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


Why giving your business local presence matters?


June 16th, 2017

Local pride is widespread among Brits. A recent TSB research revealed that 82% of Britons are proud of their local community. Belief in community strength and spirit seems to be a national characteristic. And local businesses play their part in creating a healthy image of local communities. People believe in the importance of local development… read more


How our Twitter poll reflected the actual general election results?


June 9th, 2017

The snap 2017 general election is over, but the emotions evoked by the results are far from settling. The general opinion is that Prime Minister Theresa May did not have her gamble to call an early election justified, as the Conservatives failed to secure an overall majority in Parliament. The governing party won 318 seats… read more


Ransomware attacks: how you can protect yourself


May 17th, 2017

Cyber Security; Cyber Attacks; Data Breach; Hacking; Ransomware – phrases that are better known than ever before.  Even if you don’t work in IT you can’t fail to have noticed the rise in media reports about organisations getting ‘hacked’ and losing customer data. Recently, big names in the media targeted for attacks include Wonga, Talk… read more


The SwitchboardFREE team have just discovered Sugru and we really love what it can do


April 19th, 2017

It’s a rubber like glue and you can do all sorts with it like; repair charger cables, stick things together or to the wall and repair stuff. It resists cold and heat and it seems like it’s water proof. It comes in lots of bright colours and you can mould it into any shape you like… read more