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Staying Connected During an Office Move

Posted by Scott Resnick on Tue, Nov 06, 2018

Businesses often move locations for a variety of reasons, the most common being that the company has either grown or downsized and they need a new office to accommodate their current staff size. Other reasons businesses choose to move locations may be a too-small parking lot, a hike in rent, or extended construction going on nearby that makes it difficult for their customers to get to their office.

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Topics: Structured Cabling, Business Phone Systems

Reasons You Are Losing Efficiency Without A Unified Communications System

Posted by Scott Resnick on Tue, Aug 21, 2018

If you think poor communication among your employees isn't costing your business money, it's time to think again.
A survey published in "The Cost of Poor Communications" surveyed 400 companies (all of which had at least 100,000 employees) and it was found each company lost at an average of more than $62 million each year due to issues relating to inadequate communication among employees.
But my company doesn't have 100,000 employees. I barely have 100 employees, so this loss per year doesn't apply to me, right? Hold your horses for just a second.
The average loss per year for small businesses due to poor internal communication is still high according to Debra Hamilton, writer of an in-depth article titled "Top Ten Email Blunders that Cost Companies Money." She states even minimal poor communication among companies with only 100 employees can result in a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. Her exact quote was an average annual loss of $420,000.

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Topics: Telecommunications, VoIP, Business Phone Systems, Unified Communications

Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is. Cloud Based Communication Matters and Here's Why

Posted by Scott Resnick on Tue, Aug 07, 2018

There's a good chance your business takes advantage of various communication modalities, such as voice and email. With cloud-based communications, these modalities can be mixed together seamlessly. More importantly, communication lag is eliminated, which enhances clearer communication.

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Topics: Telecommunications, VoIP, Business Phone Systems, Unified Communications

When Was the Last Time You Talked About How You Talk?

Posted by Scott Resnick on Tue, Jul 31, 2018

For many brands, cloud adoption is well underway, leaving organizations facing a new complexity -- learning how to work in a multi-cloud environment. If your brand is operating in this type of environment, there's a good chance your telecommunications are fragmented. When cloud adoption first increased in popularity a little over a decade ago, many IT teams felt it was a now-or-never jump, and instead of considering what was going to work best for both the current and future status of their brands, they carried out adoption practices quickly and found themselves left with a hybrid telecommunication environment.
By utilizing new technologies, it becomes possible to avoid hybrid environments. For now, let's take a quick look at how to shop for cloud-based communication services and the benefits these services can bring to your company.

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Topics: Telecommunications, VoIP, Business Phone Systems, Unified Communications

The Ever-Evolving Landscape of Cloud-Based Communication

Posted by Scott Resnick on Wed, Jul 18, 2018

There is no denying we are in a transformational period of time in which telecommunication technology is constantly advancing. We are seeing advancements in IP and broadband-based services, telecommunication applications, and even in the devices used to communicate with coworkers and customers.
For now, let's take a quick look at the ever-evolving landscape of cloud-based communications and how a small business can maintain a competitive edge by opting for a cloud-based system.

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Topics: Telecommunications, Business Phone Systems, Unified Communications

How Will 5G Improve Telecommunications Across the Board?

Posted by Scott Resnick on Thu, Jun 28, 2018

News about the coming 5G network rollout has been buzzing for quite some time, but how different will it really be? How will it impact business telecommunications? As a business owner, it is important to understand what’s coming and be prepared for the change.

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Topics: Telecommunications, Business Phone Systems, Unified Communications

What Are the Signs That You Need a New Phone System at Your Office?

Posted by Scott Resnick on Thu, May 24, 2018

Do you have employees who spend a significant part of their work hours on the road?

Have you tried to fix or upgrade your landline phone system as your company has grown, but have been frustrated by the cost or inability to accommodate new employees?

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Topics: Telecommunications, Phone System Tips, Office Management, Phone System Leasing, Business Phone Systems, Cloud Communications, Unified Communications

How to Start Your Home-Based Business

Posted by Scott Resnick on Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Many people want to own their own business, but a much smaller number actually take the leap. 69% of men and 58% of women say that they aim to be their own bosses, yet only four percent of Americans are self-identified entrepreneurs.

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Topics: Telecommunications, Business Phone Systems

Why Phone Calls Still Matter for Today's Businesses

Posted by Scott Resnick on Thu, Aug 24, 2017

In 2017, the majority of businesses are focusing on social media for building relationships with customers. They spend thousands of dollars on marketing experts, who create the most dynamic websites, Facebook pages, and Twitter accounts for them. Instead of a phone hotline on their "Contact Us" pages, you'll find an email address, a forum to fill-in, or an in-website chat messenger. There isn't a phone number to be found!

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Topics: Telecommunications, Business Phone Systems

5 Best New Smartphones for Fall 2017

Posted by Scott Resnick on Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Leaves aren't the only things tumbling from the sky after summer ends. The next generation of Androids and iPhones are also dropping into electronic shops near you. Prepared to be wowed with this collection of the top five smart phones for this year's fall.

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Topics: Business Phone Systems, Cloud Communications

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