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A Brief History Of VoIP

Use VoIP To Attract New Customers

Businesses who wish to grow often look to expand by attracting customers outside their geographical areas. This may have seemed impossible for many small businesses or startup’s less than ten years ago. This is because in order to attract customers or clients from outside the immediate area in the past used to mean having to establish new branches and hiring additional staff. Now the thinking has changed and there is no real need for a local presence in order to succeed. The reasons for this are threefold.

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Small Business Migrating To VoIP

Make Sure Your VoIP System Is Secure

Not a day goes by without experts warning businesses that they need to protect their data and it seems like every week or so there is another data hack compromising personal and payment records of millions of people. These kinds of hacks not only cause companies money but it also damages their reputation. In fact, it is estimated that cyber-crime will cost companies a combined $6 trillion globally by 2021. Many people tend to believe that most attacks are targeted at security flaws and seek access to personal data. In actual fact businesses communications are just as vulnerable so it is critical to ensure that encryption is part of the company telecoms set up.

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Ofcom Says Super Fast Broadband Should Be A Priority

How To Prevent VoIP Systems From Being Hacked

As VoIP based communications for enterprises continues to grow in popularity, so too does the threat of fraud. The financial impact of fraud is enormous, costing the industry an estimated $38 billion every year. There are four types of fraud businesses looking to deploy VoIP communications should be aware of.

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Pay As You Go Is The Best Way To Manage Your Business

What Small Businesses Need To Look For When Picking A VoIP Service

No matter how small a business is, it will require a reliable phone system in order to operate and transact. Whilst traditional phone systems do still work, many large companies and an increasing number of smaller ones are switching to VoIP. This is a technology that allows users to make and receive phone calls using their internet connection. Obviously, that means adopting the technology is a wise decision to make because it allows for greater levels of productivity. This is because it allows for sharing of files, video conferencing and many other features and it also cuts down the cost of communication dramatically.

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Video Conferencing Technology Gives Companies A Big Boost

How To Maintain A Start-Up Culture As Your Company Scales

Congratulations! You made it, most start-ups never get that far but there is a downside. The more successful businesses become the more complacent they tend to get and somewhere along the line, the spirit of innovation is lost. As your business grows larger you run the risk of your size tying you down by bureaucracy. This means it is critical that you embed the spirit of your start-up in the company’s DNA. This is a guide on how not to lose your start-up spirit.

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The Case For Switching To VoIP Is A Good One

VoIP Phones Explained

VoIP phones can come either as a piece of hardware or they can be software. Regardless of which version you use, they both make use of VoIP technology to send and receive telephone calls over the internet. These phones basically covert analogue audio into a digital format that is then transmitted over the internet so you can have conversations. VoIP or IP phones have features not provided by traditional telephones.

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Five Tips For Making Your Business Seem More Professional On The Phone

A Small Business Guide To Internet Marketing

If you are a small business and looking to expand your marketing reach, you should try combining the concept of a tribe i.e. a group of like-minded people who comprise a community with your marketing in order to build a powerful tool that deeply connects your company with your customers and transcends your brand. This type of approach to marketing however is much more of an art than a science so in order to guide you through the process here are a few tips to deliver relatable services that your chosen audience will find appealing.

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Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing A VoIP Provider

How Does VoIP Work?

There are few different ways VoIP technology works, the first is through what is known as an ATA or analogue telephone adaptor. The ATA allows you to connect your regular phone to your computer or internet connection so you can use VoIP. This adaptor allows users with phones dating as far back as the 80’s to connect to the internet and use VoIP and this means you can do away with large phone bills for good.

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Pay As You Go Is The Best Way To Manage Your Business

Five Tips For Small Business Owners Wanting To Scale

It’s not easy establishing your own business and achieving growth is rarely straightforward. That is why there is plenty of advice about how to deal with the growing pains that start-ups and small business face as they seek to scale and expand. Running a business can be exhausting and as small business start to grow, the daily challenges they face start to change. Even if the leadership is highly competent, having good people combined with good technology simplifies business operations and ensures efficiency. Here are a few common misconceptions that prevent companies from achieving their full potential as well as a few tips.

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Ofcom Says Super Fast Broadband Should Be A Priority

Why Businesses Choose VoIP

Traditional telephone lines are still dominant when it comes to business communication, however that is changing because there are plenty of occasions where they are simply inappropriate. For example, if you intend to participate in a lengthy conference call with someone on the other side of the planet, its going to cost a bomb. Instead companies would be better served by opting for VoIP which uses the internet to make and receive calls and costs far less.  Many of the world’s biggest companies have already adopted the technology because it is feature rich, reliable, affordable and flexible. Here are a few reasons why your business should adopt VoIP if you haven’t already.

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