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Toll Free & Local Numbers

  1. 212 Numbers Up for Grabs!

    by Published in Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    212 numbers definitely have a reputation that precedes itself.  If you’re a New Yorker you probably understand what it means to have a 212 number. They have been referred to as the new “rent controlled apartment”, a status symbol (you’re considered a techie or early adopter with one of these numbers), and even sexy.  So, […]

  2. Grasshopper vs. Google Voice: What’s the Difference?

    by Published in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

      With the launch of Google Voice this past year, awareness surrounding the virtual phone, virtual pbx, hosted pbx industry has skyrocketed, and here at Grasshopper we have been fortunate enough to enjoy the benefits. More awareness means more people wanting to know what a virtual number is, what a virtual phone system is, how […]

  3. When Will We Finally See the Death of the Phone Book?

    by Published in Marketing & Brands, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    Information is everywhere — in our homes, on our phones, on our televisions. We’ve got web-based city guides like Yelp and Citysearch, location-based apps like Foursquare and Gowalla, and search engines at our fingertips to help us track down any lost address, new phone number, or updated business listing we need. And yet, every few months […]

  4. The Art of Picking the Perfect Vanity Number

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    If your company does business via phone or uses display advertising, a vanity toll-free number is a must. Expecting rushed viewers to remember a random 10 digit string is simply unreasonable, and relying on this could destroy the bottom line. However, not all of these numbers are created equally. While any vanity number is certainly […]

  5. 5 Low Cost Actions to Start Your Business in 2011

    by Published in Entrepreneurship, Startup, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    Over at Grasshopper Group there’s a great post on how to stick to your 2011 resolution of starting a business. We included several tips including “Think big”, “Think small”, “Keep your resolution every day” and finally, “Hold yourself accountable”. One of the tips under “hold yourself accountable” is to actually do something for your business. […]

  6. FCC Delays 855 Number Release

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    After previously announcing 855 toll free numbers would be released on October 2nd, the FCC has issued an order to delay the release to October 9th. For customers that pre-ordered 855 numbers, we will use the same process to obtain your number this Saturday. For those who are waiting to purchase 855 numbers, they will […]

  7. Number Porting is Already Here!

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      There’s been a lot of talk about number porting the past two weeks with Google’s announcement that they will begin doing so for Google Voice users. This is exciting news for individuals using Google Voice and it’s great for us because it brings headlines to a feature that we often forget to talk about! […]

  8. Toll Free Numbers: What You Need to Know

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    No matter what market your company is in, every legitimate business needs a way for their customers to contact them. When you start out small, you can often get away with using your local office line, but as you expand, add departments, and grow your customer base, the front desk phone may not be enough to handle your needs. This is when it makes sense to get a toll free number and begin taking phone calls like the big boys of the industry. The following guide to toll free numbers explains how to go about getting a catchy, custom number for a reasonable price.

  9. 5 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Toll Free Number

    by Published in Small Business, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    Does your business have a toll free number? Well, why not? A toll free number can be an indispensable business asset, regardless of your company size.  The benefits of having a toll free number are endless.  It goes beyond just brand recognition and credibility; toll free numbers can also increase your sales and ROI. Here […]