How-to to run a software consulting business

Setup telephony

by shabda on October 10, 2011

You need a business telephone number and (optionally) a fax number. You can choose to continue to use your personal number as the business number, but that can cause you to get calls in middle of the nights (hello timezones), or sometimes your wife may be speaking to your business contacts. It is advisable to get a business telephone number.

Additionally you may have customers who live in different countries that you. Our business is based in India and most of our clients are in the US.

We have a SkypeIN number which has a US local number and rings my Skype. For faxes we use Efax, it gives me incoming faxes and allows faxing documents.

No body has faxed me in an year so a fax may not be necessary.

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