Small businesses have a unique challenge that must be overcome. The fact that some companies rely so much on traditional telephone providers is a testament to this. With a reliable Internet connection practically being a necessity in today’s business world, it’s no surprise that Voice over Internet Protocol has taken off in the business environment. If you give VoIP a try, you might find it to be the most valuable investment you can make for your company’s communications solution.
A business that utilizes VoIP for communications rather than a telephone provider can expect to benefit in many ways. These are just a few of them.
Growing is Easier
Growing pains are one of the worst parts of being a small business. Your organization could rapidly increase the size of its clientele in a relatively short period of time, leading to staffing issues--and we’re not talking about the bad kind. For example, you might have to figure out where to house your workers, as offices only have so much space. This dilemma extends into the telephony space, as you need to run phone lines whenever you add a new extension. Instead of using this telephone infrastructure, VoIP only needs enough bandwidth and a phone application.
Pay What You Want for Services You Need
Too often businesses find themselves paying money for services that are either underutilized or unused altogether. With telephone providers, you might have services such as satellite Internet or cable television bundled together with your telephone services. Rather than pay for services you don’t need, you should instead opt for a service that only requires your Internet connection to function. You will still have access to the same features you have always known and loved, only at what’s likely to be a fraction of the cost.
Telephone communications are generally limited to your standard features offered by the provider, like call forwarding, conference calling, and others that might have proven fruitful in years past. VoIP offers more dynamic options, like video chat, instant messaging, and other helpful tools that help you get the most out of your communications.
VoIP can help you challenge the boundaries set forth by your telephone provider. To learn more about how you can go above and beyond what you have expected in the past, reach out to us at (703) 821-8200.