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Toll Free & Local Numbers

  1. Spam Calls: How & Why They’re Happening

    by Published in News & Updates, Toll Free & Local Numbers, Virtual Office, Virtual PBX on

    Trust us, those calls aren’t from Grasshopper, and we’re working to stop the spam call issue. We hate spammers just as much as you do! We’ve received quite a few reports from customers about “Grasshopper spam calls,” which brought our attention to the growing problem of caller ID spoofing and robocalls. We want to take […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 212 Numbers Up for Grabs!

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    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, […]

  5. Toll Free Numbers: What You Need to Know

    by Published in Toll Free & Local Numbers on

    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.

  6. Tracking ROI with 800 Numbers

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

    Here at Grasshopper, we’ve done a LOT of marketing. We’ve run TV ads, radio commercials, pay-per-click ads, email campaigns, banner ads and so on and so forth. It’s a lot to keep track of! How do we know which ones are working and which ones aren’t? The good news is many of these campaigns can […]

  7. 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. […]

  8. Free Accounts for Hurricane-Affected Businesses

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    If you are a business affected by Hurricane Irene, we’d love to provide you with a free three-month Grasshopper account to help you keep your business open and connected (for existing customers, we will credit your account for 3 months, maximum credit $150). You can be set up in five minutes, have incoming calls forwarded […]