One of the primary goals any business has for its ad campaign is to increase response rates. Having an 800 number tells your customers right away that you care about them and in a time when customer service is a major competitive advantage, that number gives you the edge you need to stay ahead of the competition.
A Vanity 800 number also puts your customer at ease about the cost of their call. All kinds of new area codes are being introduced around the country, often resulting in consumers unsure of where their call is going and how much it will cost. These concerns usually end in lost sales. An 800 number reassures them that the cost is free and the call is simple. Most people know 800 numbers and “toll free” are synonymous. That explains why 800 numbers are so much more effective than the newer 877, 888, and 866 exchanges…. Read more »
Advertising continues to evolve as digital options become more cost-effective, and human nature drives people to the web. Marketing experts agree that advertisers should not completely abandon the use of traditional forms of advertising, like radio, television, outdoor and even newspapers. These forms of media are still prominent in the advertising mix.
TVB, the trade association of America’s commercial broadcast television industry, reported in 2012 that TV continues to be the best driver of automotive marketers, and that local TV stations are the biggest advertising category for the largest industry category that conducts TV advertising. The association reported that from January through September 2012, Chrysler committed 36% of its ad budget to local TV and saw a 14% boost in November unit sales versus November 2011 levels. Honda also increased its local TV ad spend by 38% and garnered a 39% sales bump. And, Subaru spent 95% more on spot television and was rewarded with a nearly 60% rise in November sales over 2011…. Read more »
When big corporations and long-established businesses snap up all the available vanity numbers, it is tough for start-up or small businesses to compete. Of course, this adage only holds true until a company steps up to the plate and levels the playing field. 800response is that company and you are now invited to get in line and hit your marketing home run.
800response is your one-stop-shop for highly desirable available vanity numbers. Contact us today to get your number, and get ready to maximize your advertising return on investment…. Read more »
Because a live conversation is always a stronger, more direct path to a sale.
How do we know this? We have proof from businesses who advertise both their vanity 800 number and their web address as direct response mechanisms in their advertising materials.
“We use 1-800-NEW-FORD in our radio and TV ads because it is easy for people to remember. Phone calls are more valuable than online web leads. Having an inbound phone call eliminates a few steps and shortens the sales process.”… Read more »
We created the following infographic to share some interesting data that the phone is still an important tool to communicate with consumers, how vanity 800 numbers are improving advertising response rates, how they resonate with consumers, and why you should be using them in your advertising campaigns.
Learn why you should choose to advertise with vanity 800 numbers for a successful advertising strategy…. Read more »
Have you been looking for a way to improve your sales staff’s closing ratios? If so, you may want to obtain an 800 vanity number. An 800 vanity number makes it easy to conduct call analysis, which may be used to increase your business’ profits. Here’s more:
Telephone sales are typically lost due to a myriad of reasons. Those reasons may include, but are not limited to the following:
Depending on the provider, an 800 vanity number may contain features like speech analytics, call recording and call tracking. If it does, consider analyzing the calls with the aid of speech analytics first. It will help you to identify which objections were raised during the telephone call…. Read more »
The basic premise of marketing and sales is that lead generation is essential to growing a business. To meet marketing objectives and sales goals, leads need to be plentiful, and they also need to be qualified. Qualified lead generation is one of the toughest challenges facing businesses, but it is not impossible. In today’s business environment, it is important to have multi-channel marketing and advertising efforts in place to drive an adequate quantity of leads, which can then be qualified. While there are certainly theories on which tactics and response tools are the best at driving qualified leads, there is consensus among many business owners that not all leads are of equal quality, and the “best” leads are those that start with a live conversation, providing a more direct path to closing a sale…. Read more »
We have hundreds of Custom 800 Numbers that start with “NEW.” However, if you’re looking for something different for your clients we’ve got that too! How about:
800-GET-WINDOWS 800-GOOD-ADVICE 800-GOT-DUST
800-GREAT-CARS 800-GREAT-CARE 800-HOME-ADVICE… Read more »
The basic premise behind an 800 vanity number is for ease of remembering when you need to make a call to your contractor, auto dealer and service provider, or financial planner. If a potential customer is frustrated looking for a phone number in order to reach your business, they will most likely give up and call the first one they online find instead. However, someone looking for a plastic surgeon will very easily remember a number with “image” as the last five digits, for example 800-NEW-IMAGE. The same is true for any type of business if the vanity 800 number is extremely suitable to the business, conveying what they do, and memorable…. Read more »
There’s nothing easier for consumers than a business telephone number that is easy to remember. Business owners are understanding the importance of utilizing a vanity 800 number. A telephone number that is unique to your business and that is simple to remember offers a better chance of repeat customers. It also is beneficial for word-of-mouth business as consumers can easily tell their friends and family about your service and offer your phone number on the spot…. Read more »