Choosing a phone number for a professional is an operation that should not be taken lightly. Indeed, it is a real communication axis towards your customers on which you will be able to rely to build your strategy. So take the time to read this before choosing your local number or international number.
Offer the free call to your customers
A personalized local phone number gives you the ability to determine the cost of the call for your customers. Making the effort to allow them to join you at a low fee or even totally free will be greatly appreciated! Indeed, many studies show the relevance of this choice.
Increase your credibility
Some customers find it unprofessional to communicate a mobile number, preferring to call a landline number. They have the image of a company that starts and therefore not yet completely reliable. They feel reassured and more confident with a fixed number. So even if you are still mobile, think, for the conquest of your customers, the customization of your phone number!
Give meaning to your number
Choosing a personalized phone number will also help you stand out from the competition by strategically determining it. Some will prefer sequences of repetitive numbers that will be easier to memorize while others will opt for keywords. Indeed, each key of the phone corresponds to several letters. For example, the number 2 will be associated with the letters “A”, “B”, “C”. Just look at your cell phone keypad to understand this principle. It is therefore possible to form a short word with your number. You will then be able to communicate to your customers based on this keyword. This is a very popular principle in the English-speaking world.
Foster proximity with your customers
In France, each landline number has an area code that makes it possible to locate a company or an individual in five major regions. Your customer will feel a closeness to your company since you are from the same region! He will feel more confident and will have a stronger tendency to use your services. This operating principle can also be applied to an international number since it also has a country code.
Specialize your lines
With a personalized Vanity phone number, you will be able to assign it to a specific service of your company. The appellant is therefore certain of getting what he is looking for. This avoids the communication of a single number and therefore calls management by a standard responsible for finding the right person. This will greatly simplify the management of your business. Be careful, however, not to multiply the numbers of calls in an excessive way. You may lose a lot of visibility to your customers.