Cordless phones for business
There are a lot of reasons why cordless phones make sense for your business. Mobility in the office or your work environment can be just as instrumental for productivity as mobility outside of the office. We see this all the time with simple electronics like a wireless mouse or keyboard.  The […]

4 Benefits of Going Cordless at Your Business

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7 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from UC Solutions   Happy Small Business Week! National Small Business Week has been celebrated every year since 1963 and recognizes the key contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and […]

Small Businesses Benefit from UC Solutions

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Hiring top talent is critical to the growth and success of every organization. Each company has its own process. Even after your human resources department, or recruiting agency narrows down hundreds of applicants for each job posting, the interview process with the most qualified candidate pool can still be a […]

Use Video Conferencing to Simplify the Hiring Process

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Since unified communications (UC) solutions are cloud-based, the actual brains behind the systems are in the backend online management platforms or, as most refer to them as, online portals. When it comes to your ability to remain agile, mobile and productive, the interface you use holds all the power. Here […]

If you like cloud phones, you’ll love the portal

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We live in a world where there’s new technology on the market seemingly as soon as you purchase the old version. There’s no doubt that it can be difficult to keep up. As a business owner, though, it’s extremely important that your technology evolves with your business. Since nowadays everyone […]

Are You Still Using Audio Conference Calls?

Did you ever wonder what types of businesses are most interested in a VoIP phone system? How about what job title the prospective buyer has? With help from data gathered by VoIP and telecom technology review company Software Advice, Broadview Networks has put together this infographic on prospective buyers of business phone systems. We’ve […]

VoIP Statistics – Why Do Businesses Want VoIP?

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If your business is considering upgrading its phone system in 2016, then you should start doing your research now to narrow down a list of possible phone providers. Once you have the top contenders identified, here is a checklist of business phone system “Wish List” items to compare them against. […]

10 Features You Wish Your Phone System Had

How do you talk on the phone?
  Phone calls are an essential, everyday aspect of modern day business proceedings.  Whether you’re in sales reaching out to potential leads or an account manager checking in to keep a client happy, you spend a significant amount of time on the phone. Even with this regularity, most people have […]

What Kind of Phone Talker are You?

Look your best on video conference call
  At most companies, face-to-face meetings are preferred. But as technology gets more sophisticated, more and more people are working remotely, and that means video conference meetings are becoming increasingly popular. Even more nerve-wracking? The video conference interview. It should be common sense that you don’t want to take a […]

Look Your Best on that Video Conference!

How do Hosted Phones affect our relationships
Technology has had a tremendous impact on our relationships, both personally and professionally. Some argue that our infatuation with technology has become detrimental to the interaction between individuals, while others argue that these advancements have only enhanced our connectivity and improved our daily lives. Wherever your opinions lie, there is […]

Technology and Its Affects On Our Relationships

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It’s remarkable how many companies ignore common opportunities to earn a little good will from their customers. One thing that’s commonly ignored altogether, or at least taken for granted, is a frustration-free telephone system. If your business relies heavily on customer interaction, particularly for sales, then you owe it to […]

How to Streamline Your Sales with a Cloud Phone System

Cyber Security Day
We all use computers for something in our lives, but for businesses that rely on them, National Computer Security Day is a great reminder to review the security measures you have in place. We’ve discussed in several posts how important it is for your business to keep your security measures […]

National Computer Security Day: Is Your Business Protected?

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The greatest benefits of technological advancements are that they make our lives easier and save us time. In 1930, renowned economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that we would eventually only need to work 15 hours a week as a result of technology. That same year, evolutionary biologist Julian Huxley predicted […]

Workplace Flexibility Now a Reality Thanks to the Cloud

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Every now and again, it seems that the stars align and every customer decides to call your company at the exact same time. While you should never make your customers hold for more than five minutes, you’re not always going to be able to take every call immediately, either. For […]

What does your On-Hold Music Say about You?

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 Businesses are turning to cloud-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and unified communications (UC) solutions for myriad reasons: to control and reduce costs, manage complexity, increase productivity, and enable easier collaboration. But for many organizations, VoIP and UC implementations can be challenging to manage. Luckily, communications service providers (CSPs) can […]

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