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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 » 

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 » 

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 » 

Common Misperceptions About Vanity 800 Numbers

Are you hesitant to use vanity 800 numbers in your advertising because you think they are no longer relevant? Or do you think adding vanity numbers to your marketing mix is too much of an investment in time and money? If you answered yes to either question, you’re one of the many people who share common misperceptions about vanity 800 numbers.

But that’s okay, because we’re here to give you the inside scoop on using vanity numbers for your business. If you’re considering a toll-free or vanity 800 number for your advertising efforts, don’t let these common misperceptions deter you from reaping the benefits of vanity numbers…. Read more » 

Vanity Toll Free Numbers Help Home Improvement Businesses Spring Forward

Spring is back! For many people that means flowers, butterflies, and other signs of new life. And it means new revenue opportunities for home improvement businesses. Homeowners often turn to professionals to help with their spring/summer projects. So how can you guarantee they’ll reach out to your home improvement business?

One way is to use vanity toll free numbers in your marketing campaigns. Vanity numbers are proven to have a higher recall rate than numerical numbers. People tend to remember them days, weeks, or even months after seeing or hearing them. No wonder they boost lead generation and increase inbound calls by 25-50%. A vanity number also helps build your brand…. Read more » 

How to Find Vanity Phone Numbers for Sale

If you want to find the best vanity phone numbers for sale, you’ve come to the right place. First, we should clarify that the FCC rules prohibit hoarding or purchasing toll-free numbers. So technically you cannot “buy” a vanity or toll-free number. However, if you’re looking for the best available vanity phone numbers to lease, we’ve got you covered!

And since you’re probably already aware of the benefits of vanity numbers, you’re likely looking for vanity numbers currently available for lease. So we’ll get right to it: This blog post will show you how to find available vanity numbers right now in three easy steps!… Read more »