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How to Create a Welcoming and Relaxed Office Environment

Have you heard of how ridiculously fun Google’s offices are? With their slides, aquariums, pool tables, games rooms and bowling alleys they put most other corporate offices to shame. If you work in a dull corporate office environment every day, it’s quite likely that you wish your office space was a little more inviting, comfortable…

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5 Ways VoIP Technology Will Develop in 2017

VoIP technology allows users to route calls over the internet instead of through traditional copper lines. Since launching over 20 years ago, VoIP is now one of the most powerful technologies of the 21st century. It powers the way we connect with each other across the world. According to VoIP Routes, VoIP is expected to…

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5 outstanding Australian women in business

Happy International Women’s Day! At Smart On Hold, we’re helping to celebrate by getting together a list of 5 of Australia’s most outstanding women in business. We’re doing this with the hope that women always receive the recognition they deserve for their efforts in all areas of life – not just one day a year.…

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How to save your business money using VoIP technology

Are you looking to save your business money by cutting down on the price of your communications and messages on hold? Smart On Hold might just have the solution for you – and it won’t affect the quality of your services. If anything, it’ll increase it. Using VoIP technology to conduct your business communications is…

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Which PBX Phone System is Best for Your Business?

What is a PBX system? A PBX (private business exchange) is the software and or hardware that connects multiple incoming business calls to the right company departments. With a properly configured PBX system, incoming calls first reach an automated attendant, which helps to direct the calls to the right departments and employees. PBX systems also…

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How to Get Your Business Ready for Google’s Mobile-First Index

In early November, Google announced that they would slowly be making the transition to mobile-first indexing. This change is a response to the fact that these days, more people are searching from mobile devices than traditional desktop computers. Google’s ranking systems typically look at the desktop version of a web page’s content to evaluate relevance…

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Google’s Micro-Moments… and Why You Need to Adjust Your Marketing Strategy

According to Google, thanks to the prevalence of mobile browsing, people are now living in ‘micro-moments’. This means they are reflexively turning to their devices (usually their smartphones) to act on a need to learn something, do something, discover something, watch something or buy something. In these moments, consumers’ expectations are very high – they…

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6 Powerful Words that You Can Use to Boost Sales

Some words are more persuasive than others. Experienced copywriters know how to use these words to their advantage. Here are 6 powerful words that you can use to stimulate your browsers and generate more sales for your business: You and Your When it comes to reading marketing copy, people are selfish. They want to feel…

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Social Media Marketing Trends to Look Out For in 2017

Online technologies are constantly evolving. In order to avoid being left behind by the fast-moving online world, it is essential that you have you finger on the online pulse. Businesses have never had so many avenues for reaching their customers, or such interesting ways of presenting content – but, to succeed online, you really need…

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Get Your FREE Christmas Voicemail Now!

Do you want a free Christmas Voicemail message for your business? If so, it’s your lucky day! In the lead up to Christmas, we are giving our customers a free Christmas voicemail message recorded by one of our professional voice artists. To nab this deal, you simply need to sign up to one of our…