6 Signs That You Are Paying Too Much For Conference Calling

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Managing your company’s budget can sometimes be a painful thing, specially if you are trying to manage a tight budget.  When it is your job to make sure the company invests in the best products and services and still stay on budget, it will take some research and some comparing. paying-too-much-for-conference-calling

Fortunately, we have some tips to help you out.

1. Paying too much for features that should already be included in your plan or package.

We all love paying for or subscribing to packages or plans that comes with freebies.  Well technically they aren’t “freebies” since we are actually paying for them but we can still call them freebies just to make ourselves feel better when we buy the package 😉   But lets face it….buying something that comes with a whole bunch of goodies is a whole lot better than buying individual goodies at a higher cost.

2. Paying for a non toll-free number.

Does your current conference calling package offer a regular business number or a toll-free number?  The difference can be huge on your bill.  Incurring charges on your bill can give you a heart attack real fast as the minutes pile up, while toll-free numbers can save you lots of money.  So instead of worrying about your minutes, consider paying for a service that gives you a toll-free number.

3. Paying someone to do your calls for you.

Having a middleman (or woman) do your calls can come at a hefty price.  Consider buying a package that allows you to choose whether or not you want operator assistance.  If you can do the work yourself using the tools provided, why pay extra for someone else to do it.  Do your research on what an operator can do for you if you really need assistance.

4. Paying for recordings.

Just like webinars, you can have the choice of recording your call for training and quality assurance purposes.  Though it may become challenging to actually create the recordings or even access the recordings.  Check to see if conference call recordings come with your plan or if there are any fees that come with it.

5. You are using slow network infrastructure.

Sometimes conference call providers come with really slow network infrastructure that you have to pay for at a high price.  Make sure you are using cloud services or a fast internet-based IP network infrastructure, which will provide a much better service and experience.

6. You are using only one kind of service.

If you are using a limited number of solutions for your business, you may be limiting yourself.  Consider choosing a solution that offers multiple services for a low rate.  More goodies for a low price.

 

Like these tips? Maybe it’s time for you to consider a better conference calling provider.  Contact us today and we’ll respond with the best solutions for your business.

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