Unified Communications with Mango Voice

Unified communications are taking a new meaning in 2018. With VoIP systems popping up here and there offering what seems to be the same old service, Mango Voice is taking a step into integration to separate itself from other voice phone system providers. Mango business phone system is top of the line, reduces downtime and keeps your information on a truly geo-redundant platform. With other features like drag and drop, Mango Voice is giving their customers the best system without breaking the bank.

Unified Communications with Mango Voice – Not just a phone system

Unified Communications Companies are combining all communications technologies that the average office uses to market to their customers. With email marketing newsletters and virtual business fax services, most all communications are digital and readily available online. This makes business more efficient both in office and for the customers they serve. But what makes communications “unified”? Gartner defines Unified Communications as including these six areas:

  1. Voice and telephony, including mobility support
  2. Meeting solutions (formerly termed “conferencing”) — Audioconferencing, video conferencing and web conferencing
  3. Messaging — Email with voice mail and unified messaging (UM)
  4. The presence and instant messaging (IM)
  5. Clients — Including desktop clients and thin browser clients
  6. Communications-enabled applications — For example, integrated contact centers, communications platform as a service (cPaaS) and workstream collaboration (WSC)

Source: https://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-4CZ9W0V&ct=170908&st=sb

More Integrations for Unified Communications

When analyzing how each VoIP system runs, develops and grows, these complimentary pieces fit together like a puzzle. It’s a puzzle most business view as a welcomed change to simplify their costs and make the business flow more efficiently. In fact, with all the technology available, it has become an expectation from any end user to have technology services work together. This is exactly what Mango Voice has always centered the foundation of the product we deliver on. By listening to our client base, we’ve already begun developing integrative approaches to many products. Some of our latest integrations has included Mango Dental office phone services with integrations into the patient management systems and SMS messaging for appointment reminders.

And a question we might ask is, why is UC replacing legacy telephony and conferencing solutions? Again, according to Grand View Research, there is one major driving factor behind this technological shift: “companies are looking at ways to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and increase productivity.” We can even see the shift in spending from on premise to hosted solutions from Grand View’s Market Analysis.

By combining together multiple communication functionality into a cloud-delivered solution, businesses are able to hit all of these marks with just one paradigm shift. UC enables the “elimination of delays and speeding up of marketing,” thanks to the “integration of real-time communications with business processes.”

Source: https://getvoip.com/blog/2018/03/30/state-of-uc-2018/ 

Voice and Telephony – Mango Voice Phone System

Mango Voice has already established itself as the perfect VoIP business phone service. With features like drag and drop, a truly geo-redundant platform and best in class customer service based in the United States, we know how to make our customers happy. But just providing a phone service by itself isn’t enough anymore. We’ve already developed a virtual business fax solution that is more secure and dependable than any other stand-alone service. But there is still more needs to meet for each business. Mango Voice provides customized phone service solutions for each of our clients, but in each industry, they use different technology. For instance; in the dental office phone industry, there are a variety of services that integrate appointment reminders with SMS text messaging or other communications reminders. Mango Voice has already begun the process of integrating with these systems.

Meeting Solutions with Mango Voice

Unified Communications systems combine meeting solutions and messaging systems. Mango Voice provides a feature for virtual voice conferencing, parked calls, drag-and-drop call flows and other features to make telecommuting to your meetings possible. When conducting an over-the-phone conference call or meeting, Mango Voice provides a cloud-based phone system conference room service that allows multiple accounts to fit most any meeting need.

Mango Voice - Unified Communications and Voice Phone System

Mango Voice – Unified Communications and Voice Phone System

Mango Voice provides virtual conference room features that allow a single user to moderate invitations to conference rooms, “hand raising,” disconnecting, muting and unlimited lines to connect. Host your next business meeting from anywhere. You can host, join or add attendees from anywhere with an internet connection. Conference calls include moderation so that you are in control of the call. Let others wait to speak, set up a secure password for your conference call, enhance wait time with hold-music while others gather or include a customized greeting for your meeting.

Mobile or In-Office Unified Communications

Integrate all of the features that you use on a daily basis to run your business. This is unifying literally every detail to make business more efficient, easier on your wallet and you’ll see an immediate increase in your bottom line. Taking business with you on your mobile device is even easier when your VoIP business phone service integrates with mobile technology. This is one area where Mango Voice has excelled. The “find me follow me” feature allows phone communications to follow you wherever you may be. It also allows the features of your VoIP phone system to come along with you by allowing you to record calls and transfer to other office phones.

Unify Your Business with Mango Voice

Mango Voice understands the importance of communication in business. Business phone service is still one of the most important communication channels to reach your customers.  It is the heart of every service and absolutely paramount to any successful business venture. Mango Voice has created a customizable phone system and partner platform with a small business feel so that each client can establish the exact blend and function and features to make their system work for them.

Utilizing a single integrated platform, a business can find all the services they enjoy playing well together. This is Mango Voice’s goal in 2018. We’re jumping on the UCC train and riding off into the integrated sunset with your favorite applications.

 

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Business Phone Service is the Best Tool for Customer Service

Customer service is the key to a successful business. After searching through hundreds of articles about business strategy and marketing, customer service is at the heart of success. Mango Voice provides business phone service to businesses and organizations in various places, but the tools that we provide through our simple phone system is even more valuable to running your business. Let’s look at the key features of a business phone service that make it easier for businesses to provide the best in class customer service experience.

Business Phone Service Drag and Drop Interface

With any business phone services, there is an interface that you may utilize online to manage your system. These can range from a very simplistic feature-less experience to a powerhouse of cosmic power that only the smartest technician can mitigate. Mango Voice has decided to give you the powerhouse with a simple approach. Utilizing drag and drop technology, you can literally click and drag each call setting into place. Easily manage your call flow so that your customer can get the best service with the right person.

Drag and drop interface is one of the many features that make delivering the best service to your customers possible. We listen to our clients. Many have voiced concerns over difficult business phone systems features and want the ease of a simple administrative panel that delivers access to their phone features without any a headache. Mango Voice has accomplished this task!

True Geo Redundant Platform

A true geo-redundant platform is the key to ensuring your phone system runs well, 100% of the time. But what does that mean, exactly? Glad you asked. A truly geo-redundant platform means that our servers that house your cloud-based phone system spread across multiple locations in different areas. We then duplicate the information across all of these servers so that at any given moment, your information can be made available to your regardless of any outside factors. This means that you won’t hear busy signals or experience poor connection quality because our redundancy platforms are balancing the load for call data and running at optimum speeds.

A geo-redundant platform in a business phone system means you can deliver the best customer service to your callers because they will always be able to reach you and understand you without any delays or poor quality issues. Many customers that switch to Mango Voice immediately recognize the increased call quality and quantity. Business landlines are not always dependable, the quality is hit or miss. VoIP phone systems are a more affordable and customizable phone solution.

Creating the Right Customer Experience with Mango Voice

The entire way that Mango Voice operates is centered around creating an experience for your customers that they can truly be happy with. Since each business runs a little different from the rest, Mango provides an easy way for each business to set up their call flow and get their calls routed to the right people.

Customer Experience with Mango Voice

Survey Says: Customers highly value great customer service experiences. [Source.]

The experience customers have when contacting your business matters more than ever. With the advancement of social media and online reviews, any experience your customers have with you is highly likely to be reviewed online for the world to see. Making your call quality exceptional is one way to avoid negative feedback about contacting your company. Also, utilizing the drag and drop interface to customize your call flow will also make your customers more happy to reach the right people and find the help they need.

“It’s highly unlikely that you want to do business with someone who treats you poorly.

How you feel after a phone call you’ve made to a customer service center affects your further decisions. According to Deloitte, 62% of companies view customer experience delivered by the contact centers as a competitive differentiator.

Therefore, if you want your customers to stay loyal, you have to invest in the experience. As a result, Gartner predicts that by 2018, more than 50% of organizations will redirect their investments to customer experience innovations.”

Source: https://www.superoffice.com/blog/customer-experience-statistics/

Mango Voice recognizes the importance of fast and efficient service. That is why our support team is based in the United States and we pride ourselves on giving each customer all the tools they need to get their VoIP business phone service up and running quickly. Mango Voice offers a best in class experience for each new phone service customer.

Make the Most of Customer Interactions

It is vital to have a great phone system for your business to provide your customers with excellent service. That’s a given. But you also need the ability to track, record and USE your phone system to its full potential. Mango Voice offers features that you won’t find at just any old phone service provider. Get the full office experience with features like:

SMS Text Messaging

Your customers aren’t just using voice phone calls to contact people. They are using all forms of communication. SMS Text messaging is another way you can help remind your clients of meetings, schedules, appointments or send them friendly updates about services you offer. Engaging your customers through multiple communication channels is a great way to market your product as well.

Appointment Reminders

Automated appointment reminders can be sent through text message or with an automated call. Make sure your schedule stays full! Reminders are helpful to your business and to your customers to ensure the business keeps rolling in.

Business Fax

Step into the latest communication technology with our digital e-fax services at Mango Voice. Send and receive secure fax messages through an electronic portal and straight to your email inbox. Business fax is also mobile, take it where ever you are with our cloud-based phone system.

Smart Caller ID

Utilizing caller ID to track your customers as they call in can help your office run more efficiently. When a customer calls in, you can quickly look up their information and have their data right in front of you as you handle the incoming call. Make notes and keep the whole office up to date by updating their customer profile.

Mobile App

There are many features that go along with the Mobile App. You can forward calls to mobile devices, add mobile calls to a ring group, and transfer a call from your mobile to your office phones. Other features like find me follow me to allow you to set up a bit of logic for the system to pass through in order to handle calls according to the workflow that you specify.

Software Integrations

Mango Voice plays well with others. Recently we’ve developed several integrations with popular software that you are already using as part of your business structure. We work well with Dental offices, as we have recently set up integrations with a few of the most popular electronic records software products. Call Mango Voice today and we can talk about integrating with your favorite office management software solutions to make your phone system really work for you!

Call Tracking Phone Number

Increase your ROI with a call tracking phone number in your marketing campaigns. See detailed reports utilizing a call tracking phone number to see which advertising mediums are making your phone ring. Yet another way your phone system is working for you and making your business more profitable.

More Than a Typical Business Phone Service

Mango Voice is definitely more than a typical business phone service. In the VoIP business phone service world, you can find plenty of options for phones. Our customers choose Mango Voice because we listen. We create solutions to problems and keep your bottom line in mind.

We only stay in business when our customers are happy! We’ve also introduced a new Partner Platform to help incentivize our customer and partners that refer business to Mango Voice. Share this amazing unified communications system with your favorite businesses.

Mango Voice offers the best in technology with a true geo-redundant platform, best in class customer service and integrated features that keep your office running smoothly. Our team would love to work with you and determine the best solution for your business. Call us today for a free estimate: 888-541-1397.

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New Partner Platform and Incentives for Referrals

Mango Voice System Partner Platform

Mango Voice is launching new partner platform programs and incentives for referrals. In a press release published by the Channel Partners website for the Channel Partners Conference and Expo held at the Venetian and Sands Expo in Las Vegas (NV), Mango Voice announced their new initiative to strengthen their partner platform programs. Mango Voice, a cloud-based phone system and unified communications company has established itself in the communications sphere as the go-to company for businesses that are looking for a simplified phone solution without sparing features.

Partner Platform Program Incentives

The new incentive structure for partners makes referring business to Mango Voice worthwhile. Mango Voice is centered around the customer experience. The entire experience with Mango Voice has been customized and catered to the needs of each client’s company to make their phone system and unified communications simple yet optimized. Partners have access to rich solutions with easy to use drag-and-drop interfaces. Find industry-specific solutions for dental office phones, call centers, healthcare and a full proprietary hotel solution.

Mango Voice Partner Testimonial

Partners who offer Mango Voice to their customers are finding great value in their referrals. Help others ditch their business landline with a VoIP phone business phone service. One happy partner says:

Have you ever tried selling, or worse managing your own phone solution? It was a nightmare for our small shop. Swithcing to Mango Voice has allowed us to offer a truly scalable and professional and afordable phone solution to our cusotmes while still giving us the control as if it were our own self-hosted solution. We love it!

R. Lebaron (Glitch Busters)

Comment From Mango Voice CEO

Dave McBride, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mango Voice had this to say about the new partner platform and incentives announcement:

The simplicity of our user interface and rich features provides a unique and custom tailored solution. We offer state of the art features like drag and drop interface, US based customer service, and a true geo-redundant platform.

Features of Partner Platform

Mango Voice has always been proud of the excellent customer service experience. They provide personalized training and support for each new account. Setup of a Mango Voice VoIP business phone service is fast. An entire office can be up and running within a day or two. All of Mango Voice’s support staff are located in the United States. This makes communicating with Mango hassle free and easy.

The platform that Mango Voice is releasing is truly geo-redundant. This means that your VoIP phone system information is duplicated across multiple locations ensuring that your phone system will not suffer from unexpected outages or technical delays. Geo-redundancy with servers is a best-practice in the technology space to protect data and secure your business phone system communications. Our secure servers are well maintained, backed up and ready to handle your calls.

The drag-and-drop interface is another great feature to boast about. See just how easy it is to log in to your phone system, drag a few boxes around and have a fully customized solution that will sync with your office workflow. Don’t like how that’s working out? Simply log in and drag a few boxes around to change it up.

Mango Voice Testimonial on Facebook

Mango Voice Testimonial on Facebook

More About Mango Voice

Mango Voice provides a best in class communication and phone system for business. They provide solutions for specific industries and integrate with popular software. Mango is a truly geo-redundant platform that protects your business communication and makes it run without any errors or downtime. Call centers, hotels, dentists, healthcare and professional offices in a variety of industries have already found working with a Mango Voice phone system undeniably simple.

This unified communications system offered by Mango Voice can also track ROI on your marketing with tracking phone number analytics when you use unique numbers for marketing campaigns. The new partner platform provides businesses with more resources. Stay on top of cutting-edge technology with Mango Voice. Do more with your phone system. Mango Voice. Phones. Made simple.

Channel Partners Mango Voice Press Release

Read the full Press Release published by Channel Partners, April 2018

Read the full Press Release published by Channel Partners on April 18, 2018.     Or catch Dave McBride on the Mango Voice Phones podcast. Ready to upgrade your phone system? Contact Mango Voice to schedule a demo: 435-767-0882

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Why Mango Voice is the Best Dental Office Phone System

Did you know that Mango Voice has a customizable office phone system just for dentists? Mango Voice is the best choice for a dental office phone system. It’s no secret that we love making our amazing phone system even better by listening to each of our clients. One way that Mango Voice is constantly driving innovation in phone service is by customizing our solution to meet the needs of various industries. We know that not every business is the same. We also recognize significant differences between technology in different industries. That is why Mango Voice has made efforts to partner and integrate with industry software for dentists to help increase our ability to make the perfect phone system even more efficient for a dental office.

Dental Office Phones: Why you need VoIP

Technology is a fickle friend. It is constantly evolving and changing. Mango Voice understands this. We’ve built a phone system that is ready for change, upgrades, integrations and we are always innovating our product. You won’t get any of those things from a business landline. Now consider the dental industry. What do we have in common? We are always staying on the top of our game. For dental offices, they want a phone system that will guarantee great quality without costing an arm and a leg. This is why VoIP phone system technology is a great solution! Using an internet connection in the place of a dedicated telephone line saves money and is more efficient for communicating with patients.

VoIP business phone service is a fast, efficient, and an affordable way to upgrade your communication system. Enjoy better call quality and more functionality with voice over an internet protocol connection. With VoIP business phone service, you can create call flows that allow you to control what happens when your patient calls your office. Utilize our secure business fax feature with fax to email. Choose an auto-attendant message that welcomes your caller and directs them with prompts to schedule appointments or dial some one’s extension. Choose which staff member gets what call with our dial plan editors drag-and-drop user interface. It couldn’t be easier to drag and drop the whole workflow for what you want to happen when a patient calls your dental office phone.

What Makes Mango the Best for Dental Offices

Mango Voice offers a full list of features to all of our clients. Some of the features that dental office love are:

  • Smart Caller ID
  • Two-Way-Text Messaging
  • Appointment Reminders

Smart Caller ID

Smart Caller ID is a feature that allows your cloud-based phone system to integrate with your computers. With the Mango Voice customizable system, you can see an alert when a call is coming in. This alert will pop up on the screen and instantly gather information about the call before it is even answered. By looking up the number that is placing the call, the office staff can see if the number is recognized, if it belongs to a patient, and then quickly link to the system that stores the patients’ information. From there, they can add appointment information or make notes on the account. This makes answering calls at the dental office more efficient and provides better dental office phone service to your caller.

Two-Way-Text

Two-Way-Text messaging is another feature that Mango Voice can provide to dental offices. This allows the use of SMS texting through your office business phone system as another way to communicate with patients and customers. By using the business SMS messaging system, there is no need for third-party programs or using personal cell phones for business communication. Keep all information and messaging in one system. Many people prefer text messaging when they are not available for a voice call, this feature allows businesses to stay in touch with their people and maintain a high level of professionalism.

Appointment Reminders

With Mango Voice’s dental office phone system, dental offices utilize an appointment reminder feature. This allows a reminder to be emailed or sent by SMS text regarding appointments. Each appointment is confirmed, canceled or rescheduled and recorded in the system. Appointment reminders help the office say on schedule. Especially for a dental office, making and keeping an accurate accounting of appointments will make the day flow more efficiently.

Dentist Office Phones with mango Voice

Dentist Office Phones with Mango Voice

Innovation and Integration for Dental Office Phones

Innovation is key to success with technology. Mango Voice recognizes great software within the dental industry that is key to keeping the business running smoothly. That is why we’ve chosen to partner our amazing business phone system with some of the most popular dental office electronic records systems and office software. By providing integrations with popular dental software, Mango Voice provides dental office phones that work with existing systems. This also aids in making the switch to Mango Voice fast and easy.

Marketing your dental office with Mango Voice can also help your dental office track the return on investment for your ad campaigns. Utilize unique dental call tracking phone numbers to identify which marketing campaign is making your phone ring the most. Track campaign telephone numbers and see which lead sources are leading to the most closed business.

Get Started With Mango Voice Phones

Mango Voice provides an excellent dental office phone system. We’d even venture to say that we are the best dental office phone system! We provide dental VoIP phone system technology to replace old fashion phone lines. VoIP technology makes provides great call quality and a full list of features. These features help the office run efficiently. Be more effective, provide better service with a Mango Voice business phone system. 

Learn more about Mango Voice phones by listening to our very own, Dave McBride, on this Mango Voice phones podcast.

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Making Marketing Matter: How to use a tracking phone number

Mango Voice tracking phone number

Using a tracking phone number when you are marketing and advertising your business is one of the best ways to measure your investment. A tracking phone number means that you only use a certain number in one lead generating source. By tracking the performance on that one tracking phone number, you are able to see just how much response you are getting from that lead source within your cloud-based phone system. The ability to measure the engagement of a lead channel is invaluable when you think of just how much money your business can spend in different ventures.

 

Make Marketing Matter With Tracking Phone Numbers

It’s no secret that marketing is the key to business success. It’s all about finding what kind of marketing works for you and your business within your industry. Marketing can take on many forms. Sometimes word of mouth may seem like all you need to get by. But who wants to just get by? In a world with so much technology and social platforms with a global reach, it would be adventitious to take your marketing to the online world.

Marketing online can be tricky, however, this is where a tracking phone number is really the best-suited tool to measure your venture online. By using a unique phone number in your Facebook ads or AdWords campaigns, you can then see which avenue is serving your business through your cloud-based phone system. This is another great reason to be a Mango Voice customer. With our easy to navigate, drag-and-drop interface, you can see call routes and track phone number performance.

For instance, let’s say that you assigned a number to a Facebook campaign. Did you know that you can buy a phone number for as little as $4.99 in some cases? Add this number to your Mango Voice account and start tracking performance. You can see how many calls, along with date and time, are coming in from this number. As long as you utilize it for one lead source, it can effectively show you just how well that lead source is gathering traffic.

 

Tracking Phone Number Using Mango Voice Features

The reports inside of your Mango Voice dashboard can also show you more statistics on the performance from each phone number that you have assigned. These reports can help you see days, times and call durations. You can also record calls and listen back to them to ensure your team is handling the calls appropriately. Listening to recorded calls can also help you to ensure that the calls you are getting a certain phone number aren’t spammy or junk calls. You can measure the actual call quality of your VoIP phone system and help encourage your sales and customer service staff on how to close business.

In some instances, you can even set up a call route for the tracking phone number that you are using in your advertising. If the call rings during a certain time or if the call rings from a certain ad, you can choose a call route. Send it to your sales team, round robin a couple of salespeople or have it ring their mobile phones if they are out of the office. The possibilities are endless. Each phone number can have its own call route so that you can ensure your marketing dollars are not being wasted on a call that goes unanswered.

 

Smarter Marketing for Successful Business

Have you ever heard the expression, “work smarter, not harder?” Well, tracking phone numbers are the epitome of working smarter. You already use phone numbers when you advertise, why not use a phone number that has some data tied to it? No more guesswork when you are tracking your sales for the month. You’ll know exactly which lead sources are converting.

Many advertising channels are expensive, time-consuming to set up, or maybe you’re just not sure about the audience. With tracking phone numbers and Mango Voice, you have all the tools you need to quantify your marketing channels through your VOIP business phone service. Know which ones are producing real results, and can the other non-producing advertising. Money spent marketing can feel like a gamble. Measure your return on investment clearly while using call tracking phone numbers.

 

Mango Voice Call Tracking Phone Numbers

Mango Voice offers a plethora of features to make utilizing your business phone system more than just answering a call. You literally have a powerhouse of data, reporting, and customizable features to make business your phone system the best working tool for your company. Make your business function on another level and find out where you are missing opportunities. Don’t lose any more calls. Don’t waste money on ads when your team isn’t around to answer important sales calls. With all of the features of Mango Voice, you can set call routes, schedules and forward calls with Find Me Follow Me to mobile phones for team members that are away from their desk.

Smart marketing is the best marketing. Make call tracking phone numbers part of your strategy on Mango Voice. Track your marketing, see what channels are performing and close more business. A business phone system that can do all of that is definitely something that every business owner can appreciate. Guarantee a big ROI with your marketing by utilizing Mango Voice.

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Dave McBride on Outlier Magazine – Mango Voice Phones Podcast

Mango Voice Phones Podcast

Mango Voice’s co-founder and CEO, Dave Mcbride, was interviewed by Outlier Magazine in episode 401 of the Outlier podcast. In this interview with Ever Gonzales, he covers the secrets to his success and how Mango Voice is different than other VoIP phone system solutions on this Mango Voice Phones Podcast.

The Outlier podcast features interviews with entrepreneurs and “disruptors” in their respective industries who are taking a different approach to business. These business minded founders and individuals are breaking the status quo and changing the world. This Mango Voice Phones Podcast is no different. They take their conversation from personal to business covering all the ins and outs of the business.

 

“There is nothing better than coming home after a long day at the office and having children get excited to see me.” – Dave McBride

 

Dave McBride got his start as an entrepreneur mowing lawns. His early years encompassed several small startups. He later found himself in the world of technology. After starting an internet service provider company, Dave found that many of his clients didn’t have a basic phone system to serve their respective operations. Since McBride had all the resources and technology to customize a business phone system for his clients, he did just that. From there, Mango Voice was born.

McBride also covers other key elements to his success by discussing barriers to his success, operations challenges and how he has overcome these obstacles. Dave has always carried with him a desire to keep his customers happy and show them he is listening to their requests. This has greatly contributed to the success of Mango Voice by allowing them to create a customized solution that truly sets them apart in the industry of business phone systems.

Mango Voice has always been clearly separated from other VoIP phone systems by providing a much more simple solution to phone systems. Mango Voice not only provides a simple solution, but it also boasts the best features in the industry. This phone system is scalable, affordable, feature-rich and easy to use.

Listen to Episode 401 on Outlier podcast; Dave McBride | Mango Voice Phones Podcast

 


 

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What is a VoIP phone system and why should I care?

Happy New Year! If you are like most business owners, they are constantly trying to find ways to innovate, cut costs and make their businesses more efficient. If these are some of your business goals for the new year, you better be sure you’ve jumped on the VoIP train. What is VoIP phone system, anyway? Let’s explore.

A VoIP phone system is the best solution for phones for modern businesses that aren’t stuck in prehistoric times. Not only does a VoIP phone system make your business more efficient with tons of cool features, it can also cut your phone bill in half. Still not sure you’re catching what we’re throwing? Here are some questions we’ll answer in this post:

  • VoIP Phone System – What is it?
  • Why is a VoIP Phone Systems in a “cloud”?
  • How does a VoIP Phone System save me time and money?

 

How the Old School phone system worked:

Traditional Phone Line Cons

A VoIP Phone System is a voice line hosted over the internet protocol phone system. Let’s take you back to the age of the prehistoric phone business landline. A dedicated line just for phone transmissions ran from the local service provider to your physical location. These business landlines transmitted data for your phones at a startlingly slow rate. Most of the time, you probably didn’t notice how slow. Most of the time, you probably weren’t your frustrated, confused customer that kept getting a busy signal during high call volume episodes, too. The not so lovely part about these old business landlines is that they are prone to dysfunction and fixing them required technical support outside of your office that would often take hours or days to fix anything. There was also zero accountability because you really didn’t know or had no way of knowing just how many missed calls and lost business was falling off the phone grid.

Enter the age of the internet. The internet has provided modern businesses with so many neat tools. We now have the ability to market our brand on a global scale with little effort. Our ability to leverage technology has scaled business possibilities into the clouds! But what does this all mean in terms of a VoIP phone system?

What is a VoIP Phone System?

Using the internet as the medium for conducting business phone systems, we can now transmit data to a VoIP phone system so much faster than the old phone lines. We can also utilize your current internet connection without having to run new wires to your business. Granted, a VoIP phone system is best utilized with a high-speed connection, but most business internet providers now provide speeds that make this requirement super easy to meet or exceed that requirement.

A VoIP phone system works faster, has more reliability and includes tons of fun features. What used to take you 3 calls to the phone company, lots of headaches and extra cash is now included with a VoIP phone system. You can easily set the hours of operation, manage voicemails, extensions, business fax to email, music on hold and all the glorious features that have become the new standard for a business phone system in a matter of seconds. No more busy signals or lost calls!

What is a VoIP Phone System in the “cloud”?

When you start learning more about VoIP business phone service technology, odds are you’ll start hearing these crazy terms about fluffy white clouds. Don’t let this confuse you. The technical world is especially fond of acronyms and crazy double-meaning words just to make it all the more fantastic when you figure out what we are actually saying. In terms of the infamous “cloud” what the technical world is referring to is a digital atmosphere where your servers are no longer just physical assets located in your business. Cloud-based phone system servers are duplicated across multiple physical locations making their redundancy so reliable that they are “cloud-esque”.

Mango Voice VOIP Phone System Cloud

By balancing data in repeat across multiple servers, this redundancy makes data loss next to impossible. Cloud-based phone system technology is also really cool because you can access the data from any internet connection. This makes having multiple physical locations for your business really easy for a VoIP phone system. You can also access the administrative side of your phone system from any web browser to make changes to call handling or access call records.

How does a VoIP phone system save me time and money?

VOIP Phone Save

Let’s get down to business. Most people could care less how all of this actually works, they just want to be sure they are making the right decision for their business. Business owners care about the bottom line; how is this saving me money and time? Easy. A VoIP phone system saves you money by using your existing internet connection. The only cost is the physical phone handset and a small monthly fee to access the administrative side of your phone system. Simple.

A VoIP phone system saves you time in many, many ways. Setup, for instance, goes from being a long, involved process to being plug and play. Unbox your pre-programmed phones, plug them in and start answering and making phone calls immediately. Save more time by using all the cool features. One of the most time-saving features is “find me, follow me”. Activate a mobile application on your smartphone and take business calls anywhere, anytime. No need to be waiting by your office phone all day. Carry on with your busy schedule and never miss a call. You can also record calls, set up call routing and much much more.

VoIP Phone System with Mango Voice

Mango Voice utilizes a VoIP phone system to bring businesses owners a simplified phone system with enterprise-grade features. We’re the favorite of savvy business owners and operators all around the country. Our clients have saved a lot of money switching to our service from traditional phone line service. Many clients have even switched from other VoIP providers to Mango Voice and saved, too! We don’t mess around. Let’s simplify life, save time, save money and make 2018 the most successful year yet!

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Top 3 Mistakes Businesses Make With VOIP Business Phone Service

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Business owners make mistakes. A lot. Some of the most costly mistakes end up being those corners cut in customer service. The most popular way people communicate with a business is by phone. If those phones are slow to connect, have terrible quality or if they drop calls… your customers will not be happy. VOIP business phone service is a step in the right direction, but even still, business owners make mistakes when choosing the right service for their business. Here are the top 3 most costly mistakes business owners make with their VOIP business phone service.

Number 1 : Your VOIP Business Phone Service Doesn’t Do That…

All VOIP business phone services are not created equally! Just because you signed up for a VOIP phone system, doesn’t mean you will get all of the great features that your company needs to run efficiently. There is an endless list of features that your VOIP business phone service is capable of having. Some of our favorite Mango Voice VOIP business phone service features include:

  • iOS and Android App for your Mobile Phone
  • Simple User Interface
  • Drag and Drop
  • Redundancy
  • Increased Up Time
  • Cloud-Based Phone System
  • Multiple Locations
  • API Integration
  • On-site Training
  • CRM Integration
  • No Maintenance Fees
  • Find Me / Follow Me Call Forwarding
  • Unlimited Minutes For Business
  • Reports & Analytics
  • Visual Dial Plan Editor
  • Auto Attendant
  • Voicemail to Email
  • Call Parking
  • Conference Rooms
  • Call Queues
  • Fax to Email
  • Call Recording
  • Schedule Based Call Routing
  • Music On Hold
  • Advertisement Tracking
  • Local Presence
  • Intercom Paging
  • Ring Groups
  • ….. And more in development!

Are you seeing this list? It’s huge! We can’t ever pick just one or two favorite features. Each one makes the business run so much smoother. Now, let’s visit another VOIP business phone service company and see what features they have…. Hm… Oh, nope. They don’t have that one, or the next one, or even the one after that! This is why going with the wrong VOIP business phone service without all the great features is one of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make.

I can already hear the critics… “But what does it matter if they don’t have fax to email? I have a fax machine!” To this, I simply say, “Oh dear.” Life in the technology age is really so much better. Relying on outdated technology is another big, huge, mistake. But this kind of thinking is what brings us to the second biggest, most costly mistakes a business owner can make.

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  • Take away for Number 1: Research features! Make sure you know what features you want and need in a VOIP business phone service.

Number 2 : The other guys say you have to do WHAT to set up your new phone system?

Setting up your new cloud-based phone system with the wrong company can be pretty complicated. Ya, they come with instructions, but so does all that fun furniture at the Ikea stores. It’s just not right now similar the instructions for building a sofa can compare to getting your new VOIP business phone system up and running with the wrong phone provider. VOIP business phones service is not the same at each company you work with. As we demonstrated with the long list of features that Mango Voice offers its’ customers, the setup process can be much different with other companies, too.

Mango Voice realized that getting your VOIP business phone service set up doesn’t have to be complicated. We don’t include a 50-page instruction manual with your phones. Although I’m sure if you wanted one from the phone manufacturer, we could find one for you. We only send a simple sheet with 4 steps on it to get your phones set up and an easy to understand diagram to show you what to plug in.

Getting started with Mango Voice has four simple steps:

  1. Contact Your Onboarding Specialist.You’ll have a dedicated specialist that has extensive knowledge of the system ask you a few quick questions to ensure we get the right phone sent to your business. Your VOIP business phone service is then programmed before it is shipped out to your location. In some cases, we can overnight phones and have you fully set up within a day.
  2. Connect Your Phones.When you get the phones, you’ll need to attach the cord to the handset and plugin the device to a power sourcTheTeh next step is to plug the ethernet (internet) cable into the phone. Really, it’s that easy.
  3. Training.Our long list of features is very impressive, but it takes a little familiarity for them to become second nature with a new VoIP business phone service. We offer training over the phone, in person or via video conference. We also provide training videos. We can also take care of transferring your existing phone numbers over into our system so you don’t have to re-print all of your marketing materials. We’ll take care of you!
  4. Pick up your phone, it’s ringing!After a few simple steps, your cloud-based phone system is ready to use. Don’t be surprised if your phone starts ringing right away! Getting up and running is a simple and easy process with Mango Voice. See… it’s simple.
  • Take away for Number 2: Phone set up really can be simple! Make sure your VOIP business phone system is easy to set up.

Number 3 : Are you spending all day on the phone… with technical support?

One thing that business owners do not have time for… long technical support calls. You’ve done it before, called into a technical support line. Waited. Pressed 1 for English. Pressed 0 for an operator. Pressed 1 to confirm that you wanted to speak with an operator. Pressed 1 to confirm that you wanted to speak with the operator in English. The operator comes on the line and asks how they can help only to pass you on to another department that has another wait. Waiting. Waiting.

The thing about all this waiting is that it wouldn’t be too frustrating if it was worth the wait, right? But then when you finally get someone on the line, they seem to question everything you are asking… like they were just hired… and then they have to put you on another hold because they have to go ask if they still service the phone you are calling from…. sound familiar?

Ok, look. We get it. Technical support can be complicated, especially in complex situations. This is another advantage to using Mango Voice and their VOIP Business phone services. We have support personnel readily available for your company. We do have resources online and videos, but when you call Mango Voice, you’re going to get a knowledgeable support person that knows your company and can easily answer your questions. We recognize you don’t have time to sit on frustrating support calls, so we do our best to be as easy to work with and as easy to understand as possible.

It’s time for a change.

Have you ever heard the saying, “Innovate or die”? It’s especially true for businesses and technology. But don’t take our word for it. In Business Insider’s article they outline why it is critical for business owners to innovate and embrace the changing technologies:

We should be most concerned about companies that are currently successful that do not have innovation ingrained in the fabric of their businesses. They are the ones that need to avoid the FDH (fat, dumb, and happy) syndrome, try new things and not rest on their laurels. They have to risk failure to continue to achieve great success. They should know that survival today requires more than treading water, and that many of the companies that were once great are now gone or on their way out largely because they stopped innovating. In fact, according to Forbes, the average lifespan of a successful S&P 500 Company was 67 years in the 1920’s. Today it is 15 years. More companies need to innovate to improve these declining numbers.

http://www.businessinsider.com/innovate-or-die-a-mantra-for-every-business-2013-7

We understand that technology is hard to keep up with. We’re focused on it all day, every day, so understanding comes a little easier to those of us in this industry. That feeling of discomfort with change may be uncomfortable for a moment, but when your revenues start increasing and your customers cheer in excitement because they are reaching you more often, and faster, then business owners realize what a great step it is to invest in updated phone service technology.

We really can help!

Lack of understanding doesn’t need to hold you back. We can simplify this complex topic which really isn’t as complex as most people think. Let’s take, well, Mango Voice as an example. When you work with Mango Voice, we have the best team around. You’ll work with a call specialist that will assess the needs of your business, take down all the details and find the right customized system for your company or small business. After that assessment, your boss’s jaw will drop when you tell them just how affordable this enterprise-grade phone solution is. We package up your phones in a box, you receive them, plug them in and start answering calls. It’s that easy.

Mistakes happen. Some of the best lessons come from making the occasional mistake. But if we can help save you from making the mistake of choosing the wrong VOIP business phone service, then let us help! We love working with businesses in a variety of industries. We’ve helped dentists, lawyers, technology companies, schools and even government agencies all upgrade to the best VOIP business phone service around. We’d love to work with you.

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Introducing Mango Voice 3.0 – A More Efficient Cloud-Based Phone System

Mango Voice is simply rocking the business world with its’ most efficient cloud-based phone system yet. Our latest update, nicknamed “Mango Voice 3.0” is boasting stellar speeds, more efficient data balancing, and more redundancy. This latest update looks to solve common problems that most people find when working with a cloud-based phone system. Businesses can’t afford downtime, dropped calls, poor call quality or any data loss. Our already impeccable system has now been packed with a powerhouse of features to ensure any of these poor call patterns won’t happen to a Mango Voice client.

Mango Voice provides simple phone systems with little to no headache to set up. Now, that sounds fantastic. Get even more piece of mind knowing that Mango Voice is staying on top of the game by integrating all of the latest technology into our best yet cloud-based phone system. We’ll cover some of the cool features our latest update brings to the table. Don’t worry, you won’t be tested on any of the technical stuff.

 

Seamless Redundancy, A Cloud-Based Phone System Feature

Redundancy is a great feature for your phone server, NOT in your business phone conversations. Ok, so the kind of redundancy we’re actually referring to isn’t the act of repeating yourself over and over again on the phone, but rather packing your small business phone system with a powerhouse of goods. Seamless redundancy, in terms of your phone servers that power up your cloud-based phone system, is the ability to copy your information from one server to another server.

To understand how redundancy works best, we’ll use an example of one way we used to balance phone calls through our system setup that utilizes two servers. Server A and Server B lined up to manage your calls. Should anything happen to Server A, like maybe it’s getting too busy and slowing down, Server B should have a synced copy of information so that it can kick in and handle the extra load. That’s one way to look at redundancy. Two redundant servers with the same information.

The Problem:

Server A acts as the “hot” or “active” server most of the time. The this is set up, it makes essentially every server is an “A” server with live communications between many servers spread out across the US. Your business can connect to any one without skipping a beat. There are a couple of drawbacks to this setup.

  1. Downtime is a little more possible if any data communication loss occurs between the servers.
  2. This design does not include completely seamless redundancy.
  3. Transferring data is not as fast.

 

The problem with this redundancy technique between two servers is that there are only two points of success. Should both servers get bogged down, downtime is more possible. There are also issues with this setup because it exposes any weakness in the communication between the two servers. If you have a slow internet connection or any data loss between Server A and Server B, then they may not sync up exactly. This is where problems abide.

Introducing A Better Cloud-Based Phone System With Mango Voice 3.0

Mango Voice knows how to handle its data. But now, we are handling it with even more efficiency than ever. We’ve beefed up our cloud-based phone system with the latest and greatest technology. We’ve updated our system to integrate dynamic router negotiation with our phone servers. Remember old Server A and Server B? Gone. We now have a figurative wheel of phone servers, integrating together instantaneously in a circle of data. Information gets spun around the wheel so that there is higher redundancy between each data point, no more data loss and a significant reduction in any downtime. Instead of just two points of data, we now have multiple servers passing information.

Mango Voice 3.0’s new cloud-based phone system is zippy. It’s not your grandma’s phone switchboard. Bringing information into the cloud, we are able to manipulate the data faster. Mango Voice can now manage data and ensure the greatest call quality for your small business. Mango Voice doesn’t overcomplicate a good thing. Our phones are still simplified out of the box and ready to plug right in. While all this technology talk may sound complicated, all you have to do is unbox and plug it in. We really do give you a simplified business phone system.

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Mango Voice 3.0 Cloud-Based Phone System

 

Advantages of the new Mango Voice 3.0:

  1. Less downtime.Downtime can hurt call volumes and terminate calls prematurely. With this phone system in place, calls are routed to an available phone server and passed through available systems quickly. This prevents downtime and ensures calls are successful.
  2. No syncing issues.Syncing between two servers that aren’t always in full communication was the weak link in the A and B server scenario. Here, there are no syncing issues because the data is being passed through the loop all the time, immediately.
  3. Dynamic router negotiation.The phone system has a router with dynamic programming allowing it to find the best route for the information to pass through to your network. This makes setup even more of a breeze.
  4. Truly cloud-based.Servers that are based in “the cloud” are on a network that enables lightning-fast speeds and quick transfer of data. Cloud-based systems are also easy to access from any physical location at any time.
  5. Seamless redundancy. Seamless redundancy is the instantaneous communication between all phone servers at the same time. This prevents data loss and ensures all systems are up to date.

Load Balancing – The Key To Saving Data

So while our new system sounds amazing, and it is, the key to making it faster and more efficient is the way we load balance your data. Have you ever done a load of laundry and then walked away only to hear a loud “thud, thud, thud,” that intensifies as your clothes start spinning faster in the cycle? An off-balanced load of laundry is just as annoying as poorly balanced data in a server. It’s not efficient.

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With our circle of redundancy, we are also able to load balance the data as we receive it. What this means is during those busy call times, we are able to distribute the congestion evenly across multiple points to ensure no calls drop, there is no loss in speed and everything operates as it should.

This system is truly cloud-based. By load balancing through dynamic router negotiation, there are no more syncing issues or loss of data. Our routers can adjust to handle increased call volume by analyzing how each piece is altering the data. It then is programmed to hand it off in the same way it was received. This structure also works with your systems firewalls so that we don’t have to alter anything inside of your security features to have it work effectively with the router. Having multiple data points dramatically reduces downtime.

Phones. Made Simple.

We know you have a choice when it comes to VOIP Phone Systems for business. Mango Voice prides itself on giving you all the big brand features with a small company touch. When you contact Mango Voice, you talk to real people. We want each of our clients to feel valued and taken care of. Our cloud-based phone systems deliver efficiency and great quality. We truly are the perfect phone system for any small to medium-sized business.

Our affordable phone handsets come in a few different varieties. We have a corded phone and wireless phones available to work with your Mango Voice service. We offer three different pricing tiers for small businesses plus specialized pricing for industry-specific organizations like hotels, schools or government agencies.

Call us today for more information on your cloud-based phone system. Or better yet, tell your friends about Mango Voice and get all of the benefits of our Partner Program.

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Is your business fax putting your company at risk?

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In the age of modern technology, there are many business practices that we assume are safe. Using a fax machine with a fax line used to be a common practice. Now, there are several online companies that offer quick and easy electronic business fax services. The thing that they don’t tell you is that those important documents may be putting your small business at risk.

Why Business Fax Machines Are Out

As they are considered old technology and are thus often neglected security-wise, fax machines pose potential risks to every organisation where they are used. Yet few companies have a comprehensive and enforced policy covering their use. The main problem is that a fax does not guarantee confidential transmission, either for incoming or outgoing faxes. That means it isn’t a naturally secure way to exchange sensitive information.

Computer Weekly – Michael Cobb

Ok, so that beast in the copy room that makes crazy noises when you press the wrong button that’s called an old-school fax machine and if you are lucky enough to remember their melodious noise, then you probably know just how great they are to work with. Let’s also reminisce over the extra line on our business phone system bill that includes the added expense of the unnecessary fax line. Somehow fax machines are always bigger than they need to be, temperamental, and ridiculously complicated.

Enter the modern age. There is an app for everything. Mango Voice recently announced their mobile app available on both iTunes for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices. So we definitely get the app thing. What you should be aware of is the security involved in business fax transmission. To do that, we’re going to need to explore the process of sending a business fax.

Online Fax Services are Better?

The fax machine: a large box that squeaks whilst taking a piece of paper and eating it, then spitting it out the other side in an obnoxious fashion – repeatedly. This is usually accompanied by sounds that are similar to a broken dial tone that screams. Cherish the memories of your dear busted business fax machine. What else do we do? We have to send fax messages in the world of business.

You scurry to an online solution. With these fancy online business fax applications, they simplify the process by scanning or taking a picture of your documents and then hurling them precariously into the interweb. Cyberspace then passes it around like a hot potato until it lands at the destination that you specified. But what you may not know is that your business fax may have pulled a “Hansel and Gretel” and left a cute breadcrumb trail on the way. With the right information, in the right place, evil ner-do-wells that stalk the internet for vulnerabilities could hack their way into your insecure file data and compromise your important documents.

Not only do un-encrypted messages get passed around with insecure online fax services, but the message once it arrives may sit in someone’s insecure email inbox for days, weeks or months waiting for an email hacker to come along and find your sensitive information.

Security Measures and Why You Should Care

Why do you care about hackers that have all the time in the world to find random fax messages to hack and exploit? Because Fortune Magazine writes articles like this one about “5 huge security breaches at big companies” where the major problem was that no one was paying attention to small details similar to our fax debacle at hand. If huge companies like Walmart, Target, Apple and Home Depot have these problems, odds are your small company may fall into a security trap.

Let’s review quickly the reasons for using an online fax service:

  1. Your fax machine was too terrible to consider fighting with this morning (assuming you have one), there is not possibly enough coffee.
  2. The documents that you are sending are far too important for just email.
  3. And lastly, said documents are also too special and time sensitive for snail mail.

This creates the need in the wonderful world of business for a fax transmission to be necessary.

The Best Cloud-Based Business Fax Solution

Secure Fax by Mango VoiceNow that we all understand the problem, let’s queue the cherubic angel voices with an “ah” as we introduce the new-and-improved extra SECURE Mango Voice Business Fax. We actually listen to our clients and customers. When we hear that a feature could be better, we want to be better. While we have always had security protocols built in, we saw an opportunity to lock down fax transmissions with an added layer of security. We are always staying up-to-date with the latest technology and using it to take care of our clients. Luckily, we have some talent on our team and they know all about creating awesome programs.

Mango Voice Secure Business Fax adds all the security in all the right places. Where other services claim that they offer “secure” fax, the transmission is not nearly as protected as you may think. That’s why we re-thought the process of secure fax making it easier for you to share time-sensitive information without worrying about security issues.

You can still fax from your mobile device by adding an attachment or taking a picture, then using our business fax feature, we will send your message. We’re not really into slinging faxes into cyberspace without all the added safety features. We encrypt the transmission and store your data in our super-secure cloud-based server. Some in the office lovingly refer to this server as “the vault”. Your business fax message doesn’t leave our vault. The recipient of your message then receives instructions with a 2-step verification process for accessing your secure fax message from our vault. It is only available for a specified time frame and then our program encrypts the file once again and locks it up safe.

Phones. Made Simple

Mango Voice lays it out on your cloud-based business phone system couldn’t be easier. Quickly see a list of your files and access them whenever you need. We’ll worry about all the locks and keys and keep your files safe. Trust me, this process is easier than trying to guess if your fax machine is confirming that you sent your fax transmission while the person on the other end watches their machine blink and squeak. Oh, and good luck knowing if you inverted those last two digits. Perhaps the people at that misdialed number will enjoy your message?

Don’t let fax machine security risk happen at your small business. Find a better way to send business fax messages. Do it even better with Mango Voice and save time, money and your ear lobes. Mango Voice offers a full list of features with all of our small business phone system plans.

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