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Why Your Company Needs a Virtual Receptionist | Tips for Small Businesses - A Better Answer - ContactCenterWorld.com Blog

Why Your Company Needs a Virtual Receptionist | Tips for Small Businesses

In order to keep a business running smoothly, there are all sorts of mundane, redundant-feeling administrative tasks that need to be taken care of. On top of those tasks, you also need to make sure you have top-notch customer service available 24/7. 

In this article, we’ll discuss why you should consider hiring a virtual receptionist to handle your customer service and admin duties so you can get some stress off your plate and refocus on other responsibilities that need your attention.

What is a Virtual Receptionist?

Also known as a virtual assistant, a virtual receptionist is like an in-house receptionist but has some of its own advantages. They take care of admin tasks while also handling incoming calls, making outgoing calls, and more—all from a remote location. What’s so great about this? You’re about to find out!

How Does a Virtual Receptionist Work?

Seeing growth in your customer base is a good thing—but it also means an ever-growing number of calls, more than someone can handle when they have other tasks to complete. A virtual receptionist can ease the burden of handling these client calls, so you can concentrate more on the service side of your company and growing your business.

Here’s what you can expect the process to look like:

  1. Current customers and new clients call your business number
  2. The call is forwarded to the virtual receptionist
  3. They answer in a professional and pleasant manner, using your customized script
  4. After discovering the reason for the call, they either handle the issue themselves or promptly forward the call to someone else who can better assist.

Curious what this could mean for your business? When it comes to the benefits this solution could bring, the possibilities are virtually endless! The following is how you can take your company to the next level by partnering with a virtual receptionist.

Publish Date: November 15, 2020 5:00 AM


2020 Buyers Guide Telecoms

 
1.) 
Cloud IT Services GmbH

Dialfire
Dialfire offers you a complete call center solution that is simple and intuitive to use and adapts to your needs. It's completely cloud-based, saving you the hassle of setting up a phone system and installing software. In addition to predictive dialing and call blending of inbound calls, you can create personalized campaigns through an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. Features include automated workflows and full control over the agent screen.

You can see the full list of features here:

2.) 
Cloudonix

Cloudonix
Cloudonix provides businesses with software development tools (APIs/SDKs) enabling contextual communications, using existing communications tools and workflows.
Connect your website or mobile APP directly to your call or contact center, keeping the context of who the caller is, why they are calling, and how they got to you as part of the call.

3.) 
Connectica Solutions, LLC

PBX On The Cloud
We provide complete Cloud-based PBX/Phone Systems, including predictive and progressive dialers, phone lines in more than 75 countries and low cost international rates.
We specialize in the US and Latin American market.
PH: +1 (346) 444-3555

4.) 
Layer One Technologies

Layer One Technologies provides information and communication technology (ICT) services to businesses in the greater Charlotte area. Whatever your cabling needs, we have you covered.
PH: (980) 288-4800

5.) 
Megacall

VOIP services
Stay in contact quickly and easily with your international offices through Megacall.

Megacall will fulfill all your telecommunication requirements and on top of that go the extra mile and surprise you with new possibilities for your business, speed to action your requests and keeping within your budget.

📞 Virtual Switchboard
🔌 SIP trunk
🔢 Virtual number
📠 Call Center Solutions
PH: +34 952 667 511

6.) 
NetSapiens

SNAPsolution
Our SNAPsolution – UC and Collaboration tools – can be quickly deployed so you can realize your ROI just as quick. netsapiens offers a comprehensive suite of unified communications (UC) & Contact Center (CC) feature-sets to service providers. Custom-built to provide our partners with unprecedented levels of flexibility, customization, and ease of use.

netsapiens allows you to control your margins in order to improve your ROI. As a provider of a facilities-based solution, you are able to personally choose your origination, termination, hardware costs, etc. to fit your budget. We also allow you to strategically price your product for a maximum return on your investment by charging on a conc...
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PH: 7608463385

7.) 
Nuxiba Technologies

CenterWare
Build a strong business presence and improve customer relationships!

Offer custom-tailored solutions throughout your sales cycles and customer interactions and assess service levels and control corporate goal achievement through reports and statistics.

Obtain detailed reports based on relevant activity in your contact center, access our quality module to assess calls and performance, apply surveys, develop scripts, record conversations, and more!

Schedule a live demo or request a quote today!

8.) 
Televergence

Long Distance and Toll Free Specialists for Contact Centers
Televergence is a facilities based US Nationwide High volume/High Capacity Inbound and Outbound VoIP Carrier for Contact Centers. We specialize in termination (outbound) and origination (toll free and local DID) for the contact center. We have a technical staff that is up to date on the majority of platforms in use today, including asterisk and Vicci dial, as well as many of the currently in use software platforms.
Contact Centers generally see cost reduction and containment when using Televergence as their contact center telecom carrier. Televergence is the only active US VoIP carrier certified by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), which enables our services to qualify for meeting corporations Supplier Diversity Needs.
PH: 213-943-2023
 



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