TopConsumerReviews.com Best Business Phone Systems
      November 17, 2018

Home  >  Business Phone Systems  >  Articles

Best Business

Phone Systems

  1. Phone
  2. Virtual PBX
  3. eVoice
  4. Nextiva
  5. Grasshopper
  6. Freedom Voice
  7. 8x8
  8. MegaPath
  9. Kall 8
  10. Ooma
  11. Vonage

Compare Products

  • Select any 2 companies in our reviews to compare them head-to-head!
  • Compare

Your Information Is Secure
Offline Marketing Strategies for Online Businesses Newsletter

Latest Reviews

Bunk Beds

Charm Bracelets

Dating Sites

Eczema

Flower Delivery

Guitar Lessons

Hair Loss

Lice

Menopause Relief

Online Stock Brokers

Watches

 

Related Articles

Can A Business Phone System Grow With My Business?

How Can A Business Phone System Make You Money?

Popular Features of Business Phone Systems

Why Business Phone Systems Really Aren’t Complicated

 

Top Consumer Reviews Articles

TopConsumerReviews.com provides unique articles that you won't find anywhere else on the internet. These articles are designed to help you make the most informed decisions possible.

Popular Features of Business Phone Systems

For most businesses, a business phone system is a vital piece of operating equipment. It is the lifeline between the company and its customers and without one, businesses may find themselves struggling to thrive and bring in new customers.

As important as advertising your business and services is to your success, a customer’s ability to be able to reach out to you is as equally important. That is where the right business phone system comes in handy.

Once you have decided on purchasing a business phone system, you can begin to look at the most popular features of business phone systems to decide if you wish to incorporate any of them into your package.

The most basic features of just about every business phone system on the market are:

  • Automated Attendance/Answering Service. Companies which do not have a need or desire to hire a receptionist with the intention of answering the phones all day long may wish to incorporate this feature. It also is handy to have for after-hours answering. Customers who call your number will be greeted by this automated attendant, which will provide them with a variety of options to direct their call. A list of employees, complete with extension numbers, generally is included in any automated greeting.
  • Tele-conferencing Features. Most companies prefer the ability to be able to use two or more phones at the same time to hold a conference call. In this day and age, more and more business is being conducted over the phone and over internet web services such as Skype, than in person.
  • Voicemail Services. Unless your employees are literally chained to their desks, including voicemail as part of your package always is a good idea. Customers who call during lunch hour, while an employee is on break or during non-office hours still have the option to leave a message and have their needs met.

Other basic features which are generally included in any business phone system include call hold, call forwarding, speed dial, redial, paging, music on hold and a back-up source of power that will keep the phone system going for up to an hour in the event of a power failure.

As with any product, there also is the “Cadillac model” for business phone systems. These are the systems which cost the most, but also offer all of the bells and whistles that large companies often prefer.

Once you have decided which features are most important for the operation of your business, do your research. There are multiple companies which offer business phone systems, but not all are created equally. Ask for customer recommendations and seek reviews for the system prior to purchasing.

Phone scam costs Memphis franchisees a day's profits, Better Business Bureau warns

Phone scam costs Memphis franchisees a day's profits, Better Business Bureau warns Memphis business are losing money in a phone scam, the Better Business Bureau reported. Check out this story on comme...

Published:  Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:36:00 GMT



How VoIP transforms a company's telephone system

Today, over 140 years later, a phone call is still a critical component of day-to-day business all over the world. However, traditional landline telephone technology, which uses copper wire to transmi...

Published:  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:09:00 GMT



CenterPoint warns of scammers targeting customers over the phone

The number they were calling from is almost identical to a real CenterPoint number. "I've spoken to another business owner this morning that had the exact same phone call." said Solomon. CenterPoint o...

Published:  Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:36:00 GMT



A $580 phone from a small smartphone maker that competes against Apple and Samsung has been selling out at around 50% of T-Mobile stores nationwide

a source familiar with the matter told Business Insider. Notably, the OnePlus 6T is the first phone from OnePlus to be sold by a US carrier. For many T-Mobile customers, especially those who don't rea...

Published:  Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:07:00 GMT



Comcast Xfinity: Hours spent on phone trying to straighten out bill

Check out this story on app.com: ...

Published:  Fri, 16 Nov 2018 02:19:00 GMT



Chinese phone makers, licensing business drive Qualcomm beat

(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) beat analysts' expectations for fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Wednesday, helped by demand from Chinese smartphone makers targeting emerging markets and a newer ...

Published:  Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:53:00 GMT



Global Satellite Phone Market 2019-2023 | Growth Analysis and Forecast | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio's global satellite phone market research report forecasts the market to grow at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period. The constellations of nano and micro sa...

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:03:00 GMT



Trai seeks public view to make paper telephone bill optional

Last date for public comments on the paper is December 10 and for counter comments is December 24, 2018. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndica...

Published:  Fri, 16 Nov 2018 02:20:00 GMT



This Business Wants to Hack Your Phone While You're Asleep. Here's Why You Should Let It

Imagine getting into bed tonight. You dock your phone in its charger, set the alarm, and just before dimming the lights, you start up your new app. It invites hackers to take over your phone. This isn ...

Published:  Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:09:00 GMT



Share Us!    Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Twitter Share TopConsumerReviews.com on LinkedIn Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Google+ Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Pinterest

Home      About Us      Terms & Conditions      Privacy Policy      Contact Us      Disclosure