Three quick ways to cut your business telephone bill
Clearly telephone communication is essential for businesses of all sizes. However, you still want to keep your overheads as low as possible and your business telephone system is a good place to make savings.
cut your business telephone bill with these tips, they will help you keep in touch with clients and customers whilst making sure your bill is no more than it needs to be.
Make sure you are getting the best deal
Ensure you shop around and that you are getting the best deal on your business telephone system, calls and line rental. Comparing business telephone and business broadband services can flag up areas where large savings can be made. Switching is quick and easy these days and well worth it for a better deal.
VOIP business telephone systems offer a way of making phone calls over the internet, rather than via a traditional landline.
Using VOIP will cut your business telephone costs. VOIP service providers can offer much lower rates than traditional phone companies because they don’t have the same infrastructure to maintain. In addition, you do not need a separate phone and internet plan, which offers significant scope for saving money.
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Whilst staff should of course be able to use the phone when necessary, it is worth talking to them about saving money where it is possible and practical to do so. Sometimes it will be better and much cheaper for staff to send an email, or use instant messaging or VOIP than to make a landline call. A good example is when calling abroad.
You can also brief employees who need to make a lot of calls on how to keep phone calls efficient and cost-effective, yet professional and friendly.
A business telephone policy can help with educating staff on keeping call costs down.
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