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Upgrading Inadequate Business Phone Systems

Dave Haggblad - Monday, June 02, 2014 |

Image representing an old business telephone system Surveys carried out by Dimension Research, on behalf of RingCentral, revealed that 70 percent of traditional phone systems at offices aren’t adequate. It also pointed out that for 45 percent of those offices, integrating mobile devices and remotely located workers is a key issue. Read More...

VoIP Makes Working from Home Possible

Dave Haggblad - Monday, May 26, 2014 |

Image of a man working from his home office Work-from-home is fast emerging as a viable option for both employees and small businesses. Flexibility and cost-effectiveness have both become extremely important. Working from home makes sense for both employees and employers. For employees, it makes it possible for them to strike a better work/life balance. The time and frustration involved with commuting to and from work is eliminated as well. For employers, work-from-home employees are more cost-effective. They do not need to invest in a huge office space and other infrastructure requirement. Read More...

Stop helping people that don't want to be helped

Arlen Peterson - Monday, May 05, 2014 |

Image of a young woman refusing help I see it all the time.  I see a business paying for things they don't have or paying more than they should be.  Then I show them how with a few simple changes they can save hundreds, even thousands of dollars.  They decide not to move forward....even though it literally costs them nothing!

What would YOU do? Do you have money to burn? Read More...

Six Communication Tools Every Business Should Have

Dave Haggblad - Monday, April 28, 2014 |

Image representing a business communication toolbox The key to success for every business, be it a startup or a large organization, is effective communication. This isn’t limited to just interaction with your clients, but also with your employees and vendors, or any other stakeholder. There are several communication tools that your business can use to improve and streamline the communication process. Let’s take a look at six communication tools. Read More...

A Virtual Local Phone Number Can Help You Build Customer Trust

Dave Haggblad - Monday, April 21, 2014 |

Image depicting a receptionist answering a virtual phone line Any service-based business is aware of the importance of building customer trust. For small businesses it is almost directly linked to the financial success of the company. Over the past few years, business leaders have identified trust as the biggest factor in the success of any business. Read More...