Virtual Phone System Blog

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 service straight out the box! offers a wide variety... Read More, Inc. Receives 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --, Inc. announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named as a recipient of a 2016 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. “We are honored and proud of this recognition, and are thankful to TMC for their ongoing... 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

Cloud Telephony for the Entrepreneur

  When you think about a business phone system, you probably imagine an outdated phone on a desk, or a call placed on hold while it's being transferred, or a light blinking to let you know there are a string of voice messages waiting for you? Definitely a phone on a desk in... Read More 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 service and features. (more…) Read More

Planning a Small Business Computer Network

Wouldn't it be great if your office-space rental came with the perfect network configuration for your business? One can dream. Chances are, you don't have a network engineer on staff, and if you're contracting these services out, you'd like to do some of the planning or at least understand what they're... 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

Get Ready to Grow Your Business in 2016

  Many of our customers are small-business owners. So as we head into 2016 here on the blog, we'll be looking at ways for you to grow your business this year. We're excited to discuss a wide variety of business, marketing and technical topics throughout the month of January. Before we do... Read More

Happy Holidays to our Partners and Family

  We wish our customers, partners and staff members a wonderful time with family and friends over the holidays. May your days be merry and bright, and we wish you a truly successful year in 2016.   Sincerely, The Team 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

Creating a Professional Voicemail Greeting for Your Business

  Many people get nervous when recording a voice message. Add to that the pressure you might feel trying to create a professional greeting for your company's phone number! Here are a few tips on planning and recording a voicemail greeting for your business, followed by the tools that make it much easier... Read More

Going Solo? How to Set Up a Basic Business Phone Service

  Are you just starting out in business? You have an idea, and skills, and a bit of money to get you started. But how on earth do you set up a business phone service?   We have a guide designed just for you, the entrepreneur! We bet your communication needs are as... Read More

More VoIP Features for Less

A recent article from Fit Small Business tags as one of the best—and definitely the most reasonable—alternatives to all of those spendier VoIP phone services. For many good reasons. A few pointers from the article: costs less per month than well-known VoIP providers like RingCentral—around 50 percent less! We're... Read More

GetVoIP and Joel Maloff: You Don’t Need an IT Person to Set Up Your VoIP

Our SVP of Strategic Alliances and Partnerships Joel Maloff may have a fancy title, but behind the scenes, we simply call him Mr. Awesome. You'll get the joke if you watch this ten-minute clip of his discussion with GetVoIP's Reuben Yonatan. For those who only have a couple minutes to spare, we've summarized... Read More Adds Four Next-Gen Yealink T2 Series Desk IP Phones

Whether you're looking for a desk phone that's loaded with features or light on sticker price, you're in luck! We recently added four new Yealink models to our IP phone inventory. Ranging from $64.95 to $149.95, the phones offer great value and come pre-configured to work with service and features. Do you need... Read More

Need for Scalability and Mobility Drives VoIP Adoption in 2015

Do your office phones run on a legacy PBX system that is on its last legs? Are you considering switching to Voice over IP? Turns out, you're not alone. More than 50 percent of business owners looking to switch to VoIP are doing so because they're seeing end-of-life system issues with their old... Read More