Let SwitchboardFREE be the voice of your business


October 24th, 2017

I can’t be the only one who has eyerolled at an extensive list of department options, seeing my life slowly ebb away as I try to decipher between the options I am given and the actual option I need. Let’s face it, the option you really need is rarely there! I am pleased to say… read more


7 tips to make your business look bigger than it is


October 9th, 2017

Sometimes image is everything. Your business might not be particularly big at the moment but technology has made it possible to make it appear as such. The consumers do not need much to get hooked by a business, product or service, as long as it is presented to them as a “real big deal”. This… read more


How a conference call service can improve your business?


September 20th, 2017

Optimising business functioning is a primary task for entrepreneurs and SMEs. In a world still shrugging off the consequences of the 2008 global financial crisis, there is an increased demand to lift productivity rates, whilst maintaining low costs. As technology advances at quick pace, there are now tens of opportunities opening for businesses to reduce… read more


How SwitchboardFREE helped ALL is FLUX® optimise their telecoms processes?


August 24th, 2017

Today we will present you one of our local customers – ALL is FLUX – a Norwich-based creative consultancy that designs and implements brand and communications strategies. Co-founder & Director Aaron Fickling was happy to share his company’s experience with SwitchboardFREE and how our service helps his business stay contactable at all times. Here is… read more


Discover new opportunities with our Multi-Number packages


August 8th, 2017

Buy more numbers, pay less SwitchboardFREE is happy to announce the activation of a new “Multi-Number” package. Our customers can now purchase multiple numbers for their businesses and share between them the minute allowances our packages offer.  For example, you can use 5 different numbers, including a total of 1200 redirect minutes. Simply put, you… read more


How to add a phone number to your Google ad?


August 8th, 2017

  Is your AdWords account costing you a fortune and not generating enough revenue? This simple change can drive more phone calls to your business and as our research shows, a phone call is more likely to convert than a click. Adding your phone number to your Google ads is an astute marketing move to… read more


The pros and cons of being a sole proprietor


July 17th, 2017

Becoming a sole trader/entrepreneur has become more and more trendy since the start of the decade. Research in 2015 revealed that 40% of the new jobs in the early-2010s were classed as self-employed. Sole proprietorship is an exciting possibility. Who doesn’t want to work for themselves and test their entrepreneurship skills, working how they want… read more


Is it possible to run a business from your mobile phone?


July 7th, 2017

The mobile revolution has not passed unnoticed by businesses. Entrepreneurship requires unconventional thinking if you want to reach the stars. Harnessing the full potential of your mobile phone is a necessity so that you can do your business from anywhere in the world, where you have access to wi-fi or a data connection. What do… read more


Live telephone answering service by SwitchboardFREE


June 29th, 2017

Save one of your SwitchboardFREE’s redirect spots for Pocket Receptionist – our new telephone answering service. Pocket Receptionist employ a team of skilled and experienced in-house receptionists who take calls on your business’ behalf when you can’t. You can put behind the worries of hiring a traditional receptionist and imposing additional pressure on your company’s… read more


How diverting calls to your mobile can give you an edge in your industry?


June 21st, 2017

The competition on the market is so intense that you can’t afford to miss out opportunities even if you are travelling or spending your holiday in a nice seaside resort. Sometimes your personal time has to be occupied with business matters that cannot be avoided. You know it’s sad but true, as Metallica sing in… read more