BETTER BLOG

How to Go Green and Mean It: Advanced Strategies for Making Your Business Green in 2019

Updated on May 7th, 2019 You’ve already replaced your light bulbs, turned off your computer, and have even offered public transportation incentives to your employees. Your company is no stranger to going green, but you’re ready to take sustainability to the next level with more long-term, bigger investments. The upfront work to kick-off a larger…

Read More

Unified Communications Trends for 2019: What To Know About UC This Year

Over the last few years, we have seen a remarkable transformation take place in the enterprise communications arena, as businesses have migrated away from traditional phone systems in favor of IP-based communications. Today, the golden standard is Unified Communications (UC), a technology that combines multiple systems like voice, video, fax, presence, and instant messaging into…

Read More

How AI and IoT Are Impacting Business Communications

The global communications landscape is changing significantly, with the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) both growing at remarkable rates. If you’re not already familiar, IoT stands for “Internet of Things” and is the industry term for this era’s “smart” devices including smart phones, appliances, cars, and other items we use every day.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More
Android logo vs. Apple logo

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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. 

Read More

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…

Read More
New business, Profits, Bottom line, Video conferencing, Cloud based software, Open source software

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…

Read More
Mainstream tech providers, boutique tech providers, money growing

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…

Read More
woman talking on the phone, Phone, customers, etiquette, telecom,

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…

Read More