Managing Your Toll Free Service

Specialists in the telecommunications industry and experienced business consultants know that it is important that toll free subscribers select a specific phone number that suits their image and is quickly recalled by consumers. It is also essential that business owners and professionals include their 800 numbers on websites, business cards, brochures, , and in every single advertisement. Toll free is the best marketing tool–but it is important to manage your numbers and use them to your best advantage.

Toll Free Numbers a Boon to Small Businesses

Many news reports on how to succeed in the business world during a recession are providing advice that we here in the telecommunications industry have long known—that the value of a 1-800 number cannot be underestimated. A toll free number lends credibility to any business, enhances customer service, and increases customer confidence. Studies show that sales can double and word of mouth referrals can increase by as much as 200% making toll free service indispensable for all types of business.

The Facts About the SMS800

The SMS/800 Data Center houses the main database of available toll free 800, 888, 877 and 866 phone numbers for the United States and Canada. The SMS/800 maintains and updates the database and keeps records of the owners of each number and the service providers. Available numbers on the database are assigned to subscribers on a first-come, first-served, basis.

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