always have the luxury of being in the same place all the time.”
VoIP makes life very easy for business owners who are on-the-go.
If you’re an entrepreneur who regularly travels and has to conduct business meetings from various remote locations, VoIP telephony is practically a must for you! VoIP allows you to use any device you please using the one business phone number that is attached to all of your company’s marketing.
This is made especially easy through one of VoIP’s most highly-heralded services: Single Number Reach. Readers of the MeloTel Blog are well aware of how proud we are of this particular calling feature. It is truly a game changer. As a refresher, Single Number Reach allows you to forward your business phone number to up to five different devices of your choice.
When your business phone number is called, all five devices will ring at the same time. This will ensure that you never miss another important call again! In addition, it lets you be wherever you need to be whenever you need to be there – and you’re never truly away from your desk. Your clients will have no idea whether you’re in your office or not. All they will know is that you’re accessible when they need you. And that’s a huge part of what will keep them loyal to your brand.