If you are looking for ways to save your small business money (who isn’t?) switching your phone system is one way. Small business owners who have made the transition from traditional analog plain old telephone service (POTS) to VoIP, which stands for voice over Internet protocol, are enjoying cost savings. That’s because by employing VoIP, you not only send data and video over the Internet; … Continue reading Switching your small business to VoIP? How to get it right
Is 2016 the year your small business will be making the switch to VoIP for your phone system? VoIP, which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, converts voice signals into digital packets and sends them over an IP network. Many small businesses have already made the transition from traditional analog plain old telephone service (POTS) delivered over copper wires to VoIP, according to the 2015 … Continue reading Will your small business be making the call to VoIP in 2016?
What do you really want in your small business phone system? Are you taking advantage of all the features available in today’s phone technology? These were questions posed to 427 capital equipment decision makers at small and medium-sized businesses across the United States in a recent survey commissioned by a maker of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communication systems. The survey identified a number of … Continue reading Is your phone system doing all it can for your small business?
There is encouraging news for small business owners looking to borrow money this year. Alternative lender Biz2Credit reports that its latest Small Business Lending Index indicates that small business loan approval rates by big banks and institutional lenders reached post-recession highs in December. According to the Index, which is a monthly analysis of 1,000 loan applications on Biz2Credit.com, big banks (those with 10+ billion in … Continue reading Small business loan approval up at big banks and institutional lenders
As if finding great employees wasn’t enough of a problem for small business owners, keeping them poses yet another HR challenge. Plantronics Workplace Flexibility Survey of 270 small business owners conducted last year by the Corporate Executive Board found that 44 percent say that finding and retaining talent is the most difficult aspect of HR/labor management. So how are small business owners resolving the challenge … Continue reading Workplace flexibility is the key to finding and retaining small business employees
Looking for a wise investment for the New Year? You might want to consider switching your telephone system to VoIP if you haven’t already. VoIP, which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol, can enhance the phone experience for your callers, boost your team’s productivity, and save your small business money over a legacy plain old telephone service (POTS). Unlike POTS also known as Public Switched … Continue reading Why making the switch to VoIP may be right for your small business