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V1 VoIP Explains: VoIP Vanity Toll Free Numbers

One of the easiest ways to make it easier for customers to reach a business is to have a vanity number. At V1 VoIP, we can help resellers obtain the 800 vanity number of your dream for a low one-time fee.

Having a vanity 800 number is one of the best ways to get customers to remember your phone number. One of the best examples of a 800 number doing this is 1-800-FLOWERS.

Who uses a 1 800 number?

There are three known groups for which 800 telephone numbers are most applicable:

1) Large Businesses or Corporations
Large businesses use 1 800 numbers for their customer support line in order to become more accessible to the consumer. When using an 800 number, consumers are free to call for support or help at no charge.

2) Small Businesses
Small businesses use 800 numbers to increase visibility and to create an impression of national presence. Having a toll free number helps small businesses differentiate themselves from their competition by seeming more customer service friendly.

3) Individual Consumers
There are several reasons personal 800 number use; however, the most common users seem to be parents whose children are away at school. By obtaining an 800, 866, 877 or 888 number parents can provide a convenient way for family members to call home without having to pay a monthly premium or make a collect call.

Do you need a vanity toll free number for your clients? Contact a member of the V1 VoIP team today.

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V1 VoIP Toll Free Carrier Services

V1 VoIp offers toll free DIDs in carrier services
As part of V1 VoIP’s carrier services, we offer toll free VoIP DID phone numbers, with instant provisioning. V1 VoIp can also port your existing toll free phone numbers to our network.

Toll free numbers can be dialed from any phone in the United States with no cost to the caller. Business customers can benefit from the many uses of toll free numbers, including customer service and support, target marketing, and even calling card campaigns.

V1 VoIP toll free carrier services include:

• Coverage – Throughout U.S. and Canada supporting vanity searches, porting of existing numbers, obtaining new numbers, calls from pay phones
• Support – Comprehensive SLA, 24x7x365 network monitoring
• Pricing – Flat rate per min/region, monthly recurring per TN
• Toll free number Portability

V1 VoIP also offers vanity toll free numbers are also available with numbers that, when associated with a traditional telephone number pad spells out a relevant word or phrase. A great example of a vanity toll free phone number is 1-800-FLOWERS, which tremendously helps the business. These numbers are easier for customers to remember and use, which means it’s easier for them to reach your business.

Toll-free codes currently include 800, 855,866, 877, and 888. You can learn more about toll free numbers and the other carrier services offerings from V1 VoIP by contacting a representative now!

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Vanity and Toll Free Numbers for V1 VoIP Users

vanity and toll free numbers for voip usersHow much of an impact can a phone number make on the branding of your company? If you are using a vanity toll free number, the impact can be huge. There are two types of DID phone numbers which you can assign to your business; a vanity number and a toll free number. V1 VoIP offers both of them.

The first type of number which you can choose for your business is a toll free number. A toll free number is a number with prefixes that start with 800, 888, 877 or 866 and in which the called party is charged for the call rather than the calling party. If you would like callers throughout the United States to reach you without being charged, this is a great option for your business. Also, if you do not want your customers to know where your business is located, a toll free number can hide the geographical location as there is no city area code preceding the number. Lastly, if you prefer an area code that is easy to remember rather than a localized number, you should go with this option.

A vanity number is an alphanumeric equivalent to a telephone number. The number to your business can spell out a specific word. For example, 1-800-356-9377 is a vanity number for 1-800-FLOWERS.

If you are looking for a customized vanity toll free number for your personal or business use, V1 VoIP can provide you with a range of vanity toll free number beginning with 800, 888, 877 and 866. Vanity toll free number can greatly improve your advertising and marketing results by making your number simple and catchy. This kind of numbers are extremely valuable for business personnel’s, since the numbers raise the response rate to their advertising and marketing campaigns. The best phone numbers tends to be those numbers that are easy to remember. According to recently conducted studies, people tend to memorize vanity toll free numbers more easily than the random numerals.

A vanity number does not have to be an 800 number. You can set it up with your VoIP provider that it be a local number. Vanity numbers can be good for your business if you want an easy to remember phone number. If you plan on launching a large marketing campaign it may be important to invest in the vanity number so that potential customers will have an easier time remembering how to get a hold of you. You can always change to a vanity number at a later time.

At V1 VoIP can provide you with a vanity toll free numbers that is memorable and easy to spell. Toll free numbers that we provide will not cost you a fortune. You can get one at a fraction of the cost compared to the toll free numbers provided by the large companies. You can get a vanity toll free number that spells your service, product or brand name. Vanity toll free numbers thus give you the business prospects you require to have an edge over your competitors.

Vanity toll free numbers that we provide will be supported by all the features of our virtual office PBX system. The features include auto attendant system, voicemail, and email fax system. These advanced features of our vanity toll free numbers will provide your callers with the same kind of interface as is experienced while calling a big company. We additionally offer advanced follow me call forwarding services that can perform simultaneous call routing for up to three alternate phone numbers (cell phone, office number or residence number). You can setup a contact center for handling the calls from the vanity toll free numbers using our Automatic Call Distribution system.

Apart from the toll free vanity numbers, we also provide local numbers having area codes of major cities in the United States. While the vanity toll free numbers should give you a general nationwide presence, you can have a more local presence via the local numbers. These numbers will similarly feature the advanced phone features with customized voice greeting and menu system for individual area codes.

V1 VoIP is a leading service provider of Hosted PBX systems and we provide vanity toll free numbers as part of our hosted PBX phone systems. Yours may be a home-based business, but our vanity toll free numbers have the capability to give your business an attractive address throughout the nation. Once your customers have had a good experience using your vanity toll free number, it becomes easier for them to remember your number and call again. Moreover, our vanity toll free numbers are available at a reasonable monthly service charge. Contact V1 VoIP now and allow one of our knowledgeable customer service representatives provide you with a quote today.

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How to Resell a V1 VoIP Vanity 800 Number to Your Customers

how to make money by reselling vanity 800 voip phone numbers to your customers with V1 VoIPA vanity telephon number is a type of toll-free number beginning with 1-800, 1-888, 1-877 or 1-866 and ending with a word, acronym or domain which represents the company and/or the goods or services that it markets. One of the most famous examples is 1-800-FLOWERS.

Now that you know what a vanity number is, you should be asking why would the VoIP customers you are reselling V1’s VoIP service to want one? Vanity toll free numbers have been proven to be a very valuable and effective marketing tool. They have also been shown to be an inexpensive promotional method in contrast to repetitive advertising through print and electronic media.

Having a good vanity number has enough benefits on its own; having a good toll-free vanity number doubles that. Perhaps the most important benefit to having a good toll-free vanity number is the boost in sales. This is mainly because vanity numbers serve as an added medium to reach out to more customers. Despite the increasing trend of having websites to promote your company, most customers are still more comfortable conversing with a live person to get the information they need before committing to making a sale or availing of a particular service.

A catchy, meaningful and properly chosen word or acronym in a vanity number captures not just the very essence of the company, but also promotes its goods and services. Having a vanity number which is concise and easy to remember and pronounce will establish a company in the market, subsequently leading to a greater customer pool. This allows for better customer service and, consequently, a boost in sales and revenue. Needless to say, not having a vanity number will put you at a disadvantage alongside companies, big and small, with good and appropriately selected vanity numbers.

Very importantly, explain to your customers that having a good vanity toll free phone number obtained from V1 VoIP also sets it apart from its competitors.

Find out right now how you can get started with V1 VoIP selling vanity VoIP numbers to your customers!

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V1 VoIP Explains Toll Free 800 Phone Numbers

V1 VoIP explains 800 toll free numbers and why resellers should offer them to clients for their business needsAs part of V1 VoIP’s carrier services, we offer toll free 800 numbers. These numbers are popular for businesses, residential homes, and can make resellers money by offering them to clients. Here, V1 VoIP explains what toll free 800 numbers are and how they can make you money.

V1 VoIP Explains: What are 800 Toll Free Numbers?

Toll free 800 telephone numbers (also including 866, 877 and 888 numbers) allow callers to reach you or your business at no expense to them. Instead, the number owner incurs the charges. There are a variety of benefits to having an 800 number.

V1 VoIP Explains: How 800 Toll Free Numbers Work

An 800 toll free number acts as an intermediary between the caller and the recipient. A new phone line is not needed in order to use an 800 toll free number as all incoming calls can be forwarded to your already existing local line. The only difference between a local and 800 number is that when calling from an 800 number, the caller incurs no charges. The recipient can set the 800 number to be instantly forwarded to a landline, fax machine or even a cell phone. No new hardware needs to be installed to access a toll free phone number either.

V1 VoIP Explains: What is the difference between 800 numbers and 888, 877 and 866 numbers?

800 numbers were the first toll free numbers but the demand for such numbers exceeded supply, so companies began issuing toll free numbers with 888, 877 and 866 prefixes. They all function the same; but currently it is more difficult to get an 800 number than one of the other prefixes.

V1 VoIP Explains: Vanity Numbers

Obtaining a vanity number for you, or your business, can help improve the visibility and image of your company. Most 800 service providers offer an option for obtaining a personalized vanity number for a low one-time fee. Vanity numbers are sometimes helpful to get people to remember your number. A few 800 number providers even include a vanity number at no extra cost when you sign up for one of their plans!

Do you need 800 toll free numbers to offer your clients? Contact V1 VoIP today and we will get you the numbers you need.

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Acquire Toll Free V1 VoIP Numbers for Direct Inward Dialing

acquire toll free v1 voip DID numbers for direct inward dialing DIDsThe V1 VoIP footprint is covered worldwide, allowing us to offer local Direct Inward Dialing (DID) numbers in more than 60 countries including most major cities across the globe. If you are looking to acquire local toll-free phone numbers for Direct Inward Dialing (DID) V1 VoIP has you covered.

Whenever someone calls your toll free number, the call is converted from PSTN to VoIP and is then transported anywhere in the world over V1 VoIP’s purposely built, carrier-grade VoIP network. Your customers have the peace of mind calling a toll free number, while you pick up the tab with a convenient per-minute fee that is charged to your account.

Let customers reach you easily at any time from virtually anywhere in the world via phone or wholesale SMS for a very low cost or none at all on their part. Provisioning and account management is simple when you are on V1 VoIP’s comprehensive and highly intuitive web-based user portal. Customers will have the option to choose from millions of telephone numbers currently in stock, giving you super-fast setup and deployment. The V1 VoIP toll-free DID solution works great for short duration and dialer termination operations as those required by call centers, but can be just as effective for any kind of business.

With V1 VoIP’s toll-free numbers, we offer an extremely efficient and affordable telecommunications solution to your growing business. This combined with our dedicated professional support will ensure you will be accessible to your customers in the best way possible.

If you are looking for a toll free phone number for you business, contact V1 VoIP today and we will help secure that number for you!

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Wholesale V1 VoIP Toll Free Service 800 Numbers

wholesale V1 VoIP toll free services 800 phone numbers and DIDsDo you need instant access to 800 DID numbers right now with superb inbound rates from the US, Canada, Alaska and Hawaii and over 50 features available including voice mail and extensions? V1 VoIP offers some of the best toll free wholesale rates in the industry.

V1 VoIP offers toll free DID (direct inbound dialing) numbers in 800, 855, 866, 877, 888, 800 and international prefixes. We delivered these phone numbers over three different types of facilities:

1. V1 VoIP Toll Free service over SIP Trunks or Hosted VOIP
800 number service delivered over SIP trunks can cut costs out the middle man just like a long distance only T1/PRI thereby offering the lowest toll free rates. What’s even better about V1 VoIP SIP trunk toll free service is that you can buy as little as one SIP trunk and still get the best rates. We have SIP trunk toll free rates starting as low as $0.014/min for volume users. V1 VoIP Hosted PBX providers like to put a little money in their pockets for running 800 service though their hosted switches, so when you buy toll free numbers on a hosted PBX platform, you’ll usually pay little more. We can provide you with some of the best rates in the industry whether you’re a wholesale or retail customer.

2. V1 VoIP Switched Toll Free Service
800 numbers can also be routed to any existing analog POTS lines like the one you might have in your home or business. Since the local phone company gets a cut for having the call pass through their local service switch, switched toll free services cost more. V1 VoIP offers some of the best switched toll free rates around.

3. V1 VoIP Dedicated T1 or PRI Toll Free service
Toll Free numbers can terminate on long distance only T1/ PRI’s or on local service T1/PRI’s. The T1’s or PRI’s can be one-way, inbound only facilities or two-way facilities that allow incoming and outgoing calls. A local service T1/PRI is a switched service so, just like POTS lines, you pay more when you route a Toll Free number to a local service T1 or PRI because your local telephone company is taking a cut for passing the call through their local service switch. However, some Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLEC’s) will offer rates on local T1’s or PRI’s that are almost the same as long distance only T1/PRI’s. ‘Competitive’ is the keyword. Most Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILEC’s) won’t give any break on the switching fees built in to total price per minute.

Local service T1/PRI’s generally offer flat rate TF plans that can currently get as low as around $0.016 cents per minute depending on the carrier and calling volume. The rates on a long distance only T1/PRI’s are offered in several different ways. Flat rate TF can start as low as around $0.013 cents per minute interstate. There are also rate decks that are based on the npa-nxx (area code + 3) the call is originating from. An npa-nxx deck is for high volume users such as call centers and can cost less on average.

Don’t wait any longer to save money on your toll free service. Contact a member of the V1 VoIP wholesale team today to find out more about our wholesale toll free pricing.

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The Science behind V1 VoIP Vanity Numbers

V1 VoIP explains the psychological science behind a business using a a voip vanity toll free phone number
A vanity number is a phone number with the name of the business or person in the name. A great example of this is 1-800-GOT-JUNK. With a phone number like this that explains what the company does in the number, there is no way to confuse this company with one that sells bath supplies. For decades, vanity numbers have been essential for company brand recognition in a time where it seems everyone has attention holding problems. But do vanity numbers actually work?

In 1994, an investigation surveyed by DMMA Telephone Marketing TARP looked into whether or not toll-free vanity numbers were effective in creating memorability with customers. Apparently it worked. They claimed that having a vanity toll free number led to an increase in product orders by 18-23% and raised the average value per order by 20-40%. Even more, they suggested that customers would call 300-400% times more if a company advertises toll-free.

Another study commissioned by 800-response researched the recall rate of vanity numbers and URLs. Those involved discovered an average recall rate 75.4% higher with vanity 800 numbers over numeric toll-free numbers. As well, 57% of survey respondents preferred vanity 800 numbers to local numeric phone numbers. Even more recently, Mountain Marketing Group too broached this topic. Their report states that 90% of Americans have used toll-free numbers to contact a company, 84% of which could recall the number long after because of the ad’s use of letters and visual aids.

Recalling a business’ telephone number occurs within the working memory. Upon gazing at a number, the mind initiates a “phonological loop,” which, if interrupted, stops the mind from processing and storing the data – the number in this case. But even without interference, the phonological loop does little for the long-term memory. This is because long-term memory requires association – a link to something familiar.

Generally, people remember words more than they do numbers – not to mention, people tend to develop stronger associations with words over numbers. For this reason, vanity numbers help businesses create associations by leveraging a brand or message to tie things together. The number’s prefix even plays a part in retention. According to 800response’s 2011 survey, 90% of consumers recognize the “800” prefix as toll-free, meaning popular toll-free numbers elicit consumer action more than lesser-known variations. In that sense, get to know the formats available in your country.

If you are in need of a vanity toll free number which will increase your company’s business returns contact V1 VoIP today to see your name behind 1-800 digits.

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V1 Explains How to Make Money With VoIP 800 Numbers

make money selling V1 VoIP toll free 800 and vanity numbers DIDsVoIP can be used for more than residential and business calls. It can also be used for VoIP phone service for 1-800 numbers. Callers can make telephone calls without spending money by using 800 numbers, commonly known as toll free numbers. Who pays for the call then? It’s the owner of the phone number.

Businesses and organizations use toll free phone numbers for many reasons. Whether it’s for customer support, the generation of sales or leads, or simply to aid in customer overall communication and satisfaction, there are many uses for these valuable VoIP phone numbers.

Toll free VoIP phone numbers usually start with 800, but lately have expanded to include 866 and 888. In certain instances you can make use of your own 800 number to receive a commission per call. In this case, the user will be prompted to use a debit or credit card to obtain the information you provide.

Here are the steps to take to make money with V1 VoIP 800 phone numbers:

1. Choose an industry in which you have interest and contacts.

2. Prepare valuable information for the customers and record your content, ensuring that it plays through the phone system clearly. Make it appealing for your customers so they will be tempted to call to your 800 number.

3. Talk to V1 VoIP about toll free VoIP service. V1 VoIP offers both pay per call and pay per minute option, based on your business needs, and can handle many calls simultaneously on the same line.

4. Compose a welcome message for your customers. Include information about your services, the length of the call and the cost of the call. Communicate to the user that he must be above eighteen years of age to use the service and inform the user when he is going to be charged for the call. Price your services to cover your telephone service costs plus your desired commission per call.

5. Provide callers with various automated menu options to listen to the pre-recorded content.

6. Market your 800 number. Create a website and place print ads to promote your site. Use a web call button on your site for your customers to make calls through the Internet. Use an availability button, if you desire, to let the users know when you are available.

V1 VoIP sits at the forefront of 800 toll free numbers, offering them to customers for their business needs. Contact a member of the V1 VoIP team today to get your own 800 VoIP phone number.

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