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Mobile Marketing for the Holiday Season

The mobile market is booming, with the use of smartphones, tablets and other smart devices growing more and more each year. This growth opens up a number of mobile marketing opportunities, and the smart companies are making sure that their mobile bases are covered. Even small business owners are finding... Read More

The Phone.com Channel Partner Program (CPP) – Serving the Needs of Customers

The Phone.com Channel Partner Program (CPP) started in October 2010. The impetus was quite simple: Phone.com customers saw a reliable, cost effective, and forward-thinking solution for their voice communications needs and wanted to sell it to their clients and customers! Fast forward to today and the CPP has 360 members!... Read More

Some Statistics on Millennials Starting Businesses

Millennials are often seen as being innovative and tech-savvy, so many in the business world expect them to be part of the next big wave of entrepreneurs. It makes sense, after all; millennials are already taking over for the baby boomers when it comes to things like property ownership, so... Read More

Setting Up a New Home Office? Be Sure to Follow These 6 Steps

Working from home can be great, but it can also cause your productivity to take a major hit. Home is where all of your stuff is, so it’s easy to become distracted by the TV across the room or the countless unfinished projects that you have lying around. This is... Read More

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Small Business Leader?

Running a business isn’t easy, as any small business owner will tell you. Some underestimate just how much day-to-day work is involved in keeping a small business in the black, and as a result find their businesses struggling to simply stay afloat. Of course, there’s a big difference between keeping... Read More

Video Chat Update Brings New Features

A new version of Phone.com Video Chat has been released bringing many improvements and new features. Be sure to refresh your browser to get the new version. One of the most requested features added is the ability to push a meeting directly to your web calendar. Users can now push... Read More

How to Choose an IP Phone (Part 2 of 2)

This is Part Two in a two-part series. You can read Part One here. We’ve already talked some about what IP phones are and how they can help your business. There are a lot of things to consider, though, so it’s worth discussing a bit more in-depth. In addition to... Read More

Phone or Email: Is There a Better Way to Communicate with Clients?

Communication is essential in business. This is especially true when you’re in a line of work where you take on individual clients. Regardless of the type of work that you do, your clients will have certain expectations that you need to meet. If you’re not able to effectively communicate with... Read More

Small Business Social Media on a Shoestring Budget

Social media is big business, and if your business wants to really succeed then there’s a good chance you’ll need some sort of a social media presence. Unfortunately, big social media pushes can cost big money. If you’re running a small business, you may not be able to afford a... Read More

8 Ways to Better Manage Your Time During the Workday

Time management is essential to being productive during the workday. Unfortunately, it’s easy to get distracted by the people and events surrounding you. That’s not even getting into the various distractions you’ll find online… have you ever fallen down a Wikipedia hole at work while trying to look something up?... Read More

Personalize Your Commercial Phone Systems with Greetings

Once you’ve got it set up, you might not give much thought to your company’s phone system. After all, this is the age of the Internet… your phones may not even be the primary way that your customers connect with your business. That doesn’t mean that your phone system isn’t... Read More

Choosing an IP Phone for Your Business

This is part 1 of a 2 part blog. You can read part 2 here. IP phones are becoming increasingly common these days. Not only are they popular for residential use, but they’re showing up more and more at businesses as well. VoIP services offer a lot of options that... Read More

6 Ways to Relieve Stress After a Busy Workday

Work can be stressful even on a good day. It’s even worse on busy or hectic days, when you barely have enough time to do everything that you need to do. It’s days like that when you want nothing more than to get out of there and find a way... Read More

Are You a Mobile Entrepreneur?

Once upon a time, being an entrepreneur meant that you had an office space to work from which you might occasionally pack up and move to another building as businesses grew and evolved. This became less common over time, with entrepreneurs gravitating more toward coworking spaces where they shared office... Read More

One Billion People Worldwide Are Using VoIP

As far as trends and use go, Voice over IP, better known as VoIP, is big. You may not realize just how big of a business it is, though. According to the latest statistics, it’s expected that there will be one billion people using VoIP services by the end of... Read More

Is Your Phone Keeping You Up at Night?

Smartphones have changed the world, but are they keeping you up at night? With just a touch we can have instant access to news, sports, weather, games and even the Internet. For many people, their phone is the first thing they check in the morning and the last thing they... Read More

7 Types of Information You Must Include in a Good Phone Message

Many people dread having to leave a phone message when they call someone. Even if you know exactly what you were calling about, having to condense everything into a short message on the fly can be nerve wracking. Think about it… how many times have you left a message and... Read More