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The Key to Seasonal Business Success: Increase Revenue & Decrease Costs
Thursday, 16 Jun, 2016 – 14:13 | Comments Off on The Key to Seasonal Business Success: Increase Revenue & Decrease Costs

All businesses deal with two types of costs: fixed costs and variable costs. A fixed cost is constant; it’s an operational expense that isn’t influenced by how your business is

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Faxing Over IP: Why is This So Difficult?
Friday, 20 May, 2016 – 12:28 | Comments Off on Faxing Over IP: Why is This So Difficult?

Evaluating, purchasing and implementing a Unified Communications (UC) system is a big project with its share of technical and financial considerations to make. While some UC deployments can seem complex,
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4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Small Business
Thursday, 12 May, 2016 – 13:58 | Comments Off on 4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Small Business

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At this point in the year, your quarterly business taxes are (hopefully) filed, your annual budget is established, and you have fully recovered from the holiday season. Now is the time to give your business a good spring cleaning. This is the perfect opportunity to change the things that aren’t working for you, update things that are, and look for ways to cut costs and grow your business. Here are 4 ways to spring-clean your small business :

Spruce up your Website

An outdated website sends the wrong message to potential customers. Go through your website and make sure the … Continued

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5 Common SIP Trunking Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Wednesday, 20 Apr, 2016 – 14:33 | Comments Off on 5 Common SIP Trunking Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

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SIP Trunking has changed the way companies pay for phone service.  Today, over 66% of companies have adopted SIP Trunking and are saving up to 70% off their monthly phone bill compared to their old PRI service.  SIP Trunking is full of cost savings and calling features, but is also not without its hurdles. Let’s take a look at some pitfalls of SIP Trunking and the solutions that will help your company make a smooth transition.

 

The Pitfall:  Inadequate Bandwidth. SIP Trunking is completely dependent upon your company’s existing data connection.  The bandwidth available in that connection is … Continued

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National Doctor’s Day: Committed to Communication
Wednesday, 30 Mar, 2016 – 14:09 | Comments Off on National Doctor’s Day: Committed to Communication

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Today is National Doctor’s Day, an annual event dedicated to celebrating and thanking physicians for their dedication and service to individual lives and their communities. The first Doctor’s Day was observed on March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia. At that time, Eudora Brown Almond – wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond – decided to set a day aside to honor physicians. In 1990, the House and Senate officially declared March 30 “National Doctor’s Day.”

On this day, we would like to thank all physicians for their service and dedication to patient care.Your passion and commitment to patient care is vital … Continued

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Call Center Solution: Keeping the trucking companies, trucking
Friday, 11 Mar, 2016 – 15:24 | Comments Off on Call Center Solution: Keeping the trucking companies, trucking

What does a heavy-volume call center do when their call capacity overwhelms their existing phone system? They get moving and start the search for a more affordable and flexible solution – one that not only handles current activity levels, but is expandable into the future without exploding the company budget.

Virginia’s Eagle Tele-Services needed a business communications solution that could handle up to 10,000 inbound and outbound calls per day. It had to be big; it had to be robust; and it had to be stable to handle 24/7 continuous after-hour road service for the commercial trucking industry. It had … Continued

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6 Ways VoIP Saves Your Business Money
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2016 – 15:47 | Comments Off on 6 Ways VoIP Saves Your Business Money

It’s no secret that business owners are always looking for ways to cut their monthly expenses. If you own or manage a business, there’s one area that has big savings potential that you may have overlooked – your business communications. Are you stuck with a legacy phone system that is bleeding you dry and needs to be replaced? Voice over IP (VoIP) can be a great option for your small or medium-sized business.

Typically, the primary reason businesses switch to VoIP is to save money. There are several potential cost savings in a VoIP system and particularly a hosted or … Continued

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What is SIP Trunking and How Does it Work?
Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2016 – 15:16 | Comments Off on What is SIP Trunking and How Does it Work?

As a business owner, you are constantly looking for ways to cut costs and reprioritize your spending. With all the services you are tasked with managing (merchant services, shipping services, payroll services, etc.) it’s understandable you haven’t mastered the knowledge of each industry. Maybe you’ve heard of SIP trunking, and maybe a friend of yours saves money by using it with his business, but you’d like to know more about how it works before you contact providers. Understandable.

Below is a high-level overview of SIP trunking and how it works:

 

What Is SIP Trunking?

Session Initiation Protocol, or SIP, … Continued

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