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Compelling Events: 6 Reasons To Change Business Voice Service

Although no one would argue that your business communications are not important, it typically takes a compelling event before change happens.  New clients and customers usually contact your business by phone. Missed calls mean lost revenue, unhappy customers or both.  Your business communication needs are too important to leave to chance. However, most companies are…

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bundles

The Problem with Bundles:  3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Get Tangled Up

There are lots of articles that focus on the benefits of bundles and bundling your business services.  Most articles focus on getting a “good” price by tying together 2 or more services from one provider. Although this can be true, there are also some pitfalls you should consider before locking yourself into a bundle.  After…

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poor service

The Hidden Cost of Poor Service

When making decisions about business services and technology, many business owners make the mistake of focusing only on the bottom-line expense.  There can be other hidden costs of poor service in the form of time it takes your internal staff to get support and fix issues, if the service does not work reliably. While bottom-line…

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business tools

5 Business Tools we couldn’t live without

We all have business tools we use at work.  Most of the time, you can break them down into two categories: (1)  Those we like and (2) The rest that we deal with. There are some that are awesome and others that we would just rather forget about.  The ones that haunt you at night…

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Unified Communications

What Is Unified Communications? (And why it matters for your business)

Perhaps you have heard the buzz surrounding Unified Communications (UC).  It centers around the telecommunications industry, mobility, flexibility, integration, information and everyone seems to have a different definition or if not a different definition a different take on UC.  The definition, or rather the use of UC, that might mean the most to you and…

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Hosted Voice with UC

3 Reasons Small Businesses Hesitate to Switch to Hosted Voice

It’s time to make the switch to Hosted Voice and upgrade your overall business communications.  So, what’s stopping you or your business from making this much-needed change?  More and more businesses are making the change from traditional onsite phone systems to cloud-based Hosted Voice with Unified Communications (UC). In fact, according to Synergy Research Group,…

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off-site work

Supporting the Rising Remote Workforce

Overview In order to appeal to some of the best employees out there, smart companies are fostering and supporting a remote workforce.  This means providing a way for staff to communicate and engage  either through a home office setup or other outlets while traveling.  In addition to a strong brand reputation and offering competitive salaries, companies must…

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Business VoIP

Top 5 Pitfalls of Business VoIP (and how to avoid them)

VoIP For Business Communications There is a lot of buzz surrounding Business VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and rightfully so. Traditionally business phone systems required onsite equipment and connection through a local phone provider.  There were not a whole lot of choices for the service, if any. There also wasn’t a lot of competition either….

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BYOD and Unified Communications

The Growth of BYOD Many companies today have implemented a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) for their employees and more than 50% of businesses have implemented as of the end of 2017 according to Gartner.  Lots of decisions need to be made when putting into a place a BYOD company policy, including security concerns, data…

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IT benefits of Level365 UC service

IT Benefits from the explosive growth of UCaaS

IT’s Role in Communications The IT Department plays a huge role in facilitating  a company’s overall communications. Quick and efficient business communication tools are an essential element in any workplace. Whether at home, on the road or in the office, productivity relies heavily on employees having easy ways to collaborate with each other regardless of…

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