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


Why would I ever close my lines?


March 11th, 2014

Two of the many features of the SwitchboardFREE service is the ability to set open and close hours as well as the Quick Close function. A lot of the enquiries we field on support often boils down to whether the line is open or closed. Either people have set the wrong opening hours and are… read more


Memorable Numbers = Memorable Business


March 10th, 2014

Not all numbers are created equal. No, this isn’t a theoretical maths problem and neither is it some philosophical belief system. When it comes to phone numbers, some numbers are better than others and when they’re for your business, it is a good idea to show favourites and pick the best. Your phone number could… read more


5 reasons why you need to keep your customers well informed


March 7th, 2014

The world is full of businesses trying to promote themselves on social networks, keep in touch with their customers via email and what can be seen by some as pestering their customers. With so many businesses really getting on our nerves by doing this you have to ask yourself the question, “Why do they do… read more


The dynamic duo of SwitchboardFREE


March 6th, 2014

Every business is made up of individuals and sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of that. With that in mind we thought we would help put faces on the SwitchboardFREE support team and introduce you to our very own dynamic duo. If you ever call into SwitchboardFREE (or you’re contacted by us), then the likelihood… read more