800 Numbers for Small Businesses: Quick Guide
While there are plenty of 800 numbers for small businesses to choose from, many small business owners have yet to make the switch. If you’re thinking of getting an 800 number for your small business, this quick guide will help you get started…. Read more »
How Does Geographic Call Routing Work?
Ever wonder how geographic call routing ensures that calls are directed to the right location? This post explains how it all works and how to use it…. Read more »
How to Find Local Vanity Numbers
There are many benefits to advertising with a vanity number, including increased brand recognition, more effective advertising campaigns, and providing a competitive advantage. In this post, we’ll explore ways to find local vanity numbers that work best for your business…. Read more »
Getting a Vanity Phone Number – A 5 Step Guide
Companies that advertise with a vanity 800 number can expect to increase response rates by 30% to 50%. Why? Vanity numbers, like 1-800-NEW-ROOF, are easy to remember. In fact, a vanity phone number is 14 times easier to remember than a 10-digit string of random numbers. Common sense says that if your number is more memorable than your competitor’s, customers will call you first. It’s that simple.
Here at 800response, we make it easy to get a vanity 800 number for any campaign. Check out our 5-step guide for getting a vanity phone number. You can also download the infographic here…. Read more »
Should Your Business Get a Vanity Phone Number?
We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: Companies that use unforgettable vanity 800 numbers with call tracking services in their advertising and marketing materials increase response by 25–50%.
And that’s just the start of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you get a vanity phone number with 800response. But if you’re on the fence, this post will help you decide whether a vanity number is right for your business.
Months after a campaign has ended, advertisers report that the phones are still ringing. Why is that? Vanity telephone numbers are much easier to remember (14 times easier to remember, in fact) than numerics…. Read more »
877 Toll Free Numbers: Common Misconceptions
There are quite a few misconceptions about 877 toll free numbers. The most common is that they are not truly toll free, which they are. Or some people think they are not as effective as 800 numbers, or other toll free prefixes. Or that toll free numbers in general are not as useful as they were over the last decade or two. We know that’s not true, and we have the customers to prove it.
So, in an effort to show businesses the important role toll-free tracking numbers take on in marketing campaigns, we’ve developed responses to some of the more common misconceptions about 877 toll free numbers…. Read more »
The Ultimate Guide to Vanity Phone Numbers
You’ve probably heard ads with vanity numbers. During the ad, the company always provides a means to contact them via phone. If you’re a potential customer in the market for what the company is advertising, you only have until the end of the spot to remember the number.
A company without a vanity phone number uses an indistinct, patternless local phone number that requires a potential customer to have a rather incredible memory — or at least a nearby pen and paper, assuming they can maintain interest long enough to bother. Even if they had a pen and paper, they need to actually retrieve them first. By the time they do, they’ve already mixed up the digits in their head and their attention is off the ad and onto something else…. Read more »
5 Ways To Close More Deals with Call Analytics Data
If you work in sales, you know the more data you have about a lead increases the value of that lead and the chances it will convert to a sale. You also know that it’s crucial for sales leaders to track advertising campaigns to improve marketing strategies and guarantee the best return on investment. Most likely, then, you know that exceeding customer expectations ultimately leads to more upsell and cross-sell opportunities.
But what you may not know is that tracking the results of your advertising campaigns should be intuitive, easily accessible, and provide valuable insights into customer needs, agent performance, and revenue growth opportunities. The right call analytics tool offers all of that and ultimately helps sales managers assess performance against industry benchmarks, identify agent knowledge gaps, and create strategies based on data you can actually use…. Read more »
Consumer Profiles: Everything You Need to Know
Do you know who your customers really are? Like their call patterns, purchase trends, satisfaction level, household income, or home value? Where do they tend to live? And, what time of day do they tend to call you?
You can answer all of these questions with consumer profiles from 800response. And in this post, we’ll cover all the benefits of this feature and how to use it to improve your marketing efforts.
When you get a toll-free number from 800response, you have access to our addresses and demographics report, which includes basic info on your callers, such as the caller’s name and mailing address…. Read more »
800 vs. 888 Toll-Free Numbers – What’s the Difference?
If you’ve ever asked, what’s the difference between toll-free 800 vs. 888 numbers, you’re not alone. The short answer is nothing. It’s been proven that American consumers equate toll-free numbers in advertising with established, credible businesses, regardless of the toll-free prefix. But over the years, the stock of toll-free 800 numbers has grown smaller, making 888 numbers the next best toll-free number option for businesses…. Read more »