(08) 8269 5260 | support@forerunner.com.au
Forerunner Computer Systems logo

VoIP Phone Systems for Small Business

Today, small businesses need flexible and cost-effective communication solutions that will not only meet their requirements today but keep up with their evolving needs over time. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems have emerged as a game-changer in the telecommunications market, providing small businesses with a reliable and feature-rich communication platform. At Forerunner, we offer 3CX VoIP phone systems, keeping businesses, and their customers, connected.

So why should your business consider a 3CX VoIP Phone System?

Cost Savings & Greater Return on Investment
One of the key advantages of VoIP phone systems for small businesses is cost savings. Traditional phone systems often come with high upfront costs, installation fees, and lock-in contracts. VoIP reduces the need for expensive hardware and infrastructure, using existing internet connections to transmit your voice calls. This can lead to a significant reduction in call costs, especially for long-distance and international calls, which of course can result in substantial savings for small businesses.

Scalability and Flexibility
VoIP phone systems are highly scalable and flexible, making them ideal for growing small businesses. If a new phone line or extension is required, they can be added with ease. These systems can also easily integrate with other communication tools and software, such as your email, customer relationship management (CRM) systems, and instant messaging platforms, which can lead to improved collaboration efforts and processes.

Enhanced Mobility
With VoIP phone systems, small businesses aren’t locked into the limitations of traditional office phone systems. VoIP enables employees to make and receive calls from anywhere with an internet connection, using their smartphones, tablets, or laptops. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for staff working remotely, sales teams, or businesses with multiple office locations. VoIP ensures seamless communication and enables staff members to stay connected and productive while they are on the go.

Advanced Features and Functionality
VoIP phone systems offer a wide range of advanced features and functionality that can boost small business productivity. Features including call forwarding, voicemail-to-email transcription, auto-attendant, call recording, and conference calling, empower businesses to streamline communication processes, improve their customer service, and enhance overall efficiency in their business operations. These features, once only accessible to large companies, are now well within the reach of small businesses.

Improved Your Customer Experiences
Effective communication is key to delivering exceptional service experiences to your customers. VoIP phone systems enable small businesses to handle customer calls more efficiently and in a professional manner that reflects the setup of larger companies. Features including call routing, interactive voice response (IVR), and call queuing ensure that customer calls are directed to the right person, reducing wait times, and improving customer satisfaction.

Business Continuity
In the event of power outages, traditional phone systems may become inaccessible. However, VoIP phone systems offer built-in business continuity features that may be of assistance in these situations. Calls can be easily redirected to mobile phones or other locations, ensuring uninterrupted communication and minimal disruptions to your business operations. This is a crucial feature, especially for small businesses that need to maintain constant connectivity with their customers and partners.

VoIP phone systems offer numerous benefits for small businesses, including cost savings, scalability, flexibility, enhanced mobility, improved customer experiences, and business continuity. By embracing VoIP technology, small businesses can leverage a robust and cost-effective communication solution that drives productivity, reduces expenses, and supports growth.

As communication continues to evolve, implementation of a VoIP phone system is considered a strategic choice that empowers small businesses to stay agile, competitive, and connected in an increasingly interconnected world.

If you would like to learn more about the 3cX VoIP Phone System, or schedule a demonstration, contact the Forerunner Team today on (08) 8269 5260 or support@forerunner.com.au.