How 24/7 Live Phone Answering Improves Your Business

Small Business CEO

A 24/7 live phone answering service can go a long way in solving this problem and improving your business’s bottom line. … The post How 24/7 Live Phone Answering Improves Your Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management phone answering service

How to Choose a Business Phone System

Small Business CEO

Your business phone system is your company’s lifeline to suppliers, customers, and the world. That’s the reason why it’s crucial to choose the right and best business phone system as it can have operational and financial repercussions if you use the wrong one for your business.

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Amplify Your Phone Sales: 10 Powerful Tips for Selling Over the Phone

Small Business CEO

Are your phone sales lackluster? But unlike the internet where you case a wide net and see what you catch, phone sale is a focused process that you need to perfect if you want to succeed. Read on to learn how to be wildly successful when making phone sales.

5 Awesome Productivity Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

I n the age of smart phones and apps, having information at your fingertips is simple. While it may seem a little extravagant and unnecessary, having a barcode scanner in your phone can actually save time and money. With Document Scanner , your smart phone can scan the paper and convert it to a PDF file, making it easy to send as an attachment in email or save to a file and stop worrying about losing the hard copy. International phone calls can be made at a discounted rate.

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Why I Discourage Phone Calls. Should You?

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve had a couple of people mention the fact that my phone number isn’t so easy to find on my Clerical Advantage website. Because I tend to discourage phone calls. It’s not that I don’t communicate by phone, in fact I do coaching calls, client consultations and more via phone. I certainly see value in a phone (or Skype) call for certain situations. Don’t mistake me saying that I discourage phone calls for discouraging contact.

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Amazon's Shopping and Showrooming Phone

Small Business Labs

  The phone is priced at $199 to $299 with a two-year contract. Amazon is a retailer, so it's not surprising their new cellphone would be built for shopping. It's key feature is called Firefly, which uses object recognition software so that users can scan items and then buy them immediately on Amazon. It can also recognize sounds and link back to the music, movies and TV shows they come from.

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Why Using Personal Phone Numbers Looks Unprofessional

Small Business CEO

You can’t grow your business using your personal phone. More importantly, if you use your personal phone for business, it will make your business look unprofessional in the eyes of potential buyers. You can set up a VoIP line and still take business calls on your cell phone. In the future, however, your VoIP phone number can grow along with your business. … The post Why Using Personal Phone Numbers Looks Unprofessional appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

Mobile Phone Recycling – Promoting Proper Disposal of Electronic Gadgets

Eco-Office Gals

Mobile phone recycling is the best practice to save the planet and also to generate money in the process. Improper disposal of phones only fills out the landfills. Despite an economic downturn, the consumption of cell phones is on a steady rise. Every youngster anywhere in the world replaces a phone almost every 18 months. Thus, mobile phones hardly have a life-cycle of 2 years. With the use of mobile phones, network consumption has also increased over time.

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The Art of the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

What comes to mind when you think about a phone interview? The post The Art of the Phone Interview appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner interview tips Job Advice JTL Services phone interview Raleigh RecruiterFor most people, the image of just a guy at home sitting at his desk, with his top half wearing a nice suit and tie, bottom half covered only by a pair of American Eagle boxers comes to mind. He’s on his computer when […].

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Tidy Way to Charge Your Phone

Clutter Coach

This adorable wall socket cover provides a spot to park your phone while it's charging. The antlers are rubber, so they'll grip the phone, plus there's more antler space for draping the cord. The post Tidy Way to Charge Your Phone appeared first on Clutter Coach. Originally posted 2009-01-06 18:56:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. And they come in three deer varieties!!! There's another model to cover a light switch.

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5 Tips for Effective Phone Management

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Tips for Effective Phone Management appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Schedule a time for the phone call if you are having problems making a connection. You just finished reading 5 Tips for Effective Phone Management ! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post 5 Tips for Effective Phone Management appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. The telephone has been a part of our lives for so long we probably don’t even think of it as technology.

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Preparing for the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Preparing for the Phone Interview On April 22, 2010, In Uncategorized , By CareersDoneWrite.com 0 It has become commonplace for companies to conduct phone interviews before bringing candidates in for a full screen. Many of my clients have asked me to help them prep for a phone interview.

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6 Amazing Virtual Phone Tools That Can Replace Grasshopper

Small Business CEO

If your business involves managing inbound calls, using a business VoIP phone service can’t be ignored. One popular business VoIP phone service is Grasshopper. … The post 6 Amazing Virtual Phone Tools That Can Replace Grasshopper appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Tidy Way to Charge Your Phone

Clutter Coach

This adorable wall socket cover provides a spot to park your phone while it's charging. The antlers are rubber, so they'll grip the phone, plus there's more antler space for draping the cord. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Tidy Way to Charge Your Phone appeared first on Clutter Coach. And they come in three deer varieties!!! There's another model to cover a light switch.

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Ways to Find Someone Using Phone Number

Small Business CEO

The time has evolved this much that you can even find anyone on the Internet by using any information that you know, like their name, phone number, address, or appropriate information. … The post Ways to Find Someone Using Phone Number appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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7 Ways to Make a Good Impression on the Phone

On The Job

But so does the phone conversation with the women was yelling at her kids every few minutes without turning away from the phone ("I TOLD YOU I'M ON THE PHONE! As employers try to whittle down what can be hundreds of applicants vying for one job, they're turning more to phone interviews to screen candidates and streamline the process. People are answering the phone with a 'Hey, how ya doin'?' What other phone tips do you have?

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Moxie Tip 329: No More Phone Tag

Virtual Moxie

I hate being interrupted, and I hate playing phone tag. That's so true that my voicemail (office and mobile) is set up witha greeting meant to get more people to send me email so that I’m not interrupted. In part, it shares that if there’s any time sensitivity to what they need, they’d be smart to send it via email rather than leaving voicemail.

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Phone Coaching to Get You Organized

Clutter Coach

Click the link above for more details, or the one under Phone Coaching in the left column. As always, the initial half hour phone consultation is free. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Phone Coaching to Get You Organized appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Getting yourself organized is not rocket science. Unless the Muppets' game "One of These Things Is Not Like the Others" left you scratching your head, you can sort stuff into categories.

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How to Manage Your Phone Call Mayhem

Productivity Bits

Here at Finmouse we use approximately 5 packs of post-its a week, we have an average of 500 plus contacts in our Phone Books, we talk to at least 50 phone contacts a day and probably have to remember 30 to 40 tasks related to those contacts. To get rid of this phone call mayhem, we came up with Call Reminder Notes an app that allows you to assign Reminder Notes to Phone Contacts, showing Reminder Notes during call with that Contact. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits.

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Why Local Startups Should Use a Local Phone Number

Small Business CEO

Entrepreneurs can give their businesses a significant boost in credibility by signing up for a local VoIP phone number. Many, however, forget that a considerable segment of consumers still prefers familiar and time-tested phone communication. … The post Why Local Startups Should Use a Local Phone Number appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management business phone local phone number

4 Tips for Doing Well in a Surprise Phone Interview

On The Job

I've written before about phone interviews , and my friend Scot Herrick over at Cube Rules recently addressed the issue in a helpful post. I think anyone can do well in a phone interview if they're prepared, but what happens when you get an ambush call? into the phone as you step in dog barf (the dog didn't like the cushion so much) and suddenly your career is teetering on the abyss. Have copies of your resume and talking points near the phone.

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5 Things to Help You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

They think they'll get some kind of warning that a phone interview will take place, when that's often not the case. Sometimes a hiring manager will just pick up the phone and call. While it's tempting to pick up the phone immediately when you see on caller ID that it's a hiring manager, it's better to get to a quiet space -- or wake up -- before you attempt a serious conversation. Before you pick up the phone, take a deep breath so that you don't sound winded or rushed.

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5 Ways to Nail a Surprise Phone Interview

On The Job

I think anyone can do well in a phone interview if they're prepared, but what happens when you get an ambush call? into the phone as you step in dog barf (the dog didn't like the cushion so much) and suddenly your career is teetering on the abyss. Children with less than stellar telephone-answering skills should be asked to refrain from answering the phone, unless they can tell from caller i.d. Don't answer the phone when you're in rush hour traffic or eating lunch.

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10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Write it down on a piece of paper, preferably a phone-message pad. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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Phone Answering: In-house or Outsource?

Small Business CEO

… The post Phone Answering: In-house or Outsource? Management phone answeringA receptionist is usually the person who gives your customers and prospects a lasting impression of your business. Much like the greeter at an exclusive condominium complex, or delivery driver from your new favorite restaurant. A good impression makes it much easier to maintain relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners.

Is Your Phone Hurting Your Career?

On The Job

Are you being held hostage by your phone? In my personal experience, mindlessly relying on my phone and computer has been a useful, albeit insidious, way of avoiding uncomfortable feelings," writes Charlotte Lieberman , a New York-based writer and editor in the HBR article. I know that phones are helpful for a variety of workplace issues, but let's look at when you need to avoid them on the job: When you're unhappy. Don't rely on your phone to entertain you.

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How to Win the First Impressions Game: Start with Your Phone Answering Service

Small Business CEO

… The post How to Win the First Impressions Game: Start with Your Phone Answering Service appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Economy & Environment phone answering serviceAs the popular saying goes, “first impression is the last impression”.

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Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

Professional Assistant Blog

Use A Phone Call Log! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc? If youre looking for a business phone system , check out the PBXs that are currently on the market. Home About Me Advertise Who Called?

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This is How You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

For many job seekers, the first interaction they have with an employer is over the phone. But for some, it may be the first and the last contact if they’re not prepared to follow proper phone interview etiquette. There are several phone interview etiquette issues you need to think about when preparing for a call from an employer. Also—there are several you need to be prepared for when you’re not expecting a call from an employer.

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Some of the Best GTD Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

There are many different GTD apps that are available for Android phones. All cell phone plans and phones make downloading apps easy to do for your android phone. Android phones are typically able to access an Android Market in order to download the apps. The app is like having a “to do” notebook right on your cell phone. It is a free app for Android phones 1.5 You must have Google syncing on your phone in order to use it.

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We Know We're Rude With Our Phones -- But We Don't Do Anything About It

On The Job

Employees used their phones to do just about everything -- banning them from work would be like asking them to work with both hands tied behind their backs. But the one thing that hasn't changed is that people are still annoying others with their phone use. They still yell into their phones. They still goof off on their phones instead of working. Eighty percent say it's inappropriate to check a phone during a meeting, but 50% admit doing it.

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Answering Your Phone: Is it You or Memorex?

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on August 25, 2010 under Telephone Moments | 2 Comments to Read Often our first interaction with our customer is over the phone. A+ – you answer the phone personally with a warm greeting and a smile on your face F - they have several confusing options with a menu that goes on forever, none of which pertain to every caller It is time to try on the shoes of your customer.

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Desk Phones Vs. Softphones – Which one is better?

Small Business CEO

Desk phones are going out of trend. In fact, most of the decision makers have already migrated to soft and VoIP phones according to recent Frost & Sullivan survey. It is hardly surprising why many firms in first world nations have switched to softphones and left PBX-based phone behind. A mid-grade, voice only desk phone costs nearly $100. … Economy & Environment Human Resources business communication desk phones softphones

5 Options for Setting Appointments that Don’t Require a Phone

Tips From T. Marie

If you’re someone who has done business the traditional way for years you may not be able to fathom the idea of an office that doesn’t rely on the phone to do business. The truth is, while a well-planned and scheduled phone call is still a relevant business tool, a lot of time is wasted on the phone that could be better spent. Click To Tweet For example, how many times have you, your assistant or receptionist played phone tag trying to schedule a meeting or appointment?

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To Produce, Consume, or Just Leave My Phone in My Pocket

Productivityist

Then Kelly and Ferriss agreed on something I hadn’t thought of, their phones are poor input devices. It isn’t easy to produce something on our phones, so why focus on it when you can do better work someplace else? I couldn’t search online nearly as quickly, I lacked the efficiency of keyboard shortcuts, and my phone was starting to lag. Okay, so using my phone as an input device didn’t work – but that was only one side to the coin.

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More Global Mobile Phone Subscribers Than People by 2015

Small Business Labs

I was reading GigaOm Pro's Global Mobile Subscriber Forecast and noticed that by 2015 the world will have quite a few more global mobile phone subscriptions than people.    As the chart below shows, GigaOm is projecting that there will be a bit over 8 billion global mobile subscriptions in 2015.    The UN is currently projecting global population in 2015 to be about 7.3 billion. 

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Smartphone Sales to Over Take Feature Phone Sales in 2011

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « 1 in 8 Consumers Forecasted to Cut or Eliminate Cable TV in 2010 | Main | An Overview of the Non-Profit Sector » May 12, 2010 Smartphone Sales to Over Take Feature Phone Sales in 2011 Nielsen is forecasting that smartphone sales in the U.S. will exceed "dumb" phones in 2011.  There is lot's of more information at [link] Posted by: Mark Tinger | May 14, 2010 at 11:42 AM Smart phone sales is a trend.

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How to Beat the Competition: 24/7 Phone Answering Service

Small Business CEO

… Information Technology business competition phone answering serviceA common complaint among small business owners is the battle to beat out the competition that exists in this day and age. Since businesses open and close every year, estimates as to how many companies there are in the world are hard to make. Some experts place numbers well over 100,000,000 global businesses operating at any one time.

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8 Ways Cell Phones Can Harm Your Health

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a link to an article that you might be interested in regarding the use of cell phones as it relates to your health. harm administrative professional eating healthy Administrative Assistant cell phone banSince we all use this technology I thought it would be a timely reminder that moderation is probably the best rule of thumb: [link].

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