What are custom phone greetings?
How to set up a professional phone greeting:
Record business phone greetings on your own or with the help of professional voice actors.
Wear a good headset to record from your computer and upload the file to Grasshopper.
Use our Voice Studio
Or, write your phone greeting script and have a professional voice actor record it, for a small fee.
What are the benefits of business phone greetings?
Explore Grasshopper's features:
Desktop + Mobile Apps
Stay connected with Grasshopper on your desktop, iPhone or Android device.
Get your voicemails transcribed so you can read them without having to listen to the message!
Simultaneous Call Handling
Take calls from multiple people at the same time so no one hears a busy signal.
Record professional messages that welcome your customers when they call in.Learn more about Custom Greetings »
Keep your finger on the pulse of your business with detailed call reports.
Live US-based receptionists can help answer your Grasshopper calls!
Provide updates and quick replies via text messaging on your business number.
Use your internet connection to make and receive calls when cell reception is poor.
Have incoming faxes delivered as PDF attachments right to your email inbox.
Incoming Call Control
Screen callers, block calls and set up custom schedules for your business hours.
Business Phone Number
Choose from our inventory of vanity, local, or toll-free numbers. Or port your own for free!
Route business calls to your personal phone or to another team member.
Set up a voicemail for business calls and get MP3s of your messages through email.
Give employees or departments extensions with their own call forwarding rules.
Place callers on hold and even transfer them to another number when needed.
Automatically send a text to new callers when you can’t answer their call.
Frequently Asked Questions
You absolutely can. Recording by phone is just one way to record your business phone greeting or voicemail greeting with Grasshopper. But for the best quality, we recommend using a mic and headset on your computer to record the file and then upload it to Grasshopper.
Of course! If you have multiple numbers through Grasshopper, you can have each play a different greeting. Just select the number within Settings and choose which pre-recorded phone greeting you’d like to use.
Yes! Grasshopper lets you set up extensions for your employees that customers can search through when they call. You can even record greetings with each employee’s name that will play when searching the name directory.
If you’d prefer to have professionals record your main phone greeting or voicemail greeting, check out the Grasshopper Voice Studio. We have several professional voice actors so you can find the right sound for your business, and we can even record in multiple languages, including French and Spanish. Each recording is a $75 service.