If you're looking to save more money in 2018, you're not alone. In fact, nearly 40% of people have committed to spending less in the New Year, according to YouGov. While you may have good, but short-lived intentions to eat in more often or do less online shopping, one thing you can easily save money on all year long is your business phone.
Chances are you are spending way too much on your traditional business phone system and not getting all the features you want. So now is the time to replace it with a virtual PBX system. This type of virtual business phone system is entirely in the cloud and connects to the mobile device you already own, saving you tons on extra equipment and set up fees, and offering total convenience for on the go communications. Most virtual PBX systems also come with a slew of professional features you'll need to propel your business into high gear this year. With easy set up and no hassle maintenance, this will be the one resolution you can keep.
Here's what you need to know:
1. No new equipment costs
Virtual phone systems are just that – virtual –which means it requires no hardware to buy or set up. Virtual numbers allow you to transform your smartphone into a full business phone system by connecting your new business line to ring to your cell, and also to any other phone(s) of your choice.
2. Free professional features
Virtual phone systems hook you up with a slew of enterprise level features. Some services, like Voxox Cloud Phone, give many of those capabilities to you for free. From time saving features like auto-attendant and voicemail transcription, to business SMS and fax, every communication feature your business needs will be with you wherever you go.
3. Phone numbers that fit your business
Every business has its own communication needs, which is why many virtual phone systems offer both toll free and local numbers. Voxox Cloud Phone gives you the option to have multiple numbers available within a single account. You can even port and use your existing number so you won’t have to update clients or change your business cards.
4. Pay for only what you need
Most virtual phone systems allow you to avoid expensive contracts with affordable month-to-month service and/or pay as you go options. Some also let you add or remove numbers and extensions as your business needs change, meaning, if your business grows, it’s easy to have your plan grow with you – without breaking the bank. Some systems (Voxox Cloud Phone included!) offer a 30-day free trial so you can try it out for yourself!
5. Online management
Virtual phone systems are fully managed in the cloud so you can manage your account on the fly. For example, Voxox Cloud Phone allows you to pay your bill, update users, add numbers and see usage accounts right from your personal dashboard. The user experience is simple, but contains robust features and functionality.
6. Easy set-up
With no outdated hardware to figure out or cords to tangle up, a virtual business phone system can be set up and working in just minutes. To get started, choose your provider of choice, sign up, and choose a number. It’s really that easy. Setting up more advanced business calling like menus and other customized features (pressing 1 for sales and 2 for accounting, etc.) is pretty simple too!
Virtual phone systems enable small businesses to quickly, easily, and affordably set up business phone numbers without having to purchase hardware or establish expensive contracts with local carriers. So what are you waiting for? Go make your New Year’s resolution of spending less a reality. Sign up for a virtual PBX service now and start saving.