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Lockdown2: Do you need to get a Business phone number?

on Friday, 06 November 2020. Posted in Tips

As of 5th November the UK went into the second lockdown due to Covid-19. Has this impacted you further or have you decided to restructure your business plan?

Many business owners have changed their business models this year to incorporate home working or with redundancies we have seen an increase in new start ups all requiring affordable communication solutions. You may be looking at getting a business number, transfer a landline or trying to source the cheapest landline phone deals. A VoIP phone solution may be the right route for you to investigate.

Can VoIP be a solution for a business phone number?

Yes is the simplest answer. Virtual Landline provide cheap business landline solutions with a free VoIP app. We have a selection of landline phone numbers, tariffs and addons so you can build a robust transportable phone system tailored to your business.

If you are a new start up a landline phone number will be a valuable marketing tool, building your brand, giving you an identifiable location and building trust with your customer base. You can install our free VoIP app on your mobile or PC to route calls through to or alternatively you can purchase a VoIP telephone for a home office.

If you are an existing business you may have several issues you need to address, you may require a landline number for homeworkers, you may be looking for a cheap business landline to replace an expensive fixed contract landline or you maybe wanting to transfer landline number to a new service provider with VoIP capability.

Virtual Landline can provide solutions for all these issues.

How do you get a business phone number from Virtual Landline?

Our sign up process is quick, simple and is gets you up and running instantly. We supply National, local and freephone numbers across to the UK to various business sectors and have already supported thousands of business during the current covid crisis.

If you have an existing UK landline number and wish to transfer your number to Virtual Landline you can port your number away from your existing provider to us at no extra charge. Our porting page gives all the details in full of the process. This may be a practical solution if you are cutting costs and want to escape from a fixed contract.

With our packages you will have access to our free VoIP app which can be installed on a mobile or PC or alternatively can purchase one of our VoIP phones.

Another alternative for a start up business could be our solution for WhatsApp Business. WhatsApp Business is a free to download app that was built with the small business owner in mind and when teamed with purchasing a landline business number from Virtual Landline creates the perfect professional base for your business to start from. You can find out more on our WhatsApp Business page.

Whatever the solution Virtual Landline can help you with creating a robust telecoms solution at low cost with no fixed term contracts providing you with the flexibility to adapt to a fast changing environment in uncertain times.

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