New OnSIP Review: VTech VSP726 and VH6102

We're happy to announce our latest phone review for the VTech VSP726, along with the VH6102 cordless headset. The phone has a solid feature set for the price, and comes with local call recording. Here's an excerpt from the review:

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Topics: SMB Leadership, IP phone, VTech, VoIP, phone review

What Is Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Power over Ethernet is a feature that can streamline setup and decrease the cost of equipment you need to buy for IP-enabled endpoints, such as VoIP phones, cameras, and other devices that transfer data via Ethernet cables.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, IP phones,, VoIP, power over ethernet

Hosted PBX Setup: Key Considerations

Business VoIP providers love to use the word "seamless" when describing their services. They offer "no hardware" solutions and promise easy set up "in minutes".

But is that actually the case?

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Topics: hosted PBX, webphone, VoIP, slack, Softphone

Setup DIY Phone System for Small Business in Less Than 1 Hour

OnSIP was built for people who hate waiting. We offer a complete phone system that takes less than an hour to set up - and it's all DIY. There's no extra hardware required. Deskphones optional. All you need are your laptop and your vocal chords (not included).

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Topics: SMB Leadership, webphone, VoIP, onsip_app

6 Free IP Phone System Perks for Internal Collaboration

A free IP phone system allows you to communicate with your team through voice calls, video calls, and IM at no cost. Many of these systems eventually require you to upgrade for full features and calling options, but some free offerings are robust enough to serve as complete solutions.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, webphone, VoIP, tips

Think You Don't Have Time to Switch to VoIP?

The incentive to switch to a VoIP phone system is always there. After all, businesses see average savings of between 50% and 75% after making the transition.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, IP phone, Office Management, VoIP

5 Benefits of VoIP CRM Integration

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platforms are a vital tool for businesses to keep track of their interactions with prospects and customers. CRM integrations allow third parties, such as cloud VoIP providers, to connect your CRM account with your business phone system and exchange data between the two platforms. But what advantages does this actually bring to your business?

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Office Management, VoIP, integrations

Decoding VoIP Jargon: Common Acronyms and What They Mean

VoIP jargon can be very confusing to people who aren't familiar with the industry. That's why we compiled a list of common acronyms associated with business phone systems with definitions for readers of any background.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Office Management, hostedPBX, VoIP

How Many Phone Lines Do We Need?

A 'phone line' is an old term that comes from traditional landline phone systems. However, in an era where most businesses use a hosted VoIP service, this phrase is used in many different contexts. In this blog, we'll examine a few different interpretations of a 'phone line' and help you answer the critical question: How many phone lines do you need in your office? If you're looking to understand how to setup one phone line, multiple extensions— you've come to the right place. 

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Office Management, hostedPBX, VoIP

What to Do When Your VoIP Service Goes Down

Losing VoIP service can negatively impact every facet of your business. Service disruptions can result in lost opportunities, anger existing customers, and diminish your ability to communicate internally.

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Topics: SMB Leadership, Business Technology, hostedPBX, VoIP, downtime