People who run a business of any kind, whether it is a large multinational or a small business, need to have a business telephone system. Having a business telephone system will give them more capabilities, and make them more efficient as well. But some people still are not convinced of this, and it affects them in ways they are not aware of.
True or false? A business telephone system is designed to accept all types of phone calls.
False! People who believe they do not need a business telephone system usually think that they can receive business calls and personal calls on the same telephone. These people believe if they were to get a business telephone, it is basically like having two phones for the same purpose. But this isn’t the case; a business telephone enables you to accept business calls only. You will not have to worry about personal calls that are unrelated.
True or false? Organising a business telephone is going to be far more difficult than a personal phone.
False! Organising a business telephone is far easier and far more convenient then if you were to accept business calls and personal calls on the same telephone. How many times have you missed important business calls because it got mixed up in personal calls you weren’t able to separate? Chances are more than once, even if you are unaware of it. This makes you look unprofessional, and probably hurts your business in the long run.
True or false? Personal calls will still find their way through if you have a business telephone system.
False! Personal calls will only find their way through if you give out the business telephone number to people not related to your business. As long as you give out your business telephone number only to those who are associated with your business in some sort of way, or possible contacts, you won’t have to worry about this. I’m sure you are receiving these phone calls to your personal phone right now, and the reason why is because everyone has access to the same phone number.
Do you understand now why you need a business telephone system? Chances are you have been hurting yourself in more ways than one by not having one. You learned from this simple quiz that having a business telephone will enable you to accept only business calls and not personal calls, a business phone will be far easier to organize, and you will not have to worry about personal business interfering with real business.