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Starts at $30/month
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Tele Receptionist

Starts at $35/month
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Starts at $50/month
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Starts at $80/month

7 Advantages of Incoming Call Answering Services

7 Advantages of Incoming Call Answering Services

The advantages of a phone answering service are dependent on the nature of business operations of your company. However there are some universal benefits that transcend through most company requirements. Having a call answering service does not only save you money but also allows you and your business time to concentrate on other business activities. Business owners can have fewer worries knowing that a professional answering service is handling their incoming calls. Below are seven advantages that satisfy most basic company needs.

Quicker productivity

The biggest distractions that your staff will face at the work place are telephone calls. Call answering interrupts the momentum of your workflow and sets you up for distraction from deep work. It can get even harder to switch back to the workflow after a series of phone calls. With a telephone answering service you can answer all of your calls without disrupting your workflow.

Cost effective

It is expensive to hire a receptionist. If your company is a start up, you will probably have less incoming calls as you are still trying to get a footing into the industry. Getting an answering service will enable you to save money spent on hiring a receptionist and also free up time to concentrate on the core activities of your business

Client list expansion

The most important business activity for any company weather large or small is the acquiring more clients. Even though currently most of the sales are usually made online, there are still growing trends of people preferring to talk to someone before they purchase a product or service. By installing a virtual receptionist in your company, you will be able to stay in touch with your customers anytime.

Better scheduling and planning

Increasing the level of planning and scheduling in your business can be made easy with a trained virtual receptionist. You can use your diary to book, rearrange and cancel appointments without having one appointment clash over another. With a well maintained schedule, any business can benefit from a call answering service.

Improved customer service

Customers appreciate effort put into customer service. When your customers are greeted in a friendly well informed manner, it increases their trust in your business and generates more sales for your company. You can choose to go a step further and offer your virtual receptionist a script or a briefing on product descriptions that are important to most of your customers.

Branding and company image

When you’re a small business, creating the illusion of size towards your customers through branding can improve your business. With a virtual receptionist answering your calls, you can increase the trust of your clients by letting them know that your business is legit and professional. The beauty of a call answering service is that calls are answered at all times. This will help your clients find assistance through your services at all times

Call recording

Without outsourcing a call answering service, in-house call recording can be expensive. With a call answering service, you can keep a record of all calls and review them at your own free time to identify client interest and needs.


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