You may have heard about vanity 800 numbers. They are the latest craze in the business and communications world. Companies sell these unique numbers to businesses and corporations daily. But why does everyone want them so badly? There are a number of reasons.
First, vanity 800 numbers help with branding. Branding is the most important aspect of your business. It is that automatic association that people get when they think of your business, hear an ad, or see your logo. You can increase awareness of your brand by using a vanity 800 number. When people call it, they automatically think of your company. Likewise, t he next time they need a service or product you offer, they are more likely to remember your number. A good example of this that worked for a company in a big way is “1-800-Flowers.” They turned a company which was $10,000 in debt into a multi-million dollar empire by adding an 800 number…. Read more »
Toll-free numbers are those unique numbers which start with a three digit code (800, 855, 866 or 888) and allow clients or customers to reach organizations without paying call charges. However, subscribers of toll-free numbers have to pay for incoming as well as outgoing calls. So it can be said that toll-free numbers provide a two-way communication method, but unlike landline phones, calling charges are to be paid by the called party.
Every industry relies heavily on toll-free numbers but their use is particularly common among telemarketing or customer care sectors where organizations have to ensure consumers their 24/7 availability. Although the use of these numbers is fairly common, many of you might not know how vanity toll-free numbers work. Here is a quick introduction to the basics of toll-free numbers for new users:… Read more »
Smooth communication is critical to business success. A wise entrepreneur observes the importance of barrier-free communication with his/her employees and clients, and takes measures to facilitate an interactive corporate atmosphere. Wireless technology has completely revolutionized the means of communication and many business owners are switching from traditional to modern methods of business communication. Still, there are some traditional methods which are still more effective in increasing clients’ base than other tech-oriented methods. One of such ways is the use of vanity-toll free numbers…. Read more »
There are some vanity number providers out there that probably make you want to think twice about doing business with them. We won’t name them here, but with a quick search on ‘vanity numbers’ or ‘vanity 800 numbers’ you’ll see what we mean. As a professional vanity 800 number service, we offer so much more. We allow you to combine letters and numbers for one memorable phone number that is easy for your customers, clients and prospects to remember and dial.
When it comes to choosing services to keep your business in operation, and serving your customers, make sure you work with the best. From a telecom provider’s point of view, the network that your business’ call traffic runs through needs to be credible and secure. To that end, we have 24 years of experience in the business, and have established a solid network and reputation within the telecom industry, and with federal and industry organizations that keep the phone lines open (bad pun, we know)…. Read more »
Tommy Tutone (1982) was number four on the charts, yet his song about Jenny also angered a lot of people.
Jenny, Jenny, who can I turn to?
You give me somethin’ I can hold on to.… Read more »
Some of the most memorable ads for 2013, according to money.msn.com, are:
Dove: Real Beauty Sketches. They call this a top ad because it’s simple and centered around a core desire to be more beautiful through recognizing our own true beauty. So, you watch the ad, and realize it speaks to you. But, how can you contact Dove to ask more questions? You have to look up the number because they do not give a phone number in the ad. Yet, if they had an 800 number, 800-DOVE-BEAUTY, people might remember them more and enjoy calling to ask questions…. Read more »
We recently spoke with a customer who has been using their vanity 800 number for several months; immediately putting it into their regional advertising campaigns to generate more inbound phone calls, as well as to track and qualify the callers and categorize them by the education program they were calling about.
The educational company is a leading provider of child care and early education with 60 locations and 20 years of experience. They have over 1,200 employees, and serve over 7,000 children each day in multiple cities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York…. Read more »
The New Year is here and wouldn’t it be great to start increasing your inbound leads right off the bat in 2014?
Of course it would.
So make a New Year’s resolution to recommend and include a vanity 800 number in all of your ad campaigns…. Read more »
In the “old days” only major corporations had vanity telephone numbers. However, they have become such a valued advertising tool that many smaller businesses have opted to incorporate them as well. There are many reasons to choose a vanity telephone number for your business.
Improve Business Memorability
The fact is, unless people can remember your phone number when they need your services or products, there’s a good chance that they won’t be contacting you. The most successful companies use easy to remember marketing strategies that get stuck in their customers’ minds. 1-800-FLOWERS and 1-800-PET-MEDS are excellent examples of companies that really capitalized on using a vanity phone number to get their customers to remember them. It’s also beneficial because you’re effectively reducing the amount of information your customers need to remember into a single phrase or word…. Read more »
If you are watching the news, you know winter weather is hitting and will continue to hit for several months. That means people will be needing help with furnaces, burst pipes, and similar services.
There are many companies who can fix furnaces, pipes, and help people out in the winter weather. However, if you are the person with pipes that have burst, do you want to have to look through the Internet for help? If the electricity is out, then that won’t work either.
Help people out this winter, and also improve return on your investment. Have a phone number that people can remember. When they are in the middle of a crisis caused by winter weather, they need a phone number that is easy to remember…. Read more »