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Using Skype as a Main Business Line for a small business?

    • 6 posts
    June 5, 2008 1:36 PM EDT
    I haven`t used Skype yet but the price seems great. Depending on what type of phone system you need, you may want to take a look at Got Vmail. $9.99 per month will get you a toll-free number, automated voicemail with call forwarding, music on hold, and up to nine mailboxes. This service is really easy to use and makes your company look like a large firm. Additional features include fax-thru-email and fax-on-demand. I have used Got Vmail for the past two years and couldn`t be happier. I refer all of my clients to their site: 
    I`d like to hear more about Skype. Send me an email and let me know what you think of their service. Good Luck!  

    Brett Carlson
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    • 28 posts
    June 4, 2008 10:53 PM EDT
    I just set up a skype account. 2.99 per month for unlimited calls to USA and Canada and 4 per month for a physical number that people can call. So 7 dollars a month. 

    Voicemail is free. And the most important is that its portable for me (I travel alot, including out of the country). 

    Has anyone done this here and have any pros/cons about it? 

    Most of my communication I try to do on email..i do have 2 lines with Vonage for VOIP but this is a completely new venture that I want a "fresh" number for.

    I also have a Yahoo Voice account but I`ve heard that the voice quality isn`t as good and you cannot customize the greeting on the voicemail, so that`s a no-go. 

    xericx6/5/2008 3:55 AM
    • 28 posts
    June 5, 2008 2:24 PM EDT
    cool.i know internationally skype is extremely popular, here in the US, not somuch as we are relative tech-averse. 

    so far it seems fine. my call volume is low, so i don`t need to invest alot and i hire a lot of contractors so no need for multiple lines.