5 “Missing” facts you can’t afford to miss

June 19th, 2015

1. Playing a character in a film directly related to Liam Neeson means that there is an 88.2% chance that you will go missing. 2. One of the easiest ways to avoid missing out on new customers is to keep your existing ones happy. It used to be said that when a person received poor… read more

Crowd-sourced fundraising and call tracking: Extremis Technology

May 22nd, 2015

Extremis Technology, the engineering company involved in the development and manufacture of revolutionary new shelters designed specifically for disaster relief, has just launched its round-three investment campaign – using crowd-sourced funding via Crowdcube (www.crowdcube.com/investment/extremis-technology-18511). Seeking to raise £260,000 of funding to propel their innovative humanitarian shelters into production, Extremis Technology’s Hush shelters were the brain… read more

5 Rules that guided SwitchboardFREE in its first 10 years in business

March 20th, 2015

What helped SwitchboardFREE get off the ground and enjoy year on year organic growth? Starting a business at any time is a daunting prospect, but Grant Hardy’s determination helped get his technology business off the ground and 10 years later, SwitchboardFREE is an established market leader helping over 50,000 UK businesses make smarter use of… read more

Interview with Phil Lodge, Universal Au Pairs founder – a Customer Success Story

March 12th, 2015

“Competition is intense, regulation is high” – Universal Au Pairs founder, Phil Lodge, tells us how he turned a small business into a big business despite fierce competition, with the help of our out-of-the-box inbound call management system. As the founder of Universal Au Pairs, an online portal for European host families to search and find au… read more

The Great British Business Show – Part 3

December 10th, 2014

We’re back for the final part of our series on our experience at the Great British Business Show. It’s been a week since we returned and we’ve spent that time evaluating our experience in depth and if our time spent at the show was a success. How do we think the show went? The novelty of… read more

The Great British Business Show – Part 2

December 2nd, 2014

We’ve just returned from the Great British Business show. If we saw you there then we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. If we didn’t, then here’s how it went. What was it like? In a word — Hectic! There’s not really a single way to describe how non-stop the Business Show… read more

The Great British Business Show – Part 1

November 17th, 2014

This year, SwitchboardFREE has decided to exhibit at the Great British Business Show. With 25,000 business expected to attend it is the UK’s largest exhibition for anyone starting or growing a business. As we have learned over the years, call management is one of the last things people think of when starting a business, if… read more

Quicker, easier to use and better looking… Introducing the new SwitchboardFREE

July 15th, 2014

We are always doing our utmost to improve the system and our services in order to make SwitchboardFREE the only logical choice for professional, inbound call management. With that in mind, our web design team have been working hard over the past few months to develop a new look and feel for SwitchboardFREE. Along with this… read more

Introducing the female voice of SwitchboardFREE

May 20th, 2014

Since the launch of SwitchboardFREE our goal has always been to offer our customers real value for money. That’s why we don’t bother with things like offering gimmicky free 30 day trials before charging outrageous prices when our customers are hooked. We don’t worry with long term contracts and wherever possible we try to offer… read more

Tube strike hits commuters hardest! Can you make your meeting?

April 30th, 2014

Fall back on Con-Flab, the UK’s easiest phone conferencing application. Thanks to the Underground strikes over the next two days, travelling through London is going to be a nightmare. Getting to work is going to be bad enough but if you need to get to meetings as well then taking a bus, cab or even… read more