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Traditional
Phone or
VoIP?

Which is Best for Your Business?
by FitSmallBusiness.com
VoIP
(Voice over IP)

is a relatively

new type

of phone service that works on
your internet connection instead
of tradit...
advantages

•Lower Costs
•Greater Functionality
•Less maintenance
•Similar call quality, provided you have the appropriate...
advantages

•Lower Costs
•Greater Functionality
•Less maintenance
•Similar call quality, provided you have the appropriate...
What Is VoIP?

Vonage or Skype
you have already used VoIP for Personal USE

If you have used
What Is VoIP?

Vonage or Skype
you have already used VoIP for Personal USE

If you have used

But there are many companies...
VoIP use
is

growing
VoIP use
is

growing

And the number of traditional
telephone users is

shrinking

each year.
VoIP use
is

growing

And the number of traditional
telephone users is

shrinking

each year.

The market share of landlin...
Cost of

VoIPService

Generally the cost is around $20 to $30 per line per month.
you get a wide range of features, like:
...
Cost of

VoIPHandsets

Can run from around $50
On the low end to several hundred dollars if
you want additional features s...
What is the

Difference Between

VoIP and Traditional Phones?
THE COST of

Traditional Phones

for the service and Handsets are
similar to VoIP. If you want the
additional features men...
VoIPCall Quality

is dependent upon the speed and stability of your

internet connection
A typical DSL connection will be ...
The VoIP system
is reliant on both your internet
connection and electricity.

However, many VoIP service

providers can au...
Business VoIP and PBX

Systems generally provide the following:

• Voicemail
• Call Forwarding And Internal
Transferring
•...
Business

VoIP systems

have several features that are

not available with traditional PBX
phone systems including:
Mobility:
The ability to use your smartphone as an

extension of the office phone system,
Including the ability to have bu...
Portability:

The ability to use any computer
or office phone as your

personal extension.
Flexibility:
The ability to

redesign your phone system on the fly by simply

logging into your VoIP provider’s
dashboard.
Just Cool:

• Voicemails sent to your email as text

messages.
• Find me/follow-me which rings your
mobile and home phones...
AVoIPsystem

can provide a business
features they were NEVER
able to achieve with a landline
while also saving money and i...
If you are looking for a high
quality VoIP service provider we
recommend Nextiva, and you
can read our full comparison
gui...
And Finally...
To learn how to
simplify the process of
running your business
visit us at....
www.FitsmallBusiness.com
Thanks for watching
www.FitsmallBusiness.com
Thanks for watching

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  1. 1. Traditional Phone or VoIP? Which is Best for Your Business? by FitSmallBusiness.com
  2. 2. VoIP (Voice over IP) is a relatively new type of phone service that works on your internet connection instead of traditional phone lines.
  3. 3. advantages •Lower Costs •Greater Functionality •Less maintenance •Similar call quality, provided you have the appropriate internet connection
  4. 4. advantages •Lower Costs •Greater Functionality •Less maintenance •Similar call quality, provided you have the appropriate internet connection If you are looking for a high quality VoIP service provider we recommend Nextiva, and you can read our full comparison guide here.
  5. 5. What Is VoIP? Vonage or Skype you have already used VoIP for Personal USE If you have used
  6. 6. What Is VoIP? Vonage or Skype you have already used VoIP for Personal USE If you have used But there are many companies, like RingCentral and Nextiva, that specialize in providing VoIP service for businesses.
  7. 7. VoIP use is growing
  8. 8. VoIP use is growing And the number of traditional telephone users is shrinking each year.
  9. 9. VoIP use is growing And the number of traditional telephone users is shrinking each year. The market share of landline phones is expected to be 16 percent by 2015, as the combination of VoIP and cell phones push traditional telephony out of homes and offices.
  10. 10. Cost of VoIPService Generally the cost is around $20 to $30 per line per month. you get a wide range of features, like: • Free local and long distance calling • Ability to transfer and queue calls • Have calls ring multiple lines simultaneously • Auto-attendant phone directory.
  11. 11. Cost of VoIPHandsets Can run from around $50 On the low end to several hundred dollars if you want additional features such as a screen for video calls.
  12. 12. What is the Difference Between VoIP and Traditional Phones?
  13. 13. THE COST of Traditional Phones for the service and Handsets are similar to VoIP. If you want the additional features mentioned before, then it can run Thousands of dollars.
  14. 14. VoIPCall Quality is dependent upon the speed and stability of your internet connection A typical DSL connection will be able to support 6 concurrent phone calls with full quality audio. For calculating how much bandwidth you will need, see this article.
  15. 15. The VoIP system is reliant on both your internet connection and electricity. However, many VoIP service providers can automatically route calls to a cellphone or other backup number in the case of an internet or power outage.
  16. 16. Business VoIP and PBX Systems generally provide the following: • Voicemail • Call Forwarding And Internal Transferring • Conference Calling • Office Intercom
  17. 17. Business VoIP systems have several features that are not available with traditional PBX phone systems including:
  18. 18. Mobility: The ability to use your smartphone as an extension of the office phone system, Including the ability to have business calls automatically directed to your cell phone and make outbound calls from your smartphone as your office number.
  19. 19. Portability: The ability to use any computer or office phone as your personal extension.
  20. 20. Flexibility: The ability to redesign your phone system on the fly by simply logging into your VoIP provider’s dashboard.
  21. 21. Just Cool: • Voicemails sent to your email as text messages. • Find me/follow-me which rings your mobile and home phones as well. • Video calling. • Integration with third party applications like CRM and an e-fax.
  22. 22. AVoIPsystem can provide a business features they were NEVER able to achieve with a landline while also saving money and improving productivity.
  23. 23. If you are looking for a high quality VoIP service provider we recommend Nextiva, and you can read our full comparison guide here.
  24. 24. And Finally...
  25. 25. To learn how to simplify the process of running your business visit us at....
  26. 26. www.FitsmallBusiness.com Thanks for watching
  27. 27. www.FitsmallBusiness.com Thanks for watching Click here to tweet this presentation.
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