Military Lessons for Modern Business People

By Lilly Ice | August 28, 2023

We’ve all heard the old trope, “business is war”.  But is it? And if it is, what can we learn from the military throughout history? Welcome to Part I of a multipart series (II, III, IV) on the similarities and differences between business and warfare. From the outset, do let me say that the best…

Create a Professional Brand Image with VoIP Solutions

By Lilly Ice | August 25, 2023

In today’s competitive business landscape, projecting a professional brand image is crucial for gaining trust and credibility. However, achieving this can be challenging, especially for small businesses working within tight budgets. The good news is that with the right strategies and tools, even businesses on a budget can build a strong and professional image. In…

How Do Office Phone Systems Work?

By Lilly Ice | August 24, 2023

An office phone system comprises several essential components that collectively guarantee smooth and effective communication within an organization. It’s vital to comprehend these components to optimize your business communication infrastructure. Each of these represents a necessary piece of the whole office phone infrastructure, so leaving one out to cut costs is a lot like spending…

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The Scoop: Microsoft Designer

By Lilly Ice | August 23, 2023

As technology continues to advance, so does the landscape of design tools. Microsoft strives to stay at the forefront of business apps. Microsoft 365 began with about seven apps. It now offers new users access to over 20. One of the newest ones added is Microsoft Designer. This quick-and-easy design tool works well for beginners…

What Is A Virtual Phone System

By Lilly Ice | August 22, 2023

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, effective communication is the cornerstone of success. As technology continues to reshape the way we connect, adopting innovative solutions becomes crucial. One such solution that’s gaining immense traction across industries is the Virtual Phone System, also known as Hosted PBX. In this article, we’ll dive into the world of…

Modern Office Telephony Solutions

By Lilly Ice | August 21, 2023

In the beginning of business telecommunications, we used the telegram.  Then, a company lived on the cutting edge of modern telephony solutions by adding one actual phone to the office.  Finally, businesses built copper latticework systems to put a phone on each desk. Then the Internet happened. In today’s fast-paced business landscape, the modern office…

VoIP and CRM Integration

By Lilly Ice | August 18, 2023

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, effective communication and streamlined customer relationship management (CRM) represent the cornerstones of success. Not of opening the Stargate, despite the graphic for today.  That graphic got used because here at NoContractVoIP integrate with so many CRMs we couldn’t give precedent to any given one of them, so Stargate it is.…

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6 Reasons Cybersecurity Requires Access Management

By Lilly Ice | August 17, 2023

Cybersecurity became paramount for businesses and individuals alike over 30 years ago. Cyber threats abound, and data breaches and malware attacks are costly. Attacks today come from all directions, including the cloud tools you use every day. The average employee uses 36 cloud-based services daily in the course of their workday. Managing access to sensitive…

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What Should You Expect in the New iOS 17?

By Lilly Ice | August 16, 2023

It’s our monthly guest post! This one’s from The Technology Press, introducing the new iOS 17. Apple’s iOS updates have always been eagerly anticipated. iPhone and iPad users around the world get excited to see what their devices can do next. The newest major upcoming release will be for iOS 17. This fall, Apple is…

Phone System Upgrades for Businesses

By Lilly Ice | August 15, 2023

Business owners often hate having to upgrade their technology, often for some excellent reasons.  Most vendors really want to make upgrading seem FUN and EASY and SO COOL! Really, we all know it’s expensive, probably tedious, and employees won’t like having to change.  So, business owners often resist upgrading their computers or phones until things…