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The landline is going extinct now what? A guide to SOGEA

Posted by Amina Addow on Mar 12, 2020 2:02:05 PM

Traditional landlines are shutting down in favour of IP telephony systems. As expected your small business may have questions regarding this change and how it will impact your existing business communications.

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Topics: VoIP

5 ways a VoIP phone system can help manage remote workers

Posted by Amina Addow on Mar 10, 2020 1:25:49 PM

With the number of coronavirus cases increasing, remote working has been thrust into the spotlight. However, working from home is a daily occurrence for 1.54 million people in the UK. As a small business owner, this may be your first time accommodating for this and its challenges.

Here are a few ways UK small business owners can organise employees who have to work remotely and how to ensure productivity levels with Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems.

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Topics: VoIP

10 tips to work from home efficiently

Posted by Amina Addow on Mar 9, 2020 11:58:12 AM

10 tips to work from home efficiently

Working from home has become a vital benefit for employees, but how do you stay focused and productive? Here are tips to ensure you work effectively amongst the midst of self-isolation or dedicated working from home.

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Topics: Small business tips

How technology can future-proof your micro-business in 2020

Posted by Amina Addow on Mar 3, 2020 11:56:31 AM

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Technology plays a big part in business today and for micro-business it's no different. The current streamlining of operations and applications may work today but it doesn't guarantee that these will work in the future. Due to this, it's important that your micro-business is always planning ahead.

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Topics: Latest

Press release: bOnline appoints Burckhardt to Board of Directors

Posted by Casey Solomon on Mar 2, 2020 12:47:49 PM

London, England – 2nd March 2020 – bOnline Limited “bOnline”, a leading provider of internet connectivity and VoIP telephony solutions to UK micro-businesses, announces the appointment of Simon Burckhardt, former Vonage UK MD, to the Board of Directors. 

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Topics: Press release

Vonage's Simon Burckhardt appointed to bOnline's Board of Directors

Posted by Amina Addow on Mar 2, 2020 12:36:23 PM

We're pleased to announce that Simon Burckhardt has joined bOnline's Board of Directors.

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Topics: bOnline & Industry News

10 tricks for small business savings

Posted by Amina Addow on Feb 24, 2020 1:26:29 PM


Running a small business isn’t simple when you’re struggling to keep your business going. However, there are various areas where you can look to cut costs, lower your overhead and still reach your target market while you grow your business.

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Topics: Small business tips

How cloud services can help grow your small business

Posted by Amina Addow on Feb 13, 2020 1:15:48 PM


There comes a time where small business owners start to think about scaling their business. Most of this involves investment, advice and choosing the right business partner. However, cloud services also offer unique ways for small businesses to do this.

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Topics: Latest, VoIP

How your small business can save on call costs

Posted by Amina Addow on Feb 13, 2020 11:47:48 AM


Receiving and answering calls is essential for small businesses in terms of contacting customers or answering queries. However, telecom costs can be expensive, especially for start-ups. There are many ways to cut down on phone bills and keep expenses to a minimum. We delve into the best practical savings so you can focus on growing your business.

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Topics: Latest, VoIP

How small businesses can get new customers calling

Posted by Amina Addow on Jan 30, 2020 11:24:25 AM

In an ideal world, your company’s phones would be ringing more frequently than you could answer them. It’s every entrepreneur's dream. Unfortunately not every company experiences this, and sometimes struggle to find customers.

So how can you get customers to call you?

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Topics: Small business tips, Latest

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