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Virtual PBX Allows for Better Maternity Leave

Hey VoIP resellers! Here’s a sales pitch for your small business customers: Want to make it easier for employees to take maternity leave? The answer is virtual PBX by V1 VoIP. A virtual PBX means that your phone system is hosted in the cloud as opposed to being hosted in your office. This can be a cost-saving, no-hassle option for a lot of small companies.

Along with the money it will save a small business, one of the huge benefits of deploying a V1 VoIP’s virtual PBX is how easy it allows your employees to take maternity leave. Virtual PBX makes it a breeze to enable a mobile work force and mobile workers. Your workers can now be where the work is, wherever that may be. And during maternity leave, the work should be home.

It also allows new moms to be at home with their newborn and still work effectively. Communications become easier when they are unified. An employee on leave can have their office phone line ring forward to the mobile or their home so they can keep up with their work responsibilities and make adjusting to motherhood easier. That all can be done with your Virtual PBX.

And did we mention the cost savings? If making maternity leave easier for your employees then know that virtual PBX requires no major investment up front. Instead your initial costs are usually just your phones and maybe an updated router if you need it. Because it is hosted remotely, it does not need to be upgraded and it is not on you to keep it running. All you need to pay for are the phones, the router and the features that you want to use.

Contact V1 VoIP or sign up now to learn about how to offer virtual PBX to your customers.

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Why Small Businesses Have Not Switched to VoIP

Are you a VoIP reseller experiencing resistance from potential small business customers about switching to VoIP services and solutions? V1 VoIP has figured out why these customers are hesitant:

1. They don’t understand how VoIP works.
If a person isn’t the most tech savvy, VoIP seems like a very intimidating concept. As a reseller, it is your job to teach business owners, even in the most simplistic way, to understand that by their not making this update, they are allowing their competition to have the upper hand.

2. They think VoIP is really expensive.
VoIP technology and cloud communication services have lowered in price so much over the past years that any business owner can now afford to upgrade their outdated landline based business communication system. Not only that, but almost immediatly VoIP services will begin SAVING them money.

3. They think their phones work fine.
You will run into the adage, if it ain’t broke then don’t fix it quite a lot. What most business owners fail to understand is that landlines are outdated. Their phones will be more expensive to service and fix, if they even can be fixed. This will end up costing them more in the long run.

4. They don’t understand they are losing a competitive edge.
If a business is not utilizing VoIP services, their competition probably is and they are therefore losing out to them because of the way VoIP and cloud services are changing the way business is done today. V1 VoIP can offer a business so many more options when it comes to adding value to a business, the ability to effectively compete with even the big businesses. Here are only a few ways how:

Cloud Options: Cloud hosted services offers faster service and includes more security options.
Mobile Workforce: The ability for employees to work when not in the office by using their own Smartphone or tablet is becoming more popular each and every day.
Video Conferences: Connecting with employees who work remotely, and others, is easy to do using video conferencing capabilities. This also means you’re no longer limited to hiring local people.

So, want to resell cloud VoIP services? If you feel that this reselling opportunity is one that you can benefit from, we would love to hear from you! Because predictions are telling us that the

Small and medium-sized business owners who still haven’t signed up for VoIP technology and cloud communication services will do you sell in the next 2 to 3 years, so be sure not to wait too long. Contact V1 VoIP or sign up now to start reselling services and solutions to these small businesses in need!!!

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V1 VoIP Resellers SIP Trunk Services for Small Businesses

V1 VoIP resellers offer SIP trunk services for small and medium size businessesV1 VoIP has seen a huge increase in the amount of businesses that are interested in utilizing SIP trucking services. With the rising trend of VoIP telephony being integrated into business setting, updating a communication system has become increasingly affordable. With SIP trunks offering a number of choices when it comes to their business communication system options, business owners are actively seeking out V1 VoIP SIP trunk resellers to boost their business.

Updating a communications system for a business means understanding the business itself, as small and medium size businesses might have specific needs. Use a law firm and an interior design company as an example. A firm might consist of 10 lawyers, 5 associates with secretaries and paralegals will have different needs than an interior design business with less than five employees. At V1 VoIP, we are arming our resellers with the right knowledge to offer SIP trunk services and solutions to potential business customers.

It’s important to know how many telephone lines a business is going to both add as well as existing ones that need to upgrade. Both the cost and the capacity will be determined by the amount of phone lines. Also, how many concurrent calls will be needed to pass by the system. A law firm would need several calls passed at the same time, therefore needing more bandwidth than the interior design firm. Make sure the business has a price in mind for upgrading to SIP trunks. Resellers want to give the clients what they need, but it’s a good idea to make sure businesses have an idea for budget.

If you’re a reseller who’s been thinking about providing SIP trunking services then contact V1 VoIP today to start offering them to your customers. V1 has the answers to your questions regarding SIP trunking and reselling SIP trunk services.

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2017 Is the Perfect Time to Switch to V1 VoIP

Cloud based V1 VoIP services and solutions offer superior pricing, features, and flexibility. But if you haven’t switched to VoIP services yet, then chances are you think that it’s such a hassle and that you simply don’t have the time to get a VoIP phone system up and running.

Let V1 VoIP put your mind at ease. If you’re a small business, you can switch to V1 VoIP services in only a few hours. This is a result of certain time-saving features unique to VoIP phone systems that actually accelerate the setup and configuration process. The incentive to switch to a VoIP phone system is clearly there, with businesses seeing average savings of between 50% and 75% after making the switch to VoIP.

Temporary numbers are generally provided for businesses porting their phone numbers over to a new VoIP provider. This ensures that there is no disruption during the transition process. When a caller dials the established number, she will be routed to the temporary number until the port is complete. Porting a local phone number typically takes 2 to 4 weeks, while porting a toll-free number typically takes 6 to 10 business days.

Most VoIP deskphones require only a few steps to start making calls with your VoIP service. First, you’ll need to ensure that each phone can be plugged into your office Internet via an Ethernet cord. Next, you’ll want to give each employee access to an outlet for the phone’s power adapter. After that, all that’s left is the phone registration process.

Many VoIP services now also offer softphones for users. Softphones are phone applications that run on your smartphone, mobile device, or PC. Softphones can connect to your business VoIP account and make and receive all the calls that your deskphone can. And even better, the setup time for a standard softphone takes only a few minutes. Softphones are perfect for when you’re out of the office, traveling, or just need to get phones up and running during the transition to your new VoIP provider.

V1 VoIP phones and service can be configured in a matter of minutes. And with our online Admin Portal, you can configure all the technical settings you need, without going through a sales or support rep. Make this the year that you sign your business up for VoIP service and solutions to save your company money. Contact V1 VoIP today to learn more and get started.

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Small Businesses Spending on VoIP Telephony

V1 VoIP resellers show small business voip services very popularDigital voice service has been a popular form of VoIP, and home offices and small offices continue to adopt the service. Small businesses and work-at-home businesses (1 to 4 employees) will continue to be a growth engine for broadband telephony services, a new study says, with a forecast of 83 percent growth through 2015.

Broadband VoIP telephony offers advantages for small businesses; primary among them is the low monthly service fee and negligible costs for long distance. It does not, however, provide the scalability associated with hosted and IP PBX solutions. It also does not typically come with the service level agreements (SLAs) and quality-of-service (QoS) afforded by other solutions, which are general requirements for enterprise and medium sized businesses

Forecasts are also broken down further into the following vertical markets:

* Administrative and support services, waste management
* Arts and entertainment
* Construction
* Education
* Finance and insurance
* Forestry, fishing, and agricultural services
* Government
* Healthcare and social services
* Hospitality and food
* Information and communication
* Management of companies and enterprises
* Manufacturing
* Mining
* Other services
* Professional services
* Real estate
* Retail trade
* Transportation
* Utilities
* Wholesale trade

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V1 VoIP Explains Why Business Owners Should Switch to VoIP

V1 VoIP explaines how resellers can switch small and mid size business owners to voip services and solutions as customersV1 VoIP services are an easy sell for our resellers when business owners understand that the cost of integrating VoIP technology into their businesses has not only lowered substantially in the past few years, but also it will save them money off their recurring expenses each month moving forward.

Small and midsize business owners are becoming more knowledgeable about the advantages of adding VoIP technology to their current business communication systems. This makes them great prospects for V1 VoIP resellers.

If you are currently reselling V1 VoIP services and solutions, it is important to think like the customers you are selling to. Business owners are busy people with responsibilities including the day-to-day operations to doing a full day’s work inside of an hour. With so much pressure on business owners to succeed, it’s imperative to highlight how VoIP business communication systems can help them achieve their goals.

VoIP technology can offer businesses of all types and sizes features and benefits, making it necessary for customers to upgrade their current communication system to one that utilizes V1 VoIP technology. In today’s highly competitive world of business, open communication is key to success and no business owner wants to be caught behind their competitors.

Knowing how you can help your customers make the switch to V1 VoIP services easier and uncomplicated is the first step to starting to resell to them. Some will be making the switch from traditional phone systems while others might be looking to simply upgrade the services they are currently utilizing. Your guidance in answering their questions and addressing their concerns is the key to reselling and offering them the best VoIP-related choices for their particular business.

If you are interested in reselling V1 VoIP services and solutions for business owners, please contact a representative of the V1 team today. What makes V1 VoIP different is that we specialize in the reselling business and our motto is that your success is our success.

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Now is the Time for Turnkey V1 VoIP System Upgrade

time to upgrade your small medium size business to high tech V1 VoIP services and solutionsHow often do you get a new cellular phone? Once a year? Every two or three? You get a new mobile device because the technology is always evolving to give you something newer, better, faster and with more capabilities. So why is your business still on the same landline as it was decades ago? Landlines are limiting, don’t offer many features, and in the end, aren’t worth the money. Now is the time to switch to turnkey V1 VoIP phone services.

You think that just because your phone rings when someone calls that you don’t need to update your system, right? Think again! Don’t wait for something to go wrong before you update and more importantly upGRADE your phone system. Now is the perfect time to add features and benefits that can take your business to the next level with V1 VoIP state of the art technology.

VoIP technology has become financially accessible and extremely affordable to all size businessses no matter how large or small. V1 VoIP technology can be used to make your current telephone system into one that can not only meet, but exceed all of your communication expectations. If you’re ready to update your telephone system to one that utilizes V1 VoIP technology, you can run your company much more efficiently.

V1 VoIP places focus on the communications of small and midsized businesses. We understand how important business communications are to a company, especially in highly competitive times. V1 VoIP wants for you to take advantage of our VoIP technology to help your business reach another whole level of success.

If you’re interested in upgrading your communication system to the latest in VoIP technology, don’t hesitate to contact V1 VoIP today. We are happy to help you assist in upgrading your current telephone system. V1 VoIP and our resellers know everything there is to know about the VoIP world and can help answer all of your all phone-related questions.

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Best V1 VoIP Features for Reseller SMB Customers

V1 VoIP resellers understand the features that small and medium businesses want to run company efficiently and cost effectivelySince the cost of upgrading communications to VoIP services in a company have become afforadable, small and medium-sized businesses are starting benefitting from these high-tech services and solutions. If a business wants to compete in today’s corporate world, it’s crucial for them to have the technology to allow them to compete. Especially when it comes to telecommunications. There is simply no reason for them to continue using outdated phone services. This is why they turn to V1 VoIP resellers.

Being a V1 VoIP reseller means understanding your customers and what they need. With telecommunications, it’s essential that every reseller’s end user customer understand how VoIP will fit into their small business communications plan and the benefits that come along with it. It’s these features that will allow a company to run much more smoothly, efficiently and most importantly, cost effectively.

Depending on what type of business a reseller is talking to–a law firm has different needs than a digital marketing company–a customer will need different features. But regardless of company type, the following are the features V1 VoIP resellers say customer request most frequently.

Auto Attendant
Auto attendant allows a business to program their VoIP telephone system so that anyone who calls the company receives a professional greeting, allowing callers to view the business as professional.

Priority Alert
Priority alert ensures no important telephone calls are ever missed. It allows a user to enter specific criteria into the system that tells it to complete a particular action, like creating a certain ring tone or pattern when this criteria has been met.

Do Not Disturb
This gives ability to block calls when they’re busy with customers so there are no interruptions when on a can’t miss call.

V1 VoIP resellers know how to give their small and medium business customers the telecommunications features they need. If you would like to become a V1 VoIP reseller or learn more about the features we can offer your existing clients, contact us today.

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Small Medium Businesses Love V1 VoIP’s Turnkey Services

Turnkey V1 VoIP services offer small and medium size businesses features and benefits and save them moneyV1 VoIP’s turnkey services are a perfect way for small and medium-sized businesses that have been waiting to sign up for high-tech VoIP services to start enjoying the many benefits that come with utilizing VoIP technology. Turnkey VoIP services are expected to be a continuing business trend, which is great news for small and medium-sized businesses in need of better communication systems. Now they will be able to educate themselves in an efficient way on all things VoIP.

The longer a business waits to sign up for high-tech VoIP services means the longer they’re going to be still using their old business communication system, which is costing them unnecessary funds and becoming out-of-date. With every new technology comes a learning curve so businesses that have signed up for turnkey VoIP services are still figuring out which services are going to work best for their particular company, as well figuring out the best way to integrate them in order to ensure a super smooth transition.

With a turnkey V1 VoIP system, business owners will find some of the tools and resources that can help them give their business an edge. It is this simple upgrade to their current system that will allow their business to fly. With the cost-effective availability of high-tech VoIP services for small and medium businesses, locked landline phone systems are going the way of the dinosaur. Companies that couldn’t previously afford these amazing services are now looking into how turnkey a VoIP system can help them grow their business.

By utilizing the technology of VoIP, businesses now have the ability to have their service hosted, meaning the equipment is managed by professionals. There is no longer a need for a business to pay large amounts of money upfront for any telephone equipment, maintenance or upgrades as the VoIP professionals will take care of all of that on their end.

If you’re a business owner looking to sign up for turnkey VoIP services, be sure to contact V1 VoIP today. V1 is a leading company in all things VoIP. Our goal is customer satisfaction. With our turnkey VoIP services, your sure to see a leap in your communications and the money you will save by doing so.

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Selling Questions to Ask Small Businesses to Switch to VoIP

selling questions for V1 VoIP resellers to ask small businesses when they are making the switch to VoIPSmall businesses have many questions about switching to VoIP services. The following are excellent questions from our reselling partners to determine if a small business is ready to make the switch to VoIP. Asking these questions to your customers  will also help you get to know them, their business, and how you can save them money in their switching to VoIP. Be ready because how you follow up is the difference between making and losing a sale.

1. Are they spending more than $500 per month on local and long-distance charges?
2. Do they have multiple sites with different phone numbers?
3. Are they experiencing call-flow issues (e.g. they are unable to transfer a call to a remote facility)?
4. Do they want one access point for customers (e.g. they want clients to call into their main number and dial ‘1’ for customer service, dial ‘2’ for technical support)?
5. Do they desire improved productivity with e-mail and voice mail (e.g. field workers missing critical e-mail messages while out of the office)?
6. Are they having any network problems, or do they need to upgrade their network? (Ideally, they already should have a T1 data line.)
7. Are they frustrated with their current carrier? (Do they feel like their telco is overcharging them or providing poor service?)
8. When will their current contract expire? (SMBs are more likely to buy VoIP if they have less than one year remaining on their current voice/data contracts.)

There is a lot of potential for V1 VoIP resellers to also sell VoIP hardware, software, and professional and managed services to SMBs.

By understanding the key reasons small businesses buy VoIP solutions and small business’ buying triggers, V1 VoIP resellers can sell bundled VoIP solutions and earn long-term recurring revenue streams.

At V1 VoIP, when our VoIP resellers do well, we do well. Your success is our success. Go out and sell!

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