If you aren't already sold on why 0800 numbers can benefit you then below are some industry statistics that will give you an idea of the impact switching to an 0800 Landline could have for you growing business...
0800 Numbers are very well known by the public now but it wasn't until 2015 that they were made free to call. Because 0800 landline numbers are free to call many big organisations and charities use them. It is because of this that they are now seen as 'trusted' by the general public, as they know they won't be hindered with any hidden fee.
A study between many companies found that 0800 numbers can increase incoming calls up to 300% more than a standard number. This shows they are more trusted and customers are more likely to engage when a business advertises an 0800 landline.
Due to this increase in engagement, the same companies found up to a 175% increase in product inquiries - an obvious example of the benefits the number can give to you and your company. It also brings expectations of a well established organisation which can help your business reputation immensely.
To back this up further, a survey from Henley research shared some interesting statistics about the customers perception of 0800 virtual numbers:
- 90% of consumers are aware that 0800 numbers are free to call
- 68% of consumers view companies who offer 0800 numbers as more caring
- 63% of consumers prefer to do business with companies using 0800 numbers
Although 0800 numbers are known to be beneficial, we offer a variety to choose from - including London and local area codes. To see the full range of our virtual landline number options, head to this page. And to find the right Virtual landline package for you, click here.
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