5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hosted VOIP Solutions

Are you tired of paying expensive phone bills for your small business? Or are you running your business independently—or with 15 or less employees and want a reliable and inexpensive phone system that is scalable and allows you and your employees to work while on the go?

In this article I’ll be sharing some information about Hosted VOIP Solutions and how they can benefit your business.

Now that internet services have become more affordable, a growing number of small businesses are ditching old land line systems for newer and more advanced systems like hosted VOIP solutions. 

On last year, a survey from Software Advice showed that more than half of small businesses are making an investment in VOIP solutions. 

What is a Hosted VOIP Solution?

Hosted VOIP Solutions like RingCentral are phone systems that operate in the cloud.  This simply means that the equipment that runs your actual phone system is off-site. 

What are the benefits of using Hosted VOIP Solutions?

Glad that you asked… I have been using RingCentral– a leader in the hosted VOIP space since 2010 and cannot rave about them enough. 

Benefit #1:  Drastically reduces your phone bill. If you have multiple offices, or even remote workers, hosted VOIP systems can be setup on a pay-as you go and grow basis

Benefit #2:  You do not have to purchase any expensive hardware to run your phone system

Benefit #3:  Increases your productivity—allowing you to work anywhere while you are on the go

Benefit #4:  Features like voicemail, auto attendant services and call forwarding, and message alerting are FREE and will not cost you extra to use them

Benefit#5:  Access to a smartphone app that you can use to make and receive calls from your cell phone using your Hosted VOIP systems phone number (instead of your cell phone number), receive notifications of calls, SMS alerts, and fax notifications

The Top 10 Hosted VOIP Solutions of 2015

The results are in! I am excited to share the top 10 best hosted VOIP solutions for small businesses.

Hosted VOIP Reviews 2015

  1. Ringcentral.com
  2. Jive
  3. 8X8
  4. Phone.com
  5. Vonage
  6. Nextiva
  7. RingByName
  8. Phone Power
  9. Velocity Networks
  10. 1-VOIP

Are you currently using a Hosted VOIP System in your business?  If you are, please share with us what system you are using and why.  Cheers! 

Kim George
 

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