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Ofcom Says Super Fast Broadband Should Be A Priority

Apps That Will Help Self-Employed Individuals Improve Their Productivity

If you are self-employed and are your own boss more often than not you will have a heavy work load with lots of things to do. This means it can sometimes feel as if you have no time to focus on growing your business. If you are overwhelmed by the number of tasks you have to get through every day, have no fear we have just the thing for you. No matter whether you are a start-up, work from home or freelancer here are some productivity apps that should make your life just a little bit easier

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Small Companies Need To Think Big

Even if you happen to be a single person business working from home, that doesn’t mean you have to think small. In a market where there is fierce competition you need to give potential customers a reason to call you rather than a rival. You can give them this kind of confidence by making your business seem professional and look bigger than it is. If you are wondering how you can go about achieving this goal, well you are in luck, here are a few tips on how to give the perception of appearing like a big player.

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Three Things You Should Know About VoIP

Three Tips For Switching To VoIP

Whether you are migrating from a traditional phone system or simply switching VoIP service providers, making the change can be difficult and can cause some disruption to employees’ productivity. This means before making the change, it is important to prepare and take a number of steps to ensure smooth operations. The most important things that need to be considered during preparation are bandwidth, call loads and emergency contingencies. Here are the things you should be thinking about before flipping the switch to VoIP.

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Cloud Computing Is A Good Choice For SME’s

How Small Businesses Can Stay Ahead Of Larger Rivals

The biggest single advantage that a small business has is the ability to stay flexible. Small businesses can be much more agile than larger rivals and as long as the focus continues to be on running a lean operation where costs are kept low and productivity high, this is something that should be capitalised on. For owners of small businesses wondering how best to achieve this, there are a number of techniques that can be used to streamline a business.

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Five Reasons Why Remote Working Is Taking Over

The Debate Between Digital Vs Analogue Phones Is Over

The debate between VoIP and landline telephony is nothing more than a battle between digital and analogue communications systems. There is no real competition because VoIP was designed to add greater functionality and deal with many of the drawbacks that analogue presents. Nevertheless, one shouldn’t immediately assume VoIP is perfect, as a communications solution there are some issues.

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Phone Security

How To Save Money When Buying IP Phones

There was a time when many future gazers suggested that eventually desk phones would become extinct. Those experts were most certainly wrong and the format continues to thrive to this very day with the choices available endless. These days more and more businesses are switching to VoIP which is a technology that converts voice into data enabling individuals to make calls using their computer or a VoIP phone. It goes without saying that this technology offers many more benefits compared to traditional landline telephony.

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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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