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Quick Guide: Using Your Free Conference Bridge

  Did you know that every Phone.com extension on your account includes a FREE conference bridge, allowing your team to run conference calls with ease? Yes, free conference calling! There are some great benefits to this free feature, including: High definition voice quality Up to 500 participants Unlimited minute usage Here's how... Read More

City of Newark Moves to Cloud-based Phone Service

  Yesterday we announced a partnership with the City of Newark, the largest city in the State of New Jersey. Local government offices there are now using our cloud-based phone service in many departments and offices across town. City of Newark CIO Seth Wainer: “We formed a true partnership with Phone.com that will indeed lead us... Read More

Quick Guide: Screening Your Business Calls

  The benefit of using your mobile phone for business calls is that you can carry your office in your pocket or purse. Read voicemail, run a conference call, send a fax. But the down side is that you might receive business calls when you're off the clock, visiting with friends... Read More

Take Your Office Wherever Your Smartphone Goes with Our New Android App

Download and get our FREE 30-day/100-minute trial. Turn your Android phone into a work extension >   Ever buy something that was just so new and shiny, so packed with great features, you couldn't wait to try it? We feel that way about our new Mobile Office app for Android. Fresh design, faster operation,... Read More

Quick Guide: Recording Your Phone Calls

  Lawyers, therapists, realtors, notaries, call centers, utilities, banks—there are many types of businesses that rely on call recording to keep a record of conversations for legal or monitoring purposes. Phone.com offers free inbound call recording that you can activate manually on any call. You can also enable premium recording on your outgoing... Read More

Replace Your Fax Machine with Phone.com Internet Fax

If you've been in business a while, you might have an old fax machine gathering dust in a corner of your office. And you probably have to figure out how to use it every time you need to fax a document. Remember checking the fax machine every minute or so, to... Read More

Cloud Telephony for the Growing Business

So you’ve gone from launching your business, to adding your first staff, and building a solid following. Your customers love what you do, so much so that demand is growing rapidly. The market is ready for you to duplicate your success in other locations. As your business grows, so does... Read More

Quick Guide: Managing Your Time with Phone.com Schedules

  You don't want your business phone ringing all times of the day and night, and you certainly don't want it ringing through to your mobile number on the week end! Phone.com Schedules let you manage how calls are handled evenings, weekends—any time really! With schedules, you can specify a set of... Read More

The Bell Farm Interphone: A Sixties Solution to Rural Call Handling

Source: The TCI Library   Today, farmers oversee the running of vast farms with the help of technology—web-based platforms for ordering supplies, managing soil quality and crop rotation, and troubleshooting animal care. When they're out in the field, they also check weather, text their staff and families, and call their financial... Read More

Got Dial Tone? A Guide to Get You Going!

You've just signed up for Phone.com service. The desk phone you ordered has arrived in the mail. Congratulations! So you follow the set up instructions, pick up the receiver and ... silence. Nothing. Nada. Rest assured, silence on the other end of the phone and poor call quality are hardly ever... Read More

Cloud Telephony for the Small Business

If you're the owner of a small company, you know the dilemma: There are seven or eight of you in the office, you all come and go, working different hours. You need a phone service that offers a common platform—with resources you can all share, features that serve your customers... Read More

Quick Guide: Ordering a New Phone or Adapter

  Last week, we added eight new desk and conference phone models to our line up! The new Polycom and Yealink models offer all the features you need, at different price points, and they arrive pre-configured, ready to work with your Phone.com service straight out the box! Phone.com offers a wide variety... Read More

Hold the Muzak! Using Hold Music to Your Best Advantage

It's everyone's least favorite part of calling a service company. "Could I place you on hold for a moment?" Well, do I have an option? Didn't think so. One of the worst parts of being on hold, is the hold music that goes with it, also known as elevator music (because... Read More

Phone.com Adds More IP Phones To Help You Work

Whether you're looking for a desk phone that's loaded with features, or a conference phone so you can better hear your callers and be heard, we've got new options in our lineup! All of these phones come pre-configured to work with Phone.com service and features. (more…) Read More

Adjusting Your Phone System to Your Growing Business

  One of the hardest things in business is being able to plan for growth—to accurately gauge the resources you'll need in the coming months and years. If you're thinking about adding an office in another country, how do you know how much space to rent or how many people... Read More

Growing Your Tech Business Through Channel Partners

This post appeared first on TMCnet.     As of early 2016, small businesses (those with under 250 employees) employ more people in the United States than larger enterprises (56.1 million vs. 51.6 million). In fact, it’s estimated that more than half of all workers in the USA will be... Read More

Optimizing Your Business Phone System for Younger Customers

  When customers call your business, what do they hear? A message stating your hours and asking them to leave voicemail? Outdated hold music? Some business owners see setting up greetings and phone menus as a chore, rather than a key part of their service or brand promotion. Hold music and menu settings... Read More