1800 numbers have been around in Australia for long enough that most people are familiar with them: they understand that a 1800 number is a free call and feel comfortable about dialing these numbers.
1300 numbers are not quite as well known. We still see the occasional posting on places like Whirlpool with people worried about how much it costs them to phone a 1300 number—although these postings are becoming less and less frequent.
So what are the differences between these two types of numbers? And which one is best suited to your business?
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Here are the three most common questions that we get asked about 1300 numbers:
- What exactly is a 1300 number?
- Why do I need one for my business?
- How much is it going to cost me?
Let’s look at each one of these in turn.
Did you know that a Live Answering Service can generate a lot more money than it costs?
Scenario: A potential customer is calling, but you’re not able to take the call. You’ve heard the experts and business gurus say that you should personally answer as many calls as possible, but there will always be times when you’re in a meeting or talking to another customer on the phone, working at a customer site, having lunch, dropping the kids off at school, or on the verge of solving a tricky problem that you don’t want to be distracted from.
That’s what voicemail is for. Right?
Well … that depends on how many potential customers your business can afford to lose.
With Christmas and New Year almost here, it’s time to make sure your business phone services are ready for the holiday period. This service update covers the following topics:
- Making Changes to your Services
- Contacting Alltel Support During the Holidays
- Special Offer: Live Answering Service
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