Toll Free Numbers

Toll free numbers help small businesses and entrepreneurs get an immediate nationwide reach and big business image.

How a Local Phone Number Helps You Build Trust with Customers

If you work in or manage a business in a service-based industry, you are more than aware that building trust with customers is paramount to your financial success. In fact, some business leaders have even gone so far as to say that trust is actually the new business currency and something that should be monitored and reviewed regularly by companies.
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Sprint’s New ‘StarStar Me’ is a Miss

Sprint’s New ‘StarStar Me’ is a Miss

Sprint’s new mobile-to-mobile vanity service doesn’t cut it for business owners but gives creepy speed daters a new tool to up their creepiness factor.

Sprint recently announced a new service for their mobile phones called StarStar Me. It’s basically a vanity call forwarding service to your existing Sprint cell phone number. As you know, we provide toll free vanity numbers so it piqued our interest. After further review, we think Sprint has missed the mark with their mobile vanity experiment. The way it works is the user pays monthly for a vanity word/phrase after two star symbols, e.g., **MATT.

Here’s why we think you can do better:
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800 Numbers Are So Hot in 2012

800 Numbers Are So Hot in 2012

Charlie Sheen’s meltdown and America’s subsequent obsession with the former fake Cleveland Indians pitcher was one of the biggest stories in pop culture of 2011. Needless to say, we’re ready to slam the door on 2011 like the Wild Thing did to the White Sox (¡en español!) and start predicting what will be huge in 2012.

It might seem unlikely to you now, but we’re professionals, we know what we’re talking about. 800 numbers and toll free numbers will end up being this year’s Tickle Me Elmo. Think about it, a vanity toll free number makes a great gift for any occassion.

At the time of writing this, there were countless toll free phone numbers available that ended in “funk”. Who wouldn’t want that? Unfortunately, a toll free 867-5309 was not available (I would have taken it).

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Referral Promotion Winner Announced: Who’s Going to Hawaii?

Referral Promotion Winner Announced: Who’s Going to Hawaii?

And the winner is…

At FreedomVoice, we continuously reward our customers for referrals through our Refer-A-Friend program. Normally we reward our customers with a free month of service for each friend they refer. Recently, however, we upped the stakes by rewarding one lucky referrer with a free 5-day trip to Hawaii for two, including accommodations and airfare at the amazing Hilton Waikoloa Village.

Many happy customers were referred, and we’re pleased to announce the winner of our contest today:

Lauren Perreault of Fabulous South Bay!

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The Mad Dash for 855 Numbers

The Mad Dash for 855 Numbers

A short while ago, we announced that 855 numbers had been released. Getting a new toll free number prefix, to our industry, is like the emergence of a revolutionary new product. All at once, there’s a rich surge of demand for this previously unavailable good — in this case, amazing vanity toll free spellings.

But time is running out to make the most out of this opportunity for your business. Why? Because the availability of high-quality 855 numbers is about to take a nose-dive…

855 Number Well Drying Up

Be an 855 Number Pioneer

Be an 855 Number Pioneer

Well, it’s about time.

Way back in the Year 2000, the FCC released the 866 toll free number prefix in order to ease the burden on 888, 877, and 800 numbers. Ten years later, with high quality vanity spellings a rare commodity, the FCC finally has stepped up and unleashed a whole new batch of numbers to champion your brand:  the 855 toll free prefix.

Explore the Strange New World of 855 Numbers

Vanity Toll Free Numbers: Creativity Trumps Wishful Thinking

Vanity Toll Free Numbers: Creativity Trumps Wishful Thinking

I read an article this morning entitled, “Tips for Picking a Great Toll Free Vanity Number“. Unfortunately, instead of listing realistic advice, the author chose to count down a handful of ways to make business owners rip out their hair searching again and again for unrealistic vanity 800 numbers. I don’t mean to sound pessimistic – but these weren’t tips, they were siren songs, mirages in the desert, challenges to your sanity.

So I thought I’d do my best to turn these tips on their head, and in the process leave you some practical tips about securing a great vanity toll free number for your business.

Get Creative with Vanity Toll Free Numbers

5 Reasons Your Home-Based Business Needs an 800 Number

5 Reasons Your Home-Based Business Needs an 800 Number

Running a business out of your home is no simple task. If you’re to have any success as a home-based entrepreneur, you must first learn to manage your time, balance your home and work lives, and maintain some semblance of health and hygiene.

But beyond your napping “sleeping” habits and your personal preference to shower/shave/get dressed, the technology you deploy also plays a big role in whether your operation gets off the ground. Here are five of the top reasons you should consider using an 800 number virtual phone system for your home-based business, instead of just relying on your personal home or cell phone numbers…

800 Numbers for Home-Based Businesses

Toll Free Number Tricks: Custom Hold Music

Toll Free Number Tricks: Custom Hold Music

FreedomVoice local and toll free numbers are all about flexibility – it’s one of the many things that set us apart from the competition. Instead of a one-size-fits-some solution, we offer a wide array of features, and the availability of open-ended system customization so that you can have your service fit your needs.

One of the more popular and creative areas that our customers like to change is their system’s hold music. Today I’m going to cover two available hold music options and how each can help your business.

Hold Music That Won’t Annoy Your Callers

Toll Free 800 Numbers: Instant Professional Image

Toll Free 800 Numbers: Instant Professional Image

Whether you’re just starting a new business or looking to expand your growing business, figuring out how to get a toll free number of your own can be a bit of a mystery. But getting your business set up with a toll free 800 number is easier than you might think, and can help you immediately add to your professional image.

Getting an 800 number isn’t like setting up traditional phone service through your local phone company. Here are a few differences that make it easy to get started with a virtual toll free number

800 Numbers Spiff Up Your Look

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