- April 9, 2015Read more
Phone selling really works if you are up on the latest trends and best practices in phone communication. Whether your prospects and clients are talking, texting, or engaging socially, refined phone sales techniques go a long way toward giving you an extra edge. When you work in a modern-day sales environment, you know the importance in the approach you take and in making a good phone impression. You may have a limited opportunity to engage your prospect and turn a phone call into a sale. Here are some helpful tips to win with phone sales.
- March 16, 2015Read more
If you recently left the coffee shop with more than a cup of joe; in fact, an earful of confidential product release details overheard in a loud and lingering phone call, it is no surprise. With communication options literally at your fingertips, the temptation to answer or place a call from any location at any time seems to be an acceptable practice, with no regard for good old-fashioned manners. In fact, what is phone communication etiquette and who needs it? If you are a business professional, what you do with your mobile devices matters. There are a number of new trends for making phone calls in 2015 that might affect your next business deal.
- March 3, 2015Read more
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) is a common element of all modern VoIP PBX systems. In today’s work environment, 90 percent of corporate calls are answered by an automatic IVR system. Large corporations, banks, stores, and government agencies each generally deploy IVR systems to entertain unique incoming customer calls and queries. This automated system not only saves time and the cost of a live voice but also gives a good first impression to customers. IVR menus are the solution to fast and efficient customer service and assistance.
- January 22, 2015Read more
In the absence of a dedicated system administration team, it is often difficult for an organization to manage its own servers. Administering in-house servers and securing them from various internal and external threats is a daunting task. If you don’t have a dedicated team for your organization’s telecommunications system, including telephony deployment and maintenance, it is best to invest in cloud-based PBX solutions!
- January 6, 2015Read more
“WebRTC is the ability to communicate live with somebody or something as if you were right there next to them. WebRTC fills a critical gap in the web platform as you can communicate in real-time just by loading a web page,” said Justin Uberti, Tech Lead on WebRTC, Google.
In simple words, WebRTC is about real-time peer-to-peer communication via a web browser! This communication may be in the form of voice, data or video. Robust, plugin, and latency-free communication over complex web have been a dream for as long as we can remember. WebRTC is the answer to this long-awaited quest. The vision of WebRTC is to realize real-time communication capabilities (voice, data, and video) in all web browsers.
- December 3, 2014Read more
The new miracle of this century is cloud computing! A steady transition is taking place, and most of the real world applications are being shifted to the cloud for many reasons. One of the most important benefits in a cloud platform is the cost effectiveness of a sophisticated built-in collaboration and sharing mechanism. Both a converged infrastructure and shared services are at the core of the cloud computing philosophy.
- October 20, 2014Read more
Smart planning is always at the core of great projects. If you are going to deploy a PBX system within your organization, it is usually a good practice to draw a rough sketch on a whiteboard or a piece of paper. During this planning process, you come to understand the importance of some steps you might have skipped had you moved directly into the execution phase. It is good practice to define the challenges and goals for your business.
- October 15, 2014Read more
If you seek power in phones for your enterprise, the new Aastra 6800i series is an amazing addition to the Aastra product line by Mitel. Environmentally friendly and easy to deploy, use, and manage, the Aastra 6800i series is designed for big business and high-end productivity. Each Aastra model offers a sleek design that includes a colorful digital display with iconic menu options. When communication is a huge part of your business, Aastra 6800i series phones are the solution for clear and powerful conversation exchange.
- October 6, 2014Read more
Modern PBX revolution started as a result of a rebellion against the huge prices of traditional phone systems. Traditional phone system was a complex combination of expensive hardware, analog telephone lines, with limited telephony features, with long term contracts and the list goes on! Usually a selected team of specialist to be called in case of any issue with a lot of support fees!
- October 3, 2014Read more
As advancing technologies in cloud, mobility, and speed take business communications to new heights, both enterprises and individuals seek a balance between trusted data security, seamless and transparent experiences, and strategic solutions that promote business productivity. Competition is the key driver for expanding Internet businesses, and integrated business communications solutions that support remote workforces and engage customers will give companies an edge. Let’s look at the business communications trends for 2015.