VoIP Phone Systems
By Nick Gowdy on April 21, 2011
Last quarter we ran a straightforward promotion for our FreedomIQ customers: spread the word about why you chose FreedomIQ as your trusted hosted VoIP provider and qualify to win a 5-day trip to Hawaii for two. Airfare and resort accommodations included!
We’re pleased to announce the winner as Sy Wemhaner, CEO of eHealthQuest!
eHealthQuest provides health insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses across the country. They provide free professional health insurance advice and quotes for coverage via www.eHealthQuest.com. They have been named by several of the large insurance companies they work with as being one of the fastest growing health insurance brokers in the U.S. And how did they accomplish that, exactly?
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By Nick Gowdy on July 21, 2010
If you’ve heard the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, you’re no doubt familiar with the Goldilocks Principle, the notion that something has to lie within a certain range to be ideal. Too far one direction, and your porridge is too hot/cold, your chair too stiff/fluffy, your bed too hard/soft.
This principle creeps up a lot when it comes to making important purchasing decisions for your business. It’s not just a matter of meeting your most basic needs, but truly satisfying those needs with the optimal solution that fits your budget. This is especially the case in the world of business telephony, where the available solutions run the gamut from “free” to absolutely budget-breaking. Making the right choice involves finding that happy medium for your business. And here’s why, for SMBs, that solution is a hosted VoIP phone system…
By Nick Gowdy on June 24, 2010
IT managers working for an SMB have a tough gig: maximizing the return on every IT dollar spent. With tech budgets shrinking across the nation, there’s an urgent need for every IT product or service a company chooses to deliver higher value at a lower price. Fortunately, this need has resulted in the emergence of a host of cost-effective, productivity-enhancing technologies. Among them, the hosted VoIP phone system leads the charge for smart business communications.
But, if you’re an IT manager, you already knew that. You’ve done your homework. Now it’s time to convince your boss, who may be coming from a different perspective and have different priorities. Here are some tips on how to present a hosted VoIP solution that will get the C-level to sign on the line that is dotted.
By Nick Gowdy on June 9, 2010
If you’re a rapidly-expanding small business in today’s technology-heavy world, you’ve no doubt been faced with countless growing pains as your existing IT solutions are stretched beyond their abilities. With new versions of software released constantly and hardware becoming obsolete after even just a few months, it would seem like nothing is built to scale with your business. Or, even more unlikely, get better after you buy it.
This is where a managed service like hosted VoIP shines: scalability and constantly-updated service. Unlike the PBX of the past, a hosted VoIP phone system isn’t as much an investment in a fixed hardware solution as it is an ongoing partnership with a reliable service provider that will keep you on the cutting edge. Here are just a few of the ways this relationship helps your growing business…
By Nick Gowdy on May 27, 2010
We get a lot of questions from potential customers about what it means to have a hosted VoIP phone system. They typically get the VoIP part – voice-over-IP phone technology has been around long enough for both business and personal use that the average business owner understands the basics. Your inbound and outbound calls are delivered via the Internet to instead of over copper wire.
It’s really more the ‘hosted’ aspect of the service that is relatively new to the world of business communications. Today I’ll cover what it means to have a hosted VoIP PBX, and why a managed phone service is so incredibly valuable for small and medium-sized businesses.