Small Business Phone Price Quote Comparison

By Catherine Hensley
Updated: July 05, 2011

As a small business increases its scope, telecommunications coverage is usually one of the first areas needing expansion. With so many options on the market, it can be difficult to weed through the many services and tools available. That’s why requesting price quotes can help you in sifting out any unwanted or irrelevant options while also showing you those that match what you’re looking for.

Whether it’s mobile-to-mobile video capability, instant messaging service, or simply basic email and voice tools, the options for staying connected in the workplace today are diverse and plentiful. All serve one goal, however, and that’s helping you and your employees get the job done as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Perhaps you only need a few additional lines to handle an increase in incoming calls to your business. Or maybe you need to secure the services of an entire call center to handle the volume of customer inquiries and telemarketing tasks your company has on its plate. However your company needs to expand communications-wise, there are many services available online to help you obtain price quotes for small business phone systems (

One online option is to fill out a price-quoting website’s Q-and-A submission form. The representatives of this type of website take your answers to the questions on the form and use them to select the best quotes and vendors in your area that are offering the services you need. Questions range from the general (“Do you need more telecommunications options?”) to the specific (“Does your business require mobile conferencing capabilities?”). Your answers will determine the type of quotes you receive from various vendors.

More simplistic options for requesting quotes include contacting a service provider. Many offer quote request forms on their websites, and these are usually short and easy to fill out. They’ll need your contact information and sometimes ask for you to generally state what services you’re interested in. A representative will then contact you directly with a quote. Some websites offer similar forms but will gather quotes from multiple vendors near you. This option is good if you’re looking to get a wide range of quotes for what’s available to you.

Once you identify and select the most qualified and reasonable vendor, you’ll be well on your way to expanding your company’s telecommunications reach. All it takes is a few short minutes, knowledge of which communication areas need expansion, and one of these simple online price quote request forms!

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