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Cutting Your Phone Bill Costs

Image courtesy of Pixabay Whether you’re a small startup or a colossal business with many years under your belt, you’re always searching for ways to save money. If there is a method for pinching some pennies, we bet you’ve tried it. One of the easiest places to save a few bucks is with your phone…

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How to Stay Productive When Working Remotely

If you have a job that allows you to work remotely, you understand how easy it can be to fall into a rut. While it’s important to have rituals, it’s also important to shake things up a bit to avoid falling into a hole of unproductivity. We’ve rounded up a few tips to keep you…

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The Evolution of Android vs. iPhone

Apple and Android accounted for 99.6% of smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2016. That’s a pretty significant duopoly of the smartphone market! What makes these two maestros of multitouch screens the standouts? Evolution. Over the last 10 years, both Android and Apple have come a long way, consistently outpacing their competitors. For a…

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8 Cures for Common Conference Call Problems

After weeks of planning for your important conference call, you’re ready. You have a stack of notes filled with talking points, and you’ve managed to coax your biggest customers into clearing their schedules for this exact moment. With an exciting jolt of adrenaline, you open the conference call. But something’s wrong. You can hear your…

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10 Years of Giving Back: A Look at BetterWorld’s Charity Work

BetterWorld Telecom (BWT) has been dedicated to being America’s leading B2B, full-service, sustainable communications provider since 2003. In fact, as a B Corporation, improving the environment and our communities is one of our top priorities. 

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The Case for Buying Used Technology

People often dismiss refurbishment when it comes to technology. Everyone seeks the latest and greatest tech products. Many people fear that refurbished hardware isn’t as reliable as a brand new product. However, refurbished technology has many environmental benefits. In fact, in some cases it can be even more efficient than recycling. TechSoup notes that it…

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Guaranteed Money Saving Tips for Every Entrepreneur

Starting a new business is no easy feat and your bottom line is always a constant thought as an entrepreneur. However, for the new entrepreneur the thought can become a deep concern.  Fortunately, with numerous options you can address your concerns before they become crippling.  By thinking outside the box and implementing these tricks, you…

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Mainstream vs. Boutique Tech Providers

  When it comes to providing technology solutions, mainstream providers may seem like the only options available for your nonprofit or business. Because both companies and organizations alike rely on Internet and telecommunications to function, they can feel trapped with their providers due to long-term contracts or lack of choices. If your company or nonprofit…

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Phone Etiquette Mistakes with Customers

Just as businesses strive to make great first impressions in person, first impressions over the phone are just as crucial. When customers call in for assistance with a service or to voice a complaint, companies need to be ready to handle all situations appropriately. Employees answering customer calls should be trained to avoid some of…

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Using Tech at Work to Be More Sustainable

As a certified B Corporation, it’s important to us as an organization to continue to find new and innovative ways to improve. Being a sustainable organization means continuing to lessen our environmental impact while still providing meaningful and useful services. How can you make a difference in your office?

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How Cloud Services Can Improve Business

Cloud services and the ever-changing world of Internet technology has transformed the way companies all across the globe conduct business. The ability to share information with coworkers, customers and other businesses has become simpler and more accessible when cloud systems are put into place. A myriad of industries and business models are able to take…

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VoIP vs PBX

With the rapid growth and improvement of technology, companies are changing the way they do business by updating communication methods. Computers, handheld devices and even “work phones” are evolving to add to business and nonprofit growth. Private Branch Exchanges (PBX) are the traditional phone systems used by many workplaces around the world. Traditional landlines are…

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