V1 VoIP Vanity Number Business Guide

V1 VoIP vanity phone numbers provide businesses name recognition, marketing boost and branding opportunity

Businesses still rely on making phone calls. Whether it’s connecting with clients, providing customer service, making deals, or speaking with colleagues, the phone is always being utilized in the professional world. That’s why a good, memorable phone number is such a valuable asset. And V1 VoIP can provide resellers to businesses with the vanity phone numbers they have been looking for.

V1 VoIP Vanity Number Guide

Does a company remember your name? Brand recognition is a challenge with so many companies in the world. But if your existing and potential customers know it, your company’s name could be a critical component to selecting a vanity phone number. A vanity telephone number that’s used with a business phone system can play a strong role in reinforcing the brand association with a company’s product, service or even just its name.

If your business name is unavailable or if your company name is shorter than seven letters, do not worry. There are ways to create a memorable vanity number with phrases and keywords. For example, abbreviations and/or descriptive nouns and adjectives can expand or truncate a vanity number’s length. If your company name is Proud, your phone number could be 1-800-BE-PROUD. These tactics apply to businesses without name recognition as well, those that need catchy vanity numbers to reflect their offerings instead. Such strategies work in numerous other settings, including web addresses, domains and hashtags.

Add some instant recognition to your business with a V1 VoIP vanity phone number. The call becomes toll free for your customers and will give your company an instant marketing boost! Contact V1 VoIP for your vanity number availability today!

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Must Have Feature V1 VoIP Conference Bridges

A conference bridge makes it easy to connect these employees in a conference call on your own VoIP system. Meetings between multiple colleagues and business partners can also require a secure conference calling solution. By utilizing V1 VoIP’s conference bridge, you are creating a password protected, secure call for your attendees. As a result, conference bridges are one of the most request feature of V1 VoIP’s cloud hosted PBX.

Whether your business is big or small, V1 makes state of the art features like our conference bridge available to everyone. It’s free for internal usage, and is a great way to connect employees who work from different locations. More and more small businesses have employees that work from home or on the road, while others stay in the office.

With conference bridge, businesses and individual employees will always have the same dedicated phone number. Meeting attendees will always know which number to use to reach the conference call, and the password can be changed as often as you want or need depending on the meeting, who is joining, employees coming or going, etc.

Conference bridges can help your company hold meetings with employees, woo future clients, update current ones and make it easy for everyone to congregate together. It’s just one of many business operation improving features of V1 VoIP’s cloud hosted PBX. Contact a member of V1 VoIP today to show you how you can grow your business with our solutions.

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Enterprise Unified Communications from V1 VoIP

Unify your enterprise business with unified communications from V1 VoIP backed by PortaOne

How do you take control and facilitate better interactions between employees, collaboration teams, vendors and customers across all your locations? V1 VoIP offers a unified communications solution to keep your team productive and fully connected regardless of whether they are sitting at their desk or in an out-of-office meeting.

If you want to run an enterprise business today, you and your many employees communicate with customers and each other using all kinds of devices and applications. Each day in business, you and your employees use desk phones, mobile phones, voice mail, SMS, email, chat, web conferencing, audio conference bridges, and even tele-presence. It is a lot to juggle and keep track of! Add to that, employees are no longer chained to their desks, but working on the road or at home.

Communications are becoming unified like never before. In the past, business communications were divided into multiple categories, with telephony being completely seperate. But with advancements in technology, communications have been revolutionized for businesses creating a unified front. By unifying different communicative elements with technology, it is almost always more cost effective than sticking with old technology and telephony is no different.

V1 VoIP’s Unified Communication is backed by powerful PortaOne technology and is cloud-based, meaning no huge capital expenditures, maintenance, upgrades, or headaches to deal with. It’s a secure, enterprise-grade, cloud-hosted solution to fit your business communication needs.

Get started with Unified Communications today. Contact a member of the V1 VoIP Unified Communications team right now.

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V1 VoIP Explains SIP Trunking for Resellers

For V1 VoIP resellers, SIP trunking is quickly becoming a go-to product to offer businesses from small to enterprise as it can save them up to 70% over traditional phone line usage. SIP trunking is completely replacing traditional and analog phone lines, instead combiming voice and data over a single circuit.

SIP stands for Session Initiation Protocol and is a “signaling” system for connecting, monitoring and disconnecting connections across the internet. A SIP Trunk is a network interface device that recognizes SIP signals and can process these signals to other SIP devices. SIP Trunking is provided by a Softswitch or SBC-Session Border Controller which provides, among other things, signal processing, protocol conversion, transcoding conversion, call routing, QoS-Quality of Service, AAA-Authorization, Authentication and Accounting functions as well as switching control interface to and from gateways.

SIP is a telephony signaling protocol that is used to establish a “communications session or connection” such as a telephone call, IM-Instant Message, conference call or other type of communications on an IP-Internet Protocol network. SIP is a request-response protocol that operates like a “communications browser” protocol such as HTTP-Hypertext Transfer Protocol. SIP is the communications equivalent to such internet protocols such as HTTP and SMTP-Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).

Calls placed over the Internet are placed via a media gateway on the service provider’s network. SIP Trunking will work with old key systems or new IP PBXs, offering advanced VoIP features. Unlike PRI lines which contain 23 channels, SIP Trunking can be purchased in increments as low as one concurrent call, so businesses buy only what they need as they need it.

In an IP and traditional telephony network, for a voice call to take place, it is expected that the two telephones go through two different phases known as call setup and call processing. The call setup – the first phase – happens when the two telephones want to talk to each other. This phase takes charge of exchanging all the information needed to get these two phones through and can start the call. In call setup phase, SIP has gradually replaced the well-known H323 is widely used. When the call has been setup, the call processing phase will begin to transfer voice data back and forth between the two phones.

Offer SIP Trunking services to your business clients today. Contact V1 VoIP about our SIP reseller offerings.

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