Economic Development: Business Service Providers Can Help

Economic development is a hot topic just about everywhere. Municipalities looking to increase their commercial tax base, existing businesses looking to increase traffic to their establishments, and service companies looking to expand their markets, all understand the benefits of building a sustainable and strong economic base from which everyone can benefit. Where economic development is concerned, rural areas around the country, where it’s costly to build infrastructure, lag behind metropolitan locales.  We’ve all heard plenty… Read more »

Defining Your Requirements for a New Business Telephone System

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Recently, we posted an article about how to know when you need a new telephone system.  Once you’ve made the decision to buy a new phone system, your next step is to determine what you need that system to do for your business.  Today’s IP business telephone systems offer features and versatility that were virtually non-existent 10 years ago. Your first step should be to compile a list of all your staff along with their… Read more »

One Approach to Improving Digital Literacy

As people of all ages become more engaged with technology and the Internet-of-Things, Digital and Computer Literacy becomes more important. Many believe that the true capabilities of ‘the cloud’ and computer technology have barely been tapped. Even with some of the amazing technology we have at our fingertips today, we’re always looking for more. As communication providers we continually seek out Internet based products and services to better serve our subscribers. For the past few… Read more »

How to Know it’s Time for a New Business Phone System

Businesses are run by people, and unfortunately, while most of us will get pretty excited about a new PC on our desk or a new smartphone to take on the road, only a very rare breed of person gets excited about a new landline phone on their desk at work.  For most businesses though, a good business phone system is still among the most important business tools we use to serve our customers and manage… Read more »

Why Better Broadband Matters for Business Voice Communication

Business voice communications have changed dramatically since the start of the millennium. Along with mobile phone service Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become increasingly popular, with more than 79% of American businesses using the technology in at least one location in 2014. The migration to services is due to cost savings in two key areas: Lower operating expenses, where digital phone lines can eliminate the need for copper telephone wires and SIP trunks provide… Read more »