More and more businesses are switching to VoIP telephone services (Voice over Internet Protocol) and it’s not hard to see why.

There are many benefits to using VoIP calling as your main telecommunications system. It can save your business money, boost productivity and provide all the features and freedom a regular landline telephone service can.

The technology has developed and with the availability of consistent and reliable internet bandwidth, you can rely on a high-quality VoIP system to keep up with the needs of your business.

VoIP is growing quickly and will likely become the go-to communications solution of the future. Of course, there are a few drawbacks to using VoIP, such as the reliance on a consistently strong internet connection and issues with emergency calls, but the pros far outweigh the cons here.

Here’s why your business should switch to VoIP calling:

1. It’s Cost Effective

With the economy in the state it’s in and the challenges of growing a business, it’s a wise move to keep costs to a minimum. Using VoIP calling is far cheaper than using a regular telephone service in the long run. The biggest saving here is long-distance call charges. If your business needs to make cross-country or international phone calls regularly then the savings can be substantial. Since VoIP calling is made over your internet connection, long distance calls are usually extremely cheap or even free.

2. It’s As Reliable As The System You Already Use

Since VoIP technology hit the scene, the call quality has vastly improved. In the early days of VoIP, both callers needed to be sitting in front of their computers to have a conversation. Now VoIP calling is limitless. Today’s VoIP services boast feature-full IP phones, mobile apps, easy software calling and ATA device calling, all with landline-equaling call quality. The call quality really rests on the quality of the internet connection and with today’s speedy and stable internet you can enjoy reliable online calls.

3. Calls Are Made Online So You Can Work Remotely

Having a VoIP telephone system in your business means your employees and colleagues can make business calls from anywhere they have access to an internet connection. This makes working from home or from any location much easier. With the growing VoIP technology, you don’t necessarily need a landline or computer – you can link a mobile phone to the VoIP telephone network. This is a great advantage for those businesses that require regular calling and travel – it keeps productivity high!

4. VoIP Can Integrate With All Your Other Communications

If you’re running a business you are probably well aware of the need to keep things organized and in check. You can pair a VoIP system with other communications such as email, business management software, and even analogue phone systems. This gives you the ability to have voicemail messages emailed to you, so you never have to worry about missing a call. What’s more, you can link it to a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software. This opens up all sorts of business avenues. The software will display when the phone rings and show the customer history – giving you the tools to improve customer service!

5. It’s The Future Of Calling

Long-term phone contracts and questionable customer service have been the foundation of traditional phone service providers. VoIP phone services throw that nonsense out the window and gives you simple, cheap and easy internet calling wherever you are. It’s good business!

There are many VoIP providers to pick from and many that specialize in business calling, find the one that fits your business needs and you can make a seamless transition to VoIP calling.

Aaron Foster
Co-founder of a West Coast web consulting firm and a prolific blogger, Aaron is a source to be trusted when it comes to the latest business software solutions. His professional expertise is matched only by his encyclopedic knowledge of Mexican cuisine.
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