McDonald’s Franchise Expands—With ‘Invisible’ 8x8 Phone Service

McDonald's franchisee selects 8x8 cloud phone system

It would be hard to find an environment that’s tougher on phone systems than a restaurant like McDonald’s. In the kitchen area, lots of busy, hurried people are focused like a laser beam on…

Power Outage? VoIP Helps Keep Your Business Communicating

VoIP Sees You Through Power Outages

Ask anybody who does business where the weather gets rough, and they’ll tell you that communications are the key to being the business that stays open even when disaster strikes and the power…

New Year’s Resolution 2015: Never Worry About Missed Calls Again

No missed calls with VoIP

One of the most difficult things for conscientious, ambitious people to do regularly is to schedule time off, take it, and enjoy it. If you recently worried about getting important calls or missing…

Want to Protect Privacy and Project Professionalism? Try a VoIP Phone System

VoIP privacy and professionalism

One of the coolest things about VoIP is that your location becomes strictly your business. Imagine taking work calls that you’ve forwarded to your cell phone—but callers only see the work number and workplace identity. Picture…

Schools: E-Rate Forms and Deadlines Are Changing—Don’t Miss Out!

E-Rate deadlines are approaching

As schools everywhere start breaking for winter recess, educational officials know grades will soon be due. But far fewer realize that the clock is ticking on turning in their E-Rate application forms, and…

Is This Old Phone Myth Holding Your Business Back?

VoIP voice quality myths

Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman and their crew have busted a lot of silly ideas on Mythbusters, but they’ve never taken on the old VoIP sound quality myth. That might be one reason that…

Branch Out, Move Up, Stay Connected

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Managing branch offices is often a problem for expanding businesses. Until recently, your best choice was to have calls go to the main PBX and then transfer them to the other departments. Many…

Office Manager: How to Use Business VoIP to Save Money and Boost Visits

Medical professionals get HIPAA compliant Business Associate Agreement and save money

I’m the office manager for a dental office, and I just have to tell you a secret that we’ve learned in our dental practice: If you have the Internet in your office, you…

Cuomo Says Weird Weather Is the ‘New Normal’—Is Your Biz Ready?

Business VoIP: Tornado weather

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently spoke of serious tornado damage in his state and told crowds that people need to make plans for weather that they previously considered unthinkable. “We don’t get tornadoes in…

Business VoIP Offers Freedom to Balance Work and Family

Business VoIP: Kids ready for 4th of July

It’s easy to feel free on weekends and holidays like the Fourth of July. But how free do you feel Monday through Friday? That’s the real test, and if you hesitate to answer…

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