We live in a
global economy. What happens in Europe, Asia or Africa directly
affects business and the economy in the Western Hemisphere. Many
of the products we routinely use here in North America come from
the far reaches of the world. Cellular phones from Scandinavia,
electronics from Japan, shirts from Singapore, fine automobiles
from Germany. But wait, was that car produced in Germany or in a
German-owned plant in the United States? For that matter, is that
German automobile manufacturer really German, or is half the company
American? Like Daimler/Chrysler.
are become increasingly secondary in a global economy. There is
your opportunity! In the information age, your business is no longer
restricted to your own little local market. With the array of high-tech
tools available, you can sell to anybody in North America, whether
you live in Manhattan, New York, Manhattan, Kansas or Manhattan
That makes it
so very important to be in touch with your clients. Therefore, good
access to long distance telephone service is crucial to your success.
All the leading-edge
high technology canít replace the human element of business. E-Mail,
Web sites, PDF files, CD ROMs, none of them take the place of oral
communication, one person to another. If your clients, vendors or
suppliers happen to be out of town, the only way to talk to them
is by telephone. If they want to talk to you right away, they, too,
will need to use a telephone.
likes to play phone tag. You donít want to alienate a client with
an underpowered voice messaging system. A cheap answering machine
does not present a professional image.
A small business
needs a voice messaging system that takes care of its needs now and
will grow with the business in the future. It needs a system that
is powerful enough to handle the volume and yet personal enough to
make each customer feel important.