Author: Charlie Galaviz

Virtual Receptionist Infographic – More Than a Receptionist

If you were to design the perfect receptionist for your enterprise business, which qualities would be the most important? A bright personality to greet callers, the ability to handle multiple calls simultaneously, or the skill to perform complex call routing tasks? Or how about someone who is consistent and available round-the-clock? A Virtual Receptionist is the automated equivalent of your best receptionist, with the ability to deliver professional pre-recorded greetings and direct callers to their desired extension, informational message, or departmental group. Best of all – a virtual receptionist is included on all Dash Business Phone Plans and with our user-friendly interface, it can be set up in less than five minutes. Take a look at this Virtual Receptionist Infographic below to learn more.

Virtual Receptionist Infographic – More Than a Receptionist

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Free Social Media Calendar for Businesses

Free Social Media Calendar for BusinessesHave you ever logged into Twitter only to find the wackiest hashtag holiday trending? Screening for holidays like #NationalColoringBookDay is a frequent occurrence for those of us in charge of planning the company social media calendar. And unless you’re the social media manager from Crayola, coloring books may not resonate well with your audience. The good news is there are plenty of other social media holidays out there that can move the needle for your business page. That’s why we’ve created a free social media calendar just for businesses. That’s right, you won’t have to spend hours sifting through hashtags like #CleanOutYourRefrigeratorDay (sorry Whirlpool) to deliver content your business-minded followers will love. Without further ado, here are our hand-picked social media holidays just for businesses. Use the links below to skip ahead.

June 2018
July 2018
August 2018
September 2018

October 2018
November 2018
December 2018
January 2019

February 2019
March 2019
April 2019
May 2019

June

June 1: National Donut Day – #NationalDonutDay
June 4: Leave the Office Early Day – #LeaveTheOfficeEarlyDay
June 17: Father’s Day – #FathersDay
June 21: First Day of Summer – #FirstDayOfSummer
June 22: Take Your Dog to Work Day – #TakeYourDogToWorkDay
June 30: Social Media Day – #SMDay

July

July 4: 4th of July – #4thOfJuly
July 7: World Chocolate Day – #WorldChocolateDay
July 15: Give Something Away Day – #GiveSomethingAwayDay
July 17: World Emoji Day – #WorldEmojiDay
July 19: Get to Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
July 27: Talk in an Elevator Day – #TalkInAnElevatorDay
July 30: International Day of Friendship – #DayOfFriendship

August

August 9: Book Lovers Day – #NationalBookLoversDay
August 13: International Lefthanders Day – #LefthandersDay
August 15: National Relaxation Day – #NationalRelaxationDay
August 16: National Tell a Joke Day – #NationalTellAJokeDay
August 19: World Humanitarian Day – #WorldHumanitarianDay
August 26: National Women’s Equality Day – #WomensEqualityDay

September

September 3: Labor Day – #LaborDay
September 5: International Day of Charity – #CharityDay
September 6: Read a Book Day – #ReadABookDay
September 12: National Day of Encouragement – #DayOfEncouragement
September 19: Talk Like a Pirate Day – #TalkLikeAPirateDay
September 21: International Day of Peace – #PeaceDay
September 22: First Day of Fall – #FirstDayOfFall
September 22: Car-Free Day – #CarFreeDay
September 30: International Podcast Day – #InternationalPodcastDay

October

October 1: International Coffee Day – #InternationalCoffeeDay
October 3: National Techies Day – #TechiesDay
October 4: Taco Day – #NationalTacoDay
October 13: National Train Your Brain Day – #TrainYourBrainDay
October 15: Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day – #CleanYourVirtualDesktopDay
October 16: Bosses Day – #BossesDay
October 29: Internet Day – #InternetDay
October 30: Checklist Day – #ChecklistDay
October 31: Halloween – #Halloween

November

November 3: National Sandwich Day – #NationalSandwichDay
November 11: Veterans Day – #VeteransDay
November 13: Kindness Day – #WorldKindnessDay
November 21: Entrepreneurs Day – #NationalEntrepreneursDay
November 22: Thanksgiving – #Thanksgiving
November 24: Small Business Saturday – #ShopSmall
November 26: Cyber Monday – #CyberMonday

December

December 4: National Cookie Day – #NationalCookieDay
December 5: International Ninja Day – #InternationalNinjaDay
December 14: National Salesperson Day – #SalespersonDay
December 18: Answer the Phone Like Buddy the Elf – #AnswerThePhoneLikeBuddyTheElfDay
December 21: Crossword Puzzle Day – #CrosswordPuzzleDay
December 26: Thank You Note Day – #ThankYouNoteDay
December 31: New Year’s Eve – #NYE

January

January 14: Clean Off Your Desk Day – #CleanOffYourDeskDay
January 17: Get To Know Your Customers Day – #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – #MLKDay
January 25: Opposite Day – #OppositeDay
January 28: Community Manager Appreciation Day – #CMAD
January 28: Data Privacy Day – #PrivacyAware

February

February 2: Groundhog Day – #GroundhogDay
February 9: National Pizza Day – #NationalPizzaDay
February 11: Inventors Day – #InventorsDay
February 14: Valentine’s Day – #ValentinesDay
February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day – #RandomActsOfKindnessDay
February 18: Presidents Day – #PresidentsDay

March

March 8: Day of Unplugging – #NationalDayOfUnplugging
March 8: International Women’s Day – #InternationalWomensDay
March 10: National Pack Your Lunch Day – #NationalPackYourLunchDay
March 10: Daylight Savings – #DaylightSavings
March 14: Pi Day – #PiDay
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day – #StPatricksDay
March 20: First Day of Spring – #FirstDayofSpring
March 31: World Backup Day – #WorldBackupday

April

April 1: April Fools Day – #AprilFools
April 11: Pet Day: – #NationalPetDay
April 16: National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day – #PJDay
April 17: National Tax Day – #TaxDay
April 18: National High-Five Day – #NH5D
April 22: Earth Day – #EarthDay
April 24: National Administrative Professionals Day – #AdministrativeProfessionalsDay
April 25: National Telephone Day – #NationalTelephoneDay
April 25: National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day – #tyktwd

May

May 1: May Day – #MayDay
May 1: International Workers Day – #IntWorkersDay
May 2: World Password Day – #WorldPasswordDay
May 4: Star Wars Day – #MayThe4thBeWithYou
May 5: Cinco de Mayo – #CincoDeMayo
May 9: National Receptionist Day – #NationalReceptionistDay
May 12: Mother’s Day – #MothersDay
May 17: National Bike to Work Day – #BTWD
May 21: National Memo Day – #NationalMemoDay
May 27: Memorial Day – #MemorialDay
May 29: Paperclip Day – #PaperclipDay

Downloadable Social Media Calendar 2018-2019

Thanks for checking out our free social media holiday calendar for businesses! You may download the calendar below or add it to your Google Calendar by clicking the + icon in the bottom right corner. Did we miss any social media holidays? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter!

Bonus Tip: How to Track Hashtag ROI

When it comes to measuring successful hashtag campaigns, you may be cutting yourself short by only tracking online conversions. Don’t forget that many conversions occur offline when a lead picks up a phone and dials sales. The best way to gauge ROI for your social media marketing efforts is by utilizing Direct Inward Dial Numbers to track sales that result from your hashtag campaigns. To get started, you simply add a DID number to your marketing campaign and assign it to an internal department or a specific extension from your company. That way you’ll always be able to prove how stellar of a social media presence your organization has.

5 Benefits of 4G LTE Mobile for Business – Infographic

When VirtuaPBX incorporated a nationwide 4G LTE mobile network onto the award-winning Dash Business Phone System, the most powerful communication platform in the world was born. 4G LTE Mobile for Business is the first and only all-in-one business communications solution that delivers uncompromising use of mobile phones for employees. Native integration of the VirtualPBX Business Phone System with a nationwide 4G LTE network solves many of the challenges today’s organizations face when addressing battery draining apps or call forwarding. VirtualPBX Powered Mobile Phones deliver all the features you love on the VirtualPBX platform, but with the advantage of bringing data and texting to your fingertips. Need more reasons to make the leap to mobile? Check out these 5 benefits of 4G LTE Mobile for Business:

5 Benefits of 4G LTE Mobile for Business

Thanks for checking out these 5 benefits of 4G LTE Mobile for Business. Have questions about VirtualPBX-Powered Mobile Phones? Send us a shout on Facebook and Twitter! We’d love to hear your thoughts.

Telephone Numbers – Infographic

The modern business landscape is global, operates at a breakneck pace, and finds customers expecting more service in less time than ever before. That means that each channel a business interfaces with its customers and partners over needs to be optimized for all of those factors. One of the most critical channels that often gets overlooked in the light of improving web page design and enhanced connection speed is the business telephone number. In fact, almost 60% of all callers to a business want to discuss pricing on the first contact. And considering that pricing questions are one of the strongest buying signals, it doesn’t take Gordon Gekko to realize that the opportunity to get a call right is critical. To do get the right interactions on a telephone call, businesses need to have the right telephone numbers, first. But getting the right business telephone numbers is more than just signing up for a business phone service. That’s why we’ve put together the following infographic with examples of the different types of numbers you can have and how they can benefit your business. Plus, with hundreds of thousands of numbers from over 140 countries and true 800 toll-free numbers to choose from, VirtualPBX has exactly the right business telephone number for your business.

Telephone Numbers

5 Steps for Success with Your April Fool’s Day Campaign – Infographic

April Fool’s Day is a great opportunity to humanize your brand with a funny prank. Like any well thought out campaign, it takes a considerable amount of planning and organization to land a hoax that moves the needle. What’s the best way to turn likes and shares into ROI this April 1st? By getting the phones ringing, of course. With VirtualPBX, your April Fools’ campaign can reach unprecedented heights by assigning it a DID (Direct Inward Dial) number. DID numbers allow you to fully commit to the joke by giving your customers and prospects a direct line to the office prankster, a ring group, device, or voicemail box. In addition, DID numbers allow you to divide call traffic to gauge which campaigns performed best. When it comes to landing the perfect spoof, VirtualPBX has the best material to make your joke a hit. Without further ado, here are 5 steps for success with your April Fool’s Day campaign.

5 Steps for Success with Your April Fools Day Campaign

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