If you wonder whether 800 numbers are obsolete, you should know that 800 numbers are still relevant in today’s marketplace. Even though they’ve been available for decades, 800 numbers are still needed by businesses competing in many industries, such as insurance, finance, education, health care and construction.
Because toll-free numbers are often associated with scams, they have a negative stigma attached to them in the minds of many consumers. This has led many business owners and managers to wonder if toll-free numbers really do matter anymore. While some entrepreneurs and business managers may ponder the usefulness of toll-free phone numbers, savvy businesspeople know toll-free numbers are still necessary because they provide a number of key benefits for both companies and consumers…. Read more »
As you are driving down the road, which license plate do you remember? The one that says AH 78430, or the one that says MYCAR? We all remember MYCAR instead of the other one! In fact, we probably stop to actually read the license plate that says MYCAR instead of the other one? Why? We are drawn to the words that make sense.
As you are driving down the road, which billboard will you remember? The one that has five sentences, a 10-digit phone number and a URL address, or the one that says GET A NEW FORD TODAY. Call 1-800-NEW-FORD? We all remember the FORD billboard because it’s short and to the point. We can remember it. We probably didn’t even bother trying to read the other billboard…. Read more »
It’s that season when Christmas is showing up in the stores and businesses are hoping for a good shopping season. Are you one of those businesses? If yes, then can customers remember your phone number in order to contact you?
Think about it:
1. We associate a red kettle and a ringing bell with Salvation Army…. Read more »
Did you watch the latest episode of The Amazing Race? If not, here is the scene: the contestants are in race cars as a professional driver is going around the track at high speeds. The contestants must remember a name and a set of numbers. The trick is they are going at a high speed and the numbers are not written in a way that is easy to remember. Some of the contestants were very stressed trying to remember the numbers.
How does that relate to 800 vanity numbers? Unlike the numbers the contestants were trying to remember, vanity numbers are easy to remember – they are easy on the mind. On that scene from The Amazing Race there was one person who kept reversing two of the numbers. That is very difficult to do with vanity numbers. People will remember the number…. Read more »
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Vanity numbers are very cool 800 phone numbers that are easy for your potential customers to remember. One of the most popular modern ones is 1-800-Flowers. Just think about that for a moment. How simple is that to remember? It’s a little unfortunate, but it’s likely simpler to remember than the occasion you need to buy last-minute flowers for.
In today’s hectic society, it’s true that we have volumes of information at our fingertips. However, it still takes longer to log into your Smartphone and search for a business website and phone number (even with one touch dialing), than it does to just remember a phone number like 1-800-Flowers, and dial it…. Read more »
Telephone communication may be slower than its new-media counterparts, but it still has benefits in an increasingly impersonal world. The telephone call, which connects a caller with a human voice, is still an important business component.
Here is a short-list of why the phone is more effective and successful at conducting business:
1. It provides an immediate connection to build rapport…. Read more »
Here are just a few reasons why we love living in the Green Mountain State, and being headquartered in downtown Burlington, VT:
According to Kiplinger’s recently released data that shows why it’s so great to be here:
1. What the locals love: Farm-to-table food at spots such as the Farmhouse Tap & Grill and Skinny Pancake creperie, and easy access to ski slopes. YUMMY!… Read more »
Radio advertisers have just seconds to make an impression and deliver their message. So, giving the listeners something that will make an impression, something they will remember, is imperative to a successful radio campaign.
Research has uncovered that radio listeners recall words, like a vanity 800 number, much easier than a string of ten digits. Therefore, advertising a response tool like 1-800-NEW-CARS is the only solution if you want to reach your audience, and get them to remember you…. Read more »
Did you know that advertisements with vanity 800 numbers receive 14 times more calls than advertisements with toll-free numerics?
800response has more than 100 vanity umbers designed specifically for automobile dealers!
For more auto numbers, visit our online directory of vanity numbers and search the Automotive New and Used category, or search on a specific keyword or number…. Read more »